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Te Vakaroa Villas

Main Road, Muri, Cook Islands
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39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We stayed here for our honeymoon at the beginning of November, overall it was lovely however it could have been a whole lot better for the extremely expensive cost you are paying per night. Firstly you have to pay for the airport transfer on top, even though there would be no other way to get to the villa at that... More 

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your email. Transfers are not included due to the fact we have to outsource this service which comes at a cost which we are unable to absorb, very few properties here provide complimentary transfers unless they are very close to the airport.. Yes we did have an issue with the spa and have replaced the pump which... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place, first class. This is now the third time we have been here. Six apartments tastefully furnished with all facilities maintained to an exceptional standard. Spacious with fully equipped kitchen. Wonderful friendly staff who were always helpful. All credit to you Nick thanks for another wonderful stay at Te Vakaroa. Highly recommend for any one wanting a restful break... More 

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tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

We are thrilled you had another enjoyable stay with us here at Te Vakaroa. Thank you for your encouraging comments and we look forward to having you to stay again in the near future. Nick Reeves General Manager More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed at Te Vakaroa. The first last year as a couple and this time as a foursome so have stayed both in the one bedroom villas down stairs and the two bedroom villas upstairs. Both superbly appointed with everything you need for an amazing stay. The small privately enclosed villas, there are only... More 

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tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

How nice of you to write a review about Te Vakaroa Villas. We are all very pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us and can only hope you will return one day to see us again. It was a pleasure to have you here and thank you for your kind words. Kind regards, Nick Reeves More 

Hamilton, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Te Vakaroa Villas is gold star accommodation without screaming kids ideal for people wanting a peaceful rest. All self contained and 100 metres to supermarkets made it perfect for our recent fishing trip to the island.

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tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary review. It is always a pleasure to have people stay with us and we are glad you had a fun experience in Rarotonga. Hope to see you here again sometime. Warm regards, Nick Reeves More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is our fifth visit back to these villas. You may of stayed elsewhere in Rarotonga but nothing beats Te Vakaroa Villas with its location, serenity and ambience. When you put your feet up the magic of the place compels you to relax and enjoy. As usual, the grounds are immaculately maintained, your rooms are serviced with the same meticulous... More 

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tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always fantastic to see guests return and notice the little improvements we have made to the property. Five times is the most anyone has returned, thank you very much and we look forward to having you here for your sixth visit. Kind regards, Nick Reeves More 

Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Muri beach is the best area, Te Vacaroa is first class accomodation just a few metres from the lagoon. The two bedroom apts have 2 steep sets of stairs, the singles bedrooms ones are not that private. Staff very helpful. Only real negative was the wifi which Nick says he knows about and is promising to sort out. It may... More 

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tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. The wifi has been looked into and is now running smoothly. We do charge for this service as it is not free in the Cook Islands but we do provide a complimentary 120mgb voucher when guests arrive which will enable you to receive and send a large number of emails. Living on an island... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We had the most wonderful stay here at the Villas. Our Villa was beautiful and the staff were amazing and friendly. We felt right at home and were sad to leave. Big thank you to Poko, Jai, Annette and Helen for making our stay so special.

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Des E, Director of Sales at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana --- as we welcome you in the Cook Islands. Thanks for your kind words and particularly recognition of our staff who's help ensured your holiday was a great experience for you. We strive to ensure our guests have the holiday of a lifetime and would welcome a return at any time. Kia Manuia Des Eggelton More 

Timaru, New Zealand
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I've stayed twice at Te Vakaroa this year - both times travelling with wife and friends, with the second trip being inspired by just how good the first one was! Both times the meet and greet at the airport occured without a hitch. Check-in was seamless and welcoming. The villas and shared (pool) area are stunning. Rooms are well appointed... More 

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Des E, Director of Sales at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana, What a wonderful detailed positive run down on our establishment you have portrayed for all to view. Your time and effort in detailing your experiences and observations, providing an unbaised position for others, is very much appreciated by our staff and management and we are very pleased your stay with us was up to expectations. Kia Manuia Des... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Fabulous location right on Muri Lagoon. The villa we had was on the ground floor, one bedroom and extremely spacious. All fixtures and fittings are of the highest quality and the outdoor area (under cover) was superb. As there are only six villas on the property, three up and three down it almost feels as if you have the place... More 

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Des E, Director of Sales at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Naturally we are pleased you had a wonderful holiday with us and your recognition of our staff, in particular by naming each of them, is very much appreciated. Tourist businesses rely on friendly staff who interact with guests making for relaxed and very pleasant holidays for all and we strive to ensure our interaction is friendly and helpful.... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We spent time at Te Vakaroa Villas for our honeymoon. Wine and treats on arrival, friendly staff. Spacious, well equipped rooms. Comfy beds. Lovely and clean. Perfect place to spend a week! Can highly recommend a visit.

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Des E, Director of Sales at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thanks for choosing Te Vakaroa Villas for your special honeymoon and its great to hear we lived up to your expectations with the level of our appointments and service. We wish you a wonderful future together and would welcome a return at any time to further enjoy our facilities and of course the wonderful food on offer close... More 

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