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Te Vakaroa Villas

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Muri Beach, Muri, Cook Islands
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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233 reviews 233 reviews
55 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Careful research on TripAdvisor and other sites indicated that Te Vakaroa Villas would be a comfortable and memorable place to stay. Our confidence in the opinions was amply rewarded: Te Vakaroa Villas is THE place to stay if you want high quality combined with delightful ambiance and a superb location. Our villa was equipped to the highest standards and we... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Te Vakaroa had absolutely everything we could have wanted. The service was extremely attentive from the time we arrived at the airport to the time we were taken back there. The room (we were in a 1-bedroom villa) was comfortable and spacious. Add to all that a great pool, all the options for things to do and we had a... More 

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

Kia Orana, It was a pleasure to have hosted you on your Cook Islands holiday and we are very grateful for your kind words about your experiences at the Villas. We would love to have the opportunity to host another visit should you choose the Cook Islands for a future holiday. Kia Manuia More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I just stayed at Te Vakaroa for our honeymoon, and had a great time. We received a number of awesome amenities, including, a complimentary pick-up from the airport, a free bottle of sparkling wine, free paddleboarding vouchers for the neighboring sports rental shop, a free two-day car rental, his and her massages, and overall great service. The... More 

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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 occasion, and its great to hear that you participated in, and experienced the activities, and service that the management and staff offer daily to all guests. Our team would like to wish you all the best for the future and would welcome you back should the opportunity prevail for... More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This place is just stunning!!!...and certainly has the WOW factor. It is classy, sophisticated, yet at the same time totally easy and relaxed. There are 2 types of accommodation - 2 bedroom villas upstairs, and 1 bedroom villas downstairs. Both these options look onto a beautiful infinity pool, which in turn flows to the beautiful Muri beach and lagoon. We... More 

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

Kia Orana, It is always pleasing to be responding to a wonderful review and we thankyou very much for this. We at Te Vakaroa Villas strive to ensure all guests are well looked after during their stay with us and as time permits we continually take the opportunity to upgrade and ensure the product continues to meet clients expectations. Our... More 

Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed in a 2 bedroom villa with our 2 teenage kids. The villa was beautifully decorated and appointed with every amenity necessary for a comfortable stay. We appreciated the fully stocked kitchen, washer and dryer and air conditioning. The deck and outdoor furniture was fantastic. It was like having a second lounge outside. With only 5 other villas, the... More 

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

Kia Orana, The management and staff appreciate your positive comments and are pleased your holiday was up to your expectations. Thanks for the detail within your review and the way you have portrayed our facilities. We hope the memories of you family holiday stay with you into the future, and as Xmas approaches may we take this opportunity to wish... More 

Strathalbyn, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stayed at Te Vakaroa Villas in November 2013 for our honeymoon. Te Vakaroa Villas are set amongst the most beautiful beaches, restaurants, scenery and people in the world. Very clean, sophisticated and surrounded by lush gardens. We would highly recommend TV Vakaroa villas to anyone looking for a romantic, clean and safe location.

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

Kia Orana, Honeymoons are special times for couples, both young and old, and we are pleased you spent your honeymoon with us at Te Vakaroa Villas and found our facilities, location and service to your liking. The management and staff would like to wish you a happy and prosperous future and maybe at a time in the future we will... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Unfortunately we didn't stay at this hotel but we were taken through by the owner who is a expat Kiwi. The property is right on Muri Lagoon and is right next door to restaurants and cafes. The rooms are really stunning and fully self contained. Everything seems to be of the best quality with no expense spared on bedding and... More 

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

Kia Orana, Thanks for your wonderful assessment of Te Vakaroa Villas despite not staying with us, Be assured we strive to ensure all guests are treated equally and have a wonderful experience with us when visiting Rarotonga. We look forward to hosting any future stay you may contemplate on future visits to the Cook Islands. Kia Manuia More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is our third stay at Te Vakaroa Villas in the heart of Muri where everything is just a hop step and jump away. Our unit was immaculately clean when we arrived and the property grounds looking beautiful just like the first time we remembered. We noticed two things different about the facilities offered, one was the addition of a... More 

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

Kia Orana, Great to have you visiting us again and noticing the additional amenities and equipment that we continue to work on, for the benefit of all guests. The staff appreciate your comments and the management are very pleased to hear your experience with them was highly regarded. The team at Te Vakaroa continues to maintain and upgrade our product,... More 

Launceston, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The villa and surrounds are beautiful, and we really did love our time spent in the cook islands. However, after seeing such fantastic reviews on trip advisor, we were very disappointed with the staff at this 5 star resort. The maids and ground crew were lovely and working hard. However, the receptionist was very unwelcoming and seemed rather bitter. A... More 

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

Kia Orana, The directors of Te Vakaroa are deeply concerned about the treatment you received as one of our guests. We were aware that our front office manager has been under some stress recently and have offered her time off and shorter hours to assist in recovery, that aside there is no excuse for the poor manners shown. The spa... More 

Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Slight delay with airport pick up. Was given an upgrade to the 2 bedroom villa. Washing machine and dryer available in room to use. The surrounds is well looked after. Staff were very helpful and polite. The location of Te Vakaroa Villas is perfect. Right on Muri Beach. Very quiet and private. 2 min walk to Sails restaurant and Pacific... More 

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

Kia Orana, We are pleased you enjoyed the upgrade to our 2 Brm Villa that overlooks the lagoon and appreciate your comments so far as our central location to the wonderful Muri area activities. Certainly we would be very happy to assist with any further stay you may contemplate in the future whether of short or long duration. We wish... More 

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