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Muri Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Main Road, Muri Village | P.O. Box 146, Muri, Cook Islands (Formerly Shangri-La Beach Cottages)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at this resort last week. We had a lagoon view bungalow which was very nice and a nice big unit. This is not a 5 star resort but then it does not have a 5 star price tag. The good thing about it is that it is the sister hotel to the newly built Nautilus next door so you... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

A beautiful setting on the lagoon. Peaceful, no children. We were welcomed with local cocktails and delicious canapés. The Polynesian night was excellent , both food and entertainment. My husband was looking forward to being taken by the hotel manager snorkelling but was beaten by the weather. We knew it was the rainy season but didn't quite imagine that it... More 

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toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Spent 2 weeks here fall of 2014. From the moment they picked me up at the airport to the moment they all waved goodbye I felt as you were part of a family. The room was adequate, nothing special but clean and well stocked. The grounds were clean as was the pool. Wifi is available for a cost. Kayaks, SUP... More 

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toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Spent 2 weeks here fall of 2014. From the moment they picked me up at the airport to the moment they all waved goodbye I felt as you were part of a family. The room was adequate, nothing special but clean and well stocked. The grounds were clean as was the pool. Wifi is available for a cost. Kayaks, SUP... More 

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Loved this resort so close to the beach, Nice quiet room, Bonus we had a lovely view of the water booked the 2 bedroom suite over looking the sea. Pool was fantastic, Friendly staff very happy with our stay thanks.\

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surf-6, General Manager at Muri Beach Resort, responded to this review

Kia orana J4793KIjohnr, Thank you so much for your kind words on your stay at Muri Beach Resort. We are so happy that you had a good time. The Beachfront Villa does have a pretty special view doesn't it. I will certainly pass on your comments to the staff who will be thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Merry Christmas... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We arrived in the early hours of the morning in Rarotonga, so it was hard to get our bearings but come morning we awoke to a house belonging to Muri Beach resort. There were roosters crowing on the lawn and you looked directly out to the Ring rd that ran right around the Island. I was not happy being woken... More 

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surf-6, General Manager at Muri Beach Resort, responded to this review

Kia orana Andrina M, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are happy that we were able to relocate you into the resort proper. We are also glad that you enjoyed the facilities and service at both Muri Beach Resort and Nautilus. Our staff are always on hand to make any visit as comfortable as possible and I'll... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Unfortunately just a disappointing experience. I think overall, hotel prices in Rarotonga are very high for what you get. If you're paying $300+ per night, you expect something nice, or at least a few extras thrown in. I don't want to write a negative review but would like to share a few things so that others can make an informed... More 

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surf-6, General Manager at Muri Beach Resort, responded to this review

Kia orana trademark25, Thank you for taking the time to review Muri Beach Resort - we have noted your comments with interest to improve the overall experience. The resort is actually 100% solar powered and we draw nothing from the main grid. We are planning a soft upgrade to the rooms early next year which will also include the relaunching... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Once again we stayed at Muri beach resort have been staying last 8 years . Had a great time once again with my fantastic friends. Staff always went out there way to fix the problems that cropped up on our stay . Glad your back Chrissy was great to catch up . Always a pleasure to catch up with owners... More 

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surf-6, General Manager at Muri Beach Resort, responded to this review

Kia orana nanagabriel, Always a pleasure to have you at Muri Beach Resort and thank you so much for your kind words and comments. We do plan to do a soft refurb of the property early next year and we trust that when you return it'll be back to its sparkling best. Thanks so much again for coming and see... More 

Oakura
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed here October in a pool view room. Staff are very nice. room was okay , bed was very average could feel the springs in the mattress. No support at all, shower caddie was white with black mould all over it, I rubbed my finger on it and it came right off. I paid $355 a... More 

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surf-6, General Manager at Muri Beach Resort, responded to this review

Kia orana OakuraSue1, Thank you for your review of Muri Beach Resort. I am glad you enjoyed the atmosphere & the pool area and that the staff were friendly! I am sorry about the state of housekeeping and I will be following this up. We do plan a soft refurb early next year and those areas you mentioned will be... More 

South Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Our family of four stayed here for 6 nights, 4 in a 2 bedroom apartment and 2 in two single units due to other bookings. Negatives - there was a lot of changing and angst among guests that had confirmed bookings such as ourselves. I think that its up to the resort to be responsible for travel agent enquiries -... More 

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surf-6, General Manager at Muri Beach Resort, responded to this review

Kia orana southaussies, Thank you for your review of Muri Beach Resort, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay overall. I am disappointed about the poor service you received at Aqua and the overcharging. This is clearly not our policy and I will ensure that this does not occur again. I will also be investigating the need to change... More 

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Address: Main Road, Muri Village | P.O. Box 146, Muri, Cook Islands (Formerly Shangri-La Beach Cottages)
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Muri Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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