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Muri Beach Resort

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Main Road, Muri Village | P.O. Box 146, Muri, Cook Islands (Formerly Shangri-La Beach Cottages)
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Ranked #1 of 4 Muri B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Ange747 Wellington, New Zealand
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 6 nights in a garden unit. The staff at the resort and the Nautilus restaurant next door were brilliant service with a smile everytime but the room furnishings and bathroom could do with an upgrade. Shower product caddy was unclean upon arrival with mould and another guest hair, basin and toilet very worn. Pool lovely and outdoor furniture... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the two bedroom villa Room 6 with my 3 teenage children. The villa was clean and had enough space for our family of 5. I do think it is overpriced for what it is but I imagine it is fairly in line with other resorts in Rarotonga. The location is excellent and the kids could walk up... More

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Singapore, Singapore
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed in room 2, ocean view villa, basic but clean, 2 adults plus 1 child. had everything you need but basic, only 3 cups, 3 plates etc, very small TV. Had a DVD player once we asked, but no DVD's to borrow, only 4 TV channels, and mainly R18 movies playing, not great for a 11 year old, often repeating... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were all really lovely and helpful. The room was a good size and clean. The resort is in very close proximity to the beach but still quiet (minus the roosters). It's also easy walking distance to an amazing bakery/cafe as well as hire places, other shops (post shop, gift shop etc) and the night market.

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11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 rooms for us and our 3 adult children.Short walk to most things such as many eating places, night market, hire companies (bikes, motorbikes and cars), tour operators (lagoon cruises, sufaris, quad bike etc.) Resort restaurant (Aqua) is good and the neighbouring Nautilus restaurant great. They share owners and quality of service. Rooms are advertised as Garden Villa,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed five nights for a friends wedding and the Muri Beach area is a fantastic location. Staff were excellent during the stay and transfers with Margaret were excellent with her coming to the rescue of the wedding party during very heavy rain. Overall the rooms are functional and well suited to a family holiday although I agree with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

A group of us from nz stayed here for our wedding. It was beautiful to say the least, Sane at reception was a breath of fresh air everytime we went into the office so friendly and helpful. Margaret was amazing she went above and beyond for us. And Mata and Tevita did a beautiful job of setting up the reception... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stayed at this resort as part of a group for a renewing of vows. We had a wonderful greeting at the airport with many laughs in the pick up van witn Margaret. We stayed in pool villa #4. Nice spacious unit. One closer inspection it is due for a up date. The bathroom vanity was worn and water damaged.... More

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed here over Easter April 2014 for five nights, the staff is amazing and so is the manager and our airport transfer Margaret was the best :-) The first day we were woken early with the construction next door as they are expanding the resort but this was the only day thank goodness. I felt with was overpriced for... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed at the Muri beach club resort for 7 nights! We went for a friends wedding! The staff at this resort were amazing! So friendly and always helpful! I would like to say a big thank you to Ana, Luke, Jone, Raj, and Kendra for such amazing service! These guys were amazing and truly made our holiday memorable! This... 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:4 star — Muri Beach Resort 4*
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Muri Beach Hotel Muri
Muri Beach Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Absolute beachfront on Muri. This intimate boutique resort offers 20 beautifully decorated deluxe self-contained villas and apartments. These well-appointed units feature air-conditioning, Jacuzzi spa baths, insect screens, TV/DVD, in-house movies, Wi-Fi internet, IDD telephones. And all of this is set amongst tropically landscaped gardens. When not enjoying the stunning views from the beachfront deck, enjoy lazing by the large swimming pool sipping tropical cocktails. The resorts beautiful poolside Polynesian style cafe & cocktail bar which is surrounded by tropical gardens is al-fresco dining Island style. ... more   less 
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