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Aroa Kainga

Aroa Beach, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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Aroa Kainga
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Hamilton, New Zealand
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121 reviews 121 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First, my conflicts of interest: (a) I knew the owner, Tricia Thompson, in Wellington a couple of decades ago; (b) In 2013, when visiting Rarotonga, we helped a friend, who was minding the place for Tricia, clean one of the bungalows. It was the 'helping out' experience in 2013 that decided us to book a bungalow for June 2014. Best... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just love this place and it is two minutes walk from the best snorkelling in Rarotonga. Trish the owner is simply fantastic and everything is in the bungalow that you need for a great stay and we were there 16 nights. Lorraine, Trish's minder is brilliant as well and anything you need to know about attractions, local shopping and restaurants... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This was a great place to stay in Rarotonga. The location is just inland from the best snorkel beach on the island. The bungalow was lovely--nicely decorated, very clean, well maintained, and well equipped. Tricia was so very helpful and gracious, giving us great suggestions for things to do and places to eat and giving us insight on island life.... More

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New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Aroa Kainga Bungalows are tucked down a quiet lane, about a 2 minute walk to a marine reserve. They were a great place to base our holiday from as we were able to easily access the beach, bus and walks on the "back road". The bungalows are set in a lovely tropical garden and a special treat for us was... More

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Canberra, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We have recently returned from a 9 night stay at the wonderful Aroa Kianga bungalows. I can echo all the previous positive reviews but wanted to add that Lorraine went above and beyond in taking time with us to point out great places on Rarotonga and share her general knowledge. Many thanks Lorraine and also to Trish who sorted out... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

An amazing location 2 minute walk to the beach which is part of a marine reserve so excellent snorkeling. We booked both bungalows and had a wonderful holiday with our family. Lorraine was there to meet us and gave us lots of information about places to go, bus timetables and good places for dinner. Could not recommend highly enough. Will... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Aroa Kainga exceeded my expectations! I had the most wonderful holiday! I was traveling solo, and was looking for a good central location at a decent price. The bungalow was perfectly equipped with everything you could need. Very comfortable, cozy and well laid out. The place was VERY clean and tidy and the shower was excellent. The fresh fruit and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Aroa Kainga was absolutely wonderful! We caught a very late flight in (2am) and Tricia was up to welcome us. We booked very late but Tricia managed to fit us in with 3 nights in the bungalow and 4 in the studio, and we were more than happy. Straight away I noticed how lovely and CLEAN the place was, I... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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50 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I would happily stay here again. Great location, close to a very nice beach - both for sitting on the sand, or snorkeling. The beach is a 5 minute walk from the property and I went swimming every day. This beach (bordering the Rarotongan Resort) is really one of the best snorkeling spots on the island, and also a marine... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My partner and i greatly enjoyed our stay in the studio apartment at Aroa Kainga. It exceeded our expectations regarding the size ( spacious for a studio and had a large kitchen area) and how modern it is. Nice private property with a lovely wee deck area right outside the sliding door to sit in sun or shade. We had... More

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Address: Aroa Beach, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Also Known As:
Aroa Kainga Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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