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The Edgewater Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Main Road, Arorangi 121, Cook Islands
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Arorangi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Would like to say a HUGE thank you to the staff at the resort especially Amelia our wedding co ordinator even with the rain we still had a wonderful night. All staff were amazing and friendly our four kids fell in love with the staff and the laid back Easy going nature of everyone. From crab racing to island night... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Paradise does exist! beautiful Cook Islands! still unspoilt by western commercialism. the Edgewater at first sight seems a little outdated BUT once ensconced in our upgraded suite the place became everything we had wanted. wonderful friendly staff who couldn't do enough for you. the Edgewater is close to several other eateries(within walking distance) all fabulous! the bus (clockwise and anticlockwise)... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not a great place to stay if you need sleep. We stayed in a garden villa and a garden room and were exposed to dogs barking, bad karaoke, local party noise, a fight, noisy staff and unwelcome phone calls, weed whackers, construction noise and worst of all the ROOSTERS going at all hours. Not exactly restful. Otherwise is average and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was basic and a little tired. Staff need to be coached on customer service. It is a laid back holiday where we read, snorkeled and rested which is what we needed. I was disappointed that the island night had a western carvery and next to no tropical fruit available. If I went to the cook island again I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We didn't stay at Edgewater, but we went there twice for events linked to a wedding. The first was the 'Island Night.' It was a vey expensive waste of money. Cocktails and other bar prices at Edgewater are off the wall--50% higher than elsewhere! The island feast was, overall, pretty mediocre. Rukau (taro leaves cooked in coconut cream) was nice,... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 8 nights at the Edgewater, we had a room that overlooked the pool and the lagoon beautiful views. The room was basic and a little tired, We did find it to be a little noisy especially on the night of wedding receptions. ( handy hint ask for a lagoon view room) The resort has a daily bulletin with... More

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On returning 10 times to Rarotonga Staying at the Edgewater Resort & spa with Up grades to deluxe beach front rooms is amazing. So friendly, clean and so central. Holidays of a life time. We will be returning.

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Southland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to stay for 8 nights at the Edgewater after reading tripadvisor . We up graded to a lagoon view room before we left and pleased we did our room was 404 on the second floor the view was amazing and was the sunsets, the room was fine the pillows were a bit old but it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I have just returned from a fantastic week-long stay here! It is a beautiful spot- can go swimming and snorkelling in the lagoon directly outside (and good snorkelling too, shallow but very bright and interesting fish). We were in the lagoon view rooms and found them fantastic! I see a few comments of people not being happy... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First we were on ground floor garden superior unit in 600 block. After 4 nights we asked for a room change as we had noisy neighbours above & next door. Moved to 800 block on top floor much better!!!. Rooms are basic, mattresses need to be improved you can feel springs when you push down, pillows very stained and smelly... More

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  • Beachfront Deluxe(10)
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Address: Main Road, Arorangi 121, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Edgewater Resort & Spa 3.5*
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Also Known As:
The Edgewater Resort And Spa
The Edgewater Hotel Arorangi
Edgewater Hotel Arorangi
Edgewater Resort Arorangi
Edgewater Rarotonga
Edgewater Resort Rarotonga
The Edgewater Resort & Spa Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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