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Manuia Beach Resort

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Main Rd Arorangi | Beachfront, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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  • Location
    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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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

loved the room and facilities - simple, clean, well serviced. Food at the restaurant was excellent and the night with laid-back duo, vocals and guitar was a pleasant surprise. Did not enjoy our situation in the facility so much, back from the sea, no view. Pick your room carefully at this place.

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to Rarotonga has left us with a feeling of disappointment. First impressions were positive though: our room was spotless, well laid out and the outdoor shower proved to be a pleasant surprise. The lack of genuine hospitality is what killed it: our overall feeling was that the staff did not want to connect with the guests. It... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the Manuia for a week. The rooms are tidy, comfortable and spacious. I thoroughly enjoyed the outdoor shower and left the island with dreams of recreating the design at home. There are events on every night, but everything on the island is easily accessible, especially with the bus stop outside.

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to The Cook Islands. We came on the recommendation of our travel agent. We wouldn't hesitate to visit the beautiful Rarotonga and the beautiful people there again. We spent a week in a garden bungalow The Pros - the resort is in a beautiful place. The beach is lovely and the poolside area is lovely.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a couple nights recently at Manuia Beach Resort. We didn’t really find any faults as such, but we didn’t feel wowed either. When paying $400-$600 per night we were hoping to find something special at Manuia Beach Resort – but felt a little underwhelmed. The rooms were just okay… more like simple motel-style units. Wifi was bad... More 

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

We first stayed at Manuia Beach 12 years ago. Love the location so close to the beach on the sunset side of Rarotonga, spacious tiled rooms and outdoor showers, lovely staff and no children policy. Have returned 3 times since, the most recently last month.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

May daughter and I stayed 4 nights at the Manuia resort. The place is beautiful, great rooms right in front of the ocean. When I booked I didn't know that this was an adult only resort (they could advertise that more clearly and not leave it to booking.com fine print) but having my 13 years old daughter was not a... More 

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Grimsby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had only one night. The villas are clean and quaint. We had a garden view which was lovely. Beach is on a beautiful lagoon sunset side. Nice infinity pool with barefoot bar and restaurant. Food wasn't the best, but there are restaurants close. Staff was helpful and nice. Overall a decent experience and would have no problem staying again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We stayed here for a week and it was such a welcoming and relaxing place. Rooms were clean and spacious with every thing you needed. Loved the outside shower. The staff were super helpful and nothing was too much trouble. A big thank you to Sue who does a great tour of the Island every tuesday which we enjoyed. She... More 

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Milpitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My husband and I were there for 5 nights. It was an amazing place. I wanted to say thank you to Sue and everyone for our lovely stayed. I think Cook Islands is the place people should visit at least once in their travel life. Their beauties are beyond words. God blesses the people and their land.

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