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Puaikura Reef Lodges

3.0 of 5 Villa   |   P O Box 397 | Kavera, Arorangi 00000, Cook Islands
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want a friendly, spacious, well maintained family orientated place to stay then this is it. Even the cats put out the welcome mat. The rooms were clean, serviced every day. Cooking facilities so you can cook the fish you catch

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and two friends recently stayed in one of the Puaikura Reef Lodges Holiday Homes. The three bedroom house we shared was spacious, came with its own pool and also included a car! The house was located close to the Lodge and beach and we found it really convenient and well priced compared with other resorts on the island. We... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from staying at the lodge and had a wonderful amazing time! The staff couldn't do enough for us and made us very welcome The rooms are just across from the beach but we didn't go across... We spent most of the time round the pool (which didn't get crowded) We will definitely come back to here... More

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for a week, nice and relaxing,great ammenities and the staff were wonderful and heplful. The bus is right outside and right across the road is awesome snorkelling. Wouln't stay anywhere else, highly recommended. Bill and Karen NZ

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Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

To Lotu, Rangi, Manu & the chamber ladies: you made us feel like we were coming back to see old friends - this was our first visit to the Island and we had a wonderful time. Whether in or around the pool, it is a terrific place to meet new friends and share ideas of where to go next for... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed here for the first 5 nights of our recent holiday, and found it a great little place to be based. We were in the executive room, which is above the main office - a great sized room with a private deck overlooking the pool. The room was basic, but had everything required - a good size kitchen, equipped... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Return visit was just as good as last year. Lotu your the best and Tina who looked after our unit could not ask for anything more your a gem. Maunu the grounds man thanks for fresh coconut and keep chasing them chickens. Thanks again for a great relaxing 10 days and you can be sure we will be back. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Based on the staff alone, I would give this place 4-5 stars, however, there were a few issues that mean I would overall give it 3.5 out of 5. Firstly, it's worth bearing in mind, that most accommodation in Rarotonga (the big resorts) are often very expensive for what you get. The Puaikura Reef Lodges is definitely good value for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Flew in to Raro in the middle of the night. Greeted at the airport by a friendly guy but dumped at the front entrance and told our room was where the light was on. Room 8, right at the other end. Not really an issue but didn't feel very comfortable in a strange land in the middle of the night... More

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Room was fairly dated, but very functional and clean.from the outside table and chairs we could see the beach across the road. The staff are simply fantastic. Lotu were extremely helpful and went out of her way to help recommending things to do and where to eat and answering any questions we had.The cleaners and garden staff were also extremely... More

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Also Known As:
Puaikura Reef Hotel Arorangi
Puaikura Reef Hotel
Puaikura Reef Lodges Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Address: P O Box 397 | Kavera, Arorangi 00000, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 12 Specialty lodging in Arorangi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Puaikura Reef Lodges 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Puaikura Reef Lodges is ideally situated on the sheltered south west side of Rarotonga. Located 50m away from a sparkling white sandy beach and crystal blue lagoon. The beach is ideal for swimming and snorkeling. This family friendly property has 13 spacious 1 bedroom and studio units with kitchenettes and private balconies. Facilities include, booking office, swimming pool, bbq area, honesty bar, library, snorkeling equipment, and general store/internet facilities next door. ... more   less 
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Puaikura Reef Lodges is ideally situated on the sheltered south west side of Rarotonga. Located 50m away from a sparkling white sandy beach and crystal blue lagoon. The beach is ideal for swimming and snorkeling. This family friendly property has 13 spacious 1 bedroom and studio units with kitchenettes and private balconies. Facilities include, booking office, swimming pool, bbq area, honesty bar, library, snorkeling equipment, and general store/internet facilities next door. ... more   less 
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