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Puaikura Reef Lodges

3.0 of 5 P O Box 397 | Kavera, Arorangi 00000, Cook Islands
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

we stayed at the aroa bungalow, which housed all six of us comfortably. We were 50 mt from a fantastic beach.. Although the furniture could do with a little t.l.c ,but this is a fantastic option for a big families because you need a bit of space and privacy.

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Wellington, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Our room was at the end of the block right beside the main road so you could hear the road noise all night long. The linen did not get changed one day and when we asked for clean linen at the office it did not arrive. Mosquito screens were old and somewhat broken.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We are a family of 4 that arrived in Rarotonga with no expectations, just a family on a much anticipated holiday. After our flight got cancelled and rescheduled in NZ (take note: pay that bit extra to fly Air NZ, never again Virgin Australia) we finally arrived, albeit a day later than we had paid. We were greated by a... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Just spent 10 days at Aorangi beachfront bungalow, although it is in need of some maintenance work and definitely a sign at the front entrance (would never find it in the dark) it's a great place with plenty of room and all the accessories needed. Great place for a group or family to stay.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

The greeting at the airport was awesome , friendly driver and beautiful lei, but that's as good as it gets. The resort is very dated with little money going into upkeep. Our room had a sagging roof in the kitchen with water damage and in the pantry a large hole in roof that dropped disgusting smelling powder from roof every... More

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16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Stayed one night with a toddler, found the room decor to be a bit dated - but comfortable, clean and everything worked. Pool looked good - didn't make it in sadly. Narrow driveway access with a vehicle in it can be a challenge. Helpful staff, and handy to the nice beach across the road.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Prompt friendly airport transfers from Victor and the lovely Vaine, We were in a super superior queen which was roomy and comfortable. Good cooking facilities. We got used to the roosters, dogs barking, waves and cars after the first night, just a part of the Rarotongan experience. Friendly helpful staff, and a resident ginger kitten who loved to come and... More

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My wife and I stayed only one night at Reef Lodge main complex and moved next day to their rental property about 1 Km along the road. Our one night I must admit was rather noisy with traffic and roosters. However the beach front unit down the road was very quiet. You can hear the sea and the roosters seem... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our family had a fantastic and relaxing week in the beautiful Rarotonga. Picked up at airport by a lovely lady and taken to lodges (was after midnight) she was cheerful, nothing was a problem. Rangi in the office is wonderful as is Lotu. Rooms were spacious and clean and gave our family freedom on holiday without being crammed in (2... More

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Kawerau, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I have just returned from Rarotonga and we stayed at Puaikura Reef Lodge and stayed in room 12. When we landed their was a beautiful bubbly lady named Vaine who picked us up and drove us to the lodge. Our room was a great size with everything i needed. When i woke the next morning, Lotu the receptionist had arranged... More

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Address: P O Box 397 | Kavera, Arorangi 00000, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Puaikura Reef Lodges 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Puaikura Reef Hotel Arorangi
Puaikura Reef Lodges Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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