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Aro'a Beachside Inn

3.5 of 5 Villa   |   PO Box 2160, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

if you are looking for a place to chill.. relax.. regroup.. look no further. Easy to get to from the airport..directly on the beach.. sunsets to watch every night while sitting at the bar enjoying a cool local brew.. the rooms are large with full kitchens.. you can walk, bike, moped, bus or drive to nearby corner stores or a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those hidden gems you find. Despite not having actually stayed we spent time at the Shipwreck Hutt attached to the accommodation. The hosts with the most, new owners who have embraced the island traditions and have not changed one thing from previous. Food delightful, plenty, BBQ nights and great entertainment.we recommend this little slice of paradise... More 

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Jan, Thank you for your awesome review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visits to the World famous Shipwreck Hut, loads of fun. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Steve More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just the perfect place for us. Great staff and service. Cabin was large and comfortable. Didn't need air conditioning. Fun family atmosphere. Good breakfasts. Three special evenings with local musicians and meals .Snorkeling right out front. If you are looking for an all inclusive 5 star 200 people or more partying place this is not it. If you want a... More 

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Ann, Thank you for your fantastic review we are so pleased that you decided to stay with us and that you had a perfect holiday. We look forward to seeing you both again. Steve More 

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Aro'a Beachside Inn which was well worth two long flights from the UK. The location right on the beach was perfect for us and we were made very welcome by Steve and Geraldine who although new to the hospitality business seem to be coping with their tight learning curve very well. To wake up... More 

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Geoff, Thanks for your fantastic review. I was a real pleasure hosting you guys. Hope you have a great time on your travels, have fun, Steve & Geraldine. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We have visited Raro a number of times in different resorts, we will be back to Aroa. Room was good, beach was great, friendly welcoming hosts who treated you as individuals. The resort is an excellent size where one may join in all activities or get on your own for a little peace and relaxation. Just shoot the rooster !

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana. Thanks for your review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Aroa Beachside Inn. We are training Dexter to chase the roosters and chickens off the property.... We hope to see you again soon. Steve & Geraldine. More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We were made to feel very welcome upon arrival. We managed to get a great package which included Aroa's amazing fruit breakfasts and lots of great activities to do. We were in a perfect location and just steps away from the beach. We also really enjoyed utilising their stand up paddle boards, snorkeling gear and library swap. The nighttime entertainment... More 

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Kia Orana. Thanks for you great review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon. Steve & Geraldine. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Aro'a Beachside Inn combines an incredible setting with a great atmosphere that far and away beats your typical island resort. Staff and so friendly and service is so personal, but everything you need is right there. No downsides at all to this wonderful accommodation. They were also extremely helpful to us when we lost something while out swimming, and full... More 

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Kia Orana, Thank you for your fantastic review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the with us. Hope to see you again soon. Steve & Geraldine. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Aroa Beachside Inn is a really special place. It is intimate, yet there are always people around if you want some company. It also has the best beach bar with awesome cocktails and you can walk right up off the beach and order a beverage at any time of the day. Unlike big resorts you are also likely to run... More 

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Kia Orana. Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed staying at our beautiful resort. We look forward to seeing you again. Steve & Geraldine. More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

An amazing place to stay, great hosts, very friendly staff so helpful. great snorkelling and swimming. peaceful surroundings. The ship wreck hut was fabulous. Breakfasts were just awesome! Comfy room, lovely bed. will be back for another holiday would highly recommend to others.

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Kia Orana, Thanks for your awesome review, really pleased that you enjoyed our beautiful resort. Hope to see you again soon. Steve & Geraldine More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Waking up with a view of the ocean was amazing. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the snorkeling in the lagoon right on the doorstep is some of the best on the island. The shipwreck hut is probably one of the best bars I've ever been to, right on the beach with fantastic sunsets and cocktails. Perfect relaxing... More 

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thanks for your amazing review. Really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday everyone at the Shipwreck Hut, including Dexter of course, look forward to your return. Thanks again, Steve & Geraldine More 

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Address: PO Box 2160, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aro'a Beachside Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Aro`a Beachside Hotel Arorangi
Aro'a Beachside Inn Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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