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Palm Grove

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O. Box 23, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Vaimaanga
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Clint O Newcastle, Australia
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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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Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff here were very friendly and helpful. Rooms were well maintained and very clean. Kitchen facilities are in the rooms if you want to self-cater a couple of nights (there's a shop just down the road that sells fresh yellowfin tuna). The beach is just across the road (or straight out the front if you get a beach bungalow) and... More

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Christchurch NZ
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Palm Grove was the perfect choice for us - 4 adults, 2 kids. We stayed in the 3 bedroom garden bungalow which was great - had everything that we needed but next time I think we will splash out on the Beach Villa :) The resort itself was very quiet, probably less than half full, but we feel it was... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We couldn't make up our minds what to do ,as we didn't want to make a fuss around home ,but we needed a getaway Rarotonga is just the place for us as we have been there 6 times now and done all the tourist bits so all that was left to do was to the Beach or Shopping and Relax... More

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20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Just to start out there are no chain hotels because of land laws We normally stay at hiltons, a hilton this is not. This hotel was awesome, they have a beach with kayaks and snorkel gear as well as play toys for kis. The beach is secluded and nothing like the tourist beach of muri We stayed in beach villa... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Our family made a return trip to Rarotonga and the Palm Grove staying the first couple weeks of February. We were not disappointed and found we had the same great experience as we did three years ago. It's already been said In detail so I will hit the highlights. The beach, unbelievable, as amazing as the first time we saw... More

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Well it's five stars all the way simply because of It's The Cook Islands init !!! This really has to be the destination of a lifetime or as in our case three lifetimes. We had a cabin overlooking the lagoon and all you could hear is the surf on the reef. The cabin was clean and had all you needed... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We stayed at Palm Grove in one of the beachfront bungalows as part of our honeymoon. It was the beginning of an extended trip and it was excellent. The location is quiet, away from the more touristy parts of Rarotonga so you can truly relax. The beach is beautiful, clean and really quiet. Most of the times we enjoyed it... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stayed in one of the newly renovated beachfront bungalows and they were just lovely. Everything we hoped for and more......They were so close to the beach, with the lovely white sand and beautiful warm waters. The staff were all friendly and helpful. We ate several meals at the restaurant and they were all great. We always enjoyed our continental... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We stayed at Palm Grove just recently and thoroughly enjoyed it!! We had a garden villa, G1, and found it very nice and quiet even though we were quite close to the road. The only complaint I have is the security lights on the villa which are situated to shine on the parking lot, they leave the room quite illuminated... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We researched our trip for quite a while, looking online and in brochures. In the end we decided on Palm Grove. We arrived in the middle of the night, were met at the airport, and whisked to the hotel at which our beach front bungalow was already set up for us. We hit the sack and woke up to the... More

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Additional Information about Palm Grove

Address: P.O. Box 23, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Vaimaanga
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Vaimaanga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palm Grove 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set in the enchanting area of Vaimaanga on the stunning southern coast, Palm Grove enjoys the tranquility of one of the best locations on Rarotonga. 26 individual bungalows are scattered over 5 acres of landscaped beachfront and garden property. Bungalows are available in studio to 3-bedroom layout and feature kingsize beds, kitchen facilities, aircon, flatscreen TV, and private patio/balcony. Property amenities include our onsite restaurant and bar, swimming pool, guest BBQ, laundry facility, tour desk, and motorbike rentals. All guests receive complimentary daily tropical breakfast buffet and use of kayaks, snorkel equipment, beach chairs and beach towels. Welcome to Palm Grove, your private piece of paradise! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Palm Grove Hotel Vaimaanga
Palm Grove Hotel
Palm Grove Rarotonga
Palm Grove Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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