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Palm Grove

3.5 of 5 P.O. Box 23, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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    5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A huge thank you to the staff at Palm Grove, Jo & Mata our stay there has been nothing but AMAZING! Fantastic hospitality all round, the most stress free trip my family and guests have had especially for most of them being the first time in Rarotonga! My wedding was held with Palm Grove and they made it a dream... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just got back from staying at Palm Grove for 8 days, we stayed in the Villa, perfect for the 5 of us, 2 couples and 1 other adult, soo close to the beach, happy hour on Friday night a must, tropical breakfast enjoyed by all, night meals were top class, tho we didn't think much of the lunch menu,... More

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Cook Islands for the second time to celebrate our Golden Wedding with 2 sons, their partners and 2 grandchildren. We were 'blown out of our minds' by the superb setting and service at Palm Grove. 8 of us stayed in the Beach Villa as well as being large and superbly equipped - it really is beside the... More

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hubby & I Stayed 14-23 Oct 2014 in a Beachside Studio (B3) Absolutely Fabulous! The amazing, picturesque views, the sound of the waves crashing onto the lagoon, I would give anything to return there right now! The accommodation was everything we needed. The staff we're super friendly, above & beyond helpful AND the food at the onsite restaurant (Yellow Hibiscus)... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Palm Grove, great beach, very friendly staff, clean accommodation. We stayed in 2 bedroom cottage which was spacious and private. Beds very comfortable. Have stayed there before and would stay there again.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed in a beachside bungalow for four nights. We arrived at the airport at 12.25 am in the morning and we were picked up at no extra cost. Our bungalow was right on the beach overlooking an aqua lagoon. We had a kitchen with stove, microwave, electric jug and fridge as well as a ceiling fan... More

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Palm Grove has one of the nicest beaches in Rarotonga right on the doorstep. The beachside bungalows are spacious and beautiful with a really comfortable bed, kitchen, nice bathroom, high ceiling, fan, and air conditioning. Kayaks and snorkelling equipment are available for your use. The restaurant is also pretty good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This trip was only booked about 3.5 weeks in advance, and on kind of a budget, but I'm really glad I found Palm Grove. The accommodate was nice, my 'cottage' was a garden unit (away from the pool/restaurant) with a small kitchenette, which worked really nicely for me. I'm not high maintenance, was not expecting a fancy, schmancy hotel (and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Went with a friend and stayed at this hotel. From the airport pick up, all the way through to management, the staff is fantastic. There is an extremely welcome feel at the hotel, and the staff is very helpful and go a above and beyond if they can. We stayed in a beachfront bungalow, and the room was fantastic, with... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We had a great stay at this resort.never saw much of management to check if all okay but dare say we would have gone and found them if needed.the cleaners were awesome and such lovely friendly people.also would like to mention the restaurant at this resort called the Hibiscus.the meals were great that we had there especially the first night... More

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Address: P.O. Box 23, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Vaimaanga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palm Grove 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Palm Grove Hotel Vaimaanga
Palm Grove Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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