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Palm Grove

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O. Box 23, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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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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Wellsford, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just home from a wonderful holiday. We stayed at the Palm Grove resort and it was great. Friendly staff great service and we shall be back. At this resort there is a great restaurant free breakfasts and lunch is also available. Also a pool in the garden setting.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a special place for our 25th anniversary and this ticked all the boxes. The beach bungalows were right on the beach, they were spacious and clean with all the amenities required. To be able to sit on the verandah with the sea within a few metres and to hear the waves coming over the reef at... More

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Vincentia, Australia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to stay - snorkelling right outside your room - free snorkelling gear and kayaks. Easy transport around island from door. Staff and food fantastic! But kitchen in room if you just want snacks on the verandah.

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Ealing
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a couple of units for a family trip. Pleased we booked well in advance as it is popular and that's partly because of its boutique size. CD/radio and microwave did not work - took a couple of days to get sorted, but hardly a show stopper. Garden bungalow was private and quiet (except for the ubiquitous roosters - which... More

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Wanganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay great place, amazing beach, we really enjoyed snorkeling in the lagoon fish were cool. Room was nice. BBQ night was real good heaps of food. Breakfast every morning was good. Friendly staff grounds men even hashed 2 coconuts we go out of a tree and open them up so we could drink them. On down side,... More

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Christchurch
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My daughter had her wedding at Palm Grove in July. She had brought decorations with her and once they were in place, the staff took over to give the reception area the most amazing 'Island' touch. They wrapped poles in flax, hung palm leaves around door frames and did some wonderful flower arranging. They had even gone out and brought... More

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed at Palm Grove for 10 nights late July/early August in a beachfront unit, opposite of the garden side of the hotel and over the road. From the sliding doors, over the deck we looked and walked straight onto the beach and to the lagoon. All windows had gauze against mosquitoes, which were galore outside, so don't forget repellent!... More

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PalmGrove, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Kia Orana Christine, It was lovely meeting you during your stay! Thank you for your kind words last Thursday about how much you enjoyed Palm Grove and your Matenga Beachfront room, and we’re so appreciative you took the time to post a review and share your experience with other TripAdvisor readers. I’m very sorry for the mixup with the docket... More

Whangarei, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Stayed in a beach front bungalow. Down steps onto one of the best beaches in Rarotonga. The unit was great everything we had asked for. Staff in both Hotel and the on site restaurant were so helpful, kind and always willing to help.Comlimentary continental breakfast was always good and food at yellow Hibiscus restaurant was great. Did the happy Hour... More

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Seal Beach, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Myself and 10 yr old daughter stayed in a Garden Unit at Palm Grove June 30 - July 5, 2014. Overall we had a nice stay. Just across the road was a nice beach with some excellent snorkeling. Saw many fish (big and small) that we did not see in other locations. We brought bread and pretzels on a couple... More

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PalmGrove, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Kia Orana Lisa, Thanks much for posting your review of Palm Grove. It’s wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed many aspects of your stay, including our outstanding beach with excellent snorkelling, and complimentary snorkel equipment and kayaks! But I’m disappointed you were not satisfied with some of our service, especially as the two instances you’ve highlighted seem to stem... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed here as part of a wedding group in July and we had a beachfront bungalow. I was so pleased we had decided to stay beach front as sitting out on the deck reading and having a drink in the afternoon was one of the most enjoyable times of my stay. Some of our friends stayed in garden units... 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*
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Palm Grove Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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