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Muri Shell Bungalows

Muri Beach | Box 245, Avarua, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Vancouver, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great bungalow,very relaxing stay,loved to siting on the porch and looking to the mountains.Only couple minutes to the great beach.Definitely recommended to stay here! Only one thing would be good to change,the cooking ware and china.

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We loved our stay here at the villa. The location was amazing- with the bungalows located between 2 of the bigger resorts on muri beach (next door to the pacific resort). Excellent value for money and although the bungalow is not beach front, it is only a short 3-5 minute stroll down the laneway to the best part of Muri... More

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Hawera, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Such gorgeous bungelows, gardens are so lovely and bungelows have everything you need. Felt like home, nice to be able to cook your own meals on bbq and store food in fridge, cut cost alot from eating out. Terry (host) had great knowledge about the cook islands, which was very interesting hearing the history. Terry and Eric were such lovely... More

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Porirua, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Forget about the resorts, this is the best place for Value, Service, Local knowledge, location and friendliness in Rarotonga. Terry Lambert, Louisa Stace and the team made it such a memorable stay and I would recommend this place to anyone on holiday or in "kick back" mode either on your own or with family and friends. The rooms are very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We spent two weeks at the Muri Shell Bungalow on Rarotonga in Sept 2013. Everything about our stay was excellent. Tina (the owner) arranged our airport transportation. A van was waiting for us as promised. When we arrived at the bungalow, we were met by Terry and his dog Yapsalot. He showed us around the property and gave us a... More

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Camas, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We were warmly welcomed at 6 in the morning by Terry who was so friendly and made us feel right at home. The bungalow was spacious and clean and met all of our needs - perfect location and the beach just down the driveway. We really felt at home here, and Terry and Eric, and Yappy the dog-(who was our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

My wife and I booked tickets to Rarotonga for our 15th anniversary and had the great pleasure of spending a week at Muri Shell. Terry was incredibly helpful and the bungalows were in a perfect location with easy access to the beach, bus and local restaurants. The fact that there is free Wifi fed my wife's Facebook addiction (ok, and... More

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Eskilstuna, Sodermanlands Lan, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Best place to stay. Only a few minutes walk down to Muri beach. The owner Terry takes good care of you and help you with everything. I have stayed here two times now and will be back. So lovely to eat breakfast in the beautiful garden. Everything you need for stay in the Paradise.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

We loved it and will be back for sure. The property is looked after with great care and a personal touch. It is situated very close to the beautiful Muri lagoon and provides everything one needs in Raro. Terry, the owner, is a legend, he knows so much about history, the island and its people. All his stories and snippets... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We loved Muri Shell bungalows. It was great value for money, very close to an awesome beach and handy to everything else you might need - shops, cafes, restaurants, car rental places and the main road for the bus. It's also only a 5 min bus ride to the best snorkeling place on Raro (The fruits of Raro) and a... More

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Address: Muri Beach | Box 245, Avarua, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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