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Paradise Inn

3.0 of 5 Villa   |   PO Box 674, Avarua, Cook Islands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Waikanae, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

got put in the wrong room and had to share a single bed with aldut daughter, there was no breakfast or bar as advertised, cant complain about the service there is none. very disappointing the locals told us this hotel use to be buzzing, but is run down and tired, the only great thing about this hotel was the beautiful... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the money inpaid for my 11 day stay it was worth every penny.being in raro you hardly spend time in your room so a shower, bed,cooking facilities was all I needed and it catered to my needs quiet nicely.freindly and helpful staff.easy walking distance to town and many dars and restaurants. Buss stop is out the front but u... More

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Rome, New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here 20 years ago and it still hasn't lost it's charm. We rented the family room and had plenty of space for the 3 of us. The weather was wet and cold so we did lots of cooking in the room. Very convenient location for shopping, the dance competition and other Constitution week events. Don't let the lack... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came as a walk in looking for a cheap quiet room. It was just what I needed. The room was clean and serviced everyday (except Sunday). Paid only $77 a night as a walk in. Unfortunately there was only one tv channel. The shower was good. There are a few Mosquitos, but was supplied insect coils.

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I stayed here for 2 weeks when my husband and I relocated to Rarotonga for his job. Tua helped me figure out where to buy fresh fish, Aliti the cleaning lady helped us when we had ants in our room (it's the tropics, what do you expect?! We never saw cockroaches though) and we were even upgraded to the honeymoon... More

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Cromer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

After 2 weeks travelling around New Zealand i decided to book myself a week in Rarotonga to relax before heading home to the UK. After having problems booking accommodation in Mauri i stumbled across Paradise Inn in Avarua, thank god i did! The accommodation is basic but has everything you could need. I had a shower, comfortable bed, fridge and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Paradise Inn has a lot of potential. It's a beautiful old building, with a wonderful terrace. The common area is very spacious and comfortable. It's also just minutes away from the heart of the capital town of Avarua (not that there is much to do or see there, but still..) and lies right on a pretty beach (which is not... More

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Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We stayed for one night in this charming two level accommodation as our flight to Aitutaki was the next day. Paradise Inn is located at the north side of the island at the outskirt of Avarua - the capital. I was expecting this to be a minus but unless you are staying in one of the resorts you need some... More

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Adelaide
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We stayed here twice on the days we flew in and out of Rarotonga. Close to the airport, the police station (for your CI driver's licence), the shops and several eateries. Very convenient and right on the beach.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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29 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Clean but definitely a little rough around the edges, most of the rooms at Paradise Inn have been created by partitioning what used to be an old dance hall - and the partitions aren't that thick. We could easily hear the conversations in the next room, so if you're looking for privacy, then this ain't your place to stay. As... More

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Address: PO Box 674, Avarua, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Paradise Inn 3*
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Paradise Hotel Avarua
Paradise Inn Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Paradise Inn, Rarotonga is the perfect place for travelers looking for value for money. We have 16 serviced units nestled in a peaceful location between the mountains and the sea, yet only a few minutes walk to downtown Avarua. The terrace, bar and lounge have breathtaking lagoon and ocean views and are yours for relaxing, whale watching, meeting people or enjoying a meal al fresco. A beach before the reef offers our visitors the prospect of sunbathing, a stroll along the beach, low tide reef walking and spotting starfish, coral and the small colourful reef fish that populate the lagoon. As the sun sets, enjoy a sundowner on the terrace with a drink from the last "Honesty Bar" in the South Pacific where cocktails and tall tales are the order of the evening. ... more   less 
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