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Sunset Resort

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Ara Tapu | Nikao, Avarua, Cook Islands
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great trip to Rarotonga, Sunset Resort was a lovely place to stay except our 2 bed suite backed on to the road so it was noisy in the night and early morning. Other than that the resort is brilliant. We had a lovely breakfast each morning, great selection of fresh fruit. We had cocktails each evening by the pool, had... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently stayed in this resort on our way back from Australia to Canada and were very pleased with the experience. I would like to compliment the Management and staff for running a beautiful resort. We thought the hotel layout with the two pools, trees, bushes , flowers and the general set up of the hotel was... More 

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Vacy, Australia
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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had 15 perfect days at the Sunset Resort Damian & I got married at there Beach Front Pergola than to Beach front Marquee for our Reception We could not have been happier with the day - our wedding organizer Nina (nothing was a problem) Tony from Anchorage Restaurant & Bar (food was just amazing) would highly recommend this resort... More 

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ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We hope that all of our guest enjoy their stay with us but it is always a pleasure to read that we have been able to help make your special day "very special." I will make sure that Tony and his staff are aware of your feedback and... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights and noted a few issues with the room and hotel. First of all, the receptionist was not helpful. There was a board near the reception indicating all the activities but when we approach the receptionist, she was unaware of the activities? When we asked where to go out for dinner or lunch, she had no... More 

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ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia orana -Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We value what our guests have to say about their experience while staying at the Sunset Resort . I am concerned to your review and would like to address some of the issues you raised. Firstly I need to say that we regularly receive excellent reviews on our... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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138 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

This quite large modern resort was a very enjoyable base for our 3.5 days on Raro. Rooms clean, however, a little sterile to rate them as excellent. Not too much of a Polynesian touch to the resort in general. You could be in Queensland or any other country really. Anchorage Restaurant in the resort was hit and miss. The four... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We visited two years in a row around May (2014,2015) and the resort was excellent both times. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. We also stayed on the other side of the island but it was no where near as good.

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ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It's always good to see our returning guests. Please make sure that we have your email address so that we can send you our lastest island news from our quarterly newsletter. You can contact us on welcome@thesunsetresort.com to register to receive the newsletter. We hope to see you... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We stayed at the charming Sunset Resort over Thanksgiving for two weeks. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The resort is well thought out and immaculately maintained including the rooms, dining area, and grounds. My wife and I dined several times at the adjoining "Anchorage" restaurant on premises. The food was local and gourmet, delicious and quite impressive! Sunset well... More 

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United Kingdom
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91 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Having Christmas here,sitting looking at the sea with glass of wine in hand with my beautiful wife,this is heaven,went to the south island of New Zealand ,fab,but this is paradise.This resort is clean staff friendly food good,all in all beautiful!!.Merry Xmas

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ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia orana , thank you for taking the time to write your review, especially at such a busy time of year. I am pleased to that read that you enjoyed your stay at the Resort and had a wonderful Christmas. Travel safe and we hope to see you return again soon More 

Edmonton, Alberta
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

All in all this is a lovely small resort. We stayed in a small but perfect room right on the beach. It had everything we needed for a stay of about 12 days. The kitchen was perfect, bathroom sufficient and the bed was comfy. The best was a deck of the sitting area with a patio off of that with... More 

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ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you for taking the time to write your review . It was great to read that you enjoyed the resort , as well as our Island and are already thinking about returning. I will make sure that your comments regarding the restaurant are given to our staff. Metaki More 

Papamoa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We had a wonderful 2 bedroom apartment (number 29) for our recent vacation with our two teenage daughters. It was recently refurbished so modern and clean with fabulous amenities - totally relaxing so exactly what the doctor ordered for our holiday. Will definitely be back. Staff were friendly and helpful. Pool great, gardens gorgeous,

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