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Airport Motel - Tiare Village

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PO Box 719 | Atupa, Avarua, Cook Islands
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  • Location
    4 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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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I stayed here a long time ago but only just got round to writing a review! I imagine things have changed since 2001 lol but I can't get this place out of my head all these years on! Beautiful friendly staff and as I was their for about a month I got to do a lot for the hotel! A... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

what a pleasure to find someone who knows what service is [unlike the orchard place down the rd] and more important who thinks 1 rooster is 1 too many.i dont understand why other places dont take a active roll in dealin to them #*_# ! roosters.Adreinne had a ongoing program to well at least keep thier numbers down .Good on... More 

Thank waterrunning
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167 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in one of the A frame cottages. .. Two rooms upstairs; one downstairs. My upstairs room had a fan thankfully! Going up and down narrow spiral stairs was a challenge especially on bathroom trips at night. Roosters started crowing at 5am. Laundry not available due to water shortage. Impossible to dry clothes and towels. I had booked for... More 

Thank Greg S
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Staying at Tiare Village from 1 December to 11 December I have found the accommodation to be exceptional. The manager was excellent and very friendly in assisting my netball team and supporters with great accommodation and advice on the area and facilities. Our team had the pool units and the mainhouse. All the rooms were very spacious and had a... More 

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Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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37 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We moved here from a backpacker place and got a great room for the same price we were paying in the hostel! It is close to the airport, but it's Rarotonga – which means there are barely any planes. Adrienne looks after her guests well and there's a little pool to cool down in and splash around. The kitchen and... More 

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Kawasaki, Japan
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76 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Fit the bill as a budget option (by Cook Islands standards) close to the airport. The single room in the A-frame house was very small and resembled a prison cell. If the weather is nice this doesn't really matter since you can get out and explore, but a bit of a bummer when you are stuck inside because of the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My first visit to the Cook Islands so I booked a few nights at Tiare Village just because it was close to the airport. It was great being picked up by Adrienne, yes its a very short distance but I arrived after dark so it was well worth the $10 to see a smiling face and be shown to my... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Kia orana - Great staff - cheers Adrienne you were so helpful. Its close to Airport and town both were walkable. My first night was in single room but shower needed fixing SO they moved me to a better room by pool (wow).The place is great for back packers and the units by the pool are more than adequate for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Kia Orana! I stayed here in the private self contained room for 8nights and it was all that I needed - secured and clean room, basic kitchen, two cosy beds, hot water (in the tropics!!) :), lush natural tropical environment just outside my doorstep :), close to airport, the athletics track and the town. The owner (lady in the office)... More 

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9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We, like so many others, looked for a place for a night between our flight from Auckland and to Aitutaki. Now Tiare Village has great rates, the catch is that they have a 2-night minimum stay. We emailed them anyway and got our 1 night for the price of 1.5 nights. Pick up and drop off is $10 per person... More 

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Tiarevillage, Manager at Airport Motel - Tiare Village, responded to this review

Kia Orana Matt I believe your concern was the return transfer fee to the airport i.e. NZ$10.00pp. Company Taxi’s charge the same. To walk to the airport from Tiare Village would take approx 15mins with luggage i.e. pully case or backpack in tow Or by taxi 5mins. The option to taxi instead of walk was yours. Regards Management More 

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