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Airport Motel - Tiare Village

PO Box 719 | Atupa, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Ranked #2 of 2 Avarua B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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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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

Athens, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

After a three-week holiday in NZ, we thoroughly enjoyed 5 days at Tiare Village. Adrienne, the manager, was very helpful, friendly and kind. She picked us up at the airport (even though our flight was a bit delayed), and provided us with very helpful advice and suggestions for our stay. She drove us downtown in the morning where we were... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Adrienne has a great set up at Tiare Village. I stayed there close to 3 weeks and wasn't disappointed! Perfect if you're looking for a independent casual stay that's reasonable but doesn't have that young hostel feel. Really enjoyed my stay and would definitely book again at Tiare Village. Thanks again Adrienne!

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Waitakere City, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Lovely garden surrounds. Good size,extremely clean and tidy poolside unit. Adequately equipped kitchen. Great water pressure in shower. Extremely comfortable bed. Only negative is, coathanger space could be deemed insufficient by guests.

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

Kia Orana Margaret, Thank you for your review. Coathanger space, that is an interesting point I will pass this on to Don for his consideration. See you next year Manager More

Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Tiare Village is a nice place and the social atmosphere was quite friendly. What gave me the s.h.i.t.s was on my first morning there, I was woken from nearby barking dogs. This happened another couple of times and I went outside throwing rocks at them. These dogs were most disturbing, along with the crowing roosters that were going off all... More

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

Kia Orana Simon, Thank you for your review. Yes I agree the barking dogs are annoying! The dogs that you refer to have since been taken care of. Crowing roosters.. well that is part and parcel of an island environment. I am a light sleeper also, a small investment in ear plugs would have sufficed the problem.. Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Tiare Village is a little jewel in a tropical garden - conveniently located close to Rarotonga Airport and within a reasonable walk of the town centre, it is a warm, funky, comfortable place with a relaxed casual atmosphere. I stayed in a single-room unit which was really good value for money and more than adequate for my needs. The whole... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I stayed in a shared dorm room. Maria ran the place while Adrienne was on holiday, and had a hard time coping (even though there were hardly any guests as she was turning people away so she wouldn’t have to do so much). Alot of her time was spent sitting around smoking, and moaning to guests about how she wasn’t... More

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

Kia Orana Andrea Tiare Village pride ourselves in the ability to provide a clean, hospitable, informative and relaxing environment. As a Backpacker Accommodator for almost 12 years for Tiare Village I have had the privilege to meet and enjoy the company of literally hundreds of “incredible people from all over the world”. Many originally booked for 2 days and ended... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

If you are looking to have your hand held and 24/7 support, go and pay resort prices! I had a fantastic stay with Maria. I stayed in a double dorm which was basic, clean and comfortable and offered unbelievable value for money. I was out and about every day walking, hiking, swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing and Tiare was a great... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We loved our stay at Tiare Village. We were greeted by Adrienne at the airport with a welcoming friendly smile. Our pool unit was clean and private. We were given an extra unit free of charge!!. Thank you to Adrienne for being a very approachable and helpful host, we met some great people staying here as well which was one... More

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Address: PO Box 719 | Atupa, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
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