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Club Raro

PO Box 483 | Tupapa, Avarua, Cook Islands
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our second stay at Club Raro was once again a pleasant experience and we will definitely be returning. We stayed in a poolside room which was a nice, basic setup for a very affordable price. The room was clean, had everything we needed, nice and close to everything yet at the same time private. Even though they had quite a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel very basic but was clean. Shower was very small. We enjoyed our stay here and staff were helpful and friendly. Motorbike hire is available and convenient. Short distance to town. Will definitely be back if we are holidaying on a budget.

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Charleen H, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana Natasha G, Thank you for your positive feedback! Its great to hear you enjoyed our simple and basic hotel. Our staff are wonderful and love meeting guests from all over the world, which is a highlight for them everyday. Overall, we look forwards to seeing you again. Contact Mili on holiday@clubraro.co.ck to access your return guests detail of... More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not stay at Club Raro this time but made a point of coming back for the food. The seafood chowder is legendary (the Locals rate it) and we were not disappointed. I had the scallop salad and they were cooked to perfection. The flavours of the salad complimented the scallops perfectly, topped with a delicate sauce. Our group... More 

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Charleen H, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana Barbie A. Thanks your for your fantastic feed back and for coming back for a meal. Its lovely to have return guests visit on their holiday. Thank you! Our chefs are young with amazing talent and taste is food, which is a major bonus for us. We have an all day menu which caters to everyone. And we... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my stay here with my girlfriend. We got an oceanside room - nice clean and basic with a good shower and u get to wake up to the beautiful blue pacific ocean outside. Staff are absolutely lovely, prices were good and so was the food we ordered there. Nice pool to cool off in as well. It's not... More 

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Charleen H, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana ollycodz, Thank you for your comments. Yay! you had a great time. The lagoonfront rooms are one of a greatest highlights and its lovely to hear it made your holiday. As a departing guest, you get access to return guests bonuses. Recommend a friend and be in the draw to win your a 5 night holiday back to... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you are on a budget then this is the place for you. Rooms basic but were clean. did not eat here as we were always out. We had a garden room at the back which was quite. We rented a car which we needed as when to other side of island to snorkel and not much to do at... More 

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Charleen H, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana leightNz, Club Raro is a great base to stay if you are around and about most of the time. We offer rental cars and scooters at reception which is just a call away from booking. The location of Club Raro gives that advantage of being is great places within minutes.... Muri Beach - 7 mins and Town, 3... More 

auckland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who hasn't heard of Club Raro? Well I would never had checked in here but my bookings were muddled! So I checked into the nearest place. The service was not particularly friendly in the first instance. The evening staff much nicer. However, as time went on and they recognised me, it thawed. Room 15 was an upgrade. I'd hate to... More 

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Charleen H, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana jen101Auckland, Thank you for your comments and honest feedback. The Manager has personally taken your comments on board and is working with the housekeeping staff to better the service which is standard internationally. Our goal is always to improve and rectify our service downfalls. We thank you for your comments as this will help to improve us. Our... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Club Raro is motel-style accommodation at best, definitely not a resort (some of the locals referred to it as a backpackers). Thankfully our stay there was for a business trip, so we didn't have to spend any time there, or foot the bill. The place is very run down. The pool was dirty and surrounded by uneven and cracked tiling,... More 

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Charleen H, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana SagitariusTravel, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you have given us honest feedback and will take these issues on board. We are a basic hotel which caters to budget conscious that want a resort & room with basic needs, restaurant & bar, pool, amazing views and lovely staff. Our product serves its purpose well, but we... More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Nice place, not too busy as it is not a huge commercial Hotel like some on the island. You would be hard pressed to complain. A swimming pool with swim up bar and nobody in it. I loved it. Would rather a place like this in Raro than a busy noisy bustling place. If you want flash and expensive, this... More 

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Charleen H, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Im glad you enjoyed you stay in our basic holiday hotel. We tick to box for basic holiday and that is our specialty. Location is perfect, close to town and muri beach! Our breakfast is basic, but you can take advantage of asking the chef to do something different for you. They can do that on request. Check... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

"Arrive as a guest, leave as a friend" - very true! I stayed here for a week, two years ago. Loved the place! There is a lot of ants, but they are not limited to Club Raro. The staff were very friendly throughout my stay. The rooms were very tidy and comfortable. The food and drinks were delish! This time... More 

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Charleen H, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana Te-Hirata, Thank you for returning. We are glad you came back and it was lovely to see you again. Our product has improved hugely from what we had a couple of years ago and we are going around, doing more to make it better. Im so glad you loved your stay again and hope to see you back!... More 

Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

A friend and I stayed here for 6 weeks while on a student placement. We had one of the studio apartments which fitted us and suited is well. Whenever we had any questions or if something was missing or broken, it was quick to be replaced or fixed. Loved the swim up bar, which is a special feature of the... More 

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Charleen H, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana oliviasian, Glad you had a perfect holiday. As a return guest you now have access to return guest bonuses when you come for another holiday with Club Raro. contact Mili in reservations and she will hook you up with that. We look forward to having you visit again Regards Charleen Heather More 

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