We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Club Raro

PO Box 483 | Tupapa, Avarua, Cook Islands
Hotel amenities
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Club Raro
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Club Raro
Add Photo Write a Review

34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    11
    13
    5
    3
    2
See reviews for
5
13
2
3
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (13)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (34)
  • Mar-May only
    (18)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (11)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (0)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (5)
All months
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just returned from an amazing stay here with my husband for 7 nights. The staff were so easy to talk to. We only had a standard room but it was super comfortable and the food was a.m.a.z.i.n.g. I ate here quite a bit out of convenience and enjoyed the Ika Mata (which was the best on the WHOLE island)... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back to dreary Melbourne. Our stay at Club Raro was nothing short of amazing! Room itself was basic but tidy, bed was comfortable, sheets clean, serviced daily with clean towels. What more do you need when on holiday? Rooms are there to lay your head at the end of the day after roaming this beautiful island, a place... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ohope, New Zealand
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If all you want to do is mellow out, Club Raro is cheap, adequate and close to enough to town and beaches. It has the only poolside bar on the island, very handy when you want a swim and a drink. Unfortunately the beach isn't swimmer friendly and the rooms are average but the staff are really good people. In... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wellington, New Zealand
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 5 days in late June. We were lucky to get a great priced deal, and had read reviews - so were anticipating no frills, and some of the common niggles (loud air conditioners, no privacy from sound travelling through room walls, not sparkly clean, not on one of the nicer beaches on the island) . These were all... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I stayed at Club Raro for a week in June 2015. Whilst the weather was a little patchy (had occasional brief showers and often it was cloudy), it was still a lot warmer than home (maximum of around 27 each day) and we had a relaxing break away from the usual routine of life. The resort was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have seen reviews stating that this is budget accommodation so i knew what to expect, but having stayed there recently I would say it is far from Budget, in relation to price at least. It was very expensive for what you get! It is quite run down and dirty, not hugely, but enough. I don't understand why the cleaners do... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Rarotonga
Level Contributor
46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I am writing this review about The Palm Restaurant in Club Raro as I could not find it in Restaurants listing. We have ordered Fish burger, Scallop salad and Steak. All are yummy and quite a volume for just for two of us but we ate all as just sooo yum! Steak cooked perfectly with delicious mashroom sauce and roasted... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
50 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We stayed here a night prior to flying out to Aitutaki. Chose this hotel as its quite close to the airport. Generally clean and tidy, but the 'beach' isnt much to look at all, very rocky and not suitable for swimming. The hotel has a small pool, with a swim up bar that was closed when we were there. Staff... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Hamilton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My husband and I have just returned from our second stay at Club Raro where we had an another amazing time. All the staff there were so friendly and went out of their way to accommodate any requests we had. How could you not enjoy your day when you walk out of your room to see the still calm ocean... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Dunedin, New Zealand
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Kia Orana, or I should I say Bula?? The Club Raro is located, 10mins away from Downtown Avarua and 20mins from Aorangi. I arrived on the island on Wednesday 20th in late afternoon, to be advised that my room was not ready for me? Not to sure why given that I just arrived at it was 6pm. No stress its... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

37 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (13)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (24)
Viewed
Room/suite (7)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (4)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Avarua
4.8 mi away
Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach
4.2 mi away
Muri Beach Club Hotel
4.4 mi away
Palm Grove
Palm Grove
#1 of 1 in Vaimaanga
4.5 of 5 stars 421 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
4.7 mi away
Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas
4.3 mi away
The Edgewater Resort & Spa
4.5 mi away
Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay