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Atupa Orchid Units

PO Box 64, Cook Islands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014
Catherine F Christchurch, New Zealand
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    4 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

this place was good value for money but fairly basic...like an old kiwi batch. The noise from roosters and dogs took some adjusting to overnight. There werent enough blankets but once we asked for them they were provided. It was serviced most days. Good place if money tight as you can cook your own meals but the gas oven was... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We visited Rarotonga for a week, during a 4 week holiday to New Zealand from Ireland. Our group consisted of 4 adults (2 couples) and a baby. We were met at the airport by the owner, Ingrid, who was surprised and said she was expecting 4 girls and no baby (despite replying directly to an email to confirm that the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This accommodation is perfect for those on a budget. The rooms are cleaned and fresh towels provided every day. Ingrid would often leave fruit in my room and said to help myself from her huge orchid as much as I wanted. Airport pick up was no problem although you definitely need to let her know you need a ride. Town... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Also the place and the service is a big disaster. We arrive late in the nigth and they said that we will have a transfer but ther was no one at the airport to pickup us to the hotel and we need to look for another one. The place is really ver old and all the rooms were plenty of... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

Stayed one night, rested in Ingrid's lovely garden the day after. Excellent place to rest after a night at Trader Jacks and well within walking distance to town. Ingrid is a very amenable host and helps wherever she can.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

Great place to stay on a budget. This place was very clean! you could eat off the floors. The host Ingrid picked us up from the airport with smiles ear to ear. I read the previous awful review on this place, They must have stayed somewhere else. There are no centipedes on the cooks and no poisonous animals or bugs!... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

We stayed one night after our trip to Aitutaki. Room was clean and the host eileen was wonderful! Raro is very expensive so good place to stqay if you are on a budget. Thanks again Geoff, Curt and Dakota

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2011

Arrived after midnight from the airport and realised it was a bad choice. The room was tacky, dark, unclean, and zoo like. But as we were due to leave the next day we figured, for one night, how bad could it be? Sleeping was difficult because of the strong musty smell coming from the mattress. At 5am, my wife woke... More

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Reno, Nevada
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2009

I chose this place on the basis of online information. I had never been to a Pacific islands other than Hawaii. I had 5 days in the Cook Islands, chosen because the airline agent said it was a pretty place. Ingrid met me at the airport, and left me at the door of a tiny apartment - very middle class.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2009

The lady that we dealt with was incredibly inappropriate and rude during our short stay at this budget hotel. I don't ever think that I've had a worse experience at a hotel, and we have travelled extensively.

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Address: PO Box 64, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga
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