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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel

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Room & Suite (82)
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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel, directly overlooking the idyllic Titikaveka Beach, features a variety of studios with stunning beachfront views. Evenings can be spent at Sands Restaurant & Bar and our popular Sunday night beach BBQ.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Lagoon View
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Rooms We had a room with a king bed and single. Rooms were cleaned every day, even when we didn't have the sign out. Small fridge with kettle, toaster and microwave in the room. Crockery and cutlery in the room. Great for making your own snacks, drinks etc. In room safe. Air
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Response from WayneS2759, General Manager at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Kia Orana Footiesnz, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. Great to see you had an awesome stay and my Team and I managed to tick all the boxes. It is rewarding to see the efforts of the team are appreciated and they managed to deliver the true Cook Island experience in our "Little Slice of Paradise". We look forward to possibly hosting you again in the future. Meitaki Wayne
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Here was ok but the cocktail was a little disappointing asked for a pineapple margarita but ended up tasting like vodka and orange. view 5/5 though fantastic water and beach frontage and great spot to hang. Beer was good value and cold.
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Response from WayneS2759, General Manager at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Kia Orana Angies, Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed our "Little Slice of Paradise". My apologies for the Cocktail. We had the Restaurant and Bar leased out separately but we have taken this back over from the 1st April so I can now work on improving the quality of product and a more consistent service. Once again thank you and I look forward to hopefully hosting you again in the future. Regards Wayne
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We spent a week here and appreciated the peace and beauty of the lagoon after the long flight with the hypnotising sound of the distant beat of the waves onto the reef. The rooms were well maintained and clean.
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Recommend the dinner and views here as a restaurant location. We were staying locally and had dinner. Both starters and mains were awesome but very large so be warned. Great service. Great food. Great views from the beachfront seating. You must book to get a seat here of you
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Nice clean, comfortable small hotel. Spent 6 nights here Perfectly located on one of the nicest beaches, with excellent snorkelling off the beach right in front of the rooms. Friendly helpful staff, great food. We had a first floor room with great views off the balcony. Our
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Kia orana, Are there BBQs available for guests to use at this hotel?
Kia Orana Nicholas. Thank you for your question. We are pleased to advise that we do indeed have BBQ facilities available at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel for our guests use. Please feel free to contact the reservations team for more information. We hope this helps. Meitaki Ma'ata (thank you) Moana Sands Group
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Kia Orana Ruben Thank you for your query. Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel is situated on the beautiful Titikaveka beach, which is on the south of the island, perfect for sunbathing, snorkelling and relaxation. Meitaki Ma'ata (thank you) Moana sands
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What is the security like at the hotel?
Kia Orana keeweetra, To date we have no security issues at the Hotel. As Maggie pointed out above she felt safe and had no issues other than the parking and that worked out. We have Staff living on site and they do a security check a couple of times during the night. There is also a Community Watch group the does regular patrols around the Village during the night. I trust this puts your mind at rest. Regards Wayne. Wayne Sheard General Manager.
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Kia Orana Hanna_Marton, Pacific Resort Hotel Group properties swimming pools are reserved for the use of in-house guests at each respective property. For properties outside of our group, we would kindly advise you to get in touch with them directly as each property is likely to have their own swimming pool policies. A complimentary Kids Club service is exclusive to Pacific Resort Rarotonga guests, with the exception of Te Manava Luxury Villa & Spa guests, who have full access to Pacific Resort Rarotonga’s resort facilities, including the swimming pool, restaurant, beach hut and kids club. While Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel does not have a Kids Club facility, complimentary snorkel equipment and kayaks are provided for the enjoyment of in-house guests. We are happy to say that our lagoons are very safe! We do however recommend that you practise good water safety at all times, and although rare, the presence of stonefish is possible, therefore we advise our guests to wear reef shoes. We look forward to welcoming you in paradise soon! Meitaki, Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel
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Is there a WiFi hot spot at the hotel? If not, where is the nearest hot spot?
Kia Oraan Keeweetravlr, Thank you for getting in touch with us! Yes, we have a WiFi Hotspot at our Hotel, so you will be able to connect to the internet easily. Meitaki, Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel
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"If you have children, I would recommend a ground floor room with direct beach access so they can plan on the sand in close proximity to you."
"All rooms overlook the beach and sea"
"Rooms at the end might be a little more private and away from people going up/down stairs"
"The hotel has three floors of about 5 units each and all three floors give great views of the lagoon."
"All rooms looked very nice, the ground floor ones go onto the beach"
$183 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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