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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our beachfront studio on the top floor had amazing views of the reef and was so close to sea, you just step out of your room onto the sand. The rooms are newly renovated with modern decor and tiled floors.Everything you need is there - fridge, microwave, toaster, jug. Kayaks and free masks and flippers are available. The beach in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy great food and a cooling swim in their huge pool... Friendly Service great atmosphere... Awesome fresh fish menu as well as steak etc... Large range of Island cocktails for a taste of the Pacific... All in all a very enjoyable evening with friends and family...

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1 Thank eu4ric420
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a Deluxe Beachfront Studio room at the Hotel (there are 2 different sites - the Hotel and the Villas - they are about 4km apart). The room was on the top floor of a 3 storey block and was generous in size. Amazing view of the lagoon and right on the beach. Room was clean and reasonably well... More 

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Cooktown, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the unfortunate experience of being burgled within three hours of moving into our Moana Sands villa. We are very unhappy with a number of things. Firstly even though we locked the "SECURITY" screen door the burglar had no problem gaining entry (the manager has since given us a key to lock it rather than just snibbing it and... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a great week at the Villas. More than we expected. There were 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and there were only the 2 of us. Very clean, beautifully decorated. We had a down stairs room which looked straight out to the lagoon. We loved the bowl of water on the deck to rinse the sand off our feet so... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We stayed as a couple for 8 nights in the deluxe beachfront studio. The room was presented lovely and serviced 6 days a week. Has an amazing view out over the reef and up into the hills. Staff are all lovely and super friendly, good for a chat and learning about the island. Great snorkeling off the beach, you don't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This place is right on the water front. The rooms are a great size but they were quite noisy. There doesn't seem to be much sound proofing. We stayed at the beachfront hotel. But the snorkelling was amazing. The team were really friendly and helpful, always willing to go the extra mile. Would go back again.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

We're do I begin ,Moana sands Hotel was peaceful the staff all very friendly, J J pick us up from the airport and dropped us off a fun man , the lady that cleaned are room was a very warm hearted persons , Jolynda ,and ALL of the ladys at the front desk were very helpful . Moana sands hotel... More 

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Huntly, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Our first experience in Rarotonga and from the time we were picked up by JJ at the airport with a heavenly lei of fresh flowers to our departure, we were treated very well...EXCEPT for the very rude woman at the breakfast servery on our last day. You are not doing your employer any favours madam with your deliberate rude behaviour.... More 

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4 Thank 86Campbell
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

We stayed at the villas. Mini mart across the road and coffee shop next door. Noisy roosters but I think that is standard on the island. Air conditioner did not work in one of the bedrooms but as it was June it was not a problem.

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel is located at Titikaveka on the southern coast of the island. There are six ground floor beachfront studios, six first floor beachfront studios & five top floor deluxe beachfront studios. We have four sets of interconnecting rooms (two on ground floor & two on first floor). All rooms are ABSULOTE beachfront, each with its own private balcony. Snorkelling equipment, Kayaks & beach towels are complimentary to guests. All rooms have a small kitchenette, LCD TV’s with SKY, air-conditioning & are all non-smoking. We have a hotel BBQ on the beach that is available for guests to use otherwise The Pawpaw Patch Restaurant is open daily for Breakfast & Dinner, seven days a week.Moana Sands Beachfront Villas are located at Vaimaanga, a five mins drive away from Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel. There are six villas; three on the ground floor & three upstairs. Each villa has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. All villas are ABSOLUTE beachfront, each with its own patio or balcony, Modern kitchen, Spacious open-plan lounge/dining, TV/DVD/Music System/ipod dock/Sky TV/Wifi internet. Guests have access to complimentary snorkelling gear, kayaks & beach towels. Units are fully serviced six days per week & guests are provided with a Complimentary breakfast starter pack on arrival. A BBQ on the beach is available for guests to use. All villas are air-conditioned and non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

Address: Titikaveka, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Titikaveka
Price Range: $149 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Moana Sands Beachfront Titikaveka
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