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This was a very nice resort at a good location with a nice beach. Surprisingly, we rarely saw anyone out on the beach or snorkeling in the lagoon. The food was hit-or-miss for us. We are not big on seafood or raw beef so that made the Polynesian buffet less desirable. Breakfast was the same every day. They cook eggs... More 

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Watsonville, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I reserved a big bungalow for three on the beach about two months before my trip but on arrival, there were no beach bungalows available. They said ours was under construction but no one bothered to tell us until we arrived. They "upgraded" us to a garden bungalow which while it was lovely and had a small private pool, the... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is really beautiful! I booked directly and I have to say that Natacha & Sylvia in Reservations were amazing! They answered all my questions, they were professional and prompt. They worked with me with a couple of changes, and made everything so easy! Thank you! Once I got there, I couldn't believe it. It was a dream come... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Kia Ora for 6 nights. The welcoming at the airport was very nice and we had a perfect transfer to the hotel. The rooming was also smoothly. The individual villas are situated in a huge wonderful tropical garden with hundreds of coconut trees. All villas are built with wood and the roofs are coverd by coconut... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This relaxing hotel was the perfect place to stay on a dive trip to rangiroa. We stayed in a beachfront cottage just two cottages from the end of the property, which was perfect, since the dive shop (y aka) was a two minute walk from the property in that direction. (Though not a nice or easy walk during high tide;... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend visiting Kia Ora. It's a resort that really feels like you're getting away from it all. So Kia Ora has it's own private motu (small island) at the other side of the atoll. I recommend spending a day at the main resort, 3-4 days at Le Sauvage, and then another day back at the main resort. If... More 

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Reviewed October 30, 2016

We stayed at Kia Ora after spending several days at Le Sauvage. The staff were very friendly. The rooms were huge and very clean. The villa we stayed in had a plunge pool surrounded by a huge privacy wall. You could actually forget that you were in the middle of a resort until you looked out the front door. There... More 

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We went to Rangiroa for diving and stayed at the Kia ora resort. The resort is beautiful and the bungalows are really very very nice. We had a kind of a garden bungalow which was very new and accommodating. The bathroom was very nice with a great shower. Outside the whole big terrace is surrounded by a wall which gives... More 

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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Kia Ora resort for 4 nights. The island is beautiful and the resort is set on a stunning beach side with turquoise waters. The rooms are clean, spacious and well presented. The restaurant / bar is overpriced and the food is average. The dinner service was rushed and with limited smiles. The breakfast was great. You... More 

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Reviewed October 25, 2016

Rangiroa - an atoll -wow. Great photo op from the plane in and out. So cool. We had a great experience here, staying in a Villa with pool. I usually don't complain, But... We stayed in overwater bungalows on Moorea and Taha'a before coming here and seeing our Villa, not on the water... I was disappointed at first - seeing... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rangiroa, a huge atoll lying in the middle of the Pacific among the French Polynesian archipelagos, owns one of the most beautiful hotels, the Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa. The resort has settled 60 bungalows among tropical gardens and white sand beach. Staying at this outstanding resort is a unique experience as per its idyllic location on the north coast of Rangiroa, between two reef passes outlined by the beautiful lagoon. Our exceptional hospitality will make your stay absolutely unforgettable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa

Address: B.P. 198, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Tuamotu Archipelago > Rangiroa > Avatoru
Price Range: $366 - $613 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Hotel Kia Ora Rangiroa
Hotel Kia Ora Resort And Spa
Kia Ora Rangiroa
Kia Ora Hotel
Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa French Polynesia/Avatoru
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“The villas are updated and have excellent privacy”
 of 5 bubbles BradX_11, Oct 30, 2016 | Read review
“Villa with pool was amazing. Not on the water but very very private. REally nice.”
 of 5 bubbles ScubaNYandRooster, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are perfect !”
 of 5 bubbles Freemaxou, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Bungalows 43-46 overwater have privacy and snorkeling. There are bungalows on land that have private yards and pools.”
 of 5 bubbles BonnieBeeGood, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“You should select a Deluxe bungalow with private pool”
 of 5 bubbles hanaleibay23, Sep 27, 2016 | Read review
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