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Te Vakaroa Villas

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 5 nights with a couple of friends in a 2 bedroom villa. From the moment we woke up on our first morning we were just in complete relax mode, the complimentary breakfast of delicious croissants and fruits - and delicious cook island coffee just really set us up for a fantastic time. The gardens and pool area are... More 

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia orana Thank you for your review, we are always pleased to hear from our valued guests and appreciate all feedback. We have worked hard to make the property feel like an Oasis once you come through the front gate. Guests are always surprised to see the variety of tropical plants and hidden fish ponds around the garden, we try... More 

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After being hugely disappointed with the first villa I had booked further up the road, we were fortunate to find availability at Te Vakaroa Villas. We had villa 5, a 2 bed 2.5 bathroom with kitchen, dining room, living room & large patio/ balcony with Pacific Ocean views. All rooms had ceiling fans & a/c units, nicely furnished, tv with... More 

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Thank Lady_Porsche
tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia orana Lady_ Porsche We are very grateful for your review and have taken notice of all your suggestions. I have contacted the noisy people next door and have been advised they will be more thoughtful in future, the joys of being in a popular location close to restaurants and bars. I would love to provide free wifi believe me... More 

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for six days in a ground floor villa. Everything absolutely Fantastic. Could not speak more highly of our experience there. Beautifully presented. Great pool and spa pool. Lovely breakfast. Wonderful bed linen.

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Thank wandereriv
tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia orana and thank you for your encouraging review, we are very happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves with us. We have tried to make our breakfasts more varied and are now using the excellent services of Tim Tierney staff from LBV, who are well recognised as superb caterers on the island. Te Vakaroa has upgraded the bedlinen and the... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The service from the management and staff was excellent. Very helpful The rooms was very spacious, modern, very clean. Very nice shops/cafés very near by. The burger bar across the road is very good Just wish the pool was heated as was a bit too cold to swim.

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3 Thank Spencer W
tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you for your review. I would love to heat the pool somehow but it is difficult due to the high cost of gas and the lack of area for a solar system. We have a large gas heated Jacuzzi to provide an area to sit and enjoy the view while having a drink which is a... More 

Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 2220 Friday 8th got picked up by transfer Chad was he's name it took approx 20 mins on the way he told us useful things on Rarotonga. We arrived at the property and he was great he gave us the run down on the property. Next morning the lovely light tropical breakfast arrived approx 0830 which we... More 

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1 Thank Franco D
tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Chad does our transfers from the airport and he makes the short trip very enjoyable, it takes 20 minutes to get here and during that time he will point out areas of interest and inform you about what to do etc. We do have rentals on site so the hassle of getting around... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

My husband and I booked a week's stay at Te Vakaroa Villas on our honeymoon in March, 2016. We were absolutely delighted by the property and the accommodations when we arrived - the suite was in great condition and felt comfortable, safe and luxurious. I particularly loved the bedroom and bathroom, which were beautifully appointed... I want that bathroom in... More 

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1 Thank Shannon M
tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia orana and thank you for your review. I am so happy to hear you had a lovely stay with us and enjoyed the property. We have tried very hard to maintain a high standard in all areas and I am pleased you found our breakfasts more than satisfactory. I have had some guests tell me they are too big,... More 

Australia
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46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

We stayed for a week and thought that the villas were well furnished and well equipped, so we're not disappointed in that respect. We had a downstairs apartment and one drawback was that while their was a small lawn in front of us and good views of the ocean, other guests would set themselves up around the pool virtually outside... More 

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Thank LordHow
tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia orana I am very sorry it has taken me so long to respond to your email. Since you wrote we have discussed ways to improve the privacy issue you spoke about. We have invested in new pod daybeds which have an adjustable canopy which can be lowered/raised and is a perfect spot to lay by the pool and have... More 

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40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We stayed here for our honeymoon at the beginning of November, overall it was lovely however it could have been a whole lot better for the extremely expensive cost you are paying per night. Firstly you have to pay for the airport transfer on top, even though there would be no other way to get to the villa at that... More 

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3 Thank Dilisha P
tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your email. Transfers are not included due to the fact we have to outsource this service which comes at a cost which we are unable to absorb, very few properties here provide complimentary transfers unless they are very close to the airport.. Yes we did have an issue with the spa and have replaced the pump which... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place, first class. This is now the third time we have been here. Six apartments tastefully furnished with all facilities maintained to an exceptional standard. Spacious with fully equipped kitchen. Wonderful friendly staff who were always helpful. All credit to you Nick thanks for another wonderful stay at Te Vakaroa. Highly recommend for any one wanting a restful break... More 

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Thank 24682013
tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

We are thrilled you had another enjoyable stay with us here at Te Vakaroa. Thank you for your encouraging comments and we look forward to having you to stay again in the near future. Nick Reeves General Manager More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed at Te Vakaroa. The first last year as a couple and this time as a foursome so have stayed both in the one bedroom villas down stairs and the two bedroom villas upstairs. Both superbly appointed with everything you need for an amazing stay. The small privately enclosed villas, there are only... More 

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tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

How nice of you to write a review about Te Vakaroa Villas. We are all very pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us and can only hope you will return one day to see us again. It was a pleasure to have you here and thank you for your kind words. Kind regards, Nick Reeves More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This new property offers six beachfront villas that face Muri Lagoon. 3 x 1 Brm Villas at the ground level and 3 x 2 Brm Villas at the 1st level each with views across the pool to the beach and lagoon. All villas are highly appointed, with large terraces, full kitchens complete with dishwashers, microwaves, frig/freezers, DVDs, surround cinema with flat screen TVs, satellite TV reception. Blue Tooth connectivity to in room speakers,and WiFi internet connections. Each Villa has its own laundry. A freshwater pool, spa and large daybed are located right above the beach. Welcome fruit platter provided on arrival and complimentary tropical breakfasts delivered to your villa daily, with room service available from the adjoining restaurant. Private car meet/greet and airport transfers $ 20 per person each way are recommended given our property is only manned between 8.30am and 4.30pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Te Vakaroa Villas

Address: Main Road, Muri, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Price Range: $548 - $763 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Te Vakaroa Villas 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Te Vakaroa Villas Hotel Muri
Te Vakaroa Villas Muri, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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