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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Muri Beach Resort is awesome. Felt incredibly relaxed the whole time we were there. The staff are so friendly and accomodating. The only thing I will say is I think the bathroom needs a little bit of a renovation. I would definitely stay there again and highly recommend to others. Will be back

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent a week with our adult children in Rarotonga. We were looking for a place we could all stay together and found Plantation House on the Muri Resort webpage. This house was perfect for us. It is big 4 bedroom house with stunning views and a fabulous pool . We got the bonus of being able to use... More 

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Macmasters Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of friends visited Rarotonga and went to the bar b q night at silver sands restaurant at Muri beach resort. We all enjoyed our meals but I had a beef tenderloin. I made the huge claim of this being the best beef ever which I stand behind. The beef had a beautiful flavor and was very tender and... More 

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

Great place with nice clean and tidy bungalow accommodation. Two for one cocktail happy hour at the Aqua bar was good fun - though for the love of god could someone make them change the mix tape - (If I hear "Island Nights" by Dragon one more time, I swear....) This was out first trip to Rarotonga and this place... More 

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Port Gentil, Gabon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 10 days, when I was invited to a wedding...and it was fantastic. Loved every thing about this place. To me it is definitely one of the paradise of the earth! Staff were always smiling and seamed to love what they were doing. Always very helpful and trustworthy...kept the room clean. Breakfast was very good to, and enjoyed... More 

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Arrowtown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We were met at the airport by Margaret who was very informative about the island even at silly o clock in the morning. We were staying here to go to a wedding at Muri Beach Club. We chose Muri Beach Resort because we liked the idea of being self contained and able to cook if we chose to.Our unit was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

We have just returned home from a 10 day holiday at MBR feeling well pleased with our experience. The resort staff are amazing - helpful and friendly. The restaurant service and food was great, very personalized. Its a small resort so very quiet and private which we enjoyed. Special thanks to the Resort driver Margaret who saved us when our... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

We (myself, husband and 7 year old Son) stayed at the Muri Beach Resort in July 2016. We have been to Rarotonga 3 times and each time in a different resort. We think MBR is the nicest of the three. Great location on Muri Beach, central enough to feel part of the Muri Beach things going on, i.e kayaking, restaurants... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The rooms are a little tired, however it is in a great location and the staff were extremely friendly. Food from the restaurant was only average, however next door at the sister resort the food was outstanding. Bed was way to soft!

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surf-6, Manager at Muri Beach Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Rosie, thank you so much for taking the time and sharing your experience here at Muri Beach Resort! The whole team is extremely grateful for your kind words and we would love to welcome you again sometime in the future to our beautiful slice of Muri Lagoon! Thank you for giving me the opportunity to talk about our... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Perhaps getting a little tired but still very comfortable and very reasonably priced by comparison with its immediate neighbours, Meridian & Pacific resorts.Strangely,if you feel like a cold one with your lunch, the bar and restaurant don;t open until 3.00pm

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surf-6, Manager at Muri Beach Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana agrimac, thank you for taking the time to write a review of your holiday here at Muri Beach Resort! Thank you for giving me the chance to talk about our soft refurbishment program that is ongoing at Muri Beach Resort this season. Without disturbing the peace of the other in-house rooms, we are upgrading the bathrooms, painting, replacing... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Absolute beachfront on Muri. This intimate boutique resort offers 20 beautifully decorated deluxe self-contained villas and apartments. These well-appointed units feature air-conditioning, Jacuzzi spa baths, insect screens, TV/DVD, in-house movies, Wi-Fi internet, IDD telephones. And all of this is set amongst tropically landscaped gardens. When not enjoying the stunning views from the beachfront deck, enjoy lazing by the large swimming pool sipping tropical cocktails. The resorts beautiful poolside Polynesian style cafe & cocktail bar which is surrounded by tropical gardens is al-fresco dining Island style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Muri Beach Resort

Address: Main Road, Muri Village | P.O. Box 146, Muri, Cook Islands (Formerly Shangri-La Beach Cottages)
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Price Range: $145 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Muri Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Muri Beach Hotel Muri
Muri Beach Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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