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Red Deer, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at Aro'a for 8 days and found it to be a fantastic place to stay. The staff are super friendly and top notch...always willing to help whether it be with suggestions on places to eat or attractions to see. Some of the best snorkelling on the island is within steps of the accommodation. The Saturday night bbq is... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is right on your doorstep and this allows whale watching, sunset gazing and just general relaxing. It is in a great location with a bus stop right outside. The unit is well appointed if you did want to do some catering for yourself but with great breakfasts and bar meals available there is no need. Some of the... More 

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you for your fantastic and informative review. Very happy that you had a great holiday with us and that the recommendations worked out so well. We look forward to seeing you back here soon. Meitaki ma'ata, Steve, Geraldine and the A Team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would highly recommend to anybody. Such a relaxing peaceful vibe, staff are very friendly and helpful. Its a haven of paradise on their wee(i think the best) spot of the island.Cant wait to return :-D

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Thank Renee H
AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Renee, Thank you so much for your brilliant review, very pleased that you enjoyed relaxing here and thanks for your recommendation, much appreciated. I (of course) fully agree with you, we have the best spot on the island. Hope to see you back again soon. Meitaki ma'ata, Steve, Geraldine and the A Team. More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice size - not too big. Great location right on the beach. Local staff very friendly and helpful. The rooms were well appointed with cooking facilities etc. Tough to bet having breakfast by the beach and watching the whales out by the reef. Would stay here again!! Thanks for the stay.

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Thank James M
AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana James, Thank you for your great review. Very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again very soon. Meitaki ma'ata, Steve Geraldine and the A Team. More 

Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 2 weeks in the Lagoon Suite overlooking the beautiful quiet beach were heaven! We loved swimming in the lagoon, whale watching (regular sightings of humpback whales) and eating out at the island's many excellent restaurants. Make sure you ask Steve and Geraldine for their top tips! Thank you to all the staff for making our stay special.

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Debbie, Thank you for your fantastic review, very happy that you loved your time here in our little slice of paradise and our top tips of places to go / things to do. We really enjoyed having you all as our guests - lots of fun. I will definitely pass your comments onto our amazing staff. Hope to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such an amazing two week stay at Aro'a Beachside Inn - thank you to Steve, Geraldine and all the rest of the staff. Everyone was so helpful, and left us with nothing to do but relax, and enjoy exploring the amazing island! The room was wonderful - with lots of space and a large sunny balcony looking out... More 

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Joanne, Thank you so much for your fantastic review. It's great that the recommendation all worked out perfectly and still left plenty of time for relaxing.... It was great see you all, hope that you make it back here again soon. I will, of course, pass on all your brilliant comments to the awesome A Team. Meitaki ma'ata,... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aro'a Beachside was the first place that my wife and I stayed on our honeymoon and it was perfect. The staff is extremely friendly, the lagoon in front is perfect for snorkeling and the units are big and clean. The bar is great and there is live music a few times a week. We even came back for dinner later... More 

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you so much for your fantastic review, it was great that you stayed here for your honeymoon and I'm delighted that we made your stay perfect. I will pass your comments on to our amazing staff, it's very encouraging when we get such a brilliant review like this. Hope to see you again soon. Meitaki ma'ata, Steve,... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my two teenaged children for a weeks break in the school holidays and we had the most enjoyable, relaxing, fun family time that we could possibly ask for. Steve and Geraldine along with Stephanie, Caz and the team could not have been more friendly, helpful and accommodating. I especially loved the amazing guitarist on the Live Music evenings,... More 

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Jane, Thank you so much for your fantastic review of our little slice of paradise. Very happy that you enjoyed your holiday with us. I will pass your comments on to our amazing staff and to Anania (our awesome guitarist). Looking forward to seeing back again very soon. Meitaki ma'ata, Steve, Geraldine and the A Team. More 

zurich
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39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 12 days at Aroa's Beachside Inn and we loved EVERYTHING about it. For a starter, the location is truly amazing - the beach is really really perfect (ideal for both snorkeling and for swimming, also at low tide, contrary to most other beaches), and we loved watching the sunsets every night. Secondly, the bungalows and rooms are pretty,... More 

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you so much for your fantastic review, really happy that you loved staying with us in our little slice of paradise. It was great fun having you stay with us. I'll pass your comments on to Stephanie, Ally and Alone, I'm sure that they will really appreciate your words. Hope you have a great continuing adventure round... More 

Los Gatos, California
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We chose Aro’a beachside for a couple reasons. The price fit into our budget and seemed like a good place to stay. It fit into our traveling style. We like a little more independence not the all-inclusive feel. We would have a kitchenette, the cabana had a second bed for our 18-year son, we were close to the water, the... More 

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AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside Inn, responded to this review

Kia Orana Melissa, Wow, what a fantastic review, thank you so much, one of the best reviews we've ever had. Genuinely pleased that you enjoyed your time here. We all miss you guys, it was strange the next morning after you left. Really hope that you can make it back here again in the future. Thank you so much. Meitaki... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on western sunset side of Rarotonga, on a lovely white sandy beach with all tide swimming and snorkelling. Casual beach bar on property. Serves small meals. Popular BBQ evenings with local entertainers twice weekly. 12 Fully self-contained units, tastefully decorated island style. Breakfast complimentary. Free use of equipment - kayaks, paddle boards, snorkelling gear, and bicycles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aro'a Beachside Inn

Address: PO Box 2160, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: $175 - $544 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aro'a Beachside Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Aro`a Beachside Hotel Arorangi
Aro'a Beachside Inn Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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