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Valencia, Spain
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Reviewed August 6, 2016

Really can´t say anything other than high praises for Muri Shell. The bungalow is very spacious, bed is extremely comfy and the kitchen is very well stocked (even had a sandwich grill!)… didn´t use the bbq in the front porch but looked amazing also. Location is perfect right in the heart of Muri, maybe a bit close to the road... More 

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New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Muri Shell Bungalows twice. The location is perfect, on the Muri beach side, 5 minutes walk down a quiet track to the sea and the exquisite turquoise Muri Lagoon. On the right is the Pacific Resort, on the left is Muri Beach Club Hotel, both welcome visitors and rent out their watersport gear. The bungalow is spacious,... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2016

We had a great stay at Muri Shell Bungalows. The bungalow is big, airy and clean. Situated at a nice lawn with only one other bungalow it feels nice and secluded even though it is close to the main road from Rarotonga, not that is a really busy road mind you :-) It is only 100 meter from the best... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 8, 2016

Stayed for 6 nights.The bungalow was spacious and cool.Good amenities for washing. A lovely garden looked after by the wonderful Eric. A great guy and always there to help. Just a three minute walk to the beach which is just perfect.Swimming was great. Lots of local restaurants and a night market close by. A very relaxing place to stay.If ever... More 

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Reviewed September 23, 2015

This was our second time staying at the Muri Shell Bungalows. Just as before, the units were spotlessly clean. The yard and path to the beach is well maintained. The bungalows are a short 3 minute walk to the beach, restaurants, bakeries, scooter rentals and stores. Both units have full sized kitchens, barbecues and access to a shared washer. Muri... More 

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San Jose Metro, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2015

We are a family of 4 on a round the world trip, and stayed here 5 nights or so. We would stay here again, and would fully recommend it to others. The perfectly located and very clean, well taken care of cottage had a fully stocked kitchen, was spacious, and my boys loved the fact they had their very own... More 

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Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Cota and me choosed the Cooks for our honeymoon and was one of the best things we did. When we just got to Muri Shell we met Tina, lovely girl with always a smile to share with their customers. we also met her husband and her son and we really want to say thanks once again for everything that they... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for seven nights at the end of February 2015. And we enjoyed every minute there. The bungalows are located only a two minute walk to the most beautiful beach on the island. They are quite big, very clean and the kitchen is well equiped. But the best thing there are the hosts Tina and Mike. They are... More 

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Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

We have had a marvellous 2 weeks- family of 4 which includes 2 teenage girls ! A hidden gem. We really enjoyed our bungalow and it was perfect for us. All the amenities you could want including blender for smoothies, coffee grinder and plunger etc. Superb location as has been mentioned in other reviews. The best part was the hospitality... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2015

I have just arrived back after staying 8 nights in Jan at Muri Shell Bungalows. It is in a great location as it in the heart of Muri Village and just down the road from the beach. It is also very affordable if you want somewhere cheap to stay on the Island. The location was peaceful and it was very... More 

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2 fully self contained studio bungalows and 1 one-bedroom flat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Muri Shell Bungalows

Address: Muri Beach | Box 245, Avarua, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Price Range: $71 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Muri Shell Bungalows Hotel Avarua
Muri Shell Bungalows Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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“The Mango Bungalow is furtherest away from Te Vara Nui, situated next door, which has night shows - I personally love the sound of Island drums, but it may bug some people. The roosters require chasing sometimes especially early in the morning.”
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“For fitness , try aqua jogging to Koromiri Island and back when it's low tide. Fitness Centre, Muri Lagoon is your fitness centre for swimming,kayaking, canoeing etc....”
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