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Sunset Resort

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Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Sunset Resort for 9 nights and were super pleased with everyone. The front desk staff were great (a little rushed at check in due to a group checking in at the same time) but quickly got us on our way to an ocean view suite. The staff helped us get a scooter for our time... More 

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New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the sunset there was a group of us staying there to attend our wedding. The sunsets were amazing along with the food at the restaurant we ate there on several occasions and were not disappointed, the menu was extensive and the marinated fish was the best in the world. We just loved the location and the... More 

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Thank nickydymond
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13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I LOVED this place. We were a group of friends celebrating all turning 30 this year. We stayed in a 2 bedroom upstairs apartment and it felt so private, sometimes we wondered if we were the only ones staying there. Until we went down to the restaurant for our complimentary breakfast and realised there were quite a few people around.... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our third stay at the Sunset Resort, and as usual it lived up to expectations. An added bonus was a bottle of wine as we were returning guests!! The facilities are great, the pools are lovely and clean, no kids is fantastic, the staff were very friendly and helpful, the restaurant has a great selection for all meals.... More 

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Thank Heather T
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a relaxing and enjoyable holiday this is the place. Our party consisted of four and we had units on the beach front. Absolutely fabulous and would stay there again. The food and especially the staff were 100% in all aspects. Just shear luxury. We all loved it.

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Bonnyville, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed her for 12 nights in March and it was wonderful. The rooms were cozy and well equipped. Pools lovely. Staff attentive and the food incredible! Best Mahi Mahi I have ever had! The beach was full of coral debris due to the Cyclone that had just passed but still nice. You can walk forever on the beach in... More 

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Rotorua
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Loved the fact that there were no kids running around (only chickens :)). Pools were clean and so refreshing. Restaurant was fantastic, love,y food, great service, great cocktails and great prices! Room service was super. Staff were friendly and helpful. Loved bring so close to town. Room had everything we needed and more. Beach furniture and snorkelling gear/reef shoes were... More 

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2 Thank Dalice B
ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia orana Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We will ensure that your positive feedback is given to the restaurant. Its sounds like you had a great holiday and took advantage of the resort location to see and do many things on the island. We hope to see you again soon More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We recently stayed at the Sunset as a group of 13, there to celebrate a friends 50th birthday, and we loved it! As already mentioned, the resort is set up for adults, but we also had 4 teenagers along for the adventure. We all had different accommodation, ranging from a beachside studio to poolside, 2 bedroom apartments and they were... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The resort is a boutique one reserved for adults only. It was well equipped with all the usual amenities - clean and spacious rooms with facilities to self cater if required. The adjoining restaurant, The Anchorage, was absolutely superb and we ate there almost every night. The chef, a Kiwi, was creative and the food was delicious. Between the four... More 

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Really no more than 3.5 stars. A budget+ motel. Poolside unit was comfortable and well laid out. A very very nice touch was the bottle of bubbles on the bed to welcome for our anniversary. King size bed and serviced everyday if you wanted. They always asked. Disappointed that the previous occupiers rubbish was still in the bin when we... More 

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ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Oran Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate all feedback given on the resort and believe it can be used as a means to improving our guests experience. I will make sure that housekeeping are aware of the point you have raised about the rubbish bin in your room. I am please to read... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunset Resort is a 3.5 star property and is idyllically situated on the sheltered western side of the island only minutes from Avarua township. The secluded beachfront location provides guests with an unspoilt view of Rarotonga's crystal clear aqua blue lagoon and breathtaking sunsets. This personally managed, privately owned resort has an intimate atmosphere that will make every guest feel welcome and ensure they experience the magic of Rarotonga and its people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Resort

Address: Ara Tapu | Nikao, Avarua, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Price Range: $181 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sunset Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
The Sunset Hotel Arorangi
Sunset Hotel Arorangi
Sunset Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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