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Club Raro

PO Box 483 | Tupapa, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Club Raro had everything we needed. Great rooms, wonderful staff, amazing food and drinks. We loved the pool and swim up bar. The location is really good, partway between town and Muri Beach. It was perfect for what we needed.

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SMRES, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia orana from all of us here at Club Raro, Firstly thanks so much for taking the time to review us we really appreciate it. All feedback helps us to know if we are doing a good job or if we need to pick up in certain areas. We are so happy our little resort suited your needs and worked... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to stay! Basic facilities but has everything you need, clean and tidy, and wonderful staff! The included breakfast is wonderful, and you can get a cooked breakfast for only $7!! We enjoyed our stay immensely.

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Thank Jill S
SMRES, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia orana from all of us here at Club Raro, Firstly thanks so much for taking the time to review us we really appreciate it. All feedback helps us to know if we are doing a good job or if we need to pick up in certain areas. Pleased you liked the cooked breakfast we will pass that on to... More 

Whakatane, New Zealand
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a steal! So cheap but all we needed. Loved the swim up bar and beer buckets. Nice place to watch the sunset and close enough to walk to town if you haven't got a scooter. Breakfast was included in the price and thoroughly enjoyed it!

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SMRES, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia orana Alex, Thanks so much for posting your review. We really appreciate all feedback and your comments really sum up just what we are here at Club Raro " great value for money". Meitaki maata and we hope to have you come and stay with us again in the future. Remember to let us know if you are returning... More 

Berkeley Vale, Australia
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Club Raro last week for 10 days was memorable. The Resort staff couldn't any more to make our stay any more perfect, Sammy gets our stand out vote for bending over backwards to accommodate everything we needed. The rooms were clean, the views were exceptional and the atmosphere was warm and friendly. And an extra thank you... More 

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SMRES, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia orana from Club Raro Thanks so much for posting a review. All feedback helps us to either know we are on track or need some tweeks. Our team is going from strength to strength and we will pass on to Sammy your comments so he knows he got you stand out vote. We would love to have you stay... More 

Otorohanga, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and tidy resort, well maintained, clean rooms, cooked breakfast a must at $7, food average, Bar staff happy and friendly, majority of front desk staff not so happy or helpful. Great beach front views. Recommend to stay here if your not so fussy about things. Good location close to town.

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SMRES, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia orana from Club Raro, Thanks so much for taking the time to review our resort. Your feedback has been passed on to our teams. We use your comments to develop better customer service and your points have been noted. We look forward to having you back with us in the future. Please let us know if you are thinking... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a week in one of the sea view rooms, it was comfortable and cleaned every day the only negative was the mattress had a slight body odour issue. View was great and did see Wales, not a great beach for swimming at low tide but still managed to have a swim most days ( your on a... More 

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SMRES, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia orana from Club Raro, Thanks so much for taking the time to review our resort. Your feedback has been passed on to our teams especially housekeeping regarding the mattress!!! So pleased you spotted some whales and you got in a swim in the lagoon. We are a beach that is close to the reef so yes different from the... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kia Orana - Stayed at Club Raro for 10 nights and loved it. Very friendly staff and helpful. Awesome clean and modern apartment room at back of resort had everything we needed for a wonderful relaxed holiday. Lady cleaning our room daily did a great job we really appreciated it. Facilities at resort were lovely and setting with gardens very... More 

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SMRES, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia orana from Club Raro, Thanks so much for taking the time to review our resort. Your wonderful feedback has been passed on to our teams who all work really hard to make sure our guests stay is one that will be remembered fondly. So pleased you spotted some whales and we agree that sitting at Rumba with a cocktail... More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, basic all you need rooms by the pool. Service was really good and great prices at the rumba bar.....all the staff were helpful and neat to chat with. Breakfast was great - cheap as to upgrade to a cooked and no hassle. Loved the stay and look forward to returning ;) Raro Dream is a magic cocktail a... More 

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SMRES, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana from Club Raro Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review. We really appreciate our guests feedback and comments as it helps us to know more about what we are doing well and where we need to change or improve. We would love to see you again so please if you are returning contact us... More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Opted to stay here over the littly polynesian, and so glad we did! Rooms are basic but all you need, you definitely stay here for the people - great staff, service, food, drinks and atmosphere. Even managed to watch a few humpback whales from the shore! Made some great friends, very sociable place to stay, loved it and will be... More 

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Thank Sophia C
SMRES, Director of Sales at Club Raro, responded to this review

Kia Orana from Club Raro Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review. We really appreciate our guests feedback and comments as it helps us to know more about what we are doing well and where we need to change or improve. I have passed your review on to our team. So pleased you managed to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the most amazing time at Club Raro Resort. All day cheap buckets of beer, Fishbowl and cocktails! Top service and they will even cook your Catch for you for a small fee. Rooms are very spacious as we stayed in an apartment. There was fresh towels and our bed was made everyday! Great for families and party animals... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kia orana from all of us at Club Raro, We love what we do and what our resort offers. From the early 1990's we have been delivering great holidays, weddings and events for our guests and we welcome you to our friendly, sensibly priced resort that suits all who want an excellent value for money experience in the Cook Islands. Our stunning views off the lagoon front, make the ideal setting for a fantastic relaxing point for all meals and cocktails.Conveniently located just 5 minutes from Avarua township, 8 minutes from popular Muri Beach, and 10 minutes from Rarotonga International Airport, Club Raro Resort is a great place to base yourself and explore the island of Rarotonga, or take some time out to relax with a good book, refreshing cocktail and the welcoming friendliness that will have you coming back time and time again. Club Raro is a friendly Resort offering 68 guestrooms ranging from Standard Rooms: Comfortable and tidy these rooms offer great value for money. We can configure these rooms to accommodate a queen bed and 2 single beds or bunks. With a small patio for you, a ceiling fan and air con this room type is a great low cost option. Poolside Rooms Framing our pool these rooms are a popular option with a small patio overlooking the gardens and pool area they are a perfect option for couples, families, and group stays. With ceiling fans and air con these rooms are comfortable and we can configure to accommodate a queen bed and 2 single beds or bunks. Self-Contained Rooms these rooms are limited and fill up quickly. A simple and convenient space again another great value room with air-con a kitchenette and a shared courtyard set in the gardens it really works for our budget savvy guests. We can configure these rooms to accommodate a queen bed and 2 single beds or bunks. Our studio apartments are an excellent option for our guests who want a good deal and are perhaps a larger family or a group of friends or someone who is thinking of staying a little longer. We can configure these rooms to accommodate a queen bed and 2 single beds or bunks and with ceiling fans , air con, and a kitchenette your stay is comfortable and affordable. The premium Lagoon front Rooms with a view of the Pacific Ocean these rooms are our premium and well liked by all. They are a studio style bedroom with a Super King bed, with air-con and a spacious bathroom, a private patio that overlooks the sun decks the Lagoon and the Ocean. Heaven! All rooms are comfortable with an interior decor that reflects a Polynesian, tropical influence. All rooms feature:• Air-conditioning • Ceiling fans • IDD phone • T.V• Refrigerator • Tea/Coffee making facilities• Private bathroom with shower • Daily housemaid servicing Self-Contained rooms feature:• Kitchenette (cook top, microwave) • Daily housemaid servicing. RESTAURANT & FACILITIES We think part of the joy of being on holiday is not having to cook so dining out is something we can make easy for you. Our Chef and kitchen staff are talented and have created great menus that offer excellent choices that incorporate fresh local produce. Couple great food with Happy Hours with great deals on Cocktails, Mocktails and beverages your stay at Club Raro is just what we say it is - an excellent value for money experience in the Cook Islands Our Food is delicious and reasonably priced! We have an a la carte Menu running that offers a brilliant combination of local and international food. You can dine in our Palms restaurant or take a table along our waterfront and poolside areas. We also have a Tapa's menu that RUMBA offers from 4pm - 9pm. Club Raro offers plenty of options for you so if you are one of our in-house guests or just decided to pop in and try and our menu we welcome you. If you're lucky during May to October you may see the humpback whales on their migration through the Pacific, swimming right past Club Raro Resort! Guests of all ages will enjoy the convenience of resort facilities and services which include:• Alfresco dining over looking the lagoon • Happy hour daily from 5-7pm Sunday-Friday and all day Saturday, includes $10 cocktails • Swimming pool with swim-up pool bar • Toddlers pool • Car, Scooter or Bicycle Hire• Tour desk • Pool table & Table tennis• Internet booth • Wi-Fi internet access • Currency exchange• 24 hour security • Guest laundry • Postal service • Free on-site parking Also available:• Snorkeling gear • Reef shoes• Tennis equipment For more details, contact our friendly team. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Club Raro

Address: PO Box 483 | Tupapa, Avarua, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Price Range: $82 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Club Raro 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Club Raro Hotel Avarua
Raro Hotel Avarua
Raro Resort Avarua
Club Raro Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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