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Backpackers International

PO Box 878, Cook Islands
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  • Poor14%
  • Terrible20%
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“big kitchen” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Rarotonga one of the beautifull places on earth i think. This backpacker is indeed very cheap but in the end your stay wont feel as good, staying at this place. Specialy if your perseonality / lifestile is more "hippie"/ happy/ not "german" style - lets...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at this hostel due to the good location, good price and nice backpackers we met. The hostel was also clean and we did not have any problems with the shower facilities. However, manager Tisa does not really get what it...More

Thank Marc B
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded March 7, 2017

Thank you for your review. I am glad you gave your honest opinion that the hostel is clean and satisfactory, you obviously had no problem with the accommodation, but rather that I didn't offer a free ride to a bar, but considering the public bus...More

Reviewed February 11, 2017

I see some mixed reviews about this hostel but in reality, it is fit for purpose as it is, The price, location and room are all great, this is a backpackers of course, so you get what you pay for. This is a fair hostel,...More

Thank Dion h
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded February 13, 2017

Thank you for your review, especially since the weather wasn't the best while you were here, but we had a great group of people so that at least helps lift the mood. Maybe next time you come and stay with us, we'll have better luck...More

Reviewed January 17, 2017

Ok it was cheap but really! stayed 3 days and the floor in the toilet/shower rooms had the same pieces of paper on them on day 3 as day 1, not good enough I say. The fan in room 19 was so noisy sounded like...More

Thank muncaster2016
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Owner at Backpackers InternationalResponded January 19, 2017

Firstly, the hostel is cleaned every morning, both bathroom, kitchen, dining area and garden area, even on public holidays, which is when you can your family arrived, Boxing day Sunday, Public holiday Monday and Public holiday Tuesday. All our double beds have mattress protectors as...More

Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Have stayed here many times over the years.. thoroughly enjoy my stay each time... I see a few negative comments... but i completely see different... at the end of the day.... you get what you pay for..... want flash... pay the $100 -200 per night...More

Thank timotheem2014
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded January 3, 2017

Thank you for your honest review and am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are a basic, clean, well located budget accommodation, that also boasts to have a great atmosphere to get to know and meet other people from all walks of...More

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  • Price range
  • $28 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Number of rooms
  • 23
  • Location
  • Cook Islands >
  • Southern Cook Islands >
  • Rarotonga
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"Private rooms are equally priced as two dorm beds, consider this."
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"please just avoid altogether"
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"2 or 4 bed one or single (private) room with a queen size bed for $30. An absolutely good deal!"
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"Try to get the rooms to the back of the property, as half of the rooms have windows out towards the common..."
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