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Backpackers International

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Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Location and contact
Kavera Rd, Cook Islands
3.7 miles to Rarotonga Airport
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never ever in my life met such an arrogant hostel owner or been welcomed in such a degrading way. Ever. I mean,you might feel proud of yourself for finally reaching this beautiful peace of earth in the middle of Pacific ocean,this paradise..but hey,...More

2  Thank Niggimiggi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at International backpackers for a week and absolutely loved it. It’s the cheapest accomodation on the island right near the beach. Private double room has really comfortable bed. The hostel is what travelling was like many years ago before wifi where backpackers are...More

Thank magginoodles13
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Chose this place at last moment, woman (who think she knows it all) rude, unfriendly, sees us down the road and deliberately blanks us. We totally messed booking at this crap place, we should have done our research more.

2  Thank jonnye1985
Reviewed January 1, 2018

I stayed at backpackers international hostel in Rarotonga from 17 December to 20 December 2017. The place was pretty empty since it was right before Christmas. I guess this might be because they don't allow children. My room was a single. It was clean and...More

6  Thank daditude
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Had a fantastic experience at the Backpackers international! The place is really close to an amazing beach, restaurants and supermarkets (not exactly a big one, but you can find all the essentials there!). Staff were always helpful and super nice (Tisa is awesome! :). I...More

Thank Phyllipy C
Response from BBackpackCookIs, Manager at Backpackers InternationalResponded November 29, 2017

Thank you so much for the awesome review, we did have lots of fun didn't we. You'll have to come back and visit. Cheers

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Price range
$13 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms
Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga
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Traveler (30)
Pool & Beach (5)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (1)
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"my sister and I had a twin share room"
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"Anywhere upstairs is preferable to down stairs (mosquitoes) 😖"
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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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