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Elsinore
Reviewed 14 March 2010

We had a very nice stay for a week at the Ambala Garden Lodge. We had the Frangipani Suite on 1st floor - nice and spacious. Nancy and Esa are wonderful hosts. The breakfast is superb (we had a different dish every day, with loads of fresh fruit - the Mango varieties were good). Esa and Nancy have comprehensive knowledge...

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Dease Lake , B.C.
Reviewed 24 February 2010

My husband and I spent an awesome month of rest and relaxation at the Ambala Gardens B&B. Yes folks it is true Nancy's breakfasts are truly wonderful, especially the smoothies and my husband was spoiled and is now demanding "Scotch Eggs". The breakfasts kept us full for most of the day. Esa is indeed the wealth of knowledge that we've...

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Reviewed 6 February 2010

Having never written a review on tripadvisor before I felt compelled to do so about our recent stay at the Ambala. My boyfriend and I stayed there from Jan 16 until Jan 26 and it was absolutely faultless. The hosts, Esa and Nancy, went out of their way to make us feel welcome, including Esa picking us up from the...

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Alberta
Reviewed 31 December 2009

Our recent trip to Rarotonga was even better because of our superb hosts at Ambala Gardens. Nancy and Esa acted as our personal tour guides touring us around the island,while giving us a history lesson,They recommended good restaurants on the island and made the reservations for us. Each morning we were treated to a marvelous breakfast made with local ingredients....

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Amesbury
Reviewed 18 December 2009

We were met at airport very early in the morning by Esa himself in the pouring rain. On arrival at Ambala Garden Lodge we were also welcomed by Nancy and after freshening up sat down to a most welcome breakfast of fresh fruit and coconut cream - deliciious, even though we thought we may not be "checking in" until later...

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america
Reviewed 17 December 2009

My husband and I stayed with Esa and Nancy for 7 nights in their self catering apartment. The Frangipani apartment was light and airy and spacious with its own deck which is perfect for outdoor eating. It is surrounded by lush vegetation and the swimming pool is fantastic especially after a long walk. It is only about a 10 minute...

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San Diego
Reviewed 6 December 2009

These are the best B&B hosts ever! Our gracious hosts Esa and Nancy made the visit a very memorable one. They have a very secluded property surrounded by lush tropical vegetation with a beautiful pool. Our room was very spacious and had great access to enjoying the outdoor patio and pool. We had GREAT food for breakfast and the suite...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2009

In October my three kids, 10,7,4, and I stayed at beautiful Ambala Garden Lodge. We were the only guests so the kids had the run of the stunning garden pool and we had the pleasure of Nancy and Esa's company all to ourselves, and by the end of the week it was like staying with family. They went out of...

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Wellington
Reviewed 31 August 2009

I just returned from Raro and stayed at Ambala for two weeks. The property is lovely and very private, a special feature is the lovely pool area. I stayed in one of the self-contained rooms and found it clean and tidy with everything you need to cook dinner at night or watch a movie. What makes this place great are...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 23 July 2009

We looked and looked for accommodation on Raro and after reading reviews for Ambala Garden Lodge we decided to book there. And we are sure glad we did. It is without the best B&B we have stayed in, and I dare say probably the best ever. The breakfasts were outstanding and the hospitality of Nancy and Esa went way beyond...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BED & Breakfast set in a beautiful tropical garden, just a 5 minute stroll to the beach. Sea and mountain views. Queen size beds, ensuite rooms, use of lounge, TV & DVD room, deck, barbecue and swimming pool. Close to shops, restaurants and bus stop, and near to watersports, scuba diving, white sandy beach, mountain walks and deep sea fishing. Air port transfers can be arranged. English or Continental breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ambala Garden Lodge

Address: Ambala Garden Road, Muri, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Price Range: $90 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Ambala Garden Lodge Muri, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?