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    Sunset Resort

    Ara Tapu | Nikao, Avarua, Cook Islands
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good29%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 655 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I spent allot of time researching hotels for my recent trip to Rarotonga. I chose The Sunset Resort and could not have been happier. Booked via Expedia but received a personal confirmation from the hotel. I communicated with the reservation department a couple of times...More

    2  Thank Jon H
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    It was our fifth visit to Raro but the first time we’d stayed at the same place for a second time. We weren’t disappointed. We were greeted at the airport and taken directly to our room as it was too early to check in. The...More

    2  Thank potblak
    Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

    First impression, very well manicured and maintained. Rooms were nice but not 5 star nice. Restaurant food was okay but not great. This is a 3 star resort at best. Now for the bad. My room 34 was extremely noisy. The road that ran behind...More

    Thank Brian V
    Response from Sunset R, Manager at Sunset ResortResponded 2 days ago

    Kia orana Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We do appreciate all feedback. Our island roosters are a very necessary part of natures life cycle here as they keep the tropical bug population under control. They do how ever have issues...More

    Reviewed 3 December 2017

    Lady shuttle driver who picked us and up and dropped us off was just lovely and bubbly, apologies i never got her name. Room was nice and clean and check in was easy. Most staff were lovely and i thought the complimentary breakfast was nice,...More

    Thank m0riaty1
    Reviewed 1 December 2017

    Wow! Arrived early morning (after 13 hours of flying time and a 4 hour layover) and we were fortunate our room was ready. We were told that we were not permitted to eat breakfast that day in the restaurant. No problem, we had done our...More

    7  Thank scandles
    Response from Sunset R, Manager at Sunset ResortResponded 2 days ago

    Kia orana Wow you have written a very detailed review that I am sure will be very helpful to other guest coming to the Island. Thank you for taking the time to do this. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope...More

    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$194 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 35
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    • Location
    • Cook Islands >
    • Southern Cook Islands >
    • Rarotonga >
    • Avarua
    • Also Known As
    • The Sunset Hotel Arorangi ,
    • Sunset Hotel Arorangi ,
    • Sunset Resort Rarotonga ,
    • Sunset Resort Cook Islands/Rarotonga
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    Traveller (431)
    Pool & Beach (100)
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    Dining (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (239)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    debunce
    24 September 2017|
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    Response from Sunset R | Property representative |
    Hi there, Nick is no longer the manager but has his own resort called Te Vaka Roa in Muri. The new managers have been here for 6 years. Tim and Colleen Darby as seen in the image. Pop in and visit as you are exploring the... More
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    culturevulture2017
    25 August 2017|
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    Response from WendyGAuckland | Reviewed this property |
    Not at the resort. The lagoon is too shallow and a bit rocky. You may be able to find a sail boat for daily hire over in town, but I'm not sure and dont remember seeing any sailboats over there. Enjoy the holiday anyway... More
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    Shann0nMarie
    17 August 2017|
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    Response from Sunset R | Property representative |
    Yes we have two bar areas, one in the Anchorage Restaurant (7days a week) and a small happy hour bar near another pool open from 5 to 7.30 Monday to Saturday
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    Room Tips
    "Ocean view Rooms are just a few dollars more , do the upgrade !"
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    "If you can afford the beach view... go for it. Garden view is just fine!"
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    "beachfront if you can afford it"
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    "We like the space and quietness of the upstairs poolside rooms"
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