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Club Raro

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Firstly the staff here are wonderful and friendly, making our stay even more enjoyable. We stayed in 2 different rooms here, first 5 nights in the Lagoon View Room and then 6 nights in a Poolside Room. My advice would be to pay the bit extra and stay in the Lagoon Room. The rooms and beds are nicer and had...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay here with my wife. Had a lagoon view room which had great aircon but the bed and shower were average. The pool was cold which was refreshing and you could go down to the lagoon easily. I like that you can borrow sand shoes, snorkeling gear and towels at no cost and the cocktails of the day...

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

Kia orana from Club Raro, Thanks so much for your review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you took advantage of what we offer including a good cocktail! We would love to have you come and stay with us again in the future so please contact us directly on holiday@clubraro.co.ck and we will can put a...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff here are awesome a massive shout out to lou, she went above and beyond for us with all our bookings. Rooms are clean and presentable - can hear neighbours (ours were quiet so no problems here) you could feel springs in mattress but you're so puckered out at the end of the day it didn't effect sleep. Based...

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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 your review we really appreciate it. Yes, Aunty Lou is a fabulous asset to our team and will pass on your shout out to her. So you know we are looking at a bed re-fit this year as we know a good bed is important for our guests. Thanks for...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time and beautiful wedding day and 8 day stay at club raro. The perfect setting, provided by awesome staff who made it totally stress free and took care of everything as well as us! The food was yummy and everything ran so smooth. We couldn't have asked for more. Thank you for an amazing time. We'll...

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

Kia orana from the team at Club Raro, What a beautiful wedding you had and we loved delivering it for you. Thanks so much for posting your review we really appreciate your feedback and we would love to have you back with us anytime. If you are thinking of joining us again please contact us on holiday@clubraro.co.ck and we will...

Vincentia NSW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Club Raro late November 2016 we stayed overnight only. Our flight was an early morning arrival. We had a speedy check in and staff were attentive. The resort was basic, clean and tidy. We couldn't really see or do much unfortunately as it was very wet & windy. It is close to town so we ended up...

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

Kia orana from Club Raro, Thanks for taking the time to post your review. We would love to have you come and stay with us again hopefully not just overnight but sorry can't promise weather! Contact us on holiday@clubraro.co.ck anytime and we will happily put a great deal together for you. Have a great day Kia Manuia the team at...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a short visit. From the outset you could feel the relaxed atmosphere. Best things: friendly staff (very helpful with nothing being any trouble for them), superb lagoon front location with great snorkelling, nice swim up bar and good value drinks (specially at happy hour) and an ideal outdoor social area. OK: Simple and clean room. Basic restaurant. Breakfast...

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

Kia orana from Club Raro, Thanks so much for your review. You offer really sound advise and give a great outline of what our resort offers. Yes our Lagoon Front rooms are good value and offer a fantastic view of the Pacific Ocean. Our staff thank you for mentioning their level of service as they are a hard working friendly...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I did a 5 night Grab one deal and it really is fantastic value. The resort although a little dated and on the windy side of the island is well laid out and very relaxing. We upgraded to a lagoon front room which I definitely recommend (would have been a bit disappointed if I hadn't) the view...

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

Kia orana from Club Raro, You are so right the view of the Pacific Ocean from our Resort is magic and staying in the Lagoon front rooms really lets you take all of that in! Our staff are a great team and enjoy engaging and looking after our guests so thanks for your comments. We would love to have you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my third trip back to raro, a trip away with a friend. last time spent a small fortune to stay at muri beach which is absolutely beautiful but i think the views from this hotel are just as lovely! it is definitely more budget friendly, we hired a nissan micra so everything around the island was easily accessible....

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

Kia orana from Club Raro, Thanks for your review and we are happy you chose to stay with us this time! We would love to have you come and stay again so please contact us on holiday@clubraro.co.ck anytime and we will happily put a deal in place for you. PS - Our Duty Manager will be on in case of...

Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This resort is much more dated/worn than the glossy images of it would suggest. For the price though we were not disappointed. The pool was not very big, though did have a swim up bar. It is right on the ocean, but there is no sand - nice to sit on outdoor dining tables for dinner overlooking the ocean, but...

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

Kia orana from Club Raro, We really appreciate our guests taking the time to post a review so meitaki maata for doing that. Your review is fair and informative and you give other travelers a good understanding of what our Resort offers and about our location. We have removed the Tennis court from our promotional material however unfortunately it seems...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Just got back from a 5 night stay here with my husband and 5 year old daughter. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, always there to help when needed. I want to make a special shout out to my daughters babysitter who works on reception, she babysat our daughter one day, and often looked out for her, took her...

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

Kia Orana from Club Raro, So good to read you had a great time here with us and that our team especially Lindsey who babysat your daughter showed you the true spirit of what being a Cook Islander is about. We will pass on your comment to her and acknowledge her good work. Thanks also for highlighting the good points...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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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
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Price Range: $119 - $255 (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 Cook Islands/Rarotonga
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“Lagoon view seem to be most up to date rooms”
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“Make sure you get one with air con that works!”
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“Pool view or lagoon view.”
  • Bathroom was dirty.
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