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Susanville, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were undecided on whether we should visit Aitutaki, what a wonderful place. Rino picked us up at the airport with flowers lei's, smelled so good..... the view, paradise .... the most relaxing place ever. Not too much happening on the island, we ended up renting a car from Rino and driving around the island. Found little artist shops, had...

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved our stay. Rino is wonderful and went above and beyond to ensure our stay was a good one. All the staff are beyond helpful. The beach the motel is situated on is breathtaking too. I would recommend this place to any traveller. Loved our stay.

1Thank Nathan B
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 July 2016

It is hard to find the ideal place to stay on Aitutaki. At the lagoon end ( Ootu ), it is very scenic, but also very windy at this time of year ( June / July ), and there are no grocery shops. We looked at Paradise Cove and Tamanu Beach, they are more sheltered but they are also quite...

6Thank Mike M
Rotorua District, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Stayed in one of the rooms right on the beach. Unit 7 Bathroom is in sever need of renovation as vanity tap continually leaks and vanity is ready to fall to pieces. Shower door does not close properly so water leaks onto floor. All decks around unit feel unsafe to walk and balcony rail to front, with one push would...

4Thank Jules J
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Good stay there! The location is okay but it's better to rent a scooter and explore the island. There is no beach and not the best place to swim in the water. The family are friendly but a little bit unorganized so sometimes they forget some staff like bookings or pickups from the airport But it's good value for money

3Thank Rossi91
Kornwestheim, Germany
Reviewed 14 May 2016

positive: airport transport (included), located at the beach (no swimming possible), friendly hosts, very relaxed atmosphere, fresh fruits for breakfast, big refrigerator in the room, spacy apartment negative: rooms, especially bathroom need refurbishing

1Thank 208steste
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Pacific friendliness, stunning view, everything is so tranquil (yet everything gets done), got to love it. Rental gear, food a short walk (or for lucky groups, on the premises), they are lovely people n a lovely place and i will be back for my 4th time soon

2Thank Paul A
New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2016

You cant go wrong staying on the beach at Aitutaki. Rinos is closer to the town than most places, but they also run the largest car/scooter rental place in town... which is a necessity for sightseeing. The place is comfortable- probably at the 2 to 3 star range but clean and tidy. Small kitchenette and fridge, and a deck with...

2Thank Hunter2612
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We booked here for 5 nights and were greeted at the airport by Rino. The rooms were clean and comfortable, the views from the balcony of the beach and sunsets was spectacular, even got to watch the whales passing by from our balcony. The Owners and Staff were extremely friendly and welcoming and always ready for a chat or to...

2Thank Robyn W
Guadalajara, Mexico
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I made a reservation for this place on July 20th through a 3rd party site (expedia), on July 26th I wrote them an email to wonder about airport transfers. To my surprise on July 27th I get an email telling me that they are fully booked. According to the 3rd party site it was the hotel's fault since they didn't...

4Thank David P

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right on beautiful white sand beach with superb sea view, Rino's Beach Bungalows offer a personal flavor to your vacation. All apartments have cooking facilities, ceiling fans and refrigerators. This is an obvious bonus for families traveling with children. All rooms have patios overlooking the beach and lagoon where you can catch the stunning Aitutaki sunsets. A short walk to shops and services. Rental vehicles also on-site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rino's Motel

Address: Ureia, Cook Islands (Formerly Rino's Beach Bungalows)
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
Price Range: $80 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rino's Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Delux Beachfront Rooms are right on the beach facing the sunset.”
  • Sunset at Rinos ( taken from deck of Delux Unit )
  • Sunset taken from inside our Delux Beachfront Room
MikeM241, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Would call this budget accomodation”
690julesj, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“all rooms (7) have lagoon view except the garden villas”
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Hunter2612, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Beach front bungalows are the way to go!”
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bobby288, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“beach front”
jen101Auckland, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
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