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Sanctuary Restaurant

Rarotongan Beach Resort | Aroa, Cook Islands
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible51%
1 week ago
“tried to double charge me and refused a refund!”
20 Apr 2016
“Birthday dinner celebration”
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Rarotongan Beach Resort | Aroa, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently dined at the Sanctuary with my husband. Food was ok. However when we went to pay they charged us twice. When I noticed this and proved it by showing them my bank details they refused to refund my money. I escalated this to the...More

1  Thank afroditetb
Reviewed 20 April 2016

April 16 th Saturday We made a booking after seeing the menu and what the restaurant looked like,adults only restaurant.This restaurant is a 10 min walk away from our resort lagoon breezes villas. We all had seafood platter for 4 person ,2 large platters !!...More

Thank Elisa S
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

We had mocktails by the pool then had a lovely platter for 2 in the on the beach restaurant, it is an indoor restaurant with a lovely white sand floor which opens onto a private beach

1  Thank suejohnwo
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We enjoyed a fish meal at the Sanctuary while staying elsewhere in Rarotonga. The food was thoughtfully created and tasty though the fish was overcooked. The service was friendly and very slow. It was Island Night through at the Rarotongan Resort and as the two...More

Thank KiwitravellerAkl
Reviewed 11 November 2014

WORST dining experience of my entire career! Myself, partner, and another couple ate here and I can honestly say that out of the hundreds of restaurants I have inspected and dined in throughout my career, this was by far the most terrible place experience I...More

2  Thank Leah G
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

Very disappointed. We were told to book book book . So we booked for 7 and arrived waited for a drink . Had to go back and forward for gluten free which is great I like people to check and make sure if they are...More

1  Thank Helena M
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Honestly, I am speechless at this place, it was so bad. To put this in perspective, it rates itself 4 stars - so you have high expectations, but I would rate it at 1 given the prices, lack of service and poor food quality. If...More

2  Thank Rabbity1
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Having called in to look at the dinner menu, we phoned to make a booking. When we arrived there were a couple of staff at the bar serving drinks to a group of customers. So we waited. Then we walked over to the restaurant tables...More

3  Thank nzlilibet
Reviewed 26 May 2013

decorated beautifully located right on the water with a sandy floor, service was excelent, very friendly staff, & the food is just as good. we ate here most of the time we were in Raro. can not wait to go back.

Thank Kylie M
Reviewed 29 April 2013

We ate really well at both the Ginger Garden and the Bluewater Grill at the Sanctuary Resort on Rarotonga. Service was a bit hit and miss, we found it easiest to place our own orders with the kitchen staff sometimes! But patience paid off, and...More

Thank Ronny D
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  • Address: Rarotongan Beach Resort | Aroa, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga
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