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Te Kauwhata, null, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super friendly and helpful staff all throughout my stay. My room was situated on the ground floor which opened to the beach and lagoon directly. The air-con was quiet and cool. Nice and healthy breakfast. A definite return.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly and kind staff. Excellent service and great location. Would definitely stay here again. Our reservation was messed up and we got upgraded. Couldn't have asked for a better stay. I got hurt and everyone was so supportive and caring. I felt at ease staying here. It was convenient and yet not in the centre of all the action. Loved... More 

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Thank luvhugin
New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We have just returned from 6 nights at Moana Sands Hotel. We were lucky enough to be on the ground floor which we recommend, its a straight walk out to the lagoon. The staff were super helpful and accommodating. Breakfasts were included which was cereal fruit and toast heaps to keep us going for the day. The rooms were clean... More 

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Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

The hotel is in the south of Rarotonga. It has a nice sandy beach and a snorkling area direct in front of the hotel. The equipment can be rent at reception. Kajaks are also availbe for all guests. For Honeymooners they have a complimentary bottle of bubble. Internet 150MB are available for 10NZD. There is no pool, but this not... More 

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stopped off on RTWorld trip: So glad! Got round robin bus to hotel. Easy check in. Ground floor room. Opened the glazed door and stepped onto the beach! Use of canoes, snorkelling gear and BBQ FOC! Posh adjacent restaurant pricey but good food. We used the BBQ with other guests and had a great time. Friendly and helpful staff. Knowledgeable... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Fabulous place to stay. On the quieter side of the island so if you want crowds or a lively nightlife this isn't the place. A simply magical setting right on the golden sand beach front - just step out the door and into the beautiful lagoon. We could see fish in teh water just from standing on the balcony. They... More 

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel beachfront bottom floor suite. We arrived at night and only had one night. Thank goodness!!! The air conditioning didn't work, the room was tired and dirty, hair in the bed and filthy walks and light switches in the bathrooms. The food at the restaurant was below average for the price, I paid 15$ for two... More 

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wellington
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Our beach front studio was great. We were on the ground floor and could just step out on to the beach.The beach was the best we saw on the island. The staff at the hotel were really nice especially Angelique. She is a wonderful person who came down on the beach to say goodbye at the end of her shift... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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344 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our beachfront studio on the top floor had amazing views of the reef and was so close to sea, you just step out of your room onto the sand. The rooms are newly renovated with modern decor and tiled floors.Everything you need is there - fridge, microwave, toaster, jug. Kayaks and free masks and flippers are available. The beach in... More 

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoy great food and a cooling swim in their huge pool... Friendly Service great atmosphere... Awesome fresh fish menu as well as steak etc... Large range of Island cocktails for a taste of the Pacific... All in all a very enjoyable evening with friends and family...

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel is located at Titikaveka on the southern coast of the island. There are six ground floor beachfront studios, six first floor beachfront studios & five top floor deluxe beachfront studios. We have four sets of interconnecting rooms (two on ground floor & two on first floor). All rooms are ABSULOTE beachfront, each with its own private balcony. Snorkelling equipment, Kayaks & beach towels are complimentary to guests. All rooms have a small kitchenette, LCD TV’s with SKY, air-conditioning & are all non-smoking. We have a hotel BBQ on the beach that is available for guests to use otherwise The Pawpaw Patch Restaurant is open daily for Breakfast & Dinner, seven days a week.Moana Sands Beachfront Villas are located at Vaimaanga, a five mins drive away from Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel. There are six villas; three on the ground floor & three upstairs. Each villa has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. All villas are ABSOLUTE beachfront, each with its own patio or balcony, Modern kitchen, Spacious open-plan lounge/dining, TV/DVD/Music System/ipod dock/Sky TV/Wifi internet. Guests have access to complimentary snorkelling gear, kayaks & beach towels. Units are fully serviced six days per week & guests are provided with a Complimentary breakfast starter pack on arrival. A BBQ on the beach is available for guests to use. All villas are air-conditioned and non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

Address: Titikaveka, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Titikaveka
Price Range: $312 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Moana Sands Beachfront Titikaveka
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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Titikaveka
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“All rooms are great but I like the ground floor ones best.”
 of 5 bubbles TKLee888, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The apartments are pure luxury. So beautiful and right on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles luvhugin, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a bottom floor room, our room was the furtherest away from the restaurant no. 101.”
 of 5 bubbles NewZealandMegan, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beachfront Deluxe has a very nice view from 3rd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles thomaskC2373KX, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get beach front room on ground floor for a breathtaking experience. Lock up your valuables tho'”
 of 5 bubbles Doogleboy, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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