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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from 9 days at Moana Sands HOTEL. Great location. Excellent staff in restaurant and doing daily service if the rooms. Wayne n all the staff were helpful n friendly at all times. Excellent rooms n so easy just to step out for a swim or kayak or see the fish that swim in the lagoon. Snorkelling...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited th espa ther. The massage was fantastic, but I wouldn't really commend the facial. My husband had a Thai massage and I had a deep tissue massage, we both felt they were really good as well as good value for money. I'd definitely recommend them for a massage. I went back the next day for a facial which was...

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Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great stay with very helpful staff and lovely food. Clean rooms with air conditioning and beach right on doorstep. Used the free kayaks but mostly just lazed in the water. Would stay again and recommend to others.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here during the first week of April. Did not have the best weather but had a fabulous stay. In our opinion, this was the best location on the island. Awesome lagoon right in front of the hotel for snorkeling and kayaking. Super helpful and accomodating management and staff. The manager even gave us a ride into town one day...

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1Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the beachfront hotel for 5 nights and enjoyed every bit of it. The lagoon views from the top floor (room 305 - deluxe studio) were spectacular. The room was neat and clean, well serviced daily and the bed was comfortable. An in room safe allows you to store your valuables and the air conditioner makes things bearable...

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2Thank Julian Michael L
Sydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are a bit small, old and tired but all overlook the beach. We were in a ground floor room which lead straight onto the beach. A really nice quite beach with excellent snorkelling. Having Island hopped and stayed in several different places we realised why people we met at this hotel were staying there for two weeks!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We are finishing up our stay at the villas. What a delight. Small group of 6 apartments right on the beach. Clean and quiet and love that they have two bedrooms with ensuites. Across the road from a the shop is great. Self contained with a fridge and stove top and microwave which makes it easier if you're here for...

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Thank Kim A
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It's difficult to imagine the size of the Pacific Ocean but Rarotonga is almost 7 hours flight from Sydney without sight of land. The island is truly paradise. The people so friendly. It is just the place to get away from it all. It's isolation can be frustrating if you expect things like a constant strong wifi signal. If you...

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1Thank neil c
Croydon, Australia
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Although a little tired, this hotel was clean and the staff were friendly. We recently stayed here with our children and grandchildren and were very happy. There is a restaurant on-site which was not open during the day, which was a little disappointing as it can be difficult to navigate your way around with young babies. Eventually we hired a...

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Brights Grove
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Stayed and Moana Sands Villas during the month of February. Was expecting it to be hot and humid, as we were going to the southern hemisphere during their summer, and that's what we got. Villa we stayed in was spacious and clean with a frig, stove and microwave/convection oven, daily housekeeping was excellent, Ravi and Angie catered to us, and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $242 - $371 (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 Hotel And Villas
Moana Sands Beachfront Titikaveka
Hotel Moana Sands Beachfront
Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Titikaveka
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“Rooms on the second and third floor have fantastic views and are more private. Loved our second floor room!”
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“all rooms face the sea”
marielister, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
kima665, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor all day !!”
Famput, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top level are larger and have amazing views, offer more privacy than the ground floor rooms”
215DebR, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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