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Aro'a Beachside Inn

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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“shipwreck bar”(16 reviews)
“music nights”(7 reviews)
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Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Airport Transportation
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All reviewssteve and geraldineshipwreck barmusic nightsship wreckbar mealsgolden retrieverseafood bbqsmoked marlinfreshly baked muffinssaturday night bbqgreat snorkelling and swimmingmusical entertainmentfriendly guestsbutter chickenloved our stay herelocal staffdeluxe unit
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

We stayed here for 9 days with our disabled son and thoroughly enjoyed our stay . The staff are amazing and our son really loved it and has said he's going back.. It is only a small place but plenty of oportunity to interact with...More

1  Thank trishhall306
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 22 June 2015

Kia Orana, Trish, Rob & Mike, Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We also have amazing guest, just like you guys, we really enjoyed your company and the unbelievable coincidence that Rob and I are from the same place.... small World. We really...More

Reviewed 18 June 2015

We arrived for a 5 day holiday specifically to attend a family wedding at the Rarotongan Resort where most of the family styed. Because of the bad reviews that the Rarotongan had and from our experience this trip deserved, we decide to stay at the...More

Thank cricketnut29
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 20 June 2015

Kia Orana, Thank you for your amazing review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We all look forward to seeing you back here next time and hopefully you will be able to stay for longer. I will pass you kind...More

Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

This review is slightly out I date- Mar 2011. However as it was so memorable I needed to share. What a fabulous place. Highly recommended, totally delightful. Loads of fun. Cocktails served in jars. What more could you ask. BBQ night is sensational, good food,...More

Thank DeebeeMelbourne
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 11 June 2015

Kia Orana, Thanks so much for your fantastic review. The Aro'a Beachside Inn changed hands at the end of last year. We have kept pretty much everything the same, BBQ nights etc. and we are also investing / upgrading the resort. Come visit us again...More

Reviewed 9 June 2015

This is a boutique style resort, small, friendly and child free. Steve & Geraldine are very welcoming and offer a free cocktail on arrival while watching the stunning sunsets. Our room had a well equipped kitchen with fresh fruit and filter coffee and plunger! The...More

1  Thank den4d
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 11 June 2015

Kia Orana, Thank you for your fantastic review. So pleased that you enjoyed the World famous Shipwreck Hut beach bar and the resort (of course), we think it's a special place too. We look forward to seeing you back here when you next travel to...More

Reviewed 9 June 2015

Had a Great time , the resort is about 10 or 12 units , very nice right on the beach with some good swimming and snorkeling right out your door! The owner and staff are very nice and helpful , they have a nice little...More

1  Thank cooks1957
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 11 June 2015

Kia Orana, So pleased that you enjoyed your stay here, next time come over for longer. It was great having you here, we really enjoyed your company. Hope to see you next year, and hope it's not too hot back in Vegas. Meitaki ma'ata, Steve,...More

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Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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USD 157 - USD 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 157 - USD 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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culturevulture2017
25 August 2017|
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Response from AroaBeach | Property representative |
Kia Orana Stephanie, Steve here, sorry we don't have a sailing dingy here. We do have kayaks and SUP's though. There is a sailing club at Muri, I think you can rent them from there. :-)
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fireyfearn
16 May 2017|
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Response from AroaBeach | Property representative |
Kia Orana, Steve here, the Shipwreck Hut opens at 5:00pm every day. Every hour is happy hour. 😁
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lullysechelt
27 January 2017|
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Response from Steve M | Property representative |
Hi, Steve here, owner of the Aro'a Beachside Inn. Sorry no bicycles at the resort bit there is a bike rental place a couple of hundred metres away. Water is safe to drink at the resort, some places is ok, others not. Best to... More
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"Stay in the bungalows that share only one wall and not too close to the outside bar"
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"choose room 12.. you get the best views and plus there are 2 bedrooms with their own bathrooms, huge lounge..."
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"Sea view deluxe rooms are awesome"
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"beautiful beach, quiet location, basic accommodation"
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