We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

    Aroa, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    USD 194*
    USD 188*
    SAVE USD 6
    USD 194*
    USD 189*
    SAVE USD 5
    USD 194*
    Traveller (782)
    Pool & Beach (173)
    Room & Suite (155)
    The Edgewater Resort & Spa
    1,546 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach
    453 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Aroa Beach
     
    Aro'a Beachside Inn
    155 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Pacific Resort Rarotonga
    1,102 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Muri
     
    Overview
    • Excellent22%
    • Very good32%
    • Average20%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible14%
    Travellers talk about
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Spa
    Accessible rooms
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    The Edgewater Resort & Spa
    1,546 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach
    453 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Aroa Beach
     
    Aro'a Beachside Inn
    155 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Pacific Resort Rarotonga
    1,102 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Muri
     
    Rooms
    6 Aug.7 Aug.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from USD 188.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Aroa Beach hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "131432ce50b541d18d57a0e9d396efd5", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":307094,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[65690356],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":188,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"131432ce50b541d18d57a0e9d396efd5","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":194,"lowestMetaPrice":188,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":194,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":194,"lowestMetaPrice":188,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":194,"hotelName":"The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjEzMTQzMmNlNTBiNTQxZDE4ZDU3YTBlOWQzOTZlZmQ1IiwiQUlLIjoiNzE3Njc0ZTExYzU1NGRmMGI5YWYzMTMzOTY1NzE5OWMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 188", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79430904":"CheapTicketsEWS","32695415":"Expedia","109216372":"HotelsCom2IB","43569359":"BookingCom","78878474":"OrbitzEWS","65690356":"Hotwire","53933016":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (1,071)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 1,056 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    As repeat guests of the Rarotongan Resort and Spa, we know that, whilst we consider this property a little beauty in general, it has got some rough edges. This therefore explains the average overall rating we gave it. However it is not intended that by...More

    Thank voncraig1
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We came back yesterday after staying in this filthy hole for 9 nights. Constantly complained about the cleanliness of the beach rooms, had to ask for clean towels and only time we got clean sheets was when we pulled all the blankets off the beds....More

    Thank Julie F
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Compared with previous visits to the Rarotongan, this visit was disappointing and disturbing. The lagoon must be one of the treasures of our planet but the resort seems tired, overstretched and dysfunctional. Many of the staff are kind and friendly as one expects in the...More

    Thank boblarge
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Do not trust leaving your credit card details!!! always check your transactions even if you have long checked out of the hotel. The accounts and reception team at the resort won't take responsibility of two transactions !! $851.04NZD even if you emailed a bank statement...More

    1  Thank bza654
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This is our fourth trip to Rarotonga and our third stay at the Rarotongan. The last time we stayed there was 2011 and it hasn't changed since. The rooms are tired and run down, under staffed, staff not engaging with the guests except the young...More

    Thank Tim J
    The Edgewater Resort & Spa
    1,546 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach
    453 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Aroa Beach
     
    Aro'a Beachside Inn
    155 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Pacific Resort Rarotonga
    1,102 reviews
    #3 of 5 hotels in Muri
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 153 - USD 354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 109
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Agoda, Travelocity, Hotwire, TripOnline SA, HotelQuickly and Cancelon so you can book your The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Cook Islands >
    • Southern Cook Islands >
    • Rarotonga >
    • Aroa Beach
    • Also Known As
    • The Rarotongan Beach Resort And Spa ,
    • The Rarotongan Beach Hotel Aroa Beach ,
    • Rarotongan Beach Resort Spa ,
    • The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa Rarotonga/Aroa Beach
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (782)
    Pool & Beach (173)
    Room & Suite (155)
    Dining (62)
    Hotel & Grounds (412)
    Bathroom (25)
    Family and Play Areas (9)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (7)
    Nearby
    Aro'a Beachside Inn
    155 reviews
    1.55 km away
     
    The Edgewater Resort & Spa
    1,546 reviews
    4.76 km away
     
    Manuia Beach Resort
    451 reviews
    3.90 km away
     
    Crown Beach Resort & Spa
    692 reviews
    4.42 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Yellow Hibiscus
    308 reviews
    3.02 km away
    Waterline
    780 reviews
    3.55 km away
    The Waffle Shack
    196 reviews
    6.64 km away
    Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant
    1,170 reviews
    2.36 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Cook Island Christian Church (CICC)
    250 reviews
    3.09 km away
    Tik-e Tours
    117 reviews
    4.29 km away
    Titikaveka Beach
    369 reviews
    5.73 km away
    Punanga Nui
    299 reviews
    6.67 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    nztraveller1971
    11 February 2017|
    Answer Show all 4 answers
    Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
    yes u can. others were doing this while we were there not sure of the charge or if u just have to use the bar.
    1
    Vote
    kristin b
    23 August 2016|
    Answer Show all 9 answers
    Response from CoachTJ | Reviewed this property |
    Hi...Rarotonga is very small so we only hired a car for one day and the rest of the 10 days just used local transport but of course it's handy to have one. We took a taxi to the Rarotongan on arrival and didn't prebook. We... More
    1
    Vote
    kiwihenk
    20 March 2016|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from Livi B |
    I was told about $40 but apparently you need to pre negotiate with driver on price before you get in, and also confirm with them if it is Per Person or for the whole taxi trip. I am thinking its just as cheap to book a car... More
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "Anything beach front is beautiful"
    Read review
    "Rooms near the beach, as we had offer, convenience and easy access to the lagoon"
    Read review
    "Grand Beach Front"
    Read review
    "Don't stay here"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing