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Muri Shell Bungalows

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2014

We have been to Raro 5 times, we have stayed in 5 star (top dollar) accomodation. This was our second time staying at Muri Shells. The Mango Bungalow is our favourite of the two. Very affordable, very clean, very close to Muri Beach approx. 100 meter walk down the track past Poo & Terry's place. Eric lives in the front...

1Thank Stephen R
Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We stayed in Muri Shell bungalows in October, and we really enjoy this place. The situation is perfect for those who want to travel with a "budget". The bungalows has everything you need, the bed is comfortable, everything is very clean (as the island is!) and the veranda with the BBQ grill is perfect for relaxation when the evening coming....

Thank Thierry S
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Great location in the heart of Muri Village. Short stroll to the local store, restaurants and cafes, and most importantly an easy 2 minutes to the beach, down a private ROW. Set on a lovely grassed and garden section, it was a nice place to come back to and relax away from the beach once we had our fill of...

Thank 136aps101
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Great bungalow,very relaxing stay,loved to siting on the porch and looking to the mountains.Only couple minutes to the great beach.Definitely recommended to stay here! Only one thing would be good to change,the cooking ware and china.

6Thank PrivateMM
Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2014

We loved our stay here at the villa. The location was amazing- with the bungalows located between 2 of the bigger resorts on muri beach (next door to the pacific resort). Excellent value for money and although the bungalow is not beach front, it is only a short 3-5 minute stroll down the laneway to the best part of Muri...

1Thank DrKMc
Hawera, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Such gorgeous bungelows, gardens are so lovely and bungelows have everything you need. Felt like home, nice to be able to cook your own meals on bbq and store food in fridge, cut cost alot from eating out. Terry (host) had great knowledge about the cook islands, which was very interesting hearing the history. Terry and Eric were such lovely...

Thank Eammon P
Porirua, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Forget about the resorts, this is the best place for Value, Service, Local knowledge, location and friendliness in Rarotonga. Terry Lambert, Louisa Stace and the team made it such a memorable stay and I would recommend this place to anyone on holiday or in "kick back" mode either on your own or with family and friends. The rooms are very...

4Thank Rosa19662013
Reviewed 4 October 2013

We spent two weeks at the Muri Shell Bungalow on Rarotonga in Sept 2013. Everything about our stay was excellent. Tina (the owner) arranged our airport transportation. A van was waiting for us as promised. When we arrived at the bungalow, we were met by Terry and his dog Yapsalot. He showed us around the property and gave us a...

2Thank smagnani
Camas, Washington
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We were warmly welcomed at 6 in the morning by Terry who was so friendly and made us feel right at home. The bungalow was spacious and clean and met all of our needs - perfect location and the beach just down the driveway. We really felt at home here, and Terry and Eric, and Yappy the dog-(who was our...

Thank Lynnblair
Reviewed 17 August 2013

My wife and I booked tickets to Rarotonga for our 15th anniversary and had the great pleasure of spending a week at Muri Shell. Terry was incredibly helpful and the bungalows were in a perfect location with easy access to the beach, bus and local restaurants. The fact that there is free Wifi fed my wife's Facebook addiction (ok, and...

3Thank SJF00

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2 fully self contained studio bungalows and 1 one-bedroom flat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Muri Shell Bungalows

Address: Muri Beach | Box 245, Avarua, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Price Range: $93 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Muri Shell Bungalows Hotel Avarua
Muri Shell Bungalows Cook Islands/Rarotonga
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“The Mango Bungalow is furtherest away from Te Vara Nui, situated next door, which has night shows - I personally love the sound of Island drums, but it may bug some people. The roosters require chasing sometimes especially early in the morning.”
StephenR495, 7 Dec 2014 | Read review
“For fitness , try aqua jogging to Koromiri Island and back when it's low tide. Fitness Centre, Muri Lagoon is your fitness centre for swimming,kayaking, canoeing etc....”
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