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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow. Where to begin : first the first contact with the driver at the airport was so friendly after a 16 hour flight not forgetting the flower necklace on arrival! Friendly and helpful staff all aroud : at the reception, the roomkeepers, even the gardeners were waving at us every morning before breakfast. The food at the Anchorage restaurant was...

Thank Steffsteff14
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 7 days, 6 nights at this wonderful resort earlier this month (Feb 2017). GREAT staff throughout!! Our beachfront room was exquisite!! Daily maid service was great, performed by friendly women. We know they were friendly because it rained 6 of the seven days we were there, so we spent a lot of time in the room watching the...

Thank nuikahakai
Burpengary, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on our honeymoon from Australia. We stayed in a beachfront bungalow which was great! It had a lively little deck and a short walk across the grass and we were on the beach!. Rarotonga is a lovely, friendly down to earth place where the locals are friendly and happy. The sunset resort was perfect for us as...

Thank Jacquie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancé and I arrived in Rarotonga very early on New Year’s Day. We were met at the airport and taken to the resort to begin our vacation. But first we had a nap.... Upon waking up we began our adventure in the Cook Islands. Unfortunately nearly everything in town was closed for three more days as it was the...

Thank Dubya80
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sunset Resort was a great place to stay. Beautiful beach. Nice helpful people. The entire island of Rarotonga had a peaceful feel. It was east to go everywhere on the bus but we had a rental car for 2 days which helped us to know the island better. Drive around it in less than an hour. Our room was...

1Thank debims83250
Umina Beach, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment for 13 nights. There was us and another couple. We had a poolside room and it was great. The room was clean and modern and well equipped with everything we needed the kitchen was small but enough for us. The air conditioning was great. The resort has 2 beautiful pools and the staff...

1Thank kerry r
ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia orana Thank you for taking the time write your review. Its a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the resort and everything that our little piece of paradise was able to offer. We would love to see you back again soon. Please email our front office staff at welcome@thesunsetresort.com to ensure you receive our quarterly newsletter on whats happening...

Woodend, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We loved our stay at Sunset Resort. Stunning views, gorgeous beach and wonderful facilities. Staff were very friendly and homely. Both pools were lovely and warm and spending time at the drum beat bar was fun. The cocktails were amazing! I would definitely recommend staying here, spending time at Sunset Resort was my favourite part of my trip :)

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ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you for taking the time to write your review. The Cook Islands is a very special place and it is wonderful to read that during your stay you enjoyed our staff and all that the resort had to offer.I will make sure that your feedback is handed onto the staff. Travel Safe

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was a very pleasant resort in a convenient location with beautiful gardens and lagoon frontage. Clients are restricted to over 12 yrs so it was quiet and relaxing. The in-house Anchorage restaurant had excellent food, but there were other nearby restaurants and bars if you wanted a change. We had a poolside 2 bedroom suite which had beautiful fresh...

1Thank Toucan2222
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Small resort, clean and right on the beach. Staff are very friendly, rooms are good size with a small kitchen. 2 Pools, bar, and the restaurant is very good and you get free continental breakfast. Loved it

1Thank Lea S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Just back from an amazing trip to the Cook Islands. People so friendly , amazing beautiful blue waters. and accomodation to die for. The staff were all so friendly and made sure your holiday was one to remember. Had dinner at the Muri food market . Has to be seen to be believed. If you have a chance go to...

2Thank Jenny C

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunset Resort is a 3.5 star property and is idyllically situated on the sheltered western side of the island only minutes from Avarua township. The secluded beachfront location provides guests with an unspoilt view of Rarotonga's crystal clear aqua blue lagoon and breathtaking sunsets. This personally managed, privately owned resort has an intimate atmosphere that will make every guest feel welcome and ensure they experience the magic of Rarotonga and its people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Resort

Address: Ara Tapu | Nikao, Avarua, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Price Range: $152 - $394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sunset Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
The Sunset Hotel Arorangi
Sunset Hotel Arorangi
Sunset Resort Rarotonga
Sunset Resort Cook Islands/Rarotonga
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“Near one of the pools, upstairs for the view and tranquility.”
 of 5 bubbles Steffsteff14, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beach front rooms are well worth the extra cost!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles nuikahakai, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beachfront was lovely and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 690jacquieh, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view is the way to go”
 of 5 bubbles Dubya80, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Too much partying near the pool. Beach side would probably offer more peace.”
 of 5 bubbles debims83250, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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