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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spot for a relaxing holiday. Our ground floor, poolside room was lovely and spacious. Complete with kitchenette, this room offered all the amenities you need on holiday. Sliding doors opened out to the pool area, very handy after a dip in the pool, and the patio area was nice to relax in with a cold beer. The happy hour...

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Tauranga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a 5 night package via hello world. Good pick up at airport and shown to room 28 which was good except for the road noise. Breakfast included which was pretty basic as expected,messy way of displaying food with glad wrap attempting to cover food. Not sure if same applies to all raro but only 1 TV channel with very...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I got a deal through Costco travel. We booked our rooms at Sunset resort for a good deal with air!! Our room came with a king size bed but we unzipped the middle and separated into 2 twin beds which worked out great! It had a full kitchen! Came with a refrigerator, microwave, dishes, etc.... The bathroom...

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1Thank Koy S
grand rapids, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can not say enough good about this resort...from great front desk to fabulous beach...they went out of the way to make our visit one to remember . They met at airport....allowed early check in...and late check out...

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Thank Robert V
Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location gorgeous- resort gorgeous. Rooms nicely appointed with large sheltered patios/balconies. Poolside/garden rooms are where I stayed with my adult daughter and we had no complaints whatsoever. The rooms are surprisingly cleaned every day and are in tip top condition. The staff throughout are wonderfully helpful and friendly. The onsite Anchorage restaurant is fabulous - food is soooo yummy and...

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Thank WendyGAuckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were really friendly & helpful, no kid resort even better. 2 swimming pools. Rooms with sea or pool views. Lovely restaurant & excellent entertainment one nite we dined there. Pity about the roosters but they are probably at ever resort.

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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. Our no children under 12 policy does make us popular with couples and teachers on holiday ! The rosters are part of the island environment and while they can provide some vocal morning entertainment they have a practical side by keeping our natural creepy crawly population controlled. Just...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited heaven on earth again for the third time and the Sunset Resort was as good as last time, the personnel there were great in welcoming you and in general discussions with them. Nothing is too hard for them as they are very helpful. We again stayed in the units facing the ocean in unit #4. Spent a lot...

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2Thank joeandkarenB
Monmouth, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've done "Cook Island" research, you know it's a laidback island with fabulous weather and nice beaches. The island did not disappoint and Sunset Resort was the perfect spot for our anniversary vacation. My husband and I have traveled to many places, many un-developed, so the Sunset Resort on Rarotonga felt very luxurious to us. Everyone we met was...

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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. I can see that you enjoyed your time staying with us at the Sunset Resort and its nice to read the tips you are providing for other travellers. We hope to see you back again soon Travel safe

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is an excellent place to relax on the beach and watch the sunsets. there are two swimming pools and a restaurant. We went in March and the beaches were very quiet. we used the free snorkel equipment to watch the fish just in front of the resort.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd booked online back in January but unknown to us our booking had been 'hijacked' to another cheaper resort. We discovered this when I tried to arrange airport transfers and Collen phoned me to explain. Colleen was marvellous, booked us in to her resort explained how we could get a refund from the other booking service. When we landed the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • 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: $267 - $392 (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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“Go for the Oceanview rooms if you can afford it, they are single level, step out onto the grass then down to the beach.”
  • Poolside room as viewed from the sliding doors to the pool
, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get the rooms facing the ocean as you can go to sleep with the sounds of the surf.”
joeandkarenB, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Only advice, don't book rooms that back on to the main road as they are noisy and the dogs barked a lot at night.”
  • view from our room
PennySlevinsky, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Near one of the pools, upstairs for the view and tranquility.”
Steffsteff14, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beach front rooms are well worth the extra cost!!!!”
nuikahakai, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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