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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food in the Cook Islands can be pretty hit-and-miss. Here the food is generally consistent and a pretty good standard. Particular dishes are great every time. Some others are only ok, but nothing that you'd call terrible. (unlike other places on the islands in the near vicinity). Staff are friendly and location can't be beaten. If you're in Aitutaki, do...

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Usa, Japan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for Island Night dinner- it was wonderful. Great introduction by the chef, great entertainment and wonderful service right down to a ride to and from our resort. Also a great location- looks like a wonderful place to stay as well!

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed here for three nights and three nights at Tamanu Beach . We enjoyed the Aitutaki Village alot more the staff are more friendly and helpful. The restaurant is also better.The accomodation is more basic but very clean and the location is better. There are thrre othe places to eat in easy walking distance . But for us the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here about 15 years ago from New Zealand and loved the raw beauty and simplicity of the people there. The beaches are so nice but no waves as the island has a reef which encircles it. This means great conditions for snorkeling and diving! Just watch out for the Stonefish....deadly! You can hire scooters and circumnavigate the entire...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place exceeded my expectations. From the cute Villa's to the gorgeous beach. Contrary to what the other reviews state, I personally think the Villa's are suited to the environment and it's surroundings as why would you want to stay indoors when you have so much natural beauty to enjoy and explore outside. The Villa's are perfect, no issues as...

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The Entrance, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can't beat the location here, just perfect for our few days on Aitutaki. The rooms are set a little bit back from the lagoon but the restaurant and small beach area have the best views. Food was lovely and the service from the staff was great. I would not hesitate to recommend this little gem!

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Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Once we stepped off the plane and met Alone we knew this was going to be a great place. All the other guests turned right to go to the other side of the island while we turned left. Once we pulled up to Aitutaki Village I almost started crying. It's gorgeous and the best location situated on the perfect spot...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Without a doubt this was the highlight of our trip to the Cook Islands. From the moment we were greeted at the airport to the moment left, we were looked after by friendly and helpful staff. We were greeted by name and made to feel special. The location would have to be the best on the island. The restaurant was...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The location was great. Room was adequate but could be improved with indoor chairs and small table as outside plastic chairs are not very comfortable. Disappointed that the wifi was not free even though it was stated our itinerary. We were given 1 free voucher but refused any more. Was told by the manager that 'free wifi' doesn't mean free...

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Pymble
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Without doubt Aitutaki Village has the best location on the Island. The views are truely stunning and just like the brochures! It was a true pleasure being lazy and enjoying the lagoon, in and out of it. The 12 cabins are basic but clean and comfortable, with air conditioning and a ceiling fan, and we were quite happy staying in...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aitutaki Village is a small boutique resort on Aitutaki in the Cook Islands. Situated on the white sandy beach of Ootu (meaning full moon) on the south western point of the island. The property provides a quiet and relaxing environment on the edge of the protected Aitutaki lagoon, ideal for swimming and water activities at all tides.The Polynesian inspired restaurant and bar has stunning views and is located on the lagoons edge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is available everyday, we also offer special dinner evenings, lagoon cruises, private island excursions, rental vehicles, kayaks and island tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aitutaki Village

Address: Ootu Beach | PO Box 75, Cook Islands (Formerly Samade on the Beach)
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
Price Range: $309 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aitutaki Village 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Samade On The Beach Hotel Aitutaki
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Aitutaki
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“all the same - 12 villas”
 of 5 bubbles stuart745, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Number 4 has a good enough view of the lagoon. And quiet enough. Peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles Colinlb1, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the bungalows look similar although they are upgrading them one by one and adding outdoor showers. We stayed in #4 which was just fine.”
 of 5 bubbles DSKC14, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“They are all nice little bungalows.”
  • from the bungalow porch with fabulous A.V. team members
  • beautiful flowers greet me
  • kitchenette complete with mini-fridge & sink
  • small but functional
  • simple, comfortable room. quiet and cozy. ceiling fan and a/c if needed
 of 5 bubbles 644karinw, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room a bit back from the main entrance - we were room 5 which was 3 back and was great as you could still see the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles nakichicki, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
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