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Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa
5 out of 5
Main Rd, Muri Beach, Rarotonga
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5.21 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)

"Private beach access, own pool and spa were fantastic. Lovely and quiet, extremely comfortable and beautiful view. We didn't want to leave."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2019

Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa
Natura Beach Pool Villa 1
3.5 out of 5
68 Beach Road, Titikaveka, Rarotonga
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3.31 km from city centre
Natura Beach Pool Villa 1
Muri Shores
3.5 out of 5
Ara Tapu, Muri Beach, Rarotonga
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5.1 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Truly a 5 Star accommodation.

"We were extremely satisfied with the property and the location. It is very conveniently located close to restaurants, us stop, grocery store and the night market. Christina was a delight and so eager to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable and even stepped in to help when we needed one more day ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 30, 2019

Muri Shores
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Muri Lagoon View Bungalows
3.5 out of 5
Aroko Drive, Hillside, Rarotonga
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $139 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
4.92 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (45 reviews)
Will stay again definately

"I loved staying here, the beds were so comfy and the place was spotless clean! Plus location was fantastic very close to Muri and muri night markets. Absolute value for your money. I highly recommend this place. Oh and you can use Muri beach hotel pools when you eat or purchase drinks there. This ..."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Muri Lagoon View Bungalows
Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort
3.5 out of 5
Ara Tapu Road, Vaimaanga Titikaveka, Rarotonga
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3.65 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)
Delightful Daydreamer Resort

"Julie, Paul and Angel made us feel so welcome - excellent hospitality. We couldn't have asked for a nicer place to stay. Very comfortable rooms with everything you might need for a self-catering option. Beautiful gardens, decks, patios and pool area with great quality outdoor furniture. Close to ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 3, 2020

Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort
Moana Sands Lagoon Resort
3.5 out of 5
Muri Beach, Rarotonga
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $358 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
5.22 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)

"It was a great experience staff were friendly & great location"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 14, 2020

Moana Sands Lagoon Resort
Aroa Beachside Inn
3.5 out of 5
Arorangi, Rarotonga
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The price is CA $188 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
5.01 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (132 reviews)

"Awesome beachfront location, owners very nice and knowledgable"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 3, 2020

Aroa Beachside Inn
Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel
3 out of 5
Ara Tapu (Main Road), Titikaveka / Vaimaanga, Rarotonga
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The price is CA $294 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
4.59 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (77 reviews)

"I stayed at the Lagoon property, which is only a couple of years old. The Beach front property, which was my original reservation, is still undergoing renovations. Since that fact was not mentioned on the website when I made the reservation they upgraded me to their Lagoon property."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel
Sea Change Villas
4.5 out of 5
Titikaveka, Rarotonga, Rarotonga
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3.35 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)

"Great place to unwind from the world. Could be improved if there was a bar or restaurant either on the premises or very close."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 14, 2020

Sea Change Villas
Sunrise Beach Bungalows
3 out of 5
Main Road, Ngatangiia – Muri, Rarotonga
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The price is CA $83 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
4.94 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (192 reviews)
Sunrise Beach Bungalow Review

"We stayed 19 days in one of the 7 bungalows. Ours was behind the first row and we had less sea. Location is important! The beach is close but rocky and unusable. The nearest friendly beach is for 5 minutes drive. Self transportation is a must. The bungalow is minimalistic but sufficient in size and ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Sunrise Beach Bungalows
Little Polynesian Resort
4.5 out of 5
Main Road, Titikaveka, Rarotonga
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The price is CA $556 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
4.71 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)

"This was one of the most beautiful hotels we have ever stayed at. The service and attention to detail was world class. It was the perfect honeymoon getaway. The food at the hotel was also spectacular, we were sad we couldn't try everything on the menu! I highly recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 20, 2020

Little Polynesian Resort
Lagoon Breeze Villas
3 out of 5
Aroa Beach, Beach Road, Arorangi, Rarotonga
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4.83 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)

"Good location & amenities, Terrible cleaning of our room."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 28, 2020

Lagoon Breeze Villas
Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa
5 out of 5
Avarua, PO Box 790 , Rarotonga
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5.27 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
Favorite place on Rarotonga!

"Everything about Te Manava is AMAZING! The villas are spacious, equipped with everything you could possibly need, private, and CLEAN. Staying at Te Manava was one of my favorite parts of the whole trip and having Jane there to help with ALL my questions made it that much better. Bonuses: - Laundy ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 24, 2020

Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa
Kia Orana Villas and Spa
3.5 out of 5
2 Ariki Road, Atupa, Rarotonga
The price is CA $272 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
3.6 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Comfortable modern accommodation

"Great two bedroom villa with all modern facilities. Pool was clean and inviting. Although the location isn’t on the beach, it’s only a short drive to great swimming and snorkeling spots. DVD and book libraries a bonus too. Recommend for comfortable family accommodation."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 20, 2020

Kia Orana Villas and Spa
Muri Beachcomber
3.5 out of 5
Muri Beach, Rarotonga
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5.09 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (283 reviews)
Beautiful Views!

"Fun and clean beach cottages! Beautiful views! Comfortable:) Nice little kitchenette:) Used the complimentary kayaks, SUP's and snorkel equipment:). Great value for cost. We would return!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 21, 2020

Muri Beachcomber
Castaway Resort
3 out of 5
Arorangi, Main Road, Arorangi, Rarotonga
The price is CA $190 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
5.74 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (149 reviews)

"Don't let the reception area fool you. As a first impression, yes, it could do with a revamp. But go into the resort and it's a real gem. To be fair, some things are a bit tired, but the rooms are clean with everything you need, and the bed was really comfy. The staff are super nice and helpful and ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 16, 2020

Castaway Resort
The Islander Hotel
3 out of 5
Main Road, Panama, Rarotonga
The price is CA $191 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
4.6 km from city centre
3.4/5Good! (192 reviews)

"Staff very helpful and friendly excelent food myself and partner love the place we stay there everytime we visitt highly recomend pete and mata"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 25, 2020

The Islander Hotel
Muri Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
Main Rd, Muri Beach, Rarotonga
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5.12 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (69 reviews)
Highly recommended!

"We had a wonderful stay! Our villa was in a great spot and in good condition. The highlight was probably the staff: they were all super friendly, helpful, and informative. There were a few small issues with the villa, but nothing to really complain about. Our check-in was a bit awkward because we ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 28, 2020

Muri Beach Resort
Avana Waterfront Apartments
3 out of 5
Kaireva Drive, Ngatangiia, Rarotonga
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5.26 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (55 reviews)

"Perfect location next to water and close to Muri. Swimming pool and kayaks used everyday. Excellent friendly service. If we go back this is were we will stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 6, 2020

Avana Waterfront Apartments
Moana Sands Beachfront Villas
3.5 out of 5
Ara Tapu, Vaimaanga, Rarotonga
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $318 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4.6 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (44 reviews)

"Super nice staff and really helpful. Location was great having a coffee shop and supermarket made life really convenient"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 27, 2020

Moana Sands Beachfront Villas
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Where to stay in Rarotonga

Rarotonga Hotel Guide

When the time comes to plan your Rarotonga dream holiday, rest assured, because there is plenty of first-rate hotel options in Rarotonga. Within our comprehensive booking section you can explore 20 short and long-stay options within a 6-mile (10-kilometer) distance of Rarotonga's downtown.

If you are after a hotel that is only 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the center of Rarotonga, Sea Change Villas and Palm Grove would be perfect.

Check out the Te Vakaroa Villas as well as the Crown Beach Resort & Spa. The Te Vakaroa Villas is positioned 3 miles (5 kilometers) away from the main part of Rarotonga. The Crown Beach Resort & Spa, is 4 miles (6 kilometers) away. Other hotels are the Rarotonga Beach Bungalows and the Pacific Resort Rarotonga.

There are various accommodation options in Ngatangiia, , positioned 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the west of Rarotonga. The Royale Takitumu Villas and Muri Beach Club are among the Expedia-listed hotels here.

Get your sporting fix by taking a visit to National Stadium, which is 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the southeast of Rarotonga. Book a hotel nearby to the action at the Crown Beach Resort & Spa or the Sunset Resort.

If you are planning on flying via Rarotonga International Airport, you can stay at Crown Beach Resort & Spa, or Sunset Resort, both of which are conveniently close.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Rarotonga?
Moana Sands Beachfront Villas is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers an outdoor pool and free parking. Traveler reviews also recommend Muri Beachcomber and Pacific Resort Rarotonga as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Rarotonga, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Rarotonga.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Rarotonga?
Based on reviews, Club Raro Resort is a popular 3-star resort for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free parking and an outdoor pool. Other options to stay on the cheap include Kiikii Inn & Suites and The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to Rarotonga?
The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a private beach and an outdoor pool. Other options to stay with the kids include The Edgewater Resort and Spa and Muri Beachcomber. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Te Vara Nui Village.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation in Rarotonga?
Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only is a favorite 4-star resort for couples, and features in-room massages and pillowtop beds. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Motu Beachfront Art Villas and The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Rarotonga?
Sunrise Beach Bungalows is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and concierge services for its human guests. Raro Beach Bach is another option for a stay with your pet.
What are some accommodations with pools in Rarotonga?
Rarotonga’s Fishing Lodge - GT’s is a popular 4-star B&B featuring an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include The Estate and Manuia Beach Resort.

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