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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here to escape the cold of Auckland winter and have a really relaxing holiday We had a Bure on the beach and woke to the sound of the waves breaking on the reef - heavenly The Bure was clean, comfortable and very spacious....More

Thank JMRDW
Response from RoyaleTakitumu, Manager at Royale TakitumuResponded 4 days ago

Kia Orana, thank you very much for sharing your review with the Trip Advisor community and for recommending our little beach resort. We would love to welcome you back to our slice of heaven for your next winter escape! Kia manuia and sunny regards from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a wonderful 6 day stay at Royale Takitumu to celebrate one of those birthdays ending with a ‘0’. Tim and Lucille were wonderful hosts, gave us a great welcoming brief and even ran a ‘World patonque championship’ the day we...More

Thank Simon M
Response from RoyaleTakitumu, Manager at Royale TakitumuResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Orana Simon, you really shouldn't have held back on the petanque skills:) It is always such a lovely afternoon spent around the pool. The mixing and mingling sometimes creates real contacts that end up in long time friendships. Two couples that met this year...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A hidden Gem of the Cook Islands. I cannot express how impressed we were with the property. The presentation, housekeeping, grounds and maintenance of the property reflect a commitment which cannot be delivered without the efforts of the entire staff. The location, while close to...More

Thank Adam J W
Response from RoyaleTakitumu, Manager at Royale TakitumuResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Orana Adam, thank you for sharing your review with the traveling community. Thank you for mentioning the team because feedback like yours is always a great motivator for all of us to deliver excellent service every day. It would be wonderful to one day...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed for 7 nights and had a great time. This was our 3rd visit too Rarotonga ,weather was mixed, but this didn't stop doing things.Thanks to Tim and Lucile and all the staff, Jimmy gave us the best coconut prep. ever.Our unit was very...More

Thank jcchaney
Response from RoyaleTakitumu, Manager at Royale TakitumuResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Orana JC, thank you for sharing your review with the Trip Advisor Community. Rarotonga has so much to offer, snorkeling, cycling, hiking, swimming or just taking the time to read the good book you always wanted to! Hope to see you on your fourth...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

Great beach location, beautiful garden atmosphere, the most helpful and gracious hosts (Lucile & Tim), spacious and elegant accommodations, friendly guests. Just steps from snorkeling and kayaking (provided). The South side of the island is perfect for viewing the Southern Cross, right from the resort...More

Thank brucet726
Response from RoyaleTakitumu, Manager at Royale TakitumuResponded 27 April 2018

Kia Orana Bruce, thank you so much for sharing your experience here on Trip Advisor. The team at Royale Takitumu sure hopes to be seeing you again in the near future and this time you bring your wife, please. Just so that she gets to...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$330 - US$482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$330 - US$482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kimberly M
11 March 2018|
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Response from OregonTootsie | Reviewed this property |
It is not set up for children, but a teenager was there with family when we stayed. Other hotels are better equipped for families with young children.
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AmyPic
17 July 2017|
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cohenetalbert
8 June 2017|
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Response from travnerd | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can swim directly in front of the Villas, but I did not find it that interesting. A few fish and coral that has been bleached by the weather. But I would still stay there.
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"Beachfront was amazing but the lagoon rooms also have great views"
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"The ocean view rooms are excellent and great place to enjoy your morning breakfast."
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"rooms with water view are best."
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"I have stayed in 2 and 8 and both rooms were great"
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