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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
  • 23 Nov 2016
    “Decent”
  • 3 Sep 2015
    “Home away from Home”
Muri Beach P. O. Box 434, Muri Cook Islands See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Kitchenette
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Reviews (148)
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

We stayed for 2 nights at Vara's before flying to aitutaki. We couldn't fault the view. It is right next to the beach. Our room was okay, of course not five stars but the facility was decent and definitely comfortable. Just a couple of meters...More

Thank andrelian2016
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This was home away from home what more could you ask for. Serena was a great there when you needed help and information. Very friendly, kind and welcoming as was her family. This is a great place for family and friends to stay at. I...More

Thank HWR1977
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Good value 'guest house', would stay again. Right on Muri beach. I would recomend walking down to the rugby league club when a game is on and meet some of the locals. Facilities are not flash, but the deck and beach make up for it.

2  Thank Blingcorp
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Stayed here with my son as part of our 4 month round the world holiday. We stayed in apartments on the hill which although we had our own en suite room we shared a kitchen with some great students on a similar trip to ourselves!...More

4  Thank kevin L
Reviewed 10 January 2014

We just had a 10 day stay in Grand View Lodge and it was perfect! Carl and Pua are amazing hosts and always eager to help out. Carl dropped off fresh fruit from the property regularly, and the fresh lychee's made for the perfect cocktail...More

3  Thank Hannah D
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About
Description
Vara’s Beach is the only budget accommodation set right on beautiful Muri Beach, the most popular and prime beach on Rarotonga. Famous for its perfect white beaches and small islands called “motus” that you can ...More swim, kayak or walk out to. We offer budget style accommodation with lovely fully self-contained Beach Studios, Ensuite as well asTriple/double/single and Dorm rooms. Vara’s Beach is situated on the Eastern side of Rarotonga only 15 minutes drive from main town Avarua, with bus stop, bike rental, souvenir shop and a pharmacy at entrance. koka Lagoon Cruise is located on the property and offers the best Lagoon Curise on the island. Absolutely convenient to everything with bars, dive centers, sailing club, and much more only minutes stroll. Vara's Beach is the place for those looking for fun and excitement, or for those just wanting to relax and unwind and get away from it all. Meet and mingle with our friendly staff and make new friends... Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Kitchenette
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$17 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vara`s Beach House Hotel Muri
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Vara's Muri, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Location
Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$17 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vara`s Beach House Hotel Muri
,
Vara's Muri, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Location
Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
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Traveller (104)
Room & Suite (32)
Pool & Beach (23)
Dining (5)
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"Self contained rooms are better."
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"If you have a bit of extra cash then the cabins and apartments do offer a much higher standard of..."
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"Beachside is best for some, more sunny more going on. But at the back much more quiet, though got the smelly..."
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"Go somewhere else give this one a miss !!"
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