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    Sunset Resort

    Ara Tapu | Nikao, Avarua, Cook Islands
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Airport Transportation
          Poolside Bar
          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair access
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Private Balcony
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 18 December 2014

          Great and wonderful but some problems. the beach is priceless and if we go again, we will get a room on the beach. They are quiet and there is a large yard with beautiful furniture to lounge on. there is a great bus service that...More

          4  Thank hqalley
          Response from ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset ResortResponded 13 January 2015

          Kia Orana Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are really pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and your tips to there travellers are great. I do feel that I need to point out that when you...More

          Reviewed 14 December 2014

          We did not have a good start to our holiday having been delayed four hours by Virgin Australia (seriously never fly them ever) and so arrived very tired at 2am. The shuttle wasn't immediately there to get us but that is understandable given the flight...More

          5  Thank jedimastafez
          Reviewed 11 December 2014

          We stayed here one night after returning from the outer islands. The resort was very clean. It is right on the road so there was a lot of noise from vehicles. There were also a number of barking dogs at night. We had a room...More

          Thank Brad X
          Reviewed 10 December 2014

          If you are looking for someone to tip for carrying your bags etc. this is not the place for you......but if you are looking for what we had which was a very clean poolside suite which included a kitchenette (two burners, microwave and fridge), separate...More

          1  Thank 639Kay
          Response from ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset ResortResponded 12 December 2014

          Kia Orana Thank you for your review. We will make sure that all the positive feedback you have given regarding the staff is handed onto them. We look forward to seeing you again at the Sunset Resort Travel safe

          Reviewed 9 December 2014

          Stayed here in October 2011 and had a fantastic time. Staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were quite large, we stayed in a 2 bedroom family unit. Had 2 nice pools, one of the pools must have been one of the biggest on the...More

          Thank iiish
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          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Price range
          • US$202 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 35
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          • Location
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          • Southern Cook Islands >
          • Rarotonga >
          • Avarua
          • Also Known As
          • The Sunset Hotel Arorangi ,
          • Sunset Hotel Arorangi ,
          • Sunset Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Do you have rooms with two bedrooms as I will be travelling with a girlfriend
          24 May 2017|
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          Response from kerry r | Reviewed this property |
          Yes they do we stayed in a beautiful 2 bedroom unit
          Joann C
          What type of coffee maker is in the rooms? How early does breakfast start?
          15 April 2017|
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          Response from Tim C | Property representative |
          If you are in the beachfront studio you have plunger coffee/french press available. The other rooms have instant coffee. Breakfast starts at 7.30am
          Hi!! Coming from the US. Will I need an outlet adapter?
          18 February 2017|
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          Response from Tim C | Property representative |
          Hello, yes you do need an adapter/converter.
          Room Tips
          "Beach front room for sure !"
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          "The sea front rooms are lovely, the sea can be a bit loud, but it is worth it."
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          "beach view. we didn't have one as they were booked out but they looked amazing"
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          "Beach front rooms have direct views to the beach. Otherwise opt for a poolside room on the second floor."
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