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Sunset Resort

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12/05/2017 13/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 March 2014

We had a lovely stay at the Sunset Resort for our belated honeymoon. It was lovely and clean, lovely outlook and we really enjoyed our stay. It was pretty quiet, and the age was mostly over 50 (i'm guessing it was due to be a "no children" resort) but we enjoyed the quietness despite feeling like the youngest there! Our...

1Thank emskitch
ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Emskitch, Wow what a great start to the review " best trip ever". Its clear that you must have really enjoyed our Island. Our no child policy works very well for our guests who are wanting a peaceful and relaxing holiday . We look forward to having you return for your next wedding anniversary :-)

Drumheller, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Personable, friendly, accommodating staff at this small beach-front resort quietly looked after our needs. This 35 room facility staff picked us up at the airport, gave us a fragrant lei and returned us, crying, when we had to go home. The room has A/C, a kitchenette, a lovely bathroom, a comfortable bed.... There are two private pools onsite as well...

2Thank Canadians799
ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana You have travelled a long way to visit our Island and it is wonderful that you have put some much useful travel information into your review. Some of the nearby restaurants do shut down over the low season but with over 55 dining options on the island as well as our own onsite restaurant there are many opportunities...

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We stayed at the Sunset Resort for 8 nights from 23rd Feb - 3rd March 2014. This was trip number 3 to Rarotonga for my husband and I, and this is definietly the nicest place we've stayed yet and we intend to come back. We took our teenage sons so stayed in the 2 bedroom beachfront suite. The suite was...

2Thank CRimmer78
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Stayed at The Sunset Resort for 7 nights 29 Jan-5 Feb. Absolutely loved the experience. Staff were all warm and welcoming. Loved being poolside as it was so hot every day we spent most of our time at the resort in the pool. The room was perfect for three of us. Will definitely stay here if we decide to visit...

2Thank RiriGee
ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana RiriGee Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am really pleased that we were able to turn on the sun for you during your stay . January - Feb can be hot , so yes the pool does come in very handy. I will make sure I hand on your positive comments to our...

Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Just arrived home after spending 10 days at the Sunset Resort. It was probably the most relaxing holiday we have ever had, from the moment Kimmy collected us from the airport we were in paradise. The staff are amazing and make you feel so welcome Violet is worth her weight in gold she made breakfast a special time of day....

2Thank Karen D
ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Karen It was great to have you stay 10 days with us and thank you for your comments and review. Kimi is a gems , she still makes "me" feel special every time I step off that plane to return to the Island . We are very fortunate with the wonderful staff that we have and I will...

Reviewed 19 February 2014

I would stress that it is a small hotel with about 35 rooms ideally situated straight on to the beach which has coral and colourful fishes right on your doorstep. The suites are well equipped and beds super comfortable for a tropical location and air conditioning was spot on. The reception staff were most helpful at all times and snorkel...

5Thank DaveSpencer32
ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Dave I am really pleased to read that found our staff helpful and our resort comfortable . I am concerned that you did not find our restaurant up to standard. We value all feedback on our resort and services. I will ensure that the manager of the Anchorage restaurant is aware of your feedback . You are correct...

Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Have just got home after spending 5 nights at this resort. The best 5 days iv spent. Great helpful friendly staff who couldn't do enough for you. We were in a unit on the top floor backing on to the road. Road noise was minimal. Premises was keep wonderfully clean by smiling staff. Thank you so much for making my...

5Thank Lee S
ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you for your wonderful comments on our resort and staff . We are so please to hear that your Cook Island holiday was memorable . We look forward to seeing you again soon Travel Safe Staff and Management of the Sunset Resort

Reviewed 1 February 2014

We went to celebrate my daughters' 18th birthday....and what an awesome time we had.from the time we arrived,till we left,a week later.The resort is cleaned,well maintained inside and out.Good value for money,including the food. we enjoyed the free fresh fruit,yogurts,and cereals every morning,but sometimes opted for a warm breakie which was reasonably priced. we enjoyed the snorkelling in the clear...

7Thank NashAuckalnd
ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you for your review . It was a pleasure to have you all here for the 18th Birthday. It will be great to have you come and stay with us again in May . As we are filling up fast I would suggest you book with us as soon as possible . We look forward to seeing...

Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 28 January 2014

This was our first time to the Cook Islands and our first vacation to a destination this small. We were worried at first that we would be bored, were we ever wrong. The Sunset is one of the nicest places we have stayed in. The beach front room was absolute beachfront not like some resorts where if you can see...

5Thank Ron H
Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2014

The resort was friendly and we found it good value for money. If you are after a place to relax and unwind away from everyone then this is the one. The accomodation is good and clean, food is good value for money and the whole atmosphere of the place is generally relaxed and friendly. Which is something we both needed!!...

3Thank Tasmania2014

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“Go for the Oceanview rooms if you can afford it, they are single level, step out onto the grass then down to the beach.”
  • Poolside room as viewed from the sliding doors to the pool
, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get the rooms facing the ocean as you can go to sleep with the sounds of the surf.”
joeandkarenB, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Only advice, don't book rooms that back on to the main road as they are noisy and the dogs barked a lot at night.”
  • view from our room
PennySlevinsky, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Near one of the pools, upstairs for the view and tranquility.”
Steffsteff14, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beach front rooms are well worth the extra cost!!!!”
nuikahakai, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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