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Cheshire, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay immensely. The room was simple, but spacious. We loved clean sheets every other day. And thank God for the ceiling fan over the bed! The weather was extremely hot and humid during our visit. The grounds were lush and beautiful, and the pool was right outside our door. The Daydreamer Resort was the perfect place to...

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Dave sheryl T, Owner at Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort, responded to this review

Kia Orana Marilyn, and thank you for taking the time to review us, it is always a pleasure to read positive comments. With the weather so humid at this time of the year, the ceiling fans are great. We both take pride in the gardens, and are glad you enjoyed them too. You don't really know what flower will bloom...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Awesome place to stay, clean tidy rooms and grounds and great people. Great place to stay , with Pizza night for guests. Great pool, nice grounds and very helpful with collection and drop offs to airport

Thank Bernie F
Dave sheryl T, Manager at Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Bernie, we both enjoyed meeting you. It is always a pleasure to here people enjoying our little piece of paradise. We look forward to your next visit. Sheryl and Dave

New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed at The Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort for a week and found it to be a great place to stay. Beautiful grounds and a pool to cool off in plus excellent rooms with everything you need. Dave and Sheryl make you feel so welcome and keep this resort very well maintained. We would highly recommend here to anyone staying in...

Thank KiwisAbr0ad
davey146, Manager at Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. It was a pleasure to meet you both. It is always to hear how our guest enjoy their stay with us. We both take pride in keeping the resort tidy and well maintained. The pool is a great addition, and enjoyed by everyone, especially on these very hot days. Take care...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Definitely a home away from home! Dave & Sheryl would be the most accommodating hosts you could ask for. From the time you arrive you are greeted with such a friendly and warm welcome that puts you at ease immediately. The night we arrived was pizza night. The complimentary breakfast was so delicious with home baked bread and paw paw...

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davey146, Owner at Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort, responded to this review

Kia Oran,a and thank you for loving and kind words. We are both very happy you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. The three bedroom apartment is a good size for families and friends travelling together, and very popular. We do take pride in our gardens, grounds and pool area, and they are a constant joy to us...

Reviewed 30 October 2016

From the moment we checked in-Dave was so helpful and friendly. Our room was perfect-just right for the two of us. Shower pressure was great which is always a plus in my book! The complimentary breakfast was amazing, my partner doesn't usually eat yoghurt but could not resist after how yummy I told him my one was. The fresh bread...

Thank larin_8
davey146, Owner at Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort, responded to this review

It is always so refreshing to hear such lovely reviews from our guest, Thank you. Dave and I are both pleased you enjoyed your breakfast and the shower pressure. Everyday Dave and I look forward to seeing what has possibly changed in the garden. The frangipanis are so colourful. until we meet again, Sheryl and Dave.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Daydreamer resort stands out to my husband and our friends as the BEST 'thing' we did in Rarotonga! We flew in from New Zealand very late at night and stayed at another place on the island. A wonderful bonus about staying at the Daydreamer was that Dave, one of our hosts, was more than happy to collect us the...

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davey146, Owner at Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort, responded to this review

We are only to happy to collect you, on your arrival. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and thank you for your awesome review. It is always rewarding to hear how guest enjoy their stay. Dave and I both, love seeing people use the garden areas and facilities for what they were designed for. Thank you for making...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Pros: Wonderful, accommodating hosts Laid-back and welcoming atmosphere Spotlessly clean rooms Gorgeous gardens Great splash pool Pizza night was fabulous - great food and fabulous company Close to supermarket, restaurants and beaches Easy to deal with owners, great communication and timely responses Cons: (all pretty minor, but just being honest) Beach across the street is quite rocky. A good swimming...

Thank kellyeby
davey146, Owner at Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort, responded to this review

Dave and I are always happy to receive your reviews. thank you for taking the time to do so.We are delighted you enjoyed the garden and pizza evening, this is proving to be very popular. we look forward to seeing you again. Sheryl and Dave

Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you are looking for an authentic and warm experience then this is the place for you! The location is perfect, amazingly presented and very very clean! Pool is great and you have all the amenities you could need.. But thats just the minimum surface stuff. Dave and Sheryl have created a very warm and friendly environment that really is...

Thank Karl N
davey146, Owner at Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort, responded to this review

Fun in the sun and the island experience is what we are hoping to achieve while you stay here with us, and it looks like we have. Thank you for taking the time to review us. There is nothing like fresh nu, or coconut form the tree.Did you get a chance to try husking one your self? See you soon...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Thanks Dave and Sheryl for a wonderful stay at Daydreamer. It was the perfect location for our family of four. The apartment was ideal being self-contained - we used the bbq on our own private terrace area every day, the large fridge/freezer was ideal, and it was a roomy, private, very clean and comfortable space. The garden area around the...

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davey146, Owner at Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us , and taking the time to write a review, we appreciate your feed back.We have found many people like to use their own BBQ like you. We are only too happy to give recommendations, to make your holiday enjoyable.The Evita, performance was unexpected and a definite hit for that pizza night. While...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We stay at Daydreamer for 10 nights , very relaxing spacious place to stay . Great location , 15 min walk to Wigmores supermarket which stocks everything you need . 15 min walk to best beaches on the island for snorkelling with white sands and turquoise water . Dave and Cheryl were great host from picking us up from the...

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davey146, Owner at Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort, responded to this review

10 nights is a perfect length of time for a relaxing holiday. Thank you for your review. We are lucky to have a supermarket and the best beaches so close and you were able to enjoy them. Pizza nights are always enjoyable, it is lovely to see the guest swap there stories. And eating out on the beaches is lovely...

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Daydreamer offers the perfect venue for casual holiday home in paradise. Located on Rarotonga you will have no problems swimming and snorkelling in the various crystal clear lagoons, relax in our clean and tidy 5 spacious apartments which are set in lush tropical gardens with tropical fragrances of hibiscus gardenia and bougainvillea permeating the air. Our units are all self catering with full kitchens as well as having your own bbq on your terrace,so you can dine in or out at many of our local restaurants, or cafes and shop at our local supermarket which is all in walking distance. Local bus transport is at the gate.Or we can arrange a car or motorbike hire for you. Come and enjoy our piece of paradise, we would love to share it with you and your families. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort

Address: PO Box 1048, Cook Islands (Formerly Daydreamer Apartments)
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga
Price Range: £86 - £163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rarotonga Daydreamer Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The room closest to the road (#1) is has an amazing outdoor tub and shower, but road noise can make it difficult to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles kellyeby, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all well appointed and private, I don't imagine it would make a lot of difference once you get settled in and relaxed.”
 of 5 bubbles allanm237, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you want luxury on the beach, this is not the place. Family friendly and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Soft1962, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rent a vehicle”
 of 5 bubbles PATMAHONEY, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Quiet location. Our pool view room was quiet and relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles Kenmary2016, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
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