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Reviewed 12 December 2016

I loved my stay at Ariana...we stayed in the bungalow out the front. Kylie and Marshall were great hosts - friendly, helpful and down to earth (Rarotonga style). It's a peaceful, quiet neighbourhood away from the hustle and bustle of the coastal road. You can stock up on supplies at a 24hr shop down the street, including beer. The pool...

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

The owners, Kylie and Marshall are a great couple and full of knowledge and helpful suggestions for your stay on Rarotonga. The cabins are basic but have all you need to self-cater. They are very clean and comfortable and the windows are screened so I didn't notice that much problem with insects/mosquitos (which I heard people staying at other resorts...

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I stayed with my two Daughters in adjoining Bungalows and although its not on the beach, Arianna's a really good place for a self catering holiday, with a small store just down the road. The Bungalows are really clean and the pool is excellent there is a games room with books and a TV if needed. The managers are a...

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Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

I recently booked a trip to Rarotonga to celebrate my birthday and graduation from uni. We stayed at Ariana bungalows and we couldn't have asked for a better time! Kylie and Marshall go out of their way to ensure every aspect is perfect for everyone!!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2016

My elderly mother and myself went to Rarotonga for a holiday over Christmas. Ariana's was able to offer us a transfer from the airport to their wonderful Bungalow's. Mum loved the fact that there was so much fruit( banana, pawpaw, lychee, passionfruit, avocado) available to be eaten at no charge. She brought her Ninja blender along and we had fruit...

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ArianaGB, Owner at Ariana Bungalows, responded to this review

Thanks.Ariana means stay a while,chill out,relax so hope you can once more. Suse

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Have previously stayed at a couple of resorts on the Island but this time went for a self-contained less expensive option and discovered Ariana Bungalows, Kylie and Marshall's little piece of paradise. They are a great couple, laid-back, but hard working at providing guests with a great experience. From pickup at the airport to supplies of fresh coconut pawpaw and...

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Reviewed 1 November 2015

My first time in Rarotonga, and travelled with 2 friends, who stayed in a separate unit. Kylie & Marsh - the hosts from NZ, make this such an awesome place. They bent over backwards to make sure our stay was enjoyable, relaxing and fun. The units are all very clean, neat and tidy with everything you could ask for -...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We were greeted by Marshall at the Airport as previously arranged. Then we met Kylie, they are so nice, with lots of knowledge about the island. We stayed in an one bedroom bungalow, it was well cleaned, with a handy kitchenette. We were very impressed with how clean and well maintained the place is, gardens look amazing and we were...

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Warkworth, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Our small family spent last week at Ariana Garden Bungalows and we loved every minute. Kiwi managers Kylie and Marshall were great hosts. They were never intrusive but always available if required and went beyond our expectations. The bungalows are clean and comfortable but not fancy, the tropical gardens and grounds are immaculately maintained and the atmosphere is as chilled...

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Venezia, Italia
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Imho this place is lovely. The bungalows are with no fancy frills but with everything you need and very spacious, the garden is very nice and the area one of the best of the island, far from the chaos and with picturesque valleys behind. The prices are great and i'm sure that I could not have wished for better. You...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Ariana you will have everything you will need for a self catered and relaxing holiday. We offer excellent budget accommodation that provides clean, well maintained grounds and facilities. Nestled in two acres of lush tropical gardens there is a tranquil and green feeling around the property. We have a sparkling swimming pool and a covered in BBQ area for guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ariana Bungalows

Address: Avarua, Upper Tupapa, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had the front Bungalow that had a beautiful frangipani tree to admire from the verandah.”
  • Beautiful gardens to enjoy
  • sparkling clean bathroom
 of 5 bubbles 452julieannet, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Studios really only suitable for two although we managed with three. Go for one of the two room bungalows if a family.”
 of 5 bubbles muzz556, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Go for a bungalow!”
 of 5 bubbles ArielDanan, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“Stay more than a week, and it doesn't really matter if you are pool side or garden view as the pool is less than 1 min walk from any of the bungalows. Take earplugs if roosters will annoy you, but this is just general RARO advice cuz there are chickens everywhere on the island, we even saw a teeshirt complaining about the roosters hahaha.”
 of 5 bubbles Medulla88, 28 Apr 2014 | Read review
“self contained units on northern end are peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles nivend, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
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