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Castaway Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I travel all over the world and have stayed in some very luxurious resorts but none have the character of Castaways which is why I keep coming back. This is a small resort with comfortable rooms but what sets it apart is the hosts Paul and Michelle and the staff. With big resorts you are just a number but at...

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for you review Jason! We're always happy to have you stay with us! There is always room for family and we hope to see you again in the near future :)

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We really appreciated the stay in castaway resort. Big rooms and all the amenities available. Not far away from the town. Very amicable staff. And definitely recommended for people coming to rarotonga. Thanks Michelle and the crew for your awesome hospitality.

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to host you again in future :)

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 August 2016

was a great place to stay Paul and Michelle where great hosts. We had a beachfront studio.spent time in Wilson,s Bar right on the beach great food staff so happy to help and look after you. saw a whale go past while sitting on the deck. we had live music Friday though to Sunday.

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to host you again in future :)

Reviewed 27 July 2016

Had a fantastic stay for 5 days (22-27 July), Michelle and Paul were super friendly hosts and nothing was ever a bother. Room was serviced daily (Except Sundays) and nice and clean and comfortable. Air conditioning worked very well. We stayed in room 9 (Now called the "Corporate Box") as it over looks the beach, the music, Wilson's bar and...

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are so glad that you chose to spend your anniversary holiday with us and to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to host you again in future :)

Matamata, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Thanks once again to Paul and Michelle and all of the staff for making this stay as good as the last time, Thanks also for having the lights on in our unit because of our late, late night arrival or should I say early morning. Many thanks again to your great chef for the way he cooked my freshly caught...

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! And also, thanks for choosing Castaway Resort as part of your holiday plans again! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to host you again in future :)

Bairnsdale, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I spent 10 days here with a friend on our first trip to Rarotonga. We stayed poolside and after arriving very early in the morning, woke to find that we had everything that we could need on our doorstep. The room was basic (which is all we wanted), but importantly clean and tidy and well maintained throughout our stay. The...

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to host you again in future :)

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 July 2016

A great place to visit, very small and friendly with amazing owners and staff. excellent food with theme nights through the week, specials on most nights and yummy yakatori skewers which are a delight.

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again in future :)

New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 July 2016

My husband and I arrived after visiting Aitutaki and Atiu. We were told everyone chooses to see Raro first since Aitutaki can't be matched. I will say we were not disappointed by Raro and this was definitely in part due to the Castaway Resort and Paul/Michelle. Raro is beautiful and we enjoyed all of the activities (island hike, beaches, snorkeling,...

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CastawayTeam, Manager at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! It is so great to hear that you had a wonderful holiday with us. Here in Raro we are a social bunch so it's almost impossible to not have a great time at Wilson's. We are also glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to host you again in...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Have just returned from 7 wonderful days at Castaway. Paul and Michelle and staff really made us all feel so welcome at home. Great restaurant and beach bar. Highly recommend as a great place to stay.

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to host you again in future :)

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This place is right on the lagoon with a bar/ restaurant area first then the self contained rooms. The rooms are basic, clean and comfortable. Rooms 9,8,6 &7 have lagoon views. The others are behind the pool but still with a leafy outlook and larger living and balcony areas than the lagoon rooms. It is a very small resort so...

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Your feedback is greatly appreciated and paramount to meeting customer needs and expectations. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to host you again in future :)

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Castaway Resort - located on the sunset and sheltered west coast of Rarotonga, this small adult only resort offers fully self catering accommodation at cost effective rates. Featuring a mix of rooms and villas with views over the pool, white sandy beach, and pristine lagoon, Castaway has something to suit any traveller. All rooms are air conditioned for comfort and are equipped with full amenities. Castaway boasts two restaurants and bars; poolside dining at Crusoes Restaurant & Bar with a themed night menu or dine on the beach with your toes dipped in the sand at Wilsons Beach Bar, fantastic beach location, relaxed ambience, swimming pool, complimentary daily tropical breakfast, snorkelling equipment, kayak, and beach towels. In walking distance to nearby restaurants, car rental companies, and a convenience store located opposite the Resort for your last minute supplies or grocery needs. Onsite parking is available with access to street parking nearby. A bus stop is located directly outside the resort for guests who want to take a bus ride to main town Avarua or a circle tour of the island. Castaway Resort was voted a finalist in the Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Industry Awards in 3 categories; Best Self Contained 3 Star Property, Best Bar & Restaurant, and Best Customer Service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castaway Resort

Address: Arorangi, Cook Islands (Formerly Castaway Beach Villas)
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga
Price Range: £100 - £202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castaway Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Castaway Beach Villas Hotel Rarotonga
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“Beach view rooms are excellent! Don't know about the other rooms.”
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