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Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga

3-star3 stars
Ara TapuAvarua, RarotongaCook Islands

Rarotonga beachfront resort with 2 restaurants, outdoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Very nice stay. We had a lagoon view room, which I'd recommend. Louisa, Karika, Joan, and…Jul 28, 2017
  • We loved staying at Club Raro!! I would stay there again!Jul 25, 2017
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Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga

from $121
  • Garden Room
  • Poolside Room
  • Lagoonfront Room
  • Studio Apartment
  • Self-contained Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 62 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms *



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Swim-up bar
  • Beach towels
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Billiards or pool table
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 20-inch TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Palms Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Rumba - This poolside cocktail bar specializes in fusion cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Open daily.


On Site

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site


  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby

Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga’s small print

Also known as

  • Club Raro
  • Club Raro Resort
  • Raro Club
  • Raro Club Resort
  • Raro Resort


For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 70.00

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 70.00

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 65.0 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 21.00 for adults and NZD 10.50 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 44.00 per person (roundtrip)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 50 for 30 minutes (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 50.00 for 30 minutes (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for NZD 50 for 30 minutes (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga


  • Beachcomber Pearl Market - 14 min walk
  • Cook Island Christian Church - 24 min walk
  • Para O Tane Palace - 24 min walk
  • Cook Islands Library and Museum - 25 min walk
  • National Stadium - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Te Vara Nui Village - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Muri Lagoon - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km
  • Muri Beach - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 5 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 142 reviews

Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga
Very Good8.0
Convenient, clean, safe, budget friendly.
Raro resort offered simple layed back nothing fancy accommodations...operated by the locals keeping to an island feel. Resort has a pool with swim up bar, continental or full cooked breakfast (additional cost) beach access but it's sort of rocky so no lounging by the water, however you can swim and snorkel in the waters at the resort..When I travel away from the states I want to experience what the locals experience - eat local food, drink local beer (Matutu)! So if you are into the upper crust type of accommodations this is not the place for you.
Lisa, us6 night trip with friends
Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga
The room was clean, but the beds uncomfortable, the restaurant served lovely food. Didn't use the pool as didn't like the look of it as it's too small and didn't look clean but I surpose being so close to the ocean a bigger one not really needed. Overall nice place but not what expected going by the pictures little tired and not what I'm used too.
A Traveler, gb5 night trip
Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga
Great time in Raro
It was great, the staff were awesome and so friendly. There were 14 of us that stayed there which we had 5 rooms and three different types i.e. standard, lagoon, and self contained units. I found the prices we paid varied a lot, even if we got the same type of room and some only paid $80 for early check-in/out where as some us had to pay a whole extra day/night, so always good to shop around. Good central location as only took 20-30-mins to walk to town, and close to one of the 2 24hour dairy on the island
Raewyn, nz14 night family trip
Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga
Could be better
this could be a lovely resort if some money was spent on it. The plastic chairs and loungers are very old and dirty. there are no cushions for the lounge chairs. The lagoon rooms are very nice but there is a problem with ants, however the rooms were always very well cleaned. The standard rooms really need upgrading. The breakfast was very repetitive and simple. the swimming pool is very small and very close to the poolside rooms which could be a problem with the noise.
janice, nz9 night romance trip
Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga
Good Times at Club Raro
Overall, really good stay, friendly staff, good service.
Jason, nz5 night romance trip

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Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga

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