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On the beach, snorkelling, beach bar, kayaking
On the beach, snorkelling, beach bar, kayaking
On the beach, snorkelling, beach bar, kayaking
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Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
132 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Parking included
Restaurant
Kitchen
Bar
Laundry
Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPuaikura Beach1 min walk
Popular LocationAroa Beach16 min walk
Popular LocationBlack Rock6 min drive
AirportRarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.)15 min drive

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  • Deluxe Studio with Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 47 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Studio with Ocean View
  • Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • 34 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStudio, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Two-Bedroom Apartment

    Room amenities

    • 97 sq m
    • Lagoon view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Two-Bedroom Apartment

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Rarotonga

Located on the beach, Aroa Beachside Inn is in Rarotonga's Arorangi neighbourhood, an area with good shopping. Black Rock is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Te Rua Manga (The Needle) and Aroa Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a match while in town? See what's going on at National Stadium. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and boat tours nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and hiking/biking trails.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Puaikura Beach - 1 min walk
  • Aroa Beach - 16 min walk
  • Black Rock - 6 min drive
  • Rarotonga Golf Club - 7 min drive
  • National Stadium - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Shipwreck Hut — 1 min walk

About this property

Aroa Beachside Inn

Adults-only beach hotel
Guests at this beach hotel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 12 rooms have furnished balconies or patios, and feature kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs and microwaves. Other amenities available to guests include separate sitting areas, wireless Internet access (surcharge) and flat-screen TVs.
Aroa Beachside Inn offers 12 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Accommodation at this 3.5-star hotel has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Rarotonga hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 10 for 30 minutes)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (NZD 10 for 30 minutes)

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 beach bar and 1 bar

Things to do

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Full-sized fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Ceiling fan
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 24-inch flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Hob

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 1 PM and midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 4:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 80.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 (for 30 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 (for 30 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 50 per person (roundtrip)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 80.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Hotel Aroa Beachside

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Aroa Beachside Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Aroa Beachside Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Aroa Beachside Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Aroa Beachside Inn?
As of 4 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Aroa Beachside Inn on 5 Aug 2020 start from NZ$252, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Aroa Beachside Inn pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Aroa Beachside Inn?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Aroa Beachside Inn?
Check-in is from 1 PM to midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary).
Does Aroa Beachside Inn provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 50 per person, roundtrip, applies.
Where is Aroa Beachside Inn located?
Nestled on the beach, this Arorangi hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Te Rua Manga (The Needle) and Aroa Beach. Black Rock and National Stadium are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Aroa Beachside Inn

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
80
4 - Good
43
3 - Okay
7
2 - Mediocre
2
1 - Poor
0
4.4
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
3.7
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Awesome beachfront location, owners very nice and knowledgable

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 20 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The beach bar menu was limited in selection of food. The TV in room did not work properly. 3 channels of snow. Even if it did work it was tiny and 6 feet above the floor. Lounge chairs in unit very uncomfortable. All units came with built in alarms. The roosters crowed from dawn to dusk. Five stars plus for the staff, grounds and location.

Stayed 12 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

The friendly smaller nature of the property and the personal service that comes with that - quite apart from its stunning location right on the Aroa lagoon

Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Spent 2 weeks in Rarotonga and the week at Aroa beachside was the highlight hard to summarise as so much to commend, the snorkelling just outside the resort was great, watching the whales breach at breakfast unforgettable, the room was spacious clean and comfy. The hosts Steve and Geraldine and their staff so helpful and informative, the music nights the best on the island and can Steve sing AWSOME...highly recommend. Will be going back.☺️👍☺️

Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2019