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The Black Pearl at Puaikura

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, desk, iron/ironing board
Beach nearby
Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
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Overview of The Black Pearl at Puaikura

The Black Pearl at Puaikura

3 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • Babysitting

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Avarua, Rarotonga

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPuaikura Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationAroa Beach12 min walk
  • AirportRarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.)11 min drive
  • Popular LocationTe Rua Manga20 min drive

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About this area

Rarotonga

The Black Pearl at Puaikura is located in Arorangi, a neighbourhood in Rarotonga, and is near the airport and near the beach. Muri Beach and Puaikura Beach reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Maire Nui Botanical Gardens and Te Vara Nui Village. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails. Guests love the resort's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Puaikura Beach - 1 min walk
  • Aroa Beach - 12 min walk
  • Black Rock - 6 min drive
  • Wigmore's Waterfall - 7 min drive
  • Te Rua Manga - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Waterline - 4 min drive
  • Spaghetti House - 5 min drive
  • Vaima Polynesian Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Coco & Latte - 5 min drive
  • Kikau Hut - 6 min drive

About this property

The Black Pearl at Puaikura

3-star resort near the beach
Guests at this beach resort will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 12 individually decorated rooms feature WiFi and balconies. Guests will find kitchenettes with fridges, hobs and microwaves.
The Black Pearl at Puaikura offers 12 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate sitting areas. Accommodation at this 3-star resort has kitchenettes with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
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 15 for 15 minutes)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (NZD 15 for 15 minutes)

Parking and public transport

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

Things to do

  • Bike tour information
  • Bike parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scooter/moped hire

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Full-sized fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Free bottled water
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Hob

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Separate sitting area
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: NZD 95

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (8:30 AM - noon)
Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 65 per night.

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 15 (for 15 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 15 (for 15 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 50 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 25.00 (roundtrip), (from 5 to 11 years old)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 95 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 65 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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 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
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

Guests must transfer via required shuttle to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Property is also known as

Puaikura
Puaikura Reef
Puaikura Reef Lodges
Puaikura Reef Lodges Rarotonga
Puaikura Reef Rarotonga
Black Pearl Puaikura Hotel Rarotonga
Black Pearl Puaikura Hotel
Black Pearl Puaikura Rarotonga
Black Pearl Puaikura
Black Pearl Puaikura Resort Rarotonga
Black Pearl Puaikura Resort
The Black Pearl At Puaikura Rarotonga
Puaikura Reef Hotel Arorangi
The Black Pearl at Puaikura Resort
The Black Pearl at Puaikura Rarotonga
The Black Pearl at Puaikura Resort Rarotonga

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 50 out of 121 reviews
5 - Excellent 41%
Rating 4 - Good. 55 out of 121 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 121 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 121 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 121 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.9/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Love the location of this property, just across the road from great snorkelling, shops next door and bus stops outside. Peaceful side of the island, will definitely be going back...
Stayed 12 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We really enjoyed our stay at Black Pearl, rooms are well equipped, great swimming pool and the eating guide compiled by Rangi is absolutely fantastic, and we had excellent dining experiences. Rooms are dated, so don't expect modern appliances or tv, however who needs all that when you're holidaying in the beautiful tropical paradise of Rarotonga.
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly owner and staff made everything here run smoothly offering advice on car, scooter and bike hire; places to eat; local music and entertainment. Provided reef shoes and snorkelling masks for free. Enjoyed use of the pool too. Cross the road to a lagoon to enjoy snorkelling and sunsets.
Stayed 8 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Will return for sure
Phenomenal customer service by booth Rangi and Twin. When A taxi was not available for a certain time I needed a transport, Twin volunteered to drive me complimentary.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property was spotless, staff very friendly Property was on the western side of the island, nice and quiet with beautiful sunsets. Local bus was a treat going right around the island. Cabana had a separate bathroom, kitchen and very comfortable king size bed. Beaut pool and just across the road from the beach Other resorts with restaurants are walking distance away Very good location
Stayed 10 nights in Sep 2019