The Islander Hotel

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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, Tempur-Pedic beds, desk
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, Tempur-Pedic beds, desk
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, Tempur-Pedic beds, desk
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, Tempur-Pedic beds, desk

Overview of The Islander Hotel

The Islander Hotel

3.0 star property

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
Map
Main Road, Panama, Rarotonga

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre15 min walk
  • Popular LocationPunanga Nui Market18 min walk
  • AirportRarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.)1 min drive
  • Popular LocationNational Stadium3 min drive

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About this area

Rarotonga

The Islander Hotel is located on the waterfront and in a walkable area with good airport proximity. Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre and Cook Islands Library and Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Rarotonga Golf Club and Black Rock. Travelling with kids? Consider Te Vara Nui Village, or check out an event or a game at National Stadium. Scuba diving and snorkelling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking and ecotours nearby.

What's nearby

  • Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre - 15 min walk
  • Punanga Nui Market - 18 min walk
  • National Stadium - 3 min drive
  • Para O Tane Palace - 3 min drive
  • Cook Island Christian Church (CICC) - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 1 min drive

Restaurants

  • Café Jireh - 4 min walk
  • Trader Jacks Bar & Grill - 3 min drive
  • Bamboo Jacks - 4 min drive
  • Tamarind House - 5 min drive
  • Kikau Hut - 5 min drive

About this property

The Islander Hotel

Family fun on the beach, near Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre
Guests of this beach hotel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as spa services or a picnic area.
The Islander Hotel offers 13 air-conditioned accommodations with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Tempur-Pedic beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

This Rarotonga hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a ceiling fan and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

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

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, My Beauty and Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open selected days. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Languages spoken

English

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

Check-in

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

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 10 per hour)
  • In-room WiFi has a 1-device limit
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (NZD 10 for 2 hours)
  • WiFi in public areas has a 1-device limit

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Free off-site parking
  • Street parking available
  • Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge) up to 33 km
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Full-service spa
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - sports
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open selected days

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic bed

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LED TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Mini fridge

More

  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal and airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    A damage deposit of NZD 100 will be collected before check-in.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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 per hour (1-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 (for 2 hours, 1-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25 per night

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 credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Islander Hotel Rarotonga
Islander Rarotonga
The Islander Hotel Hotel
The Islander Hotel Rarotonga
The Islander Hotel Hotel Rarotonga

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.5

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 39 out of 203 reviews
5 - Excellent 19%
Rating 4 - Good. 68 out of 203 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 57 out of 203 reviews
3 - Okay 28%
Rating 2 - Poor. 27 out of 203 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 12 out of 203 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

3.4/5

Amenities

3.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.7/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful staff
Stayed 7 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Walking distance to the airport, and we were lucky enought to catch their Island Night, which was amazing
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Staff were good
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Great location for airport and town.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021