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Located on the beach, The Reef Motel is in Rarotonga's Arorangi neighbourhood, an area with good airport proximity. Black Rock and Para O Tane Palace are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Puaikura Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a match while in town? See what's going on at National Stadium. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as boat tours and other activities like whale watching.
Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre - 4 min drive
Puaikura Beach - 5 min drive
Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 5 min drive
Spaghetti House - 9 min walk
Waterline - 3 min drive
Wilson's Beach Bar - 4 min drive
Beluga - 4 min drive
Palace Takeaways - 5 min drive
About this property
The Reef Motel
Beachside motel, walking distance away from Black Rock
WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities and a garden are available at this motel. Self parking is free. Other amenities include a picnic area. All 12 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus WiFi and patios. Other amenities available to guests include premium bedding, ceiling fans and showers. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
The Reef Motel offers 12 forms of accommodation with a ceiling fan. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. This Rarotonga motel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 15 per hour)
Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)
Parking and public transport
Free self-parking on site
Wheelchair-accessible parking available
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request
Things to do
Housekeeping (once per stay)
If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 12 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available
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 per hour (rates may vary)
Airport shuttle fee: NZD 18 per person (one way)
Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 4 per cent
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
This property accepts credit cards and cash
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
Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Property is also known as
The Reef Motel Rarotonga
Reef Motel Rarotonga
The Reef Motel Motel
The Reef Motel Rarotonga
The Reef Motel Motel Rarotonga
Frequently asked questions
Yes, The Reef Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Reef Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
Self-parking is free at this property.
Check-in is from 2 PM - 3 PM.
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of NZD 18 per person applies.
Nestled on the beach, this Arorangi motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Black Rock, National Stadium and Puaikura Beach. Para O Tane Palace is 3.9 mi (6.3 km) away.
The beach being so close to my room. No tv, the fan only circulating the hot air in the room and not cooling the room down
Stayed 6 nights in Apr 2019
29 Apr. 2019
Fine for a couple of nights.
This is nicely situated on the lagoon- but there are really no facilities other than a room and a bathroom. Fine for an overnight stay or two- and they organised an airport pick up at the ungodly hour the flight arrived.