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Wellesley Hotel Rarotonga

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk
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In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished, desk

Overview of Wellesley Hotel Rarotonga

Wellesley Hotel Rarotonga

3 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
Puoromea Road 49A 2B, Avarua, Rarotonga

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCook Island Christian Church (CICC)11 min walk
  • Popular LocationCook Islands Library and Museum13 min walk
  • Popular LocationCook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre18 min walk
  • AirportRarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.)4 min drive

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About this area


Located near the beach, Wellesley Hotel Rarotonga is in Avarua, a neighbourhood in Rarotonga with good airport proximity. Te Vara Nui Village and Maire Nui Botanical Gardens are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Punanga Nui Market and Beachcomber Pearl Market. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Para O Tane Palace - 10 min walk
  • Punanga Nui Market - 10 min walk
  • Cook Island Christian Church (CICC) - 11 min walk
  • Cook Islands Library and Museum - 13 min walk
  • Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 4 min drive


  • The Lazy Trout — 1 min walk
  • The New Place Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Trader Jacks - 9 min walk
  • Kai Pizza - 9 min walk
  • Flying Boat Fish & Chips - 3 min drive

About this property

Wellesley Hotel Rarotonga

3-star Rarotonga bed & breakfast in Avarua with free breakfast
Along with a restaurant, this bed & breakfast has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free cooked-to-order breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free airport shuttle. Additionally, a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café and free use of bicycles are on-site. All rooms are individually decorated and offer room service and ceiling fans. Guests will also find TVs, hairdryers and safes.
Wellesley Hotel Rarotonga offers 3 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the bed & breakfast include an outdoor pool and complimentary bicycles.

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

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • On-site parking available only on request
  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Free bike hire
  • Outdoor pool


  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • TV


  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2 PM - 9 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 17 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

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
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve on-site parking
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Wellesley Rarotonga
Wellesley Rarotonga Rarotonga
Wellesley Hotel Rarotonga Rarotonga
Wellesley Hotel Rarotonga Bed & breakfast
Wellesley Hotel Rarotonga Bed & breakfast Rarotonga

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 12 out of 15 reviews
5 - Excellent 80%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 15 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 15 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 15 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 15 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff here is AMAZING! Friendly as can be and super helpful with ideas on what to do and where to go! I would highly recommend!!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing staff and facilities. Great location if you want to stay in Avarua
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Comfortable & convenient stay in Avarua, Raratonga
Our one-night stay was very comfortable. Our downstairs room was spacious and we had exclusive use of the bathroom. The communal lounge area was also very comfortable. Thibault met us at the airport and was very helpful with information and checking in. The staff were friendly. Breakfast was excellent. We had a very nice lunch at the Lazy Trout restaurant attached to the hotel. The hotel is located less than10 minutes walk from the bus stop at Cook's Corner and other areas, such as the markets and Trader Jack's were also within walking distance. We were also transferred back to the airport next day.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic quiet accommodation in business district of Avarua. The manager is very good and the chef is amazing! Clean and today premises with great amenities. Will definitely stay again. Highly recommended.
Stayed 4 nights in May 2019