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1 room, 2 adults

Palm Grove

3,5-star3,5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Microwave
Ara Tapu (Main Road), PO Box 23, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

3.5-star beachfront resort with outdoor pool, near Aroa Beach
  • Free continental breakfast and free parking
  • We loved the location, the pool area, our garden studio was perfect! We had everything we…Nov 19, 2019
  • The unit was very clean and the bed comfortable. The cleaning and maintenance staff were…Sep 22, 2019

Palm Grove

  • Studio, Beachfront
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 Bedroom
  • Studio, Garden Area
  • Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms, Garden Area
  • Bungalow, 3 Bedrooms, Garden Area
  • Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Beachside

What’s around Palm Grove

Landmarks

  • On a private beach
  • Aroa Beach - 36 min walk
  • Wigmore's Waterfall - 30 min walk
  • Te Rua Manga (The Needle) - 42 min walk
  • Maire Nui Botanical Gardens - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Puaikura Beach - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Tikioki Beach - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Te Rua Manga - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 22 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-5 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Kayaking on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 28
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Yard
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch TV
  • MP3 docking station
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Yellow Hibiscus - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Recreation

On Site

  • Kayaking on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Snorkeling on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Palm Grove’s small print

Also known as

  • Palm Grove
  • Palm Grove Resort Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove Hotel Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove Hotel
  • Palm Grove Resort Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove Resort
  • Palm Grove Resort
  • Palm Grove Rarotonga

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 150 (subject to availability)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 150 (subject to availability)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 18 per person (one-way)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 1 and 11 costs NZD 9 (one-way)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 0.20 per minute (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 10.00 for 3 hours (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for NZD 0.20 per minute (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9,0 From 35 reviews

Very good 8,0
Relaxing Tropical Escape
Palm Grove Resort was a great escape. Reasonably well maintained, given it’s humid tropical climate, the grounds and pool area are beautiful. A new bbq arrived during our stay. The beach furniture, kayaks, snorkels and fins were all well maintained. The rooms could use some updating. Some had received partial renovations in the kitchen and bathroom areas and others had not. Some appliances were newer and others were starting to rust. I also found it difficult to cook, unless you just bbq’d. Larger pots and microwave bowls or casseroles would help out here. AC worked well, but was rigged to go off when you left the room. The beds were very comfortable. Maid daily service included making the bed, a towel change, sometimes a sweep, garbage removal, but not any wipe down of surfaces in the bathroom, shower, vanity, coffee or dining tables during our 9 day stay. The Sunday BBQ and Friday Happy Hour were great, as was the music supplied. Food at the restaurant was good. An adequate breakfast was included and given this is not the norm on the island, was appreciated. The front desk did a good job at coordinating airport transfer, wifi purchase, snorkel rental and outings. They also rented scooters. There is a car rental a couple of blocks away along with a reasonably well stocked convenience store. Rarotonga is very remote, with sporadic wifi only in HOT SPOTS There is one TV channel and life becomes the beach, relaxing and socializing.
Tara, us9 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Very nice beach great snorkel, kayaking all for free. Good breakfast.
chris, au4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Beautiful beachfront hut!
Opening up the sliding door to the beach is well worth the price you'll pay for this hotel. Staff is great, units on the beach are comfortable, and the room rates are affordable. The location is slightly remote if you are relying on walking to get around, but there are a few interesting things close by such as the waterfall, abandoned Sheraton property and the nice Wigmore market, and anything else you need to get to can be reached by bus, rental car, scooter or better yet, bicycle. I'd absolutely stay again.
Erik, us6 night trip
Very good 8,0
Nice place ... But don't use their transfers
Very nice place with huge rooms overlooking the garden, very clean, great breakfast included and well kept grounds. Regarding Transfers .... I would NOT book them with the accommodation. No one turned up to pick us up at the airport so we had to get the local bus eventually. When we mentioned this nicely to the miserable old woman behind the desk ( not the smiley young one ) she actually had a go at us, saying that we should have got on a mini bus ( which was not there) and then got even more "off hand" when we mention this. Because of this we confirmed that we DID NOT require a return transfer to the airport because it was unreliable, they confirmed this ... and then a transfer turned up !!!! Basically, catch the local bus, it stops right outside the airport and will drop you off directly outside reception for $5 each
Wayne, gb2 night romance trip

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