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1 room, 2 adults

The Islander Hotel

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Boat tours nearby
Main Road, Panama, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Rarotonga beach hotel with spa and beach shuttle
  • Free buffet breakfast and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • In-room childcare (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Boat tours nearby
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Restrictions related to your trip

Cook Islands may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19. 

  • Staff very helpful and friendly excelent food myself and partner love the place we stay…Feb 13, 2020
  • Great while I was waiting for my flight following delayJan 25, 2020

The Islander Hotel

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$204
  • Cabana Couples

What’s around The Islander Hotel


  • On the waterfront
  • Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre - 15 min walk
  • Punanga Nui Market - 18 min walk
  • National Stadium - 28 min walk
  • Para O Tane Palace - 32 min walk
  • Cook Island Christian Church (CICC) - 34 min walk
  • Rarotonga Golf Club - 36 min walk
  • Cook Islands Library and Museum - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 1 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 13 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Cook Islands may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare*


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas*

  • WiFi in rooms*



  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

  • Cruise terminal shuttle*


  • Free onsite self parking

  • Onsite parking limited

  • Free offsite parking nearby

  • Street parking available


  • Area shuttle within 33 km*

  • Beach shuttle*

  • Shopping center shuttle*

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor pool
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Full-service spa
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Nightclub
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 538
  • Conference space size (meters) - 50
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2004
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LED TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


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 select days. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

The Islander Hotel’s small print

Also known as

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


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

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

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 25 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 10 per hour (1-device limit, rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 10 for 2 hours (1-device limit, rates may vary)

Area shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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.

FAQs for The Islander Hotel

  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Islander Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Islander Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Is there a pool at The Islander Hotel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Islander Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Islander Hotel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Islander Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Tuoro Restaurant & Cafe (2.2 mi), Kikau Hut (2.4 mi), and Tamarind House (2.4 mi).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Islander Hotel?
    Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
  • What is there to do at The Islander Hotel and nearby?
    Have fun with activities like cycling, boat tours, and scuba diving, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. The Islander Hotel also has 2 poolside bars, 2 bars, and a nightclub, as well as spa services, a picnic area, and a garden.

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 92 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
The Fish and chips were outstanding !!!!..... The staff was excellent
jeff, us1 night trip
Poor 2.0
So gross. I stayed here out of necessity as I was on standby for a flight and this was a convenient place to stay. The sheets were stained, the door to the rooms was just a glass door that had been covered in contact paper, tv didn’t work because the remote was “with the mechanic”. I didn’t even shower the next morning because I didn’t want to set foot in the shower. They have a weekly cultural dinner and show which meant the kitchen was shut down for the afternoon when I arrived and there’s nothing within walking distance except a gas station. The Hula Bar, has cheap drinks which is a rarity in Rarotonga and it’s a great view.
ca1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Everything was very poor here. It wasn't clean, it smelled, the TV didn't work, the bed was terrable and the included breakfast was horrible and very small.
au1 night family trip
Fair 4.0
I have stayed at this property a number of times. This time I stayed twice within a 2 week period. The firsr time we checked in i was told about a new policy change where if we did not allow a $500 hold on my credit card the manager had the right to refuse checkin. The receptionnist had made the mistake of telling one room she would take.a $100 cash bond and then telling me she would take a $500 hold on my credit card. There was no transparency about this new policy despite the hotel already taking our money for our reservations. There was a huge discussion about this new policy and how it applies from now.going forward. The following week when i.checked in there was no requirement or holding a $500 bond much to my surprise as the manager had made a big deal.about it the week.before. also the rooms are so dark and dingy. Only the location qis superb.
Disappointed, au3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Nice and convenient comfortable and nice foot . Night auditor and security are really great.
au1 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Bait and switch
The Islander Hotel had obviously over-booked and without letting us know ahead of time, we arrived to be told that we had been allocated into an old house located 5 minutes drive down the road at the end of the airport runway. We had booked the Islander as the rooms have A/C and they are just a walk across the road to the Raro airport. When we asked for an explanation, we weren't offered one and were told they'd get back to us...silence since.
us2 night trip
Poor 2.0
Another couple and my husband and I both booked online and when we arrived at the hotel we were told we had to be taken to another hotel down the road. This was inconvenient as all of our friends were staying at this hotel. I would have preferred to be told there was no vacancy but it seems they would rather mislead you then lose the booking. Just confirm with them after you book. The standard of the room for the cost was inferior, although it was clean and a reasonable size. Had no milk so the tea and coffee they provided was no use to us.
au1 night trip with friends
Fair 4.0
Not my Choice for ur age group
This would never have been a choice for us(50-55age) but it was for convenience to airport(2 min walk) from us arriving from Aitutaki in the afternoon & an early morning flight out. Not that great of a response at checkin, no wifi to purchase had none left & hadn’t restocked & told us of nearest shop which we had no transport the whole reason we booked here fir convenience!!!! Anyway rooms were ummmm yep no go for us & laughed how they leave you complementary ear plugs as your room literally is on the grounds of the Hula Bar. We had dinner in restaurant which I wouldn’t return for. The whole thought of “convenience” the only reason I booked it didn’t come into play, next time I would stay elsewhere & pay gorcthe shuttle. I do have to say though everytime we are in Raro we do go to the Hula Bar & definately recomend it & this would be an ok stay for young ones wanting cheap accommodation no complaints for that but our age! Even for the short time we needed it I would choose somewhere else
Tracy, nz1 night trip
Fair 4.0
Rooms right next to night club/bar and very loud. Ear plugs do not drown out noise. Room very damp smelling, cockroach in bathroom. Staff gave incorrect information on a couple of matters.
au1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Very satisfying
Johannes, us1 night trip

The Islander Hotel