87% Based on 726 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Rarotonga awaits you at Crown Beach Resort & Spa. You'll be within a 20-minute walk of Black Rock and 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Puaikura Beach. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a private beach.

TVs with DVD players are featured in all 36 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy balconies or patios, MP3 docks, and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops make in-room dining convenient. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries, while Tempur-Pedic beds and premium bedding invite a good night's rest. Room service, ceiling fans, and safes are also available.

A relaxing day at Spa Ariki can include deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The restaurant, Oceans Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel's own beach bar and poolside bar are nice places to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, health club, spa tub, and pool loungers. Business travelers can take advantage of a conference centre, a meeting room, and a business centre. Additionally, you'll find WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning free hot/cold buffet breakfast is offered between 8 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 4.5-star Arorangi hotel include National Stadium and Para O Tane Palace.

Villa, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Villa, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Suite, Private Pool, Courtyard Area

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Villa, Beachfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

87% of guests recommend out of 726 reviews

Excellent 479
Good 165
Average 56
Poor 14
Terrible 12
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Crown Beach Resort & Spa

Location Rarotonga Ring-Road, Arorangi, Rarotonga,

Property Features

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the white sand beach. At Crown Beach Resort & Spa, pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa or have fun in the sun with activities such as kayaking and rowing/canoeing. Free breakfast is served daily. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A beach bar and A poolside bar. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. This luxury hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a health club and a hot tub. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Rarotonga hotel.

  • 1 floor
  • 36 guestrooms or units
  • 40 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1998
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) (4.7 km / 2.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle within 35 km, and shopping centre shuttle available for a surcharge
  • Parking: Free self parking and extended parking

Room Amenities

Crown Beach Resort & Spa offers 36 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with MP3 docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Tempur-Pedic beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Tempur-Pedic beds
  • MP3 dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10:30 AM.

Crown Beach Resort & Spa has 2 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Oceans Restaurant – This restaurant overlooks the ocean. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Flambe Restaurant – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant only serves dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open selected days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

A private beach and a health club are featured at the hotel. An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Spa Ariki has 5 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM until 10:30 PM

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 16 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 16 are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Minimum guest age is
  • Caters to adults only

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: NZD 89
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per adult: NZD 89
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: NZD 89
  • Valentine's Day (14 February) Gala Dinner per adult: NZD 89
  • Airport shuttle transfer per adult: NZD 38.00 (return)

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

The resort fee includes:

  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness centre access
  • Bicycle storage
  • Business centre/computer access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Laundry facilities
  • Concierge/Valet service
  • Self-parking
  • Lending library access
  • Housekeeping

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 50 for multiple minutes (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD36.00 per person (return)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD250.00
  • Late check-out fee: NZD250.00-350.00

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by airport shuttle. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 72 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Crown Beach Resort & Spa offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.
  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 16 years old aren't allowed.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.