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3.8 out of 5

"When we booked this through wotif the photos of this unit weren’t pictured via either palm grove website or wotif. When we arrived and were informed o ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 19 Sep 2019

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Rarotonga awaits you at Palm Grove. You'll be 3 km (1.8 mi) from Aroa Beach and 2.5 km (1.5 mi) from Wigmore's Waterfall. Highlights at this beachfront resort include a private beach, a restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.

All 22 rooms feature furnished balconies or patios, MP3 docks, and private yards. Kitchens come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, and room service is also available. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like free toiletries. WiFi, TVs, and coffee/tea makers are also available.

The restaurant, Yellow Hibiscus, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the resort's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the kids' swimming pool and pool loungers as well as access to kayaking and scooter/moped rentals. Additionally, you'll find a free manager's reception, WiFi in public areas, and laundry facilities. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Takitumu District resort, you'll be 5.8 km (3.6 mi) from Muri Beach.

Studio, Beachfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Beachside

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Superior Bungalow, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Studio, Garden Area

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms, Garden Area

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Bungalow, 3 Bedrooms, Garden Area

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Palm Grove ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Palm Grove

Everyone (3) Couples (1) Family (1)
3 out of 5
When we booked this through wotif the photos of this unit weren’t pictured via either palm grove website or wotif. When we arrived and were informed of the unit it was not at all what we intended. The feeling at the time was that we had been cheated, and false advertising forced us to believe something that wasnt, the unit is dated and right next to the road. We will not book through wotif again. However with this being said, Palm Grove does not deserve a bad rating, the unit was clean, facilities were great, location was great and service from staff was excellent. Wotif is entirely to blame.

Posted by on 19 Sep. 2019

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4 out of 5

Comfortable resort close to the beach.

Pros: Low key nature.
Cons: Attitude of driver doing the airport transfers.
Location: Close to the beach.
Comfortable villa with lovely view over the tropical inland area of the island.

Posted by , from Canada on 30 Jan. 2018

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4 out of 5

Three pleasant days !

Cons: Having to park the car some distance from the chalet was annoying. Management should provide an airport-style trolly for moving luggage from/to car.
Quiet, clean and very pleasant chalet. One fluorescent light and one gas ring on stove was not operational.

Posted by on 15 Jul. 2017

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4 out of 5

Great place to stay, snorkel and relax

Very relaxing. Nice food and atmosphere. Pool was nice. Can borrow snorkeling and kayaking gear and walk across to the beach.

Posted by , from new zealand on 23 Dec. 2015

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Property Features

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the white sand beach. Summer fun is a breeze at Palm Grove with activities like snorkeling and kayaking. A free manager's reception is offered daily. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are available in public spaces for a fee. This beach resort also offers an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a garden. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Rarotonga resort.

  • 1 floor
  • 22 guestrooms or units
  • 28 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access - surcharge

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) (13 km / 8.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Palm Grove offers 22 accommodations with MP3 docking stations and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Accommodations at this 3.5-star resort have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Rarotonga resort provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Pillowtop beds
  • MP3 dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Private outdoor space
  • Television
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

The resort hosts a free manager's reception daily.

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).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8:30 AM - noon
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8:30 AM - noon
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property accepts credit cards and cash.

  • No lifts
  • Cash or credit card deposit required
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk

Fees

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 0.20 per minute (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10.00 (for 3 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: NZD 0.20 per minute (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 18 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 9 (one-way), (from 1 to 11 years old)
  • Early check-in fee: 50 percent of room rate (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: 50 percent of room rate (subject to availability)

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

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Palm Grove offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • 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.
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