Ratings based on 11 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.4 out of 5
100% of guests recommend
4.7 Room cleanliness
4.4 Service & staff
4.4 Room comfort
4.2 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
We double-checked.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom New Zealand

Close to the beach, quiet area

Posted 18-Nov-2014
Pros: Clean and tidy. Had every thing we needed
Location: The northern end of Muri Beach, i thought was the prettiest part. Very close to other restaurants and local evening markets.
We had a fantastic stay. The accommodation was great, quiet area and good swimming. The lagoon was shallow at low tide. We kayaked around the islands in the lagoon at high tide. From Manea Beach Cottages its a short walk (either by road or beach) to restaurants, the local evening markets and car hire places. I would definitely stay here again.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom WA, Australia

Perfect location for a relaxing getaway

Posted 22-Oct-2014
Pros: Perfect location, relaxed atmosphere with very helpful staff
Cons: The only thing that I personally didn't like was the shower tap which was difficult to get a reasonable amount of pressure while on cold settings
Location: Awesome location on the edge of the lagoon, close to restaurants and food shops for nic naks inc. Alcohol.
Had a very relaxed time with friends and partner doing all that we could fit in too a short 7 day stay. Definitely recommend the progressive dinner and Mexican restaurant which both had excellent food. People of Roratonga are among the friendliest I have had the pleasure of meeting.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom NZ

Best villas

Posted 17-Sep-2014
Fantastic location in the heart of muri beach. Walking distance to everything!! This property is right on the stunning beachfront. Also has a swimming pool, kayaks & snorkel gear. Wouldn't bother staying anywhere else.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller

Excellent location and price!

Posted 01-Sep-2014
Pros: Location, price, cleaniness- didn't expect daily service (except Sunday) but it was fabulous!
Cons: The septic tank wafts a bit- not sure if always does this or if it was just becasue our villa (Villa 5) was close to it.
Location: At the heart of Muri- LBV great cafe,down the road is THE BEST fish sandwich place The Mooring Place a must do. Or just enjoy the lagoon!
We had a one bedroom lagoon villa which was perfect for 2 adults and our six year old- (they put a fold out bed in the lounge for her). The location is fabulous- right on Muri lagoon and you can walk around to the 'main strip' of Muri by beach or along the road (2 mins).
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by Jenfrom Hunter valley

Just what we were looking for.

Posted 28-Aug-2014 on Hotels.com
This is not a 5 star luxury resort. This is self contained comfort in a beautiful location. We stayed in villa number 5 (1 bed with lagoon views) and it was great. Clean tidy and comfortable. (pillows were a little flat though) between the kitchen and the BBQ on the deck it was easy to look after ourselves when we wanted to. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance when we didn't want to. 2 minute walk to stores for supplies or 10 minutes by scooter to a 24 hr convenience store. We will be back!! Love RARO! :-)
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom Milford New Zealand

Had a lovely time

Posted 11-Aug-2014
Pros: Staff went the extra mile for us. Provided late checkout free.
Very good instructions in the villa on the facilties. Our villa was very new and naturally in excellent condition.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom New Zealand

Quiet and relaxing

Posted 13-Jul-2014
Pros: Pool and location is fabulous
Cons: n/a
Location: Manea had kayaks, snorkels and reef shoes provided which kept us busy for hours
Lovely quiet spot just around the corner from Muri beach and 2 minute wander from good places to eat. We had a 3 bedroom villa which had everything we needed and a great deck with BBQ. Pool and lagoon were fabulous too. Recommend Manea villa for those wanting a total relaxing holiday.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by Nickynoosterfrom Chch, NZ

Laid back stay. Great Views Convenient location

Posted 12-May-2014
Pros: Location, security, friendliness
Cons: It would be handy to have a broom (it does have a dustpan & brush) We ran out of toilet roll and it took a few days to be re-stocked
Location: Rickshaw restaurant for food and cocktails. Lagoon is too shallow for swimming at low tide but a bit further South is great for snorkelling.
Great value for money. The unit was really nice. Just the right size for 2 people. Plus verandah has a view out over the lagoon. As we visited in early May we only needed the aircon a couple of nights. The flyscreens let us sleep with the windows open the rest of the time, plus the well trimmed gardens mean that there are very few mozzies to bother you. No hob, but the electric frypan, microwave and BBQ mean you don't miss it. Also it's pretty reasonable to eat out. The room was made up beautifully every day. Fresh towels and sheets. It was pretty quiet and felt very safe and secure. Being at the end of a cul de sac there's no strangers passing by. Steps have been installed down to the lagoon, so no scrambling over rocks like a previous review mentioned. The pool is small but deep and filled with fresh water. Ideal for a plunge after your snorkel or just to cool off. They have a stock of reef shoes, fins and snorkelling gear you can use.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by Roseannefrom New Zealand

Quite yet lovely, clean and friendly.

Posted 04-May-2014
Pros: Location was excellent.
Cons: The $40 transfer is a rip off, I'd get a taxi if I landed during the day.
Location: Plenty of restaurants near by. And the any tours you do you are picked up.
Only 1 room is right on the lagoon, 3 others have a reasonable view, be careful you are not stuck close to the lagoon but located in the middle with no breeze (unit no.3). Also units 7 & 8 are spacious but are basically overlooking a swamp. You want units 2,4,5 & 6.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by Henzfrom Sydney

Great location

Posted 02-Mar-2014 on Hotels.com
Private and peaceful, close to tourist activities