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4.0 out of 5

"The Aitutaki Escape villas are found in a stunningly beautiful South Pacific island location set among the palms on the edge of the lagoon. It is a co ... " More

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Luxury Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Beachfront

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Luxury Villa, 1 Bedroom, Private Pool, Beachfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Aitutaki awaits you at Aitutaki Escape. You'll be within a 20-minute walk of Maungapu and 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from Aitutaki Golf Club. Highlights at this beachfront property include a private beach, a restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.

TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 3 villas, and you can enjoy private pools, 2 bathrooms, and furnished balconies or patios. Kitchens come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, and room service is also available. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries. Additionally, living rooms, dining areas, and WiFi are available.

Enjoy the pool loungers along with access to kayaking and snorkeling. Other amenities include WiFi in public areas, free use of bicycles, and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 5-star Aitutaki property, you'll be 5.3 km (3.3 mi) from Ootu Beach.

Aitutaki Escape ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Aitutaki Escape

Everyone (1) Couples (1)
5 out of 5

Large spacious private luxury villa on the lagoon

Pros: The villa's privacy, private pool and location. Handy to all island activities if you have own transport. Most will pick you up from the villa if not.
Cons: Not much to improve except the villas are starting to show a little wear and tear in certain areas. Incessant mosquitoes are a pain.
Location: Airport is three minutes away. Shops are three to five minute drive. Lagoon cruises and fishing trips can be booked from your room.
The Aitutaki Escape villas are found in a stunningly beautiful South Pacific island location set among the palms on the edge of the lagoon. It is a couples only luxury retreat. The villas each has its own private coral-walled pool on one side and the Aitutaki lagoon on the other. The wood frame and palm roofed villa has that rustic island charm everyone looks for and, whilst showing a little wear hear and there, is well-maintained and importantly is cleaned and tidied every day (except for Sundays). The villa is very roomy with all the mod-con appliances you will need in a serviced apartment. Thankfully, air-conditioning is available in the lounge and bedroom for those hot days or when you need to retreat from the mosquitoes. Breakfast is served in-room everyday (including Sundays) and is all you'd need to start your day. The Escape operates a small restaurant on-site around the reception but booking well in advance is a must as it can be closed if no bookings are made. The menu served is simply first class. The staff were always incredibly friendly and helpful on everything. On top of the great villa, the best things were the view, the pool, the location and ultimately the privacy - perfect for couples.

Posted by , from Auckland on 22 May 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 May 2018 by Mene

Kia Orana, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to post at review about your stay with us. We at Aitutaki Escape strive to deliver quality customer service, food and facilities for all our guests at all times. We also thank you for your feedback, we really appreciate it as we are always looking for ways to improve our product for all our guests. We are working on the wear and tear areas and will continue to explore alternative methods to minimize mosquitoes on the property. We wish you all the best with your future endeavours and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kia Manuia, Mene

3 out of 5

lacked fresh air flow. Thousands of mosquitoes.

Pros: the staff
Cons: Air flow and mosquito eradication
Because of the mosquito problem we had to keep the doors closed as there were no fly screens on them.

Posted by , from Melbourne on 7 Sep. 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 May 2018 by Mene

Kia Orana, Thank you so much for your review. We really appreciate your feedback as we are always looking to improve for our guests. We have sorted a number of methods to minimize the mosquitoes and will continue do so. Take care and we hope to see you again soon. Kia Manuia, Mene

About the Aitutaki Escape

Location Amuri, Aitutaki,

Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Have fun in the sun at Aitutaki Escape with summer activities like snorkeling and kayaking. There's a restaurant on site. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. This luxury villa also offers an outdoor pool, a garden, and a terrace. This 5-star Aitutaki villa is smoke free.

  • 3 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Aitutaki (AIT) (2.8 km / 1.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle; area shuttle

Room Amenities

Aitutaki Escape offers 3 air-conditioned accommodations with private pools and espresso makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels. Accommodations at this 5-star villa have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

  • Private pool
  • In-room kitchen
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan

Food & Drink

Aitutaki Escape has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport shuttle service is available from 8 AM to 6 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transportation is offered from 8 AM to 6 PM. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 14 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 14 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Aitutaki Escape

Policies

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

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit 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. No onsite parking is available. Parties and events are allowed on site. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.The property is professionally cleaned; 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.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Caters to adults only
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Events/parties allowed
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Minimum guest age is 14
  • Gap period enforced between guests' stays 24 hours

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 10.00 (for 5 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 (for 5 hours, rates may vary)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 250.00 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Aitutaki Escape
  • Aitutaki Escape Villa
  • Escape Aitutaki
  • Aitutaki Escape Hotel Aitutaki
  • Aitutaki Escape Villa
  • Aitutaki Escape Aitutaki
  • Aitutaki Escape Villa Aitutaki

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Aitutaki Escape offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 14 years old aren't allowed.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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