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4.7 out of 5

" lovely sound of the surf at night, no traffic noise from the main road " More

By Glen-Marie, from New Zealand - Wellington on Tue 27 Aug 2013

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Hotel Description

At Aroa Kainga Bungalows you'll be within a short 5-minute stroll of Aroa Beach and Te Rua Manga (The Needle). Highlights at this beach guest house include free self parking, and in-room kitchens and patios.

All 3 rooms feature TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy dining areas, sitting areas, and private yards. Kitchens come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. WiFi, DVD players, and coffee/tea makers are also available. Housekeeping is available on request.

This smoke-free guest house offers a library, a terrace, and a garden. Other amenities include laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 3-star Arorangi guest house, you'll be 9.7 km (6 mi) from Muri Beach.


Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max


Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Aroa Kainga Bungalows ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Aroa Kainga Bungalows

Everyone (2) Couples (4)
5 out of 5
Pros: Short walk to the beach, good snorkeling, operator has great local knowledge
lovely sound of the surf at night, no traffic noise from the main road

Posted by , from New Zealand - Wellington on 27 Aug. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Polite Host and lovely accomodation
Location: Close to everything, Just right
Facilities: Home away from home; Value: Affordable; Service: Professional, Friendly, Courteous; Cleanliness: Spotless, Immaculate;

Posted by , from New Zealand - Northland on 1 Oct. 2012

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Sep. 2012

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4 out of 5
Pros: Close to good beach
Cons: Roosters
Location: Tranquil
Facilities: Above average; Value: Great deal; Service: Friendly; Cleanliness: Spick and span;

Posted by , from New Zealand - Hawkes Bay on 6 Aug. 2012

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5 out of 5
Pros: NIce and quite escape if you want to get away from the crowds. Bargain too!
Cons: No interaction with other people travelling
Location: Close to everything
Facilities: Nice ; Value: Bargain; Service: Go the extra mile; Cleanliness: Lovely; Really great host and advice, so willing to help!

Posted by , from New Zealand - Taranaki on 17 Jul. 2012

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4 out of 5
Pros: Plenty of space for 2, well equipped, comfortable
Cons: No views, mostly enclosed with vegetation.
Location: close to beach
Facilities: Good, helpful and courteous; Value: Reasonable, when compared with others; Service: Professional, Friendly, readily available; Cleanliness: Spick and span, well equipped bungalow; Bungalow was more like a studio with no separate bedroom, but was comfortable and had everything we needed.

Posted by on 29 Mar. 2012

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About the Aroa Kainga Bungalows

Location Onemaru Road, Rarotonga,

Property Features

As a guest of Aroa Kainga Bungalows , you'll find a library, a terrace, and barbecue grills. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Aroa Kainga Bungalows also features a garden, a picnic area, and laundry facilities. Self parking is free. This 3-star Rarotonga guesthouse is smoke free.

  • 3 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)


Free self parking


  • Airport: Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) (10 km / 6.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Aroa Kainga Bungalows offers 3 accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Accommodations at this 3-star guesthouse have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. This Rarotonga guesthouse provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private patio
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Private outdoor space
  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

This property does not have a front desk. Guests arriving after 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • This property welcomes adults only.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


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 rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Caters to adults only


Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 20 per person

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

Hotel Names

  • Aroa Kainga Bungalows Apartment Rarotonga
  • Aroa Kainga Bungalows Apartment
  • Aroa Kainga Bungalows Rarotonga
  • Aroa Kainga Bungalows
  • Aroa Kainga Bungalows
  • Aroa Kainga Bungalows Rarotonga
  • Aroa Kainga Bungalows Guesthouse
  • Aroa Kainga Bungalows Guesthouse Rarotonga

You should know

  • Aroa Kainga Bungalows 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.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.