90.0% Based on 623 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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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. Room service is available and kitchens come with fridges, microwaves and hobs, so in-room dining is easy. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries, while pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a good night's rest. Additionally, WiFi, TVs and coffee/tea makers are available.

The restaurant, Yellow Hibiscus, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The resort's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the kids' swimming pool and pool loungers as well as access to kayaking and scooter/moped rentals. Other amenities include a free manager's reception, WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning free continental breakfast is offered between 8 AM and 10 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Rarotonga 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

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Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Summer fun is a breeze at Palm Grove with activities such as snorkelling and kayaking. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. 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 kid'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
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • 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 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with MP3 docking stations and a safe. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 3.5-star resort has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and a ceiling fan. In-room massages and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM. 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 al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 5 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

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

Airport transport is offered at scheduled time 24 hours a day. 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 are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • 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 are 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.

  • Cash or credit card deposit required

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 15 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 7.50 (one way), (from 1 to 12 years old)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 150 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 150 (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 Hotel Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove Hotel
  • Palm Grove Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove
  • Palm Grove Resort Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove Resort
  • Palm Grove Hotel Vaimaanga
  • Palm Grove 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.