Independent review for Gina's Garden Lodges in Aitutaki Cook Islands

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Owned and operated by traditional leader Queen Manarangi Tutai, Gina's Lodge is set in a private and peaceful tropical garden on the outskirts of a small village. Four spacious, well appointed, self-contained lodges with full cooking facilities, hot water, refrigerator, fans and television. On-site motorcycle and pick-up truck rental.

Recommended For:
  • Couples seeking Quiet Ambience
  • Nature Lovers - Village Life
  • Affordable base for exploring Aitutaki
Quick Facts
  • 4 Units / Garden Location
  • Self Catering - Swimming Pool

Gina's Garden Lodges Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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Sleeps
(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Garden Lodge - Single Person 1 NZ$ 75
Garden Lodge - Double 5 NZ$ 120

Gina's Garden Lodges Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Adjacednt to Village, slightly inland in a private garden setting
  • Getting There:    40 mins flight to Aitutaki then 15 mins by road
  • Unique Qualities:    Very affordable
  • Ideal for:    Budget couples and explorers
  • Hotel Features:    4 Self-catering units, Swimming Pool
  • Dining:   No restaurant on site 
  • Children Policy:    All ages welcome
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Local village life
  • The Beach:    Not on beach
  • The Ocean:   Ten minutes walk to coast
  • Snorkelling:    No
  • Other Activities:    None

Hotel Amenities

The lodge is set inland from the coast in a garden setting with a swimming pool.

Each Lodge is beautifully decorated with locally Tie Dyed curtains and bed spreads, refrigerator, stove tops, toaster, and tea pots. Stocked with available fresh fruit and vegetables. All lodges are fully screened, have fans, full cooking facilities, hot water, refrigerators, and TV's which runs 24 hours a day.

Each Lodge will accommodate 4 Adults, or 3 Adults and two children in a family group of 5. One double bed and one single bed down stairs and two single beds in the loft. The Lodges are serviced daily except Sunday. Gina's is ideal for family groups and all classes of visitors, and is a very comfortable, peaceful and cost effective place to stay in Aitutaki.

Just a 10 minute walk to the Tautu Landing where you can swim, picnic or just relax. Tautu Village and two small shops are within a five minute walk and it's a 10 minute drive to the centre of the main village of Arutanga with its Post Office, bank, harbour, fishing club and market place on-site motorbike and truck rental available for your use.