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Coolum Beach, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Auckland was packed on the Saturday that I visited even booking 2 months ago ! The only place that was central was the Columbia Apartments where I stayed 1 night. This is a student/ young backpackers accommodation but happy taking any bookings. I am 66 and rather over sharing a bathroom and sleeping in a tiny room. Congratulations Columbia it...

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Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title photo used as advertisement for Columbia apartments is definitey not the right one. In this case the camera does lie. Small rooms, with plenty hangers for clothes in robe. Sheets and pillows very clean. Tiny, tiny bathroom, towels good. None of photos match up in any way to actual. Men on reception desk very polite but that doesn't...

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Thank gandawadsworth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't get caught with the name "Apartments" and think it is real apartments property. This is a student accommodation, the reception is so dirty that we thought it was a storage. The most dirty and disgusting place have comes across. It's like a refugee place, no TV, no table, 2 dirty chairs, dirty kitchenware and Kitchen is dirty. It is...

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1Thank DavidNBA
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The accommodation is ideal for students, and short-term guests. Some very helpful staff members on board- Mr. Steven Zhang especially. Very safe and secure, and clean as well. On the downside, internet is a bit too expensive.

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1Thank venkvaid
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 June 2016

At the begining you must pay $100 application fees, $800 bond, after the end of the contract you only get $700 back, they take $100 for cleaning fees. I had to clean common areas and threw away 3 bags with rubbish of the past tenants,shower and sink had had mould and housekeeper delayed 3 weeks to clean that. Appartment does...

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Vang Vieng, Laos
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Here is my next installment of my auckland hostel missions. Columbia apartments, wellity well. So I booked on line, as you do. Booked double room with free wi-fi and tv. Arrived at 2pm to check in. Couldnt find my booking. 35 mins later after more or less fobbing me off they found me. Went into room , small and basic...

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1Thank redstar999
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

My partner and i booked this apartment for one night. Regarding price and facilities it was a great deal. Staff is helpful, Mini Market just right next to the building. Good location in the city center, with quiet rooms and good beding. The shower and toliet are nice and clean, They offered guest towels shampoo and soap. Mini size of...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The apartments themselves were small but clean and came as a nice change from hostels as you can have your own privacy & room for a similar price. The shared kitchen was small however and the bathrooms needed more cleaning that they received. The location was good, a little walk from the cbd but close enough. The paid wifi was...

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Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

I read the reviews but booked anyway due to the price. I did begin to worry in the run up to my arrival but it really wasn't that bad. Don't normally have the energy to review places but feel this place has a bad rep My room was clean, bed was comfy and the shower was amazing! (I had been...

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5Thank Beth S
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Overall the standard was fairly low. The bed wasn't even a proper bed it was two bits of furniture with a board on top and then a mattress which was bigger than the board which made lying anywhere near the edge of the bed a hazard for falling off. But as a place to crash after a night on the...

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Amenities

About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet

Additional Information about Columbia Apartments

Address: 15 Whitaker Place, Auckland, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Amenities:
Wheelchair access
Price Range: RM177 - RM454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Columbia Apartments 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Columbia Serviced Apartments Hotel Auckland Central
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Columbia Apartments Auckland, New Zealand
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“I was on a low floor- a top floor should offer good views of Auckland.”
 of 5 bubbles 336RichardB, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask to be on a higher floor if you want a decent view. I was on floor 3 and had a view of A/C pipes”
 of 5 bubbles Backpacker1091, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Just don't do it.”
 of 5 bubbles ELek2014, 17 Jan 2014 | Read review
“just give up on this option”
 of 5 bubbles JohnN889, 3 Nov 2011 | Read review
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