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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 November 2014

In addition to all others bad comments, it is impossible to get your deposit back. Deposit was $800 for single and minus $80 for fake cleaning excuse. Remaining is $720. Their term said this will be done 5 days after exiting the contract. Okay, but this is my third week and I still have not got my deposit back. The...

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1Thank JusticePrevail
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2014

The pictures used to advertise the rooms are misleading and at best criminal. The rooms are poorly kept and very dirty. Saying that living conditions are unsanitary and disgusting is putting it mildly. To make things worse, the Columbia management is made up of a bunch of Chinese thugs who take pride in being rude and money minded. Avoid this...

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10Thank ELek2014
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Yes, it looks wonderful on the internet, the photos are lovely and it is very cheap! It looks clean and is in central Auckland, near the university and shops. My room was small, no curtains with university students watching me as I dressed. It was cold as the heater didn't work, it was VERY dirty and the sheets had not...

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5Thank alex4eva9
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Stayed there around month back, room was nice and tidy and staff was friendly. Location was very good, only take 10 mins walk to the City. Really, for 45 dollars a night, you get a double bed in lockable room. You get what you pay for. internet was very fast too. Will stay there again.

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Thank theboy S
auckland
Reviewed 28 November 2012

I hired the apartments by internet. I sold as a residence clean and comfortable but is a place not recommended. It is a very dirty and smells really bad. I bought two air fresheners and not with them could disguise the odor. An horrible experience. If in doubt hiring and on time, do not do it or regret it! On...

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8Thank skansen s
New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2012

We weren't expecting much but it was fine for what we wanted, which was basically a cheap bed for the night, not a luxury hotel. We weren't told that you have to swipe your keycard in the elevator so when we went to join friends on another floor, the lift just keep going up and down, missing our stop because...

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2Thank mkmtkrz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 November 2011

the hotel experience is terribly horrible, the stuffs will sneak into your room will your away and steal your stuff, the reception manager with poor English always protect their stuff no matter whatever they do

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7Thank John N
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 August 2011

The apartment is in poor condition as if the management team is not taking good care of the units. The bathroom is in very bad condition, there's a wood plank attached down the sink which isn't good idea because it gets damp every time one is using the sink. Worst thing is if you forget your keys or left in...

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1Thank Farzana A
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 December 2010

started off terrible from the moment we entered the door, no one on reception and no buzzer to call, after about 5 mins someone turned up, could barely speak a word of english and then while we were filling out forms he buggered off for 10mins with no explaination of where he was going or when he would be back,...

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5Thank boru_nz
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 December 2010

We had seen the other reviews on here before we booked... but we decided to take a chance at it was so cheap and the were very few hotels available for Auckland the weekend we wanted to go. We were prepared for the worst... and I think we pretty much got it. The room was small and dark, and hadn't...

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Amenities

About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public 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: RM149 - RM252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Columbia Serviced Apartments Hotel Auckland Central
Columbia Serviced Apartments Auckland
Columbia Apartments Auckland, New Zealand
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“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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