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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff were very responive to any problems we had,everyone from reception to cleaners always went out of there way & did that extra mile for us.well done guys,thanks for a great service. Rooms were clean &tide.just need a t.v ,radio& a fan in the rooms.Clarence & family.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

After staying at this place for almost a month, I can say don't bother!. Staff are Asian and only one nice the receptionist!. The rest are horrible and stuck up even after paying good money!. Also, there where wonderful cleaners from the start. Towards my end of my stay in a 2bedroom apt, the cleaning staff where changed to Indians!....

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Thank Riviru
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a two bedroom apartment for us and our teenagers but we were not aware of how terrible it will be. Even my student room 25 years ago was not so ugly, smelly, depressing and looking unsafe. We dropped our luggage and went for a walk, then decided to book some place else. When I went back to drop...

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Thank frenchievirginie2017
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is dire. In fairness, we chose to stay here because it was cheap - but as soon as we arrived we wished we'd just paid a little bit more for a proper hotel or hostel. The whole place smells, fire doors are propped open, rooms are small and grubby, lacking even basics like a mirror or a TV,...

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Thank Matt S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad value for the price. Some nice touches like complimentary towels, soaps tea and coffee, and the rooms were clean. Strong smell of Asian style cooking throughout lobby, probably due to the attached restaurant. No TV or even a just a radio, not that we minded as that's not what we're here for. Bring your own tin opener. Security...

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Thank Damon W
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a nice basic option for somewhere cheap to stay. Primarily student accommodation as it is only meters away from the Uni. The walk in to the CBD takes about five minutes (and provides a great workout with the hills!) Staff aren't very helpful overall it the place is clean and convenient.

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Thank Elle H
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for something cheap in Auckland it's fine. Beds quite firm and old decor but only 10 minute walk to Aotea Sq (central) and 30 minute walk to Wynyard Quarter for good restaurants. Washing facilities good but need own detergent. This is student accommodation with the majority of the intake from the Asian community so most signs are...

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Thank Doug C
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I firstly called the employee on the phone and asked him if any studio apartments were available and he said they were booked out. I called again not too long later, after looking at online bookings saying there were still some available and he changed hist story and said there was one still available. I booked a double bed studio...

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Thank Intoo A
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We stayed for two nights; we booked a private room in a two bedroom apartment when we arrived we were told the another room was under construction, so we had the whole apartment to ourselves for no extra cost. The WiFi is good but not free the staff are very very helpful and friendly. Great restaurant and a shop nearby

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Terrible service and there is four or five guys sitting and chatting and talking about video game etc... no good at all cuz the price is cheap so but I could book another cheapest hotel near them. If you really don't care about service then go ahead guys!! But I do stay n go to check any places with the...

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Additional Information about Empire Apartments

Address: Empire Apartments 21 Whitaker Place, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: RM188 - RM417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“Top rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles cdass742, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There isn't one - don't be fooled by the photos. Short stays might be different, but long-term stays - just don't do it”
 of 5 bubbles 2xs, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room as high up as possible to avoid music/talking at 2 am”
 of 5 bubbles Andrew_888_K, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Pay a little more and stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles Matt1234133, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you have to stay, the further up, the better.”
 of 5 bubbles FromEtoA, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
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