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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Well where do I start... After being a loyal returning customer to blue gum apartments for the past 6 years taking two apartments a visit I've noticed not only the room conditions but the cleanliness factor drop very considerably to the point I feel the need to review to warn people of what they are about to book. After checking...

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1Thank George S
Diamond Beach, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Basically a good sized two bedroom flat with modest furnishings and kitchen equipment. Good sized units with plenty of parking. The outside decks were dirty with accumulated leaves, decks were wet. Near main road, so had some road noise in afternoons and early mornings. Wifi was OK, with sufficient speed. Check in and out was completely without seeing anyone, all...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Booked one of the three bedroom apartments for a business trip. It's location was god with the shopping centre, pub, and restaurants all within walking distance. Property had two bathrooms which was a help, and the kitchen was well equipped, however we spent time killing cockroaches, the smaller german kind. killed 6 during the first night. Reported this and the...

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1Thank redesme
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night and it was too long. The place was filthy! We had to wash 'clean' dishes before we could use them, everything was dirty and sticky, the oven didn't work and the blankets on the beds were so dirty and hairy, and there was dried snot on the bedroom wall....never again.

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1Thank Simmins4
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Stayed here for a few nights with 4 teenagers. Rooms were spacious and plenty of room for the kids to spread out. Shopping centre across the road with supermarkets, take aways and plenty of eateries for dinner with seating inside and outside. Having a full kitchen and laundry available would make it easy for extended stays. Everything booked and paid...

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1Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Very happy with our stay. Apartment was comfortable, clean & spacious. Everything you could want was provided. Close by to plenty of shops & places to eat. 2 adults, 3 children, even a safety gate was provided for the stairs. Would stay again.

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Thank Natasha L
Melbourne
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Upon arrival we had to clean the floor as there were shards of glass, dust, crumbs and hair in the living/dining/kitchen area. The oven was unusable due to how dirty it was. The apartments could do with an upgrade. Also need to focus their attention to things like, ensuring there are working batteries in all remotes, ensuring there is enough...

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1Thank bellina03melbourne
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

I booked this apartment before I read the below reviews & do not understand why they are unfavourable. I'm thinking perhaps people want to keep this little gem to themselves? My 2 bed 2 bathroom apartment (unit 27) was very very large, extremely clean, ample inclusions incl free wifi, DVD, washer, dryer, iron, even had magazines to read. Fresh towels...

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1Thank dbz36
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2016

When we first walked in we did not realise what was waiting for us. The windows (3) had huge thick spiders webs on them (outside) with large amounts of gum leaves stuck in them which were the very first thing that we noticed,some of them covered nearly half of the window. The 2 bedroom windows had no screens on them...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Filthy floor and carpet - don't go barefoot. Mould patches on bathroom and bedroom ceilings. Hair on pillows. Sticky dining table and benches. Broken dining chairs. Sliding door is locked open - had to shove a chair under handle to secure it. These are all problems easily resolved by supervising the cleaners and general maintenance.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Bluegum Apartments

Address: 181 Michael St | Jesmond, Newcastle, New South Wales 2299, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Newcastle
Price Range: RM479 - RM766 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bluegum Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Try to get a room on the lower floors for ease of access We were on second floor - lots of steps !”
 of 5 bubbles Briantravel, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose unit 3 as it is further back off the road”
 of 5 bubbles michellemZ3054TX, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Find a better place. Really.”
 of 5 bubbles disgruntledc2015, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“look elsewhere first”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewKJ, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Don't bother or if you are booking check the unit before you pay your dollars.”
 of 5 bubbles 432kayeh, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
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