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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...

Thank tintin y
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...

Thank toni3279
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...

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...

Thank Backpacker1091
Clive, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Staff weren't overly friendly but they weren't rude so no problems at checkout. I stayed in a room with a double bed in the 3 room shared apartment. When I walked into the apartment there was a woman in the kitchen, it felt like I was walking into someone else's house as there were shoes and things in every corner...

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Kopervik, Norway
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Good things with Columbia is the location, the price and the possibility to cook your own meals. The rooms are basic, but clean. Its a 140 cm bed, small desk and a closet. The appartments are paired, so when you first get in its a shared narrow hall with a kichenette and a bathroom that you share with the other...

1Thank kjetilandmaria E
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I stayed here a couple of weeks ago when I went to the Rolling Stones Concert, I read some of the reviews of this place and I was a bit worried but after I stayed there I can honestly say that it wasn't as bad as some of the reviews said. I found it very comfortable, and good value for...

2Thank Brett H
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...

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...

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...

6Thank alex4eva9

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

Additional Information about Columbia Apartments

Address: Columbia Apartments 15 Whitaker Place, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Wheelchair access
Price Range: $52 - $139 (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
Columbia Serviced Apartments Auckland
Columbia Apartments Auckland, New Zealand
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“I was on a low floor- a top floor should offer good views of Auckland.”
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”
Backpacker1091, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Just don't do it.”
ELek2014, 17 Jan 2014 | Read review
“just give up on this option”
JohnN889, 3 Nov 2011 | Read review
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