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Southern Cross Serviced Apartments

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know which apartments are featured here or on the facility's website, but they're nothing like the tacky, dirty, poorly maintained third-world rooms we encountered at the Southern Cross. The manager is kind and tried moving us twice to stem my intense allergies to the filth, but each apartment was worse than the last. Simple things to clean, like...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Excellent location, it's a shame the walls and windows, even on the 7th floor, are thin enough to hear even the slightest noise at street level. Garbage truck start to arrive around 6am without fail. It was almost impossible to sleep without ear plugs. Desk staff are super friendly.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I checked in on a Saturday and the lady working was extremely lovely. I was able to check in two hours earlier which worked out perfectly. Room size was fine (I was alone) so it didn't bother me much. Shower is in an awkward spot but it was clean & had good pressure. The blinds definitely needed a good clean...

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stayed here recently. Checkin was quick and efficient. Ladies in reception were very friendly. Room 510. Room was comfortable. Access in and out of shower was difficult in small space. A bit of mould on shower wall. Great water pressure in shower. The vent in the window rattled throughout the night. Walls in apartment need a wipe over, also the...

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The rooms are not huge but for 2 of us there was ample room, double bed should be a queen but it was fresh sheets & firm, bathroom has all necessities & not being too big not lot to mess, kitchenette has all 2 people need. It you like to open windows then this could be a problem.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My girl friend and I booked this apartment which was advertised as 1:5 bed serviced apartment. And technically, it is. One double bed shoved against the wall to create space, and one single bed in the other tiny room. The Tv is the size of a small pc monitor, the couch can barely fit two people..... just. No dishwasher or...

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RP
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We wanted a reasonably-priced and easily accessible place to stay in during our one-week visit to Wellington. It also had to be within walking distance to our daughter's apartment and to other tourist attractions. Southern Cross Serviced Apartments more than met all our requirements. We had a delightful and very comfortable stay and would definitely book here the next time...

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sxapts, Front Office Manager at Southern Cross Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are happy to hear that you were pleased with your room and our location. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Wellington.

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Stayed for 3 nights as tourists in Wellington. The apartment was adequate and achieved what we wanted, albeit somewhat impersonal (I did feel a bit like a student dorm style). We arrived late and the key was in the box as instructed so that was easy. I'd read a few reviews commenting on the noise from the bar below at...

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Wele-Nzas Province, Equatorial Guinea
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Rooms clean and everything you need for short stay. Rooms freshly painted but as expected an old building a few blocks from te papa but short walk to Cuba mall. We were on 5 th floor and end of long corridor and the gap under entry door allowed other rooms cooking smells into our room which wasn't so good. Greeted...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Great location , close to many eating places in Vibrant Cuba St . Very close to basin reserve & War Memorial , good for short or long term stays . Has all you need for a stay , pretty clean ,can be a bit noisy at times Try to stay away from the east side

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the southern fringe (Cuba Quarter) of the central city. Easy walking distance to the CBD, Courtenay Place, Te Papa, Lambton Quay and the waterfront (all within 2km). Studio, Twin studios or 2 bedroom apartments all apartments self-contained with kitchenette, ensuite, Sky TV, local phone, WiFi internet (fees apply) and security card access. Adjacent to restaurant and bar with plenty of cafes to choose from. Weekly rates available. All major credit cards accepted and EFTPOS. Came and enjoy all of the sites Wellington has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Cross Serviced Apartments

Address: Southern Cross Apartments 35 Abel Smith Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $99 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Southern Cross Serviced Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 110
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“The side facing Cuba Street is loud and smoke-filled from restaurants and balcony smoking. The other side is moldy from the bay.”
  • This is the worn carpet leading to the bathroom
  • Kitchen filters are usually white if theyr'e changed. Ours was absolutely greasy, smelly.
  • This is the ONLY baking pan provided. Yes, that's grease and rust!
  • All linoleum and rug corners were caked with filth, as well as the outside of the fridge.
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  • Worn, smelly carpet throughout
  • black mold around the drain - easily cleaned with bleech if they bothered
SFTheaterDistrict, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Good view facing museum”
Judith777, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“North facing gets all day sun & popular resaurant/bar below”
Bombaydevil, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room (on the 5th floor) faced Cuba St. but the 'party noise' (usually on Fridays only) did not bother us.”
lmrey, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“stay on the side away from the main street if possible”
PUKEROOSTER, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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