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Columbia Apartments

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Fridge, microwave, stovetop, electric kettle
Desk, WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Columbia Apartments

Entire apartment

Columbia Apartments

2.5 star property
Auckland city centre apartments with kitchenettes

6.4/10 Good

91 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Internet access
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
15 Whitaker Place, Grafton, Auckland, Auckland, 1010

Guests rated this location 6.8/10

Main amenities
  • 20 smoke-free apartments
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Corner/local shop
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Reception hall
Feel at home
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Corner/local shop

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Auckland Central Business District
  • Sky Tower - 10 min drive
  • Auckland Ferry Terminal - 11 min drive
  • Viaduct Harbour - 7 min drive
  • Eden Park - 12 min drive
  • Auckland Zoo - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • Auckland Grafton Station - 21 min walk
  • Auckland Britomart Station - 21 min walk
  • Auckland Mt Eden Station - 21 min walk
  • The Strand Station - 22 min walk
  • Gaunt Street Tram Stop - 27 min walk
  • Daldy Street Tram Stop - 30 min walk


  • Kebab King - 6 min walk
  • Brickhouse Espresso Bar - 3 min walk
  • 37 K Road Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Eight at Cordis, Auckland - 5 min walk
  • Ken Yakitori Bar - 8 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Columbia Apartments

When visiting Auckland, Columbia Apartments is a great choice to consider. Apartments feature bonuses such as fridges and microwaves. Fellow travellers like the central location and overall comfort.


Chinese (Mandarin), English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Safety measures

At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • The shared apartment accommodation is not suitable for guests who are required to quarantine, due to the apartment's communal areas.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Property amenities


  • WiFi available (fee applies)

Parking and transport

  • No on-site parking available


  • Fridge
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Shower
  • Towels provided


  • Laundry facilities
  • Near coin laundry

Work spaces

  • Desk


  • Heating
  • Portable fan


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Lift
  • 10 steps to reach property
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Phone
  • Reception hall
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Corner/local shop

Location highlights

  • In the city centre
  • Near a hospital


  • 20 rooms

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: NZD 200 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in guest rooms for NZD 10 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.0 per cent

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 30 January 2023 to 28 February 2023 (dates subject to change).

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.


<p>This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.</p><p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Also known as

Columbia Apartments Auckland
Columbia Apartments Apartment
Columbia Apartments Apartment Auckland

Frequently asked questions

Is Columbia Apartments currently open?
This property is closed from 30 January 2023 to 28 February 2023 (dates subject to change).
Does Columbia Apartments offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Columbia Apartments does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Columbia Apartments?
This property confirms that guests must provide documentation related to COVID-19 at check-in and disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Columbia Apartments?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Columbia Apartments?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Columbia Apartments.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Columbia Apartments?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Does Columbia Apartments have a kitchen or kitchenette?
Yes, there is a kitchenette, which also includes a stovetop, a fridge and a microwave.
What's the area around Columbia Apartments like?
Columbia Apartments is in Auckland Central Business District, a short 1-minute walk from University of Auckland and 7 minutes' walk from Queen Street Shopping District. Travellers recommend the apartment for its central location.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


8/10 Very good

Exactly what I booked, 2 bedrooms to sleep in and simple bathroom.
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

Needs refurbishing and doesn’t look like what is in the photo’s. It smells like curry in the hallways. My knife broke on me (utensil) and no even milk provided. The employees are nice though.
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

nice staff, flexible, helpful. excellent location near grocery shops and public transport
Sudhir, 2-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Helpful friendly staff. Good location near groceries cheap food esp nearby kebab ,burger and pizza shop. Self contained 3 room Units have kettle fridge microwave and one can cook.
Sudhir, 1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Have stayed here many times including before 2020 Covid. Very good convenient location near public transport and shops. Nice, friendly staff especially manager Steven Zhang. Very Good pricing, nice rooms,good facilities with kettle, microwave, fridge, and cooking utensils within the 3 room unit. Some rooms have fans. Please put fans in all rooms as it is getting hotter towards summer. Only one issue is pity that there is only 1 lift for a 20 floor building. it can take some time to go to your room or come down to reception as it can get very busy. Apart from that this is a very nice place to stay and would definitely stay here again in the future
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

The saying you get what you pay for can only be stretched so far. The price was ok, the location was great, but the state of the property was mind blowing. I'm not sure how H&S hasn't shut this place down. bones left on multiple levels of the staircase, fire hose fittings used as ash trays and vomit on the staircase wall that had dripped down 3-4 levels. There is a smell of cigarettes throughout the building but is stronger at different levels. The front desk attendant was polite enough, but did not really care about the issues I pointed out that could be easily fixed. The room was fine for a night or 2 but feel that a minimal effort on cleaning could make a difference.
Rowan, 2-night business trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Nice place . However only 1 lift for a 20 storey building and in peak hours takes long time for lift to reach your floor as mine was 19th floor. Ideally another lift is needed.
Sudhir, 1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Kirsty, 2-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Thanks to the hosting, good experience.
Ma Rocio, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

was just okay, good for price is what you pay for
Zoe, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review