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Empire Apartments

21 Whitaker Place, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe few photos explain more than one thousand of words!!! You can say "dirty" in a good review, but I don't know if exist a word to explain that kind of dirty! In one word: unacceptable! DOGS AT THE SHELTER LIVE IN A CLEANER PLACE! It's really unbelievable! Completely a waste of money!!!! DON'T BOOK IN THIS PLACE!!!! Really don't... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this place for 1 night. The shower had great pressure, bed was comfy with clean sheets. The place could do with a lot of work. Looks nice it was nice in a past life. Is noisy but being in central Auck to be expected. No rubbish bins was weird. A mirror in room would be good. I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is the most disgusting place I have ever been. water is leaking, disgusting microwace, broken and dirty fride, fleas, cockroaches, no windows in the lounge, broken stove. In short, nothing is working in this building. And if u go and report to the management they will EVER listen to u forever. DO NOT GO TO THIS PLACE.

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We stayed here for two months with our friends during our internship. It was awesome. They offer kitchen for cooking food and bathroom are fantastic. You cannot miss the Queen Size Beds. Everything was awesome and restaurant at bottom provides you some more option. Walkable distance from Grocery Store. Overall i would recommend it if you are looking for long... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Where do I start! After reading the reviews I'm pretty much repeating what everyone else has to say. When we arrived, the young man behind the reception was unhelpful and confusing, for the duration of our stay all I received was appalling customer service. Also, limited parking, which wasn't stated when I booked. I asked where we could park, his... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Only 1 lift working and it's extremely slow, rooms not cleaned properly or at all - marks on bed linen and walls and surfaces. Extremely noisy. People sit outside the entrance area all night and every night into the morning smoking drinking playing music and talking extremely loudly. This is not just on a weekend. There is no consideration for... More 

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Ceres, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Room was freezing Filthy in room, kitchen and bathroom. Huge pile of rubbish in apartment when arrived Only one towel and wouldn't give us another one. Bed was like a brick. Linen had dirty marks on it. Marks and dirt everywhere. Could here everyone else. Staff were useless and cleaners need to be trained properly. DO NOT STAY THERE!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

i stayed in august, so auckland was very cold. because airconditioner was too weak, the room was too cold.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The place is absolutely suitable for student parties and cheap staying. It is not comfortable for staying there for along time especially with the family. Students are making noise on weekends and have parties all the time. If you have restricted budget and want to stay there, choose only the highest levels, cause they are more quiet.

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Hong Kong, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Extremely tiny room, the double room is hardly big enough for one person. The kitchen seems to belong to a slum with oil stains looking like months old. The wall is paper thin and you can hear your next-next-door neighbor's every move. I sincerely pity those international students who have to stay there. Hard to imagine a decent school like... More 

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