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Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay

190 Marine Parade | Rainbow Bay, Coolangatta, Queensland 4225, Australia (Formerly Columbia Beachfront Apartments)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have spent the last 6 Easters in unit 37 on level 12 and the view never ceases to amaze me. This is a well run holiday complex with everything in easy reach. Park the car and just relax. I can't wait till next Easter.

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Lisarow, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to Rainbow Bay for family holidays since I was 6 months old. My father's first trip to Rainbow Bay was at three years of age, so you could say that this place is like a second home. We have stayed at a variety of apartments along the Rainbow Bay strip but keep coming back to Columbia.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have just returned from 9 amazing nights at Columbia Apartments. The location is so convenient - you can walk to everything you need. A fantastic safe beach for the whole family just across the road and the world famous Snapper Rocks surf break at your doorstep. The Stacey family are so helpful with all our requests - from finding... More 

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gold coast australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Wonderful views from all apartments especially above level 10 where you are clear of the trees. We were there at whale season which was wonderful to watch them even from our bedroom. Easy walking to shops and restaurants. Surf club across the road is very handy for meals and afternoon drinks on the balcony.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My Husband and I had the pleasure of staying at the Columbia Apartments in Novermber. The Stacey Family helped make our stay more relaxing by being so approachable and forthcoming with any enquiry we had; in particular the local restaurants. The apartments were extremely clean and well equipped. Would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Columbia Apartments and Rainbow Bay... More 

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columbiabeachfront, Manager at Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay, responded to this review

Thank you ScottnDianne C , we do appreciate you taking the time to write such a lovely review. All of the staff here at Columbia work very hard to ensure our guests have a great stay. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Stacey Family More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We have been staying at Columbia Apartments every year for 11 years now. A fabulous spot. Park the car and no need to get in it (unless you want to travel further afield) for the duration of your holiday. Everything is within walking distance - supermarkets, shops, surf clubs, Twin Towns. Ideal spot for families with beach and play area... More 

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columbiabeachfront, Manager at Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay, responded to this review

Dear surfie2015 Thank you for taking the time to post a review, we do appreciate it. We too are loving the new coffee shops and takeaways that have opened here in the last 12 months :-) We look forward to your next visit. Regards Stacey Family More 

sunshine coast
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My family stayed at these great apartments in November. We had 2 apartments for all our family as the 3 bedrooms ones were booked. The location is perfect and the units were very clean. The only thing I would suggest is for a communal barbeque at the apartments. There are some over the road but they were always in use... More 

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columbiabeachfront, Manager at Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay, responded to this review

Dear mickeysunshinecoast Thank you for your review & look forward to seeing you again on your next visit Regards Stacey Family More 

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My family & I love staying at Columbia Apartments. They are straight across the road from a beautiful beach and are very spacious inside. The apartment managers are wonderful (probably the best I have every come across) they always go out of there way to look after you. I thoroughly recommend these apartments to everyone, especially for families with children... More 

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columbiabeachfront, Manager at Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay, responded to this review

Dear 64Travelbug We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay at Columbia. We do get some great feed back about our pool. All the staff, from our team of tireless housekeepers, maintenance and managers work very hard to ensure our guests have an enjoyable stay. Look forward to seeing you again Best Regards Stacey Family More 

Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My family has been staying here for over 20 years, my parents, brother's family and mine. We love Rainbow Beach, so safe and quiet. Columbia Apartments have never disappointed us. We always ask for photos of the apartment to be emailed to us because they are all decorated differently. Some are deluxe and others standard. The pricing is very reasonable... More 

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columbiabeachfront, Manager at Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Lisa1962 Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very pleased you returned to us and enjoyed your stay. We are happy you had the opportunity to take advantage of the facilities and also all that Rainbow Bay and Coolangatta have to offer. We do love our beaches here at Rainbow Bay Thank you again... More 

Maclean
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Have been here a number of times now, and cannot find a thing to complain about (which is amazing for a Virgo). Location sensational, prices are great and the management are friendly & most accommodating. Nothing elso to say, but keep up the good work. We will certainly be back!

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columbiabeachfront, Manager at Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Fishpig Thanks for your review. We are very pleased you all had a great holiday. We look forward to seeing you again on your return trip Regards Stacey Family More 

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