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Melborne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our stay at Columbia Apartments. As soon as you arrive you feel complete relaxation taking over. Look out the windows and you see the beautiful beach of rainbow Bay and Snapper Rocks or look outpour back windows and view the Tweed River and the Hinterland. The apartments are very clean, beds comfortable and there is an ensuite and second...

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

Dear Manitou70 Many thanks for taking time to share your experience with us and you have made our day with your lovely feedback, so pleasing to hear that you have enjoyed your time here. We look forward to welcoming you back next time. Best Regards Stacey Family

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed at numerous hotels in Rainbow Bay/Coolangatta over the years, we were very surprised by how wonderful our stay was at Columbia. Given the age of the building, we assumed it would be run down, however our room was wonderful. We paid extra to have a superior room and it was certainly worth it. Not only was it clean...

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

Dear louisakoby Many thanks for taking time to share your experience with us. It is so pleasing to read such positive comments. Our aim is to make your holiday experience a memorable one. Was a pleasure having your lovely family stay with us and we hope to see you again soon! Regards Stacey Family

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here many times in the last few years; both solo for business and brought my family back for holidays simply because it is so wonderful. The apartments themselves are not the most modern that you could find, but they are spacious, functional and really comfortable. I love that there is enough space and all the facilities of home...

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

Dear wcavanagh Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with your review, we are so pleased you enjoy your many stays and thank you so much for your lovely comments. Our aim is always to make your holiday experience a memorable one and we are really glad to hear we achieved this. Regards Stacey Family

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service from the Stacey family. We entertained a lot and the two bedroom property was well equipped for 6 people at a sit-down meal and for relaxed socialising. The beds are extremely comfortable.

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

Dear DazzaTravels Many thanks for taking time to share your experience with us. It is so pleasing to read such positive comments. Was a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope to see you again soon Regards Stacey Family

South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely 2 bedroom apartment, gorgeous views from the 6th floor, fantastic kitchen, comfy lounge area, nice balcony with night time ocean breeze.. Lovely and helpful staff met our needs and were quick to sort out a parking (which is fantastically free) issue we had. Walking distance to shops, restaurants, beach, surf club and the pool was warm and inviting too....

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

Dear MamaBammBamm Many thanks for taking time to share your feedback with us and it is pleasing to hear that you have enjoyed your time here at Columbia Apartments. Our aim is to make your holiday experience a memorable one and we hope you return again one day soon. Regards Stacey Family

Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We have been down here a few times and will be back again next year. The refurbished rooms are lovely and the views are amazing. There are whales migrating and we have spotted plenty this week. The kids can play in the park across the road and there is an easy walk down into Cooloongatta.

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

Dear Anita G Thank you for your review. Whale watching is so easy from our balconies. The whales migration has been slow this year...which is good news for us! We look forward to greeting you and your family again in the near future. Regards Stacey Family

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed April 3, 2016

We come back year after year, usually take 3 apartments sometimes more, we have been in many of them including the 3 bedrooms. All have been good and clean, a wonderful place for extended families to catch up. Friendly management with good memories! :) I have failed to find such a great place in the USA (now that some of...

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

Dear Joanna J Thank you so much for the lovely review. Our complex is great for family re-unions. Small enough to find each other and large enough to gather some space. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future! Best Regards Stacey Family

Rochedale, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed February 20, 2016

We were booked into room 11 on the 3rd floor of Columbia after a cancellation. The location is wonderful with the view over Rainbow Bay, and the staff are very friendly and helpful. However paying $1800 for the week we expected a far better finish in our unit. I went to open one of the drawers and it fell apart...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed January 15, 2016

We have stayed at Columbia many times and have never been disappointed regarding our units. The units are very large. It is in a wonderful quiet position right opposite the beach and the views are lovely from the balconies. It is a lovely walk round to Coolangatta and Kirra. In the opposite direction you can walk over the boarder into...

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

Dear ireneannm What a great review. Very detailed and helpful for those unsure about what to expect. Not many know that we are so close to the border of NSW and there are so many wonderful things to explore just a few hundered metres away. Look forward to greeting you again, Regards Stacey Family

Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

I looked through a lot of reviews before I booked, asked a lot of questions and was sent photos of our room. For the price, we could not beat it. We had a couple to choose from - it did not disappoint and I was very happy with our week long stay at Columbia. The apartment was clean and modern...

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

Dear Deb2727 Many thanks for taking time to share your experience with us. It’s always a pleasure to have guests like you stay with us and enjoy what the area has to offer. You have made our day with your lovely feedback! . Looking forward to seeing you back again one day soon Best Regards Stacey Family

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay offers affordable Rainbow Bay Accommodation. Just perfect for long or short stays. Relaxing self-contained apartment accommodation with north facing, spacious balconies that bask in the sun and boast ocean views of pristine beaches all the way up to Surfers Paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay

Address: 190 Marine Pde | Rainbow Bay, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia (Formerly Columbia Beachfront Apartments)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Coolangatta
Price Range: $105 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“We like the morning sun so we prefer the eastern side from the 10th floor upwards.”
 of 5 bubbles Manitou70, 1 week ago | Read review
“Pay extra and ask for a superior room as they are renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles louisakoby, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“I've been in many apartments and they have all been good. I do have a slight preference for east or west over the central apartments.”
 of 5 bubbles wcavanagh, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Higher gives better views, but all levels are nice. I have spent time in 8 different apartments everywhere between levels 3 and 16.”
 of 5 bubbles DazzaTravels, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“I haven't had a bad apartment, they are not all the same.”
 of 5 bubbles JoannaJ857, Apr 3, 2016 | Read review
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