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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Rochedale, Queensland, Australia
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39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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1 Thank Deb2727
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 More 

Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Columbia Apartments for 12 days and it was absolutely fantastic. Just across the road from the patrolled Rainbow Bay beach was perfect. Restaurants in walking distance, great coffee shop around the corner, what more could you ask for ... We have already rebooked for next year!

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

Dear Katiewell Many thanks for taking time to share your experience with us. It is so pleasing to read such positive comments . We look forward to greeting you and your family next year. Best Regards Stacey Family More 

Far North Queensland
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7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We stayed here for a week in November and given the positive reviews here were most most disappointed in our room. The views from the 14th floor apartment and location to the beach were first class. That was the good part. It was a bit like Fawlty Towers the week we were there. One lift was out the entire time... More 

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

Dear Sleepy668 Thank you for taking the time to publish your review. We appreciate all comments both good and bad as it does help us to improve the service and care we provide to our guests. Firstly, it is rather unfair to compare us to a fictitious sitcom. Besides, we have lasted a lot longer than the series. We have... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Columbia Apartments are right across the road from the beach and within an easy walk of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads restaurants and shops. Great views all the way to Surfers Paradise. Great area for walking, swimming and relaxing. A great location without being in the middle of everything. The Managers are friendly and helpful and knowledgeable. We love staying here.

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3 Thank Kate B
columbiabeachfront, Manager at Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Kate B Thank you for review, it is always appreciated. We our agree, our location is fantastic but it's always nice to have it confirmed by our guests. Thank you as for staying with us. Best Regards Stacey Family More 

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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Great spot to stay in Coolangatta. My wife and our young son stayed here over October. We requested a room with a good ocean view, and recently renovated. They sent us photos back of the apartment we would be staying in. Facilities were great, although no BBQ area was a let down, first time I've come across this in 28... More 

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

Dear Review433 Thank you for your review. Your certainly a veteran of the Gold Cast with 28 years holiday years :-) ) Sorry we couldn't accommodate you with a BBQ area however this is completely in the control of Columbias Owners Corporation. Luckily we do have a few across the road for you to enjoy. We are pleased that you... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We have holidayed at the Columbia 8 times in 10 years. All 3 of our boys now aged 8,6,4 have been there as newborns, toddlers and now super active boys that are confident swimmers! This is the most reasonably priced family holiday you could imagine and we usually stay for 2 weeks. We've definitely found our favourite apartment (not telling!)... More 

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

Dear kelmk2015 Its lovely to hear that your family are creating some great memories here in Rainbow Bay. Getting your groceries delivered & ready is a must with little ones as they have no patience once they see the beach!! Thank you again for posting such a great review and we look forward to seeing you on your next holiday... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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

Dear Clive S Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you in 2016! Best Regards Stacey Family More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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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: $104 - $168 (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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