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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 December 2015

you can stay in this apartment if you are brave enough and willing to take some difficult in many ways. the reception is ungrateful, the room is old and dirty even they said they cleaning the room, though, these are just a few example so if you thinking about living here or spend your day n night here I wish...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 17 October 2015

When I first read the reviews for the Empire it worried me a lot, but I decided to give it the benefit of the doubt. Boy, was this a bad decision. The only good things about the empire are outside of the Empire: the location and the view. But theres other accommodations that are the same price or cheaper very...

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2Thank ka1232015
Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

It wasnt that bad. Just looks different on the photos. Well, actually, the beds are really hard, the staff not very helpful. I considered changing hotel but couldnt find anything in the area. Its just ok for one maybe two days.

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Thank OleChristian123
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Great central location, close to most bars and pubs and decent value for money. Could do with more blankets and could do with having some utensils for communal use in the apartment but other than that it was cheap and cheerful. Parking is terrible, there is very limited space and it s all pay parking so you have to be...

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Thank Jade N
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

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...

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7Thank AndreaMornati95
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

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...

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1Thank funchick37
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 May 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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3Thank DuncanBurgess
Ghaziabad, India
Reviewed 21 February 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...

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1Thank AbhinavManomav
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 February 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...

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4Thank kiwigaltraveller
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

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...

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Address: Empire Apartments 21 Whitaker Place, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $61 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“There isn't one - don't be fooled by the photos. Short stays might be different, but long-term stays - just don't do it”
 of 5 bubbles 2xs, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room as high up as possible to avoid music/talking at 2 am”
 of 5 bubbles Andrew_888_K, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Pay a little more and stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles Matt1234133, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you have to stay, the further up, the better.”
 of 5 bubbles FromEtoA, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Just don't stay here full stop!”
 of 5 bubbles kiwigaltraveller, 1 Feb 2015 | Read review
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