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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 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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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

Far North Queensland
Reviewed 31 December 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...

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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...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 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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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

Reviewed 29 October 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...

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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...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 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!)...

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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...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 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

Lisarow, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2015

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....

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

Dear EllieK84 Such a lovely review from a Rainbow Bay regular! We love reviews like yours as it is gives many great reasons for people to choose our beautiful location. Hope to see you soon Best Regards Stacey Family

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 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...

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

Dear snchlsn Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We do like to make sure the kids are well catered for. We do hope to see your family again in the near future Best Regards Stacey Family

gold coast australia
Reviewed 18 February 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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columbiabeachfront, Manager at Columbia Apartments on Rainbow Bay, responded to this review

Dear Vicky_s102 Thank you for posting your review. We do hope to see you in the near future. Best Regards Stacey Family

Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 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...

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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

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • 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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  • 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)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Coolangatta
Price Range: $149 - $266 (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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“We like the morning sun so we prefer the eastern side from the 10th floor upwards.”
 of 5 bubbles Manitou70, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay extra and ask for a superior room as they are renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles louisakoby, 21 Nov 2016 | 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, 21 Nov 2016 | 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, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I haven't had a bad apartment, they are not all the same.”
 of 5 bubbles JoannaJ857, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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