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16564 Travelers rated Gold Coast highly for Beaches and Family-Friendly

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Top Rated Hotels for your Gold Coast Vacation

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Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast
Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast
5.0 out of 5.0 2669 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, QLD
Free Cancellation
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Wanted to see the footy at CBUS and free transport just down road.Staff pleasant great indoorpool close to Broadbeach shops and Casino but at a fraction of the cost! Only downer was rubbish bin not emptied from previous guests!!

Reviewed on May 17, 2016
Situated near the boardwalk, this luxury apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, The Star Gold Coast, and ...
Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise
Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise
4.5 out of 5.0 2807 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Free Cancellation
4.8/5 (5 reviews)

This was the best hotel that we stayed at throughout our honeymoon trip! Thanks to Jamie who checked us in. We told Jamie that we were heading to Fiji after a few nights at the hotel and since she had been there she recommended some activities that we should do in Fiji . Of course she recommended ...

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2015
Situated near the beach, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Surfers Paradise Beach, Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, and Cavill Avenue. Pacific ...
Q1 Resort & Spa
Q1 Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5.0 9 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
4.4/5 (7 reviews)

I liked that this was an apartment style property with a kitchen and washer and dryer. The jacuzzi tub was really nice as well as the enclosed balcony. I wish they provided more things like paper towels, kleenex tissues, and liquid soap to begin with. I think you can get those things but they charge ...

Reviewed on May 30, 2019
Situated on the Strip, this luxury apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Surfers Paradise Beach, Cavill Avenue, and Ripley's Believe It or Not. Timezone ...
The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
5.0 out of 5.0 Casino Drive, Broadbeach Island Gold Coast, Broadbeach, QLD
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (11 reviews)

Was good nice pool free parking really enjoyed it.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2018
Situated by the ocean, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Surfers Paradise Beach. Cavill Avenue and Timezone are also ...
voco Gold Coast (formerly Watermark Hotel & Spa) - An IHG Hotel
voco Gold Coast (formerly Watermark Hotel & Spa) - An IHG Hotel
4.5 out of 5.0 31 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (12 reviews)

The room was pretty small, the bathroom was small too. Not very luxurious but clean and ok I hated paying extra 20 dollars for parking so I suppose not a good start

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2016
Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of SkyPoint Observation Deck and Surfers Paradise Beach. Cavill Avenue ...
Paradise Resort Gold Coast
Paradise Resort Gold Coast
3.5 out of 5.0 122 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
4.0/5 (3 reviews)

We felt the resort more run down than we expected, the room was very musty smelling.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2019
This family-friendly Surfers Paradise resort is located by the ocean, within a 5-minute walk of King Tutts Putt Putt and Adrenalin Park. Slingshot and Budds ...

Things To Do during your Gold Coast Vacation

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Gold Coast Travel Guide

Where is Gold Coast?

You know you want to go there and what you want to do, but do you know precisely where Gold Coast is? Read on to find out.

This destination is approximately 45 miles southeast of Queensland's capital, Brisbane. Gold Coast is also 11 miles southeast of Oxenford.

Like meeting the locals while you're on vacation? This corner of Queensland boasts a population of around 600,000 people.

Places to Visit in Gold Coast

If you're curious about what should be at the top of your itinerary, you really can't go past Sea World. It's such a landmark that you can't possibly leave Gold Coast without taking a peek at it!

Leading things to see in this vicinity include the Star Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise Beach. You should try to leave enough room in your schedule — you won't regret it!

Jump on death-defying rides, play the games and snack on delicious treats at Slingshot. Like some more options? If the weather's not looking great, Timezone is a fantastic attraction for those on vacation with children. But there's more! With an array of celebrity wax statues, Wax Museum is the place to go for fun photo opportunities.

Car Rentals in Gold Coast

Gold Coast is calling, and the best way to see it is with your own ride. Search, compare and reserve car rentals in Gold Coast in a couple of clicks with Orbitz. Ready to hit the road?

Many visitors collect a rental car directly from Coolangatta Airport. Thrifty Car Rental and Firefly are some trusty options here. Alamo Rent A Car and Enterprise are two additional outlets that have a slightly alternative range.

You might like to rent a ride from Europcar at 3031 Surfers Paradise Blv. They are conveniently located right in the city center. Another good option is Alamo Rent A Car at Serviced By Enterprise 32 Trickett Street.

Where to stay in Gold Coast – Hotel Accommodation

Don't waste time and money. Reserve one of 305 hotels in Gold Coast and begin planning all your activities.

The Palazzo Versace and the Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise are some top options for those who'd like to spoil themselves. That said, if you want to save money for amazing Gold Coast activities, try out the Zenith Ocean Front Apartments (20 The Esplanade) or the Broadwater Tourist Park (169 Marine Parade).

Nearest Airports to Gold Coast

Airports can be a bit of a hassle, but the vacation at the end of that lengthy plane ride is always worth it. Brisbane Airport (BNE) is the closest to Gold Coast. It's situated 45 miles to the northwest of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Gold Coast

Travel to Gold Coast for its individual culture and style. That said, you've also got world-famous attractions right next door! Dreamworld entices travelers from all corners of the globe. Norwell, only 17 miles from Gold Coast, is a convenient base when visiting this unmissable attraction.

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