Surfers Paradise accommodation puts you right in the heart of one of Australia’s most exciting holiday destinations. Whether you want to go all-out with a luxury suite in one of the fanciest hotels on the strip, or settle in for an extended stay in a comfortable and family-friendly self-contained apartment, you’ll find plenty of options in this, the party hub of the Gold Coast.
Check out our guide to Surfers Paradise accommodation, below.
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Choose your style of Surfers Paradise hotel
One soaring beachfront hotel after another characterises Surfers Paradise accommodation, with a variety of hotels and resorts in between. The big appeal of the 5-star hotels is not just the sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and the luxurious suites and rooms, but the close proximity to the beach (and nightlife). Surfers Paradise is also hugely popular with families, and this bustling patch of the Gold Coast is brimming with self-contained holiday units and serviced apartments. This style of accommodation gives you the chance to enjoy a quality, family beach holiday without the added costs that come with 24-hour reception or room service.
Where to stay at Surfers Paradise
Cavill Avenue is the spiritual heart of Surfers Paradise due to its abundance of bars, restaurants, clubs and shopping. If you want to be in the thick of the action, there are plenty of nearby hotels to choose from. Refreshingly, staying right on the beachfront is not limited to the 5-star hotels, with some 3- and 4-star hotels in Surfers Paradise occupying this prime position. If 5-star is your thing, seek out the luxury hotels which are dotted throughout Surfers, with Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort at the northern end and Q1 Resort & Spa about four blocks south of Cavill Avenue.
Best time to stay at Surfers Paradise
Pretty much any time is a great time to stay at Surfers Paradise, except during Schoolies Week – unless, of course, you’re a Schoolie. When the school year ends in late November, a week-long party at Surfers Paradise is still seems to be a rite of passage, although school leavers are increasingly choosing to party elsewhere. In terms of weather, Surfers Paradise enjoys around 300 sunny days a year, with mild winters and hot summers. And so many theme parks and entertainment options nearby, even if it does rain, you certainly won’t be bored.
Getting around Surfers Paradise
Spanning a relatively compact area, Surfers Paradise is easy to get around on foot. If you’re travelling from one end to the other, taking the bus is an easy option, and you’ll need the ‘go explore Gold Coast’ card for Translink’s Surfside Buslines. G:link is the Gold Coast’s light rail service, or tram, which runs through Surfers Paradise, and taxis are always an easy option as well.
Alpha Sovereign Hotel
Alpha Sovereign provides the perfect place to simply arrive, relax and unwind in a resort environment, whilst enjoying the excitement of the Gold Coast at your doorstep. - Alpha Sovereign is located minutes away from the beach and the buzzing town centre. For the outdoor and golf enthusiasts, the...
Travel Dates: Selected travel dates 1 February - 31 March 2019
Gold Coast Adventure
QT Gold Coast. Setting a new standard of designer accommodation, QT Gold Coast is deliberately intended to inspire conversation and arrest the senses. This vibrant beachside hotel boasts a fun and quirky design and unique food and drink experiences, including Stingray Lounge, lobby cafe FIXX, Yam...
Travel Dates: Selected travel dates 1 November - 22 December 2017, 22 January - 22 March 2018.
voco Gold Coast
A location like no other, with the G:link light rail delivering you right to the door, voco Hotel & Spa Gold Coast is connected to all the delights of the Gold Coast. Adjacent to SkyPoint Observation Deck, a short stroll from magnificent beaches and moments from shopping, dining and entertainment...
Travel Dates: Selected travel dates 8 - 24 December 2018, 9 - 31 January 2019
Mantra on View Hotel, Family
Mantra on View Hotel is definitely the right place to stay if you're planning on visiting Surfers Paradise for business or a spot of fun. You're close to everything and in Mantra's usual friendly and welcoming style, you will have everything you need. There's the outdoor resort-style pool as well...
Travel Dates: Selected travel dates 11 - 31 January 2019
Novotel Surfers Paradise
Located in the heart of the Gold Coast, only 150 metre walk to the beach, the Novotel Surfers Paradise accommodation rooms all feature a private balcony with either spectacular ocean or city views. The hotel offers an extensive range of leisure facilities for guest's enjoyment. Relax by the swimm...
Travel Dates: Selected travel dates 7 January - 31 March 2019
Paradise Resort Gold Coast, Family
Paradise Resort Gold Coast is located in Surfers Paradise only 300 metres to the surf beach. This resort boasts a Waterpark, Kids Club and Ice Skating Rink. Located 22.5 kms from Gold Coast airport, 1 kilometre to Cavill Avenue, 300 metres to the beach, 5 kilometres to Pacific Fair shopping centr...
Travel Dates: Selected travel dates 6 - 31 January 2019
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