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The Gold Coast is the biggest tourist hot spot in Queensland, and for good reason. The long white beaches, excellent shopping, dining and entertainment all contribute to making the Gold Coast the top place to go on holiday if you live in Australia or travelling from overseas.
From backpacker hostels to 5 star luxury resorts; there's a wide variety of accommodation that suit all budgets and tastes, with the majority situated close to the coast and beaches. These beautiful stretches of gold have made beachside suburbs, including Surfers Paradise, Main Beach and Broadbeach the most popular places to stay at on the Gold Coast.
For more information on each of these destinations and to help make your decision of where to stay on the Coast a little easier, browse through the pages below.
Gold Coast Accommodation by Suburb:
The original & still the best. Surfers Paradise is home to iconic accommodation Q1, the brand new Hilton Hotel, Marriott Resort & Spa and more apartment buildings and accommodation providers than any other city on the Gold Coast.
With this much choice you're bound to find a place in Surfers to suit your holiday needs.
The boutique hub of Gold Coast glamour, Main Beach has five star accommodation galore, all within close proximity to the Marina Mirage premier shopping and dining precinct, Sea World, and luxurious restaurants & boutiques on Teddar Avenue.
Restaurant capital of the Gold Coast, Broadbeach has a wide range of beachfront accommodation and some of the newest, coolest high-rise buildings including Peppers Broadbeach, The Wave and the Sofitel. There are also plenty of cheaper low-rise apartments a few blocks back from the ocean. Wherever you choose to stay you'll be walking distance from great bars and restaurants.
A paradise for surfers and families, Burleigh Heads has one of the most amazing national parks and beaches in the country right on the headland, enjoy brilliant bushwalks and lots of holiday bargains, not to mention some great exclusive restaurants and fun cafes.
Burleigh is where you will find some of the best fish'n'chips on the Gold Coast!
World Heritage-listed mountain rainforests less than an hours drive from the beach. Marvel at ancient forests, magnificent views and waterfalls, and play in the clouds in what they call 'the green behind the gold'.
With an array of country accommodation options, from bed and breakfasts and villas to tree houses and castles, you'll forget the busy city and ocean is only a short drive away.
When you’ve just come off a long flight the last thing you want to hassle yourself with is a long hotel transfer. Fortunately there is a great deal of airport accommodation only a short drive away from the Gold Coast Airport.
Coolangatta is also known for it's great surf, excellent dining and shopping, as well as some of the Gold Coast's biggest events including Cooly Rocks On and the Quicksilver Pro.
Gold Coast Schoolies Accommodation
The Gold Coast, especially Surfers Paradise, are prime destinations for school leavers for the annual Schoolies celebrations each November. Book online directly through Book Schoolies for the best deals.
Search over 400 apartments, hotels, and resorts right up and down the entire length and breadth of the Gold Coast, book online now and find unbeatable prices - whether you want a five star room with air con and a butler or a bunk in a hostel.
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Other Useful Gold Coast Accommodation Information
- Use our Gold Coast maps to work out exactly where you want to stay
- Visit the Gold Coast Tourism Bureau for the official stuff
- See the Gold Coast accommodation facts and stats at the Tourism Queensland website
- Visit the Gold Coast Tourism branch of the Gold Coast City Council for the lowdown on their strategies