21 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019
2 guests - 1 room
A coastal city in south-eastern Queensland on the east coast of Australia, Gold Coast is the second most populous city in the state, the sixth largest in the country, and the biggest non-capital city and cross-state metropolitan area in the whole of Australia. It is located at an approximate distance of 42 kilometres from the state-capital, Brisbane. Famous amongst tourist for its long stretches of beaches and the ideal weather conditions for surfing, it has quickly gained the reputation of being the surfing capital of Australia and the rest of the region. With its every so sunny subtropical climate, surfing beaches, towering skyline, theme parks, vibrant nightlife, and rainforest hinterland, Gold Coast today is one of Australia's most significant tourism centres along with Uluru (Ayers Rock), Sydney and Melbourne. Gold Coast has also chosen to host the 2018 edition of Commonwealth Games.
Accommodation in Gold Coast
Lured by the city’s glowing sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife, thousands of tourists flock to Gold Coast every year, making its hotel and lodging industry a prosperous and flourishing one. There are all types of different accommodation and lodging options available to all categories of tourists. At present, there are close to 454 renowned hotels, B&Bs and hostels offering their services to customers. A typical itinerary to Gold Coast would generally include trips to beaches, theme parks and shopping. A popular area, close to the city centre, is Surfers Paradise. This locality, in addition to Broadbeach offers a wide variety of decent budget to mid-range options catered to the younger crowd. The city hosts a wide variety of motels, which are located all along the Gold Coast Highway. Most of them can be found in Labrador, Mermaid Beach, Miami, Palm Beach and Tweed Heads. In addition, the adventure-loving tourists can opt to stay at Camping and Caravan grounds that dot the entire city and its suburbs, although many have closed down recently to make way for new development. Apartments can also be rented for short stays. These accommodations are mostly in high- and low-rise buildings and the typical amenities include kitchen, washer and dryer, and separate bedrooms, plus swimming pool, gym and other resort facilities. There many options in the city for travellers with a higher budget that including chains, such as the Mariott, Crowne Plaza, etc. These are mostly located around the the Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach areas.
This information is correct as of January 2016.
I didnt really stay for long because I was dropping my boys off at the airport but if was good
Just a beautiful stunning city on the beach. If you want that beach feel in a great urban city, this is definitely the place.
I've been to Gold Coast back in 2007 Dec. I felt like I was in Miami south beach, same weather, same atmosphere with lots of high rise modern apartments. The beach was decent.
The Gold Coast is downtown high-rises clashing with an almost endless white sand beach. It's a bit soulless.