The Gold Coast of Australia offers wide, sandy beaches, pristine water, a variety of shopping and amazing dining and nightlife opportunities. Visitors flock from all over Australia and around the world to experience the glitzy, glamorous excitement of this stretch of beach along the Pacific. Due to the area’s popularity, hotel rooms can be pricey, particularly in the high season. Fortunately, there are plenty of bargains to be found for your Gold Coast holidays to ensure that you have plenty of spending money left!
1. Vibe Hotel Gold Coast
This modern, well-appointed hotel is close to all the action in Surfers Paradise without being on top of it, making it easy to get a good night’s sleep. Boasting four stars, the hotel also offers an on-site swimming pool, but the beach is just a couple blocks away.
2. Hotel Grand Chancellor Surfers Paradise
Located directly facing the beach, this hotel is ideal for those looking for a four star experience with a less than four star price tag. The hotel is also close to all that Surfers Paradise has to offer, with a variety of places for shopping, dining, and nightlife within walking distance. All rooms have balconies and feature views of either the beach or the surrounding mountains.
3. Islander Resort Hotel
For basic, clean accommodation at a very basic price, visitors to Surfers Paradise should consider the three star Islander Resort Hotel. The hotel is near the most popular places in Surfers Paradise, from world-class dining and nightlife to beautiful beaches and shopping. For those who aren’t looking for luxury, guests will find that the hotel is a great place to stay with excellent access to all the surrounding area has to offer.
4. Paradise Isles
Visitors to the Gold Coast who are looking for a little more space may want to check out Paradise Isles. Paradise Isles offers basic, nicely appointed one bedroom vacation apartments that are perfect for families. The apartments come equipped with a full kitchen, making it easy to save more money by cooking rather than eating out for every meal. Best of all, Paradise Isles is located within walking distance to the center of Surfers Paradise, without being right in the middle of things. Again, this makes it ideal for families, as it makes all the attractions easy to reach without worrying about being awakened at night by loud partygoers.
5. Australis Sovereign Hotel
The Australis Sovereign Hotel is located just a block away from the beach near a variety of other amenities, including excellent restaurants, shopping, and legendary nightlife. This four star hotel has tastefully decorated, modern rooms, perfect for families, couples, or singles looking for a budget-friendly option that still has plenty of class. An on-site swimming pool, as well as balconies and flat screen televisions in every room give visitors a little bit of added luxury.
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