Top Gold Coast Resorts & Hotels

The Gold Coast is a smorgasbord of accommodation options and choosing where to stay can sometimes seem overwhelming. This list of top 7 Gold Coast hotels, resorts and apartments has been handpicked by our expert consultants for their winning combination of location, quality, facilities and affordability.

Gold Coast Top 7 Hotels & Resorts

Q1 Resort & Spa


The Gold Coast's newest resort and attraction, Q1 Resort & Spa offers 80 levels of luxury modern apartment accommodation. Centrally located in Surfers Paradise, the beachside resort enjoys premier facilities and the attraction of an observation deck offering 360 degree views of the coast.

Seaworld Resort & Water Park


Australia's premier theme park resort, Seaworld Resort & Water Park is ideal for families and is located in Southport, just a short drive from Main Beach. Offering comfortable accommodation and an excellent range of facilities, the resort adjoins the Sea World theme park putting you in the heart of the action.

Diamond Sands Resort

Swimming Pool

Located in the picturesque town of Mermaid Beach, Diamond Sands Resort offers fantastic accommodation right on the Gold Coast Highway. Enjoying an ideal location just minutes from patrolled beaches, restaurants and entertainment precincts, the Diamond Sands Resort offers affordable and comfortable accommodation for all.

Rhapsody Resort

Ocean View Apartment Balcony

Providing the perfect oasis for couples and families, the Rhapsody Resort is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise. Enjoying stylish accommodation complete with kitchen facilities, a swimming pool, rooftop terrace and gymnasium, this resort offers something for everyone.

Oaks Calypso Plaza


Offering self-catering accommodation in the beach side suburb of Coollangatta, the Oaks Calypso Plaza is a fantastic place to stay on your next Gold Coast holiday. Conveniently located near the Gold Coast airport, the Oaks Calypso Plaza is also surrounded by a variety of beaches, shopping and dining options.

Novotel Surfers Paradise

Novotel Surfers Paradise Views

Ideal for a relaxing beachside holiday, Novotel Surfers Paradise offers comfortable and affordable accommodation surrounded by some of the Gold Coast's best shopping, dining, entertainment and attractions. Enjoying direct beach access, the resort is a favourite with families.

Bel Air on Broadbeach


Located in the vibrant suburb of Broadbeach, Bel Air on Broadbeach offers a choice of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments complete with full kitchen and laundry facilities. The perfect place for families, the resort also has multiple swimming pools. a jacuzzi, sauna, BBQ and gym.