Surfers Paradise is the heart of the Gold Coast, endless activities, nightlife, shopping and that amazing beach front.
Our Top 15 list is probably going to come as a surprise to some, but we have chosen, and ranked, what we believe are the top 15 based on firstly, visitor reviews, then location, then value. There are perhaps some more luxurious hotels which you can find here but these hotels/resorts stood way out, based on their excellent reviews, location and simple value for money.
Hilton Surfers Paradise
Unofficial rating: 5-star hotel
Rising high above Surfers Paradise Beach, offers spacious rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and stunning views. Guests can choose from and 4 swimming pools. Facilities include 2 fully equipped exercise rooms, a 50 m pool, spa, sauna, 2 bars and 2 restaurants. 24-hour room service is available.
Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa Unofficial rating: 5-star hotel
Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, featuring a private saltwater lagoon, sandy beaches and an artificial reef with tropical fish. Guests enjoy panoramic hinterland and river views, 4 on-site dining options, a day spa and a fitness centre.
Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise
Boasting 77 floors and overlooking Surfers Paradise Beach, each apartment offers a private balcony with uninterrupted ocean and hinterland views, free Wi-Fi and a spa bath. It features an outdoor pool, spa pool and fitness centre.
QT Gold Coast Unofficial rating: 5-star hotel
Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise. It features an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, restaurant and bar, plus rooms with stunning ocean views.
Crowne Plaza Gold Tower 5-star hotel
Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
Off the beach between Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach, has spacious rooms with private spa tubs, some of which have ocean views. There are also 2 restaurants and bars.
Mykonos Apartments Unofficial rating: 3.5-star
Located on the beachfront, boasting a balcony with sea views. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and BBQ facilities. Guests here constantly give great reviews for the beachfront location and freindly staff.
Narrowneck Court Holiday Apartments 3.5-star
Located across from Main Beach. It offers self-contained accommodations with private balconies and magnificent ocean views. Another place that recieves 10/10 scores on reviews by past visitors, most liking the amazing views and location.
Berkeley on the Beach 4-star
A 3 minute walk from Cavill Mall where a large variety of shops, cafe and restaurants can be found. It offers accommodation with a private balcony and stunning beach and sea views. Guests enjoy a heated swimming pool, an indoor spa, a sauna and half-size tennis court. All apartments include limited free WiFi.
Located directly opposite Surfers Paradise Beach. It feature self-contained accommodation with a private balcony. Guests have access to 2 swimming pools, a tennis court and a hot tub.
Dorchester On The Beach 4.5-star
Located alongside Surfers Paradise Beach. It features large one and three bedroom apartments with a private balcony offering lovely ocean views. Also offers 3 Bedroom Penthouse with ocean views.
Artique Surfers Paradise Unofficial rating: 4.5-star
Centrally located in Surfers Paradise, just a short walk from the beach, the Artique Resort offers a range of apartments. Each apartment features bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, a separate living/dining area and a well-equipped kitchen with a range of modern appliances.
Zenith Ocean Front Apartments Unofficial rating: 3.5-star
Located across the road from the world-famous Surfers Paradise Beach. It features fully self-contained holiday apartments in the heart of Surfers Paradise. Each apartment includes cable TV and a large balcony with beach and ocean views.
Mantra Sun City Unofficial rating: 4.5-star hotel
You can have a massage in the wellness centre, a workout in the fitness centre or play a game of tennis on the hotel tennis courts. Mantra Sun City offers modern, air-conditioned apartments equipped with a TV, refrigerator and private bathrooms. Most have a balcony, a seating area and a fully equipped kitchen.
Rhapsody Resort Unofficial rating: 4.5-star
All apartments boast a balcony with sea views, and the studios feature mountain or city views. All accommodation is air-conditioned and features a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, flat-screen TV, dining area and a bathroom. The beachfront resort offers facilities inlcude outdoor pool, fitness centre and sauna.
Genesis Apartments Unofficial rating: 4-star
Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, boasts self-contained accommodation with a large private balcony. Many apartments also have beach views. There is free underground parking, 2 outdoor swimming pools, sauna facilities and a half-sized tennis court.