The Top Rated Family Accommodation on the Gold Coast 2017 – Gold Coast Australia

The Top Rated Family Accommodation on the Gold Coast 2017

Fortunately, the Gold Coast has some truly fantastic resorts and holiday apartments well-suited to families large and small. But how to determine which one is right for you? That’s really the tricky part isn’t it. Fear not, today we are going to solve that.

All families are different and have different needs and tastes, some like the inner city buzz, some like to be by the beach, some like to cook their own meals and have laundry access, some like individual rooms and on and on and on. So, we made it easy, here is a mega-list of family-friendly accommodation on the Gold Coast all on one page so you can peruse the listing and find what suits your families style, tastes and budget.

These are ranked based on past visitor review scores.

Beach Park and Perfect

Area: Runaway Bay, Gold Coast
Located 7 km from Sea World, Beach Park and Perfect offers accommodation in Gold Coast. The apartment is 7 km from Australia Fair Shopping Centre. Free private parking is available on site.

Ritz Resort
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Just 75 m from Kurrawa Beach, this resort offers free Wi-Fi, a heated swimming pool and a rooftop terrace with a spa pool. Situated in the heart of Broadbeach, these air-conditioned apartments each boast a balcony and a fully equipped kitchen.

Meriton Serviced Apartments Como Crescent Southport
5-star

Area: Southport, Gold Coast
Featuring picturesque, panoramic views of Gold Coasts’ surf beaches, hinterland and the marina, Meriton Serviced Apartments – Como Crescent Southport is 5 minutes’ walk from Australia Fair Shopping Centre, which offers a range of specialty stores and a cinema. Complimentary WiFi is provided.

Kirra Surf Apartments
4.5 stars

Area: Coolangatta, Gold Coast
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Situated directly on Kirra Beach, these contemporary apartments offer a stylish base with spectacular ocean views and free private parking, just 5 minutes’ drive from Gold Coast Airport.

Albatross North Apartments
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast
Wake up to uninterrupted ocean views from your private balcony, at Albatross North. This absolute beachfront accommodation features an outdoor pool, BBQ facilities and a sun terrace.

Pure Kirra

Area: Coolangatta, Gold Coast
Wake up to stunning beach views from your private balcony when you stay at Pure Kirra. This beachfront property offers an outdoor pool and self-contained 2-bedroom apartments.

Gold Coast Airport Accommodation – La Costa Motel
Unofficial rating: 3.5

Area: Bilinga , Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Situated opposite Gold Coast Airport, this refurbished 1950s motel offers free Wi-Fi, 24-hour check-in and a free airport shuttle. The beautiful Bilinga Beach is only 100 m away.

Meriton Serviced Apartments Broadbeach
4.5 stars

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 6 minutes walk from the beach. Just 5 minutes’ walk from the beach, Meriton Serviced Apartments Broadbeach offers luxurious accommodation. Leisure facilities include an indoor and outdoor pool, a sauna, hot tub and fitness centre. Some suites feature stunning ocean views. Guests enjoy 1 GB of free WiFi per 24 hours. Union Pay is accepted here.

Nirvana By The Sea
4.5 stars

Area: Coolangatta, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Nirvana By The Sea is situated on the white sandy beaches of Kirra Beach, and offers luxurious self-catering apartments with fully equipped kitchens and Pacific Ocean views.

Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise
5-star

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Boasting 77 floors and overlooking Surfers Paradise Beach, each apartment at Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise offers in-room WiFi, a spa bath and a private balcony with uninterrupted ocean and hinterland views. The property features an outdoor pool, a spa pool and fitness centre.

Meriton Serviced Apartments Aqua Street
4.5 stars

Area: Southport, Gold Coast
Meriton Serviced Apartments Aqua Street offers 172 luxury suites. The residential property boasts an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub. Guests enjoy 1 GB of free WiFi per 24 hours.

Bougainvillea Gold Coast Holiday Apartments
4 stars

Area: Main Beach, Gold Coast
Just 100 m from the pristine white sand of Main Beach, Bougainvillea Holiday Apartments offer a private balcony with lovely ocean and mountain views. On-site entertainment options include a tennis court, a swimming pool and a hot tub.

Solnamara Beachfront Apartments
Unofficial rating: 3.5

Area: Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
This property is 9 minutes walk from the beach. Solnamara Beachfront Apartments are located at Burleigh Heads in Gold Coast. Overlooking the beach, the hotel offers panoramic ocean views, a heated swimming pool and free private parking.

Mermaid Beach Park View
4 stars

Area: Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast
Offering free WiFi and an outdoor pool, Mermaid Beach Park View is located in Gold Coast. Pacific Fair Shoping Centre is 900 m away. Free private parking is available on site.

B and B on the Bay
Unofficial rating: 5

Area: Runaway Bay, Gold Coast
B and B on the Bay is a private waterfront property overlooking the Runaway Bay Canal. Enjoy a swim in your private pool or prepare a meal using the BBQ facilities. The property is located opposite the shopping centre and is only 2 minutes’ drive from the Broadwater. Free WiFi is provided.

Peppers Broadbeach
5 stars

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 5 minutes walk from the beach. Peppers Broadbeach Resort offers luxurious accommodation with guest use of an iPad, WiFi and car parking for 1 vehicle. Facilities include Zen gardens, tai chi lawns, private cinemas, a hot tub, guest lounges, a teppanyaki barbecue, a steam room and a sauna.

Rhapsody Resort
4.5 stars

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
Located just 100 m from the golden sands of Surfers Paradise Beach, and trackside to the world-famous Gold Coast 600 Supercar race, Rhapsody Resort offers modern and luxurious self-contained accommodation with free WiFi and free parking. Guests can enjoy a leisurely swim in the outdoor pool, or admire the stunning ocean views from the rooftop terrace and BBQ area.

Reflection on the Sea
Unofficial rating: 4.5

Area: Coolangatta, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located in Coolangatta, Reflection on the Sea offers modern beachfront apartments with breathtaking ocean views. It is surrounded by a variety of restaurants and shops.

Narrowneck Court Holiday Apartments
3.5 stars

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located opposite Main Beach, Narrowneck Court offers self-contained accommodation with private balconies and magnificent ocean views. Guests have access to free Wi-Fi internet, an outdoor swimming pool and barbecue facilities.

De Ville Apartments
4 stars

Area: Main Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Situated 50 m from Main Beach, De Ville Apartments each feature a private balcony and kitchen facilities. Guests enjoy an outdoor heated pool and a spa pool.

Xanadu Resort
4.5 stars

Area: Main Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Located just 200 m from the beach, Xanadu Resort offers modern apartments with stunning Gold Coast views. It features 2 swimming pools, a hot tub, a sauna and fitness centre.

Indigo Blue
Unofficial rating: 4.5

Area: Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
Featuring a heated pool and spa pool, Indigo Blue offers luxury Gold Coast apartments located directly on the beachfront. The spacious living areas lead onto large balconies with views over the Pacific Ocean.

Golden Riviera Beach Resort
3.5 stars

Area: Tugun, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. This resort, located directly on the Gold Coast beach front, offers self-catering apartments with private balcony. The landscaped gardens feature a large outdoor heated pool, spa pool and 2 barbecue areas.

Pacific Surf Absolute Beachfront Apartments
3.5 stars

Area: Tugun, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located right on Tugun Beach, Pacific Surf offers self-contained accommodation with a private balcony and beautiful ocean views. It features an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and barbecue facilities.

The Village at Burleigh
4 stars

Area: Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
This property is 14 minutes walk from the beach. Just 200 m from Burleigh Heads surfing beach, these luxury holiday apartments include a swimming pool, heated spa pool and BBQ area. The resort’s restaurant offers à la carte outdoor dining.

Surfers Horizons
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Palm Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Located on Palm Beach, Surfers Horizons Apartments offer a private balcony or patio with lovely ocean views. The property features an outdoor pool, a hot tub and barbecue facilities.

Little Cove Currumbin
Unofficial rating: 4.5

Area: Currumbin, Gold Coast
This property is 6 minutes walk from the beach. Located 15 minutes’ drive to Coolangatta Airport and a 5-minute walk from the beach, Little Cove Currumbin has an outdoor swimming pool, sauna and a hot tub. Free car parking is included.

San Delles Apartments

Area: Palm Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Just 150 m from Palm Beach, San Delles Apartments boasts a saltwater swimming pool and a barbecue area set in tropical gardens. It offers self-contained apartments with 2 private balconies.

Rumbalara Bed and Breakfast
3 stars

Nestled amongst rainforest, Rumbalara Bed and Breakfast offers free WiFi. Accommodation options include rooms and apartments. Guests enjoy access to a games room and BBQ facilities.

Ultra Broadbeach
4.5 stars

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 4 minutes walk from the beach. Overlooking Broadbeach, one of the Gold Coast’s most beautiful beaches, Ultra Broadbeach apartments are a short stroll away from restaurants, cafes and pubs. All apartments boast free WiFi and a private balcony.

Norfolk Luxury Beachfront Apartments
Unofficial rating: 4.5

Area: Main Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Norfolk Luxury Beachfront Apartments is located across the main beach, a 30-drive from Gold Coast Airport. It offers a full-size tennis court and free on site parking.

Reflection Tower Two
4.5 stars

Area: Coolangatta, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Reflection Tower Two offers stylish apartments with free WiFi and beautiful sea views. It is located on Coolangatta Beach, within easy reach of Surfers Paradise.This modern complex features a 25 m pool and spa and fitness facilities.

Oscar On Main Beach Resort
4.5 stars

Area: Main Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 4 minutes walk from the beach. Oscar on Main boasts modern apartments with ocean views. The excellent facilities include outdoor and indoor pools, tennis court, spa pool and sauna. Guests enjoy free WiFi across the property.

Allisee Apartments
Unofficial rating: 4.5

Area: Hollywell, Gold Coast
Boasting a tennis court and 3 pools, Allisee Apartments offer self-contained accommodation with a private balcony. Guests also receive free access to an on-site fitness centre and sauna. Free Wifi is available in the reception area.

Oceana On Broadbeach
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Located at the beachfront near Broadbeach, these luxurious apartments have spacious balconies with panoramic views of the ocean. The property is a 5-minute drive from Surfers Paradise. Guests enjoy a spa, fitness centre and a barbecue area with a gazebo.

Le Beach Apartments

Area: Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
Located opposite Burleigh Heads Beach, Le Beach Apartments boasts an outdoor swimming pool and a heated spa pool. All apartments feature a balcony and a fully equipped kitchen.

Sunbird Beach Resort
4 stars

Area: Main Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Sunbird Beach Resort, situated less than 100 m from the beach, offers apartments with balconies. It features indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, hot tub and tennis and squash courts.

Oceanside Cove Holiday Apartments
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
Oceanside Cove Holiday Apartments is 50 m from Burleigh Heads Patrolled Beach. It offers self-contained apartments, a solar heated outdoor pool and free parking on site.

Pelican Sands Beach Resort
3.5 stars

Area: Tugun, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Pelican Sands Beach Resort offers breathtaking Gold Coast beach views from each spacious apartment.

Belle Maison Apartments
Unofficial rating: 4.5

Area: Broadbeach,Gold Coast
This property is 4 minutes walk from the beach. Belle Maison is located just 250 m from Kurrawa Beach, and 1 km from Jupiter’s Casino. The property features an outdoor swimming pool, 2 tennis courts and 2 spa pools.

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Points North Apartments
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Coolangatta , Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Each of these self-contained apartments, in the heart of Coolangatta on the Gold Coast, has a spacious balcony, plus full kitchen and laundry facilities. Guests enjoy unlimited free WiFi.

Talisman Apartments
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Located directly opposite the beach in Broadbeach, Talisman Apartments offer self-catering accommodation with ocean views. The property features a swimming pool, spa pool, sauna and full-size tennis court. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments
3.5 stars

Area: Coolangatta, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Situated within a 100 m of Kirra Beach, Kirra Palms Holiday apartments offers self-contained apartments with fully equipped kitchens and private balconies. Most apartments have picturesque views of the ocean.

Berkeley on the Beach
4 stars

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Directly facing Surfers Paradise Beach, Berkeley on the Beach offers accommodation with a private balcony and stunning beach and sea views.

Beaconlea
4 stars

Area: Labrador, Gold Coast
Featuring panoramic views of the Gold Coast skyline, Beaconlea offers self-catering accommodation with access to an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court, and a games room. 500MB of free WiFi, per day, is provided.

Jubilee Views Holiday Apartments
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 6 minutes walk from the beach. Just 500 m from the beach, Jubilee Views Apartments offer a private balcony with pool or garden views. Guests have access to an outdoor pool, a sunny terrace and a barbecue area with outdoor seating.

Princess Palm on the Beach
4 stars

Area: Palm Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Overlooking Palm Beach, Princess Palm on the Beach offers modern apartments with a private balcony and lovely sea views. It features a tennis court, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

The Crest Apartments
4 stars

Area: Main Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 4 minutes walk from the beach. The Crest Apartments is a luxury 4-star resort located 2 minutes’ walk from the beach. Guests have access to 2 swimming pools, a sauna and a fitness centre.

Burleigh on the Beach
3.5 stars

Area: Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
This property is 13 minutes walk from the beach. Just 100 m from Burleigh Heads Beach, this property features an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. All Burleigh on the Beach apartments offer a private balcony.

The Breakers
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Set beside the golden sands of Broadbeach, The Breakers offers a heated swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. All accommodation boasts a private balcony offering panoramic mountain or ocean views. Surfers Paradise is just 2 km away.

Tropicana Motel
Unofficial rating: 3.5

Area: Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 5 minutes walk from the beach. Just a 3-minute walk from the beach, Tropicana Motel offers air-conditioned rooms with 42-inch plasma-screen TV. Guests can relax beside the outdoor swimming pool.

Bila Vista Holiday Apartments
3.5 stars

Area: Bilinga, Gold Coast
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Bila Vista Holiday Apartments is just 110 m from North Kirra Beach, and a 3-minute drive from the Gold Coast Airport.

Mykonos Apartments
Unofficial rating: 3.5

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
Located on the Broadbeach beachfront, Mykonos Apartments offers an outdoor swimming pool and BBQ facilities. After a day at the beach retreat to your apartment, boasting a balcony with sea views. In-room WiFi is available for an additional charge.

Bayview Beach Holiday Apartments
Unofficial rating: 3.5

Area: Biggera Waters, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Overlooking the Gold Coast Broadwater, each of these air-conditioned apartments includes a private balcony. Guests enjoy a BBQ area and an outdoor swimming pool. All apartments offer water or garden views.

Surfers Beach Resort One
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Just 350 m from North Cliff Beach, Surfers Beach Resort features an outdoor swimming pool and barbecue facilities set in tropical gardens. It offers self-contained apartments with a private balcony. 500MB of free WiFi is provided per apartment, per day.

ULTIQA Air On Broadbeach
Unofficial rating: 4.5

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Directly located above Oasis Shopping Centre, Air on Broadbeach offers stylish service apartments along the Gold Coast. A direct Monorail link to Jupiters Casino and free parking are available.

The Wave Resort
Unofficial rating: 4.5

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 5 minutes walk from the beach. Featuring non-smoking apartments with a private balcony offering stunning Gold Coast and Broadbeach views, The Wave Resort is 5 minutes’ walk from the beach. Guests enjoy 500 MB of free WiFi per day.

Ocean Pacific Resort
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 5 minutes walk from the beach. The Ocean Pacific Resort offers modern self-contained apartments with a private balcony. It features a large outdoor pool, a hot tub and a sauna and is located just metres from Gold Coast beach.

Carmel by the Sea
4 stars

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Just 400 m from Broadbeach Mall, Carmel by the Sea features a hot tub, a fitness centre and an indoor pool. It is located across Pratten Park and Broadbeach Beach, and free parking is provided.

Hi Surf Beachfront Resort Apartments
4 stars

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located directly opposite Surfers Paradise Beach, Hi Surf Beachfront Apartments 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 stars

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Set on the Surfers Paradise beachfront, Dorchester On The Beach features self-catering apartments with a private balcony offering lovely ocean views. Guests enjoy a private beach area, free WiFi and an outdoor heated swimming pool.

Contessa Holiday Apartments
4 stars

Area: Main Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 4 minutes walk from the beach. Just a 5-minute walk from the various shops, cafes and restaurants along Tedder Avenue, Contessa Holiday Apartments boasts an outdoor pool, tennis court and accommodation with a private balcony.

Cashelmara Beachfront Apartments
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
Set in Gold Coast, 5 km from Pacific Fair Shoping Centre, Cashelmara Beachfront Apartments features a year-round outdoor pool and hot tub. Jupiters Casino is 6 km from the property. Free private parking is available on site.

The Sebel Coolangatta
Unofficial rating: 4.5

Area: Coolangatta, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. The Sebel Coolanagatta is located opposite Coolangatta Beach on the Gold Coast. These air-conditioned apartments have spacious private balconies with stunning ocean views.

The Waterford on Main Beach
4.5 stars

Area: Main Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. With every apartment boasting beautiful ocean views and just 30 m from a quiet beach, The Waterford on Main Beach is uniquely set alongside the river. Guests enjoy a heated swimming pool with a waterfall and hot tub.

Burleigh Surf Apartments
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Miami , Gold Coast
This property is 7 minutes walk from the beach. Boasting an indoor heated pool, a spa pool and a tennis court, Burleigh Surf Beachfront Apartments are situated opposite the patrolled North Burleigh Beach. All apartments offer a spa bath and a large balcony offering superb ocean views.

Rainbow Bay Resort
Unofficial rating: 4

Area: Coolangatta, Gold Coast
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Rainbow Bay Resort features self-contained apartments with spectacular ocean views. A 10-minute drive from Coolangatta Airport, it offers a heated outdoor pool, a hot tub and free undercover parking on site.

Brighton Shores
4.5 stars

Area: Southport, Gold Coast
Offering a sauna, a fitness centre and 2 swimming pools, Brighton Shores is just 5 minutes’ walk from the Nerang River and Australia Fair Shopping Centre. It features self-contained apartments with a private balcony.

Spectrum Holiday Apartments
3.5 stars

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
This property is 7 minutes walk from the beach. Just 5 minutes’ walk from Surfers Paradise Main Beach, the riverside Spectrum Holiday Apartments offer a private balcony overlooking the Nerang River. There is an indoor spa pool, a sauna, an outdoor heated pool and tennis court.

Panorama Tower
Unofficial rating:3

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
This property is 8 minutes walk from the beach. Just 5 minutes’ walk from central Surfers Paradise, Panorama Tower offers accommodation with a large private balcony and panoramic river views. There is an outdoor pool and BBQ facilities for guest enjoyment.

Classic Motel Mermaid Beach
Unofficial rating: 3

Area: Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast
This property is 4 minutes walk from the beach. Situated just 200 m from the white sands of Mermaid Beach, Classic Motel features an outdoor swimming pool, BBQ area, and air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and cable TV.

NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park
4.5 stars

Area: Biggera Waters, Gold Coast
Treasure Island Holiday Park offers a lagoon-style swimming pool and a waterpark. There is an on-site restaurant, a tennis court and a mini golf course.

Synergy Broadbeach
4 stars

Area: Broadbeach, Gold Coast
The golden sands and rolling waves of Broadbeach are just a 5-minute walk away when you stay at Synergy Broadbeach. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or enjoy a massage at the spa and wellness centre.

Baronnet Apartments
4 stars

Area: Surfers’ Paradise, Gold Coast
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Just 50 m from the world famous Surfers Paradise Beach, Baronnet Apartments offers self-catering apartments with large private balconies with panoramic pool or ocean views. Guests receive 300MB of free WiFi per day, per apartment.

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