Best Gold Coast accommodation to book in 2020
Explore and compare accommodation options for your visit to the Gold Coast.
Boasting an endless supply of sun and surf, the Gold Coast is the ultimate holiday destination. Whether you're taking off on a family adventure, getting romantic with your other half or flying solo, there's a room on the Gold Coast that's perfect for you.
Here, you'll find some of our favourite accommodation options as well as the hottest deals to help you save big on that big break.
Today's best hotel deals available for the Gold Coast
Up to 66% off Australia stays
Available on stays until May 2021 in Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sunshine Coast and more. T&Cs apply.
Gold Coast stays from $49/night
Available on select stay dates from June 2020 onward. Sample accommodation is in Surfers Paradise. T&Cs apply.
Up to 61% off Australia holiday packages
Available on select dates until December 2021. Destinations include Adelaide, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Sydney, Cairns, Canberra, Hunter Valley and more. T&Cs apply.
Australia beach holidays from $82/night
Available on select stay dates in 2020 and 2021. Destinations include Adelaide, Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne and more. Sample price is for a stay at a private beach cottage in South Greenough, Western Australia. T&Cs apply.
Up to 15% off Australia stays
Available on stays until 4 January 2021 in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide and more.
Up to 75% off Gold Coast hotels
Available on select dates until December 2020. T&Cs apply.
Up to 34% off Oaks Gold Coast Hotel stay + bottle of wine
Available on stays until 20 December 2021 and includes Wi-Fi and late check out. T&Cs apply.
Gold Coast stays from $49/night
Available on select stay dates. Sample stay is at Maxmee Resort - Hostel. T&Cs apply.
Up to 15% off Australia hotels
Available on stays until 4 January 2021 in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth and more.
Australia stays from $24/night
Available on select stay dates in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Darwin, Canberra and more. Sample rate is for a stay at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort in Cairns. T&Cs apply.
Gold Coast: Up to 56% off 5-night Iconic Kirra Beach Resort stay
Available on stays until 25 June 2021 for 4 persons. Includes bottle of wine and chocolates on arrival, parking for one vehicle, 10% dining discount, Wi-Fi and more. T&Cs apply.
Gold Coast stays from $199/night + Extra 10% off with code
Available on select stay dates until May 2021. Sample stay is at Arise Ruby Gold Coast. T&Cs apply.
Up to 46% off 5-night Gold Coast stay
Available for travel until 15 September 2021 at Aria Apartments. Includes bottle of wine and chocolates on arrival, A$20 dining voucher, room upgrade and more. Valid for 4 adults. T&Cs apply.
Gold Coast: 3-nights Mantra Sun City stay from $345
Available on Sundays-Fridays until 17 September 2021. T&Cs apply.
Up to 20% off Australia stays
Available on stays until 31 December 2020 in Hunter Valley, Broome, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Sydney, Box Hill and more.
Australia hotels from $39/night
Available on select stay dates in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Tasmania and more. Sample rate is for a stay at BASE Brisbane Uptown.
Queensland hotels from $79
Available on select stay dates in 2020 in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Bundaberg, Mackay and Coolangatta. Sample rate is for a stay at Reef Resort Motel. T&Cs apply.
Gold Coast stays from $20 per night
Valid for travel on select dates from July 2020 onward. Sample fare is for a seaside holiday home in Gold Coast centre. Includes street parking and more. T&Cs apply.
Gold Coast stays from $40/night
Available on select 2020 dates. Sample accommodation is at Surf Inn Hostel. T&Cs apply.
Gold Coast stays from $87/night
Available on select stay dates until December 2020. Sample rate is for Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast.
Gold Coast stays from $45/night
Available on select stay dates in 2020. Sample rate is for a stay at BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park.
Gold Coast holiday homes from $57 per night
Book a private home or apartment in Burleigh, Palm Beach, Currumbin, Coolangatta and more on the Gold Coast from $57 per night.
Up to 45% off Gold Coast hotels
Valid for stays on select dates. T&Cs apply.
Up to 20% off Gold Coast hotels
Valid on select dates and hotels across Gold Coast. T&Cs apply.
Where are the best places to stay in the Gold Coast?
Best cheap accommodation for the Gold Coast
It's not hard to find cheap accommodation on the Gold Coast, which is a big perk for people travelling to the sunny state. With so many accommodation options available, properties go head-to-head to offer competitive prices and impressive facilities and amenities. You can expect to pay less than $30 per night in a shared dorm room in a hostel when travelling during the off-season. If you're looking for something more luxurious, 4-star hotels can be found for less than $120 per night.
Backpackers In Paradise Resort
Meriton Suites Broadbeach
BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park
Best pet-friendly accommodation on the Gold Coast
Treat your furry friends to a holiday by taking them along on your journey to the Gold Coast. With endless beaches, parks and outdoor spaces for them to enjoy as well as an array of pet-friendly cafes that run along the Gold Coast, booking pet-friendly accommodation is a great option if you plan to drive to the Gold Coast. These accommodation options are less than a two-minute walk from the beach and have open space for you and your pets to enjoy.
Best Gold Coast Hinterland accommodation
There's more to the Gold Coast than theme parks, high-rise accommodation and surfing beaches. If you travel further down south, you'll be met with an abundance of greenery and untouched rainforests. The Gold Coast hinterland, dubbed "the green behind the gold", offers a calm atmosphere and plenty of retreat accommodation options with accompanying views of the rainforest and mountains for the ultimate tranquil experience.
O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat
The Mouses House Rainforest Retreat
Bay of Palms
Best family accommodation on the Gold Coast
The Gold Coast is home to the best family resort in Australia, Paradise Resort. Between the theme parks, beaches and outdoor activities, the Gold Coast is a haven for families travelling within Australia, especially during the school holiday periods.
These accommodation options offer kids' clubs so both children and parents can enjoy the holiday.
Paradise Resort Gold Coast
Turtle Beach Resort
Sea World Resort & Water Park
Our Gold Coast accommodation reviews
Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise from Finder Hotels
Reviewed by: Stephanie Yip, Travel Editor
Splurging on the Gold Coast? It's difficult to do better than Soul Peppers. At 77 storeys high, we chose an ocean view room way up tower and in return received panoramic views over Surfers Paradise Beach. Which, by the way, is right on your doorstep. All the rooms are apartment-style with kitchens and laundries and most are 2-bedroom rooms or greater, making it a fabulous option for families or large groups.
- Budget: High
- Pros: Perfect location right on the beachfront, free underground parking, daily housekeeping, laundry to wash your swimmers after a day at the beach and infinity pool overlooking the beach.
- Cons: There aren't many one-bedroom apartments so couples who miss out might have to pay more and get a larger apartment instead.
- Our rating: 5/5
Alternative Gold Coast accommodation options
If you're travelling with a large group, with children, or you simply want a more private and homely place to stay, Airbnb and Stayz offer accommodation with amenities that hotels and resorts do not offer.
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