8 Gold Coast hotels with buffet breakfast that’ll kick-start your day

Be spoiled for choice when you start your day at these Gold Coast hotels.


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Continental breakfasts are boring. Up your game at these Gold Coast hotel breakfast buffets with their smorgasbords of hash browns, pastries, bacon, sausages, mushrooms, fresh fruit, yogurt, cereal and cooked-to-order eggs.

After this indulgence, you’ll never look at a continental breakfast again. Guaranteed.

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1. Watermark Hotel and Spa

Culinary genius is met with the freshest ingredients at Watermark Hotel's heavily praised Waves buffet.

Serving a hot and cold buffet breakfast in the mornings and an international buffet in the evenings, Waves makes a splash with its seasonally-driven menu and attentive service. The selection is wide and the food, plentiful with frequent replenishing.

  • Buffet breakfast venue: Waves
  • Breakfast hours: 6:30am-10am daily
  • Cost: Adults $29.50, kids 5-12 years $1 per year of age, kids under 5 dine free
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2. Crowne Plaza Hotel Gold TowerFrom how you like your eggs to what your dietary requirements are, Crowne Plaza's buffet breakfast offers a personalised experience for all.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so Crowne Plaza ensures it's a good one by catering to your every whim. This includes providing a free cup of java in the morning, free range eggs served by a dedicated egg chef and a wide selection.

  • Buffet breakfast venue: Relish Grill and Bar
  • Breakfast hours: 6:30am-10:30am daily
  • Cost: Breakfast is included with select bookings
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3. Jupiter's CasinoYou won't be taking a gamble on a top-quality meal when you indulge in the irresistibly decadent breakfast at Jupiter's Casino.

Housed inside the Gold Coast's Jupiters Casino, Food Fantasy is one of the most renowned buffets in the city. It serves more than 80 dishes across its breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet menus. Breakfast consists of a wide selection of hot and cold dishes.

  • Buffet breakfast venue: Food Fantasy
  • Breakfast hours: 6:30am-10am daily
  • Cost: $30 for adults, $15 for kids 5-12, free for kids under 5
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4. Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort and SpaWith its beautiful aesthetic and well-presented buffet tables, the Marriott's Critique restaurant is candy for the eyes.

Marriott offers guests a choice between a breakfast buffet during select morning hours or a continental option throughout the morning. Its breakfast buffet serves cooked-to-order omelettes and waffles.

  • Buffet breakfast venue: Critique
  • Breakfast hours: 6:30am-10:30am daily
  • Cost: $39 Monday to Saturday, $42 Sunday. Children 5-12 are charged at half price and children under 5 are free
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5. The InterContinental

On Hope Island you won't have to hope and pray for a crackin' good start to your day. It's already guaranteed with the InterContinental's stellar buffet breakfast.
Like your holiday in Sanctuary Cove, InterContinental's Cove Cafe offers a relaxed and casual atmosphere that's ideal for families and couples. Breakfast is available as a buffet, continental or a la carte.

  • Buffet breakfast venue: Cove Cafe
  • Breakfast hours: Tuesday-Friday 6:30am-10am, Saturday to Monday 6:30am-10:30am
  • Cost: $39 for adults. A separate menu is available for kids'
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6. QT Gold CoastThis 5-star hotel takes an alternate approach to the traditional buffet breakfast, serving Mediterranean-style dishes amongst a traditional marketplace setting.

QT's in-house restaurant Bazaar is a feast for the senses that features flavoursome dishes made from only the freshest ingredients. Taste the difference with its breakfast tapas this morning.

  • Buffet breakfast venue: Bazaar
  • Breakfast hours: 6:30am-10:30am daily
  • Cost: $32 for adults, $15 for kids
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7. Hotel Grand ChancellorIf you head to level one bright and early in the morning, you can expect to find Hanlan's waiting for you with a sumptuous buffet of breakfast favourites like hash browns, grilled tomatoes and bacon. The hotel often offers packages including the buffet.

  • Buffet breakfast venue: Hanlan's
  • Breakfast hours: 6:30am-10am daily
  • Cost: $25 for adults
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8. Mantra Twin Towers[/fin_hide]Fuel your mornings and your mind with a top quality traditional buffet breakfast at Mantra Twin Towers.

Whether you're a guest of the hotel or a local who knows a good brekky when they see one, all are welcome to dine at Signatures in Mantra Twin Towers. Its buffet breakfast is a traditional one but a good one with bacon, sausages, eggs and tomatoes.

  • Buffet breakfast venue: Signatures
  • Breakfast hours: Monday-Saturday 6:30-10:30am, Sunday 6:30am-10am
  • Cost: $26.50 for adults
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