11 of the most romantic hotels on the Gold Coast

More than just beaches and sun, discover the romantic side of the Gold Coast.

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The Gold Coast is the ideal spot for a romantic getaway and the hotels and accommodation on offer are just the beginning.

Whether you want to spend your days reclining on the Gold Coast’s exquisite beaches or party your nights away on the famous strip, there’s something for everyone with these world-class Gold Coast hotels.

Romantic hotels on the Gold Coast

Palazzo Versace

1. Palazzo Versace

The ultimate splurge, Palazzo Versace is designed like an opulent Italian hotel yet located right on the Gold Coast. It boasts hatted restaurants suited for a special occasion and is home to what Australian Traveller dubbed the "Sexiest Hotel Pool".

  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Facilities: Swimming pool, kids pool, sauna, massage, gym and fitness room.
  • Perfect for couples: Treat yourself to a day at the spa surrounded by theraputic pools followed by some indulgence in the candlelit treatment rooms.

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Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove

2. Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove

With buildings inspired by a classic Queenslander home, the InterContinental's sprawling resort features gardens, fountains, a marina, golf course and even a private lagoon beach.

  • Rating: 4.5 stars
  • Facilities: Day spa, golf club, private lagoon beach, multiple restaurants and bars
  • Perfect for couples: Stay for a cheeky weekend and make the most of your stay with a package that includes breakfast and late check-out.

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Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise

3. Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise

With stunning views of Broadbeach from your room, Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise is ideal for a Gold Coast holiday. Recharge your batteries at the in-house wellness centre and choose from a range of pampering beauty.

  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Facilities: Fitness room, gym, indoor pool, outdoor pool, sauna, casino, gardens, wellness centre, picnic areas, spa, beauty salon and casino.
  • Perfect for couples: Book the penthouse or presidential suite for an exceptional stay. Better yet, tack on the luxury package for a bottle of Moet & Chandon on arrival, welcome hamper, nightly turndown and more.

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Meriton Serviced Apartments Broadbeach

4. Meriton Serviced Apartments Broadbeach

Tuck yourselves into an upscale beach apartment you never have to leave - think homemade breakfasts in bed, a fridge to chill your champagne and a balcony with water views to enjoy it on.

  • Rating: 4.5 stars
  • Facilities: Swimming pool (indoor and outdoor), gym, sauna, gardens, jacuzzi, wellness centre, 24-hour reception and laundry service
  • Perfect for couples: Splurge on the penthouse and take in the panoramic view of Broadbeach.

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QT Gold Coast

5. QT Gold Coast

The facilities and extras on offer at the QT are impressive to say the least. They even include a tennis court and a Turkish steam bath. The in-house bars and restaurants and the proximity to nightlife will suit couples who want to let their hair down.

  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Facilities: Tennis court, jacuzzi, valet parking, bars and restaurants.
  • Perfect for couples: Upgrade to a suite, order room service and take in the views over breakfast in bed.

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Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

6. Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

If relaxation is what you're after, then the Marriott might be just for you. As well as its prime location, the property offers a full range of high-end beauty spa services. It's just what you need after a hard day of relaxing on the beach.

  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Facilities: Day spa, fitness centre, beauty salon, massage, swimming pool, sauna, wellness centre and gardens.
  • Perfect for couples: Indulge in couples treatment at the hotel spa's romantic couples room.

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Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

7. Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Sofitel hotels are renowned for their tasteful design and unbeatable customer service and the Gold Coast property is no exception. With a private balcony in each room and a range of beauty and relaxation services, the Sofitel is a good choice for visitors.

Renowned for tasteful design and unbeatable customer service, the chic Sofitel has an onsite spa for relaxation and features private balconies on each room with dreamy beach views.

  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Facilities: Jacuzzi, tennis court, spa, swimming pool, lounge bar, casino, wellness centre, massage, gym, bars and restaurants.
  • Perfect for couples: The exclusive Room 81 makes the perfect setting for a romantic Valentine's Day dinner. Book ahead to avoid missing out.

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Romantic hotels in the Gold Coast Hinterland

Avocado Sunset B&B

8. Avocado Sunset B&B

Drink up panoramic views from your cosy abode in North Tamborine. This 4.5-star stunner has been named as one of TripAdvisor's top 25 B&Bs and Inns in Australia and the Pacific and boasts four themed rooms all with private balconies.

If that isn't enough to convince you to stay, it also has a 10/10 guest review rating on HotelsCombined. Come and see what all the fuss is about.

  • Rating: 4.5-stars
  • Facilities: Guest lounge with fireplace, iPod docking stations, rain showers, balconies with every room and bathrobes.
  • Perfect for couples: With only four rooms, each capable of accommodating two people, this is the ultimate couple's retreat. On cold winters head into the guest lounge to cosy up to the fireplace.

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Linger A While Chalet

9. Linger A While Chalet

Housed within the lush Eagle Heights and within walking distance from Tamborine Mountain, you'll want to linger a little longer than a while in these romantic cottages.

The beds are comfortable, the food is incredible and the views, understandably so, are impressive.

  • Rating: 3.5-stars
  • Facilities: Private balconies with every room, fireplace, spa area with a Jacuzzi and free parking.
  • Perfect for couples: Guests rave about how private this chalet is. It's tucked away in rainforest surrounds but minutes from Mount Tamborine's Gallery Walk shopping area.

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The Escarpment Retreat

10. The Escarpment Retreat

Set within four acres of botanical gardens, including a waterfall and cliff-side views, you'll never want to leave the property once you settle into this piece of paradise.

Couple's chalets are there for you to hole yourself up in. However if you've brought the tykes, there's a self-contained family-sized homestead large enough to accommodate six.

  • Rating: 5-stars
  • Facilities: Log fires, day spa, viewing platforms, Jacuzzi and private cinema.
  • Perfect for couples: You can do no wrong by booking the couple's chalet. Designed for two, it features a four-poster bed and double spa bath. You can also customise packages to include a spot in the private cinema and bubbly and chocolates delivered direct to your door.

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Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat

11. Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat

If this picture doesn't send you into a swoon then 10/10 HotelsCombined guest reviews, excellent service, views and pool just might. It's also a couples-only resort. Searching for the ultimate romantic escape? You've just found it.

  • Rating: 5-stars
  • Facilities: Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, iPod docking station, pool, garden, hiking opportunities and games are available.
  • Perfect for couples: Choose from five styles of accommodation ranging from bungalows to cabins. Each is designed with loved-up couples in mind. Spend your day wandering 8km of rainforest track and your night within your room sumping on a private dining feast. Honeymoon packages are also available if you're celebrating.

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