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20 Best Luxury Beach Hotels in Queensland

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Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach Slideshow
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#7 of 22 hotels in Broadbeach
  • "Reception staff excellent, friendly and very helpful. Room and veiws great. Extremely disappointed in the restaurant and have not changed my view from our last visit to Sofitel Braodbeach. Quality of ..."
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Mandalay & Shalimar Luxury Beachfront Apartments (Port Douglas) 5.0 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family
#7 of 45 hotels in Port Douglas
One traveller mentioned "luxury beachfront" when describing this hotel.
  • "place to relax before returning to blighty. We stayed at the Mandalay Luxury beachfront Apartments. Our two bedroomed apartment was very spacious and bright. The kitchen area had..."
  • "Good location, good sized accommodation. Nice pool and very easy access to Four Mile Beach. Easy walking distance into Macrossan St (the main street for restaurants etc) and to the Marina for trips ou..."
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Soul Surfers Paradise (Surfers Paradise) 5.0 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels | Luxury Special Offer Stay Longer & Save
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#2 of 58 hotels in Surfers Paradise
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  • "since the new management has taken over there is no comparison as the stay second time around was fantastic. if you want a comparison to the Versace the Soul is the pick and closer to the action. the ..."
  • "We have just had a wonderful time here at the Sea Temple in the Gold Coast. Staff have been really incredible. Nothing really too much trouble. A special mention to Marcus Hammond who just sorted out ..."
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Peppers Broadbeach (Broadbeach) 5.0 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family | Top Hotels Special Offer Stay Longer and Save
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#2 of 22 hotels in Broadbeach
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  • "We stayed here for 5 nights in a one bedroom suite. Check-in was simple and the staff were so friendly. I asked for a high level and they gave us level 28 with amazing views of both the ocean and do..."
  • "We stayed at the Peppers Resort in Broadbeach, Gold Coast in April 2013. We had a ocean view room and it was fantastic. I can not say enough excellent things about this resort, it was a pleasure..."
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The Point Coolum Beach (Coolum Beach) 4.5 of 5
#1 of 5 hotels in Coolum Beach
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  • "If there are nicer reception staff anywhere, I'd be surprised! The Point, Coolum Beach has everything you could want. The apartment was spacious and spotlessly clean. The fixtures and fittings wer..."
  • "I've been searching for a coastal holiday destination / study retreat for a while now and have been thrilled to find 'The Point' at Coolum. I've stayed here several times over the past year, trying ou..."
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Meriton Serviced Apartments - Broadbeach Slideshow
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#1 of 22 hotels in Broadbeach
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  • "We recently spent 5 nights at the Meriton at Broadbeach and we had a wonderful time. The apartments are gorgeous, well laid out, with everything you might need. The staff are brilliant - always very..."
  • "The Meriton Serviced Apartments at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia is a great place to stay. It is clean, comfortable, well appointed, good room facilities, close to shops and attr..."
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Clarion Hotel Mackay Marina Slideshow
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#5 of 30 hotels in Mackay
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  • "I stayed here for about 8 days in December, 2006. This hotel is north of the main business district of Mackay. If you have business in central Mackay, hire a car or be ready to pay $15+ AUD for a ca..."
  • "My most resent stay at the Clarion Hotel Mackay was for a work social event that included 240 guests. My check in at reception was warm, friendly and efficient, of which I was to encounter many times ..."
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Mantra Amphora (Palm Cove) 4.5 of 5
#9 of 13 hotels in Palm Cove
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  • "Wow!! The mantra palm cove lived up to our high expectations!!! We stayed in a one bedroom apartment with adjoining hotel room (where our two year old could sleep) and the apartment was nothing short ..."
  • "Stayed 4 nights and loved this place. Great room, pool and restaurant. We were upgraded to oceanview apartment. No daily maid service, but that was ok because we got our privacy. Everyone was grea..."
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Oceans Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba) 5.0 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family | Luxury
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#1 of 15 hotels in Mooloolaba
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  • "We (2 adults and 1 child) stayed at Oceans Mooloolaba for 2 nights in a 2 bedroom apartment. This is a beautiful, clean, well laid out hotel style apartment with modern facilities, stylishly furnished..."
  • "We chose Oceans for our first Mooloolaba stay because of the fantastic reviews on TripAdvisor, and we were not disappointed. The resort is in a fabulous location, close to everything without being in ..."
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#8 of 13 hotels in Palm Cove
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  • "Our group loved the casual atmosphere of the resort. We were treated well, with cocktails on arrival and bubbles in our rooms, which we enjoyed on the first evening, on our verandah overlooking the po..."
  • "We stayed in a two bedroom apartment which housed 2 adults and 2 kids perfectly. The welcome on arrival was great and something you only get in this boutique environment. We looked forward to the 5p..."
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Mercure Brisbane (Brisbane) 4.0 of 5
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#59 of 164 hotels in Brisbane
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  • "This hotel met all our needs. It was clean and in a great location with the CBD just up the road. The view over the river at night was delightful. The only thing that we would have liked were lemon te..."
  • "The Mercure is probably one of the best hotels in Brisbane. Staff are just so helpful and pleasant, nothing seems to faze them. The rooms are spacious enough and with great views over the river. The b..."
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Palmer Coolum Resort (Coolum Beach) 4.0 of 5
#5 of 5 hotels in Coolum Beach
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  • "Hyatt coolum is good hotel with kids. There r lot of things to do like bicycling, swimming, walking and golfing. I stayed 2 bedrooms villa. it was spacious but toilet is not modern still ok. Sauna & ..."
  • "T^his resort is fine if you want to play golf or you have a family but not for a quiet weekend away. Do not atempt to eat at the rstaurants if you are on a budget as they extremely expensive for evena..."
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Oceana on Broadbeach (Broadbeach) 4.0 of 5
#5 of 22 hotels in Broadbeach
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  • "We just returned home from a 6 day stay at Oceana and am sad to be back to reality. I travelled with my husband and 3 small children and comfortably stayed in a 2 bedrooom apartment. It was gorgeous! ..."
  • "Perfect location - we had the beach, cafes and shopping centres at our fingertips. The manager welcomed us warmly as we checked in late. The appartments had everything we needed and we felt very saf..."
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Hilton Cairns (Cairns) 5.0 of 5 Special Offer Book Early & Save
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#9 of 66 hotels in Cairns
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  • "The staff were professional, friendly, efficient and helpful. The bathroom was a little dated but very clean as was the room and the bed very comfortable. I had a lovely three night stay. The location..."
  • "We have only good things to say about the hotel. The staff were very helpful, the lobby was very spacious and light, with good views over the harbour and a lovely bar area. The outdoor cafe was very p..."
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Peninsula Boutique Hotel (Port Douglas) 4.5 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Romance Special Deal Free breakfast with...
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#9 of 45 hotels in Port Douglas
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  • "This hotel was a real pleasant surprise. Very close to lovely town and beach. Could not fault it and wished we had stayed longer...."
  • "The only negative was the guest computer not working for the duration of our 9 night stay...."
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Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove Slideshow
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#13 of 13 hotels in Palm Cove
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  • "Hotel has a great pool but cold. Resort is well placed and has reasonably good facilities. Does lack a bit of finess. But if you pick it up on a great deal you will be happy. Hotel appears to ..."
  • "We stayed at the Novotel Palm Cove about 12 months ago and had a great time for the night we were there. We were upgraded upon arrival and our room was comfortable and clean. The cocktails were amazin..."
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Element on Coolum Beach (Coolum Beach) 4.5 of 5
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#2 of 5 hotels in Coolum Beach
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  • "Beautiful apartments with everything you need in them, as well as being close to everything! We loved our 3 night stay in May while attending the Queensland Water-ski State Titles. We stayed in a 2 be..."
  • "We stayed for two nights in a sub penthouse - room 1215. The room was absolutely enormous with three huge bedrooms and three bathrooms plus an additional separate toilet. Full kitchen and laundry fa..."
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QT Gold Coast (Surfers Paradise) 4.5 of 5
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#5 of 58 hotels in Surfers Paradise
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  • "I really enjoyed my over night stay here. It is such a different hotel than I am used to which is obviously very stuffy. This one is modern and for a lack of another term, funky. Friendly staff and ..."
  • "I stayed at QT GC for business this week because it was recommended by my mrandmrssmith.com membership and enjoyed the experience. Front desk service was excellent, room service was prompt (although ..."
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Novotel Brisbane (Brisbane) 4.0 of 5 Special Offer Early Booker
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#35 of 164 hotels in Brisbane
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  • "Fantastic service. Check in was 2pm, but as rooms were ready I was given a room at 9am. People always serve with a smile. I have been employed by Accor for over 15years, so it refreshing to see the..."
  • "Barely stayed inside the hotel.I was in Brisbane only for a day. the hotel is impressive .the Brisbane Central Business District is quite close and some must see attractions like the Shrine of Remembr..."
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#25 of 58 hotels in Surfers Paradise
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  • "I got a free upgrade to a deluxe room with a fantastic view of surfers paradise. Had a beautiful room with a balcony and spacious room and bathroom. Staff was excellent and so was the breakfast,it w..."
  • "I stayed in this hotel last time I visited surfers paradise 8 yrs ago. The decor at that time was old and dated. I decided to choose this hotel again for my recent trip to surfers paradise because 1) ..."
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Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort Slideshow
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#32 of 45 hotels in Port Douglas
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  • "Such an amazing hotel and room! We were greeted by friendly staff and not to mention a complimentary bottle of champagne! Breakfast was to die for and soaking up the sun by the pool that goes on forev..."
  • "This is the second time we have spent Christmas at the Sheraton and both times have been fantastic-(and such a stress free way of doing Christmas with extended family!). The grounds, especially the la..."
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Reef View Hotel (Hamilton Island) 4.0 of 5
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#5 of 5 hotels in Hamilton Island
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  • "We booked a five night stay on Hamilton at the Reef Hotel. I would recommend this to everyone. Our luggage and ourselves were transferred from the airport to the hotel and luggage put into our roo..."
  • "My boyfriend and I are currently staying at the Reef View Hotel for 3 nights. Checking in was simple an easy and our luggage was brought to our room within 10 minute. We are staying on the 17th flo..."
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