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“Fabulous” 5 of 5 bubbles
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QT Gold Coast
Ranked #4 of 33 Hotels in Surfers Paradise
Certificate of Excellence
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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“Fabulous”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

Bright, colourful. Friendly staff. Really comfortable bed. Room was great, light and airy. Had room service and ordered pizza, with no great expectations. Probably the best pizza I have ever had and the drinks were ice cold. This hotel has a really 'happy' vibe and I would come back in a heart beat.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank JAT2414
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sasrowlandsQT, Director of Social Media at QT Gold Coast, responded to this review, 13 August 2014
Dear gorgeous QT guest,

Thanks so much for a brilliant shout out! We love that you loved us and look forward to seeing you again soonest.

Sas
QT
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
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South Australia, Australia
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1,003 reviews
148 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 604 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Stayed here for two nights and wish it was one. The reception staff on arrival was more interested in their conversation than helping us. Gen whatever's
The room was filthy within a strange smell between sweat or wet dog and vomit
At Bazzars the buffet was tired and needed replenishing so we asked for an omelette which arrived after 20 minutes. To be fair it was nice.
This is an old hotel with a face lift that has gone wrong

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Tim J
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sasrowlandsQT, Director of Social Media at QT Gold Coast, responded to this review, 13 August 2014
Dear past QT Gold Coast guest,

We appreciate your feedback and will take time to run through it with our team.

With warmest regards,

Sas
QT
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

This hotel is very Trendy & would be fun to hang around for more than a weekend.
The rooms had a very original style, with a great view of the Gold Coast as well.
Instead of the usual bathrobe & slippers, they had thongs & a beach bag.........very Coasty ( the robe was still there as well)
The restaurants & bars were a definite plus as well.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Falkys23
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sasrowlandsQT, Director of Social Media at QT Gold Coast, responded to this review, 13 August 2014
Dear gorgeous QT guest,

Thanks so much for a brilliant shout out! We love that you loved us and look forward to seeing you again soonest.

Sas
QT
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Recently I stayed at the QT in the Gold Coast for 3 days and found the while experience exceeded my expectations. What particularly struck me was the super helpful and friendly staff, great customer service, exceptional food choices in the Bazaar Restaurant and the ocean view from the balcony. I would gladly stay at the QT again.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank HomeAndAway5252
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sasrowlandsQT, Director of Social Media at QT Gold Coast, responded to this review, 13 August 2014
Dear gorgeous QT guest,

Thanks so much for a brilliant shout out! We love that you loved us and look forward to seeing you again soonest.

Sas
QT
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Brisbane
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Terrible customer service, front desk attendants seemed very annoyed that we had interrupted their conversation when we had to ask why bazaar didn't have us down for having breakfast included.

Room was certainly aged, could do with a good cleaning - especially the balcony glass.

Tv worked ok for first night, refused to work the 2nd and 3rd night with heaps of interference with the signal then it just flat out refused to get a connection.

Bazaar breakfast only worth it if included in your package free. Our package also was supposed to come with spaq voucher and free wifi, no indication anywhere on how to claim this.

Parking lot very small.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank marchb0y
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sasrowlandsQT, Director of Social Media at QT Gold Coast, responded to this review, 13 August 2014
Dear past QT Gold Coast guest,

We appreciate your feedback and will take time to run through it with our team.

With warmest regards,

Sas
QT
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

This hotel has had a total refurb and is so refreshing! Its got a fun 50's beach vibe about it complete with soda fountains in the foyer and colourful uniforms for the friendly front of house staff. Its fun, its relaxed but its still luxurious. The bed was amazingly comfortable, the mini bar was very well stocked and everything was available if you needed it. Sound does not penetrate. The views are amazing from the cute little balcony. The restaurant has a hatted chef. The beauty spa is gorgeous. And its not overpriced. I cannot rave enough about this hotel! I will stay there on my every visit.

Room Tip: The view was amazing even from the 9th floor and there are 22. Cannot fault the hotel.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank 100Elliecat
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

While we loved the restaurant experience at both Bazaar and Yamagen, there were some parts of our experience that were disappointing and unfortunately out-weighed the good. Like I said great restaurant experience - except for our first breakfast when we waited for some time to get a table, only to not be able to find anyone to take a coffee order, was told there was a 15min wait to put an order in for an omelette and could not get anywhere near the hot food for about 10mins. We seriously considered leaving without eating, except it was included in our package. The reason we were told, was a conference, but based on the queue to get in when we left and the fact people were coming back from the buffet to find their table given to someone else, they were clearly unprepared. However the second morning as much better, but this coupled with no TV for the duration of our stay (a system fault), the wait to get checked in (about 30 people queued), and the basic, non-impressive room, well even the positive restaurant experiences we did have (which were really really good), could not save our impression of this hotel. Was so looking forward to it, and was disappointed. We had been considering a stay at the QT in Sydney in October, but based on this experience, we will be looking for another hotel. We wanted to love this hotel and wish I could give a better review.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Anon567811
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sasrowlandsQT, Director of Social Media at QT Gold Coast, responded to this review, 28 July 2014
Hi Anon567811.

Thanks kindly for your review and many apologies for the lapses in offering.

Delighted you enjoyed the food and beverage experiences.

We will work through your notes with the team and make any necessary adjustments.

Sas
QT
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Additional Information about QT Gold Coast

Property: QT Gold Coast
Address: 7 Staghorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia (Formerly Gold Coast International Hotel)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Surfers Paradise
#2 Spa Hotel in Surfers Paradise
#2 Romantic Hotel in Surfers Paradise
#3 Family Hotel in Surfers Paradise
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Surfers Paradise
#4 Luxury Hotel in Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — QT Gold Coast 5*
Number of rooms: 296
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With an enviable location easy walking distance to the beach, Cavill Avenue shopping and the entertainment district, QT Gold Coast blends first class service with inspired facilities. Formerly the Gold Coast International Hotel, QT Gold Coast is a designer hotel haven unlike anything Surfer’s Paradise has seen before. Relax in our revamped pool area, energise on one of two newly re-topped tennis courts or indulge in the all new market place style Bazaar restaurant after sipping a coastal cocktail creation from Stingray Lounge. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Qt Gold Coast Hotel Surfers Paradise
Hotel Gold Coast International
Gold Coast International Surfers Paradise
QT Gold Coast Surfers Paradise, Australia

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