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“Hot & Humid”
Review of Surf Parade Resort

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Surf Parade Resort
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Sydney
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80 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Hot & Humid”
Reviewed 24 April 2007

Stayed there in Feb 2007 for 4 nights.
The apartment looks good from the outside, service was ok, nothing special & they weren't that friendly.
I booked the hotel knowing this but thought that it wasn't necessary to have air-cond because we could get the sea breeze. Also wanted a room with a spa bath.
The room didn't have air-conditioning only ceiling fans, the first thing I noticed was that it was stifling hot & humid. We opened all the windows & there was not breeze coming in, the windows all face one direction.
We got a room on the 4th floor. It had a nice size bathroom with a spa bath and laundry facilities. It had a fully equipped kitchen but no dishwasher. Overall it could be cleaner & there wasn't much storage space for our luggage & the room was smallish. The plus was the large balcony & spa bath.
The balcony connects with next doors, so it wasn't very secure & you can't really leave your windows open all the time.
The views was nice facing the water with some water views above the buildings. The location was great only 2 blocks away from a patrolled beach. It was only 2 minutes walk. It's a fair distance to Main Beach or Surfers though, we walked & it took us around 15 minutes to go to Main Beach.
At night it was quite noisy with cars & buses passing by, it's one of the main streets between Surfers Paradise to Main Beach. I had to buy ear plugs because I couldn't sleep the first night.
The pool was nice with some shady spots & it wasn't too crowded. If we didn't open the window we would die of heat.
Overall the stay was good accept for not having the air-cond, it was much too hot .
I would only go back if they installed air-conditioning.

  • Liked — Hanging out at the balcony & the spa bath
  • Disliked — no air cond & noise
  • Stayed April 2007, travelled as a couple
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James O, Owner at Surf Parade Resort, responded to this review, 28 October 2015
All units are air cond , there are now barriers between units . Personal preferences come int play.
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tasmania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2007

stayed at surf parade resort in march 2007, very comfortable and clean, great pool and spa, easy walk to the beach about 2 minutes and
close to bus stops. good place to stay, but the room was a bit hot probably could do with some air con, for the price it was a good area.

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Scotland
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Reviewed 7 February 2007

Stayed here Jan 2006 for 2 weeks. Located halfway between centre of surfers paradise and broadbeach it was fairly handy to walk to either in about 15 mins. We had a one bedroom apt which was spacious and clean. The balcony was a very good size and was at the opposite side of the building from the seaview apts but the view was still amazing over the river and countryside beyond. We were on the top floor.
The lady at the front desk was very helpful and friendly. We hired a convertible Jeep and it was very handy to park it in the underground car park as it meant we didnt have the hassle of putting the roof back on. Only negative was that there was no air conditioning but that didnt detract too much from a good stay.

  • Stayed January 2006, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2006

Stayed at this hotel in 2005 for 11 days.
The property was fresh, clean and bright, in the lobby and in the rooms. The decor in the room was bright, with a real beach - feel. With a spa(!!!!) in our standard room,a full kitchen and a big balcony over- looking other hotels and the beach, we were very surprised and very happy.
We did not use the pool or tennis courts, however they were well maintained based on viewing them.
WHY DID WE NOT USE THE POOL?? Because the beach is 100m away!! The beach in this part is not over crowded, and wouls suit families and couples alike.
The hotel was 25 mins walk from Cavill ave, however the walk to central surfers involved walking along the beach, so we didnt mind!! Plenty of nearby shops, restaurants, and eateries within walking distance.
Shuttlebuses run from the road behind the property to central surfers, and all gold coast theme parks. We had no problem getting around with out a car.
Also, try the all you can eat mexican restaurant on the main road across from the shuttle pick up. AWESOME!!!!
The hotel provided heaps of activity and tour info, and the lady who runs the property was very helpful in booking tours and purchasing other tixs. She did tend to push us to visit Draculas alot though!!
Only (slight) problem with hotel - hallways to rooms were stuffy. Rooms were not like this though. So, really, no problems, had n amazing stay, and would definetely go back and stay there again!!

  • Liked — clean, bright, airy, location
  • Disliked — stuffy hallways
  • Tips/Secrets — hire a dvd player from the front desk for nights after the themeparks - block buster around the corner. The parks will take alot out of you in the heat!
  • Stayed October 2005, travelled as a couple
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19 Thank steph_from_oz
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James O, Manager at Surf Parade Resort, responded to this review, 28 October 2015
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Property: Surf Parade Resort
Address: 210 - 218 Surf Pde, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 122 Speciality Lodging in Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Surf Parade Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 96
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Free internet, free parking, air-conditioning, full sized tennis court, heated outdoor swimming pool, heated spa, mini-gymnasium, BBQ area and gazebo. Nestled perfectly between two of the most vibrant beach side suburbs on the Gold Coast, Surf Parade Resort offers you a relaxing and satisfying holiday. The superb one bedroom holiday apartments are perfect for couples and small families seeking comfortable and affordable Broadbeach or Surfers Paradise accommodation on the Gold Coast.Surf Parade Resort offers 98 fully self-contained apartments, all fully equipped with in-room corner spa bath, large curved balconies and air-conditioning. Each of the Broadbeach family apartments has modern interiors that are complimented by a lovely decor. Enjoy the first rate resort facilities that include a full sized tennis court, heated outdoor swimming pool, heated spa, mini-gymnasium, BBQ area and gazebo, and a lush tropical garden. All apartments have wireless internet connections available on a pay-to-use basis, thereby enabling guests to maintain email contact and internet access while on holiday. Surf Parade Resort is also a mere stone's throw away from the most exciting places on the Gold Coast. Get easy and convenient access to the most spectacular patrolled beaches and world class theme parks. Fabulous shops, innovative restaurants, trendy nightclubs and extravagant casino are all nearby our holiday accommodation in Broadbeach. ... more   less 
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