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Sea World Resort
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Main Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Stayed for one night with 3 under 3. Easy to check in and helpful concierge service. Had an adjoining room which gave us plenty of bed space, impressed that portacots were put up and made for us. Limited kitchen facilities, a microwave would have been. Great to heat bottles. Reasonably quiet, although doors to apartments slam and echo through the corridors into rooms. Great buffet breakfast. Loved the water park and easy access to seaworld.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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GM_Sea_World_Resort, General Manager at Sea World Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2013

Dear Katie S,
Wonderful to hear that you made good use of our adjoining rooms. We do offer microwaves for hire for the rooms that do not have a kitchenette.

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Reviewed 3 November 2013

We stayed here for 10 nights in October with our two children 9 & 11 on a Entertainment book package. After reading all the reviews on here some good, some bad we weren't sure what to expect. But from the time we first walked in the lobby to the day we walked out we ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT. The staff were all very friendly and helpful, the rooms were bigger than we expected (two double beds) and pool area and gardens are very well maintained. With our package we had unlimited access to Seaworld, Movie World and WetnWild, which we took advantage of by visiting all of them regularly over the 10 days. Movie World and WetnWild are only 15-20 mins up the road. We hired a car which was very helpful to get out to the parks and for meals at night as the restaurants and shops are a fair way out.
We bought a Goldcoast entertainment book for vouchers to use for meals which was well worth it to keep costs down. We had tea at the Shore Line Restaurant twice only because we were too tired to drive anywhere, though a little expensive we found the food very nice and a good range of meals for everyone especially a lot of seafood. The service was pretty good as well considering the amount of people.
Having access to Seaworld any time was great especially entering early in the morning for the dolphin discovery which we took advantage of a few times (this program was very informative and well received by our kids). Strolling around at the end of the day while everyone else was leaving was fun looking at all the animals without the crowds.
The Sponge Bob night splash bash looked really good with all the kids playing under it.
Overall I would recommend this resort to anyone especially with kids, with a special package like we had it is well worth it.
The only complaint would be and no fault to Seaworld was that we had some kids on a couple of mornings running around the stairs and lifts at 5am, I blame this on poor parenting which is hard to police on Seaworld's behalf.

Room Tip: The park side rooms facing the pool were good, not far from everything. Just try and avoid being nea...
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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GM_Sea_World_Resort, General Manager at Sea World Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2013

Dear KylieT972,
This is a great review, thank you Kylie. I will be sure to share this with the team.

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Reviewed 1 November 2013

Just spent a couple of days here. Great facilities, excellent service, food, rooms! Leaves for dead the alleged five star hotels we stayed in recently in London, Prague and Rome!
We have stayed here before, but the facilities appear to have been refurbished.
We had a great banquet/buffet dinner on the first and a relaxing meal in the Lobby Cafe on the second night along with some tasty cocktails.
There was a good deal for access to Sea World that we also took advantage of; including an early entry for a preview of the Dolphin Show.

Room Tip: We had a room with two king beds (#3027), but most rooms appear to be excellent.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

We stayed here in October 2013 with our two children 3 and 10 our first impressions were it was a very well looked after resort with great security.The staff were very helpfull and friendly our room in the garden wing was clean and ideal for four of us it was a very quiet location the outside area was a children's paradise our children loved it.It was great to have access to sea world without queues We would stay here again thankyou seaworld resort our boys had a ball.

Room Tip: Garden wing was a great location.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank Amanda I
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GM_Sea_World_Resort, General Manager at Sea World Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2013

Dear Amanda I,

Great to hear that your boys enjoyed our Resort and we look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

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Reviewed 31 October 2013

Best place for the family. Great place for a holiday, very nice room, great staff, a fun place. Seaview restaurant bit expensive for what it is.
Also avoid school holidays. Best time to go is early December.
Its isolated from other parks and a bit far from Surfers Paradise, but you can take buses or hire your own car.
Enjoy your holidays.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with family
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Thank Amy W
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GM_Sea_World_Resort, General Manager at Sea World Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2013

Dear Amy W,

It is great to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Please make sure you keep a look out for our meal deals that offer great value for the Shoreline Restaurant. Currently our meal deal is from $59.99 per adult and includes full buffet breakfast and dinner. We hope to welcome you back in the future.

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Reviewed 29 October 2013

Very clean, tidy, well maintained rooms and gardens. Pool spotless. Food FANTASTIC! Excellent sauna and Devine massages. We managed to get accommodation with the 'red spot' sale. Giving us 25% off food and beverages meaning we stayed in for most nights instead of travelling to eat at cavil ave, as the food/cocktails at the resort were perfection. Friendly, helpful staff. Only negative as that room service was not delivered when ordered. Thank you for An amazing stay!

Stayed: August 2013, travelled with friends
Thank Teniele L
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GM_Sea_World_Resort, General Manager at Sea World Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2013

Dear Teniele L,

Thank you for your comments, its great to hear that you took advantage of our Red Hot offer and utilised the discounts in our outlets. I will be sure to pass this onto the team.

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Reviewed 27 October 2013

Stayed here during school holidays. Everything was very smooth with check in.
Room had a balcony that overlooked the pool and water which was lovely.
Restaurant for breakfast was delicious had everything you could want. The themed buffet dinners whilst pricey were also delicious and worth it as a holiday treat :)
Monorail to Sea world was great !
Hotel has a huge parking area if you have a hire car

Room Tip: Choose a room close to pool if you plan on spending alot of time there
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  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Sea World Resort

Address: Sea World Drive, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Main Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Main Beach
Price Range: £80 - £264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sea World Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 405
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Take your family on a journey of discovery and adventure at the award-winning Sea World Resort. There's so much to explore including an aquatic adventure playground, cuddles with your favourite Nickelodeon characters including the awesome new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and a fun filled Kid's Club. Go on a behind the scenes sneak peek of a dolphin training session with Sea World Resort's exclusive Dolphin Discovery Presentation, free when you stay two nights or more. It's a wonderful experience the kids will never forget. Then join everyone's favourite sponge and his nautical friends in your own underwater adventure at the amazing 'SpongeBob SplashBash' aquatic adventure zone. Your kids will adore the bright and colourful water-play areas themed around SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick, and Squidward, plus a few jellyfish of course. And just try and keep the kids away from the spectacular nightly light show at the musical water fountain. Home to four restaurants and two bar areas, you'll never have to leave the comfort of the Resort. Dine on at the Shoreline Restaurant and experience an amazing new menu that features live interactive cooking, and enjoy delicious Japanese cuisine at Hatsuhana, all family friendly of course. Plus, spoil the kids with an evening in the Resort's newly upgraded Kids' Club with specially designed Nickelodeon activities and programs that they'll love. Sea World Resort is perfect for your family with direct monorail access to Sea World and family friendly service all with Gold Coast beaches and famous theme parks on your doorstep, not to mention free WIFI around the entire hotel and free in-room broadband. The Resort also offers a host of seasonal water sports, plus massage, beauty and a gym. What will you discover today at Sea World Resort, the heart of fun and adventure? ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Sea World Hotel Main Beach
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