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Sea World Resort
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Main Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Denpasar, Indonesia
1 review
“great for kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

great place for kids to have fun..the hotel have restaurants with good food. no need to go any where when you need to have food from breakfast till dinner time.
otherwise, the hotel is a little bit too far from shopping places. need to go by taxi and it was not cheap.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

Great if visiting Sea World theme park for 1-2 nights stay max. Renovated rooms still feel old & dated. Better to stay in Surfers Paradise or surrounding suburbs for better value accommodation, more dining & activity options.

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

We just stayed here for three nights and will definitely be back. Location was superb and ability to continually zip into sea world was fantastic. Very happy customers:- a 4-5 star review from us....

We stayed on a stay and play deal with discounted food in all resort areas and were happy with prices for a large family. Kids ate buffets based on ages so our 5, 7, 9 year olds (after discount) ate for about $15. So cool to have unlimited access to roast, seafood and desserts but it's not cheap (nor would you expect it to be) for adults eg:-$75 each (before any discounts)...

Rooms were very clean, simple but big enough for family. Only thing we would have liked is better entertainment in room for kids as we had to pay $15 per movie. This made for quite a few disputes in family BUT should /could have bought the DVDS from home (or IPADS).. Recommend other families do this as five in a room can get a bit tiring...

The evening light show was fabulous and shouldn't be missed. Our kids loved it and all the spongebob characters were there for photos which makes for fantastic video/photo memories...

On,y negative is that you really would benefit by having a vehicle. It's a $25 taxi ride into surfers (there may be buses) so longer stays might get a bit bored with the remoteness of location. We didn't find it a problem for three days, but after staying there, I would make use if the FREE car park at resort for longer stays...

Room Tip: Garden wing room was great and ask to be close to lift as it's a loooong walk otherwise
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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

The most comfortable rooms well decorated excelent service and friendly staff resterants were a little over priced but great cafés and resterants within walking dist or a short drive best room we have ever stayed in we will definatly be back

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

The staff went out of their way, the food in the Japanese restaurant was amazing. It was one of the best holidays I've had in a long time.

I loved that our deal included theme park tickets but even if it didn't there was enough to do at the resort and in Surfers that we could have kept ourselves entertained at no additional cost.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

We did enjoy our stay, the staff were incredible, the location was great for Seaworld... BUT...
Expensive for food and considering the lack of facilities in the room (no toasters or microwaves) this is not as family friendly as one would hope... it is also incredibly noisy when people start making their way out of their rooms at 7am....
The room is just a room, pretty boring for a 'resort'. The Bathroom is old and tired and reminded me of somewhere back in the 80's. TV reception was also pretty poor (sorry but it has to be mentioned as with little kids, you are spending the evenings in the room from 8:30 onwards!)
The Shoreline Buffet's food was SENSATIONAL. Everything was cooked to perfection and was plentiful, but it's expensive. $50 each a night for an adult is err ridiculous considering the options are few and far between, had us over a barrel there, I also would perhaps suggest a charge of $5.99 for the refillable drinks be per table, not per person as let's face it, no one could possibly drink $6 worth of post mix.
We didn't use the kids club as it was ridiculously expensive for what it is (having stayed at Paradise Resort, this kids club was nothing compared to what they offer)
The little store within the Resort is over priced for everything - if you are looking at a bottle of coke, you can buy it cheaper at the vending machines... the range is also poor, it has more souvenirs than food stuff....
The Resort Swimming Pool was well equipped for the kids and I am sure the upgrade which was happening whilst we were there will make it even better.
All in all, it was ok. Lots of improvements to make it ultimately 'family friendly' would bring us back, but we have done it once and next time we plan to visit Queensland, this will not be on our accommodation list as the prices were not 'family' orientated.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

nice hotel but definatley children based, noisy with kids running around , accommodation clean and very good, breakfast was expensive, but all in all ok, enjoyed the park not too busy, staff were friendly,

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Additional Information about Sea World Resort

Property: 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:
#2 Family Hotel in Main Beach
#2 Luxury Hotel in Main Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Main Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
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
Nara Resort Sea World
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