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Featured Gold Coast Family friendly Hotels

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Turtle Beach Resort
Turtle Beach Resort
4.0 out of 5.0 2346 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach
4.3/5 (835 reviews)
RM718/ nightfor 2 guests

Great location and friendly staff. Resort starting to look tired in parts.

Reviewed on 15 Jan,2019
Hilton Surfers Paradise Residences
Hilton Surfers Paradise Residences
5.0 out of 5.0 6 Orchid Avenue, Surfers Paradise
Free cancellation
4.3/5 (2,418 reviews)
RM692/ nightfor 2 guests

Highly recommend. Very nice hotel with very good location, close to beach, tram station and shopping centre. And we great view for the New Year's fire work. Only the lift delay as the hotel has been quite busy over the New Year.

Reviewed on 10 Jan,2019
Paradise Resort Gold Coast
Paradise Resort Gold Coast
3.5 out of 5.0 122 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise
4.1/5 (1,529 reviews)
RM620/ nightfor 2 guests

caters great for the kids, but meals are a bit pricey found it cheaper to source meals from other places close by.

Reviewed on 15 Jan,2019
Sea World Resort
Sea World Resort
4.5 out of 5.0 Sea World Drive Main Beach Gold Coast, Main Beach
4.2/5 (1,774 reviews)
RM292/ nightfor 2 guests

Great proximity to sea world, kids loved the pool area.

Reviewed on 15 Jan,2019
Artique Surfers Paradise
Artique Surfers Paradise
4.5 out of 5.0 16-18 Enderley Avenue, Surfers Paradise
4.4/5 (1,583 reviews)
RM587/ nightfor 2 guests

Only minor issue was there was a lack of cooking pots and pans inthe kitchen. We survived thus it wasn't bad at all, but only having one pot was a little bit difficult. Another thing I noticed, on the keys we are given they have the unit number, building it is for and has the fob on it to allow for ...

Reviewed on 17 Jan,2019
Broadbeach Holiday Apartments
Broadbeach Holiday Apartments
4.0 out of 5.0 24-26 Queensland Avenue, Broadbeach
4.2/5 (1,243 reviews)

The location is awesome and the amenities are great. The rooms are spacious, clean and have everything you need for a brilliant stay. Will definately be back!

Reviewed on 15 Jan,2019
NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Resort
NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Resort
4.5 out of 5.0 117 Brisbane Road, Biggera Waters
4.4/5 (283 reviews)
RM296/ nightfor 2 guests

Lots of great things for the kids to do, very family oriented.

Reviewed on 2 Dec,2018
VOCO Gold Coast (Formerly Watermark)
VOCO Gold Coast (Formerly Watermark)
4.5 out of 5.0 31 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise
Free cancellation
4.3/5 (4,586 reviews)
RM372/ nightfor 2 guests

Loved being so close to the shore. Room was clean and had a nice large bathroom.

Reviewed on 17 Jan,2019
Q1 Resort & Spa
Q1 Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5.0 9 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise
4.4/5 (2,501 reviews)
RM729/ nightfor 2 guests

Like the view, and service at reception fast when you check in and check out

Reviewed on 16 Jan,2019

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Where Should We Stay in Gold Coast?

The destination of Gold Coast is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The exciting theme parks, beaches, and golfing are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), which is located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Gold Coast, you might want to consider one of the 381 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Paradise Resort Gold Coast: Offers free water park access, a children's pool, and a kids' club. Guests like the comfy beds and central location at this 3.5-star resort.

Q1 Resort & Spa - Features 2 outdoor pools, 6 restaurants, and in-room kitchens. This 4.5-star apartment is popular with guests for its central location.

Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa - Offers a lazy river, 2 outdoor pools, and a kids' club. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 5-star hotel.

Blue Waters Apartments - Features free water park access, an outdoor pool, and in-room kitchens. The overall comfort and central location make this 3.5-star hotel popular with guests.

Mantra Towers of Chevron - Offers 2 outdoor pools, free parking, and an arcade. Guests like the comfy beds at this 4-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Gold Coast?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use this information to plan when to grab the kids and head to Gold Coast.

  • Hottest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average temperature of 82°F
  • Coldest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 51°F
  • Driest months: September, August, October, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.08 inches
  • Rainiest months: April, March, November, and February, with an average rainfall of 0.12 inches

What Should We See and Do in Gold Coast?

While you are vacationing in Gold Coast, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Dreamworld, Surfers Paradise Beach, and Cavill Avenue.

Gold Coast is also well-known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Theme parks
  • Golfing

Getting Around Gold Coast

Gold Coast has transportation options that will make it easy for your family to get around. Metro stations nearby include Robina Station and Nerang Train Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Varsity Lakes Station, Helensvale Station, or Gold Coast City Coomera Station.