6 Best 5-Star Hotels In Gold Coast, Australia - Updated 2024

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Gold Coast is a coastal city in the state of Queensland, Australia, famed for its long pristine beaches and surfing spots. It also has theme parks such as Dreamworld, Sea World and Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast, as well as is home to subtropical rare birds and rainforests. Break in the sun and head to this vast city, where you can enjoy the ideal combination of beaches, theme parks, nightlife and a variety of other activities. You can visit Lamington National Park and be in tune with nature. There are numerous activities available here especially if you stay in a luxury resort. If you’re planning a beach vacation soon, continue reading to find out about the best 5-star hotels in Gold Coast, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) hotel ratings, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 13, 2024.

1. Palazzo Versace (from USD 275)

Guests at Palazzo Versace can stay in luxurious, 5-star accommodations that include award-winning restaurants, a fitness and wellness centre and a private marina. They can also easily access banquet and event facilities as well as Australia’s first water salon cabana experience.

The resort’s rooms all have two chic bars including Le Jardin, where you can try cocktails, enjoy high tea or relax with a brew in the gorgeous lobby. They also have private balconies, a satellite television and spa baths in the bathrooms. Additionally, you can enjoy private treatments in rooms overlooking the ocean at the spa.

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Imperial Hotel Gold Coast

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: Sea World Drive

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

2. QT Gold Coast (from USD 193)

QT Gold Coast, located in Surfers Paradise, Australia, is another accommodation option that promises comfort during your stay. Every room has playful pops of colour and trendy vintage vibes which ensures Gold Coast’s quintessential culture is kept alive. Other amenities available to guests include air-conditioned rooms with individually-designed highlight walls and custom lighting and a flat-screen TV.

Stingray serves cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere during the day and FIXX Cafe serves Italian delicacies and after-dinner drinks. Guests can also arrange activities and day trips through the hotel’s tour desk.

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QT Gold Coast

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 7 Staghorn Avenue

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

3. The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast (from USD 171)

The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast is set among 7 acres (2.8 hectares) of landscaped gardens and parklands in the heart of Broadbeach on Australia’s Gold Coast. Get a glamorous treatment with world-class service at its restaurants and bars as well as a 24-hour casino.

The luxury accommodations at the hotel include 24-hour room service, a business centre, banquet facilities and entertainment options. Guests can unwind in the cosy lounge bar every evening. Diners can also relax by the pool or with a cocktail. Take in the breathtaking view from your room while sipping your favourite drink and taking in the fresh air.

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The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 8 Casino Drive

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

4. Meriton Suites Southport (from USD 193)

With a beachfront location, this 5-star hotel offers a spectacular view of the crystal blue waters. During your stay in this paradise, you will enjoy unparalleled amenities, breathtaking views and unmatched living standards. Each accommodation is spacious, making sure that guests have enough space to relax. They feature modern design and furnishings as well as full-sized European kitchens and lavish interiors.

Among the amenities are outdoor and indoor pools, which guests can use throughout their stay. You can relax in our indoor lap pool or keep up with your fitness routine in the hotel’s well-equipped gymnasium. Additionally, enjoy the sunrise over Pacific Ocean after the workout.

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Meriton Suites Southport

Wifi Available

Address: 2 Como Crescent

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning Barber/beauty shop

5. JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa (from USD 353)

Enjoy access to luxury living on Gold Coast when you book accommodation at JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa. The hotel features luxuries such as a private saltwater lagoon, sandy beaches and an artificial reef teeming with tropical fish. Taking advantage of its surroundings, this 5-star resort offers air-conditioned rooms with views of Gold Coast Hinterland, Surfers Paradise skyline or Pacific Ocean.

This resort also offers a one-of-a-kind Japanese teppanyaki dining experience. Enjoy high tea or a cocktail overlooking the resort’s lagoon pool. Additionally, guests can later unwind in the hotel’s spa.

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JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 158 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia, 4217

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

6. Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach (from USD 265)

Located in the heart of Broadbeach, Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach offers its guests a spectacular view of Pacific Ocean. You can spend your vacation in one of their luxurious guest rooms. Each room has a private balcony and a marble bathroom with a separate bathtub. Guests will also find a Smart TV, a coffeemaker and Wi-Fi.

In addition to Sofitel MyBeds, a pillow menu is available for guests to ensure a restful night’s sleep. Guests can also make use of other amenities such as two outdoor pools, one of which is heated. There is also a tennis court, a fitness centre and two on-site restaurants for your enjoyment during your trip.

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Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 81 Surf Parade

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

A luxurious vacation awaits you in Gold Coast

Whether you like water adventures or not, you will find Gold Coast to be a fitting holiday destination. There will be no dull moments during your luxury stay with a variety of activities and things to do. If you are looking for an unforgettable vacation, you should check out these five-star resorts in Gold Coast, Australia.

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