The Gold Coast – every Australian knows that the white sandy beaches and ocean-side skyscrapers are home to some of the country’s best luxury hotels.
From ritzy private chef suites and oceanside marinas to low-rise resort-style villas, the Gold Coast has something for everyone who is looking for their next luxury getaway.
If you are looking to live life in the moment – dive into our list of the best Gold Coast luxury hotels.
1. The Darling at The Star Goldcoast
The Darling Hotel was opened in 2018 by The Star Entertainment Group and has since stood tall as the evident luxury getaway destination winning numerous awards as the best deluxe hotel winner.
You’ll get nothing but the full royal treatment at the Darling Hotel from the moment you step through the door. Everything you could ever imagine will be taken care of.
A gravity-defying infinity pool sits 67 metres high in the air, while high-end restaurants, a lounge bar, and butler services are just some of the extras that make this place so special. However, if you’ve got a pretty penny to spare you can book yourself into one of their penthouse suites which include a private karaoke room (yes you heard that right), private gymnasium, and 80sqm wrap-around balcony…
- Average price per night: $1,100
- Website: star.com.au
2. Palazzo Versace
This hotel is loud, extravagant, and oozing with luxury, it’s Versace after all!
Located perfectly among the glitz and glam of the Gold Coast you won’t miss a beat of action from the moment you walk in.
Sip and dip in Australia’s first and only water salon inclusive of a 63-metre pool and its very own white sandy beach. Plus their exotic poolside oasis is the perfect way to unwind under the Southern Queensland sun that we know shines all year round.
- Average price per night: $501
- Website: palazzoversace.com.au
3. Dorsett Gold Coast
Gold Coast’s newest and shiniest hotel has been open for less than a year, but it’s already making huge waves across the nation.
Like The Darling Hotel, the Dorsett is also located within The Star Entertainment Group boasting all of the world class entertainment and leisure facilities. The Dorsett is also the first major hotel to open in Queensland since the pandemic and comes with all of the luxury amenities to boot.
In the mood for some serious retail therapy? The Dorsett is located in a prime location virtually footsteps from Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, which is home to the best stores in the area – perfect for you to do some serious credit card damage.
- Average price per night: $380
- Website: dorsetthotels.com
4. Hilton Surfers Paradise
As all Hilton Hotels tend to go, Hilton Surfers Paradise is one of the most beautiful and luxurious places you can stay in the area.
Located just one block away from the famous Gold Coast sandy white beaches, whether you’re booking in for work, leisure or a staycation this spot will cater to all your holiday needs.
Equipped with an on-site spa facilities, bar, restaurant, executive lounge and fitness centre, is there really any need to leave? But the fine dining options are really what we should be talking about. If you love fresh locally sourced seafood with a hint of Asian influence then Catch is the perfect spot to indulge, but if you’re in the mood for shared styled options, cocktails and craft beer then head over to Ms Margot’s Bar & Eats.
- Average price per night: $400
- Website: hilton.com/en
5. The Langham – Jewel Residence
The Jewel Residence is truly the pinnacle of Gold Coast luxury hotel accommodation. From the building’s crystal-like structure to its most elusive penthouse, if you’re on the hunt for the luxury hotel then this is it.
The Chairman’s Ocean Suite located on the 20th floor will set you back $4,200 a night and comes equipped with a full-sized study, butlers pantry, private chef, two marble bathrooms, spa, private balcony, access to the onsite health club and wellness centre and of course the famous panoramic ocean views.
Keep in mind that the Jewel Residence comes with a very pretty price tag but the rooms and amenities speak as to why.
- Average price per night: $4,000
- Website: langhamhotels.com
6. Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort
Nestled in between six acres of lush tropical gardens, the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort is everything you could dream up and more when imagining a luxury Queensland getaway.
Their three-bedroom villa with direct pool access is our favourite pic out of all of their luxury stays. Waking up to the warm Queensland sun just seems ten times better when you can dive straight from your bedroom into your pool, right?
Let’s be real, you can’t go wrong with a Sheraton Hotel when travelling anywhere and this one lives up to the same standard.
- Average price per night: $1350
- Website: marriott.com
Feature Image: Palazzo Versace
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