To make it a little easier, we have prepared a list of places that we would recommend staying at. All are on the G:link tram network, with most located in the heart of Surfers Paradise

High End


Crowne Plaza

Our gala night venue!!! Towering over one of Australia’s favourite stretches of coastline, you’ll find Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise nestled perfectly between Cavill Avenue entertainment strip and Broadbeach’s premier local shopping and dining scene with G-link tram at our doorstep. Price: $159 per superior room for 2 people. Special link attached below

Q1 Resort and Spa

The iconic Q1 Resort & Spa®, Australia’s tallest residential tower, offers elite and exclusive Gold Coast accommodation.  Our one, two, three, four bedroom and Penthouse apartment capture breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, the shimmering sands of Surfers Paradise, sparkling lights of the Gold Coast city and the lush green of the Gold Coast hinterland. Price: Approximately $200 per night for a 1 bedroom spa apartment



Soaring above the white sands of Australia's most iconic beach, Hilton Surfers Paradise is conveniently located between Orchid Avenue and Surfer's Paradise Boulevard. Set in the heart of Surfers Paradise, our hotel is within walking distance to a range of dynamic shopping, entertainment and business areas. Price: Approximately $230 for double or twin room

Mid Range

Mantra at Sharks

Walking distance to Griffith University, our conference venue!!! Offering premium Gold Coast accommodation in the heart of Southport, Mantra at Sharks is surrounded by dining and entertainment choices.The property boasts a multipurpose events centre, two restaurants, a cafe, bars, and an extensive fitness centre, offering the latest in fitness equipment and a range of classes. Price: Approximately $130 for a queen studio room


Vibe Hotel Gold Coast

With a prime position in the heart of Surfers Paradise, Vibe Hotel Gold Coast is moments from sandy beaches, the famous Esplanade, and the Nerang River. World-class shopping is on your doorstep, not to mention the celebrated Gold Coast nightlife with its bounty of restaurants, nightclubs, bars and pubs. Price: Approximately $140 for a king or twin room

More Affordable

Surfer Paradise Backpackers Resort

Fronted by palm trees, this down-to-earth hostel is steps from the Florida Gardens tram stop, a 13-minute walk from the Q1 skyscraper and 8 km from Sea World. Price: Approximately $80 for a private room for 4 people, $29 per person in a mixed dorm.


Hundreds of other hotels, motels and AirBnB’s