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Vibe Hotel Gold Coast

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7.5
Good
5,410 reviews
+61 7 5539 0444

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pool
Fitness Center
Child Care

Affordable Accommodation in Prime Surfers Paradise Location

Right Along the Nerang River

The Vibe Hotel Gold Coast sits between the Gold Coast Highway on the banks of the Nerang River. With its proximity to the ocean, guests can enjoy views of the city, the river, or the ocean and walking to the beach is a simple task. Nearby attractions include Draculas Haunted House and Infinity House. Of course it's also only 20 minutes from Warner Bros. Movie World and Dreamworld, Australia's largest theme park.

Eat, Swim, and Relax at the Vibe

Breakfast and dinner is available at the on-site Curve Cafe, while room service is available 24 hours a day, every day. Head to the outdoor pool to relax while enjoying drinks from the poolside bar or work up a sweat in the small on-site gym. Just a 7-minute walk from the hotel is the beach, right on the other side of The Esplanade.

This is one of the best beaches in the world and though it can get crowded, the water is warm in summer and the beach clean. If you want to avoid the crowds, head to areas further from the lifeguards. Note however that to stay safe, you'll want to swim between the flags to make sure the lifeguards will see you if you run into any trouble.

Budget Rooms With Gorgeous Views

Rooms at the Vibe Hotel Gold Coast range from a guest room with king or two singles, to a deluxe king suite that includes a kitchenette with refrigerator, oven, and cooktop and a separate bedroom and living room. Views range from city to river to ocean or partial ocean and all rooms include a balcony. Room amenities include flat screen TV, tea and coffee, iPod docking station, in-room safe, and hair dryer.

The Bottom Line

With prices for the Vibe Hotel Gold Coast being less than other nearby hotels, and its central location, many guests feel it's a great value. A big complaint for many was the lack of free Wi-Fi, costing $11 for one hour and $22 for a day. Get a western facing room to avoid sounds from the Gold Coast Highway and view beautiful sunsets at night over the Nerang River. Note also that depending on the time of year, you might run into groups staying at the hotel for Schoolies, a celebration held in late November and early December for recent high school grads.

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42 Ferny Avenue
Gold Coast, QLD 4217
Rooms & Rates
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User Highlights
7.5
Good
Location
"Superb location" "Exceptional location"
Not enough parking facilities, according to 80%.
For 81%, parking prices were too high.
Breakfast
"Watery eggs" "Terrible buffet breakfast"
75% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Room
"Excellent nights sleep" "Water pressure excellent"
70% said the beds were comfortable.
98% thought the view was good.
Value for money
"Paying for car parking" "Was charged for two days"
75% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
82% thought it was a great value.
Service
"Hotel staff unprofessional" "The rudest male receptionist"
Only 67% found the staff to be friendly enough.
54% indicated the reception staff was not good.
Pool
"No Swimming pool" "No indoor pool"
Dirty pool, said 79%.
WiFi
"Had to pay for wifi" "WiFi disconnected"
88% said the wifi quality was bad.
82% thought it was a great value.
Amenities
"Noisey building works" "Messy foyer area"
66% thought the building wasn't nice.
80% complained about the elevator.
Wellness Area
"Didn't have fitness center" "No gym"
76% didn't like the fitness area.

Good to know...

Parking is rare
Comfortable beds
Reception should be more attentive
Hotel buildings could use some improvement
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Handicap
No Smoking
Pool
Restaurant
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
199
Fees
Required
  • Deposit: AUD 50.00 per stay
Add-ons
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: AUD 30.0 per night
  • Parking Fee: AUD 30 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late Check-out Fee: AUD 60
  • Breakfast Fee: AUD 18 for adults and AUD 10.50 for children (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible