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Vibe Hotel Gold Coast

4,386 reviews
+61 7 5539 0444

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
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
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User Highlights
Overall Guest Score
"Walkable to surfers paradise shops etc" "Location was fantastic"
Not enough parking facilities, according to 75%.
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
"Fantastic most helpful friendly staff" "Staff are friendly and informative"
77% found the staff to be very friendly.
55% said the reception staff was ok.
"So affordable, great customer service" "Beautiful for the price"
52% thought it was overpriced.
Breakfast prices were ok, according to 57%.
"Great gym and pool facilities" "Nice pool/spa area"
Dirty pool, said 84%.
"No complimentary breakfast" "No Scrambled Egg"
Breakfast prices were ok, according to 57%.
"Well appointed lounge bar" "Affordable cocktails"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 75%.
Lovely bar service, according to 86%.
"Breathtaking water views" "Water pressure excellent"
55% said rooms were dirty.
97% thought the view was good.
"Blanket was very old and worn" "Aircon leaking"
Beds were acceptable for 57%.
77% thought rooms were spacious.
"Facilities are a little outdated" "Faulty smoke detector"
55% thought the building wasn't nice.
77% thought the facilities needed updating.
"Carpet in lounge room was damp" "Dirty outside area"
55% said rooms were dirty.
87% said the bathroom was dirty.
"Old mattress" "Facilities are a little outdated"
79% criticized the unstylish hotel.
69% thought the atmosphere was somewhat friendly.
"Had to pay for Internet" "Wifi connection terrible"
87% said the wifi quality was bad.
52% thought it was overpriced.
"Spa wasn't working" "Gym out of order"
84% didn't like the fitness area.

Good to know...

Parking is rare
Rooms could be cleaner
Friendly service
Bathroom could be optimized
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Spa or Sauna
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Deposit: AUD 50.00 per stay
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: AUD 40 per night
  • Internet Fee: AUD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Parking Fee: AUD 20 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late Check-out Fee: AUD 60
  • Breakfast Fee: AUD 15 for adults and AUD 10.50 for children (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible