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The Island Gold Coast - Surfers Paradise - Building
The Island Gold Coast
8.5 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Mantra Wings Surfers Paradise - Surfers Paradise - Pool
Free Wi-Fi
QT Gold Coast
8.3 Very Good
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Top tips for finding Main Beach hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Main Beach, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Main Beach in August and May.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Main Beach if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Main Beach for 3 days.
  • Main Beach functions as both a marina and port, so there is a constant buzz of activity to explore here. Stay in the centre of it all at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, a 5-star beachfront hotel with an excellent spa service, tennis court and outdoor pool.
  • Want to be the next Kelly Slater? Take a surf lesson at one of many surf schools lining the beachfront. Look for a hotel near major surf schools like First Wave and Get Wet Surf School, and you’ll be riding the waves in no time. Xanadu Main Beach Resort and Pacific Views Resort, for instance, are both apartment-style properties about 10min walking distance from the surf schools.
  • Experience face-to-face encounters with incredible sea creatures like dolphins, seals and turtles at Seaworld Australia. A stay at Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort or Palazzo Versace, both 5-star properties, will have you conveniently located about a 5min drive or 20min walk from the marine park.
  • Set up a picnic in Hollindale Park. Set back from the beach, it has a great playground and picnic area ideal for families and friends travelling to Main Beach. Consider a stay at Contessa Condominiums, Pacific Views Resort or Xanadu Main Beach Resort and walk to the park, town centre and Main Beach.
  • Marina Mirage is a shopper’s paradise in Main Beach with more than 70 fashion boutiques and stores in an open-air centre. Shoppers should consider a stay at one of Main Beach’s best luxury hotels, the Palazzo Versace or Sheraton Grand Mirage, which are situated directly opposite the centre.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Main Beach

  • Where is good to stay in Main Beach for nightlife?

    Tedder Avenue is a trendy and vibrant street that has plenty of nightlife options from dining to bars and nightclubs. The Southport Yacht Club is another exciting spot for a night out, where national music acts take to the stage. Consider one of many apartment-style properties like Pacific Views Resort, Norfolk Luxury Beachfront Apartments or Xanadu Main Beach Resort, and you’ll be in the heart of all the action.

  • Where is best to stay in Main Beach with kids?

    Families visiting Main Beach should consider a stay at Sea World Resort, a 4-star property located beside the marine park. Featured amenities include an outdoor pool, spa, fitness centre, restaurant and complimentary breakfast. Alternatively, consider a private apartment like Pacific Views Resort, which features a pool, restaurant and tennis court.

  • Where can business travellers stay in Main Beach?

    On the north side of Main Beach, the Sheraton and Palazzo Versace are excellent hotels for business travellers, featuring conference facilities as well as restaurants, laundry service and fitness centres. At the south end of Main Beach, the Marriott Vacation Club is another excellent choice, featuring a pool, tennis court, business centre and spa.

  • Where is good for budget travellers to stay in Main Beach?

    Main Beach can be a pricey destination, especially if staying beachfront. Budget travellers should look for a hotel in neighbouring city Southport, just across the bridge and about 15min away by tram. The Woodroffe Hotel or Sundale Motel, for instance, are both affordable 3-star properties in Southport with good access to shopping and dining areas as well as Main Beach.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Main Beach?

    Although the average price for a double room in Main Beach is $449, $449 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Main Beach?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Main Beach districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Main Beach city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Main Beach hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Main Beach that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Mantra Wings Surfers Paradise, Sovereign on the Gold Coast and Imperial Hotel Gold Coast.

Where to stay in Main Beach?

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