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Anchor Down Apartments

3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   25 - 27 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, Queensland QLD 4217, Australia (Formerly Whelan Street)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Broadbeach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently decided to stay in Surfers Paradise for a couple of nights, and what a pleasant surprise. Our host Erika was such a friendly and helpful person who went out of her way to make sure we were happy with everything. She gave us some great tips on restaurants and we invited her to come with us on our... More

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Noosa Heads
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We totally enjoyed our stay at "Anchor Down". Very conveniently located to the centre of Surfers Paradise, and only a short stroll to the beach. Our apartment on the top floor ( unit 23), north facing and overlooking the pool, was clean and in very good condition, it had everything we needed. Plenty of dish washing liquid and a spare... More

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Erika P, Manager at Anchor Down Apartments, responded to this review

Dear purefunnoosa, Thank you for this 5 star review of Anchor Down Holiday Apartments – reading it has made my day! I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and even more thrilled to read that you will definitely be back. Thanks again for your kind words and warm recommendation; we hope to welcome you back again... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We arrived to be told that we need to wait 30 mins for the room as it was being cleaned. Three hours later we were finally allowed in our room. Once we entered the apartment I was grossed out! Shower had mould, bed were so uncomfortable, sand all through the apartment. Make sure if you need to use the toilet... More

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Erika P, Manager at Anchor Down Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Kellie W, Thank you for your feedback. We welcome all comments from guests whether good or bad as it helps us to see areas that we are performing well in and those that may need attention. I am happy to hear that our convenient location was to your liking, however disappointed that other aspects weren’t to your expectations. I... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

A central location, walking distance to the Surfers Paradise shopping, restaurants and bars. We stayed in a ground floor apartment by the pool with a well planted for privacy, outdoor area and gardens. The beds and furniture were very comfortable, the kitchen was well stocked with equipment, although the glasses and crockery required a wash before use. The apartment was... More

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ADKK77, Manager at Anchor Down Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Cornusrose, Thank you for your lovely review of Anchor Down Apartments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, particularly our convenient location. Being so central makes it easy for all of our guests to explore the beautiful Gold Coast. All of our apartments are individually owned and do differ in style. Thank you for your... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Disgraceful service ... Car space to small. .. Damaged car no help from management .... Room described not at all what was sold on over phone purchase ... Was told to call police to get any refund ... Paid for nine nights.... Was told to ring police to even get any money back.... I had to ring police ... Management... More

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ADKK77, Manager at Anchor Down Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Adkjs, Thank you for leaving your review. I would like to clarify the point you raised about the car park. While the car park you were allocated may be small, it is still able to comfortably fit a 4WD in it. I apologise if you feel it is our fault that you damaged your car but we supply the... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Handy location to Surfers main arcade - only 5-10 minutes to everywhere in Surfers. Clean apartments - ideal for families. Friendly staff. Parking underneath. Pool popular with kids - well sheltered from wind.

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Anchor Down apartments are centrally located within an easy walk to the main area of Surfers Paradise. With undercover secure parking and away from the noise of the clubs etc it is a great place for families. Our family with two small children has stayed here twice without any complaint. The apartments are clean and roomy with excellent facilities. The... More

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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

did not get our apartment request that was promised due to having baby wanted ground floor and was put on first, noisy back packer hostel opposite, lot of young groups checking in with noisy partys at night spa never working seen 4 rooms while there due to them stuffing up our room and friends staying and none are anything like... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

The location was great ten minutes walk from the main part of surfers so the car could stay parked at the appartment . We stayed on the third floor which did have stairs but we found them to be very easy to manage .The garden was beautiful and well groomed which had a clean well kept pool and spa and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

Worst location cross the road so loud swearing bin throwing not a place for children .10 dollars a night extra for air con who charges that ? We are in the Gold Coast of course ur going to need one ... Would not recommend this appartments at all regret booking here! Last night ppl were screaming 2am In the morning... More

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Address: 25 - 27 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, Queensland QLD 4217, Australia (Formerly Whelan Street)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Anchor Down Apartments 3.5*
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Anchor Down is Best Value Surfers Paradise Accommodation on the Gold Coast.Anchor Down Holiday Apartments are in a 3 story walk up apartment complex offering fully self contained resort style apartments in a peaceful tropical garden setting. Our water front resort backs onto the tranquil Nerang River and yet is only a short stroll to the busy heart of Surfers Paradise. Stay at Anchor Down if you are interested in a relaxing getaway close to the Gold Coast golden beaches and rolling surf and the excitement and adventure of the theme parks. Our comfortable apartments provide affordable, self contained accommodation suited to both families, couples and groups. ... more   less 
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