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Dorchester on the Beach

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3-7 Garfield Terrace, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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North Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Michael and Karen from the get go were fantastic! The moment you get to the Dorchester, you just know you made the right choice. Up the lift, enter the room and WOW! You could not ask for better views, facilities, cleanliness and security. Beautiful two night stay. Michael and Karen sure are at the top of their profession. The Dorchester... More 

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Warwick, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My new husband and I stayed at the Dorchester on the weekend of our wedding and nothing was too much trouble for Michael and Karen. Many of our wedding guests also stayed and they were treated like family. We stayed in apartment 23 on the 11th floor and it was stunning and huge, with 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the Dorchester on the beach for a friend's wedding. Not only was it clean and quiet, but Michael and Karen went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable for our stay. We will definitely be going back!

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most stunning views, absolute beachfront, The hosts Michael & Karen are the best, the rooms are beautiful, I cannot praise everything highly enough! Best stay on I have ever had on the Gold Coast Loved every moment of it thankyou so much for providing such a stunning, professional experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay Michael and Karen are very friendly hosts willing to help with all your needs. Stunning uninterrupted sea views. Rooms are neat, clean and are serviced weekly. We had a great time here and would highly recommend a stay here.

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Leesa W - great to have you come and stay and we are delighted you enjoyed your visit. The views are certainly stunning, aren't they! We are thrilled you had a great time and look forward to spoiling you again soon. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Dorchester on the Beach with my family and we found it to be the perfect base for a vacation. It's not glitzy but the stunning views and convenience of location more than make up for it. Michael and Karen were excellent hosts and made us feel comfortable. Kids had tons of fun. Will definitely be back.

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Ranjit_R and family, Thank you for choosing to come and stay at Dorchester on the Beach. It was fantastic to welcome your family and friends and we were thrilled you had so much fun exploring the Gold Coast with all its many activities. Michael and I sure enjoyed serving you. We look forward to welcoming you back another time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and 3 friends had a 10 night stay at the Dorchester and could not recommend it more. We stayed in apartment 18 on the 9th floor; which had great views and modern furniture and appliances. The 3 bedrooms were large, clean and well presented. The balcony has great views down to Surfers Paradise and the beach. The pool and... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi AlexBerryp - it was wonderful to welcome you. What a fantastic holiday break you all had. Apartment 18 is a lovely apartment with great views. We are thrilled you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you back and you know we love spoiling our guests. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross More 

melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic, beautifully presented apartment complex. Our apartment (21) had 360 degree views of both the beach and surrounding city and sat right on the beach. The furnishing and fitting are beautiful and the kitchen has all the mod cons. Only a 15 minute walk to Caville Avenue, the location is perfect. A huge thank you to management who were... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi baliohyeh - thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure having you stay and we are delighted you enjoyed everything. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross More 

Buderim, Queensland, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What a perfect place to stay when visiting Surfers' Paradise! The new managers Karen and Michael were friendly, helpful and went out of their way to make our stay pleasant. The apartment was very clean, spacious and comfortable. The location is so convenient with the beach literally on the doorstep and within easy walking distance of shops and restaurants. So... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Lucy4556, thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed the incredible views and our fantastic location during your stay. We are humbled by your amazing feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We didn't want to leave. A perfectly located holiday apartment where your view is directly over the beach. No need to cross any roads to go to the beach, just down the lift and out the door via the swimming pool and there you are. Amazing views as each level only has two apartments so you get the full view... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Monique J You are very welcome to come back and stay. We miss you already! Call us direct for our best rates. We are totally humbled by your lovely review and thrilled you really enjoyed our location, beach and ocean views and seamless service. Most importantly, we are pleased you had a relaxing holiday break! See you again soon.... More 

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