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Dorchester on the Beach

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3-7 Garfield Terrace, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The management is wonderful and will make your experience so much better. Great location and three bedroom is very large. Great security in and around building. The Hyundai IMAX van does not fit in garage.

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Thank Heidi4407
Karen C, Manager at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Heidi4407, thank you for choosing to stay at Dorchester on the Beach and for your wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and humbled by your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross, Managers More 

Sydney
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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed there with family. Location couldn't have been better. Close to the main hub of Surfers Paradise and yet just far enough to give that peace and quiet ! The only sound being the sea! Apartment 9 as mentioned in the web had fantastic views of almost the entire Gold Coast stretch . Bang on the beach with private... More 

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

Hi Dr_traveljoy, Wow, thank you for your wonderful review and its great to hear you really enjoyed your holiday and all that Dorchester on the Beach has to offer for family holidays, so close to Surfers Paradise, yet just far enough for that wonderful peace and quiet! We look forward to welcoming you and your family back. Don't forget to... More 

Adelaide
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28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I recently stayed here with my family - husband, 22 year old daugther, 19 year old niece, 18 year old son, 6 year old daugther all in a 3bdrm/2 bathroom, on 9th floor. We all loved it! very spacious, recently renovated, incredible view up and down the coast, and private beach access. Karen and Michael the managers were friendly, helpful... More 

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

Hi BernAdelaide, we are thrilled you enjoyed your family holiday and most of all our great beachfront location with incredible views up and down the coast, as well as the private beach access! Thank you for your lovely review. Michael and I really enjoy welcoming and spoiling our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back again another time. Kind... More 

Bells Beach, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

My partner and I stayed from 12-15 November in a room with 2 other couples. We had a fantastic time at the Dorchester on the Beach- stayed in a deluxe refurbished room, which was really well presented and had amazing views! The management were really accommodating, and friendly, and made us feel very welcome. The facilities were great, with a... More 

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2 Thank Jesse D
Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Jesse D, thank you for your wonderful review and super feedback. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you and all your families and friends another time. Thank you for the recommendation. Don't forget to call us direct to check on your best accommodation rates. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross More 

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We travelled with our daughter and her two children. Our apartment was 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. The apartment was large and beautifully presented. At no time did we feel like we were tripping over each other. What a view! Being right on the beach, the views were spectacular, 180 each way along the beach. Yes we hit the theme parks,... More 

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

Hi John H, thank you for choosing to stay at Dorchester on the Beach and we are delighted you had a wonderful family holiday and enjoyed all that the Gold Coast has to offer while relaxing beach front with the amazing views on offer from our 3 bedroom apartments. Thank you for your fantastic review and we look forward to... More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Brilliant - quiet and secure. We stayed Fri and Sat night. Comfy beds, clean, fantastic views, welcoming hosts. Situated between Surfers(10 min walk) and Broadbeach(15 min walk). You cant get into the secure parking when you arrive though. We had to stop on a yellow line while one of us went in to get access.

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

Hi Planejaneblue, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross More 

Perth, Australia
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70 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

There are some 'refurbished' apartments and some 'standard' apartments.....BIG difference! We booked through Booking.com and thought we'd booked a refurb but hadn't, this is a common issue apparently. Advice from the manager was to check using web sites but call them direct for final booking and possible discount on the published rate! The location is good, right on beach with... More 

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1 Thank Duncan M
Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Duncan, thank you for your review and thank you once again for pointing out to our Trip Advisor Guests the importance of making sure your booking is correct. It is always the safest option to call the hotel you stay with and book direct. With third party booking sites your booking has been made with them and not with... More 

Mermaid Waters, Australia
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing experience. The Dorchester on the Beach is absolutely beautiful. The apartment we could not fault. Clean and immaculate in every way. Situated right on the beach between Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise. Walking distance to the markets at Surfers. As well as all the other activities the hub of the Gold Coast has to offer. The Surf Lifesaving... More 

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1 Thank Sally K
Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Sally K, we are thrilled you had a brilliant holiday and enjoyed all that Surfers Paradise and the Gold Coast has to offer as well as our amazing location. Thank you for your wonderful review and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Amazing experience for our first time at Surfers Paradise. Could not fault Dorchester on the Beach. Clean, open space & homely apartment with full kitchen! Enjoyed every minute of our stay, awesome views of the Pacific Ocean make great Facebook cover photos, private beach access, all you hear is the soothing sounds of the ocean. Our 6 yr old son... More 

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

Hi Buibere, what a wonderful family you are. We are very pleased you enjoyed your first holiday to Surfers Paradise and loved Dorchester on the Beach having a super family holiday. We would be thrilled to welcome you back another time and thank you very much for your awesome review. See you soon. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross, Managers More 

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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Walking into the apartment for the first time is amazing with views to die for. The apartment is spacious with 3 bedrooms, large well equipped kitchen, laundry and 2 bathrooms. There are only 2 apartments per floor so it is really quiet and all we could hear was the sounds of the sea. The beach is stunning. The apartment managers... More 

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

Hi GradKyi, Wow! Thank you for your fantastic review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay, loved the beach walks and time here. We are humbled by your super feedback and look forward to welcoming you back another time. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross More 

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