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Islander Resort Hotel

3.0 of 5
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3128 Surfers Paradise Boulevard | (Cnr Surfers Paradise Bvld), Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Great location and amenities. Friendly staff and comfy beds. Handy restaurant and parking on site. Walking distance to the centre of Surfers. Would stay again and the prices were very good. Very happy experience overall.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is great, but like everything, you get what you pay for. It is cheap, but for young couples and singles its perfect. Super close to pubs and nightlife, shops, beach. Has its own pool as well which is great in summer.

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irh, National Sales Executive at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dcdavidlee Thanks for your review of your stay with us at the Islander Resort Hotel. You're 100% correct we're a budget friendly resort with clean and comfortable rooms; and we're located right in the heart of Surfers Paradise. It sounds like you had a good time staying with us. We also wanted to point out that we have lots... More 

Posthausen, Germany
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for four nights. It wasn't the most luxurious hostel/hotel, but i enjoyed it. The kitchen is well equipped - but not busy. I liked it. The common room has a tv and your room as well. It was a bit weird, that when you check in you'll get a key for your room and your bed as... More 

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irh, National Sales Executive at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear inlovewithgreen Thanks for taking the time to submit a review. It sounds like you stayed in the backpacker tower of our property. Apologies for the confusion with the beds - we allocate you a key per bed to match the number on the side of the bunk bed. Thanks for noting our amazing staff and location. We love that... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fair to say you get what you pay for , stayed for one night in a one bedroom apartment , room was very dated , however I suppose you have to weigh that up against being affordable and its excellent central location . Only real disappointment was the shocking smell within the room , certainly couldn't of lasted more than... More 

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irh, National Sales Executive at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear richardwcw Thanks for taking the time to submit a review. Here at the Islander we aim to provide clean and comfortable rooms with an excellent location - it sounds like you experienced just that! Thank you for the comments on the style of the room and also the unusual smell you encountered....We've passed on your feedback to our maintenance... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Not your 4star type hotel. With all the necessary amenities. What I like is the walking distance to the beach and shopping malls. Yup, hotel has a mini in house casino , bar , swimming pool , barbeque area.

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irh, National Sales Executive at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ong_Chin Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your stay with us at the Islander. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us. You are 100% correct we're not a 4 star hotel; we are a 3 star hotel. We take a lot of pride in offering budget friendly accommodation right in the heart... More 

Canberra, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I stayed in a one bedroom apartment with my daughter for a holiday treat for her. The hotel is perfectly located in the heart of Surfers Paradise close to all the attractions and public transport links. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel rooms and communal areas were clean and everything was in working order. However, the hotel... More 

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irh, National Sales Executive at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Clare N Thank you for your review of your stay with us at the Islander Resort Hotel. We pride ourselves on offering clean and comfortable rooms that are budget friendly; it is great to hear this is what you experienced. We'll be sure to pass your comments onto the housekeeping team and also the reservations team. Please note we... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My husband and I got a 1 bdr apartment and although it was as neat as possible, it was a bit run down and old. Guess we couldn't expect anything more when travelling on a budget. The staff were friendly and attentive, the hotel is only a block or so from the beach which was a plus for us. If... More 

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irh, National Sales Executive at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Meghna G Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us at the Islander Resort Hotel. We sincerely appreciate all feedback we receive and please rest assured we have forwarded your comments about the apartment onto our directors. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves on providing clean, comfortable and centrally located... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We just spent two nights here & I mistakenly booked backpacker accom ilo of hotel but the receptionist was great about it. We had *the best room in the house* high up on the front with beautiful views. We'll be back - location location.

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irh, National Sales Executive at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Helen Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay at the Islander. It's great to hear our staff were able to assist you as well - we pride ourselves on offering clean, comfortable and budget friendly accommodation with excellent customer service. We'll be sure to pass your comments on to the... More 

Glenning Valley, Australia
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My son and I had to travel to Brisbane and he wanted to stop over in Surfers Paradise. The is centrally located to everything and was pretty good value for money. The staff were excellent. We had an apartment room so the bedroom was separate to the lounge/kitchenette area. The kitchen had a large fridge, oven, microwave, kettle etc. Was... More 

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irh, National Sales Executive at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bob B Thank you for taking the time to submit your review of your recent stay with us at the Islander Resort Hotel. It sounds like you and your son enjoyed your stay at the Islander and found the one bedroom apartments comfortable. We do hope you'll consider staying with us again next time you're in Surfers Paradise. Kind... More 

Kingston, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It's a central hotel, it's close to everything, alright views, staff were helpful in regards to information about the area. This was my first trip with a friend, and it was average but for a couple of last-year-of-studying-girls it was good. We were hardly in our room during day, so we definitely got value for money. Didn't use the pool,... More 

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irh, National Sales Executive at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ebonyj96 Thank you for your review of your stay at the Islander Resort Hotel. You're 100% correct we are very central right in the heart of Surfers Paradise offering budget friendly accommodation with some fantastic free facilities available for all guests. We have passed on your comments to housekeeping and maintenance to address the issues you raised. Please note... More 

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