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Islander Resort Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 Beach Road | (Cnr Surfers Paradise Bvld), Surfers Paradise, 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pro: 1. Location is excellent. It is just situated opposite Hard Rock Café and Surfers Paradise Mall. The beach is just less than 2-3mins walk away. Everything from cafes, pubs, restaurants and souvenir shops are within walking distance. The tram stop is also nearby. Hotel has a small pool if you dislike swimming in the sea. It has a small... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hotel is ideal! Shops, pubs, restaurants, the beach, just everything is at walking distance which was great. The room I stayed in, I am not a big fan of. It just seem too old and run down. It could need some renovation. As it appeared to be old and run down, it didnt appear to be... More

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

Thanks so much for your honest review Myra M! It sounds like you had a great time in Surfers Paradise staying at the Islander and being so close to everything. We also appreciate your comments regarding the room you stayed in. You are correct in saying that we are an older style building but on the plus side the resort... More

Toowoomba, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to the Islander 6 times over the last 10 years or so, travelling as a young family mostly, sometimes with friends. We generally stay between 3-7 nights at a time. Although the property is clearly dated, we don't mind as a room is used as a place to shower and sleep - so the Islander gets ticks in... More

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irh, General Manager at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kracker_1, What a refreshing and enjoyable note you have left about your experiences at the Islander. We receive wonderfully positive feedback from guests on a daily basis but unfortunately the negative reviews are often the ones that arise online, thank you for leaving such honest and transparent comments about the many positives and happy memories. The things you have... More

Bundaberg, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a room here for $109. We didn't expect much for $109 being Surfers Paradise, but the room we were given at the Islander Resort Hotel was not acceptable. Upon entering the room we were struck with an offensive odour. Moving throughout the room brought an array of unpleasant scents depending on where you stood. The bathroom smelt of... More

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irh, General Manager at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael B, I do apologise for the disruption and disappointment that you experienced on checking in. We do have a non-smoking room policy throughout the property but guests are permitted to smoke on the external balconies, as a non-smoker I do recognise the discomfort odours can cause. So that I can investigate the problems raised personally and action appropriately,... More

New Delhi, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the hotel after an hour's drive from Brisbane airport and weren't too impressed with the interiors. Seemed to be about average with a tiny bathroom and no microwave. But a look out of the balcony changed my opinion. Could see the sea from one side and the bustling city on the other. It is located right in... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Islander resort apartment was great. apartment a bit tired, but clean & everything provided in the cooking range.Attached is a bar & pokies, and a bottle shop underneath..The meals in the hotel were great, $10 would buy lasanga salad & chips. there was a few at this price & some dearer meals. My apartment was unserviced ,but rubbish was emptied... More

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

Dear Marlene286 thank you for your valuable comments and feedback. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us! We are working seriously in continuously improving all aspects in the hotel and as a result the resort is undergoing some further refurbishments to keep the rooms, grounds and common areas fresh and clean. We'll be sure to pass on your... More

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18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed here for about 3 nights, however we weren't impressed with the hostel. The staff weren't very helpful or friendly. I think the main issue with it was that it was so big that it was hard to meet anyone. Not to mention for such a tiny hostel they had a tiny kitchen! Although the rooms were very good... More

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Room was clean and tidy , shower nice and hot and bed comfy,central to everything, walking distance to shops , undercover parking.service was great, open 24 hours , we will definitely be back to stay .

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irh, General Manager at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Runner75_12, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Islander and look forward to welcoming you on your return. As noted we offer a premium city centre location with excellent facilities for a budget Hotel. The new light rail line opens on the 20th of July and the closest stop is less than 100 meters from our... More

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This old girl is certainly showing her age. Half of it has been turned over to backpacking and is a bargain although not really a back packing atmosphere. it is very close to the action and the beach. The people are friendly but the whole place is certainly run down. The wi-fi is appalling so do not pay for it.... More

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irh, General Manager at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lee L, Thank you for taking the time to note concerns about your recent stay, you are correct in noting that we are an old property, but we do feel we still offer excellent value for money given our price point and city centre location. The property consists of a Hotel tower offering Hotel rooms and One Bedroom apartments,... More

Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stay here for 5D4N,book two rooms that come with breakfast,my mum room air con heater is not working,when you use the basin tap,the water come out is rusty/dirty water but they fix it during room cleaning which was good. The bed is comfortable. I think they need to refurnish the hotel

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irh, General Manager at Islander Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ng76sk, Thank you for your feedback and sharing your experience. We are sorry that you experienced a problem with your heater but do offer 24 hour Reception to report any problems on future visits. I am pleased to hear that Maintenance attended to the water problem. Kind Regards Dean Cooper More

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Address: 6 Beach Road | (Cnr Surfers Paradise Bvld), Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Islander Resort Hotel 3*
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Islander Hotel Surfers Paradise
Islander Surfers Paradise
Islander Resort Hotel Gold Coast/Surfers Paradise

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