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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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Ranked #50 of 74 hotels in Surfers Paradise
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would just like to take the time to appreciate how beautiful the islander is, I stayed there for about 3 weeks and the service was impeccable, The receptionist was absolutely sexy and i just can't forget about the beds, they were so comfy! the smell of the room, i seriously nearly cried it was a scent of lavender and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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 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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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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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I stayed here for a week and half at the end of January, I stayed in the hostel, it's very basic and I guess you can't except much. When I arrived it was 4 in the morning and someone else was in my bed number so I stayed in the clean bed but the next day I had a few... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The room was clean though looks bit old. Strategy wise is good, you may find convenience store, plenty of restaurant nearby including Hard Rock and walking distance beach. During midnight, you may hear people drunk walking around in the hotel especially on weekend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We were a little concerned upon arrival that we had booked a back packers hostel The term "resort" was used generously! However, the room was clean and comfortable ( once the reception staff resolved the problem of initially sending us to a room that had not been made up from its previous guests!) The internet only works on the lower... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The Islander is a good place if you are a backpacker. Rooms were fairly clean. Bathroom was quite poor, the taps didn't seem to work very well If not at all some times, and the shower wasn't much better. The shower head was that low I had I bend down to wash my hair standing at 5 foot 5. There... 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
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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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The Islander Resort Hotel is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, only a block from the famous Surfers Paradise Beach and the excitement of Cavill Avenue. The hotel is located on the corner of Beach Road and Surfers Paradise Blvd, only a short walk to restaurants, shopping and nightlife. Accommodation consists of Standard Hotel Rooms or One Bedroom Apartments. All rooms feature a private balcony, tea/coffee facilities, air conditioning, refrigerator, clock radio and in-room safe. Apartments also have full kitchen facilities.Guests can enjoy free use of full resort facilities including tropical outdoor pool, spa, steam room, tennis and squash courts. Other hotel facilities include 24 hour internet café, on-site bottleshop, 24 hour reception, tour desk, on-site car rental, laundry facilities and limited undercover parking. Vegas in Paradise Restaurant, Bar and Gaming lounge is located on the ground floor and a new outdoor café is now open serving fresh coffee and snacks. ... more   less 
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