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Karana Palms Resort

3.5 of 5 40-42 Tarcoola Crescent | Chevron Island, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Timaru, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

you don't get anything for free at this place. After you pay for your room you would expect to at least get another toilet roll but no. We got a starter kit of tea and coffee but if u want anymore you have to pay for it at reception. We were there for 7 nights and didn't get our room... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The positives of this accommodation is that its a short walk to downtown Surfers. Wasnt impressed that the hot water went cold after one quick shower, there was no face cloths, shampoo etc. Pillows were high and hard, very uncomfortable and no options. For $200 it was expensive for what you get, wouldnt stay again at that price.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Booked early in 2014. Slight mix up with our booking upon arrival as the previous owners had sold up and hadn't noted our discussion/specific requests. However, Singh and his wife (the new owners) made every effort to accommodate all our requests. Nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely go back. Great value for money. Quiet location on Chevron Island and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Hard to find something as good as this for the price. I've stayed at many resorts on the gold coast and this one was the best overall experience. Very decent comfort, quite clean, great spacious balcony, and the owners were very friendly and always helped out when needed. I'll definitely be coming back when staying on the gold coast.

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We booked on-line after looking at heaps of accomodation in Surfers Paradise. The pictures on-line looked good and the price was good too. We arrived for a 9 night stay and were disappointed from the start. On the good side- Secure Parking, close to Surfers, spacious, washing facilities. Now for the bad- dirty and smelly.The carpets were dirty (we swept... More

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Warragul, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a week at karana The place was central to everything just a short walk from the heart of surfers, but it still had that relaxed feel. We loved it we will return when we come back up to visit! The staff were so friendly, did anything they could to help us out in anyway! Would totally recommend... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed here for a week. Staff were blunt and disinterested. The room was average. The toliet was broken on arrival, but fixed upon request. The curtains were disgusting. The dishes were filthy and wet. The sofa had a horrible smell to it. Air-Con should NOT!! have to be paid for on-top of the price!!!!! The cleaner just walked in at... More

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My partner and I stayed at Karana Palms Resort for 2 nights and loved the location, we were close enough to Surfers that we were able to walk to dinner and the shops. Whilst the apartment was basic it was clean and tidy and suited our requirements for a short stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I stayed with son and grandson and had a wonderful stay - venue is great - pool pleasant and only 5 min walk to surf - we went to most days - suits self catering - i slept on fold out - was comfortable

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Ballina, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I stayed at Karana Palms Resort for 2 nights. The apartment was clean, comfortable and quiet. The location is absolutely fantastic, just a 10-minute walk to Surfers Paradise and a 5-minute walk to restaurants, shops etc on Chevron Island. Would definitely stay here again.

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Address: 40-42 Tarcoola Crescent | Chevron Island, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Karana Palms Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Karana Palms Hotel Surfers Paradise
Karana Palms Resort Gold Coast/Surfers Paradise

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