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Karana Palms Resort

40-42 Tarcoola Crescent | Chevron Island, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For the sixth year in a row we have spent a week at our favourite Winter getaway from cold Melbourne. It's very relaxing and very convenient to Surfers Paradise. Just a 5 minute walk into Surfers and only one third of the cost for accommodation. I recommend a stay here and enjoy all the advantages. It will bring you back!

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Taree, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Perfect apartments lovely and clean The kitchen made our stay awesome because I could spend money on activities rather then food as we could prepare meals there and wash clothes also. The apartment is located close to surfers, we walked over most nights The staff were more then helpful and very friendly it made our holiday

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello , Thanks for taking time to give us a review . We are really happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us , hope you got home safe. we really appreciate your honest and good review and hope to see you next time you visit Gold coast . Tack care More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Me and my husband went on holidays to Surfers and had an enjoyable experience. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped with plates, pans, utensils and cutlery. The laundry was also great- washing machine and dryer. We also had the free carpark as compared to other places who charge for it. It is just a short... More 

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello Thanks for taking time to give us a review . we appreciate your good comments and really happy to see you had a Great stay. Please give us a call next time you would like to book your holiday in Gold coast with Karana Palms . Take Care :) More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Staff were friendly and polite. We had two issues with a sliding door that would not lock and no blanket on the bed which they resolved quickly. It is very central to downtown Surfers Paradise. However, it is old, smelly, dirty (stained) and poorly maintained. We stayed one night and was so depressed about the prospect of returning we booked... More 

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the review. Really sad to hear you didn't have a good stay at our place we did try our best to resolve all the issue we had. Hope you had a good time at the wedding Take care. More 

Eumundi, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Clean and comfortable self contained accommodation very close to the main entertainment precinct of Surfers Paradise. Only 10 mins walk to the beaches. The manager, Singh is friendly and in my experience will go out of his way to be helpful. Would highly recommend this accommodation to anyone whether travelling on business or for holiday.

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello Ian Really Happy to see you had a Great Stay and Thanks again for your review And hope to see you soon next time you in Gold Coast Take Care :) More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We highly recommend these apartments. We stayed with our 2 cats and they loved it also. Very friendly and helpful management and staff, we couldn't ask for more. Singh the manager is very helpful and couldn't do enough for us. Conveniently located on Chevron Island just walking distance to Surfers Paradise and many resturants and bars. Thanks for making our... More 

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello Rob and Kyra was very nice to meet you both and Thanks you for your honest and nice review really appreciate it . hope you guys are settled in well at your new place and wish you both the best for future. Happy Easter More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

What an amazing place to stay in Gold Coast! Affordable, close to everything, fully self contained apartment and awesome staff. I met the manager who checked me in, very friendly and humble guy. He was quite informative and helpful. I will definitely recommend this place to everyone and will return.

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello , we really appreciate your honest feed back, and really happy you enjoyed your stay at Karana Palms. hope to see you next time you in goldcoast for holiday. Take care More 

australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I would not hesitate to recommend Karana Palms to other travellers, we stayed in room 102 which was very clean and comfortable, great position, short walk to shops, I've stayed in many hotels and apartments here and overseas and this one is very good for the money you pay, Singh is more than happy to make your stay a pleasant... More 

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello Judy and Pauline , was very nice to meet you both amazing ladies thanks for staying with us and really appreciate your honest feed back hope to see you next time you in gold coast and thanks again for your thank you card as well. More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

i travel to gold coast very often. and have stayed at a lot of places. Really for $75 per night for 7 nights this apartment was a great place to stay. people working there were informative and very helpful. the unit was clean. i could just walk up to the shops, the beach and clubs. i don't see what these... More 

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your honest feedback and are happy that you had a great time and enjoyed your holiday. We try to do our best to ensure our gust have a pleasant stay at Karana palms during their holiday , hope you had a safe trip back home and looking forward... More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We have just left the Karana Palms hotel after a great 7 days holiday(3/2/2015) the owners were very helpful the rooms and all facility's the pool ,lounge chairs etc all great,short walk to the shops and beach would return for another holiday as it was great

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your honest feedback and are happy that you had a great time and enjoyed your holiday. We try to do our best to ensure our gust have a pleasant stay at Karana palms during their holiday , hope you had a safe trip back home and looking forward... More 

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