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Spectrum Holiday Apartments

3 River Drive, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My sister in-law, my 17 year old nephew and I stayed here for 5 nights and we totally loved it. We had an apartment on the 14th floor, which featured 2 bedrooms, one with queen bed and en-suite and the other had 2 single beds. The apartment was spacious with 2 large balcony's, great kitchen with all the equipment needed... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Just spent 3 nights in apartment 303 - seems newly refurbished and very spacious. Two bedrooms and two bathrooms, good size lounge dining area and a good sized kitchen which was well set up. Even has a laundry plus big balcony with dining set and lounger - perfect for a family or two couples. Lovely views to the river and... More 

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Peter F, Guest Relations Manager at Spectrum Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Wonderful that you found our apartments spacious and comfortable. We're so glad you got to enjoy our sauna and spa facilities as well. Thanks for your feedback about the lobby area, we are always doing what we can to improve, and hope we can pleasantly surprise you next time your here. More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Had to spend a few days in central Surfers for business so chose Spectrum because of its handy location. Awesome views up the river delta and walking distance to CBD. Nice enough unit. Friendly reception. Building must be 30 odd years old and desperately needs an upgrade to foyer and lifts. The foyer and reception area is faux terracotta and... More 

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Peter F, Manager at Spectrum Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi there, Wilma and Barney wanted to reply to this but I had to stop them. Seriously you are right about the foyers and the lifts. I've been here since October 2015 and I've thought to myself I should be wearing a loin cloth as I walk through the foyer. In hindsight the building is in great condition and over... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The Apartment needs a major upgrade and clean. It is straight out of the 80's! There was no WIFI/Foxtel or any of the amenities advertised on the front signage. We were given 4 towels, 3 of which were badly torn. No amenities such as shampoos, soaps etc. While the view is beautiful, the room size is reasonable unfortunately this is... More 

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Peter F, Manager at Spectrum Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Hi, we are truly disappointed that your stay here at Spectrum wasn't what you expected or wanted. However we don't hide the fact that some of apartments are not renovated and we price them accordingly. Interestingly you mentioned that some towels were worn, I would have been very happy to exchange these for you had we been given the opportunity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Room recently renovated with fabulous views of the river. Balconies face north with lots of sun. Best feature for me was how peaceful and quiet the apartments are. Still only a short walk to all the shops.

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Peter F, Guest Relations Manager at Spectrum Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Yes our views are magnificent! It is a wonderful peaceful location, yet close to the amenities. The gorgeous walks along the river are a favourite with many of our guests. So glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very enjoyable stay, staff were very helpful, recommended some great spots to eat and drink, which were all with in walking distance. Rooms were very well maintained and comfortable. Views are Amazing. Would definitely stay again, and will recommend to family and friends travelling to surfers.

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Peter F, Guest Relations Manager at Spectrum Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Yes we agree, we're in a great spot here, walking distance to great restaurants and transport. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to having you back next time your on the Gold Coast! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great location, easy to get around by foot to surfers, public transport and nearby restaurants. Tidy rooms with great views. Excellent service. Great for a morning walk on the river. Prices afordable. No traffic noise. Will stay here again 😆

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Peter F, Guest Relations Manager at Spectrum Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks for your great feedback! It's very convenient to be so close to everything in our great location and yet so peaceful. We're glad you were so happy with our service and we look forward to having you back! More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Had a awesome week at the Spectrum Holiday Apartments. Great location and with amazing views all round. This complex is great for families and couples & has great facilities and grounds. The Appartments are well equipped and very clean. Within walking distance to main shopping mall, tram and bus service. Staff are friendly and very helpful. We would highly recommend.

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Peter F, Guest Relations Manager at Spectrum Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

So glad you had a great week here with us. Yes we have lovely facilities here at Spectrum and superb gardens. It's a great location, perfect for families and couples alike. Thanks for your great feedback, we also love the fact we are so close to everything and yet in such a peaceful part of paradise! More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed at these apartments for 15 nights in May. we had a unit with exceptional views down thew waterways. the unit was nice and modern and had everything we required for a stay. We dined in most nights and it was a delight to sit out on the wide balcony and have our dinner whilst taking in the sunset... More 

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Peter F, Guest Relations Manager at Spectrum Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Spectrum. It's always lovely to hear that you have enjoyed your nights dining in and taking in the sunsets and ambience. Our staff are always happy to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. We look forward to having you back! More 

Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This accomodation is nice and clean. Came to the Gold Coast for a wedding and this hotel was a convenient location. Close to amenities. Nice views of the river. Parking available which is safe and secure. We enjoyed our stay here and will definitely be back.

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Peter F, Guest Relations Manager at Spectrum Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We also love the fact we are so close to everything and yet in such a lovely peaceful location with spectacular views. We look forward to having you back sometime in the near future. More 

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