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“5 Days not enough” 4 of 5 stars
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Breakfree Peninsula
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corner Clifford Street & Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia   |  
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Ranked #21 of 73 Hotels in Surfers Paradise
Sunnycoast
1 review
“5 Days not enough”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Thanks for getting a room ready with short notice. We had great weather looking out from from our 20th floor straight down at the beach and ocean. The room was clean and well presented and it was just a happy environment to be in. Windows in the bedrooms and kitchen could have done with a clean could barely see out them. All in all the staff were friendly the facilities were well kept and we will be back. Thanks

Room Tip: The higher floors have less night life noise Surfers Paradise is a very busy place.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Adil1, General Manager at Breakfree Peninsula, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
Dear DarrenSunnycoast,

Thank you for providing feedback on your recent stay at Breakfree Peninsula.

I am delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us in our spacious apartment overlooking the beach. I am also pleased to hear your comments about our friendly staff.

Looking forward to welcoming you and your family back on your next visit here.

Regards

Adil Fitter
General Manager
Breakfree Peninsula
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  • Location
    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
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

Loved my stay the staff were friendly and helpful apartments beautiful and clean and what a fabulous location !! I strongly recommend this building for any new or returning visitors to surfers paradise

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Adil1, General Manager at Breakfree Peninsula, responded to this review, January 4, 2013
Dear Kazimo,

Thank you for posting a concise feedback about your recent stay at Breakfree Peninsula and recommending us on this forum.

I am pleased to hear that you loved your stay in our clean and beautiful apartment. It is pleasing to hear about our friendly and helpful staff. I will pass on your comments to our front office team.

I look forward to welcoming you back at Breakfree Peninsula on your next visit to the Gold Coast.

Regards

Adil Fitter
General Manager
Breakfree Peninsula
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

A couple of weeks back my family and I were contemplating going away for the weekend, with no particular destination in mind at the time. However, after looking in to various accommodation options in Noosa, Maroochydore, Coolum to name a few, we decided to head back to our tried and trusted accommodation option - Breakfree peninsula over in the Gold Coast,

As we had already stayed at the Peninsular on three previous occasions, we knew by staying at this wonderful resort, are expectations would be fully met and were rest assured of an excellent weekend away!

There are many aspects to this establishment which makes you want to return to it, time and again...., some of which includes the stunning un-obstructed (might i ad, panoramic) ocean views offered from its many 2 bedroom deluxe apartments. The views are truly breathtaking / magnificent, and even after our 4th visit to date, i will never tire of looking out the balcony, at such picture-post card like views!!!

It should also be mentioned, from all of our visits (have stayed in 3 different two bedroom delux's) as well as a 3 bedroom apartment, the furniture and fittings have always been of a very high standard and in terms of cleanliness, second to non! A lot of the 2 bed room delux's appear to have flat screen TV's installed in the bed rooms (as well as the lounge), therefore staying in bed, relaxing / watching TV, while having stunning views to look out to, from time to time, sure makes for a great weekend of R&R!

The other notable advantage this hotel has, is it's close proximity to Cavil Ave and all of the main eateries in surfers. Many a times, we have walked out of our Hotel to have dinner along Cavil (only 5 min walk) and enjoyed the sights of the Friday night markets, before finishing off with a pleasant walk along the beach and back to the Hotel.

We certainly will be back at the Peninsula before long and I would like to take this opportunity to thank the wonderful staff and management running this Hotel, as we have always found the team to be very friendly and accommodating of all our requests!

If contemplating a visit to the Gold Coast, I would strongly recommend the Peninsula (specially it’s deluxe apartments) as in my opinion, the standard of these apartments are second to none on the Coast!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Adil1, General Manager at Breakfree Peninsula, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
Dear Dilshan R,

Thank you for posting such a fabulous and detailed review abuot Breakfree Peninsula on Trip Advisor.

I am delighted to hear that we have always met your expectations and you and your family have enjoyed staying with us. Our apartments are spacious with direct ocean views and our location is very central and close to the beach, shopping, transportation and dining out options.

I definitely look forward to your next visit at Breakfree Peninsula with your family soon.

Regards

Adil Fitter
General Manager
Breakfree Peninsula
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

My family and I have been staying at the Breakfree Peninsula for about 10 years whenever we holiday on the Gold Coast.
The service / facilities are superb and second to none. With its ideal location in Surfers Paradise, all the major attractions are within easy reach.
Adil Fitter (General Manager) always looks after our bookings and provides us with spectacular rooms to stay in.
During our last stay (Nov 2012) we spent 5 nights in a 3 bedroom apartment on the 40th floor. The views were undoubtedly amazing.
We would highly recommend this place to anyone travelling to this region.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Adil1, General Manager at Breakfree Peninsula, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
Dear Sam R,

Thank you for posting a review on Trip Advisor regarding your stay at Breakfree Peninsula.

I am very happy to hear your comments regarding our spacious apartments with expansive ocean views and the service provided. Our team is very focussed on guest service and guest satisfaction. It is pleasing to hear that you and your family have been our regular guests and I look forward to your continued patronage.

I look forward to welcoming you and your family again on your next visit to the Gold Coast.

Regards

Adil Fitter
General Manager
Breakfree Peninsula
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We stayed at Breakfree Peninsula with our 9 mth old daughter in September 2012. The hotel in general and our apartment in particular certainly exceeded our expectations. We were on the 34th floor and enjoyed superb panoramic views. There was an indoor pool for colder days and two outdoor pools. The location of his hotel and the service provided to us by Adil and his team were first class. We will stay at Peninsula again next time.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Adil1, General Manager at Breakfree Peninsula, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
Dear Jules M,

Thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent stay at Breakfree Peninsula.

I am glad to hear that we exceeded your expectations on all counts and will stay with us again. Guest satisfaction and feedback is vital to us and we take it very seriously. Our vision is to be a favourite which aligns with our Company vision by Knowing What Matters to our guests.

I look forward to assisting you and your family with another fantastic stay at Breakfree Peninsula on your next visit to the Gold Coast.

Regards

Adil Fitter
General Manager
Breakfree Peninsula
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

We stayed for 6 night in this apartment. The location are great, the unit we received comes with a super large balcony (cover the view of Surfers Paradise's beach and city view, not forget the Q1 Tower just across the apartment). The unit not well-maintained, but I don't expect much from the unit/bedroom from this apartment. Living room are so big for us two, and no flat screen tv.

We didn't spend any time on the indoor/outdoor pools as they are so small, only good if you wish to soak you body.

If you wish to get best value money apartment with the great location. This is it.
But if you wish to get a good might sleep with comfortable bed, for honeymooners, please choose other hotel.

Room Tip: I guess, the higher floor are better. Good view of surrounding area, which really good either in the...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Adil1, General Manager at Breakfree Peninsula, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
Dear fauze,

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay at Breakfree Peninsula.

I am disappointed to hear that you were not happy with the standard of the room that you were allocated. At Breakfree Peninsula, we have four pools - indoor heated pool, outdoor heated pool, outdoor cold pool and children's wasding pool. All these pools are quite large and I am really surprised by your comments about the size of the pools.

I sincerely apologise for any disappointment you experienced during your stay.

Regards

Adil Fitter
General Manager
Breakfree Peninsula
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Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Thank you very much we enjoyed every minute of it .. great place to stay view from room was amazing and service was fantastic .. Location was great too just a walk across the road the beach .. could ask for any closer .. Hope to come back up again next year with my family

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Adil1, General Manager at Breakfree Peninsula, responded to this review, November 26, 2012
Dear Kellie L,

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us.

I am happy to hear that you and your family had a great stay at Breakfree Peninsula and would be coming back again next year. I am glad that you found our location to the beach and local attractions convenient.

I look forward to welcoming you and your family again on your next visit to the Gold Coast.

Regards

Adil Fitter
General Manager
Breakfree Peninsula
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Address: Corner Clifford Street & Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Surfers Paradise
#13 Family Hotel in Surfers Paradise
#16 Luxury Hotel in Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Breakfree Peninsula 4*
Number of rooms: 111
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the Surfers Paradise Esplanade, BreakFree Peninsula offers sweeping views from the Gold Coast hinterland to the wide expanse of the Pacific Ocean. Just 100 metres to the beach and close to the retail and dining hub of Cavill Avenue, the resort offers quality, affordable accommodation ideal for a weekend getaway or family holiday. Accommodation options include one, two and three-bedroom apartments, most with stunning ocean views. If you want to pay a small amount more you can live it up Surfers Paradise style in our 2 bedroom deluxe ocean apartments that have been completely refurbished. All apartments feature their own balcony, ceiling fans, hair dryer, in-room safe, Foxtel, security access and intercom, and full kitchen and laundry facilities. Onsite there are many facilities to choose from including three swimming pools, children's wading pool and playground, heated spa, sauna, gymnasium, tennis court, BBQ facilities and in-room massage. We are just down the road from Cavill Mall, the shopping and dining hub of Surfers Paradise, and close to all the action of Surfers Paradise without being surrounded by it all day and night. Directly opposite the beach, BreakFree Peninsula offers family friendly facilities and the perfect location for your Surfers Paradise escape. **PLEASE NOTE** Airconditioning is available in some apartments only. Hence it is on request but subject to availability. For your convenience we cannot accept bookings for same day arrivals outside of reception hours. Maintenance Advise: From 24 April until 15 December 2014 refurbishment work is being undertaken. The work includes some drilling or jack hammering noise between the hours of 8am and 4pm. The tennis court will be out of operation during this time. Entry to the driveway will be partially blocked off with entry by foot via the exit driveway. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Breakfree Peninsula Hotel Surfers Paradise
Peninsula Hotel Breakfree
Peninsula Apartments
Surfers Paradise Peninsula
Breakfree Peninsula Gold Coast/Surfers Paradise

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