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Montville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived we felt we had made a perfect choice for our short stay at the Gold Coast. The location is perfect, right on the beach, with unbeatable views. The service was second to none. Karen and Michael were so welcoming, and they made the stay even more special with their friendliness and eagerness to provide information... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Jo, thank you for your fantastic review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay on the Gold Coast. The views and location really are fantastic. We are very humble by your kind words and look forward to welcoming you back another time. Perfect guests make it easy to be perfect hosts. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross More 

Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here on our wedding night and the resort is absolutely stunning. It's very well located, central to everything and literally right on the beach. We stayed in one of the renovated apartments and it was fantastic, very spacious, well laid out and everything you need is provided. Michael and Karen are great hosts. They are... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Stef_C16 Thank you for your wonderful review and congratulations once again! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back another time. Wishing you great happiness in your new life together! Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great apartment on the 8th floor with fantastic beach views. It contained everything we needed and was clean and well presented. It slept us 5 ladies comfortably. Hosts Michael & Karen were super friendly and were very helpful with local information and helped with booking taxis etc. Being onsite managers, they were always there if needed. I'd... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Julie M We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed staying in apartment 16. We know you had a great time visiting all the Gold Coast's best attractions and dinner spots. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. Thank you for the awesome review. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross, Managers More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We have just had a week staying at the Dorchester in room 21 on the 10 floor and found this apartment excellent, views were brilliant from every window , it was spotless when we arrived , it was very spacious and very nicely renovated , and extremely comfortable and perfectly placed on the beach , just as it says it... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Greg M and family Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very grateful to have families like yours come and stay and delighted to hear you enjoyed all the activities on the Gold Coast. Thank you for your very kind words. Michael and I love serving our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. Kind... More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

An amazing place to stay on the coast. Can not beat the unblocked view of the ocean, Karen and Michael were very helpful and friendly. Can not wait to stay again! Located essentially between surfers and broadbeach, easy walk to both.

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Carlee Y, thank you for your awesome review. It was great to have you stay and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross, Managers More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

7 adult friends spent a perfect weekend in the luxury penthouse for the Broadbeach Blues Festival 2016. The 3 bedrooms, over 2 levels, each have their own bathroom, plus there is an extra powder room for added convenience. The unit was spotlessly clean, beds comfy and the view was breathtaking! Close proximity to the beach for Dorchester on the Beach... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Robyndfunk It was a pleasure to have you come and stay at Dorchester on the Beach and we are thrilled you enjoyed your accommodation and the Broadbeach Blues Festival. Thank you for your wonderful review. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross, Managers More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place, we decided to invest in a realky nice apartment to celebrate all our birthdays. Amazing apartments with great ocean views. Worth the extra dollars we would normally budget for. Great managers on site. Got an upgrade which was the best birthday bonus.

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Hi Cindyjuliecox, It was a great pleasure to have you come and stay at Dorchester on the Beach for your family celebrations. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the wonderful review and we look forward to welcoming you back another time. Don't forget to contact us directly. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross, Managers More 

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Had a fabulous weekend away in luxury penthouse suite. Great location, spotlessly clean and even bad weather could not spoil our stay. Managers Karen and Michael were so friendly and accommodating. Can definitely recommend the Dorchester. Thanks Gary and cynthia

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you Gary and Cynthia for your wonderful review it was such a pleasure to have you stay in our luxury Penthouse, we hope to get the chance to spoil you again soon. Michael More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Warmly welcoming and thoughtful managers who hand write you a map with all the local necessities pointed out and attractions noted aren't the only highlight of this lovely family friendly apartment. The views are to die for, there is everything you could possibly need from the kitchen to the laundry. Comfy beds, cupboards stocked with little extras like games and... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Family, We are thrilled to hear you had a lovely family holiday. Thank you for your wonderful review and for your very kind words of appreciation. We look forward to welcoming you back another time. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross, Managers More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We have just spent 12 days staying at the dorchester. As a family of 6 (kids aged 18, 18, 12 and 2) this was the absolute perfect place to stay. The apartment was clean and worked brilliantly for us. It was very spacious and really well appointed. The view was unbeatable. Just to note that having a 2 year old... More 

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Karen C, Owner at Dorchester on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Kristy M, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that your whole family enjoyed their stay with plenty for everyone to enjoy. It was our pleasure to serve you and we look forward to welcoming you all back again. Kind regards, Karen & Michael Cross, Managers More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dorchester on the Beach is a perfect location for a 4 1/2 star family holiday. Absolute beach front Surfers Paradise, no roads to cross, spacious three bedroom deluxe or standard apartments and only two apartments per floor. Enjoy stunning beach and Gold Coast views, heated swimming pool, free Foxtel, free WiFi, lift, tour desk and secure undercover parking for one car. Apartments are self catered and close to all amenities. The Dorchester is a family hi-rise and does not cater for groups of singles. No Parties Policy! Open your own private secure beach front gate and feel the sand between your toes on Surfers Paradise beach. No roads to cross! 100 metres north is Northcliffe Surf Club and their patrolled swim/surf area. A leisurely 10 minute walk north brings you to Cavil Avenue, the heart of Surfers Paradise. Walk 15 minutes south and you are in trendy Broadbeach with a great selection of restaurants, Jupiters Casino, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Dorchester on the Beach is close to all transportation with direct pick up and drop off for Gold Coast and Brisbane Airport transfers, taxis, tours and other activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dorchester on the Beach

Address: Dorchester 3-7 Garfield Tce, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: $139 - $343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Dorchester on the Beach 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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