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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

booked this one online on the freeway after a long drive and needed a stop over. Price was good and while it looks a bit old from outside, it was comfy and clean inside. Close to the Broadwater and around the corner from CSI Club. Kitchenette and a few foxtel channels. Not bad for a quick stay.

Thank robwil2
Ballina, Australia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we spent one night, never again. Shower at night no hot water, our toilet run all night til we turned it off, and when we went to bed our bottom sheet was dirty, the only good thing about it was the location. it was budget alright!!

Thank Nicole M

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Called resort that morning explaining that I would be arriving late that night. Staff member was friendly and assured me that my key would be put in a safe and the code text to me that afternoon. Nothing was ever sent to me, I tried to call abck but they had already closed. Turned up at ''resort'' to find no... More 

Thank emmajdines
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is a budget resort so don't expect any extras! It is just a bit tired. That being said, if you are looking for cheap accommodation then give this resort a go. We have just had four days there and the rooms were clean and the microwave, fridge, TV etc. seemed quite new. The bed linen was spotless, the towels... More 

Thank MellenA
Sydney, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I spent 1 night there,just passing through the Gold Coast.It was on the main road & easy to find.It was nothing fancy but clean & had kitchen where you could cook & tea making facilities.The rooms are not very sound proof could hear the next room even outside noise.I closed all the windows but the noise was not so bad... More 

Thank Marian D
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

When we arrived the reception was less than reasonable. After checking in and proceeded to room to find that there were no hangers in the wardrobe and the state of cleanliness of the room was less than poor. Dirty bathroom, windows that looked like they have not been cleaned for months or years.

1 Thank Robert S
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

After reading prior reviews was tempted to cancel. However as only staying one night and as it was considerably cheaper than others went ahead with trepidation expecting at least an interesting experience. Unit with spacious bedroom, large kitchenette and dining and spacious bathroom. All clean and tidy and everything worked.Undercover parking and good size pool as well as spa pool.Yep... More 

Thank David J
Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

The premises were not up to standard, the furniture was damaged and very stained kitchen cupboard hanging off the hinges, smoke alarm hanging loose from the ceiling. A swimming pool and half tennis court, does not constitute calling it a resort in this day and age. What made it bearable that the staff were nice and friendly.

1 Thank Nette38
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

It was a joke ,had to buy own toilet paper,no hair dryer,had to pay for more coffee mind you there was only 3 on arriving ,had to pay to get clean towels and on top of all that the lady at reception was not welcoming very rude.will not recommend at all

Thank jimmys642016
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

You have to PAY for WiFI You have to PAY for a Hairdryer! This was ridiculous, if im staying in a hotel i expect a way to dry my hair as i dont travel with a hairdryer... No shampoo provided SO BASICALLY JUST BRING EVERYTHING YOU NEED IF YOU WANT TO STAY HERE On the bright side, no wifi? go... More 

Thank carla g
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Harbour Side Resort basks in the sun in one of the premier locations on the Gold Coast. Situated directly opposite the harbour-like Gold Coast Broadwater, Harbour Side Resort consists of 50 fully furnished, decorator designed, self-catering holiday apartments and motel-style studio rooms. There is a large resort-style swimming pool, a large separate spa, a shaded entertainment pavilion with two BBQ’s and a half-court tennis court to enjoy without venturing out of the resort.Staying at Harbourside Resort means that you are right in the heart of the Gold Coast's tourist mecca. Close to the Gold Coast Hospital, Griffith and Bond University. Public transport just minutes away. Just 20 minutes drive from Movieworld, Dreamworld, Wet'n'Wild and Whitewater World, just 5 minutes drive from Seaworld and 7 minutes drive from Central Surfers Paradise. Harbour Side Resort is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Gold Coast and the surroundings.Harbour Side Resort has studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments, which can accommodate from 1 person to a big family of 6 at a convenient location for you to enjoy your next holiday. Check with our reception when you plan your holiday at the Gold Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbour Side Resort

Address: 132 Marine Pde, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Southport
Price Range: $55 - $549 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbour Side Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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Harbour Side Hotel Southport
Harbour Side Resort Southport, Gold Coast, Australia
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