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“Absolutely lovely!”
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Emerald Sands
Queensland
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9 reviews
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“Absolutely lovely!”
Reviewed January 15, 2010

Emerald Sands is at the southern end of Surfers Paradise, a 20 minute walk into Surfers central, but you could powerwalk it in 15! There are only 7 floors, so not high rise. It is right on the beach and the view of the beach and ocean from each apartment is priceless. Apartments are well furnished with everything you need to self service and further supplies of loo roll, washing powder are available via reception. Buses for each direction are a 5 minute walk out onto the highway (the bus for Seaworld is around 10), and they are very frequent, at all times of day and night. Also out on the highway, is a couple of takeaways and a convenience store if you don't fancy the trip into Surfers for supplies. Northcliffe Surf Club, which is a 10 minute stroll towards Surfers, is perfect for value for money meals and theres a nice atmosphere, just one tip, book ahead!!

Ann and John, apartment managers, could not have been more helpful and friendly, no request was too much trouble for them.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled with family
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Whangarei
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Reviewed October 5, 2009

Great place to stay - wouldn't stay anywhere else.
Situated almost beach front - walk directly out front door to beach. Views are amazing. Every room has a beach view.
Hosts were wonderful.
Rooms clean and spacious.
Lovely clean pool and spa.
So quiet and peaceful.
Bus stop around corner or lovely walk to either surfers or Broad beach. Free secure underground parking.
We wouldn't stay anywhere else and highly recommend this place to everyone.

Stayed September 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 7, 2009

The hotel was in a choice spot as far as beach location goes - it is right by the water, 20 metres walk if that to the beach!

However, the hotel is quite a hike from the main part of Surfers Paradise- Cavill Ave, and unless you have a car its a bit of a walk to get anywhere - even to the bus stops!

Hotel and staff were good - room was spacious, gorgeous views of the water, and staff very helpful.

However, in the middle of the night the fire alarm went off and everyone had to evacuate! At 2 or 3am...... was quite a frightening experience - and it was a false alarm!!

  • Stayed January 2007, traveled as a couple
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Property: Emerald Sands
Address: 2 Fern St, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 122 Specialty Lodging in Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Emerald Sands 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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