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BreakFree Imperial Surf
Certificate of Excellence
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
“"Great View"”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

Great location and fantastic views. Our apartment was a little old and out dated but didn't really bother us. Disappointed there was no little table or chairs outside on balcony to sit on. But had everything we needed and was comfortable. It was a one bedroom unit but still very roomy. We would stay again and the lady at reception was lovely.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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IMPMANAGER, General Manager at BreakFree Imperial Surf, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Hi Cathy

thank you for taking time to comment on your recent stay with us and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay here and look forward to you returning to BreakFree Imperial Surf in the heart of Surfers Paradise in the near future.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2012

i love it here, the price is a bit expensive but i think its basically worth it. stayed on the 30th floor amazing view over the ocean and fall asleep to the sound of waves. clean and tidy rooms has all kitchen equiptment needed down to a potato peeler. has washer and dryer which is handy, flat screen big tv. nice and quiet area 5 min walk to centre of town, great location! would reccomend to all...if you have the money :)

Room Tip: ask for ocean view in a high up apartment!
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank 3b3th
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IMPMANAGER, General Manager at BreakFree Imperial Surf, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your great feedback on your stay. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look corward to welcoming you back on your next visit to the Gold Coast.
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

We were very happy with the accommodation. There were four of us, 2 adults and 2 teenage kids. Apartment was spacious and well equipped, probably a little dated but that didn't matter. The views are incredible and there are good facilities, including the indoor and outdoor pool and spa. We will definately stay there again, oh and the staff are lovely!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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1 Thank Toni N
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IMPMANAGER, Manager at BreakFree Imperial Surf, responded to this review, October 2, 2012
Thank you for taking time to comment on your recent stay with us, it is always good to receive positive feedback about BreakFree Imperial Surf. I am pleased you found our staff helpfull and friendly as we work hard to make sure our guests enjoy their stay.
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

Our room was large and clean with a great view but it was very old. It didn't bother me as it was a last minute 5 day trip for myself and my daughters but I think an International visitor would have been very disappointed. There was masking tape holding mirrors together and the kitchen was like something out of a museum. It could really do with a refurb. Staff were lovely and helpful. Location great. Unfortunately these apartments are hit and miss as to the quality you get.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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IMPMANAGER, Manager at BreakFree Imperial Surf, responded to this review, October 2, 2012
Thank you for takiing the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon
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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2012

My father, brother & I recently stayed at the Imperial Surf Resort. We had a 2 bedroom apartment with AMAZING views of the ocean, all for $104 p/night (booked through a sale). We didn't care that the apartment furniture was a little dated & the kitchen tiles had a few stains ... really come on ... why focus on the negative when you have a VIEW that is so FABULOUS! The location is prime, within 3-4 minutes walk of Cavill Avenue, all shopping, pubs, restaurants, etc. Basically, if you are after fantastic value for money (and don't mind a tiny bit of outdated decor & stains on the floor) then this is the property for you! I would DEFINITELY stay again!!!

Room Tip: Rooms on the left side of the property (when looking from the street) have expansive views!
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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1 Thank h0nest_critique
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IMPMANAGER, Manager at BreakFree Imperial Surf, responded to this review, October 2, 2012
Thank you for your great feedback regarding your stay at BreakFree Imperial Surf. Yes the views from our apartments are quite breathtaking. It is good to sit back relax and unwind while on holiday and just look at the Ocean and in some apartments also the City and Hinterland.
We are glad that you enjoyed your time and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to the Gold Coast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

Stayed on Level 31 with 3 children in July 2012. Fantastic apartment so close to everything. Very clean and well maintained with uninterrupted excellent beach views. Balcony and terrace are of a great functional size. Building itself was great with clean family friendly amenities, indoor pool and spa great during those colder winter days and staff were very nice and lovely. Will stay again for sure. Loved it.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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IMPMANAGER, Manager at BreakFree Imperial Surf, responded to this review, October 2, 2012
Thank you for your recent feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in one of our Sub Penthouses. They really do give you that extra bit of luxury for your holiday.We look forwared to welcoming you back to BreakFree Imperial Surf on your next holiday to the Gold Coast.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2012

This hotel is great value. I made my booking on the website Stayz, the apartment sleeps 5 people (room 1 - queen, room 2 - 2 singles plus a roll away). Rooms are very large and very clean, the only thing is that the room we were staying in was a bit dated, but that is not something major. You are approximately 3 blocks (5 min walk) from Cavill Ave and right across the road from the beach.
The balcony is huge and it has great views over the beach.
All linen and kitchen implements are provided.
I would definitely recommend this property and would definitely stay here again when I come back to the Gold Coast.

Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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IMPMANAGER, Manager at BreakFree Imperial Surf, responded to this review, October 2, 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your great feedback on your recent stay. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back again on your next visit to the Gold Coast.
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Property: BreakFree Imperial Surf
Address: Imperial Surf 80 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 122 Specialty Lodging in Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BreakFree Imperial Surf 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Laying claim to some of the best views on the Gold Coast, BreakFree Imperial Surf offers quality accommodation at a reasonable price. Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise overlooking the beach, all apartments have ocean views, some with sweeping panoramic vistas of the Gold Coast hinterland and surrounds. Perfect for a weekend getaway, mini-break or beachside family holiday, accommodation options include one and two bedroom apartments with large balconies, fully-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities, TV and security access. The resort offers a range of leisure facilities including a full-size tennis court, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna, BBQ area and tour desk. Only a short walk will have you in Cavill Avenue where you can hit the shops or dine at one of the many cafes or restaurants. When the sun sets the Surfers Paradise nightlife takes over and all the nightclubs are only a short walk away. With the surf-patrolled beach directly opposite and the retail, dining and entertainment hub of the Gold Coast literally on the doorstop, the resort offers choice - whether you want to laze in the sun or party until the sun comes up. Maintenance Notice We are excited to announce BreakFree Imperial Surf will be undertaking an upgrade of the external balcony balustrades. This work is scheduled between from 20 April until 10 December 2015 and it will be carried out from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday only. During this time there may be restricted access to the hotel entrance and limited access to some balconies. The tennis courts will be closed from 20 April until 15 October 2015. The outdoor pool will be closed from October 2015 until the end of the project, however the indoor pool will remain open from 7am until 9pm throughout this period. ... more   less 
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Imperial Surf Hotel Surfers Paradise
BreakFree Imperial Surf Gold Coast/Surfers Paradise

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