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“Just Brilliant” 5 of 5 stars
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Moorings on Cavill Avenue
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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Just Brilliant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Our family of five had a wonderful stay on the 13th floor. It faces the river and offered the most amazing view.
The apartment is simply complete. With the fully-equipped kitchen, we had our breakfast and dinners at home most of the time. We did the laundry almost every day, and our boys enjoyed swimming in the pool.
The location is just brilliant. There are Woolworths and Coles across the road and its a 5-10 minutes walk to the shops, restaurants and the beach. The theme parks are at most 30 minutes away.
Our heartfelt thanks to the friendly, helpful, lovely and cheery hosts, Peter, Margaret, Erin and Nan for making our holiday in Gold Coast such a memorable one. When we return to the Gold Coast, we will definitely book the Moorings again.
And, I would surely recommend the Moorings to anyone who wants the comforts of a home while on vacation.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Room - The room was great; very clean, spacious, well funished/equipped and amazing views.

Location - Perfectly located two minutes walking from the supermarket, cafes and restaurants and about five minutes from the pubs and clubs.

Amenities - Large pool that was always the perfect temperature, never the slightest bit chilly; was also immaculately clean at all times. Same applies to the spa and sauna.

Staff - Staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, always happy to assist wherever they can; couldn't ask for an easier group of people to deal with.

The next time I'm in Surfers Paradise I'll definitely be looking to stay at The Moorings, overall a wonderful hotel.

  • Stayed November 2012
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Amazing place to stay! Great location and fantastic views! I stayed at the Moorings for a week with two friends and we had the most amazing time, the apartment we stayed in was clean, modern and had plenty of room for three teenage girls :)
Definitely would stay here again in the future!!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Attractive modern clean apartment. Very close to main shops, supermarkets, beach etc. Picturesque view over the canals. Friendly hosts and easy to check in after hours. Nice pool area although would be even better if the children's pool was heated. Lots of extra TV channels for relaxing at night. Would stay here again.

Room Tip: Apartment 12 was lovely. Faced the canals and nice afternoon sun. A little street/people noise lat...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

nice clean hotel and it had the friendliest owners. my stay was really nice and the location of the hotel is right on Cavil Ave the central street in Surfers Paradise. the owners margaret and peter really made an effort to make it a pleasant stay. the hotel also has amazing views of the river and surrounding areas.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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4 Thank Nathan S
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Mooringscavill, Guest Relations Manager at Moorings on Cavill Avenue, responded to this review, December 5, 2012
Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad we could make your Schoolies Week full of great memories! All the best with your future :)
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We had a wonderful time at the Moorings during school holidays. It is walking distance to woolworth, the beautiful beach and all the yummy restaurant. Also inside of the apartment is clean and modern decorate. All the kitchen facilities are provided. Sky TV have kids channel to keep our two little monkeys engaged while me and my husband having a rest after a long day walking in the theme parks.
So, just love it, would come back again:)

Room Tip: We had the top floor so it is less noisy as the building is next to the main road.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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5 Thank Ch H
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Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Excellent location, great views, 10 minute walk to the beach, right in the heart of Surfers. Heaps of room and well appointed apartment in the one we booked. The staff are really friendly and go out of their way to make you feel welcome. I would recomend booking an appartment high up as you need to remember you are in the middle of a busy city and I would guess the lower rooms could be noisy. The appartment had everything you could possibly want.

Room Tip: Pay the extra and book a penthouse to get away from the city noise and get amazing views.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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1 Thank Wayne999_16
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Mooringscavill, Guest Relations Manager at Moorings on Cavill Avenue, responded to this review, December 5, 2012
Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you had a relaxing and well entertained family time away together! We look forward to seeing you back here again in the near future :)
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Property: Moorings on Cavill Avenue
Address: The Moorings 63 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 125 Specialty Lodging in Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Moorings on Cavill Avenue 4*
Number of rooms: 73
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Moorings on Cavill holiday apartments accommodation is the ultimate holiday destination combining the perfect Gold Coast location with the serenity of absolute river frontage. Moorings on Cavill is a boutique style accommodation apartment's hotel with 1 or 2 or 3 bedroom self-contained, air conditioned apartments. We also have 1 Penthouse accommodation apartment. All the apartments have fantastic views of the river and is located a short 5 minute walk to Surfers Paradise beach. We have direct access that leads directly onto riverfront boardwalk and close to the patrolled beach. We offer a choice of superior and deluxe apartments as well as budget accommodation apartments. Many of the apartments have been renovated with the deluxe being the most recent. Moorings on Cavill offers a free booking service to all the tours, shows and attractions that the Gold Coast has to offer. We can arrange all of these prior to your arrival or after you arrive .and decide which attractions you wish to visit. If you would like transfers from either the Brisbane or Gold Coast Airport by coach or private service please let us know and we can arrange this for. Just advise us your preference and flight details then we can advise you of the costs and make the bookings to make sure you have a hassle free vacation in Surfers Paradise. Call our reservations team direct for more great deals and a great accommodation apartment. ... more   less 
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