What are the best pet-friendly motels in Gold Coast?
Sunburst Motel: This cosy, pet-friendly 3-star mote welcomes pets—and rooms sleep up to five, so you can bring the whole family. There’s a picnic area that your pet can join you at, as well as ticket/tour assistance and free self-parking.
White Lanterns Motel: Pets stay free at this motel in Miami, which is a 3-minute walk from South Nobby’s Beach. Rooms come with microwaves and patios, and there’s free self-parking. Dog-friendly Pizzey Park is a 5-minute drive or 20-minute walk away; once you get there, your pet can run off-leash and splash in the lake.
What are the best motels in Surfers Paradise?
D’Arcy Arms Motel is a 5-minute walk from the beach and a 10-minute walk from famous attractions like SkyPoint Observation Deck. But you don’t have to go far for the nightlife: this motel has a restaurant serving Irish fare, as well as a bar on-site.
Gold Coast Inn has free self-parking, and they’re happy to arrange 24-hour airport transfer for a small fee. Kitchenettes, laundry facilities, and an outdoor pool make this a great choice for families, too.
Are there Gold Coast motels near theme parks?
Coomera Motor Inn: Self-parking is free at this motel in Coomera, which is a 10-minute walk from Dreamworld and an 8-minute drive from Warner Bros. Movie World, and Wet’N’Wild. There’s also a shuttle that will take you to the theme parks for a small fee.
Town and Country Motel: You’ll be just a 10-minute drive from theme parks like Dreamworld and Warner Bros. Movie World. With an on-site restaurant serving up international fare as well as an outdoor pool and laundry facilities, this motel keeps kids and parents happy.
Frequently asked questions
Pets are welcome at Jadran Motel & El Jays Holiday Lodge. More than just a comfy bed, this motel includes amenities like food and water bowls for your pooch, plus free WiFi and an outdoor pool for you.
Another great place to stay if you are travelling with your pet is Sunburst Motel. More than just a comfy bed, this motel includes amenities like food and water bowls for your pooch, plus free WiFi and an outdoor pool for you.
Stay in the thick of it all at Gold Coast Inn. It’s especially good if you want to be close to SkyPoint Observation Deck and Surfers Paradise Beach.
Another popular Gold Coast CBD motel, located 4.2 km from the centre, is Blue Heron Motel. It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump from The Oasis and The Star Gold Coast.
Gold Coast Inn is a favourite motel in Gold Coast. They don’t have an onsite restaurant but you can “work off” the calories walking to nearby dining options like Chiang Mai Thai (6-min walk) and Metro Coffee (7-min walk).
Blue Heron Motel is another fave among travellers. They don’t have an onsite restaurant but you can “work off” the calories walking to nearby dining options like Alfred’s Diner (5-min walk) and Vintage Espresso (6-min walk).
You can find some motels with room service even though it’s not common. Try your luck by scanning the list of amenities among the top motels in Gold Coast to find out for sure. You might be in luck. If not, there’s always pizza delivery!
Round up the troops and make a beeline for Blue Heron Motel for lots of reasons — an outdoor pool, free parking and laundry facilities, just to name a few.
Sunshine Beach Resort is another great place to holiday with the fam in Gold Coast. Some popular amenities here are an outdoor pool, free parking and free WiFi.
Sundale Motel: There’s no need to clock up those Ks to get to Sea World from here. It’s just 2 km away. Chuck in amenities like parking facilities and an outdoor pool and this Gold Coast motel is hard to go past.
Jadran Motel & El Jays Holiday Lodge: This option is another favourite among budget travellers. It’ll put you within close proximity of Sea World and features a garden and a barbecue.
Just a short drive from Surfers Paradise, QLD (SFP), Tropicana Motel makes it a breeze to catch that super early flight. Parking facilities is among the amenities on offer here. Each room also comes with free WiFi.
When you’ve checked all the incredible sights in Gold Coast off your list, don’t dawdle around. Take a look at our Gold Coast Car Rentals, book yourself a set of wheels and start exploring the other parts of Gold Coast City! Whether you’ve got a few weeks or just a few days up your sleeve, we’ve got a road trip that’s perfect for you.
Drive to Brisbane to discover renowned attractions like Queen Street Mall. You’ll find this buzzing place 75 km from Gold Coast.
No road trip is complete without a visit to Beerwah. This place is around 140 km away. Australia Zoo is a must-see here.
Brisbane Botanic Gardens is situated 70 km from Gold Coast. Get out into the lovely fresh air and don’t forget to take a few pics!