With a destination as beautiful as the Gold Coast in Australia, one would rather assume it as expensive. However, the Gold Coast is regarded as being a budget-friendly tourist destination, with a variety of accommodation options ranging from inns and motels to apartments and hotels. What's more convenient is that these lodging establishments are in good locations, making them perfect places to stay for guests. Everything around the city is easily accessible through these places, whether tourists wish to stroll along the Gold Coast or play in the waves. As a result, listed below are the cheapest accommodation places on the Gold Coast, ranked by cost.
9 Surf Inn
Situated at 26 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, 4217 Gold Coast, Surf Inn is an adults-only lodging. It features an outdoor pool, a common lounge, a common kitchen, a garden, and a grill for guests to use. Free WiFi is also available and private parking but requires an additional fee. Furthermore, a sun deck is also available here and the Gold Coast Airport is the closest to the hotel, which is 20 kilometers away from the inn.
- Cost: $17 to $21 per night
8 Mumma’s Hostel Surfers Paradise
Mumma's Hostel, which is located at 18 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, 4217 Gold Coast, is close to the Surf Inn. The hostel has many perks they offer including an outdoor pool, a common lounge, a concierge service, a kitchen, free private parking, free WiFi, a garden, and being close to the beach. Aside from the Gold Coast Airport, the Skypoint Observation Deck, Budds Beach, and Broadbeach are also popular sites to explore near the hostel. Breakfast is also offered buffet-style or continental-style.
- Cost: $17 to $22 per night
7 Tequila Sunrise Hostel Surfers Paradise
Tequila Sunrise Hostel is also in the Gold Coast's heart, only 250 meters from Surfers Paradise Beach. Visitors can enjoy air-conditioned rooms, a shared bathroom, kitchen, and lounge, free WIFi, and other amenities at this hostel. A sun terrace and a balcony with wonderful city views are also included. Towels and bed linen, as well as a computer and a kettle, are given in each room. In addition, Narrowneck and Infinity Maze are two popular places to visit near the hotel.
- Cost: $32 to $36 per room, with breakfast and dinner included.
6 Coolangatta YHA Backpackers
Coolangatta YHA Backpackers is a 3-minute walk from the coast and a 10-minute walk from the Gold Coast Airport. An outdoor pool with a table, a spacious dining room, a grilling area, four distinct garden spaces, a vending machine, and a table tennis area are all available on-site. Guests can also book snorkeling tours, surfing lessons, whale-watching excursions, and other activities at the tour desk or rent bicycles and surfboards in the lodging.
- Cost: $20 to $68 per night
5 Backpackers In Paradise Under 45’s Hostel
The Backpacker In Paradise Under 45's Hostel is located at 40 Peninsular Drive in Surfers Paradise and is only a 9-minute walk from the beach, as well as pubs, other tourist attractions, and restaurants. There is a pool, hammocks, a grilling area, a jacuzzi, a cinema room, a sundeck, on-site parking, and luggage storage are among the amenities available. In addition, there is an on-site café that serves hot food and barista-made coffees from morning to evening.
- Cost: $19 to $150 per night
4 Gold Coast Inn
The Gold Coast Inn is also situated at Surfers Paradise and is approximately 21 kilometers from the Gold Coast Airport. The inn has a restaurant, an outdoor pool, grilling facilities, room service, free private parking, free WiFi, family rooms, and more. Each room is air-conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV, a bathroom, a kitchenette, a private room with complimentary toiletries, bed linen, and more. Kurrawa Beach, SkyPoint Observation Deck, and Broadbeach are also famous neighboring attractions.
- Cost: $109 to $149 per night
3 Palm Beach Hotel
The Palm Beach Hotel, located beside the Gold Coast Inn in Palm Beach, is only 300 meters from the beach. Guests can take advantage of the hotel's on-site restaurant and parking, as well as free WiFi, a shared restroom, a sitting area, laundry facilities, and many other amenities. A private kitchen and balcony are available in some rooms, as well as other amenities such as sofa beds, heaters, and so on. There are also dormitory rooms, private rooms, and self-contained apartments available, all with towels, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and linens.
- Cost: $63 to $179 per night
2 Woodroffe Hotel
The Woodroffe Hotel, situated at Southport, began its operations on August 15, 2017. Surfers Paradise is only 3.9 kilometers away, and it is adjacent to parklands, amusement parks, and public transportation. Each room in the hotel offers air conditioning, free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, a kettle, and a small refrigerator. There is also an on-site cafe and a lobby where guests may relax while eating their meals or sipping their coffee. Furthermore, top attractions nearby include Life Sciences Queensland, Gold Coast Aquatic Center, and Australia Fair Shopping Centre.
- Cost: $113 to $255 per night
1 Miami Shore Apartments & Motel
The Miami Shore Apartments & Motel is only 5 minutes from Miami Beach and is located at 2016 Gold Coast Highway, Miami, 4220 Gold Coast. It has an outdoor pool, free WiFi, free parking, a seating room with a flat-screen TV, a children's playground, and barbeque amenities. A kitchenette, a refrigerator, a stove, a microwave, and a variety of other conveniences are included in each room. The Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Center is also approximately a 10-minute drive from the hotel.
- Cost: $125 to $160 per night