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76 Musgrave Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
Featuring a swimming pool, Iconic Kirra Beach Resort is located in Gold Coast and is a five-minute walk from Kirra Beach. Those staying at the property also have access to complimentary wireless internet and on-site parking.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.7
Excellent
545 reviews
Location
0.5 km from city centre
C$ 167
171 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
The Pink Hotel Coolangatta is situated in Gold Coast and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides luggage storage, a designated smoking area and room service.
Free Wi-Fi
8.7
Excellent
1139 reviews
Location
1.1 km from city centre
C$ 163
80 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
Located in Gold Coast, Ocean Plaza Resort is within a 10-minute drive of Gold Coast Airport and offers a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts. It also provides a sauna, a bowling alley and a gym.
Free Wi-Fi
8.3
Excellent
573 reviews
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0.8 km from city centre
C$ 203
265 Boundary Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
Located in Gold Coast, Rainbow Bay Resort is within a 15-minute drive of Gold Coast Airport and provides a Jacuzzi, a sauna and a swimming pool. A short walk from Point Danger Light, it offers modern rooms equipped with an in-room dining area, a private balcony and a refrigerator.
Free Wi-Fi
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8.7
Excellent
301 reviews
Location
1.8 km from city centre
C$ 162

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Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Coolangatta:C$ 251/night
Cheapest price found:C$ 37/night
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Most expensive day:Saturday
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Top-rated Coolangatta hotels

Browse through properties in Coolangatta that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 321 properties in Coolangatta and data was last updated on 23 April 2024.
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3 Hill Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
1.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 118
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99 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
0.9 km from city centre
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C$ 182
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Hotel prices in Coolangatta

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171 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
C$ 163
3 Hill Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
C$ 118
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99 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
C$ 182
80 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
C$ 203
76 Musgrave Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
C$ 167

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Where to stay in Coolangatta

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About Coolangatta

The southern Gold Coast suburb of Coolangatta is nestled on the Queensland-New South Wales border. This premier surfing destination is beloved for its outdoor and nature attractions, beach restaurants and shops and access to nearby hinterland destinations.

Things to do in Coolangatta

For iconic beachfront shopping, head to Coolangatta’s Showcase Shopping Centre, located along Marine Parade. Popular retail venues include the Coolangatta Market, where you can find great deals on local artisan goods. The area is also home to popular seafood restaurants where you can find exquisite fish, crab and prawns caught right offshore.

If you enjoy surfing, be sure to visit during the legendary Quiksilver Pro or Roxy Pro competitions at Snapper Rocks during March. You can head out into the water yourself, selecting the best breaks off the coast north of Kirra Point or learning from experienced surfers at a number of surf schools. Of all the area’s great beaches, the iconic Superbank is perhaps the most popular for surfing.

Do you enjoy the opera? Check out a live performance by Gold Coast Opera on the beach for an unforgettable night under the stars. For peace and quiet, head up to the headland of Point Danger, which marks the border between Queensland and New South Wales. Here you can enjoy a picnic, check out the lighthouse and soak up uninterrupted coastal views.

Want to get out on the town? Coolangatta provides lively nightlife, such as the tiki bar Tupe Aloha, and is also home to the “Number One Nostalgia Festival in Australia”, Cooly Rocks On, held over five days of pre-1970 cars, rock music and rockabilly dancing.

Getting around Coolangatta

Getting around Coolangatta is easy with multiple coastal bus and train routes connecting this suburb to the other Gold Coast suburbs and Brisbane beyond. The nearby Gold Coast Airport services domestic flights from all over Australia, as well as flights from New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. Walking or cycling is best for soaking up the atmosphere, or you can hire a scooter for faster transportation.

Facts about staying in Coolangatta

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  • What is the best place in Coolangatta for bars and restaurants?

    Most of the bars and restaurants in Coolangatta are located along Marine Parade and Griffith Street, which are the two streets running parallel to Coolangatta Beach. Coolangatta hotels along Marine Parade include Ocean Plaza Resort, Mantra Coolangatta Beach, Blue C Coolangatta and Point North Apartments. For restaurants along Marine Parade, you have a choice of many different cuisines, from The Jungle Mexican Cantina to Baskk Italian to Bellakai offering modern Australian cuisine. Bar options include Bin 72, 4 Pines Coolangatta and The Coolangatta Hotel. For hotels in Coolangatta along Griffith Street, you have the option of Beachcomber International Resort, Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites and Coolangatta Sand Hotel. Nearby restaurants include Choofas Smokehouse and Seafood, Montezuma’s Mexican, Tata Gina’s and Govindas Coolangatta. There are also quite a few restaurants along Kirra Beach; Coolangatta accommodation nearby includes Kirra Beach Apartments and Kirra Surf Apartments.

  • What is the best place for a family holiday in Coolangatta?

    If you are travelling with children, Coolangatta is a good base for all the attractions in the area. Currumbin Wildlife Park is located at the northern end of Kirra Beach, in neighbouring Currumbin. Accommodation options include Sandbox Luxury Beach Front Apartments and Pacific Surf Absolute Beachfront Apartments. The beaches of Coolangatta are great for kids who like watersports. Greenmount Beach and Rainbow Bay are nice sheltered beaches. Nearby Coolangatta hotels include Mantra Twin Towns, The Pink Hotel Coolangatta and Greenmount Beach House. Another fun thing to do is visit Catch a Crab - Birds Bay Oyster Farm, where you can do pelican feeding, yabbie pumping and go trapping for live crabs. It's a bit outside of town, but a good hotel in Coolangatta for families is Points North Apartments, which has a big pool, tennis court, games room and other activities.

  • What are the best things to do and see in Coolangatta?

    Coolangatta is renowned for its beaches and surfing and plays host to the Quicksilver Pro surf competition every year in January, at Snapper Rocks on Greenmount Beach. Hotels in Coolangatta close to Snapper Rocks and Greenmount Beach include Rainbow Commodore Apartments, The Garland at Rainbow Bay, Eden Tower Apartments and Greenmount Beachhouse. Other popular beaches are Coolangatta Beach, Duranbah Beach, Froggy Beach and Kirra Beach. Some other things to see near Coolangatta include the Gold Coast Wax Museum (which houses 110+ wax sculptures of notable people), the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and the Pickled Pig Brewery (serving artisanal craft beer).

  • What are the best places to stay for surfing in Coolangatta?

    If you’re an avid surfer, there are loads of options for surf spots in Coolangatta. Snapper Rocks and Greenmount Point are very popular, thanks to the Quicksilver Pro, and Coolangatta hotels nearby include The Garland at Rainbow Bay and Greenmount Beachhouse. Kirra Beach is popular for its sand-breaking right-hand point. Coolangatta accommodation options nearby include Kirra Beach Apartments and Kirra Surf Apartments. Duranbah (known locally as Dbah) is good for experienced surfers, and hotels in Coolangatta that are near this beach are Rainbow Commodore Apartments and Eden Tower Apartments. Currumbin Alley is a right-hand point break that is popular with longboarders and is located slightly north of Coolangatta.

  • What are the best hotels in Coolangatta?

    One of the most popular hotels in Coolangatta is Greenmount Beach House, which has been reviewed by 4,674 users and currently has a rating of 7.8/10. Other top-rated locations include Ocean Plaza Resort and Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments, which have received 8.3/10 and 8.0/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Kirra Beach?

    With a rating of 8.0/10 from 3,050 reviews, Mantra Twin Towns is a hotel close to Kirra Beach that is well recommended by HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Coolangatta near Snapper Rocks?

    Mantra Twin Towns is a hotel near Snapper Rocks that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.0 from 3,050 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Coolangatta Beach?

    A good hotel near Coolangatta Beach is Mantra Twin Towns, which has been rated 8.0/10 by 3,050 HotelsCombined user reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Coolangatta cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Coolangatta is C$ 252 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Coolangatta?

    Over the last 3 days, Coolangatta hotels have been found for as cheap as C$ 104/night in searches by HotelsCombined users.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Coolangatta?

    The most popular landmark in Coolangatta is Kirra Beach located in Coolangatta, followed by Snapper Rocks and Coolangatta Beach, located in Coolangatta and Coolangatta, respectively. Depending on where and how long you plan on staying in Coolangatta, you may be able to visit at least one of these cities.

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