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Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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Mantra Coolangatta Beach
8.2 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Coolangatta 
ExcellentBased on 1,122 reviews
8.2

Mantra Coolangatta Beach provides a modern setting while in Gold Coast. It features a gym, as well as outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor heated pool and a Jacuzzi.

Greenmount Beach House
7.7 Good
3 Hill Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Coolangatta 
GoodBased on 4,330 reviews
7.7

Situated in Gold Coast, Greenmount Hotel is a short walk from Point Danger Light and provides a Jacuzzi, a swimming pool and a sauna. The various facilities this modern hotel offers include luggage storage, meeting rooms and a tour desk.

Coolangatta Sands Hotel
6.5 Good
Cnr Griffith And Mclean St, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Coolangatta 
GoodBased on 386 reviews
6.5

Coolangatta Sands Hotel is situated in Gold Coast and is close to local sightseeing spots, including Kirra Beach and Coolangatta Beach. The various facilities this Victorian hostel features include a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and a games room.

Bombora Resort
6.8 Good
4 Carmichael Close, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Coolangatta 
GoodBased on 763 reviews
6.8

Bombora Resort Motel is situated in Gold Coast and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides a swimming pool, a laundry service and a tour desk.

Iconic Kirra Beach Resort
8.4 Excellent
76 Musgrave Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre, Coolangatta 
ExcellentBased on 494 reviews
8.4

Iconic Kirra Beach Resort is located in Gold Coast and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers highchairs, a swimming pool and a sun deck.

Komune - Gold Coast
8.6 Excellent
146 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Coolangatta 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
8.6

Komune - Gold Coast provides a trendy setting while in Gold Coast. It also offers an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites
8.1 Excellent
99 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.9 km from city centre, Coolangatta 
ExcellentBased on 2,488 reviews
8.1

Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites offers a relaxed setting while in Gold Coast. It also features a Jacuzzi, a sauna and a swimming pool and unique views of Coolangatta.

Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments
8.3 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.4 km from city centre, Coolangatta 
ExcellentBased on 204 reviews
8.3

Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments provides a comfortable setting when in Gold Coast. It also features a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.

Nirvana By The Sea
9.1 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Coolangatta 
ExcellentBased on 613 reviews
9.1

Treating guests to an in-house cinema and a teppanyaki BBQ area, this beachfront property provides a relaxing stay in Gold Coast. It boasts views of Kirra Beach, and offers a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and a sauna.

Kirra Beach Apartments
8.8 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre, Coolangatta 
ExcellentBased on 705 reviews
8.8

Featuring a shuttle service to Gold Coast Airport, plus free Wi-Fi, Kirra Beach Apartments is a convenient place to stay in Gold Coast. It also offers an outdoor pool, a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi.

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Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Coolangatta:$221/night
Cheapest price found:$27/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Sunday
$142 - $448
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$154 - $448
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Mantra Coolangatta Beach
8.2 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 

Mantra Coolangatta Beach provides a modern setting while in Gold Coast. It features a gym, as well as outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor heated pool and a Jacuzzi.

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Greenmount Beach House
7.7 Good
3 Hill Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 

Situated in Gold Coast, Greenmount Hotel is a short walk from Point Danger Light and provides a Jacuzzi, a swimming pool and a sauna. The various facilities this modern hotel offers include luggage storage, meeting rooms and a tour desk.

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Komune - Gold Coast
8.6 Excellent
146 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 

Komune - Gold Coast provides a trendy setting while in Gold Coast. It also offers an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites
8.1 Excellent
99 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.9 km from city centre, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia 

Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites offers a relaxed setting while in Gold Coast. It also features a Jacuzzi, a sauna and a swimming pool and unique views of Coolangatta.

Cheapest hotels in Coolangatta, Gold Coast

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Coolangatta Sands Hotel
6.5 Good
Cnr Griffith And Mclean St, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.5 km from city centre,  

Coolangatta Sands Hotel is situated in Gold Coast and is close to local sightseeing spots, including Kirra Beach and Coolangatta Beach. The various facilities this Victorian hostel features include a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and a games room.

$42
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Bombora Resort
6.8 Good
4 Carmichael Close, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre,  

Bombora Resort Motel is situated in Gold Coast and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides a swimming pool, a laundry service and a tour desk.

$124
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Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites
8.1 Excellent
99 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.9 km from city centre,  

Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites offers a relaxed setting while in Gold Coast. It also features a Jacuzzi, a sauna and a swimming pool and unique views of Coolangatta.

$162
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Rainbow Bay Resort
8.9 Excellent
265 Boundary Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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1.8 km from city centre,  

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.

$165
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Greenmount Beach House
7.7 Good
3 Hill Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre,  

Situated in Gold Coast, Greenmount Hotel is a short walk from Point Danger Light and provides a Jacuzzi, a swimming pool and a sauna. The various facilities this modern hotel offers include luggage storage, meeting rooms and a tour desk.

$167
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Mantra Coolangatta Beach
8.2 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre,  

Mantra Coolangatta Beach provides a modern setting while in Gold Coast. It features a gym, as well as outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor heated pool and a Jacuzzi.

$179
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Kirra Beach Apartments
8.8 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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0.6 km from city centre,  

Featuring a shuttle service to Gold Coast Airport, plus free Wi-Fi, Kirra Beach Apartments is a convenient place to stay in Gold Coast. It also offers an outdoor pool, a swimming pool and a Jacuzzi.

$188
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Bella Mare Beachside Apartments
8.2 Excellent
Coolangatta, QLD, Australia
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1.3 km from city centre,  

Located in Gold Coast, Bella Mare Beachside Apartments is within a 10-minute drive of Gold Coast Airport and provides a saltwater swimming pool, a sauna and a Jacuzzi. There is also a gym with a saltwater swimming pool.

$201
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Hotel prices in Coolangatta

2 stars and under
Coolangatta Sands Hotel
No. 1 most popular

Coolangatta Sands Hotel

Cnr Griffith And Mclean St, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia

6.5 Good
$42

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3 stars
Komune - Gold Coast
No. 1 most popular

Komune - Gold Coast

146 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia

8.6 Excellent
$292

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Greenmount Beach House
No. 2 most popular

Greenmount Beach House

3 Hill Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia

7.7 Good
$167

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Bombora Resort
Best value

Bombora Resort

4 Carmichael Close, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia

6.8 Good
$125

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The Pink Hotel Coolangatta
No. 1 most popular

The Pink Hotel Coolangatta

171 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia

8.9 Excellent
$215

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Ocean Plaza Resort
No. 2 most popular

Ocean Plaza Resort

80 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia

8.5 Excellent
$219

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Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites
Best value

Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites

99 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD, Australia

8.1 Excellent
$162

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Where to stay in Coolangatta

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

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

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.

Coolangatta travel FAQs

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.

  • What are the best hotels in Coolangatta?

    Mantra Coolangatta Beach (8.2/10 from 1,122 reviews), Greenmount Beach House (7.7/10 from 4,334 reviews), and Iconic Kirra Beach Resort (8.4/10 from 494 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Coolangatta.

  • What is a good hotel near Coolangatta Beach?

    Mantra Coolangatta Beach is a hotel near Coolangatta Beach that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.2 across 1,122 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Coolangatta near Kirra Beach?

    Mantra Coolangatta Beach is the most recommended hotel near Kirra Beach on HotelsCombined (scoring 8.2 over 1,122 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near Rainbow Bay?

    If you’re planning to stay near Rainbow Bay, you should consider Mantra Twin Towns, which has a score of 8.3 from 3,837 reviews.

  • 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.