Gold Coast hotels top list for families in Australia

THINKING of taking a family holiday? Well if you trust TripAdvisor, you might not need to travel too far.

Gold Coast accommodations have dominated the Top 25 hotels for Families in Australia category in this year’s TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards.

The five star Peppers Broadbeach took out the top spot, followed closely by the Moorings on Cavill Avenue apartments.


Overall, seven local holiday parks, budget resorts and affordable apartments made the list, confirming the glitter strip really is THE place to come on a family holiday.

TripAdvisor’s Chief marketing officer, Barbara Messing, said the awards are based on the ratings of thousands of people who posted reviews on the site over the past year.

“We’re excited to recognise the world’s best properties, based on the opinions of those who know them best – the millions of travellers around the globe who come to TripAdvisor to share their experiences.”

The Gold Coast accommodations that made the award list:

1. Peppers Broadbeach
“Outstanding and personal customer service. The apartment itself was beautiful, with breathtaking views. Well-equipped kitchen, full laundry, comfortable beds and a lot of the little necessities.”

2. Moorings on Cavill Avenue
“2013 trip excellent, will stay again”
“Awesome location, great amenities and friendly staff”

5. Xanadu Holiday Resort
“Definitely recommend xanadu .. Perfect location, amenities, service .. Loved it!”

6. Ashmore Palms Holiday Village
“Loved this place!”
“Ashmore Palms – Quality Stay”

10. Treasure Island Resort & Holiday Park
“Fantastic for Parents with Kids to Relax”
“AWESOME!!!!! The place to stay for ALL the family!!”

14. Golden Sands Holiday Apartments
“Amazing Location With Very Accommodating Management.”
“Love the view!!!”

21. Gold Coast Holiday Park & Motel
“Family holiday to the Gold Coast”

To view the full list of the top 25 Hotels for Families, click here.