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Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park

2.4 km from city centre, Palm Beach Show on map

Located in Gold Coast, Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park is within a 20-minute drive of Gold Coast Airport and provides outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free wireless internet throughout their stay.

Bella Mare Beachside Apartments
8.2 Excellent

1.3 km from city centre, Coolangatta Show on map

ExcellentBased on 413 reviews
8.2

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.

Oceanside Resort
8.8 Excellent

0.8 km from city centre, Bilinga Show on map

ExcellentBased on 47 reviews
8.8

Just a 10-minute car trip from Gold Coast Airport, Oceanside Resort - Absolute Beachfront Apartments provides convenient accommodation and features an outdoor heated pool, a Jacuzzi and a private beach. It also offers a kids pool, a 24-hour reception and babysitting/child services.

Red Star Hotel Palm Beach
8.2 Excellent

0.9 km from city centre, Palm Beach Show on map

ExcellentBased on 835 reviews
8.2

Boasting an outdoor pool, Red Star Hotel Palm Beach is situated in Gold Coast and offers modern accommodation. It provides beach views and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Rainbow Bay Backpackers
8.9 Excellent

1.4 km from city centre, Coolangatta Show on map

ExcellentBased on 240 reviews
8.9

This comfortable hotel in Gold Coast offers complimentary wireless internet, as well as a swimming pool and luggage storage. It is located a brief stroll from Snapper Rocks, Point Danger Light and Coolangatta Beach.

Beach House Seaside Resort Coolangatta
8.7 Excellent

0.6 km from city centre, Coolangatta Show on map

ExcellentBased on 24 reviews
8.7

Situated in Gold Coast, Beach House Seaside Resort is a short walk from Kirra Beach and provides an outdoor pool. It also offers a kids pool, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.

Pure Kirra
9.2 Excellent

0.7 km from city centre, Coolangatta Show on map

ExcellentBased on 229 reviews
9.2

Pure Kirra is situated in Gold Coast and features complimentary wireless internet. It provides a BBQ/picnic area and an outdoor pool, and is a brief walk from Kirra Beach.

Big4 Tweed Billabong Holiday Park
9.3 Excellent

2.3 km from city centre, Tweed Heads Show on map

ExcellentBased on 89 reviews
9.3

Featuring an outdoor pool, this comfortable property is a short car trip from Tweed Heads. It also provides a kids club, luggage storage and a kids pool.

Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments
8.6 Excellent

0.4 km from city centre, Coolangatta Show on map

ExcellentBased on 203 reviews
8.6

Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments provides a comfortable setting when in Gold Coast. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

Kirra Beach Tourist Park

1.1 km from city centre, Coolangatta Show on map

Kirra Beach Tourist Park provides a comfortable setting while in Gold Coast. It also offers an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

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Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Coolangatta:$164/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$18/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$103 - $284
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$140 - $180
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Greenmount Beach House
7.9 Good

1.4 km from city centre, Coolangatta Show on map

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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Rainbow Bay Backpackers
8.9 Excellent

1.4 km from city centre, Coolangatta Show on map

This comfortable hotel in Gold Coast offers complimentary wireless internet, as well as a swimming pool and luggage storage. It is located a brief stroll from Snapper Rocks, Point Danger Light and Coolangatta Beach.

$26
Avg. per night
Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park

2.4 km from city centre, Palm Beach Show on map

Located in Gold Coast, Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park is within a 20-minute drive of Gold Coast Airport and provides outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free wireless internet throughout their stay.

$69
Avg. per night
Kirra Beach Tourist Park

1.1 km from city centre, Coolangatta Show on map

Kirra Beach Tourist Park provides a comfortable setting while in Gold Coast. It also offers an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

$71
Avg. per night
Greenmount Beach House
7.9 Good

1.4 km from city centre, Coolangatta Show on map

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.

$96
Avg. per night
Tweed Central Motel
8.8 Excellent

1.3 km from city centre, Tweed Heads Show on map

Situated in Tweed Heads, Tweed Central Motel is an easy drive from Fingal Head and offers complimentary wireless internet, an outdoor pool and a Jacuzzi. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

$107
Avg. per night
Cosy Romantic Cottage

5.0 km from city centre, Tallebudgera Show on map

Cosy Romantic Cottage is located in Gold Coast and offers complimentary Wi-Fi.

$107
Avg. per night
Red Star Hotel Palm Beach
8.2 Excellent

0.9 km from city centre, Palm Beach Show on map

Boasting an outdoor pool, Red Star Hotel Palm Beach is situated in Gold Coast and offers modern accommodation. It provides beach views and complimentary Wi-Fi.

$110
Avg. per night
Tweed Ultima
8.3 Excellent

1.6 km from city centre, Tweed Heads Show on map

Featuring a Jacuzzi and a heated pool, this modern property is a short car trip from Fingal Head. It features comfortable apartments with an en suite bathroom and a kitchen.

$132
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Coolangatta

3 stars

$96 - $224

No. 1 most popular

$224
Avg. per night

No. 2 most popular

Tweed Central Motel
8.8 Excellent
$107
Avg. per night

Best value

$96
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

$132 - $165

No. 1 most popular

Oceanside Resort
8.8 Excellent
$165
Avg. per night

Best value

Tweed Ultima
8.3 Excellent
$132
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

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

  • What are the best hotels in Coolangatta?

    One of the most popular hotels in Coolangatta is Greenmount Beach House, which has been reviewed by 4,007 users and currently has a rating of 7.9/10. Other top-rated locations include Kirra Surf Apartments and Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments, which have received 8.7/10 and 8.6/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Kirra Beach?

    A good hotel close to Kirra Beach is Greenmount Beach House (rated 7.9/10 from 4,007 reviews).

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

    Greenmount Beach House is a hotel near Coolangatta Beach that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 7.9 from 4,007 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Rainbow Bay?

    If you’re visiting Rainbow Bay then the nearby Greenmount Beach House is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (4,007 reviews scoring it at an average 7.9/10).

  • How much do hotels in Coolangatta cost?

    Hotels in Coolangatta cost an average of $231/night, according to HotelsCombined data in the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Coolangatta?

    HotelsCombined searches in the last 3 days suggest cheap Coolangatta hotels have prices starting from as low as $30/night, depending on the popularity of your requested dates.

  • How much is a hotel in Coolangatta tonight?

    Over the last 3 days, the starting price of a hotel in Coolangatta tonight has been as low as $81 and the average price has been $198. If you’d prefer 4-star accommodation, expect to pay at least $188 for this evening.