|Most expensive month:||December|
|Average price in Southport:||$171/night|
|Cheapest price found:||$19/night|
|Most expensive day:||Saturday|
Earls Court Motor Inn
131-133 Nerang Street, Southport, QLD, Australia
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While being known as the Gold Coast's commercial centre, Southport has an eclectic appeal and is the focal point of many things in the region. Situated on the coast, just north of Surfers Paradise, it's a hub for shopping, dining, and family attractions. Southport's premier addresses are found along Marine Parade, but the vibrant city streets wind inland and offer a wealth of restaurants and boutiques.
Southport features on many visitor's Gold Coast itineraries, predominantly for its coastal boardwalk – Marine Parade – and the variety of dining options. It also offers a huge wealth of accommodation options, a modern Chinatown precinct, and the region's biggest shopping centre, Australia Fair.
From Marine Parade visitors can walk into the Broadwater Parklands, where a waterpark is amongst the coastal attractions. The nearby Gold Coast Seaway is the region's most popular shore diving site.
Southport has excellent transport connections, with seven light rail stations connecting the suburb with coastal destinations to the north and south. Many bus services also extend to the Gold Coast's northern suburbs.
Southport has been a tourist magnet since the 1890s, when its sideshow theatres and bustling pier made it a chic and fashionable seaside destination. This wealth helped the suburb to naturally develop as the Gold Coast's financial and business capital.
Woodroffe Hotel is a very popular hotel in Southport, with a score of 8.0 from 2,207 reviews. Crystal Bay On The Broadwater (8.3 from 1,209 reviews) and Aqualine Apartments (8.0 from 296 reviews) are also highly rated Southport hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.
With a rating of 8.0/10 from 2,207 reviews, Woodroffe Hotel is a hotel close to Gold Coast CBD that is highly recommended by HotelsCombined users.
Woodroffe Hotel is rated 8.0 from 2,207 reviews and is close to Broadwater Parklands.
The average price of a hotel in Southport is $238 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data. The average price of a 4-star hotel in Southport around is $263 per night, whereas for a 5-star hotel it’s $313 per night.
$96 per night is the cheapest Southport hotel price found in our data from the last 72 hours. This coming weekend (13 May to 15 May), prices can start from as low as $100/night.
Prices for a hotel in Southport tonight are about $205 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found prices as low as $99 for tonight in the last 3 days. The best price found for a 4-star hotel in Southport tonight is $156.
When searching for hotels in Southport, it’s worth checking out some of the highly rated places to eat first before booking, as it’s always worth being close to popular bars and restaurants in town. Around Anzac Park and Broadwater Parklands, you’ll find plenty of great bars, like Bar 11, Anglers Arms Hotel and Cecil Hotel Pub, and you could stay at hotels like Woodroffe Hotel and Meriton Suites Southport, which are both just around the corner. When it comes to great restaurants, this area also boasts quality restaurants, such as Le Star Café & Restaurant, Kubo’s Bar & Grill and Mr P.P.'s Deli and Rooftop. So if you’re staying near the banks of Nerang River, you won’t be far from the action.
If you’re looking for a great place to have a family holiday in Australia, then you’ll find that Southport is a great fit for both adults and children, with plenty of activities and areas of interest to keep everyone in the family happy. When it comes to Southport hotels, there are plenty of family friendly hotels in the area, such as Sea World Resort, where you can also enjoy discovering all there is to know about local sea life. There’s also Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, which has a huge swimming pool and is located right on the coast, near Main Beach, and not far from Philip Park, which is another great place for families to spend time. Broadwater Parklands and Rockpools, at Anzac Park, is also great for kids, with different play areas and various pools to splash around in the sun.
When planning your trip to Australia, it’s important to know about the best things to do in Southport. It’s useful to be staying in a hotel close by, so you won’t need to travel too far to experience all the attractions the area has to offer. So, check out Harbour Side Resort and Sky Broadwater Apartments close to Anzac Park, where you can find the Anzac Park Market and rock pools. Across the Nerang River from Anzac Park is Doug Jennings Park, and great beaches like The Spit Beach and Main Beach are close, too. The Seaway Dive Site is very popular for those looking to check out the array of fish in this area, or if you’re looking to do some shopping, The Brickworks Centre is a great place for some retail therapy, with boutique shops as well as modern cafes and restaurants.
When looking for Southport accommodation, transport links to and from Gold Coast city may be an important factor for you. If you want to get to Southport from Gold Coast’s city centre and you’re travelling on a budget, you can take public transportation by using the TransLink Bus Service. You can take a number of bus routes, including No. 731, No. 735 and No. 747; the journey generally takes just under an hour to get to Southport. Alternatively, you can arrange for a taxi, which (compared to the bus) takes around half the time but is a lot more expensive.