Hotels in Southport, Australia

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Southport, QLD, Australia
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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Southport, Queensland. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 1 December 2023.
Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:January
Average price in Southport:$242/night
Cheapest price found:$36/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Friday
$126 - $346
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$169 - $470
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hotels in Southport, Queensland

Discover affordable stays in Southport, Queensland that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Southport, Queensland can be found for as low as $110 per night. There is currently one property in Southport, Queensland that can be booked for this price. Arrival Accommodation Centre is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Southport, Queensland. Price data was last updated on 1 December 2023
Out of the hotels in Southport we've come across, these properties are priced the lowest. If you have flexibility with arrival and departure, use the search form to compare prices for other dates.
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69 Queen Street, Southport, QLD, Australia
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
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Cnr Garden Street & White Street, Southport, QLD, Australia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
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132 Marine Parade, Southport, QLD, Australia
1.7 km from city centre
Airport shuttle
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131-133 Nerang Street, Southport, QLD, Australia
1.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
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Hotel prices in Southport, Queensland

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Southport to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Southport at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 1 December 2023.
We've come across the following hotels in Southport with different price and hotel class options. As an added layer, we've also marked the most popular and best value properties in each hotel class.
2 stars and under
69 Queen Street, Southport, QLD, Australia
3 stars
131-133 Nerang Street, Southport, QLD, Australia
132 Marine Parade, Southport, QLD, Australia
Cnr Garden Street & White Street, Southport, QLD, Australia
4 stars +
2 Como Crescent, Southport, QLD, Australia

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Other accommodations in Southport, Queensland

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26 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
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2 Como Crescent, Southport, QLD, Australia
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
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Southport, QLD, Australia
1.8 km from city centre
Air conditioning
Free Wi-Fi
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Where to stay in Southport, Queensland

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Southport to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 1 December 2023.
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About Southport, Queensland

Southport is the commercial heart of the Gold Coast. The neighbourhood is home to the CBD and has mastered the art of balancing business with leisure. Walk around the city centre, explore Chinatown and shop at one of the best malls on the Gold Coast. Southport backs onto Broadwater, a sheltered estuary fringed by sandy beaches and grassy parks.

Things to do in Southport

Enjoy water sports in the calm, sheltered waters of Broadwater. A sandy spit protects the estuary from the Coral Sea and makes it ideal for kayaking, jet skiing and fishing. Broadwater Parklands overlooks the estuary and features emerald-green lawns and gold-sand beaches. Swim in the netted enclosure and splash in the water playground. Picnic tables and barbecue grills make Broadwater Parklands ideal for a family day out.

Get lost in the colourful alleys of Chinatown. Browse shops selling Asian groceries and dine at restaurants serving Peking duck, Cantonese dim sum and Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches. Colourful lanterns, street art and laneway sculptures add to the authentic atmosphere.

You’ll find everything from bikinis and boardshorts to sunglasses and sandals at Australia Fair. The air-conditioned mall offers a mix of Australian and international brands. Grab a bite to eat at the food court and catch the latest new release films at the multiscreen cinema.

Cross the estuary to Sea World, one of the most iconic theme parks in Australia. Buckle into stomach-flipping thrill rides and get up close with aquatic animals from around the world. The enormous outdoor lagoon is home to sharks, rays and schools of tropical fish.

Getting around Southport

Southport is pedestrian-friendly and easy to get around on foot. Drive to Surfers Paradise in five minutes or ride the tram in 15 minutes. A ferry links Southport with other popular destinations on the Gold Coast, including Surfers Paradise, Marina Village and Sea World. Brisbane Airport is a one-hour drive away.

Facts about staying in Southport, Queensland

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Southport to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 1 December 2023.
  • What is the best place in Southport for bars and restaurants?

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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.

  • How do you get to Southport from the Gold Coast city centre?

    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.

  • What are the best hotels in Southport?

    Woodroffe Hotel is a very popular hotel in Southport, with a score of 7.8 from 2,657 reviews. Meriton Suites Southport (9.2 from 58 reviews) and Big4 Gold Coast Holiday Park (8.7 from 1,233 reviews) are also highly rated Southport hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near Gold Coast CBD?

    With a rating of 9.2/10 from 58 reviews, Meriton Suites Southport is a hotel close to Gold Coast CBD that is highly recommended by HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Southport near Broadwater Parklands?

    Meriton Suites Southport is rated 9.2 from 58 reviews and is close to Broadwater Parklands.

  • How much do hotels in Southport cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Southport is $439 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data. The average price of a 4-star hotel in Southport around is $385 per night, whereas for a 5-star hotel it’s $413 per night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Southport?

    $87 per night is the cheapest Southport hotel price found in our data from the last 72 hours. This coming weekend (1 Dec to 3 Dec), prices can start from as low as $136/night.

  • How much is a hotel in Southport tonight?

    A hotel in Southport tonight has an average price of $633, but some deals have been found for as low as $134 in HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. Prices in Southport are changing frequently.

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