INTERNATIONAL BEACH RESORT

84 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise Gold Coast, QL 4217 Australia (AUS)
3.0 Star Oceanfront Spa or Beach Resort
-27.9962153.43054
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2.0/ 5

Based on 168 guest reviews

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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • 120 rooms in property
  • 22 floors in property
  • Check-in: 1400
  • Check-out: 1000
  • Group friendly rating of 7.5/10

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Non-Smoking
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Local Attractions

4 Theme Parks, Dinner & Scenic Cruise, Wax Museum, Water Sports, Bird Sanctuary, Day Farms, Mountain/Hinterland Eco Tours, Whale Watching, Shopping and Golfing.

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Summary of Verified Reviews

Good to know

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Elevators did not work” “Lobby poorly decorated”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Dated property” “Old air conditioner”

  • Great view

    “Amazing beach view” “View was amazing”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
368 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Great shopping at the nearby city centre, and close to the beach. Average parking. Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby. Affordable parking.

“Stunning position” “Position excellent” “Superb location”

Room

51/100
625 reviews

Excellent views from decently sized rooms with okay beds. Dirty old rooms with inadequate A/C. Dilapidated rooms with bad minibars and kitchenettes. Small but clean bathrooms. Poorly furnished with bad TV's and balconies.

“Tired old carpet” “Air-con was broken” “Broken toilet seat”

Service

47/100
314 reviews

Bad reception service. Relatively friendly and professional service. Bad management. Room service is poor. Hotel security is not good.

“No room servicing” “Rude staff” “Rude manager”

Food

46/100
38 reviews

Food is not good.

“Café not operational” “No restaurant” “No bbq”

Pool

39/100
41 reviews

Dirty pool.

“No heated pool” “Pool cafe not open” “Pool bar was not open”

Wellness

33/100
16 reviews

Below average sauna and wellness facilities.

“Spa didn't work” “Outdated sauna” “Was cold Sauna”

WiFi

19/100
28 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“No wifi” “Expensive Wifi” “No free wifi”

Breakfast

17/100
10 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Didn't open for breakfast”

Bar

17/100
28 reviews

Bar is not good. Tasteless wines.

“Didn't have wine glasses” “No milk” “Not even a wine”

Vibe

13/100
274 reviews

Poor vibe. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is outdated. Unfriendly atmosphere. Hotel is relatively stylish. Awesome for a beach holiday.

“Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities” “Old door knob”

Amenities

13/100
281 reviews

Subpar entrance area and ancient facilities, but wonderful grounds.

“Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop” “Worst property”

Ranked top 92% by couples, with a score of 62

Good to know

  • Tasteless wines

    “Didn't have wine glasses” “Not even a wine”

  • Near city centre

    “Close to the city” “Proximity to the main city”

  • Poor wellness & sports facilities

    “Spa didn't work” “Outdated sauna”

  • Bar is not good

    “Didn't have wine glasses” “No milk”

Review highlights

Location

96/100
105 reviews

Great location. Great shopping at the nearby city centre, and close to the beach. Average parking. Affordable parking.

“Stunning position” “Position excellent” “Superb location”

Room

49/100
204 reviews

Filthy old rooms, and poor furniture. Excellent views from decently sized rooms with okay beds. Small but clean bathrooms. Subpar balconies in badly maintained rooms. Substandard bathrooms, televisions, and air conditioning.

“Tired old carpet” “Air-con was broken” “Broken toilet seat”

Food

43/100
13 reviews

Food is not good.

“Café not operational” “No restaurant” “No bbq”

Service

40/100
93 reviews

Service is poor. The service was acceptably friendly and professional, with decent reception staff. Room service is poor.

“No room servicing” “Rude staff” “Rude manager”

Pool

37/100
12 reviews

Bad pool.

“No heated pool” “Pool cafe not open” “Pool bar was not open”

Wellness

32/100
7 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“Spa didn't work” “Outdated sauna” “Was cold Sauna”

WiFi

20/100
13 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“No wifi” “Expensive Wifi” “No free wifi”

Bar

18/100
11 reviews

Bar is not good. Tasteless wines.

“Didn't have wine glasses” “No milk” “Not even a wine”

Amenities

12/100
95 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop” “Worst property”

Vibe

11/100
86 reviews

Poor vibe. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is outdated.

“Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities” “Old door knob”

Ranked top 93% by families, with a score of 62

Good to know

  • Great shopping

    “Close to the shops for dinning” “Within walking distance to shops and restaurant”

  • Old rooms

    “Older accommodation” “Old air conditioner”

  • Food is not good

    “Café not operational” “No restaurant”

  • Unclean hotel facilities

    “Common areas were not tidy at all” “Overall dirty”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
54 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Great shopping and the beach nearby.

“Stunning position” “Position excellent” “Superb location”

Service

46/100
39 reviews

Service is poor. The service was acceptably friendly and professional, with decent reception staff.

“No room servicing” “Rude staff” “Rude manager”

Room

45/100
77 reviews

Filthy old rooms, and poor furniture. Excellent views from decently sized rooms with okay beds. Neglected rooms with unacceptable kitchenettes and bathrooms.

“Tired old carpet” “Air-con was broken” “Broken toilet seat”

Food

44/100
9 reviews

Food is not good.

“Café not operational” “No restaurant” “No bbq”

WiFi

21/100
4 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No wifi” “Expensive Wifi” “No free wifi”

Vibe

14/100
45 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities” “Old door knob”

Amenities

11/100
45 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop” “Worst property”

Ranked top 83% by solo travelers, with a score of 68

Good to know

  • Noisy

    “Loud nightlife” “Noisy air conditioners”

  • Bad internet service

    “No wifi” “Expensive Wifi”

  • Great view

    “Amazing beach view” “View was amazing”

  • Great location

    “Stunning position” “Position excellent”

Review highlights

Beach

99/100
10 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Great ocean breeze” “Ease of access to the beach” “Beach from 9th floor was lovely”

Location

96/100
22 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

“Stunning position” “Position excellent” “Superb location”

Value

69/100
10 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Free underground parking” “Had to pay for family room” “Great value for money”

Room

53/100
42 reviews

Decent rooms with great views. Poorly-maintained rooms, unpleasant bathrooms, and bad beds.

“Tired old carpet” “Broken toilet seat” “Setting as the switch was broken”

Service

52/100
15 reviews

Service is relatively friendly.

“Staff member informed” “Check in staff were really friendly and helpful” “Staff were pleasant and friendly”

Comfort

41/100
11 reviews

Uncomfortable, noisy rooms with poor beds.

“Old air conditioner” “Noisy air conditioners” “Air-con was broken”

WiFi

20/100
4 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No wifi” “Expensive Wifi” “No free wifi”

Amenities

13/100
14 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop” “Worst property”

Vibe

12/100
14 reviews

Poor vibe. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is outdated.

“Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities” “Old door knob”

Good to know

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Elevators did not work” “Lobby poorly decorated”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Dated property” “Old air conditioner”

  • Great view

    “Amazing beach view” “View was amazing”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
353 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Great shopping at the nearby city centre, and close to the beach. Average parking. Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby. Affordable parking.

“Stunning position” “Position excellent” “Superb location”

Room

50/100
595 reviews

Excellent views from decently sized rooms with okay beds. Dirty old rooms with inadequate A/C. Dilapidated rooms with bad minibars and kitchenettes. Small but clean bathrooms. Poorly furnished with bad TV's and balconies.

“Tired old carpet” “Broken toilet seat” “Setting as the switch was broken”

Service

48/100
307 reviews

Bad reception service. Relatively friendly and professional service. Bad management. Room service is poor. Hotel security is not good.

“No room servicing” “Rude staff” “Rude manager”

Pool

45/100
41 reviews

Dirty pool.

“No heated pool” “Pool cafe not open” “Pool bar was not open”

Food

43/100
33 reviews

Food is not good.

“Café not operational” “No restaurant” “No bbq”

Wellness

33/100
16 reviews

Below average sauna and wellness facilities.

“Spa didn't work” “Outdated sauna” “Was cold Sauna”

Breakfast

19/100
9 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Didn't open for breakfast”

WiFi

18/100
24 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“No wifi” “Expensive Wifi” “No free wifi”

Bar

17/100
28 reviews

Bar is not good. Tasteless wines.

“Didn't have wine glasses” “No milk” “Not even a wine”

Amenities

14/100
267 reviews

Subpar entrance area and ancient facilities, but wonderful grounds.

“Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop” “Worst property”

Vibe

13/100
263 reviews

Poor vibe. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is outdated. Unfriendly atmosphere. Hotel is relatively stylish.

“Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities” “Old door knob”

Ranked top 91% by couples, with a score of 60

Good to know

  • Tasteless wines

    “Didn't have wine glasses” “Not even a wine”

  • Near city centre

    “Close to the city” “Proximity to the main city”

  • Poor wellness & sports facilities

    “Spa didn't work” “Outdated sauna”

  • Bar is not good

    “Didn't have wine glasses” “No milk”

Review highlights

Location

96/100
100 reviews

Great location. Great shopping at the nearby city centre, and close to the beach. Average parking. Affordable parking.

“Stunning position” “Position excellent” “Superb location”

Room

49/100
195 reviews

Filthy old rooms, and poor furniture. Excellent views from decently sized rooms with okay beds. Small but clean bathrooms. Subpar balconies in badly maintained rooms. Substandard bathrooms, televisions, and air conditioning.

“Tired old carpet” “Air-con was broken” “Broken toilet seat”

Food

41/100
12 reviews

Food is not good.

“Café not operational” “No restaurant” “No bbq”

Pool

40/100
12 reviews

Bad pool.

“No heated pool” “Pool cafe not open” “Pool bar was not open”

Service

40/100
91 reviews

Service is poor. The service was acceptably friendly and professional, with decent reception staff. Room service is poor.

“No room servicing” “Rude staff” “Rude manager”

Wellness

32/100
7 reviews

Poor wellness & sports facilities.

“Spa didn't work” “Outdated sauna” “Was cold Sauna”

WiFi

20/100
12 reviews

Poor, over-priced WiFi.

“No wifi” “Expensive Wifi” “No free wifi”

Bar

18/100
11 reviews

Bar is not good. Tasteless wines.

“Didn't have wine glasses” “No milk” “Not even a wine”

Vibe

13/100
85 reviews

Poor vibe. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is outdated.

“Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities” “Old door knob”

Amenities

10/100
90 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop” “Worst property”

Ranked top 97% by families, with a score of 59

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Older accommodation” “Old air conditioner”

  • Unclean hotel facilities

    “Common areas were not tidy at all” “Overall dirty”

  • Food is not good

    “Café not operational” “No restaurant”

  • Reception is not nice

    “No information given” “Lied to us at check in”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
47 reviews

Excellent location near the beach with acceptable parking.

“Stunning position” “Position excellent” “Superb location”

Room

46/100
66 reviews

Rooms are outdated, untidy, badly-maintained with substandard furniture. Excellent views from decently sized rooms with okay beds.

“Tired old carpet” “Air-con was broken” “Broken toilet seat”

Service

46/100
35 reviews

Service is poor. The service was acceptably friendly and professional, with decent reception staff.

“No room servicing” “Rude staff” “Rude manager”

Food

45/100
7 reviews

Food is not good.

“Café not operational” “No restaurant” “No bbq”

Vibe

13/100
39 reviews

Poor vibe. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is outdated.

“Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities” “Old door knob”

Amenities

11/100
40 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop” “Worst property”

Ranked top 87% by solo travelers, with a score of 67

Good to know

  • Noisy

    “Loud nightlife” “Noisy air conditioners”

  • Bad internet service

    “No wifi” “Expensive Wifi”

  • Great view

    “Amazing beach view” “View was amazing”

  • Great location

    “Stunning position” “Position excellent”

Review highlights

Beach

99/100
10 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Great ocean breeze” “Ease of access to the beach” “Beach from 9th floor was lovely”

Location

96/100
22 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

“Stunning position” “Position excellent” “Superb location”

Room

53/100
40 reviews

Decent rooms with great views. Poorly-maintained rooms, unpleasant bathrooms, and bad beds.

“Tired old carpet” “Setting as the switch was broken” “Shower was terrible only a little bit”

Service

52/100
15 reviews

Service is relatively friendly.

“Staff member informed” “Check in staff were really friendly and helpful” “No room servicing”

Comfort

41/100
11 reviews

Uncomfortable, noisy rooms with poor beds.

“Old air conditioner” “Noisy air conditioners” “Air-con was broken”

WiFi

20/100
4 reviews

Bad internet service.

“No wifi” “Expensive Wifi” “No free wifi”

Amenities

12/100
13 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop” “Worst property”

Vibe

11/100
13 reviews

Poor vibe. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is outdated.

“Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities” “Old door knob”

Good to know

  • Old facilities

    “Older complex” “Older building”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Dated property” “Old air conditioner”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop”

  • Great view

    “Amazing beach view” “View was amazing”

Review highlights

Location

96/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Stunning position” “Position excellent” “Superb location”

Value

74/100
5 reviews

Best value for money.

“Price point was very competitive” “Free underground parking” “Great for the price”

Room

53/100
16 reviews

Decent rooms with great views.

“Tired old carpet” “Broken toilet seat” “Setting as the switch was broken”

Comfort

40/100
5 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Old air conditioner” “Noisy air conditioners” “Air-con was broken”

Vibe

13/100
9 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities” “Old door knob”

Amenities

12/100
8 reviews

Old facilities.

“Outdated facilities” “Dirty rooftop” “Worst property”

Ranked top 96% by families, with a score of 66

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Stunning position” “Position excellent”

  • Poor vibe

    “Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities”

Review highlights

Location

95/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Stunning position” “Position excellent” “Superb location”

Room

51/100
7 reviews

Room is all right.

“Ocean views were fantastic” “Tired old carpet” “Air-con was broken”

Vibe

13/100
4 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Old air conditioner” “Outdated facilities” “Old door knob”

Good to know

  • Great view

    “Amazing beach view” “View was amazing”

Review highlights

Room

57/100
8 reviews

Decent rooms with great views.

“Tired old carpet” “Setting as the switch was broken” “Shower was terrible only a little bit”

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Customer Reviews of International Beach Resort

2.0 out of 5. Based on 168 guest reviews , Poor

Property Description

International Beach Resort, Surfers Paradise is the ideal location for the perfect Gold Coast holiday. Right at our door step is the magnificent Pacific Ocean beach shoreline with our world renowned surf. All guest rooms feature a private balcony which overlooks the ocean and/or the Gold Coast Hinterland. To suit all budgets, you will be perfectly set up to enjoy everything Surfers Paradise has to offer. Our 3 star Resort comprises of 120 affordable and comfortable guest rooms which includes 80 one-bedroom apartments with self contained kitchen/cooking facilities and 40 standard hotel-style rooms. There is also a variety of bedding configurations to suit every individual. Our one-bedroom apartments can interconnect with the standard hotel-style rooms to become a two-bedroom apartment. The International Beach Resort is positioned in the heart of shopping paradise, with just a 10 minutes walk to the city center in Cavill Ave, dining outlets, and the famous Surfers Paradise nightlife that the city is known for. Conrad Jupiter Casino is only a short drive away. Reception is open 6:00am - 7:00pm Mon to Thu, 6:00am - 10:00pm Fri&Sat, 6:00am - 5:00pm Sun. Guests checking in outside our reception hours should call the Resort before 4pm on the check in date, to be advised of after hours check in procedure. The reception staff would be glad to assist in recommending a range of entertainment from a myriad of exciting attractions, day tours, or a fun day to one of the Gold Coast's premiere theme parks. The International Beach Resort also provides excellent facilities for our guests including pool, spa, sauna, and tennis court. Our Cafe Esplanade restaurant serves up a hot buffet breakfast for just $7.50 Mon-Fri & $10.00 Sat & Sun between 7:00am - 9:30am daily(accept public holidays). *** A $200.00 Credit Card Pre-Auth per room(Two Bedroom Apartment is counted as 2 rooms)will be required on arrival to cover payment of any incidental charges. Photo ID will also be required. ***

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 1400
Check Out: 1000
Year of Last Renovation: 2013
Floors: 22
Rooms: 120
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 120
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Once Per Stay
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.5 Km
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Km
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Km
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Cancellations made within 14 days of check-in date & time will forfeit the full amount for the first nights tariff cancelled.
Total Taxes: 10.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 10.00 GST %

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Central location
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Games room
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable

Airport & Shuttle Information

By Air : 30 min drive from Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport By Air : 75 min drive from the Brisbane Domestic or International Airport

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

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