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Set right on the beach, Dorchester On The Beach features self-catering apartments with a private balcony offering lovely ocean views. Guests enjoy a private beach area, free WiFi and an outdoor heated swimming pool.

Dorchester On The Beach Apartments are 5 minutes' walk from the Northcliffe Tram Station. The property is 5 minutes’ drive from Jupiters Casino and the popular Pacific Fair Shopping Centre. Gold Coast Airport is a 30-minute drive away.

Each of the air-conditioned apartments include a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities and a dining area. All offer a living area with a sofa, free cable TV and a DVD player. Free secure covered onsite parking is provided for one car. All apartments have lift access.

The tour desk can book tickets to Gold Coast theme parks, including Dreamworld, MovieWorld and Wet 'n' Wild.

This is our guests' favorite part of Gold Coast, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 6. Max children: 2
Three-Bedroom Apartment with Ocean View (4 Stars) - A
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 2
Three-Bedroom Apartment with Ocean View (4 Stars) - B
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 2
Penthouse 3 Bedroom Ocean View Apartment (4.5 Stars)
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 2
Three-Bedroom Apartment with Ocean View (4.5 Stars)
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin beds
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Hosted by Karen and Michael Cross

Host Review Score 9.5
Karen and Michael Cross

Karen and Michael Cross

A perfect location for a 4 ½ star family holiday, absolute beach front Surfers Paradise with no roads to cross, self-catered 3 bdrm, Superior, Deluxe or Standard (not renovated) apartments, 2 per flr. Hyundai IMAX do NOT fit in car park. 1.9 mtr max

Michael and Karen Cross your on-site managers are passionate about tourism. We really enjoy serving our guests and look forward to welcoming you and your family on your next holiday or special escape. We are looking forward to welcoming you, your family and friends to Dorchester on the Beach with the priority of taking care of your safety during the epidemic and beyond. With this in mind, we have launched enhanced cleaning procedures and guidelines with our cleaning team for the apartments and the operation of the building from check-in to check-out. Dorchester on the Beach is a Safe APP user and we encourage all guests and owners to download the app. Go to our website to view our enhanced plans and click on the link to our website to view specifics.

Walk out onto the beach from your private secure pool entrance. 5 mins walk to Northcliffe Surf Club with great meals. 10 mins walk to Cavill Ave. Black Angus Bar & Grill and an Irish Pub & convenience store are 2 block away. Taxi pick up/drop off.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Gold Coast Business Advisory Centre
    0.5 miles
  • Tower House Business Centre
    0.5 miles
  • Empire Industrial Estate
    0.5 miles
  • Gold Coast Parliament
    0.5 miles
  • SkyPoint Observation Deck
    0.5 miles
  • Broadbeach Bowls Club
    0.5 miles
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not!
    0.8 miles
  • Infinity Maze
    1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant BMD Northcliffe Surf Club
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Chaopreaya Thai Restaurant
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Hooters of Gold Coast
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar BMD Northcliffe Surf Club
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar DÁrcy Arms
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Longboards Laidback Eatery & Bar
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • The Star Gold Coast
    1.3 miles
  • Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
    1.5 miles
  • Marina Mirage Shopping Centre
    3.1 miles
  • Australia Fair Shopping Centre
    3.2 miles
  • Southport Broadwater Parklands
    3.6 miles
  • Metricon Stadium
    4 miles
  • Robina Town Centre
    5.3 miles
  • Burleigh Head National Park
    5.8 miles
  • Wet'n'Wild Water World
    9.7 miles
  • Warner Bros. Movie World
    10.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Nerang River/canals
    1.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Pacific Ocean, Gold Coast
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Surfers Paradise Beach
    100 feet
  • Broadbeach
    1,150 feet
  • Kurrawa Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Budds Beach
    1.3 miles
  • Narrowneck
    1.6 miles
Public transit
  • Train Florida Gardens Tram Station
    0.3 miles
  • Train Broadbeach North Tram Station
    1.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Gold Coast Airport
    11.7 miles
  • Brisbane Airport
    47.6 miles
  • Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
    57.3 miles
How to get to Dorchester On The Beach from Gold Coast Airport
    Public shuttle
    Car
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Dorchester On The Beach
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional bathroom
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Walk-in closet
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view
  • Garden view
  • Ocean view
Activities
  • Bingo Off-site Additional charge
  • Aerobics Off-site Additional charge
  • Archery Off-site Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Off-site Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Off-site Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Beach
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Video
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Strollers
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Building Characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Miscellaneous
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.

Check-out

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 500 is required on arrival. That's about 350.82USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
AUD 30 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 30 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Dorchester On The Beach accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that reception hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday: 9:00 until 17:00
Saturday: 9:00 until 12:00
Sunday: Closed

If you expect to arrive outside of reception hours, you must contact the property in advance to arrange key collection, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation. Fees will apply if no notice is given regarding late arrival.

You must show a valid credit card and photo ID upon check in. This credit card must be in the same name as the guest's name on the booking confirmation, and this guest must be staying at the property.

Please note that there is a limit of one free underground secure car parking space per apartment. Please note that the parking area has a height limit of 6.2 feet. Hyundai IMAX vehicles do not fit in the parking area. There is free on-street parking is also available.

Please note that this hotel has a strict 'No Party Policy'. Any violation of this policy will result in eviction from the property and additional cleaning fees will be charged.

The property does not have the policies, procedures or resources to accommodate the unique needs of school leavers during the annual Schoolies Period. In particular it does not have adequate resources to engage qualified security personnel to guarantee the safety, comfort and convenience of guests during this period. For this reason the property reserves the right to reject bookings from school and/or university leavers for the entire Schoolies period.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Dorchester On The Beach of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of AUD 500 is required on arrival. That's about 350.82USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Dorchester On The Beach

  • Dorchester On The Beach offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Water park
    • Beachfront
    • Private beach area
    • Bike tours
    • Archery
    • Movie nights
    • Horseback riding
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bingo
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Aerobics
    • Walking tours
    • Beach
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Themed dinners
    • Cooking class

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at Dorchester On The Beach (subject to availability) that have:

    • 1 bedroom
    • 3 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, Dorchester On The Beach is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Dorchester On The Beach is 1 miles from the center of Gold Coast.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Dorchester On The Beach on this page.

  • Check-in at Dorchester On The Beach is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • You can choose from a number of accommodation options at Dorchester On The Beach (subject to availability) that can accommodate:

    • 2 guests
    • 6 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Dorchester On The Beach by:

    • Car 30min
    • Taxi 35min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 50min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Dorchester On The Beach (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Dorchester On The Beach on this page.

  • The prices at Dorchester On The Beach may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.