Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, Runaway Bay Motor Inn is just 5 minutes’ drive from The Broadwater Esplanade. Set in tropical gardens, it offers self-contained accommodation with a 32-inch LCD TV. Free parking is available on site. A kitchenette or kitchen with a microwave and refrigerator is standard in all units. Each air-conditioned unit has a spacious seating area and a bathroom with a hairdryer and guest toiletries. Runaway Bay Motor Inn Gold Coast is 15 minutes’ drive from Surfers Paradise and several theme parks, including Movieworld and Wet 'n' Wild Water World. Gold Coast Airport is a 40-minute drive away. The tour desk can book cruises, airport transfers and car rental. The hotel also offers a guest laundry, a safety deposit box and fax/photocopy services.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Free parking available on-site


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
2 single beds
and
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
and
1 large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property has told us they’re making considerable investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
8.4
Cleanliness
8.8
Comfort
8.8
Value for money
8.3
Location
8.7
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Lisa
    Australia Australia
    The room was spacious and useful having a kitchenette.
  • Shirleyanne
    Australia Australia
    Perfect location suited my family of 3 got a follow up call a few weeks before to see if we wanted early check in & late check out which I was very impressed about Overall stay was excellent apart from below
  • Kylie
    Australia Australia
    The staff were wonderful and met our needs for an early check-in. We had a room with an outdoor spa, so it was nice to come back and relax in the spa after a big day.

Property surroundings

Facilities of Runaway Bay Motor Inn
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Laundry
Bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Kitchen
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and costs AUD 10 per 24 hours.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Laundry
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    General
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Salt-water pool
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Runaway Bay Motor Inn takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 14:00 to 16:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

    Check-out

    From 08:00 to 10:00

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Refundable damage deposit

    A damage deposit of AUD 200 is required on arrival. That's about GBP 102. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

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

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash Runaway Bay Motor Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please note that Runaway Bay Motor Inn requires a valid photo ID and an AUD 200 refundable credit card pre-authorisation upon check in to cover any incidental charges.

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

    Please inform Runaway Bay Motor Inn in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

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

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

    Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

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

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

    A damage deposit of AUD 200 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    FAQs about Runaway Bay Motor Inn

    • Runaway Bay Motor Inn is 6.8 miles from the centre of Gold Coast. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Check-in at Runaway Bay Motor Inn is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • The prices at Runaway Bay Motor Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Runaway Bay Motor Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Swimming Pool

    • Room options at Runaway Bay Motor Inn include:

      • Studio
      • Double