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Located in Gold Coast, a few steps from Bilinga Beach, Tessa's on the Beach provides accommodations with free bikes, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace. This 5-star hotel features free WiFi and a bar. Certain units at the property include a patio with a sea view. The rooms at the hotel are equipped with a seating area. Complete with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, guest rooms at Tessa's on the Beach have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and selected rooms include a balcony. All rooms will provide guests with a closet and an electric tea pot. An à la carte breakfast is available daily at the accommodation. Guests at Tessa's on the Beach will be able to enjoy activities in and around Gold Coast, like cycling. Tugun is a 4-minute walk from the hotel, while Kirra Beach is 1.3 miles away. The nearest airport is Gold Coast Airport, a few steps from Tessa's on the Beach.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Tessa's on the Beach has been welcoming guests since Nov 12, 2021

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info

Breakfast to go

Free private parking available at the hotel

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Room Type
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Gold Coast
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  • Dana
    Very close to the beach, nice rooms, helpful staff, near a bus stop, free bikes!
  • Aloys
    Very friendly staff, clean and the building looks gorgeous. The private access to the beach is fantastic. The bed was extremely comfy, the building has been fully renovated and is extremely clean. Overall a nice place to stay.
  • Bronwyn
    The location from the king ocean view room is unsurpassed. The staff for super cool. The breakfast box was fantastic
  • Emma
    The motel has been renovated in a high quality retro style. The shower was amazing as was the location - being so close to the beach and the walkway/bikeway just brilliant. Barry was so friendly and kind, we felt like we were really being looked...
  • O'driscoll
    Location, location, location. Waking up and being able to walk down to the beach and watch the sunrise. Just magical.
  • Karen
    Friendly staff, Bar at reception Lovely pool Quirky 60’s vibe
  • Pamela
    Location is excellent, a short walk to the main shopping centre at Tugun. Room was exceptionally clean and contained all conveniences, fridge, good bathroom, reverse air conditioning, a fan and good TV. Above all I was allowed an early check...
  • Trudie
    Location, staff and general vibe were fab. The ONLY feedback I would suggest is to look at pillowtop matress toppers (microcloud are awesome - tell Tony Trudie from Eadie Lifestyle suggested them) and more comfy pillows. Other than that, a gem...
  • Juliana
    Very relaxing spot in a quiet area of Billinga Beach.
  • Sarah
    location was perfect close to the beach, not so to restaurants but we walked to Kirra Beach

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you offer a late check out for an Australia Day booking?

    Hi there, we'd be happy to provide you a late check out of 12pm! If you'd like to continue using the facilities after that you're welcome to leave you..
    Answered on 21 January 2023
  • Hi please can you tell me how far is the airport from the hotel? And what the cost a taxi to airport?

    Hello, We are 3.5 kms away from the airport. about a $10-$15 taxi ride.
    Answered on 1 March 2022
  • Hi, do the deluxe queen rooms have a sea view ? Regards Peter

    The $475 jungle vibe rooms had sea view. The Cheers Barry
    Answered on 7 January 2022
  • Do you offer gift vouchers for your property? I would like to surprise one of our volunteers from our animal rescue group. She had a tough time duri..

    Hi, thanks for your enquiry. We would love to assist you with surprising your colleague, To arrange your voucher, please contact the hotel to finalis..
    Answered on 21 October 2022
  • Hi, Is this the Sandy Toes Seafront Queen Room? Thanks Nathan

    Hello Nathan that is correct. Cheers Barry Tessa's on the Beach
    Answered on 5 January 2022
  • Hello just making sure you don’t take a prepayment before the 2 days before check in? Thank you :) Booking well in advance

    Hi, thanks for your enquiry! I can confirm we don't take any prepayment until the day you're due to check-in! Regards, Tessa's On The Beach.
    Answered on 18 January 2023
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Amenities of Tessa's on the Beach
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Terrace
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
  • Beach
  • Cycling
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Tessa's on the Beach takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 9:30 PM


From 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM



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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Cash is not accepted Tessa's on the Beach accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about Tessa's on the Beach

  • Tessa's on the Beach offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Beachfront
    • Swimming pool
    • Beach
    • Bicycle rental

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

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Tessa's on the Beach. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Tessa's on the Beach is 11.2 miles from the center of Gold Coast. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Tessa's on the Beach is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

  • Room options at Tessa's on the Beach include:

    • Double
    • Suite