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    Emerald Sands

    2 Fern St, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent54%
          • Very good33%
          • Average9%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Self-Serve Laundry
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 82 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I have stayed here quite a few times over the years. The location, the views, the price and the management make this a great place to stay. Not much more to say that hasnt already been said - see the earlier review "great place to...More

          Thank golfingkiwi
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Great location and lovely views. Out of hours check in was excellent. Secure car parking. Enjoyed the fact the accommodation only consisted of approximately 21 apartment unlike the multitude of high rise complexes in the Gold Coast. Not beach front but only 100m from the...More

          Thank mamamiagirl
          Reviewed 24 May 2017

          The apartment had views of the beach. There was a building in front but still had ample views. Also from the side you had a view straight up to Surfers Paradise. It was a short 10 min walk to the shops,restaurants and bars. Very close...More

          Thank Alan F
          Reviewed 15 May 2017

          Emerald Sands has direct access to the beach and is only a short walk to the surf club, shopping and nightlife. Wayne and Cat, the managers, were friendly and very helpful. All the rooms have balconies overlooking the beach and the one bedroom apartment that...More

          Thank dinsie2
          Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

          Spent two nights here, would definitely return. Excellent location, right by the beach. A 5-10 minute walk to the tram link. The apartment was spacious and clean, with excellent facilities. Hot powerful shower, kitchenette including microwave and fridge, washer and dryer, hairdryer and TV. Staff...More

          1  Thank Sian H
          Response from Wayne T, Manager at Emerald SandsResponded 23 March 2017

          Thank you Sian. Good Guest like yourselves are always welcome at Emerald Sands Apartments and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards Wayne

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 84 - USD 197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 19
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          • Australia >
          • Queensland >
          • Gold Coast >
          • Surfers Paradise
          • Also Known As
          • Emerald Sands Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Lisa T
          How far away from the tram station is this hotel?
          12 June 2017|
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          Response from dinsie2 | Reviewed this property |
          Northcliffe station is a 7 minute walk away on flat, paved roads. The BMD Northcliffe Surf Lifesaving Club is also a nice spot for a meal. In the other direction Florida Gardens station is an easy 8 minute walk with a couple... More
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          "All the rooms have balconies with sea views"
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          "All the apartments have views to the sea, the A apartments have a view of all three: sea, city and mountains."
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          "Any of the beachfront rooms had great views but the 6th floor rooms had best views."
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          "All are good, with balconies facing out to sea"
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