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Karana Palms Resort

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1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2014

We booked on-line after looking at heaps of accomodation in Surfers Paradise. The pictures on-line looked good and the price was good too. We arrived for a 9 night stay and were disappointed from the start. On the good side- Secure Parking, close to Surfers, spacious, washing facilities. Now for the bad- dirty and smelly.The carpets were dirty (we swept...

1Thank Bill D
Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your feed back we have noted everything do Apologise if you dint have a good Stay.

Warragul, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We stayed for a week at karana The place was central to everything just a short walk from the heart of surfers, but it still had that relaxed feel. We loved it we will return when we come back up to visit! The staff were so friendly, did anything they could to help us out in anyway! Would totally recommend...

3Thank Jess951
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Stayed here for a week. Staff were blunt and disinterested. The room was average. The toliet was broken on arrival, but fixed upon request. The curtains were disgusting. The dishes were filthy and wet. The sofa had a horrible smell to it. Air-Con should NOT!! have to be paid for on-top of the price!!!!! The cleaner just walked in at...

1Thank Joey_b6
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2014

My partner and I stayed at Karana Palms Resort for 2 nights and loved the location, we were close enough to Surfers that we were able to walk to dinner and the shops. Whilst the apartment was basic it was clean and tidy and suited our requirements for a short stay.

2Thank 1HeatherC
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I stayed with son and grandson and had a wonderful stay - venue is great - pool pleasant and only 5 min walk to surf - we went to most days - suits self catering - i slept on fold out - was comfortable

3Thank teri340
Ballina, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2013

I stayed at Karana Palms Resort for 2 nights. The apartment was clean, comfortable and quiet. The location is absolutely fantastic, just a 10-minute walk to Surfers Paradise and a 5-minute walk to restaurants, shops etc on Chevron Island. Would definitely stay here again.

2Thank 309SteffiP
Whakatane New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Our title in our review says exactly how it is. We have been staying at Karana Palms every time we come to the Gold Coast as it has everything we need and love. It is the best of both worlds lovely and peaceful, but yet close enough to enjoy a pleasant short walk to the heart of surfers. Evelyn and...

2Thank Val P
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Have just stayed at Karana Palms Gold Coast for another ten days,I have been staying here on a regular basis 3 times a year for the past 2 years and I would call it my second home. Evlelyn and Robert are the best hosts and always make you feel at home.The rates are very affordable and the rooms are always...

1Thank prong263
Uralla, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2013

The room was totally disgusting. We arrived at 2pm paid for our accommodation the cleaner had only just started cleaning the room while we were in the room waiting for her to leave waited half an hour and was still cleaning the room had a terrible smell the fold out bed in the lounge room was broken and we were...

2Thank J R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We have just arrived home from our third successive year from our Winter stay with Robert and Evelyn and have marked it for many more. The reviews say it all, It is indeed a great place to stay. Sitting out on the balcony surrounded by palms with the birds whistling and the sun shining down. It doesn't get better than...

2Thank GordonR45

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Karana Palms Resort

Address: 40-42 Tarcoola Cres | Chevron Island, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: $79 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Karana Palms Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Karana Palms Hotel Surfers Paradise
Karana Palms Resort Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
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“make a request”
keironr2014, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bedrooms were at the rear, so very quiet.”
37johnk37, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“On the Ist floor overlooking the poll”
haggy1606, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“1 bedroom apartment is what we stayed in and was clean and self contained”
782jeannies, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Ground floor for the oldies as there isn't a lift”
878reneeb, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
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