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Portobello Resort Apartments

2607 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218 Australia
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#29 of 49 apartments in Broadbeach
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Portobello Resort Apartments is located in the heart of Broadbeach on the beautiful and world famous Gold Coast. Our spacious Mediterranean style 4 storey walk-up holiday apartments are just a few minutes stroll from the pristine white sand of the beach, and only a stone’s throw from world class shopping at the Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and glamorous all night entertainment at Jupiter’s Casino. With an ideal location, great value for money rates and a full range of facilities that includes a heated pool, soothing spa and barbecue facilities, our apartments are perfect for business stopovers, romantic getaways or family holidays. Please note that Portobello Resort is a 4 storey walk-up building (NO LIFTS) and the apartments are all fully self contained.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Vending machine
Game room
Spa
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Car park
Wifi
Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Kitchenette
Microwave
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Telephone
Iron
Refrigerator
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English
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GeeDee001 wrote a review Dec 2022
Mansfield, Australia72 contributions39 helpful votes
We stayed in November for 4 nights and were extremely pleased with the Apartments and the very friendly service. Great location near the beach, Pacific Fair Shopping entre and the light rail station.. Lovely and clean, spacious and easy to get to with our car.including undercover parking. Many thanks Dorelle and team.. Great value for money.. Close to restaurants and convenience store..
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Josh M wrote a review Feb 2022
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Arrived on the Gold Coast to pouring rain, but my stay was awesome, my room was quiet with a view of the pool and only a quick walk to Broadbeach. The team were super helpful, check in was quick and easy and they were able to help with a later check out due to the rain which really helped with my flight delays, Excited to stay again!
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Room Tip: Pool side rooms are nice and surprisingly quiet
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Shannii wrote a review Sept 2021
Brisbane, Australia608 contributions190 helpful votes
Staff were friendly and helpful. Apartment was fantastic and close to many amenities. Loved the pool and spa also. Definitely a handy spot for accommodation to stay at within walking distance of many delicious restaurants and shopping at Pacific Fair.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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christian T wrote a review July 2021
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My partner and I came from Victoria and since the beginning before we even arrived the hospitality provided by Portobello was unmatched. During all the uncertainty of COVID, we weren’t sure whether we would end up arriving or not. The owners (Dorelle and Marty) went out of their way to help ease our worries, letting us know that they wouldn't take any payments before we arrived. Upon arrival they greeted us at the reception, and were very helpful and friendly, giving us a run down of the area and the best places throughout Broadbeach and surfers paradise. When our hot water was playing up, they offered the room next to us to be able to use until our room was back up and running again. You couldn’t ask for more! The room itself has everything you need, from a microwave and an oven to a washing machine, dryer and a comfortable bed to sleep on! The location was perfect, being 200 metres from The giant Shopping complex and only a few blocks down from the broad beach shops and food strip. The beach is only a short walk and there is a private back entrance to get in and out of the place. Not to mention the tram and bus stop was right across the road, making it easy to get to the big theme parks and surfers Paradise. We didn’t have to travel far for everything we needed! On our final day they allowed us to keep our room till 1pm until we left for our flight, instead of the normal check out at 10am. And when our flights got delayed they provided us the room next door to be able to leave our bags and relax until we had to leave again. Both Dorelle and Marty went above and beyond with everything they did for us, and I would happily stay there again without a second thought. My partner and I are very thankful and would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting to enjoy an affordable and cozy getaway.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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rob3170 wrote a review Apr 2021
Melbourne, Australia3066 contributions64 helpful votes
Stayed here for four nights just after Easter. Contacted the resort to confirm they were open (Google had other ideas), and was able to secure a good deal booking direct rather than through a third party. Though I arrived after reception was closed, I was able to easily get my key and access my apartment. The one bedroom apartment was spacious and comfortable, with all the mod-cons I needed including effective Air-Con, a ceiling fan, full-sized fridge and cooking facilities, and a generous balcony overlooking the pool. Nights were quiet, sleep was excellent. Bed was the right kind of firm, pillows were soft but supporting. The Pool and Spa provided a welcome respite, and being a fairly small kind of place, never felt crowded. Location was very good - across the road from Broadbeach South tram station and bus terminus, also across the road from Pacific Fair, and a 10 minute walk up to Broadbeach Oasis shopping centre, restaurants and cafes. It's at the quieter end of Gold Coast Hwy on Broadbeach, but everything you need is within walking distance if you don't have a car (Or a tram ride away at the most). Management were very friendly, from my initial call through to ensuring I had received my check-in details, and allowing me flexibility on day of check-out to keep my bags in my room until I needed to leave for home. Would not hesitate to recommend to families, couples or solo guests, and would stay here again.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Janebaz13 wrote a review Feb 2020
Bribie Island, Australia97 contributions13 helpful votes
We stayed here for the first time for the long weekend in January. We stayed in one of the apartments they call a penthouse. It was a two level apartment situated on the top floor. The apartment was spacious and very clean and had been updated fairly recently updated. Two balconies provided views to the pool, city and hinterland, with the top balcony being very large with corner spa. The kitchen lacked a little and would have been great to have had some plastic plates and cups for children. The pool and spa area was lovely, they are currently upgrading games area but overall perfect for families. Parking was free undercover. These apartments are situated in a super spot right across from Pacific Fair shopping Centre and the tram, plus a short stroll to the beach. My only negative was no lift...with all our bags a.nd groceries it was a huge haul up four flights of stairs. New managers......were lovely, hope they do very well.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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peterbmst wrote a review Apr 2019
Maryborough, Australia82 contributions25 helpful votes
On the Gold Coast for Supanova, we needed reasonably priced accommodation close to shops and the convention centre, and found it in Portobello Resort Apartments. They were within walking distance of Pacific Fair, the convention centre, tram stations and the beach, so our car never left the secure underground parking once we arrived. Our single bedroom apartment was very cute, with bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, lounge and laundry all fitting into a compact but uncrowded and comfortable space. There is also a heated pool and spa. The apartments are on the Gold Coast highway but very quiet, and very secure too. The price we paid for 2 nights at the start of the school holiday period was very reasonable, especially compared to surrounding resorts, and excellent value.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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gwsdb wrote a review Nov 2018
Mount Barker, Australia54 contributions26 helpful votes
Well located units. Short walk to beach. Opposite Broadbeach South transport hub (trams and buses) Also opposite Pacific Fair Shopping Centre (huge). Close to Broadbeach Mall which has numerous quality restaurants(with cheap breakfasts etc) and another shopping mall(Woolworths). Casino and Dracula's Caberet are within walking distance. Units are well appointed and property has Pool, Spa, BBQ, games room. Good security and quiet, peaceful gardens. Good value. There are stairs to apartments but units are excellent with rear entry from property to walk to beach and Mall.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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klr52 wrote a review Oct 2018
Auckland, New Zealand97 contributions25 helpful votes
We spent two weeks here this month (October) in one one bedroom apartment and one two bedroom apartment. Hosts were great and very attentive. Apartments were both clean and tidy and well equipped. Excellent security on site and underground car park is also secure (and free!). Great pool area including jacuzzi and gas bbq. Games room for kids on site. Amazing location. Just a block and a half to the main beach. 750 metres walk to new surf club which does great meals. Right across the road from Pacific Fair for amazing shopping. A convenience store and liquor shop is in the next block and open long hours for the essentials. Did I say amazing location? The beds were fine and plenty of pillows, blankets, towels etc. A great place for family and nice and peaceful - away from the hustle of Cavill Avenue.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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happy_snapper_11 wrote a review Aug 2018
Ipswich, Australia73 contributions9 helpful votes
Stayed here recently. You get what you pay for, stairs to the apartment, good secure parking, compact unit. The bathroom tiles need cleaning, especially behind the door, i wonder how long the jogger print has been sitting there and grout needs some attention in the cleaning side. If you're there for more than one night be sure to bring toilet paper. The balcony was very sandy and gritty so a broom would have helped to sweep it, or clean it before a guest checks in. Location of the rubbish bins wasn't clear so we took our rubbish home and it was only when we were driving out that we noticed the skip up on the verge of the property. I'm guessing that this was our bin. Another thing that really gets up my nose is, they have your credit card details and in the guest information book clearly states "you must leave your apartment clean and tidy or you will be charged for cleaning". I guess thats how that foot print was left behind the bathroom door. I assume that after you leave, they give the apartment a sweeping glance and say "sweet" chamber maid isn't need here except to change bed and towels. Location was perfect, walk to almost everything necessary.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from PortobelloManagement, Manager at Portobello Resort Apartments
Responded 11 Aug 2018
Hi Happy Snapper, Fancy this we must be honoured that you would take the time to make two reviews for the one stay here, one through Hotels.com and now Trip Advisor again we don't know who you are and some of your account above is misleading. Our housekeeping team would be a little upset about your claims and I will pass this onto them, if only we knew where you stayed. I would remind you that we are a self-contained apartment building which means - we supply a starter pack for all guests on arrival - meaning toilet roll, soap shampoo tea coffee milk and all linen. Once these supplies are exhausted you top them up as required. This is another way we can give the benefits of a competitive tariff. Credit card details are needed by every guests for security reasons on the unit and as you say if the unit was left in a disgraceful mess we would charge those guests because the housekeepers would pass the extra work and charge us accordingly. In your case you weren't charged as you did remove your rubbish prior to your departure. I hope by describing this you now understand what you booked as it clearly states this on our own website, however you may have not read this on the other sites you visited. Regards Gerard & Shirley Mgmt.
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AU$136 - AU$239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaQueenslandGold CoastBroadbeach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
47
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Frequently Asked Questions about Portobello Resort Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Portobello Resort Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Pacific Fair Shopping Centre (0.4 km), Dracula's Cabaret (0.4 km), and Event Cinemas Pacific Fair (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Portobello Resort Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Portobello Resort Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Portobello Resort Apartments?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Portobello Resort Apartments?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Portobello Resort Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include Betty's Burgers, Le Cafe Gourmand, and Iyara thai.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Portobello Resort Apartments?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Portobello Resort Apartments?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Portobello Resort Apartments?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Post Office Gallery (4.8 km).