Bay of Palms Resort

Address: Coolgardie St, Elanora, Gold Coast, Queensland, 4221, Australia | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Coolgardie St, Elanora, is near Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Palm Cove Beach, Kirra Beach, and Superbee Honeyworld.
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          • Swimming pool


          • Free parking

          TravelPod Member ReviewsBay of Palms Resort Elanora

          Reviewed by dougo

          We'd definitely stay here again

          Reviewed Aug 7, 2014
          by (13 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

          We love the Bay of Palms Resort and have stayed here previously.

          What we like about it is that you can choose to stay in a Studio, 1 B/R OR 2 B/R apartment for a lot less than one of the chain motels closer to the beaches and high end shopping at Surfers.

          The resort in a quiet location at the southern end of the Gold Coast but close to a shopping mall where you can walk to and buy all your food, drink etc or take away meals if you like. You can also walk to the Sports Club for a meal or arrange transport to the local RSL Club.

          Access to the Pacific Motorway is pretty easy from here.

          Surprisingly with all these places so close to the resort, there is no noise...but back to the resort.

          We chose a 1 B/R apartment for our stay this time and again overlooked the lagoon (or maybe it was a canal). A very nice peaceful view. We had a leather lounge, large flat screen TV, large dining table to seat 6 people, small kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, stove / oven and plenty of cupboard space stocked with a dinner set, bowls, cutlery, saucepan, toaster and electric kettle, floor mop and broom. There was a small but adequate bathroom and a double bed in the bedroom as well as a wardrobe. Inside the wardrobe there was a vacuum cleaner and a small heater.

          The resort provides some basic necessities such as one towel p/p, a roll or two of toilet paper, two small hand soaps, and a sachet of dishwashing detergent. You can buy more of these from reception or from the shopping mall or bring your own.

          Although we didn't use it, there is a laundry available too - around $3 per wash + detergent and around $3 per dryer. Again we didn't use this but there is a swimming pool and BBQ area in a central courtyard with tropical plantings. Near Reception is a bar which and a small restaurant - neither of which we tried as we were too busy.

          Parking on site is primarily in the open - there is limited parking under a carport for those renting 1 or 2 B/R apartment.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Bay of Palms Resort Elanora

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