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Best Coolangatta Family Friendly Hotels

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Oaks Calypso Plaza Resort
Oaks Calypso Plaza Resort
4.0 out of 5.0 99 Griffith Street, Coolangatta
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (1,535 reviews)
AU$162/ nightfor 2 guests

Stayed here for a night after attending a show at Twin Towns, it's only a short walk down the road for the resort so was quite handy. Had a room overlooking the pool and easy access to the back of the resort for and cross the road to be at the beach.

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2018
Mantra Twin Towns
Mantra Twin Towns
4.0 out of 5.0 Corner of Griffith St & Wharf St, Coolangatta
4.4/5 (2,159 reviews)
AU$135/ nightfor 2 guests

close to beach and caffes nice rooms and pools great location near the airport

Reviewed on 7 Nov 2018
Greenmount Hotel
Greenmount Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 3 Hill Street, Coolangatta
Free Cancellation
3.7/5 (1,869 reviews)
AU$100/ nightfor 2 guests

Close to everything. Friendly staff. Off street parking.

Reviewed on 7 Nov 2018
Kirra Beach Apartments
Kirra Beach Apartments
4.0 out of 5.0 4-10 Douglas Street, Kirra, Coolangatta
4.5/5 (337 reviews)
AU$190/ nightfor 2 guests

Beautiful location. Great amenities. Close to the beach and a short walk to shopping.

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2018
Mantra Coolangatta Beach
Mantra Coolangatta Beach
4.5 out of 5.0 88 Marine Parade, Coolangatta
4.3/5 (1,191 reviews)
AU$174/ nightfor 2 guests

Location is excellent as are the staff. All were most helpful, kind and happy to answer any query. Loved our stay here.

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2018
Ocean Plaza Resort
Ocean Plaza Resort
4.5 out of 5.0 80 Marine Parade, Coolangatta
4.4/5 (630 reviews)

All rooms have beach views which is great. Great location being above the shopping complex and near heaps of cafes. Across the road from the beach and the staff are just so helpful and friendly. Am rebooking here for next year.

Reviewed on 14 Nov 2018
Bella Mare Beachside Apartments
Bella Mare Beachside Apartments
3.5 out of 5.0 Cnr Hill & Boundary Sts, Coolangatta
4.2/5 (167 reviews)
AU$262/ nightfor 2 guests

I had booked for the August birthdays in our family, plenty of room in our 2 story 3 bedroom/3 bathroom apartment for each couple to have their own privacy. Walking distance to everything the border towns has to offer. Easy walk to the river and the ocean, we all loved our stay.

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2018
Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments
Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5.0 102-112 Musgrave Street, Coolangatta
4.3/5 (55 reviews)

Apartment was spacious and in good location close to small shops ie milk bread and nice coffee shop.

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2018
Rainbow Bay Resort
Rainbow Bay Resort
4.0 out of 5.0 265 Boundary Street, Coolangatta
4.5/5 (94 reviews)

Great apartment, with great views with just a short walk to the cbd. Apartment had everything you needed, and was very spacious.

Reviewed on 12 Jun 2018
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Where should we stay in Coolangatta?


If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the welcoming destination of Coolangatta is a good choice. The beaches, walking trails and sporting events are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Arrange a flight into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), which is located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Coolangatta, you might want to consider one of the 26 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.


Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:

Oaks Calypso Plaza Resort: Offers a children's pool, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and helpful staff at this 4-star apartment.

Rainbow Bay Resort – Features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. The central location and helpful staff make this 4-star apartment popular with guests.

Points North Apartments – Offers a children's pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 4-star apartment.

Komune - Gold Coast – Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and laundry facilities. This 3-star aparthotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Beachcomber International Resort – Offers a children's pool, a restaurant and in-room kitchens. Guests like the clean rooms and quiet location at this 3.5-star apartment.


When should we visit Coolangatta?


You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Coolangatta.


  • Hottest months: January, February, March and December, with an average temperature of 28°C
  • Coldest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 11°C
  • Driest months: September, August, October and March, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, November, December and April, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Coolangatta?


While you are visiting Coolangatta, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as The Strand and Border Park Raceway. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Sea World, Surfers Paradise Beach and Cavill Avenue.


Coolangatta is also known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Sports