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Best Mooloolaba Family Hotels

Coco Mooloolaba
4 out of 5
79-83 First Avenue, Mooloolaba, QLD
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4.6/5Exceptional! (300 reviews)

"We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment. It was very spacious and had the best equipped kitchen out of any of the apartments we have stayed in. The room was clean and the lady at reception was very welcoming and easy to talk to. The apartments are in a very central location and just a short walk to shops ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2020

Coco Mooloolaba
Osprey Apartments
4 out of 5
Cnr The Esplanade & Buderim Ave, Mooloolaba, QLD
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4.6/5Exceptional! (281 reviews)

"Spacious apartment in a Convenient location within walking distance of the Mooloolaba hub."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2020

Osprey Apartments
Peninsular Beachfront Resort
4 out of 5
13 The Esplanade, Mooloolaba, QLD
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4.5/5Wonderful! (167 reviews)

"Lovely views, very centrally located and spacious apartment. Need a BluRay player.....only had DVD 🙂"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2020

Peninsular Beachfront Resort

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Malibu Mooloolaba
3.5 out of 5
81 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, QLD
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4.4/5Wonderful! (235 reviews)

"The location was amazing. Spacious unit. Wished we stayed longer as we love Mooloolaba. We had to ask for a hair dryer as there wasn’t one in the unit. The spa was not heated, which was a shame as it was still cool being September. We didn’t stay long in the pool area."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep. 2020

Malibu Mooloolaba
Seaview Resort
4 out of 5
143 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is AU$402 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
4.4/5Wonderful! (122 reviews)
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"very nice apartments, great service and excellent location. The only negative was the main road noise during the day, night time fine"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul. 2020

Seaview Resort
Mantra Sirocco Resort
4.5 out of 5
59 - 75 The Esplanade, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is AU$497 per night from 10 Nov. to 11 Nov.
4.4/5Wonderful! (301 reviews)

"Excellent location with amazing views. Beautiful large apartment, plenty of space. Will definitely return."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep. 2020

Mantra Sirocco Resort
Seamark on First
4 out of 5
29 First Avenue, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is AU$345 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.
4.4/5Excellent! (178 reviews)

"Room was good but service and check in process was poor. Reception opening hours are limited with no way to contact staff after hours"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul. 2020

Seamark on First
Cilento Mooloolaba
4 out of 5
19 First Avenue, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is AU$395 per night from 4 Nov. to 5 Nov.
4.4/5Excellent! (631 reviews)

"Room was excellent, staff are real friendly and very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug. 2020

Cilento Mooloolaba
Raffles Mooloolaba
4 out of 5
65-69 First Avenue, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is AU$289 per night from 5 Nov. to 6 Nov.
4.4/5Excellent! (232 reviews)

"Lovely apartments with a great view. Spa was excellent"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct. 2020

Raffles Mooloolaba
Mantra Mooloolaba Beach
4.5 out of 5
Cnr Mooloolaba Esplanade & Venning St, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is AU$218 per night from 24 Nov. to 25 Nov.
4.3/5Excellent! (2,038 reviews)

"Great location within walking distance to shops, cafe, beaches and restaurants. The room was clean and the spa bath is amazing."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct. 2020

Mantra Mooloolaba Beach
Pacific Beach Resort
4 out of 5
95 The Esplanade, Mooloolaba, QLD
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4.3/5Excellent! (211 reviews)

"A wonderful stay was had here at Pacific Barch Resort. Wonderfully situated in Moolooba with great amenities and friendly and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul. 2020

Pacific Beach Resort
Dockside Mooloolaba
3.5 out of 5
50 Burnett Street, Mooloolaba, QLD
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4.3/5Excellent! (54 reviews)

"Lots of space and good location for the price. Only downside was the ceiling fan in the bedroom which started to click after a while."…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep. 2019

Dockside Mooloolaba
Nautilus Mooloolaba
3.5 out of 5
30-32 River Esplanade, Mooloolaba, QLD
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4.2/5Excellent! (773 reviews)

"Love this quiet place - being going for years. Close to everything. Friendly staff. Just love it."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jul. 2020

Nautilus Mooloolaba
Caribbean Resort
3.5 out of 5
17-19 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, QLD
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4.2/5Very Good! (616 reviews)

"The staff were great, the environment was great, even though it rained our whole weekend it didn't stop us having fun. We loved our stay and will definitely be back with our kids next time. Thank you Caribbean Resort for an enjoyable stay!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul. 2020

Caribbean Resort
Mooloolaba Motel
3 out of 5
46 - 56 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, QLD
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4/5Very Good! (677 reviews)

"Room was clean and easy walking distance to the beach and mooloolaba attractions."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

Mooloolaba Motel
Bellardoo Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Cnr The Esplanade & Meta Streets, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is AU$224 per night from 10 Nov. to 11 Nov.
4/5Very Good! (158 reviews)

"I liked the location...across the road from the beach and walking distance to shops and restaurants. Wasn't spotless but it was more dust in corners of rooms and on the skirting rather than anything major and we spent little time there so it was okay. Parking is a bit tight if you have a large ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2019

Bellardoo Holiday Apartments
Bayviews & Harbourview Holiday Apartments
3.5 out of 5
3/13 Douglas Street, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is AU$350 per night from 20 Nov. to 21 Nov.
3.9/5Very Good! (179 reviews)

"The price for a weekend stay was excellent. A reasonable walk to the cafes and shops on the esplanade at Mooloolaba and could also walk to Alexandra Heads for a surf. Disappointed that we had no bin in the apartment, after reception had informed us that they think it had been thrown out by previous ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2020

Bayviews & Harbourview Holiday Apartments
Twin Pines Motel
3.5 out of 5
36 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, QLD
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3.8/5Good! (523 reviews)

"I liked that it was central to Mooloolaba, it was easy to find & the staff were friendly"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jul. 2020

Twin Pines Motel
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Where should we stay in Mooloolaba?

The relaxing destination of Mooloolaba is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The popular aquarium, beaches and kayaking spots are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Arrange a flight into Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast), which is the closest airport, or Brisbane, QLD (BNE), which is located 48.6 mi (78.1 km) from the city centre. Mooloolaba has 36 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when you're deciding where to stay.

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

Mooloolaba Motel: Offers free parking, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3-star motel.

Malibu Mooloolaba – Features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. The comfy beds and quiet location make this 3.5-star apartment popular with guests.

Caribbean Resort – Offers a children's pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. Guests like the quiet location at this 3.5-star apartment.

Osprey Apartments – Features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 4-star apartment popular with guests.

Peninsular Beachfront Resort – Offers a children's pool, a restaurant and in-room kitchens. Guests like the helpful staff at this 4-star aparthotel.

When should we visit Mooloolaba?

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 Mooloolaba.

  • Hottest months: January, February, December and November, with an average temperature of 29°C
  • Coldest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 10°C
  • Driest months: September, August, July and October, with an average rainfall of 52.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, February, March and December, with an average rainfall of 149.25 inches

What should we see and do in Mooloolaba?

While you and your family are holidaying in Mooloolaba, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Mooloolaba Esplanade and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Australia Zoo and Alex Skate Park.

Mooloolaba is also known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Surfing
  • Shark watching
  • Kayaking

Frequently asked questions

What's Mooloolaba like for family-friendly holidays?
The relaxing destination of Mooloolaba is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children. The popular aquarium, beaches and kayaking spots are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Arrange a flight into Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast), which is the closest airport, or Brisbane, QLD (BNE), which is located 48.5 mi (78.1 km) from the centre of Mooloolaba.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Mooloolaba?
Nautilus Mooloolaba is a top 3.5-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include Cilento Mooloolaba and Mantra Sirocco Resort.
How many family-friendly hotels will I be able to find in Mooloolaba?
Expedia has 34 hotels in Mooloolaba that are perfect for families.
What's the seasonal weather like in Mooloolaba?
The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 24°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 16°C. Average annual precipitation for Mooloolaba is 960 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Mooloolaba?
While you are holidaying in Mooloolaba, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as Mooloolaba Esplanade and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Australia Zoo, Mooloolaba Beach and Kawana Beach.

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