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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved our week here. We had a one bedroom flat. There was a lounge, dining table and chairs, kitchen, and bathroom with the best shower I have had when staying away. There was also a large balcony in flat 8 which was at the rear of the property. We preferred this as it was on the ground floor and...

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Tess and Ben V, Manager at Aruba Surf Resort, responded to this review

Hi Linda, Thank you for writing a review of Aruba Surf Resort. We are glad to hear you had a pleasant stay and we hope to see you again next time you're in Broadbeach. Tessara & Benjamin

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Was here for a 4-day weekend. Resort has a very relaxed beachy vibe. We had a spacious 1 bedroom apartment - rooms have ceiling fans and air-con. Bed was comfy, kitchen handy and tidy, bathroom was also spacious. Cute little balcony for relaxing mornings and drying towels and swimmers! Short, easy walking distance to the beach, shops and central food/night...

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Tess and Ben V, Manager at Aruba Surf Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jade, Thank you for reviewing Aruba Surf Resort. Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay here. Lovely to know you had an enjoyable holiday and enjoyed the Apartment and Resort Facilities. We look forward to seeing you next time. Tessara & Benjamin.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Situated in quite street behind a walled garden setting. Very friendly management and staff. Great location. Short walk to the beach, restaurants and Pacific Fair is only a 10 min walk. The room was very clean, well appointed with ceiling fans, air conditioning and a compact kitchen. Loved the balcony view over the Pool and gardens. Lovely pool setting, with...

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Tess and Ben V, Manager at Aruba Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Aruba Surf Resort! We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed the facilities of the Resort. We are looking forward to seeing you again next year. Until next time! Tessara & Benjamin

Landsborough, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We booked here as it was central to Big Shopping Plaza, Jupiters Casino, Beach, Dining areas. Only a 5 minute walk to every thing we needed for our short stay. The unit was dated but very clean, had air cond. TV, kitchenette, comfy bed and quiet street and covered parking. Would stay here again than a big high rise apartment.

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Tess and Ben V, Manager at Aruba Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and thank you for writing a review for Aruba Surf Resort. You've pointed out all the great points of the Resort's location, central to the beach, Pacific Fair shopping centre and lots of dining. Great to know the apartment had all the features you required for an enjoyable stay. See you next time, Tessara...

Reviewed 30 December 2016

I stayed here for a long weekend convention at the nearby Convention Centre (Sept 2015). This was an excellent location as it was approximately 600m from my destination. The local city centre was also approximately 600m away, which provided cafes, supermarkets, restaurants, nightlife, and was far enough away to be quiet. It was an affordable location, and pleasant stay.

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Tess and Ben V, Manager at Aruba Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and found it convenient to attend your convention at the Gold Coast Convention Centre within walking distance. We hope to see you again in the future, Tessara & Benjamin

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The place was average, good location. The "free" wi-if was useless, could download emails but couldn't open any. The secured car park was handy. Pool & hot spa were good & clean. No fly wire screens on any windows or doors to balcony. Couldn't get any fresh air in the coolness of the evening, had to rely on overhead fans...

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Tess and Ben V, Manager at Aruba Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Aruba Surf Resort. Fantastic to hear you enjoyed the resort's location and facilities, including the lovely pool and spa. We're sorry to hear the wi-fi wasn't up to speed during your stay, we apologise for this inconvenience. We hope to see you again for a pleasant stay. Tessara & Benjamin.

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

stay here if you want- friendly service, complete apartment living, privacy, central location, 5 minutes walk to the beach and restaurants dont stay here if you want- room service, housekeeping and other luxuries of regular hotel btw check out time is 10 am, there is the bus station for route 777 nearby, but it is near pacific fair mall across...

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Tess and Ben V, Manager at Aruba Surf Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review for Aruba Surf Resort, it's very informative for people looking to book here. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found the location great. Please note apartments are serviced mid-stay for consecutive stays of 9 or more nights. Guests can request a service for shorter stays, however a small fee will apply....

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Cannot speak highly enough of this hotel. Clean, well appointed, comfortable rooms with excellent kitchens and bathrooms, secure basement garage for guests and with the most friendly and helpful people you can ever find. This is a must for those who are seeking top quality at a most fair and reasonable price..

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Hi Vince & Beryl, It was lovely having you stay with us, we enjoyed chatting with you throughout your stay! We look forward to seeing you next time you're on your Gold Coast. Tessara & Benjamin

New Zealand
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Just back from a week at Aruba Surf. It was part of a well priced package (incl. air fares) deal so can't complain about the value. Positives: Good size apartments for 2 people Great location - roughly equal distances to Pacific Fair, beach and restaurant area Nice pool Air con worked well Great water pressure in showers Comfortable bed Negatives:...

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Hi, thank you for writing a review, great to know you found the accommodation value for money and the location ideal! We're sorry to hear the construction noise was a negative to your stay, there's a lot going on here in Broadbeach at the moment and we hope that the end result will be a better experience for everybody. Would...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The room was clean and well appointed. It had fans and air conditioning, we had a lovely view over the Pool area. It was handy having a washing machine and dryer to keep our laundry up to date. Very close to Pacific Fair, shops and restaurants and the beach just at the end of the street. Most days the temps...

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Thank you for writing us a review, we were very happy to read your kind words. We're glad Aruba Surf Resort Apartments offered everything you needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay, even during the hot temperatures! We look forward to seeing you again, Tessara & Benjamin

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Superbly located Broadbeach holiday apartments within metres of powder white beaches and close to every imaginable facility and entertainment venue Broadbeach has to offer. Just a 5 minute drive or bus ride to the centre of Surfers Paradise. Aruba Surf Resort offers fully self-contained apartments in a sun-drenched tropical garden setting within short walking distance to the Broadbeach Mall, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Jupiter's Casino, Dracula's and the Gold Coast Convention Centre and 100m to the patrolled beach. ... more   less 

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Address: 20-26 Anne Avenue, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Broadbeach
Price Range: RM340 - RM832 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aruba Surf Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Aruba Surf Hotel Broadbeach
Aruba Surf Resort Broadbeach, Gold Coast
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Broadbeach
#4 Spa Hotel in Broadbeach
#7 Family Hotel in Broadbeach
#7 Romantic Hotel in Broadbeach
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“Room 8 large balcony and no street noise”
 of 5 bubbles A797FWlindap, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Great value for money, excellent location and very clean.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryT633, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 11 which is in front of the pool. It was OK but next time we will stay closer to the reception end of the property. This was a very minor point btw.”
 of 5 bubbles Stockyme, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are spotless with everything there you need”
 of 5 bubbles johnG1778WD, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be careful with the shower, the hot and col water taps are super sensitive, turn the hot on first then turn the cold on half the amount, then nudge it down a bit by millimeters at a time and check the temp, you can get it just right but if you dont you will either freeze or burn.”
 of 5 bubbles P4137DHcolinm, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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