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Eumundi, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2013

If you want to be away from the crowds and noise of Surfer's Paradise this is a good choice, easy to reach along The Gold Coast Highway. We arrived after 3pm on a Saturday, the reception was closed but a phone call and instructions in the safe made for easy access to our Town House. We were very pleased to...

Thank janietinkerbell
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2013

When booking an apartment I notice reviews about the mould problem. When questioning the cleanliness of the apartment I was to stay in noting I was travelling with people who suffer from allergies the manager claimed that due to the being in sub tropical environment mould is always going to be present. No where else on the Gold Coast that...

3Thank Scott2405
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 November 2013

My husband and I stayed at Diamond Sands for 11 nights during late October/early November 2013 in a ground floor one-bedroom apartment (actually a 2 room apartment but with one room locked off, unit 18). The apartment was clean, comfortable, spacious, homely and well-provisioned and the pool and BBQ area definitely exceeded my expectations. The pool is a real tropical...

Thank Amy M
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2013

We have travelled a lot throughout New Zealand and like the style of hiring apartments and looking after yourself. The staff were reasonably friendly but we didn't really need them during our 10 night stay. The tariff was reasonable (just) given the standard of the rooms and the level of wear. As a price point this resort is lower end...

Thank Eden C
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We had a back room and it was very quiet. The downside was that we had to climb up several stairs as we were on the third level. Car parks were tiny and hard to get in and out when the parks were fill. The rooms were tidy and comfortable. The pool was really good, the downside is that the...

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 11 October 2013 via mobile

We stayed here in a 2 Bdm apartment. The first thing that struck us was how dark and dingy it was. Then the dirt!! Every surface was sticky with visible dirt and smears. Dust was thick - especially on the lamp base and dated glass table that had pretty pictures drawn in the dust from the last guests. A bacteriologist...

2Thank chiang05
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Diamond Sands Resort was the best vacation we could dream about because it has been our first family vacation and also the first time in Australia. The whole pool and beach area was clean and well maintained. We were looked after during our whole holiday there and we did not do much but relax relax relax. The beach was beautiful...

Thank neugeb_87
Tromso, Norway
Reviewed 6 October 2013

We stayed there for 1 week with my family of 4. The lagoon inside the area was great for kids in all ages. shallow sandy water and deepest water of 1,8 meters. Nice outdoor BBQ area and spa pool. Nice clean rooms, with kitchen with all necessary utilities. Close location to the beautiful beach. Many nice restaurants in the area....

Thank 2mashh
Reviewed 22 September 2013

We just stayed for 2 weeks at diamond sands resort in sept and I am so depressed that we had to leave!!! The Pool is awesome, great for kids as it has sand and a water fountain. Our room was a 2 bedroom very spacious and clean and great view of the pool from our balcony which was very private...

1Thank Merde
Coolangatta, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2013 via mobile

Staying in a 3 bedroom apt, everything is nice but beds are worn and mouldy shower. Furniture is lovely and the pool looks clean and big. Location is ok with many shops close by. Garages are quite small. Seems to be quiet.

1Thank mons75

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Diamond Sands Resort

Address: 2320 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Mermaid Beach
Price Range: RM477 - RM1,147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Diamond Sands Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Diamond Sands Hotel Mermaid Beach
Diamond Sands Mermaid Beach
Diamond Sands Resort Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast
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