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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location was great. 2 minutes to the beach. Very close to shops. Free parking and free wi-fi was a great bonus and made the holiday a whole lot more enjoyable. Wayne and Cat were very helpful and friendly. Very competitive rates as well.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here while attending uni workshop. Staff were incredibly helpful and accommodating, beach front ! Less than 2 min walk to beach. Tucked away from bustling Cavill av so not too much noise at night. Highly recommend.

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Thank Alyssa M
Wayne T, Manager at Emerald Sands, responded to this review

Thank you Alyssa for the great review. More 

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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here won't be the last, Wayne & Cat make your stay with there hospitality 10 out 10. The location to everything is superb, beach, eateries & entertainment. The pool was always clean & perfect temperature. Our room had a massive 68" flat screen TV, A/C, laundry, King Bed & fully stocked kitchen like were at home. Can't wait... More 

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Thank Jim K
Wayne T, Manager at Emerald Sands, responded to this review

Thank you Jim It was our pleasure to look after you guys as well as having you stay at Emerald Sands Apartments. Both Cat and I look forward to your visit next year. Cheers Wayne and Cat More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third visit to this fantastic little block of Boutique apartments.This time we stayed for 8 nights and as usual we enjoyed every minute here. We met the new Managers Wayne and Cat and were welcomed from the very start, one evening Wayne knocked on our door and shared a lovely dish of Red Chicken Curry and rice... More 

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2 Thank Michael M
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Can not thank Wayne and Cat enough for their hospitality. Excellent hosts who were a pleasure to deal with. We were woken up at 7am due to hotel maintenance and Wayne even brought up a home cooked meal for us as an apology! The only thing I can fault is that the apartment is a little outdated (as mentioned in... More 

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Thank Angelika V
Wayne T, Manager at Emerald Sands, responded to this review

Hi Angelika Thank you for your kind review, we appreciate your effort in writing the review. We also want to thank you for staying at Emerald Sands Apartments and we would like to welcome you back next year if you are able to come for another holiday. Cheers Wayne and Cat More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was our 3rd stay at Emerald Sands. For us we always ask for apartment 6a as it is our favourite, with the view to the city skyline, the whales breaching just off shore during October, to the amazing sunsets over the hinterland. This stay we met the new managers Wayne and Cat who are amazing hosts and could not... More 

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1 Thank LOR2004
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Earlier this Month spent 5 days here at Emerald Sands, the one Bedroom unit was ample for 2 people, in easy reach of of Cavil and Broadbeach, great food at the Surf Club almost across the road, trams buses close by, Wayne and Cat the managers were so helpful, very nice people, sometimes that all it takes, is an older... More 

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Walcha, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Although old and a bit tired our apartment was comfortable and user friendly - but the location with proximity to the beach., Surfers and Broadbeach make it an excellent place to stay - we will be back.

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Thank Andrew E
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Jude and I have been staying at Surfers for more than thirty years at many different apartments. Emerald Sands has always intrigued me. This year we decided to give it a go. Why did we wait so long??? It was perfect!! We were not able to stay in the one apartment for our whole stay so Wayne managed to put... More 

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8 Thank Rickandjude
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Our family stayed in a two floor, two bedroom suite for 10 days. Lots of space for a very comfortable stay and can't beat the ocean views. A 'sunrise' coffee on the balcony every morning was awesome. 50 metres to the beach and a short walk to Surfer's or Broadbeach. Management was friendly and helpful. Will definitely stay here again... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Emerald Sands

Address: 2 Fern Street, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: €71 - €148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Emerald Sands 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All the apartments have views to the sea, the A apartments have a view of all three: sea, city and mountains.”
  • Apartment 6a, for a 1 bedroom apt it ticks all the boxes.
  • Juliette balcony overlooking Fern Street, down to the city, and out to the mountains.
  • Floor to ceiling glass, nice to sit and have breakfast at unobstructed.
  • Dining setting on the balcony as well as one inside,  and 2 sunlounges
  • Great to strech out on your own balcony if you don't wan to go down to the pool.
  • Just missed getting on my phone a pod of whales breaching just of shore.
  • Clean and while not huge, remember it was built in the 90's does the job.
  • Everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay.
 of 5 bubbles LOR2004, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any of the beachfront rooms had great views but the 6th floor rooms had best views.”
 of 5 bubbles Debstev14, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All are good, with balconies facing out to sea”
 of 5 bubbles TrishG34, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“They all have great views, but the higher the better!”
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 of 5 bubbles emtrey, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
“high floor, fern street side ,gives you skyline views of the city lights, hinterland and ocean view.”
  • lit up by the moon from balcony of 6a
  • lounge at night time in apt 6a
  • we loved being able to stretch out and relax
  • gorgeous  bedroom in 6a
  • pool it up at night time, view from 6a juliette balcony
  • room to relax in apt 6a
  • pretty bedroom in apt 6a
  • bedroom, tv and ensuite in 6a
 of 5 bubbles 963pinkyb, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
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