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Best Apartment Hotels in Queensland

Published: 9 December, 2022
Last modified: 14 July, 2024
On the Beach Noosa
On the Beach Noosa

If you’re looking for casual yet luxurious accommodation, we’ve handpicked the best apartment hotels in Queensland for you. Apartment hotels offer all the comforts of home, plus a few extra perks like modern high-tech kitchens, on-site bars & restaurants, gyms, pools & spa baths, and prime locations near local hotspots. Check out these beautiful apartment hotels perfect for a quick getaway or extended stays with family or friends.

Tingirana Noosa

Tingirana Noosa

In a sweet spot between Noosa Beach and Hastings Street, Tingirana Noosa has luxury 1- and 2-bedroom apartments overlooking beautiful Laguna Bay. This resort hotel is the perfect spot for a laid-back weekend getaway. You can go for some boutique shopping or have brunch at some of the best Noosa cafes and restaurants nearby. At night, there are a number of bars to choose from too!

Encore Broadbeach

Encore Broadbeach, Gold Coast

A beautiful union of style, comfort and luxury. Its wonderful range of amenities and luxe design will make you feel an undeniable prestige. Encore Broadbeach’s picture-perfect earth-toned apartments are chic, elegant, and would make you stay forever. What we love is how it’s conveniently surrounded by a wide range of restaurants and cafes that will spoil you with the freshest seafood the Gold Coast has to offer.

On The Beach Noosa

On The Beach Noosa

With interior design that takes inspiration from its coastal surroundings, On the Beach Noosa’s exclusive luxury beachfront apartments and penthouses will refresh your senses. All apartments have stunning ocean views, private balconies, and spa baths! Its chic black and white aesthetic near the outdoor pool where you can relax and go for a dip while enjoying ocean views easily made it one of our favourite apartment hotels in Queensland.

The Star Residences Gold Coast Broadbeach

The Star Residences Gold Coast

Experience exclusive luxury, hotel-style amenities, and staying in luxurious apartments situated on the exclusive Broadbeach Island. Its light-filled rooms are designed in a modern neutral style, and guests have access to the lap pool, sauna, and gym. These luxury serviced residences also have access to spa services ranging from soothing deep-tissue massages after some time in the gym or relaxing hot stone and Swedish massages!

Noosa Pacific Resort

Noosa Pacific Resort

Noosa Pacific resort’s luxurious waterfront apartments are just a skip away from Hastings Street, yet offer a tranquil escape by the magical Noosa River. The beautiful self-contained units have a full kitchen, spacious furnished living and dining areas, and calming colour palettes that will relax you as soon as you step in. It’s great for family getaways by the river!

Shantara Resort Port Douglas

Shantara Resort Port Douglas

The self-contained apartments with kitchenettes at Shantara Resort Port Douglas combine stylish, comfortable, and relaxing tropical and coastal interior design. Its 2 lagoon-style pools, day spa, and private balconies touched by the tips of palm trees are perfect spots for chilling out! This adults-only retreat is perfect for a weekend getaway where you and your special someone can unwind and reconnect.

Vue Broadbeach

Vue Broadbeach, Gold Coast

Relax poolside on a sun lounger or enjoy a glass of bubbles on your private balcony while you enjoy the ocean view. The picture-perfect stylish apartments and penthouses can accommodate 2 up to 12 guests, making it a wonderful choice for an out-of-town escape with friends or family. Its fully-equipped kitchen and spacious living and dining areas will keep everyone comfy while having a great time.

Q1 Resort Spa

Q1 Resort & Spa, Gold Coast

Dubbed the Gold Coast’s most elite holiday apartments, Q1 Resort & Spa is also the tallest residential resort tower in the area, offering luxurious and stylish rooms with uninterrupted ocean and city views. We love the expansive pool and modern spa! P.S. While you’re there, make sure to check out Longboards, one of the best burger joints in the country, located just under the Q1 building.

Mirage Whitsundays

Mirage Whitsundays

Spacious terraces, indulgent bathrooms, and beautiful epicurean kitchens inside sophisticated apartments, villas, and penthouses await at Mirage Whitsundays. Enjoy the relaxing sea breeze and the sound of waves on the shore from your private balcony as you take a refreshing dip in the pool. It’s a great choice when you’re planning your next romantic holiday!

Drift Palm Cove

Drift Palm Cove, Cairns

Be steps away from golden sandy shores while having access to a beautiful lagoon pool surrounded by tropical plants and shaded by palm trees. You can choose from studio apartments, 1-, 2-, or 3-bedroom apartments, and they have more spacious lofts too. Indulge in this idyllic life in one of the stylish and luxurious apartments at Drift Palm Cove.

Oaks Hervey Bay Resort and Spa

Oaks Hervey Bay Resort & Spa

Laid-back and chic apartments just a blink away from the Esplanade, a range of restaurants, bars, boutiques, and Hervey Bay’s local attractions. Enjoy views of the esplanade from the on-site café, take a dip in the pool, or spoil your senses with relaxing treatments from the day spa. They have massage therapies, facials, and special couples’ treatments so you and your special someone can relax at the same time.

The Point Coolum Beach

The Point Coolum Beach, Sunshine Coast

Set on 6 acres of beautiful gardens, you can enjoy access to 2 onsite pools—one heated all throughout the year, enjoy a private BBQ on your own balcony, or have a go at bodysurfing. The Point Coolum Beach is an ideal family-friendly getaway where you can experience the easy-going Coolum way of life. The hillside holiday villas and apartments offer a cosy and luxurious home away from home with amazing views!

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Mat Lewis, co-founder of View Retreats, is a seasoned traveller and qualified life coach with extensive knowledge in wellness and nature-based tourism. He is passionate about the transformative effects of travel as a means to achieve perspective, balance, and connection. His coaching integrates these principles, guiding individuals to reconnect with themselves through mindful and restorative travel experiences.
Mat and Stoewie - co-founders of View Retreats

We’re Mat and Stoewie. We’re both seasoned travellers and qualified life coaches. We’re passionate about finding and creating travel experiences that help to connect people to special places and experiences that will help them to rest, relax, reconnect & rediscover. 

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