When it comes to accommodation that goes beyond the mere act of being just somewhere to rest your head, few hotel brands in Australia resonate with the same allure as Dorsett. More than just a place to stay, Dorsett represents an experience, an ethos, and an unparalleled commitment to hospitality.

Embedding itself in the very fabric of the Gold Coast, Dorsett Gold Coast encapsulates the spirit of both the city's vibrant urban pulse and its laid-back coastal charm — which is true wherever our hotels are. Every element, from architecture to service, is meticulously crafted to mirror the unique blend of the region it calls home.

With a level of service that's intuitive, catering to guests' needs often before they even realise they have them. It's this attention to detail, combined with prime locations and indulgent interiors, that makes Dorsett not just a hotel, but a landmark for those seeking the pinnacle of refinement wherever they are staying.

Unparalleled Comfort and Exceptional Service

Couple walking through hotel lobby

"Stay Vibrant" – this isn't just a tagline; it's the very heartbeat of Dorsett Hotels. It paints a vivid picture of the energy and dynamism our brand represents, even before guests set foot within the hotel. Upon arrival, the warmth of the greeting and the unparalleled attention to even the smallest detail sets the stage.

Dorsett doesn't just offer hospitality; it crafts experiences. Every nook and cranny, every staff interaction is imbued with a commitment to make guests feel welcomed and valued. Each smile is a testament to Dorsett's dedication to going above and beyond. Guests don't just receive service; they are immersed in an atmosphere where every moment is curated, ensuring memories that don't fade.

In a world filled with standard hotel experiences, Dorsett dares to be distinct, constantly redefining excellence in hospitality. For example, at Dorsett Gold Coast, guests can check into a hotel that boasts 313 freshly appointed rooms, each designed with chic & modern amenities. Bask in breathtaking views of the coastline or the Hinterland, where every detail is meticulously curated, from plush beds, and flat-screen TVs, to ensuite bathrooms.

Fantastic Central Locations

Aerial view of Dorsett Hotel and the Gold Coast

Nestled in the heart of the world's most dynamic cities, Dorsett offers the epitome of cosmopolitan city convenience. For the urban explorer or the business traveller, Dorsett's prime locations mean that the vibrant energy of the city is always within arm's reach.

Whether it's the pulsating nightlife, cultural landmarks, or business hubs, when you're at Dorsett, you're in the midst of it all. Establishing a remarkable presence in two of Australia's most iconic destinations: Melbourne and the Gold Coast, Dorsett Hotels offers guests an unparalleled experience of urban and oceanside elegance.

On the sun-drenched shores of the Gold Coast, the hotel serves as a haven for those seeking beachside relaxation. In both locations, Dorsett ensures a harmonious blend of local charm with its signature opulence, making every stay an unforgettable one.

Elegance and Convenience

Stepping into a Dorsett hotel, one is immediately struck by a blend of elegance and modern convenience. Every design detail, from the lobby to the guest rooms, speaks to our brand attributes. There's an emphasis on social connectivity, making it easy for guests to mingle or network. And when it's time to retreat, the priceless delights offered by Dorsett ensure that guests find solace in their surroundings.

Dorsett Gold Coast offers a range of elegant facilities and amenities that enhance the guest experience. Isoletto Pool Club, inspired by the sun-kissed lifestyle of the Gold Coast, provides guests with a beautiful oasis in the sky. Featuring a 12-metre-long viewing wall and comfortable cabanas, it creates the perfect spot to relax, enjoy a refreshing dip, and savour delicious cocktails or snacks.

A haven of tranquility, Azure Spa & Fitness offers unparalleled rest and rejuvenation. For every guest at Dorsett Gold Coast, direct connectivity to The Star Grand, home to Azure Spa & Fitness, is ensured. This seamless connection presents a unique chance for relaxation and revitalization, offering indulgent treatments and a state-of-the-art fitness centre equipped with leading Technogym equipment. Guests can further elevate their stay with a visit to the Executive Lounge on Level 19, where they can enjoy a deluxe buffet breakfast, evening canapés and drinks, all while taking in the breathtaking panoramic views of the coastline.

Impressive Onsite Facilities and Amenities

Couple in the pool at Isoletto Pool Club

Dorsett goes the extra mile to ensure that guests have everything they need within the hotel premises. Committed to active wellness, Dorsett offers facilities that cater to both physical well-being and relaxation.

And for those who need to stay connected, whether for business or pleasure, Dorsett’s complimentary high-speed WiFi ensures that guests are never out of touch with their world. Here are just a few of the world-class offerings at Dorsett Gold Coast.

  • Direct Connectivity to The Star Gold Coast: Enjoy unparalleled access to some of the best bars, restaurants and entertainment options in Queensland with direct access to The Star via the Lobby at Dorsett Gold Coast.

  • Executive Lounge: Located on Level 19, the Executive Lounge offers panoramic views of the coastline and provides guests with a deluxe buffet breakfast, evening canapés, and sunset drinks.

  • 24-Hour Reception: The hotel provides round-the-clock reception services to assist with any inquiries or needs, ensuring a seamless stay for guests.

  • Accessible Facilities: Dorsett Gold Coast is equipped with disability-friendly infrastructure, ensuring that all guests can enjoy a comfortable and accessible stay.

  • The Star @ Home: Guests can enjoy the convenience of a wide selection of meals and beverages delivered right to their doorstep, from a range of restaurants at The Star Gold Coast.

Accessible Accommodation Options & Facilities

Dorsett Gold Coast Accessible Hotel room

Dorsett proudly champions inclusivity. Recognising the diverse needs of its guests, the brand has meticulously designed accessible accommodation options and facilities. Dorsett Gold Coast boasts six specially designed rooms that cater seamlessly to guests with mobility aids and wheelchairs. These accommodations not only feature spacious layouts but they are also equipped with walk-in showers that come with fold-down seats for added convenience.

Each bathroom is fitted with a duress button, ensuring assistance is just a push away. Automatic doors and blinds ensure ease of access and optimal comfort. In a bid to make every experience at Dorsett Gold Coast inclusive, integrated braille can also be found on lift signage.

Outside of the guest rooms, leisure time at Isoletto Pool Club is made accessible with a wheelchair crane for the pool. Furthermore, guests can navigate through the common areas with ease, courtesy of wheelchair-friendly ramps, making every corner of our hotel reachable for anyone and everyone.

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What’s the best hotel brand in Australia?

While Australia has many notable hotel brands, Dorsett's unique blend of comfort, location, and commitment to excellence sets it apart as one of the best.

What’s the best hotel brand on the Gold Coast?

The Gold Coast is dotted with numerous hotels, but Dorsett's presence, backed by its reputation, makes it a top contender for the title.

How many Dorsett hotels are there in Australia?

As of August 2023, there are two Dorsett Hotels in Australia: Dorsett Gold Coast and the newly-opened Dorsett Melbourne. But wait, there’s more! Brisbane and Perth are soon to have their very own Dorsett hotels. Stay tuned for more details.

How many days on the Gold Coast is enough?

A typical recommendation would be 3-5 days. This allows travellers to experience the major attractions and soak in the unique vibes of the Gold Coast. Some of the top attractions in the region include:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach: A renowned stretch of golden sands, it's a haven for surfers and sunbathers alike.

  • Theme Parks: With Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World, and Dreamworld all close by, thrill-seekers and groups can easily spend a day or two just on these attractions.

  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary: Meet Australian wildlife up close, including kangaroos and koalas, and learn about conservation efforts.

  • Springbrook National Park: Discover ancient rainforests, breathtaking waterfalls, and natural bridges. Perfect for nature enthusiasts and hikers.

  • Broadbeach: Effortlessly combines a relaxed vibe, up-scale accommodation such as Dorsett Gold Coast, and a vibrant dining scene. Its pristine white-sand beaches is the perfect backdrop for your Gold Coast holiday.

  • Pacific Fair Shopping Centre: For those who love shopping, this expansive mall is a must-visit, boasting a variety of local and international brands.

  • Skypoint Observation Deck: Get panoramic views of the entire city and coastline, especially stunning at sunset.

These are just some of the highlights the Gold Coast offers. Depending on individual interests – from beaches to hinterland adventures, from nightlife to family-friendly activities – one might even wish to extend their stay.

What is the best month to visit the Gold Coast?

For pleasant weather and fewer crowds, consider visiting between May and October. For sunseekers and summer holidays, December to February is the peak of summer, offering warm temperatures and vibrant beach activities. However, it's also the busiest season, so plan accordingly.

Why Book Directly with Dorsett

Did you know that you can enjoy an extra 12% off on all promotional rates when booking directly with Dorsett Your Rewards? We know that those additional little perks and thoughtful touches can elevate a great stay to an unforgettable one, which is why we’ve pulled out all the stops for our incredible loyalty programme.

Dorsett Your Rewards is crafted to cater to your preferences, ensuring a distinct and unforgettable experience every time you stay. This mirrors the commitment of our brand – Stay Vibrant.

Discover all the exciting member benefits for our Classic, Silver, Gold and Platinum Dorsett Your Rewards memberships and get ready to make every stay with us even better than the last.