BEST of both worlds
Perfectly located Accommodation between the heart of Surfers Paradise and the sophistication of Broadbeach's dining precinct.
After hosting a fantastic Commonwealth Games 2018 with many happy families coming to support their family members, favourite teams, and experience all the festivities we are pleased to continue the celebrations and offer our returning guests, their family, and their friends the opportunity to come and stay and play!
WE ARE NOW LIQUOR LICENSED – LETS CELEBRATE – FREE BEER AND WINE FOR ALL
The Dinner Gift voucher is for Australia’s leading Surf Club and award winning restaurant BMD NorthCliffe Surf Club just 200 metres from the Dorchester on the Beach.
(Valid for phone or direct bookings via this website only. Stay between 19 April 2018 until 15 December 2018. Subject to apartment allocation and availability. Not valid with any other specials, cannot be exchange for cash or other discounts, not available on one bedroom apartment bookings)
Dorchester on the Beach is delighted to announce it has recently received its Liquor Licence and is pleased to offer our cracking hot Wine and Beer Menu for your enjoyment when you are staying with us.
Click here to view our Wine and Beer Menu and we are delighted to feature some excellent Australian wines from Primo Estate, McLaren Vale in South Australia. You can now pre-order beverages to be in your apartment from our wine and beer list for your arrival.
Gold Coast Superhero Weekend
27 April – 29 April 2018
Are you just a Superhero in disguise? Mark the calendar, because Gold Coast Superhero Weekend is heading to Broadbeach. This supercharged weekend will include the Supanova Pop Culture Expo, Gold Coast Film Festival and a ton of action packed events for the young and the young at heart.
The weekend will take over Broadbeach from Friday to Sunday featuring action packed activities for the whole family including movies in the park, meet and greets and the Supanova Superhero Parade which shuts down the streets of Broadbeach for an epic display of superheroes, comic-book characters, cars, policemen and heaps more. Plus plenty of opportunities to have photos with all kinds of characters. Find out more http://broadbeachgc.com/event/goldcoastsuperheroweekend/
3 – 6 May 2018
Surfers Paradise LIVE is an exhilarating live music festival. Across three days and four nights LIVE celebrates world class and home-grown live music acts among an iconic beach side setting. With a world class stage positioned on Surfers Paradise Beach, it provides the perfect setting for some of the biggest names in the industry to take front and centre at this free live music festival.
Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes will headline the festival, joining an A-list of legendary Aussie talent including Daryl Braithwaite, Jon Stevens and Kate Ceberano. An initiative of Surfers Paradise Alliance (SPA), LIVE transforms the heart of Surfers Paradise into a multi-stage music festival with iconic Surfers Paradise beach providing a unique gig backdrop while the waves play percussion. All music tastes will be catered for, with 2013 X-Factor Australia winner Reece Mastin and high-energy pop music group Justice Crew confirmed among the star-studded line-up. Find out more http://www.surfersparadise.com/whats-on/annual-events/surfers-paradise-live/artists
24 May – 27 May 2018
The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is on course for its milestone 30th anniversary showcase. Renowned as the southern hemisphere’s most highly-anticipated marine event, SCIBS will once again showcase and celebrate the industry’s latest and leading brands, with hundreds of boats and thousands of marine products on show across four action-packed days.
Located at Sanctuary Cove, the world-class waterfront marine village on the famous Gold Coast, the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show mixes serious boating business with high-end glamour and a selection of lifestyle and entertainment events. Find out more https://sanctuarycoveboatshow.com.au/
THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON AT THE GOLD COAST
There are more than 600 Events and Activities throughout the year. Some of the upcoming fun things to start planning in June and July are:
SeaFire – Surfers Paradise (amazing firework display, view it from Dorchester’s patios)
Dorchester On The Beach Surfers Paradise
Dorchester and Pancakes On The Rocks Special Package – Exclusive for Direct Bookings only.
KIDS EAT FREE at Pancakes On The Rocks Gold Coast for your entire stay at Dorchester on the Beach when you book this special package directly.
FROM $220* per night
Save up to 15% per night by booking direct on accommodation at the 4.5-star Dorchester On The Beach, plus enjoy extra savings as kids eat free for the duration of your stay at Pancakes On The Rocks, located at Surfers Paradise opposite the beach.
Click here to request this special deal when you book the best Surfers Paradise Accommodation and Eat Free at Pancakes on the Rocks Surfers Paradise
Priced from $220* per family per night in a 3 star, self-contained apartment (maximum 6 people)
All room types up to 4.5 star are included at 15% discount
Located right on the beach, Dorchester’s apartments are within easy walking distance to all of Surfers Paradise shops and family friendly tourist hot spots.
Valid for all new bookings to stay between December 01, 2016 – March 30, 2017. Minimum two nights stay. For sale until March 29, 2017.
To book contact our reservations at Dorchester On The Beach on (07) 5539 8199 and quote Kids Eat Free or Click here to request this special deal. Subject to availability. T&Cs apply.
Pancake On The Rocks T&Cs:
• Kids Eat Free at Pancakes On The Rocks offer only valid with a paying adult
• Kids must be 14 years and under to claim the Kids Eat Free offer
• Kids Eat Free offer excludes ribs and steak
The Castrol Gold Coast 600 hits the streets of Surfers Paradise 23-25 October.
Looking for accommodation? Call us direct on 07 5539 8199.
The party is back with a week of celebrations on and off the track.
Don’t miss the PIRTEK Enduro Cup final as the V8 Supercar Championship drivers battle one of the world’s toughest street circuits to claim the title. Some of Australia’s fastest and powerful cars will show their incredible horsepower in a two-hour, adrenalin packed show on the main straight at the Sea FM Friday Night Drags.
Club 600 is an exclusive Vegas style day club hidden in the heart of the GC600 and offers an on track experience like no other.
Jim Beam 600 Sounds powered by Sea FM is back at Broadwater Parklands.
Free public transport is available on G Link, Surfside Buses and Q Rail
Book your tickets here: http://www.v8supercars.com.au/championship/2015-v8-supercars-championship/castrol-gold-coast-600
NetFest is Netball Australia’s 18+ mass participation netball event held on the Gold Coast 8-11th October, offering a choice of traditional (outdoor) or beach netball tournaments, supported by a range of social activities on the Gold Coast, Australia’s favourite holiday destination and the ideal location for netball’s ultimate end-of-season trip! Call us direct on 07 5539 8199 for your best accommodation rate.
NetFest has rapidly established itself as one of the most popular events on the netball calendar. From just 500 participants in its first year, 2014 attracted a whopping 2,200+ netballers from around Australia and New Zealand for this huge celebration of netball, fun and friendship!
At each traditional netball competition venue there is a live site which offers a range of food and beverage options, live music acts and retail stalls to keep you busy while not head to head on the court! Family and friends are welcome to support and enjoy the NetFest festivities!
Anyone over 18 can be a part of NetFest; you can be social or super competitive, male or female, a netball newbie or an aspiring Aussie Diamond. Your biggest decision will be choosing between traditional (outdoor) netball or the exciting new beach format. http://www.netfest.com.au/
Experience a wondrous display of over 50 sculptures built by local, national and international artists at the 13th annual Swell Sculpture Festival along Currumbin Beach 11 – 20 September, 2015. The free exhibition is open all hours with a selection of sculptures revealing a new verve as they are lit up under the southern sky.
Over 10 days, visitors can experience the sculptures, enjoy twilight walks, informative artist talks, discover new perspectives, wander through the Swell Smalls Gallery and participate in artist master classes and childrens’ workshops.
Swell Sculpture Festival inspires, amuses, uplifts and captures the hearts and minds of all who visit. Find out more http://www.swellsculpture.com.au/
Best described as “Formula One on the water”, this will be the sixth international race on the World Professional Powerboating Association XCAT World Series. Call us directly on 07 5539 8199 to check accommodation availability.
This new three-day event will form part of a week-long party and be based out at Doug Jennings Park on The Spit.
It’s anticipated to bring 10,000 spectator vessels to the Broadwater to witness the action. To find out more go to: http://xcatracing.com/
Jazz up your life to the rhythm and the beat of the Broadbeach Jazz Weekend 15-16 August 2015. This completely FREE and non-ticketed festival will feature a host of local Australian jazz greats performing on outdoor stages and in venues, along with an array activities for people of all ages throughout Broadbeach. Call us directly on 07 5539 8199 to check accommodation availability.
The Artist line-up and program will be released mid- 2015 further information on the event visit the website www.broadbeachjazz.com.
We are pleased to welcome family, friends and the support crews to the Dorchester on the Beach. Please contact us direct on 07 5539 8199 for your special discount rate and to check availability.
The Kokoda Challenge on the Gold Coast is hailed as Australia’s toughest team endurance event. It is a gruelling, cross country, 4-person team event held over 96km, with a time limit for a completion of 39 hours. For further information about the Kokoda Challenge please click the following link.
Viva Surfers Paradise returns this July we pay tribute to the life and music of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley. But we don’t stop there, there’s more 50s and 60s fun running all week from live performances to vintage stalls, rock ‘n’ roll dancing to classic cars, a group renewal of vows ceremony and more!
We are very excited to announce due to popular demand world famous Elvis performer Chris Connor will be returning to Surfers Paradise to take the stage at Viva Surfers Paradise 2015! Performing at such venues as the Manchester Apollo and the Harrogate International Centre in the World’s Greatest Elvis Tribute Concerts, Chris is no stranger to the stage and we can’t wait to have him woo our audiences all over again.
This July we will also welcome another international performer, Bill Cherry, all the way from the USA. Bill not only sings, acts and dances like the King, he even drives the same car! Bill took 1st place at the 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Competition in Memphis, and has won several other awards & competitions.
So get ready to put on your blue suede shoes, because Viva Surfers Paradise 2015 is going to have you up dancing all week long!
This is a FREE event, however limited Premium Reserved Seating for the weekend feature shows are on sale now. http://www.surfersparadise.com/whats-on/live-music/viva-surfers-paradise
Friday 10 July – Bill Cherry
Saturday 11 July – Bill Cherry
Friday 17 July – Chris Connor
Saturday 18 July – Chris Connor
Why not head on over to the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show which is one of the most anticipated events on the Asia-Pacific boat show calendar. Located at Sanctuary Cove, the world-class waterfront marine village on the famous Gold Coast, the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show mixes serious boating business with high-end glamour and a selection of lifestyle and entertainment events.
Attracting buyers and marine industry representatives from around the globe, the annual four-day event features a variety of on-water, pavilion and open-air displays, with over 500 boats from luxury cruisers, to power and sail multihulls, super yachts and trailerable craft, as well as engines, electronics, marine materials and equipment, marine finance, designers and marine services
Read more about the activities and purchase your tickets http://www.sanctuarycoveboatshow.com.au/
Dorchester on the Beach still has apartments available.
Andrew Strong and the commitments Tour, James Morrison plays the Blues, The Black Sorrows and Charlie Parr direct from the USA are just a few of the massive names to headline the free Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival, May 21 to 24 2015.
The free event staged in the streets and in venues over four huge days will feature Jeff Lan, Tijuana Cartel, The Backsliders and US favourites Old Gray Mule plus many more.
There is something for everyone whether you just love great music or are passionate for your Blues.
Witness the Gold Coast SUNS fight for the QClash cup when they take on their rivals the Brisbane Lions, at Metricon Stadium.
Plus enjoy their new and improved game day experience with plenty of entertainment for the whole community including live music, roving entertainment, AFL playground and more!
Gates open at 2.30pm. Ph: 5510 6000
Full ticketing and transport information available on the GC SUNS web site.
Pratten Park Broadbeach – 9:30am – 4:30pm
Return to the Golden Age of swashbuckling adventure, pageantry and romance! Enjoy witty Shakespeare’s comedies, dashing swordplay, fine music, Royal processions and dances, the Pirages of eh Coral Seas and more.
Don a costume, play a game of skill, duel with a swordsman. There is something for all ages at the Gold Coast Renaissance Faire – Channel 7 says its “an impressive time travel experience in a brilliant sea of colour and excitement”.
The Gold Coast is excited to welcome QPOW on Broadbeach from April 17-19 incorporating Supanova and the Gold Coast Film Festival.
Broadbeach will be celebrating all things ‘Pop Culture’ with FREE movies in Victoria Park and the Supanova Cosplay Parade featuring throughout the weekend.
FREE Movies in the Park
Victoria Park will be transformed into an outdoor Movie Cinema on both Friday 17 and Saturday April 18. Movies will be screened from 6.30pm with family entertainment in the park from 4pm on both days.
Friday April 17 – Disney’s Frozen sing-a-long with preshow activities including Frozen dance workshops hosted by Fusion Dance Studio.
Saturday April 18 – Back to the Future featuring the DeLorean Time Machine car.
Supanova Cosplay Parade
Once again they will also be hosting the Supanova Cosplay Parade on Sunday April 19, this is the perfect morning to bring families into Broadbeach to see Supa-Star celebrities and characters from all genres including comic books, cartoons, science fiction, fantasy and more, march through the streets of Broadbeach. There will be a host of great vantage points to view the spectacular parade.
The parade will commence at 9.15am from Pratten Park, cross Old Burleigh Road and travel down the Broadbeach Mall to conclude in Surf Parade.
Call Karen or Michael 07 5539 8199 to book your accommodation to this great event or click on our booking button to book online.
Come and celebrate in Surfers Paradise this weekend Friday 17 & Saturday 18 April and stay a the Dorchester on the Beach – There is going to be a great fireworks and pyrotechnics show called Seafire on Saturday night.
Watch from your private balcony two teams of Queensland’s greatest pyros go head-to head in the skies above the foreshore, lighting up Surfers Paradise.
Date: Saturday 18 April
Time: 7pm to 8pm
Address: Surfers Paradise Beach
Surfers Paradise Beachfront markets are on every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday night and feature a variety of premium products, including fashion, jewellery, accessories, artworks, photographs, beauty products and much more.
Head to Surfers Paradise for a Markets and Dinner night – there are lots of great cafes and restaurants for you to enjoy while have a fantastic time wandering around the night markets too.
Date: Every Wed, Fri & Sun nights
Time: 5pm to 10pm
Address: The Foreshore, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Please Note: The Surfers Paradise Beachfront Night markets will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.
Perfectly located Accommodation between the heart of Surfers Paradise and the sophistication of Broadbeach's dining precinct.