Dorchester Resort & Facilities

In 2014, Karen and Michael Cross began managing Dorchester on the Beach. Working to make every aspect of their guests’ experience easy and enjoyable, their goal is delivering a great beachside holiday experience for their guests.

They are happy to help you with choosing the type of apartment most suitable for you, arranging tickets or tours, finding places to shop and eat, understanding how things work in your apartment, or to loan you a boogie board. Don’t hesitate to have a chat with them.

With a wealth of Australian and international experience in the travel sector, Karen and Michael provide a level of service which has won them accolades including:

  • 2013 and 2014 Qantas Australian Tourism Award – Best Hosted Accommodation in Australia
  • 2013 Queensland Tourism Award – Best Hosted Accommodation
  • 2018 Queensland Tourism Award –Self-Contained Accommodation Bronze award
  • 2019 Best of Queensland Experience


Karen and Michael work with the owners of each apartment and the owners’ corporation of Dorchester on the Beach to provide guests with a quintessential Australian beach holiday experience in a comfortable and secure environment which boasts all the features to make your stay easy and memorable.

Facilities at the Dorchester

  • Right on the sand
  • Secure under cover parking for one car - 1.9m max
  • Private beach access
  • On site managers
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor BBQ Dining Lounge Area
  • Tour desk
  • Babysitting can be arranged
  • Dry Cleaning can be arranged
  • Close to a broad variety of restaurants, shopping centres, boutique shops and entertainment

Apartment Features

  • 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in the penthouse
  • 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the apartments
  • Additional vanity room
  • Air Conditioned
  • Free WiFi
  • TV
  • Foxtel
  • DVD Player
  • Full bedding and linen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Well equipped kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • AM/FM Clock
  • Telephone
  • Rollaway bed can be arranged
  • Porta Cot can be arranged