Hotels Near The Gold Coast Marathon 2013

The 2013 Gold Coast Airport Marathon will be held on the 6th and 7th July. The course starts and ends in Southport and runs alongside the Gold Coast surf beaches and is known for being a flat and fast run with many runners gaining their best marathon times.

Past runners have commented that getting to the start/finish line on time can be a challenge with the number of other runners participating.  Staying in a hotel close to the starting point in Sotuhport should help reduce any issues on the day.  Below is a list of handpicked hotels in Southport - see the map tab below for the location of each hotel. 

5 self rated
Sea World Drive Gold Coast 4217 Australia

Palazzo Versace offers an exclusive waterfront setting, spectacular architecture, opulent accommodation, a design distinguished by Versace bespoke furnishings and Italian craftsmanship. It features aw...more

3.5 self rated
132 Marine Parade Southport 4215 Australia

With a stay at Harbour Side Resort in Southport, you'll be minutes from Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and close to Sea World. This vacation home is within close proximity of Broadwater Parklands and Rockp...more

4 self rated
3540 Main Beach Pde Gold Coast 4217 Australia

Sunbird Beach Resort, situated less than 100 metres from the beach, offers apartments with balconies. It features indoor and outdoor swimming pools, fitness centre, a sauna, hot tub and tennis and squ...more

3 self rated
182 Marine Parade Gold Coast 4215 Australia

Each of these beautifully appointed 3.5-star apartments features a large private balcony, providing stunning panoramic views of the Broadwater, Stradbroke Island and the Surfers Paradise skyline. Crys...more

3.5 star
220 Marine Parade Labrador 4215 Australia

With a stay at Blue Waters Luxury Apartments in Labrador, you'll be convenient to Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and Sea World. This hotel is within close proximity of Marine Stadium and Sky High Skyway.Ro...more

Blue Water Bay Villas

3 star
150 Marine Parade Gold Coast 4215 Australia

Blue Water Bay Villas feature a heated spa, sauna facilities and a well-equipped gym. The fully self-contained apartments offer a kitchen, laundry facilities and a separate lounge/dining area. Fully a...more

Brighton Shores

4 self rated
1 Como Crescent Gold Coast 4215 Australia

Brighton Shores is situated in Gold Coast’s vibrant Southport district, featuring picturesque panoramic views of the Broadwater marina, ocean and hinterland. Brighton shores offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom...more

4 star
136 Marine Parade Southport 4215 Australia

With a stay at Aqualine Apartments in Southport, you'll be in the business district and minutes from Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and close to Sea World. This 4-star apartment is within close proximity o...more

3 star
12 Whiting Street Gold Coast 4215 Australia

Located 10 minutes’ drive from Surfers Paradise, Champelli Palms Apartments features free secure car parking, an outdoor swimming pool and free satellite TV. Guests enjoy 2GB of free WiFi each day. Th...more

3 star
69 Queen Street Southport 4215 Australia

With a stay at Arrival Accommodation Centre in Southport, you'll be convenient to Gold Coast Hospital and Sea World. This hostel is within close proximity of Allamanda Private Hospital and Australia F...more

4 self rated
138 Ferny Avenue Surfers Paradise 4217 Australia

When you stay at Australis Sovereign Hotel in Surfers Paradise, you'll be near the beach and minutes from King Tutts Putt Putt and Slingshot. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Budds Beach...more

3 self rated
3458 Main Beach Parade Gold Coast 4217 Australia

Stunning ocean views are offered from the balcony of each apartment at Equinox Resort. Set opposite Narrowneck Beach, this resort features a hot tub, an outdoor swimming pool, and both tennis and squa...more

5 self rated
Sea World Drive Gold Coast 4217 Australia

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast features a pool bar, a health spa and direct beach access. This luxurious property is located on the beachfront and is a 10-minute drive from Surfers Paradise a...more


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