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Sweet Sweet Music With Blues On Broadbeach

Buy Tickets May 22 – 25 Various Venues, Broadbeach By Benjamen Judd Music if a huge part of what makes the Gold Coast such an amazing place to visit, with some of the best venues playing host to some equally amazing talent on a regular basis. But it’s the festivals that we love the best, and […]

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QT Fashion Awards Week Is Approaching

Official Website May 29 – June 1 By Benjamen Judd It is literally just days until we begin a week of glitz, glamour, fashion and tonnes of sequins and we can barely hold our excitement in. Yes, the QT Fashion Week & Awards is about to return and we are literally dying (read in Rachel […]


A Little Night Opera On the Beach

By Benjamen Judd Buy Tickets We’ve often heard that the opera is not for everyone. To which we reply – rubbish. Opera is for everyone. But we do admit that it can get a little stuffy in that concert hall and obviously someone else feels the same because their taking it to the beach instead! […]


Rüfüs To Perform At the Coolangatta Hotel

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Buy Tickets Sydney-based dance band extraordinaire, Rüfüs, are coming to the Gold Coast on Friday, May 9. BAM (drops mic). Seriously though, if you are unaware of Rüfüs that’s really unfortunate because they are, in our humble and honest opinion (an opinion that also knows what’s best for you) one […]

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Put The Good Mousse In, Client Liaison Are Coming

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Buy Tickets So we happen to have heard a rumour that the awesomeness that is Client Liaison are going to be heading up north and performing at one of our favourite bars, Elsewhere, on May 2. Luckily, this rumour turned out to be true because we would have gone full […]


The Delta Riggs Are Coming

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Buy Tickets Like a reincarnated conceptual version of Oasis, the Beatles and even a little bit of Supergrass for good measure, The Delta Riggs are quickly becoming our band of the month. Lucky for us they are about to kick off their national tour, Supersonic Casualties, which includes a lovely […]

Voice Over Matter

Voice Over Matter At The Arts Centre

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website There is a particularly fascinating exhibition currently showing at The Arts Centre Gold Coast that, if you find yourself needing a fix of something cultural (and even if you don’t). Voice Over Matter by Brisbane-based artists Gabriella Szanlewska and Brent Wilson explores the contention that ‘those with freedom […]


His Merry Men Bring the Merriment

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website We do enjoy a good ensemble be it either in the shape of a comfortable sofa or the sounds of a ten-piece band that brings the happiness in the form of funk and Latin fusion. Yes, we are talking about His Merry Men who have confirmed a night […]


Ingrid Verner Is Bringing the Winter Magic

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website You can feel the seasonal change in the air happening. Summer is gradually pulling away and we are about to enter the Gold Coast’s version of winter, or what we like to call an extended spring. And while the temperature may never drop to the same inhumane levels […]

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In To The Clouds With Cloud Control

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website Our favourite bunch of folk rockers are coming! That’s right, Cloud Control, those elves of the South, have announced a fresh batch of tours that will see them bringing their particular kind of magic in a number of venues along the Gold Coast starting this Sunday, April 13. […]


Designer inspiration at QT Gold Coast

While you are with us, take some time to look at the inspirational Eames inspired designer pieces on display. Such connected, colourful chaos required precision planning. Learn a little about this era in design here: Charles Eames Charles Eames, Jr (June 17, 1907 – August 21, 1978) was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Charles was […]



By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Official Website We’ve made no secret of the fact that we are complete magpies when it comes to accessories but we are happy to acknowledge that it’s not all shiny things that make us lose our minds. Source of all things fun that it is, sometimes even we get surprised […]



By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Our fair beach-bound city is host to some of the greatest markets in the nation and we are always happy to give guests a heads up if they happen to be staying with us at the same time. Hence the heads up we are giving you right now that the […]



By Benjamen Judd There are many iconic images that people associate with the Gold Coast – the beaches, the people, Meter Maids, a vibrant night life that can compare to any of the major capital cities and of course our high rises. The architecture of the Gold Coast is now as much a part of […]



BY BENJAMEN JUDD Book Accommodation Official Website If there is one thing the Gold Coast is known for (besides us) is its unbeatable beaches and surfing culture. With many of the top events held here annually,  surfing is as much a culture as it is a lifestyle and sport and it is no surprise that […]

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