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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Small group of apartments. All fully self contained, with everything you may require including washers and driers.We were on the third floor (No Elevators) overlooking the small but adequate pool. Reception staff were most helpful with sightseeing and excursions though office hours only 9-5pm, otherwise only a messaging service. The apartments were no more than a five minute walk over...

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello , Thank you for staying with Karana Palms . We appreciate you taking the time to wright us a nice review and for your honest feed back, Hope to see you again next time you in Gold coast . Take care : )

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We really weren't expecting much for the price, but we were pleasantly surprised. Neat, clean, walking distance to everything we needed. Communication was good - we checked in late and received an email explaining how to collect our key. We were able leave our bags after check out to be picked up later. We would stay here again.

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your honest review , really happy to see you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you next time when you are in gold coast Take Care : )

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I've read the previous reviews and I have to say I agree with most of them. It's cheap and you really do get what you pay for. Check in is a speaker and you have to get your room key from a safe in a public toilet. The apartment was nicely laid out but very very dirty. The mirrored wardrobes...

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to wright us an review we really appreciate you being honest , we will be getting on top of this with the cleaning contractor . We are extremely sorry for your bad experience and do apologise for it . We will be talking to the owner to get the couch and pillows replaced as well....

Letterkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Booked in here to relax in the middle of an extended trip around Australia. Found manager very helpful. Apartment basic but clean and well equipped. Serviced during stay. Welcome pack provided. Short walk over bridge and straight road to beach approx 10 minute walk. Large Supermarket close by. Light railway very convenient way to travel this part of the Gold...

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking time out to wright us an review , we really appreciate your honest feedback, and are looking forward to seeing you on your next holiday in Gold coast Take care :)

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great price, great location and easy walk to Surfers and the beach. The one bedroom apartment had everything I needed for my stay. Top floor and nice outlook. Excellent value on Chevron Island and even though you are close to the heart of Surfers was very quiet. Friendly and helpful management. A short walking distance on Chevron Island there was...

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking time out to wright us an review , we really appreciate your honest feedback, and are looking forward to seeing you on your next holiday in Gold coast Take care :)

Alstonville, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great price, great location and easy access. Rooms had everything I needed for my two week stay (stove, oven, medium sized fridge, clothes washer & dryer). I have read reviews of people complaining about having to take the stairs. They are incredibly lazy. It's three flights of maybe 8 stairs each. Despite being virtually in the heart of surfers, the...

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write us a good review. Really happy to see you enjoyed your stay with Karana Palms. Hope to see you guys soon . Take care

Nelson
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Karana Palms is so conveniently located you can just walk to any location in Surfers. The room was a good size, and had a nice outlook over the pool. It was a good size for a week long stay. Everything was lovely and clean. A few pots had wobbly handles and an oven mitt would have saved us using the...

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write us a good review. Really happy to see you enjoyed your stay with Karana Palms. Hope to see you guys soon . Take care

Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stayed ror 3 nights and found the staff to be friendly and accommodating. We were given our requested unit as we really enjoy peace and quiet. Our TV had an issue which was resolved quickly. The unit was modern, well equipped and clean, but not to my wifes standards lol...but all in all was pretty good. We liked the...

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write us a good review. Really happy to see you enjoyed your stay with Karana Palms. Hope to see you guys soon . Take care

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a week, location was perfect walking distance to surfers , had our own kitchen and laundry and the unit was clean, had so much fun in the pool . Very reasonable price and Free car park, management was helpful. Would recommend to everyone.

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write us a good review. Really happy to see you enjoyed your stay with Karana Palms. Hope to see you guys soon . Take care

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We checked in on a Sunday night and the first thing we noticed was that a really bad smell was coming from the sofa bed. It looked dirty and I assumed something had been spilled on it and gone off. First thing next morning I had the manager inspect it and he arranged for it to be steam cleaned that...

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Singh Amy S, Manager at Karana Palms Resort, responded to this review

Hello Sir , Thanks for staying with Karana Palms and we are extremely sorry for the bad experience. Since your check out we have let our unit owner know about the issue and we will be getting the carpet changed in the unit. Must have been an previous guest who spilt something on the carpet as an result we will...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Karana Palms Resort

Address: 40-42 Tarcoola Cres | Chevron Island, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: $78 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Karana Palms Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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 of 5 bubbles keironr2014, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bedrooms were at the rear, so very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 37johnk37, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“On the Ist floor overlooking the poll”
 of 5 bubbles haggy1606, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“1 bedroom apartment is what we stayed in and was clean and self contained”
 of 5 bubbles 782jeannies, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Ground floor for the oldies as there isn't a lift”
 of 5 bubbles 878reneeb, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
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