Sea Temple Surfers Paradise Named Australias Best Hotel

first_imgIt has been open for just under two years, but already the Sea Temple Surfers Paradise (now known as Soul Surfers Paradise) has been named the best hotel in Australia.The achievement, revealed in Expedia’s 2013 Insiders’ Select rankings, was the result of more than a million guest reviews worldwide. The five-star Sea Temple took out the title from 650 hotels selected from more than150,000 hotels and resorts available on Expedia around the world.The 77-level tower Sea Temple Surfers Paradise beat other luxury hotels on the Select List, including The Langham in Sydney and the Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort in North Queensland.Sea Temple Surfers Paradise General Manager Ash Turner said he was overjoyed at the hotel’s incredible success, as voted by guests.“It’s an incredible achievement in such a short amount of time and recognises the outstanding service that we provide,” he said. “We think Sea Temple Surfers Paradise, a recent addition to the Accor Hotels portfolio, sets a new benchmark for luxury accommodation not only for Surfers Paradise but for the Gold Coast as a destination, as we are blessed with stunning accommodation, facilities and an unrivalled beach-front location.“This accolade is really recognition of the attention to detail and luxury experience my dedicated team strive to deliver every day.  Sea Temple’s great team of customer-focussed evidently make a huge impact with guests, as evidenced by so many heading online to review us.”Louise Crompton, Marketing Director Expedia ANZ said, “What stands the Expedia Insiders’ Select apart from other hotel rankings is that it’s completely generated from verified reviews created by our customers. It’s also exciting to see local multi-award winning boutique hotels like Sea Temple and Pullman Port Douglas alongside incredible world-class resorts.”Now in its seventh year, the Expedia Insiders’ Select recognises top-ranked hotels available in the Expedia global marketplace.Featured hotels have been recognised by customers as consistently delivering competitive pricing, pristine amenities and superior customer service.Sea Temple has two and three-bedroom apartments with floor-to-ceiling windows looking out on to Surfers Paradise and the Pacific Ocean. Each apartment has uninterrupted ocean views, and separate living and dining areas with contemporary decor. The hotel recently added two new penthouse apartments to its offering with broad views of the Gold Coast in all directions from the 64th floor.The hotel placed 228th in the world, with five-star One&Only Palmilla Resort, in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, winning internationally. Source = Accor Hotelslast_img read more