This massive, glitzy resort in central Broadbeach is always bustling. Spacious Executive and Superior rooms, the latter refurbished in 2007, have rich, earth-tone furnishings with emerald accents, plasma TVs, cable channels, and on-demand movies. Front-facing rooms lack balconies, but have great views of the Gold Coast; other rooms look out across the hinterland. Executive room guests get special services and facilities including a guest lounge. Restaurants include Osteria
Vivo, specializing in fine Italian dining, and entwine, offering contemporary Australian cuisine and wine. Other treats include a day spa, massage center, hair salon, tennis court, and gym (including free fitness classes for guests), as well as a luxurious pool and Jacuzzi area.