Where to Stay on the gold coast

With the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in the heart of Broadbeach, there are numerous accommodation options available for delegates to select from within walking beach of the conference and social events venues and the beach. 

The Committee takes this opportunity to provide some accommodation in the area that delegates may be interested in:

The Wave Resort Broadbeach - The Wave Resort | Broadbeach Accommodation

Meriton Suites - Gold Coast Accommodation | Luxury Holiday Hotels | Meriton Suites

Victoria Street Apartments - Home - Victoria Square Apartments (vsapartments.com.au)

Qube Broadbeach - Qube Resort Apartments Offer Luxury Broadbeach Accommodation


The Star offers a range of different accommodation options to suit each individual attendee, with a dedicated promotional code valid for all the accommodations options!

Delegates can make bookings two different ways:

  1. Directly online via https://www.star.com.au/.
    Input the dedicated promotional code “EVENT” into the promotional code field when booking the accommodation online on The Star Gold Coast website
  2. Directly through the Reservations team
    Please call 1800 074 344 and quote the promotional code “EVENT” to be offered the discounted rates

The AILA 2024 National Conference promotional code allows a discount off the best available rate at the time of request.

Please see below additional terms and conditions

  • 25% off Best Available Rate (The Star Grand, The Darling) or
  • 15% off Best Available Rate & Minimum 2-night stay (The Star Residences Gold Coast).
  • Please note discount is calculated from “Best Available Flexible Rate”.
  • Valid for all room types
  • Rates are bookable 3 days pre and post event dates.
  • Rates are subject to availability & Blackout dates apply.
  • Bookable via The Star Gold Coast Website & Central Reservations


The Star Grand - The Star Grand | The Star Gold Coast

Ideally situated on Broadbeach Island, The Star Grand has 596 luxurious rooms and offers stunning views of the coast and the hinterland. There are award-winning restaurants, lively bars, fitness centre, spa, and a pool to kick back in. With a range of rooms with state-of-the-art technology, The Star Grand is going to be a popular choice, so it’s best to get in early.


The Star Residences - The Star Residences | The Star Gold Coast

Star Residences are resort-style apartments that will ensure you feel right at home. You will have access to a range of amenities including a pool, spa, gym and a yoga and Pilates deck, as well as award winning restaurants and bars.

The Star Residences offer plenty of living space and self-contained options are also available. Some apartments also offer a study option too, meaning that if you need to keep work ticking over in between the networking and Convention sessions, you can do so in comfort.


The Darling - The Darling | The Star Gold Coast

Offering the perfect combination of boutique design and luxury, The Darling features 56 well-appointed suites from 70 to 328 square metres in size with bespoke fittings and the finest amenities and finishes.

Complemented by The Star Gold Coast’s signature restaurants and bars, world-class gaming, state-of-the-art theatre and exciting nightlife, The Darling is the premier accommodation destination on the Gold Coast.


The Dorsett Gold Coast

0.5 km from The Star Gold Coast - 2 mins (approx.) walk

Also situated within The Star precinct on Broadbeach Island, the Dorsett Gold Coast offers beautifully designed rooms to suit every budget. Located just 700m from Kurrawa Beach and moments away from Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, the Dorsett Gold Coast offers award winning dining venues. Some rooms offer panoramic views of the Gold Coast, while the outdoor deck and pool offer the perfect setting for relaxation after a day at the Convention.

With this link - Dorsett Gold Coast Booking Link – AILA 2024 delegates will have 20% off the daily flexible rate.

Outlined below are the terms and conditions for the reservation link below:

  • Full payment will be done at the hotel.
  • This offer can be cancelled or modified free of charge before September 10, 2024, 3:00 PM (AEST).
  • In case of cancellation after this date, a penalty of 100% of first night will apply (AUD 199.20).
  • In case of no-show, a penalty of 1 night will apply.
  • A valid credit card is required at the time of booking. Cancellations can be made up to 3pm prior to the day of arrival and in case of non-arrival a 1-night penalty fee will apply. Full accommodation charges will be settled upon arrival, an additional $200 will be held on your credit or debit card for incidentals.
  • Credit Card payments will incur a 1.5% merchant service fee on total balances.
  • The hotel does not accept cash as a method of payment for accommodation and room incidental charges at this stage.

For further information about your reservation, please contact us at + 61 7 5638 5850


0.6 km from The Star Gold Coast - 8 mins (approx.) walk


If a touch of French chic is more your style, why not treat yourself to the wonderfully sophisticated Sofitel. With stunning restaurant options and an array of luxurious rooms and suites, including the exclusive Opera Suite, you’ll feel well-rested, as well as well-indulged. The Sofitel is located just over the road from The Star, in Broadbeach meaning another relaxed commute to the Convention.

The Sofitel is delighted to offer AILA 2024 delegates a discount code of 15% for the AILA 2024 National Conference dates (including 3 nights pre & post stay).

To take advantage of the 15% discount, delegates can simply call The Sofitel Broadbeach In-House Reservations Team on (07) 5592 2250 or via email on H0454-RE@sofitel.com and quote the code “2409AILANA”.

Unfortunately as there are no guaranteed rooms, we will not be able to provide a booking link or static rate, I do apologise for any inconvenience caused with this.

Please note, rooms will be subject to availability when delegates call to make a booking.

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