2633 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, Australia
Bel Air on Broadbeach is just opposite the Pacific Fair Shopping Centre on the Gold Coast Highway, with Jupiters Casino one block further north and then the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre one block further north again. You can walk the distance easily in about 12 minutes or catch the new light rail system and hop off right at the convention centre.
Built in 2004, the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is the largest regional convention centre in Queensland and comfortably holds 6000 people. The centre was purpose built to offer maximum flexibility in floor configurations for international, national and regional conferences, exhibitions, banquets, sporting and special events. Their various configurations offer up to 4 halls and 18 meeting rooms of varying sizes.
If you are attending an event at the convention centre you will be happy to know that they have WIFI, allowing delegates and visitors to log on to the internet anywhere within the centre. If you are organizing your next event, then you will be pleased to know that they also have Cisco’s Next generation 802.n wireless LAN Technology and can connect up to 2000 users at any one time within the building.
There is always some fabulous event being held at the convention centre, so it always pays to check well in advance of your holiday, so you can book your tickets online and make your stay here is extra special. The centre holds lots of conferences, concerts, trade shows, exhibitions, sporting events and other events all year long, so there is sure to be some event that sparks your interest.
In January, there is usually the Gold Coast Health Harmony and Soul Festival, a 3 day extravaganza of psychic readers, workshops, yoga and meditation classes and just about every health topic you can think of will be covered here.
Also in January is the Gold Coast Food & Wine Festival, a gastronomic celebration of food and wine with celebrity chefs and cooking demonstrations. In July they always have the National Finals Rodeo, which is a 5 day event bringing in the best of the years cowboys to fight it out for the Rodeo titles. Rodeo lovers from all over Australia are drawn to the Gold Coast every year and have a swag of fun before returning to the real world.
So make sure to check the calendar of events for the convention centre on their website or join their mailing list to keep abreast of events. You can then book your holiday apartments well in advance making sure you don’t miss out on your luxury Broadbeach accommodation.
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review by Jennifer O'Neill (19-Jan-2017)
We had a very enjoyable stay with Bel Air. The location was fantastic with just a short stroll from PAC Fair and the main street of Broadbeach. The rooms were neat and spacious. The only issue we experienced was that the 2nd bedroom had a fan only and even with both air conditioners on (one in lounge and one in master bedroom) the 2nd room remained very stuffy. We had our 14 month old daughter with us so this sometimes lead to a few uncomfortable nights. Also there was a awful smell through the day in the apartment. We think because the traps under the sinks needed cleaning. The pool was fantastic and perfect for children...read more guest reviews