Accomodation is recommended at one of these three hotels (click on hotel name for a link to their websites):
Kirra Surf - Located close to the University and airport (walking distance) with restaurants and shopping in the building.
Mantra Coolangatta - Very central location, near to restaurants, bars and local shopping. Approximately two miles to the University and airport.
Mantra Twin Towns - Central location, attached to Twin Towns Services Club which has a few restaurants and cafes, bars, and live shows. Located a couple of miles from the University and airport.
For further information on the Gold Coast (such as flight schedules, hire cars, touring information and accommodation options) please see:
Southern Gold Coast Information web site
Gold Coast Airport including local car hire and transport to/from