The Darling

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Hello, Darling!

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 Darling at The Star Gold Coast is the second hotel in The Star Entertainment Group to adopt the boutique brand. The Darling at The Star Sydney is an established and multi award-winning hotel, and the first in New South Wales to be awarded a Forbes Five-Star rating – the most coveted recognition in the global luxury travel sector.

Suites and Penthouses

Stellar Suite

Exuding grandeur and class, every element of The Darling Gold Coast’s Stellar Suite, from its lavishly furnished interior and bespoke custom fittings to its rich yet calming colour palette, is of an elevated luxury standard.

Stellar Twin Suite

Experience opulence with a distinct local touch in The Darling Gold Coast’s Stellar Twin Suite, indulging in its modern conveniences and elegant décor that will see you immersed in your own private world of luxury.

Penthouse Suite

Revealing a whole new world of luxury, the Penthouse Suite offers superior opulence, innovation and service creating an unrivalled haven of supreme indulgence.  The north-facing Penthouse Suite features two king bedrooms with ocean or waterway views, with the option of an additional twin room, each with their own dedicated ensuite.

Penthouse Spa Suite

Your own tranquil refuge, the Penthouse Spa Suite is a beautifully appointed space designed purposefully for those wishing to relax and rejuvenate in style.  The ultimate fantasy world of luxury awaits you with this unrivalled lavish experience featuring a deluxe circular spa to luxuriate in while taking in the spectacular views of the South Pacific Ocean through wraparound floor-to-ceiling glass.

Penthouse Deluxe Media Suite

Immerse yourself in your dream escape of pure luxury indulgence with the perfect blend of in-room entertainment in the Penthouse Deluxe Media Suite.  The spacious south-facing suite features two king bedrooms each with their own private bathroom oasis, a lush living and kitchen space and a dedicated media room boasting a state-of-the-art karaoke system.

Penthouse Deluxe Exercise Suite

The Penthouse Deluxe Exercise Suite is your own private world of supreme indulgence with a dedicated exercise space.  The spacious south-facing suite features two king bedrooms each with their own private bathrooms, a grand living and kitchen space and an exercise room boasting top of the range Technogym treadmill and exercise bike, and floor-to-ceiling mirrors.

Penthouse Deluxe Billiard Suite

Your own private world of supreme indulgence, the Penthouse Deluxe Billiard Suite is the ultimate space for entertaining in high-end luxury.  The spacious south-facing suite features two king bedrooms each with their own private bathrooms, a grand living and kitchen space and a dedicated billiard room boasting a large custom-made table by Spinster.

Guest Facilities

Guest Facilities


Guests of The Darling are invited to experience our rooftop infinity-edge pool located on the nineteenth floor of The Darling tower.  Take in the beautiful Gold Coast skyline and enjoy food and drinks poolside from our pool menu. 

Hours: 6am - 6pm daily

The pool is open to guests of The Darling only.  

Azure Spa & Fitness

Azure Spa & Fitness is located on the pool level of The Star Grand and offers a wide range of indulgent treatments and massages, using leading international skin care brand ESPA. The day spa boasts seven treatment rooms, including a couple’s space and a dedicated manicure and pedicure room. Spa and hotel guests will also be able to make use of a new and enhanced gym, which boasts an extensive range of equipment.

For bookings please call 07 5592 8501 or click here to enquire online.

Guest Information

Check-in and Check-out

Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
*Express check-out is available, just ask us.

On-site Parking

The Darling offers complimentary valet parking for all hotel guests staying at The Darling.  Additional parking is available at our on-site undercover car park.  Access to the carpark is via Hooker Boulevard/Nerang-Broadbeach Rd or the Gold Coast Highway and TE Peters Drive. 
*Please note we have limited parking facilities available for high vehicles (over 1.95m).

Extra Bedding

Bringing little ones with you? No worries. We have infant cots available free of charge, or rollaway beds for $80/night (limited to one per room). Extra bedding is subject to availability so please be sure to book in advance.

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