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Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast Queensland

Jupiters Hotel & Casino

Jupiters Hotel and Casino on Queensland’s Gold Coast is currently undergoing a $345 million dollar transformation with the first phase including Japanese restaurant and bar Kiyomi, the refurbishment of the building façade and a new poolside experience.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast
Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast

The Gold Coast icon will feature a major upgrade of the existing 592-rooms hotel rooms and a brand new 6 star hotel tower with luxurious suites. The tower will include new signature bars and restaurants, private gaming rooms, a high-end exclusive lounge bar overlooking the infinity edge pool with skyline and ocean views. The $345 million transformation is due to be completed prior to the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast
Superior King Room

The existing rooms are comfortable and spacious with a wall-mounted television set, a mini bar and shower over bathtub in the bathroom. The rooms have not undergone renovations yet but will be given a much-needed upgrade as part of the new transformation. Wifi connection is complimentary only at the hotel’s lobby and incurs a charge in the room.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast
View from Room

However, the view from room 1718 towards the beach is nothing short of spectacular.

Breakfast at Food Fantasy

Breakfast is served at Food Fantasy which is located on Ground Level. The restaurant  serves a buffet breakfast ($30 pp) daily from 6.30am to 10am.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast
Buffet Breakfast at Food Fantasy

You’ll find an array of fresh fruit, mini carafes of freshly-squeezed and detox juices, cheeses and cold meats, pastries and an abundant selection of hot dishes with favourites such as crispy bacon, sausages, scrambled eggs, waffles and grilled tomatoes.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold CoastSteamed Chicken Dim Sims 

Steamed chicken dim sims are a welcome addition and you can order freshly-made omelettes to your taste.

Jupiters New Pool Area

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast
View of Renovated Pool Area

The first phase of the renovation includes a new poolside experience.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast
Swimming Pool

With a resort-like design, it is a lovely spot to unwind, relax and enjoy a swim in the warm water of the sparkling pool.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast
Pool Lounge Pod

If you’re in luck, you may score yourself one of these rare pool lounge pods,

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast
Cabanas for Hire

alternatively, there are cabanas and bungalows that you can hire.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast
Eastern Water Dragon (aka Jub-Jub)

You may encounter a local resident that looks like a large lizard lazing by the pool or sunbathing in the garden. It’s an Eastern Water Dragon, a harmless semi-aquatic and arboreal lizard that has made the area its home.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast
Pool Bar

After an invigorating swim, it is time to enjoy sundowners at the pool bar.

Useful Information for Jupiters Hotel & Casino

  • Jupiters is situated in Broadbeach, a 30 minute drive north from Gold Coast Airport along the Gold Coast Highway.
  • The hotel is located within a 5 minute easy walking distance to Broadbeach.
  • New restaurants include Kiyomi and Cucina Vivo, featuring a balcony overlooking the newly-renovated pool.
  • Taxis are available at the front of the hotel as well as a bus stop.
  • The monorail is in operation and a station can be accessed from the hotel.
  • Pacific Fair shopping centre is conveniently located across the road.

Gourmantic travelled to Queensland and stayed at Jupiters Hotel as guests of Jupiters Hotel & Casino.

Jupiters Hotel & Casino
Cnr Gold Coast Highway & TE Peters Drive
Broadbeach QLD 4218
Hotel reservations: 1800 074 344 (within Australia) or ​​+61 7 5592 8130

About the author

Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is a drinks writer, author of GROW YOUR OWN COCKTAIL GARDEN, SHRUBS & BOTANICAL SODAS and founder/editor of Gourmantic, Cocktails & Bars and The Gourmantic Garden. She has been writing extensively about spirits, cocktails, bars and cocktail gardening in more recent years. She is a spirits and cocktail competition judge, Icons of Whisky Australia nominee, contributor to Diageo Bar Academy, cocktail developer and is named in Australian Bartender Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential List. Her cocktail garden was featured on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia and has won several awards. She is a contributor to Real World Gardener radio program and is featured in several publications including Pip Magazine, Organic Gardener, Australian Bartender and Breathe (UK). Read the full bio here.