Green Light For New Hotel At Movie World
Gold Coast City Council has given the green light to a proposal for a $333 million hotel at
The project will be a 22-storey, 600-room hotel including convention facilities.
Council planning chair, Mark Hammel, says one in two conventions in Queensland are held
on the Gold Coast, so it was definitely needed.
“In the first five years (It will provide) 400 jobs in the short-term accommodation space
totalling around $100 million in salaries, a contribution to tourism of 876,000 customers
creating expenditure of roughly $840 million,” he says.
“The function facilities are expected to have 130,000 attendees, creating $125 million in
expenditure on the Gold Coast.”
Village Roadshow says it will be built on a 5.1ha site on the existing carpark of Movie World.
“We currently do not have any detailed timelines for the hotel project, as there will be a
considerable amount of work still to be done which is standard process given the nature of
such projects,” it says.