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The Best Noosa Accommodation to Book For Your Next Holiday

Noosa is a real charmer when it comes to holidaying along the Sunshine Coast. It’s got stunning stretches of sandy beach, unbeatable national parks, and enough of a social scene to keep you happy too.

But what about when it comes to where to stay in Noosa?

Well, there’s plenty to choose from, and we’ve narrowed down the best Noosa accommodation on the market right here.

Why Stay in Noosa?

You’ll never be short of things to do in Noosa, whether you’re staying for a few days or a few weeks. Check out these highlights that aren’t to be missed while you’re in town.

  • Explore Noosa National Park, a glorious 9,800 acres of rugged forests, rising dunes and stunning coastal views.
  • Relax on Noosa Main Beach or watch the sunset over this picture-perfect bay.
  • Wine and dine along Hastings Street, Noosa’s main street full of independent cafes, fascinating art galleries and up-market restaurants.
  • Take a day trip to the quieter side of Noosa – Sunshine Beach, where you can enjoy a huge stretch of golden sand to yourself.
  • Join a kayaking tour along the Noosa Everglades, famous for its tea-coloured waters, stunning reflections and unique Australian wildlife.

Where to Stay in Noosa?

Accommodation in Noosa is spread out between a few distinct areas, all of which offer up their own unique landscapes, atmosphere, and social scene. Choosing where to stay is an essential part of enjoying your holiday overall.

So, let’s take a look at the different areas of Noosa!

#1 Sunrise Beach and Sunshine Beach

Situated just east of the main town of Noosa, and within walking distance of several stunning stretches of sand, this area offers up a laid-back ambiance and is home to some of the most sought-after Noosa resorts.

For this reason, accommodation does tend to be on the more expensive side, but it is more than worth it for the stunning seaside views.

#2 Hastings Street and Noosa Main Beach Area

Sitting at the heart of Noosa, this is a great option for holidaymakers hoping to be in the thick of it all. Hastings Street is lined with shops, restaurants, bars, and cafes, all of which are packed at all hours of the day. And, for when you need a little sun-time, Noosa Main Beach is just a walk away.

Do take note, however, that this is one of the most popular beaches in Noosa. You’ll find a range of Noosa accommodation along Hastings Street, from budget hostels to flashy hotels.

#3 Noosa River and Gympie Terrace

Located a little further out of town, this is usually the last place people consider when they’re choosing where to stay in Noosa. While it is one of the quieter areas of town, it still offers up the same stunning landscapes and charming independent highstreets that you’ll find elsewhere in the area.

All with the added bonus of the Noosa River, ideal for spending a day by the water. What’s more, you tend to get a lot more for your money in this area of Noosa too!

Best Noosa Accommodation

On The Beach Noosa Resort

Enjoying both the conveniences of Hastings Street and the relaxing nature of Noosa Main Beach, On The Beach Noosa Resort, provides guests with the best of both worlds.

Made up of several stunning self-contained apartments, complete with spacious private balconies and spa bath facilities Noosa luxury accommodation doesn’t come much better than this!

What’s more, away from your private retreat, you can enjoy an outdoor pool, a spa pool and a fitness centre.

10 Hastings Street Boutique Motel

Noosa accommodation in the heart of Hastings and close to the beachfront is in plentiful supply, but they usually come at a price. 10 Hastings Street Boutique Motel offers some of the best along the strip, sitting at the far-east end of Noosa Main Beach, moments away from Noosa National Park, and just back from Hastings Street, you can be indulging at a fine-dining restaurant at one moment, and exploring the rugged rainforests in the national park in the next.

10 Hastings itself is made up of modern suites, a large studio and a 2-bedroom apartment, which all come with private balconies.

  • Location: Hastings Street
  • Price from: A$230
  • Sleeps: 2 to 4
  • What makes it unique? Great value if you want to stay directly on Hastings Street.

Luxury Rainforest Retreat

Noosa’s Luxury Rainforest Retreat in Little Cove gives you the chance to get away from it all. Lose the crowds, immerse yourself in nature, while still enjoying the luxuries of one of the best holiday rentals in Noosa.

Despite its remote and private location, this holiday home is still within walking distance of both Noosa Main Beach and Hastings Street, allowing you to enjoy the busy streets and lovely restaurants when you choose to.

Inspired by Scandinavian interior design, the open-plan, four-bedroom house features stylish driftwood floors, natural stone furnishings and large open windows to enjoy your surrounds. The house is that nice that we wouldn’t blame you if you didn’t venture out of it during your getaway!

  • Location: Little Cove
  • Price from: A$620
  • Sleeps: 8
  • What makes it unique? Sitting in a tranquil rainforest environment, you don’t get much more relaxing than this!

Culgoa Point Beach Resort

A private beach, spacious apartments, river views, an outdoor pool, communal sauna and tennis courts… could you ask for much more from accommodation in Noosaville? Culgoa Point Beach Resort is made up of self-contained apartments, allowing you to enjoy your holiday in any way you see fit.

Treat yourself to a Beachfront Premium apartment complete with stunning sea views and easy access to the private beach, or try something a little more low key with the loft-style apartments that offer equally as beautiful views over Noosa River from the top floor.

  • Location: Noosa Parade
  • Price from: A$490
  • Sleeps: 2 to 6
  • What makes it unique? Escape the busy beaches and enjoy this resort’s private beach with just a handful of other guests.

Hale Douglas

If it’s an affordable beach holiday that you’re after, this super-cute tiny house will definitely do the trick! Offering up one of the most unique types of accommodation in Noosa, this beautifully designed house has everything you need in one compact space.

Designed with a Hawaiian surf theme in mind, you’ll be waking up to exposed beams and bright windows, all surrounded by tranquil tropical gardens. 

Unfortunately, pet-friendly accommodation in Noosa is hard to come by, and you’re not allowed to bring your pets here. However, the resident kelpie and labradoodle, Eddie and Stevie are happy to be your furry friends for the weekend.

  • Location: Sunshine Beach
  • Price from: A$150
  • Sleeps: 2
  • What makes it unique? The gorgeous decor makes this an instagrammable dream destination!

Little Cove Court

If you’re looking for something a little different from the Noosa hotels around town, then this charming apartment, tucked away in Little Cove is a great place to look.

Despite being just a five-minute walk from Hastings Street, Little Cove Court enjoys tropical forest surroundings and ocean views from its private balcony.

All apartments come with a fully-equipped kitchen, spacious double room and modern ensuite, all of which will be spotless on arrival. And for those moments when you need a little respite from the sun, you can take a dip in the communal swimming pool.

  • Location: Little Cove Beach
  • Price from: A$500
  • Sleeps: 2
  • What makes it unique? Sits just moments away from Little Cove Beach, an undiscovered spot by many in Noosa.

Tingirana Noosa

Noosa accommodation on Hastings Street is about as central as it gets, and the Tingirana Noosa is no different. Like many hotels along Hastings Street, Tingirana offers guests a choice of self-contained apartments that sit directly across from the ever-popular Noosa Beach and Laguna Bay.

This unbeatable location means you can relax on the beach, explore the national park and go for a bit of window shopping, all in one afternoon.

  • Location: Hastings Street
  • Price from: A$750
  • Sleeps: 3
  • What makes it unique? Featuring both an adults pool and children’s pool, this is a great option for any families looking for a getaway in Noosa.

Coastal Chic Noosa Escape

Noosa Heads accommodation is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a quieter retreat, and this Chic Coastal Escape just so happens to be right there. Equal distance from Hastings Street, Sunshine Beach and the Noosa River, this is a great choice if you enjoy being able to walk everywhere by foot.

The two bedrooms can either act as two double or twin rooms, accommodation both families and groups of friends that are heading off on their holiday. And the spacious, bright and warm living room is an ideal place to unwind at the end of the day.

  • Location: Noosa Heads
  • Price from: A$180
  • Sleeps: 4
  • What makes it unique? Beach-vibe interior and chic 70’s design.

Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort

Nestled between the other luxury hotels and restaurants along Hastings Street, the Sofitel Noosa Resort stands out thanks to its five-star facilities.

This includes a stunning day-spa, heated outdoor pool and spacious private apartments complete with balconies. With an onsite restaurant and bar, and quick access to the beach, you’ll need a good excuse to leave the hotel during your break away.

  • Location: Hastings Street
  • Price from: A$325
  • Sleeps: 2 to 3
  • What makes it unique? Treat yourself to dinner at the onsite restaurant for top-notch seafood dishes.

The Sebel Noosa

Searching through the many Noosa apartment hotels on offer can be hard work, but the Sebel Noosa Hotel is worth putting right at the top of your list. The hotel’s central location means you’ll be enjoying the very best of what Noosa has to offer right on your doorstep: beautiful natural landscapes and a booming social scene.

Outside of your luxury apartment, complete with kitchenette facilities, you can also make the most out of the two outdoor swimming pools and jacuzzi facilities.

  • Location: Hastings Street
  • Price from: A$330
  • Sleeps: 2 to 6
  • What makes it unique? Stay fit whilst on holiday with Sebel’s handy fitness centre, free to use for guests at the hotel.

Seahaven Resort Beachfront Resort

Offering an affordable alternative to the other Noosa apartments along Hastings Street, Seahaven Resort is the perfect choice if you’re looking for luxury within a budget.

Each of the modern holiday apartments has a private balcony and full kitchen facilities and enjoy direct access to the beach.

  • Location: Hastings Street
  • Price from: A$245
  • Sleeps: 2 to 4
  • What makes it unique? You’ll have three beautiful heated pools to choose from!

Saks on Hastings

A heated pool and a rooftop terrace are just two of the things that makes Saks one of the most popular options in Noosa for accommodation on Hastings Street. And it’s no surprise why!

As well as these added luxuries, Saks offers all of its guests spacious and modern self-catered apartments equipped with a full kitchen. Add in the fact that it’s just moments away from the soft sand and turquoise waters, and you’re in for a winner of a hotel for your trip.

  • Location: Hastings Street
  • Price from: $450
  • Sleeps: 2 to 7
  • What makes it unique? A rooftop terrace with sweeping views over Noosa Main Beach.

Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas

Harbouring the perfect balance between a hotel and a villa, Peppers Noosa offers guests the best of both worlds. Splashing out on a villa here will give you complete independence and peace of mind to enjoy your holiday as you wish, while still enjoying the luxuries a five-star hotel provides.

Luxuries that include a highly-regarded restaurant, swanky cocktail bar, two heated swimming pools, a small fitness centre, games room and a day spa.

  • Location: Noosa National Park
  • Price from: A$650
  • Sleeps: 2 to 9
  • What makes it unique? Some villas come with their own private pools.

With so many great accommodation choices available, choosing where to stay in Noosa to suit your taste and budget should be a piece of cake!

Whether you choose to stay in an apartment that overlooks one of the secluded beaches or one that sits on busy Hastings Street, we wish you a lovely holiday.

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