The Commonwealth Games takes place in April 2018 in Queensland. Most of the events are in the Gold Coast from Coomera to Coolangatta. There are some events in Brisbane, Townsville and Cairns. Homestay.com has over 500 homestays in the area with average per person prices from $40 AUD per night. Staying with a homestay host family during the games offers an authentic insight into Aussie life in Queensland.
Below is our pick of hosts for the Games.
Very convenient for Carrara Stadium which will host the opening and closing ceremony and the Olympics. Belinda's peaceful three bedroom on a height ensures each bedroom has a very private, leafy outlook. There is a huge outdoor terrace overlooking the backyard so you can enjoy beautiful sunset views. Belinda is happy to let you use the kitchen yourself to avail of tea, coffee etc. But it would be her pleasure to provide meals for you too so just be sure to discuss all requirements before booking.
Coomera is home to the Indoor Sports Centre and will host Gymnastics Artistic, Gymnastics Rhythmic and Netball. David and Susan offer 1 family room to suit 3 people. It's a large family home within a private gated estate and can cater to anyone from singles to couples and families with children. They have a swimming pool, heated spa, 16 seat home theatre, home gym and an outdoor entertainment/bbq area.
Valerie's home is close to the Robina Stadium where the Rugby Sevens will take place. She has just retired after many years as a nurse. Herself and Edward her husband love socialising and meeting new people. They have travelled extensively and wish to return the hospitality shown on their travels. Her home has 2 guest bedrooms with private bathrooms.
Linda's home is close to the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre which holds the Basketball and Netball competitions. She has a 1 Double and 1 Twin room available with an amazing pool area. She is within walking distance of Chevron Island and the centre of Surfers Paradise.
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