Mantra at Sharks

- Southport, Gold Coast

Melia Ct, Southport QLD
Mantra at Sharks
Melia Ct
Southport, QLD  4215

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
Check-out Time
Reception Hours
24 hours
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Free onsite parking

Hotel Policies

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Stay at the new Mantra at Sharks

Southport Sharks, is a premier dining and entertainment district with a multi-purpose events centre, two restaurants, café, five bars, fitness centre- and now home to superior Southport accommodation brought to you by Mantra Hotels.

Mantra at Sharks is a brand new, 120 room Gold Coast hotel only minutes walk from Griffith University, Gold Coast University Hospital and beautiful Broadwater. Access to all Southport Sharks facilities, including for conferences and weddings, combined with Mantra hospitality, makes this Southport hotel a destination to rival the best hotels of Surfers Paradise.

Choose from a Studio Queen, Studio King or King Suite, all with free WiFi and the latest in fittings and décor. If none of the five bars inside Sharks appeals, head upstairs to our very own Rooftop Bar, with its decadent cocktail menu and sensational views. Make the most of our free onsite parking, or 24 hour reception, there for your convenience.


Stay 2 nights or more and save up to 10%*. Includes WiFi and parking. Valid in selected room types.

*Conditions apply. Valid for sale until 31 Mar 19. Valid for travel until 30 Sep 19.
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Features & Facilities

Because Mantra at Sharks is right next door to one of Queensland’s largest licensed clubs, guests have an incredible choice of facilities, including 6 bars, 3 eateries and a menu of entertainment options. Dining choices range from coffee and café style snacks, to tapas, to buffet meals, to a la carte and award-winning fine dining.

Guests who are looking for a special experience should head to the hotel’s stunning Aviary Rooftop Bar and enjoy panoramic 360 degree views of the Gold Coast hinterland, the Surfers Paradise skyline and sparkling Broadwater with its surrounding parkland.

Some hotel gyms consist of just a few machines, but not Southport Sharks Health & Fitness, one the Gold Coast’s finest fitness facilities. For the price of a casual pass get access to 160 of state of the art machines and 110+ group classes.


  • 24 hour reception
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Children’s play area
  • Guest Laundry
  • Aviary Rooftop Bar
  • A choice of six bars, including our spectacular hotel roof bar.
  • Carmody’s Restaurant & Bar (modern steak restaurant)
  • Frenzy Food Court (a la carte lunches & dinners plus dinner buffet)
  • Café
  • Cabana Bar and Lounge (serving tapas)
  • Gaming room
  • Live music every day and night
  • Live DJ Saturday nights
  • Karaoke, trivia nights, kids discos – something for everyone!
  • Conference facilities for 10 to 1000
  • 500 free car park spaces
  • Photocopying
  • Conference packages

Aviary Rooftop Bar

This exclusive venue is located on Level 5, nestled on top of the Mantra at Sharks hotel. Aviary Rooftop Bar features sweeping views of the iconic Surfers Paradise skyline in one direction and the Gold Coast Hinterland the other. For those seeking a truly open-air experience, The Nest is a green space on the rooftop, where you can soak up the sun and stars.


Event Centre

Your event at Mantra at Sharks will be unique, professional & completely tailored to your requirements. With over 500 free car parks, a dedicated entrance point & adaptable rooms catering for 10 to 1000 guests, we offer tailored events packages that won’t just meet your needs but also exceed your expectations.


Gym Facility

No hotel gym can compete with Southport Sharks Health + Fitness, the Gold Coast’s largest fitness facility. It offers the latest strength and cardio conditioning equipment, 110+ group classes, mind-body classes and a crèche facility for children from six weeks to six years, every Monday to Friday morning.

Room Types

These comfortable, 19 square metre rooms with ensuite bathrooms are located on levels 1-4 of the hotel and feature plush, queen size bedding. They provide the perfect sanctuary for the solo traveller or couple. Maximum of 2 people.

  • 1-2 people
  • Bedroom with queen bed
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • 43”LCD TV
  • Movies on demand
  • Air conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Tea and coffee making
  • WiFi Internet

For that extra bit of room for singles or couples to stretch out in, these spacious 24 square metre rooms are the ideal choice. You choose how you would like your super comfortable bedding configured- either as two king singles or a king-sized double. Maximum of 2 people.

  • 1-2 people
  • Bedroom with 2 king singles or a king-sized bed
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • 43”LCD TV
  • Movies on demand
  • Air conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Tea and coffee making
  • WiFi Internet

These rooms feature a separate bedroom, lounge/dining room, kitchenette and ensuite bathroom laid out over a generous 42 square metres. This room type is ideal for guests who wish to stay a little longer. Maximum of 2 people.

  • 1-2 people
  • Bedroom with a king-sized bed
  • Kitchenette
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • 43”LCD TV
  • Movies on demand
  • Air conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Tea and coffee making
  • WiFi Internet


Dining At Mantra at Sharks


Guests of Mantra at Sharks have an array of delectable dining options to choose from: globally inspired tapas dishes, your choice of a la carte or buffet dinners, or treat yourself to multi-award winning fine dining featuring local, certified organic produce served on white linen, accompanied by a spectacular wine list.

In total, two restaurants, a lounge bar and a café offer a feast of food choices to a hungry guest, including vegetarian, vegan & gluten free meals.

Aviary Rooftop Bar

Picture you and your friends sipping on decadent cocktails, enjoy authentic Italian pizzas and delightful sharing dishes at the latest Gold Coast rooftop bar. This exclusive venue is located on Level 5, nestled on top of the Mantra at Sharks hotel. From the moment the lift doors open you will be greeted by stylish, clean design with a playful edge – so dress to impress! Aviary Rooftop Bar features sweeping views of the iconic Surfers Paradise skyline in one direction and the Gold Coast Hinterland the other. It is an enclosed rooftop space with large windows offering an open-air experience. For those seeking a truly open-air experience, The Nest is a green space on the rooftop, where you can soak up the sun and stars.


Carmody’s menu is a celebration of the very best in locally sourced and organic produce. Savour the taste of the freshest organic meats, poultry, seafood or vegetarian dishes, explore a wine list featuring some interesting new world wines and enjoy the impeccable service that turns having dinner into fine dining.

Frenzy Food Court

The main dining area of Southport Sharks Club offers all sorts of lunchtime meal choices, from burgers and sliders to full blown meals, including classics like chicken schnitz, US style pork spareribs or steak from the grill, with other dietary options catered for as well. There’s even more choice at for dinner with a buffet or a la carte.

Cabana Bar & Lounge

For a sophisticated social experience involving cabana lounge booths, decadent cocktails, tasty tapas dishes from around the world, live music and a chilled atmosphere. Open Wednesday from 5pm, Thurs – Sat from 4pm, and Sunday from 12 to 5 pm. Tapas available from Thurs – Sun.

The Cafe

The Café is the place to meet for coffee and freshly made sandwiches, baguettes, wraps, salads, gourmet pies, pastries, tasty quiches and more. Or if you have more of a sweet tooth, you’ll be tempted by our cake cabinet full of muffins, cheesecakes, tarts and slices. There's also a range of delicious beverages on offer, including cold press juices.

Mackenzie’s Sports Bar

The ultimate venue for any sports fan! Located near the front entrance of Southport Sharks, Mackenzie’s features TAB facilities, LED screens with live sports coverage, spacious beer garden with a HUGE 5.25m² screen and continuous LED newswire feeds for the latest in sporting news and results. Mackenzie’s Sports Bar is the official Gold Coast SUNS away game venue.

Box Coffee

Box Coffee co offers a unique experience for those that need their caffeine fix on the hop. Set inside what was once an industrial shipping container with a history stretching across the seas to far flung places, filled with the hopes and dreams of many.



If you have a vision of how you’d like your wedding to be, let Mantra at Sharks help you realise it. Picture your outdoor wedding ceremony in our garden gazebo, located on the leafy Village Green, or consider indoors for a more intimate gathering. The exquisite selection of reception rooms at Sharks Event Centre includes the Riewoldt Room, featuring stunning floor-to-ceiling windows.

Choose from the vast array of catering options, room and table settings, lighting, theming and entertainment. With the expert help of our dedicated wedding co-ordinator, you will find anything is possible. Organise a tour of Sharks Events Centre today and let our team start to fulfil your wedding dreams

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The refurbished Sharks Events Centre is a multi-purpose facility boasting healthy and exciting menu selections, award-winning service and the latest in audiovisual & presentation technology.

A myriad of spaces and seating arrangements are offered to ensure your event runs smoothly, with a capacity for everything from intimate cocktail soirees to banquets for 650. Its central Gold Coast location and free parking for 500 cars makes it a popular choice for larger meetings, award dinners and speaker events.

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For generations the holiday playground for people from all walks of life, the Gold Coast attracts visitors from around the world, seeking its mix of beach hedonism, sporting facilities and thrilling attractions. With miles of surf beach, lush green rainforest just 18km from the coast, world-class golfing greens, health retreats that are second to none and theme parks that are constantly evolving, the Gold Coast richly deserves its advertising slogan ‘Famous for fun’.

Mantra at Sharks is ideally located for all sorts of visitors; those who need to be close to Griffith University or Gold Coast University Hospital; those seeking the thrills of the major theme parks; those who may prefer to stay out of Surfers, but be able to hop on a tram and be there in ten minutes. The tram also goes to the Gold Coast’s premium shopping centre, Pacific Fair at Broadbeach, or a 5 minute drive in the other direction is Harbourtown, famous for its big brand seconds stores and the savings they offer.

Here are just some of the great things to do that are right on your doorstep:

Things to do on the Gold Coast

  • Seaworld
  • Theme Parks
  • Night markets on the Esplanade – Each Wednesday, Friday and Sunday night
  • Q1 Sky Point/ Sky Point climb
  • Big game fishing
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Marina Mirage River Cruises
  • Early morning hot air ballooning
  • Southern Cross Day Tours
  • Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk
  • Dinner at Dracula’s Theatre Restaurant

Gold Coast events not to miss

  • Magic Millions Racing Carnival – January
  • Bleach Festival - March/April
  • Surfers Paradise Festival – April
  • Cooly Classic Ocean Swim - April
  • Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival - May
  • Cooly Rocks On - June
  • Gold Coast Airport Marathon - July
  • Gold Coast 600 V8 supercars – October


Contact Information
Melia Ct
Southport, QLD 4215

Points of Interest

  • Bus stop - 1 minute walk
  • Griffith University - 8 minute walk
  • Gold Coast University Hospital - 8 minute walk
  • Light rail - 8 minute walk
  • Broadwater Park - 5 minute drive
  • Harbourtown Shopping - 5 minute drive
  • Metricon Stadium - 13 minute drive
  • Pacific Fair Shopping - 20 minutes by light rail
  • Surfers Paradise - 10 minute drive
  • Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet'n'Wild - 10 minute drive
  • Sea World - 15 minute drive
  • Dreamworld - 17 minute drive
  • Gold Coast Airport - 30 minute drive


Mantra at Sharks is located within the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct, just 10 minutes from Surfers Paradise and five minutes from the stunning Gold Coast Broadwater.

Hotel Policies

Please note Mantra at Sharks requires a AUD$200 cash bond or credit card pre-authorisation on check in for all room types.
Car Parking
Mantra at Sharks offers on-site complimentary car parking (1 vehicle per room).