REST AREA FOR US NAVY
COOLANGATTA LEAVE AREA
MC'DONALD'S HOTEL GRANDE, COOLANGATTA
McDonald's Hotel Grande at Coolangatta was one of two Hotels in the Tweed Heads/Coolangatta area used by the US Navy exclusively for US Navy Submariners from the Brisbane Submarine Base at New Farm in Brisbane. The hotel was located on the corner of Griffith Street and Dixon Street Coolangatta. The other hotel was the Pacifique Hotel at Tweed Heads.
McDonald's Hotel Grande, Coolangatta
State Library of Queensland:- Image number:61426
US Army Service Band playing outside a cafe in the grounds of the Hotel Grande, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, 1943
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