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Best Western City Sands

Corner Of Bank And Corrimal Street Corner Of Bank And Corrimal Street, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500 Australia
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Located in Wollongong,NSW, the Best Western City Sands is sure to provide a peaceful and comforting home away from home for any traveler. Each Best Western hotel provides free internet access, giving guests the opportunity to check emails and surf the web, all from the comforts of their room or the business center. With cleanliness and value being our top priority, we ensure a restful and productive stay. On top of that, our superior customer service will ensure that we meet all your needs and go beyond your expectations.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Beach
Golf course
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Parking
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Vending machine
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Room service
Seating area
Separate dining area
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Minibar
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Park View
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English
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Corner Of Bank And Corrimal Street Corner Of Bank And Corrimal Street, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500 Australia
Best Western City Sands
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brearnagray wrote a review Nov 2023
Central Coast, Australia1 contribution
The best western city sands was a great family friendly affordable accomodation. The room was huge, clean and the staff helpful. There’s even a great park at the location. There’s also a beautiful golf course, bar and restaurant onsite
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Responded 28 Nov 2023
Dear brearnagray, Thank you so much for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back when you next travel to Wollongong. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy new Year. Regards,
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SSVR-W547 wrote a review Aug 2023
Shellharbour, Australia25 contributions8 helpful votes
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Nice place to stay with some disappointments for the money. We stayed in a top floor suite. Room was very comfortable and very clean. Staff were wonderful. Issue with the cost of the room was small but important for the cost of the room. No TV in the bedroom and single spilt system air con for the whole room. It sounds petty but at the cost of the room I assumed the bedroom would have a TV and a separate air con. Issue with a single air con is that your choice is a too warm night before bed and a good sleep or a pleasant evening and a cold night. Room had 1 bedroom for couples and I assumed that it would include a TV. The TV in the lounge room was very small. Again it sounds petty but for the money and being 2023 I would have expected more. Staff at the hotel were nothing but wonderful, the food at the restaurant on level 1 was sensational (eat there 2 nights) only thing that stopped 5 stars was the appointment of the room. Ocean view was wonderful
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Parking is in a normal club car park. Great if you have a big car, but it is exposed and...
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Response from Michael Zaja, Guest Services / Front Office at Best Western City Sands
Responded 31 Aug 2023
Dear SSVR-W547, Thank you so much for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Wollongong. Kind regards, Michael
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Peggysue wrote a review July 2023
Gold Coast, Australia731 contributions164 helpful votes
Do not expect to be able to make anything more than a cup of tea or coffee in your apt. Only a microwave & a jug. No toaster, no cooktop and no breakfast offered from Golf Club. Reason is that toasters were setting off fire alarms, ok we are good with that but why not offer breakfast even if to go. Never have we stayed in accommodation that did not offer something, so off to a local Cafe for breakfast...missing out here BW. We were in a 1 bedroom Ocean view. Wld have been nice to sit out & admire said view, but no outdoor furniture..wt!! Furniture in apt has seen better days. Positive note: Place was pretty clean just the cups needed an extra clean by us, good drying towels & plenty of blankets & pillows. There is a free laundry of washer & dryer which surprised, just have to pay for the laundry detergent. Oh & joy of joys a very clean iron Dinner in Golf club was very good
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Date of stay: July 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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ironmandreamer wrote a review Mar 2023
Fremantle, Australia124 contributions15 helpful votes
This Best Western Wollongong with golf course and ocean views is a hidden gem. Exceptional location and fantastic value. Very clean and with good sized room. I’m really happy to recommend this hotel to one and all…
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Date of stay: March 2023
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Responded 27 Mar 2023
Dear ironmandreamer, Thank you so much for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next travel to Wollongong. Please contact me directly. Kind regards,
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Valli58 wrote a review Mar 2023
Perth, Australia21 contributions11 helpful votes
My family and I stayed at the great western, I’d definitely recommend. Great place to stay with family, play area in the restaurant and in the outdoor area. Walking distance to the beautiful beach. Staff were friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Responded 2 Mar 2023
Dear Valli58, Thank you so much for your positive review. Our outdoor area has only just been completed so we're happy that you enjoyed the experience. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Wollongong. have a great weekend! Regards,
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JBrien23 wrote a review Feb 2023
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Perfect Hotel close to all things I needed to do in Wollongong, Restaurant and bar was perfect for my needs also had room service you basically have everything you need at this property. Would definitely stay again
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Responded 10 Feb 2023
Dear JBrien, Thank you so much for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back when you next travel to Wollongong. kind regards,
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Narelle H wrote a review Dec 2022
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We have come to visit friends for an early Xmas … the Hotel rooms are great . But!!! Because it is a golf club the facilities are fantastic but parking !!!!! They have a large car park and as I am disabled the many disabled parks out front of hotel are full of non disabled cars … no permits are visible in all 10 or more parking spots . When my husband questioned the receptionist about it he was told that it is a private car park and they had tried stickers but didn’t work . So they just let people park there . This is not acceptable .
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 14 Dec 2022
Hi Narelle, Thank you for your review. We rely on our members and guests to do the right thing and not park in our disabled parking spots. Most do the right thing and some do not. This has been brought about by the construction of our kids play ground which limited parking spots whilst in construction and also increased patronage due to Christmas Party visitation. This still doesn't make it right. We will do our best moving forward to ensure an increased presence during busy periods as a deterrence for anyone wanting to use the carpark and we apologize for any inconvenience caused. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Wollongong. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Regards,
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Simon M wrote a review Nov 2022
17 contributions1 helpful vote
I arrived late, after a bus trip from Canberra, tired and weary. As I arrived, the receptionist was friendly, the surroundings seemed fresh, and the room were very tastefully designed and functional. Nevertheless, at this time, because the surroundings were dark and my concentration was waning, I did not really think too much about the room. At about 6.30 in the morning, as I awoke, I could hear some soft murmuring outside. When I opened the blinds, for the first time, I realised that I was facing the green undulations of a sweeping golf course, with the ocean crashing powerfully just behind. With the sun beaming down softly on the golfers, who were quietly practicing their putts nearby, the scene reminded me of an expansive painting. I felt absolutely enthralled while eating breakfast on a long balcony that overlooked the course, the ocean, and the escarpment to the right. Although I would not usually assign 5 stars to a hotel that does provide the pokies--my pet hate--the scene and service trumped these concerns
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded 14 Dec 2022
Dear simomnnA1122PU, Thank you so much for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Wollongong. Regards,
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Poodle07 wrote a review Nov 2022
Terrigal, Australia190 contributions65 helpful votes
Very clean room exceptionally friendly staff nothing it was a problem totally enjoyable time, I would recommend this hotel to anybody travelling to the Wollongong area. The restaurant service and food was beyond my expectation
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Responded 21 Nov 2022
Dear Poodle07, Thank you so much for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back when next in Wollongong. have a Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous New Year. Regards,
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Jenny H wrote a review Nov 2022
Sydney, Australia25 contributions33 helpful votes
We booked 3 rooms for a golf trip .They were booked over the phone by one person two months previous.The person taking the booking was asked if they required the names of other guests so there was no mistake that the booking was for 3 rooms however on arrival they only had one room for us and were fully booked .Although they did apologise ,they were less than helpful in finding us anywhere else to stay.Fortunately ,we eventually found somewhere after numerous phone calls but we then had to stay a a much more expensive. The whole matter was handled badly and we were treated as if it was our fault! Very distressing and not good enough.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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AU$201 - AU$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Best Western City Sands
Which popular attractions are close to Best Western City Sands?
Nearby attractions include Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (0.4 km), Steelers Club (0.4 km), and Saint Dimitrija Solunski Macedonian Orthodox Church (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Best Western City Sands?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Best Western City Sands?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Best Western City Sands?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Best Western City Sands?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Best Western City Sands?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jasmine Rice Thai Restaurant, Bucks Cafe, and Centro CBD.
Are any cleaning services offered at Best Western City Sands?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Best Western City Sands offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Best Western City Sands?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Old Court House Wollongong (1.0 km), Miners Tribute Monument (5.4 km), and St Michael's Anglican Cathedral (0.8 km).
Does Best Western City Sands have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Best Western City Sands accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.