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Golden Sands Motor Inn

6 Head St, Forster, New South Wales 2428 Australia
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#5 of 8 motels in Forster
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The Golden Sands Motor Inn at Forster is the place to stay for holidays, weekends away, and business. There are 24 motel rooms varying from budget double, queen standard and twin, premium and twin premium, family, and wheelchair to two three bedroom self contained apartments. We are a minutes walk to the beach/lake and the same to shops, cafes, and restaurants as well as an on site restaurant, Blue Water Restaurant, International Cuisine. All motel rooms have Austar, airconditioning, free wireless internet, and all expected amenities.The three bedroom units are large with lock up garages.We are the friendly motel in the heart of Forster.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast in the room
Golf course
Hiking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Horseback riding
Darts
Fishing
Shuttle bus service
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Iron
Coffee / tea maker
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English

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6 Head St, Forster, New South Wales 2428 Australia
Golden Sands Motor Inn
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Mel wrote a review Sept 2023
Newcastle, Australia5 contributions
We stayed 2 nights. Easy booking and check in. Room was clean with all the essentials. It’s small and older compared to some of the luxury units in town but shouldn’t be overlooked. It’s affordable, quiet, clean and when visiting it has all you need, good clean room, comfortable bed, hot shower, etc. Would stay there again.
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Bkett wrote a review June 2023
Melbourne, Australia13 contributions3 helpful votes
Great location June 2023 Very clean, quiet and comfortable. Friendly reception on arrival. Location was great, right next door to the bowling club that had great meals. Best rissoles and veges I have ever had. The motel also supplies vouchers for free drinks and club membership. Easy walk for walkers to the beach, river and shops.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Room Tip: Get to the bowling club for a meal. Go to the beachfront for a coffee.
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928annj wrote a review Feb 2023
Ipswich, Australia91 contributions29 helpful votes
We have just stayed at this motel for 2 nights and we would definitely stay here again. It was very clean and comfortable with all the amenities we needed. It is in a great location close to the beach and eateries. The owner was very pleasant and helpful.
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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LeanneS wrote a review July 2022
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Great little motel. Extremely clean and comfortable and felt at home. Staff went out of their way to accomodate. Stayed on my way down and liked it so much that I booked for my trip back as well. Would definitely stay again next time I’m in the area.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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jubi52 wrote a review July 2022
Melbourne, Australia110 contributions91 helpful votes
We made a direct booking based on trip advisor recommendations, and it was all it was cracked up to be. A small, but spotless room, comfy mattress and clean bathroom. Easy walking distance to local restaurants and beach. Reasonably priced, would be happy to stay again.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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FredWilliamson wrote a review Mar 2022
Sydney153 contributions27 helpful votes
The room was adequately sized and with the normal range of facilities. I was upgraded to a family suite. Clean and tidy. Not so quiet because of main road outside my window. Conveniently located near shopping centre, eateries, etc. Pleasant staff. I would stay here again.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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gt1971 wrote a review Mar 2021
Taree, Australia2 contributions1 helpful vote
We were in Forster for a wedding when the floods came and we couldn't get home...The management and/or lady on reception was fantastic... nothing was too much trouble for her....even holding our room in case we had to turn around and come back...costing her a room for the night as we did make it home. Rooms are clean and comfortable... location is perfect right in the centre of town.... I would 100% recommend anyone looking for somewhere to stay in Forster check this one out as you won't be disappointed
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Rutna R wrote a review Feb 2021
Greater Sydney, Australia22 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed at Golden Sands for 2 nights, it is a great location to the beach and restaurants at an affordable price. Just 1 street away from the beach. Easy walk to the shops and back streets. Will definitely stay there again.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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KnightinShining wrote a review Dec 2020
The Entrance, Australia20 contributions6 helpful votes
Extremely competitively priced Clean Tidy Rooms Friendly hosts Very central to Forster main beach and Main Street To those on a budget this will definitely suit , there are family rooms , air con , WiFi , swimming pool is clean , outside tables at each room Most things in walking distance Cannot Fault Our Stay at all
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 7 Dec 2020
Thank you so much, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Heather J wrote a review Nov 2020
Sydney, Australia37 contributions12 helpful votes
This is an older style motel but it has been thoughtfully renovated. Rooms have a microwave, crockery and cutlery and outside tables so you can have a meal in your room. There is a rear lane with direct access into the township and beaches of Forster. We parked the car when we arrived and didn't get into it again until it was time to leave. Although you are only 2 minutes walk from town, the motel is still very quiet. There is a nice atmosphere and we met several guests who told us that if they couldn't get into this particular motel, they didn't bother visiting Forster.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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AU$160 - AU$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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Frequently Asked Questions about Golden Sands Motor Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Golden Sands Motor Inn?
Nearby attractions include Forster Main Beach (0.2 km), Gregory Reserve (0.4 km), and Forster Bicentennial Walk (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Golden Sands Motor Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Golden Sands Motor Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Golden Sands Motor Inn?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Golden Sands Motor Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Golden Sands Motor Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Spice Monkey, Beach Street Seafood, and Beach Bums Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Golden Sands Motor Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Golden Sands Motor Inn have airport transportation?
Yes, Golden Sands Motor Inn offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Golden Sands Motor Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Forster.
Is Golden Sands Motor Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.