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Golden Sands

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27 Dec.28 Dec.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Indoor pool
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50Car recommended
Grade: 50 out of 100
19Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
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All reviews ocean grill split room indoor pool tiki bar and restaurant attached restaurant room was clean older building place to stay small balcony ocean view get away fridge and microwave beachfront hotel easy access to beach coffee maker wonderful hotel non smoking
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I loved staying here.The staff was very friendly and accommodations were clean and roomy. Every room has a view of the beautiful ocean. A short walk to an amazing beach and other restaurants. It was quiet, the views are gorgeous...and the food at the local...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Barbara Z
Response from goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden SandsResponded 1 week ago

We thank you for choosing to stay with us and for allowing us to be a part of your vacation. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and and that our staff was able to help make it an enjoyable one. We...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

For just under $100/night got a king bed room with balcony and ocean view (available in all rooms) plus microwave and frig. Though it's rather a basic hotel in terms of niceties, it does have good amenities like indoor and outdoor pool, attached restaurant/bar, free...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Marannstar
Response from goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden SandsResponded 1 week ago

We thank you for staying with us, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will choose to stay with us again.

Reviewed 18 October 2018

We booked this place, not having high expectations, but only because the other hotels were booked. The location is great--good beach access, and the Tiki Bar is right there. Only problem was, the Tiki Bar closed very early every day...what??? What is the point of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Christy M
Response from goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden SandsResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Unfortunately the Tiki Bar is not run by the hotel it has its own management so the hotel does not have any control over their...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

First thing that was impressive is that I called and actually got to speak with a person instead of having to press 1 or speak my destination( I hate automated phone stuff). They did a great job accommodating my needs for a room. The place...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Tammie H
Response from goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden SandsResponded 1 week ago

We thank you for choosing to stay with us and for allowing us to be a part of your vacation. We are happy that we where able to accommodate you and that our staff was able to help make your stay enjoyable. Our housekeeping staff...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

I don't understand how a hotel that is so tired can charge the prices it does during the off-season. With the boardwalk closed and few restaurants available we left after one night and moved to a hotel in Wilmington.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank pax222
Response from goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden SandsResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for staying with us. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us we do our best to try to accommodate all of our guest but we do understand that we can not please everybody.

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26 July 2018|
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Response from MisterBeach2012 | Reviewed this property |
It is family friendly. There are not too many 4 star resorts in the area. While this property has been there for many years it is well maintained. As far as accommodations at Carolina Beach goes, it is in the top 10%.
9 June 2017|
Response from goldensandsmotel | Property representative |
A split room is where the beds are separated by a wall to give you a little more privacy and it has two TV'S
6 June 2017|
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Response from Mefarrior | Reviewed this property |
Also see Winnerboats for sunset and moonlight cruise info. They do fishing and day tours as well. Looks fun. On Canal St. See Trip Advisor under things to do. We saw the evening trip getting ready to depart with fun music... More
Room Tips
"Stayed on top level (732) for good ocean view but it did overlook sort of unsightly things below."
24 Oct. 2018
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"Spring for the ocean front rooms 3rd floor and above in the annex."
20 Aug. 2018
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"We were in room 214 nice King bed with balcony."
19 Feb. 2018
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"All rooms have ocean view but only 7 stories. I'd prefer the higher levels."
14 Nov. 2017
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USD 99 - USD 123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesNorth CarolinaCarolina Beach
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