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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This family owned property is well run and exceptionally clean. The welcome provided by the front desk staff sets the tone for the visit. The rooms are clean and comfortable with much care taken by the pleasant housekeepers. Starting with the morning sunrise over the ocean, the view is amazing. The on site Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar are fun...

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3Thank Lucy H
birdCarolinaBeachNc, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

We are glad you felt very comfortable from the time you walk in to our office ,we really appreciate our customers and try hard to make them feel a part of our Golden Sands family because each and everyone that stays with us is a part.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

This is our second year staying at Golden Sands and we couldn't be happier with our experiences. In spite of the holiday price tag, we eagerly returned, knowing our time and money would be well spent. Rooms are standard, mid-range, beach motel decor, so if you're looking for Ikea or Crate & Barrel decor, you won't get it here. What...

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5Thank victoriadaviswiley
birdCarolinaBeachNc, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again soon.

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The hotel was clean and comfortable. The rooms was a little hot for my taste despite the AC running all day and night, but there was also a fan in the room so that made it comfortable enough. The ocean view was awesome, and I liked that the restaurant and tikki bar were right there. We also really enjoyed the...

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birdCarolinaBeachNc, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your stay and we hope you will stay with us again son.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Very, very clean room. Ladies at the front desk very pleasant. HK, wow. Room had a great view and place was secure and quite. Maintenance, we had an AC issue within 10 min the AC was changed and even came and vacuumed around it. I manage hotels so takes a bit to impress me.

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4Thank Vickie H
birdCarolinaBeachNc, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

We thank you very much for your stay and yes we try to solve any issues as soon as we can.Thank you for taking the time to notice and your kind words.

Gretna, Virginia
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This is rated #1 hotel for Carolina Beach. I am surprised at that, but if due to service, friendly staff I would agree. They are very helpful, older and mature. I was looking for the #1 rated hotel/motel at Carolina Beach though and I must disagree with this rating when factoring in things beside the service/staff. It was clean and...

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1Thank James D
USA
Reviewed 29 June 2015

My husband decided at the last minute to take me to the beach for three days. I was concerned because he was able to book a room at the GOLDEN SANDS at the last minute. I wondered what type of place was the GOLDEN SANDS that he could acquire accommodations so easily at the height of the Summer Season. I...

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Charlotte, NC
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I wanted a little getaway. Beautiful hotel, awesome guest services. Rooms are large and clean. Nice Tiki bar in site. Loved it and will be back. There us plenty of parking. Everything is within walking distance. There is not one negative

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birdCarolinaBeachNc, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your stay and we hope you come back to see us real soon

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here on short notice, but will be coming back for a vacation. I'm a picky person when it comes to hotels, so if I say it's clean, I mean it. Plus, there is a popular restaurant on site and a great pier with a tiki bar! Kid friendly, too! Prices are good for rooms and food/drink!

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birdCarolinaBeachNc, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

So glad you found us and gave us a chance.We hope you come back soon

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Our recent visit to this hotel was fantastic, the front office staff are welcoming, and are helpful with any questions you have. As soon as you open the door to the hotel you smell a fresh breeze through out the building, The rooms are clean, and have plenty of fresh towels and linens. The pools are clean, and did I...

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birdCarolinaBeachNc, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words and taking the time to express them.Please come back to see us soon

Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights for a long weekend getaway. All of the rooms are oceanfront and I think all of them have private balconies. The staff in the office is exceptionally helpful and nice. You can tell that they truly care about whether you enjoy your stay. Housekeeping here is very efficient and does a great job. The...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Golden Sands

Address: 1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
Region: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Price Range: $130 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Sands 3*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Golden Sands Carolina Beach
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Carolina Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Carolina Beach
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