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The Sands Holiday Apartments

40 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at The Sands. Thanks lyn you were fantastic. Excellent rooms and location . We'll worth it. Room was huge with great views. Night markets a cross the road close to everything .will book this one again

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Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

So convenient to Cavill Avenue. Stayed on 6th floor and had a fantastic view. Yes it was a little dated but clean and comfortable. Has all the facilities including cooking and washing you would require.Good clean comfortable bed. Value for money. Quiet even though the Esplanade was between us and the beach. Would stay here again.

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oceankade, Manager at The Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you Karen for your kind review because it has been disappointing lately due to a bad young long term tenant and her domestic violence issues writing a number of bad reviews especially when she wasn't even a holiday guest and comments on my neat and trim uniform when she herself wore a uniform to work and commenting on a... More

sydney australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We booked 5 nights at The Sands in a 2 bedroom apartment on the sixth floor. The 120 degree ocean views are wonderful. The beds were lovely and comfortable. Some of the lounge furniture was a bit old but generally we were in heaven and increased our booking for another 2 nights. The evening night markets are just outside the... More

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Brisbane, Queensland.
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35 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I would rather pay a little more for a little better quality. It is cheaper than many other apartments in the area; but it is in a good convenient location and has all the facilities we needed. Not sure we would book this one again. They were not particularly friendly. Good spot and excellent view of the coast line.

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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Before arrival I called up to find out if I had to pay a bond on arrival, I was informed that I did not then when I arrived I was told I owed $350 for bond. When I couldn't pay that the onsite manager told me she could reduce it to $200 but I had only budgeted for a short,... More

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oceankade, Manager at The Sands Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

The guest has misunderstood that we do not take a bond it is a bank pre authorisation button on the eftpos machines which does a pre authorisation with their bank and no money is taken from their card. The apartments are all privately owned and it is like any hotel worldwide a pre authorisation of the credit card is taken... More

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

great location.but very tired needs updating.big room with some of the best views.one block from cavill ave.need to bring your own beach towels,I think the so called witch may well be misunderstood,I think she may be sick of the young punks who yahoo all hours of the night.

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

stayed a couple of days at the sands apartments,recently. great location with beautiful ocean views. room was very clean and comfortable bedding. manager very helpful with all my queries on where to go for dining and entertainment. Very good value for your money at these apartments.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

I had the unfortunate experience of staying here on Saturday night. I should have known when I first called up with an enquiry and spoke to a lady on the phone with the worst manners ever and then when trying to book this night, found the whole way backwards by having to fax her your information.... Who uses faxed nowadays?!!!!!... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012 via mobile

Upon arrival at the sands where we had booked just for the night for 2 people in a one bedroom apartment we struggled to find our way in. There was no signage for people arriving late. When we managed to find our way into reception it was all closed up. We rang the site manager who advised the key was... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Myself and three friends aged 18 - 21 years made a booking 4 months in advance for 11 nights. The day before we arrived we were advised the that the previous guest in our booked room didn't want to move out and we would have to take another room. Eh !! why wasn't this person told to move !!!! While... More

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Also Known As:
The Sands Holiday Apartments Hotel
The Sands Holiday Apartments Hotel Surfers Paradise
The Sands Holiday Apartments Gold Coast/Surfers Paradise
Address: 40 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
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Ranked #64 of 75 hotels in Surfers Paradise
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