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Golden Sands

1211 S Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Golden Sands
Ranked #1 of 17 hotels in Carolina Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norfolk, Va
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed here this past weekend Feb 14-16th. The hotel looked like it had been updated, we had a large room with a great view. We were here for a soccer tournament and asked for late check out on Sunday. While I understand that they don't usually do that especially since it is probably crowded during the summer, we were... More

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

Thank you for staying with us we are sorry that you did not believe that we had a group coming in as we did for the whole week .Our computers has symbols on each room that shows a reservation coming in so all we have to do is glaze at it and it was not hard to know we had... More

Charlotte, NC
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We stayed at Golden Sands for my birthday last summer. The pro is that it is right on the beach. Hotel is clean considering the sand that probably comes in and out. The indoor pool is loud and small. (Not sure why it is indoor in North Carolina when it is on the beach.) The room was clean, but very... More

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

We really appreciate your business and we are really sorry if you did not realize we also had a outdoor pool.We provide the indoor pool for cooler days and a lot of people just do not like being in the sun at the outdoor pool.We hope you come back to see us as we have just got through updating all... More

Martinsville, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at Golden Sands. We stayed in the North tower. If you want a nice view of the ocean from that building, ask for a higher level floor because the lower level floors overlook a building containing an indoor pool. The buildings are key-card entry (everything accessible with your keycard - indoor pool,... More

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

Thank you for your stay,we hope to see you again in the near future. More

NC
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This hotel was absolutely perfect for our Carolina Beach getaway. It has a down home feel to it as the office staff is very friendly (and country I might add). Just good ol’ southern people. We stayed in the north (newer) building which is 100% non-smoking. This particular building appeared to be in a lot better shape than the other,... More

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

Thank you so much for staying with us and we hope to see you again in the near future. More

Pikeville, Kentucky
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34 reviews 34 reviews
34 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I was very pleased with this hotel in Carolina Beach. It may not be ultra luxurious, but it is nice enough and the price is right, too. My room was spacious with two beds and an oceanfront balcony. The on-site Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar are outstanding...great service and truly excellent fresh seafood. The peel and eat shrimp and crab... More

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

Thank you so much for your stay.We really do appreciate our customers and try our best to keep a very clean and friendly hotel for all. More

Clinton, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Ooops, forgot to write the review from our stay in June 2013: My wife and I were visiting friends nearby and since their house was being painted, we needed a place to stay for four nights. We chose the Golden Sands from the online description and Tripadvisor. It's a delightful place to stay! It's sitting on the beach so with... More

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

We're really appreciate you choosing us. We thank you for your visit and hope to see you back again soon. More

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We spent four pleasant nights at the Golden Sands. Front desk people are great. Very friendly and helpful. We only checked one other location before selecting the Golden Sands. This is not a resort type location, but gives great value for the money. Pluses include the Tiki bar and Ocean View restaurant, and small gift shop for snacks. We stayed... More

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

Thank you so much for your stay and we hope to see you again soon.We will doing a lot of updating in that building this winter so be sure to come back to see us More

Leland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We stayed at the Golden Sands in July to have some time on the beach. It was a good choice. The staff very nice and helpful with area information, The hotel is right on the beach with plenty of parking. Rooms were very clean with refrigerator and microwave, 2 beds with a wall separation for privacy and a sofa bed.... More

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

Thank you so much for staying with us and we hope to see you back soon. More

Mebane, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We stayed for one night this weekend and were blown away. The customer service is first class. Rooms are simple, clean, and have amazing views. We lucked out with a live band on the pier, so were able to get an amazing show right off the back patio. I have stayed at many places in the past, from motel to... More

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

So glad you stayed with us and had a great time.We try very hard to make our customers feel at home and really appreciate each and everyone of them.Please come back to see us soon. More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Just got back from this hotel at Carolina Beach and have to say I was pleasantly surprised. Shouldn't have been based on the reviews. But I was as I'm used to staying at Marriotts or Disney :-). The room was spotless and very comfortable. We were top floor room 501. We had a separate room where there was a bed... More

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

Thank you so much for staying with us and we hope to see you back soon. More

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Additional Information about Golden Sands

Address: 1211 S Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 17 hotels in Carolina Beach
Also Known As:
Golden Sands Hotel
Golden Sands Carolina Beach

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