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Golden Sands

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1211 S Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durham, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Gretna, Virginia
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31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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... More 

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USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 More 

Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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... More 

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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 More 

Wake Forest, North Carolina
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Hurdle Mills, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family vacations here at least once a year and we haven't been disappointed yet! With two pools, a restaurant, tiki bar and ocean front views the only thing this place is missing is a spa. My husband and I even had our wedding here. We love it!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely love this place! Except for breakfasts, you truly never have to leave. You have the ocean, the pool, Golden Sands Restaurant, a pier going out over the ocean with the infamous "Tiki Bar" The rooms are very nice and roomy and the view is Awesome!! I would rather spend my free time here then anywhere! Oh and don't... More 

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