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Golden Sands

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1211 S Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Rooms were very clean and updated. Staff was very nice and informational when needed. Beachfront rooms with great view. Bed was very comfortable and nicely made. Private balcony looking out onto the ocean. Highly recommend.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had some business at Ft bragg mid week and since that brought us so close to the shore we decided to take an off season mini-vacation. Checked TA for places to stay in Carolina beach and found this gem. Because I read the previous reviews I knew to choose a higher floor to obtain a good... More 

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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Very nice amenities and very clean. Comfortable bed, nice-sized room with balcony viewing the ocean and Carolina Beach pier. Large bathroom with all modern fixtures, tile and tub / shower surround. Ample permit parking for guests. Secure building requiring members to use room key to enter the lobby.

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Cary, North Carolina
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The check in and check out process was so fast and easy, which made me super happy. The place is right on the beach so there is a lot of wear and tear on this building. It was actually pretty gross, in my opinion. But, we slept there for 2 nights, so it could not have been that bad. It... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This was my first trip to Carolina Beach. After searching for a hotel, I settled on Golden Sands. I must say overall I was fairly well-pleased with the hotel. The positives are it's oceanfront, kitchenette rooms are available, indoor heated pool, handicapped rooms also available, friendly staff, clean and neat appearance overall in hotel and rooms we were in. The... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

The room we stayed in had two queen sized beds and a love seat that could be converted to a bed. The layout of the room was one bedroom as one walks in the door, a large hallway with the bathroom to to right and finally a second queen bed in the living room. It is not two rooms but... More 

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Elon, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Great ocean views and terrific split bedroom with bath in between contributed to a wonderful stay. The motel has a bit of age on it, but is sparkling clean and very comfortable! I highly recommend staying here for long or short vacation.

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1 Thank Alamancefriend
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Great accommodations with all rooms facing the Ocean. Friendly atmosphere with a "Local's" feel. Nothing fancy but very nice front desk staff and 'Clean' well furnished rooms and great beds! We go at least 2-3 times a year and that won't change.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I was expecting a worn and older looking room but was surprised with the updated decor, the cleanliness and friendliness of the hotel staff. And the pier with Tiki bar was excellent fun. I would definitely book here again. Don;t expect a 5 star place but for the money it was a terrific bargain, and clean, too. Plus, everything in... More 

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Greenville SC
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Stayed for a weekend here. While the room itself was good (clean, no bugs) and the front staff was very nice , there wasn't anything that set this establishment apart from the rest. All the appliances worked. Nothing looked to be very new. Half of the rooms set over the pool, while nice, you hardly can say it's a private... More 

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