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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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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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147 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great spot for short stay, booked a room for one night so our Houston grandkids could frolic on the beach. Room was just what we needed, high in the newer north building with excellent view of the beach. Security was good in that you needed your room card to access the building and also the beach. Staff was pleasant and... More 

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here for a couple of days in August with a friend. We had a room with 2 queen-size beds with a "partial ocean view". I expected the view to be more obstructed than it was--really we could see the ocean very well. The room was large, with fridge, microwave, iron, hair dryer, etc. I didn't notice noise from... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for a short weekend trip! Rooms were exceptionally clean! Had a split double room- and for 3 nights it was just right! Management very friendly and helpful- enjoyed ocean front view-tiki bar and onsite restaurant convenient - within short walk of my other restaurants too- I like that its location is quieter than the Marriott - which is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was exceptionally clean, quiet & EVERY room is beachfront! Room included a king bed, a sleeper sofa and an easy chair. Flat screen TV. Small balcony with 2 chairs where we enjoyed listening to and watching the ocean! Indoor and outdoor pool as well as an oceanfront restaurant and a tiki bar on the pier. Looking forward to... More 

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Brandon,fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose this hotel on the basis of their ad and proximity to the family I was visiting. It was not new by any means, but very clean and well appointed, with microwave, refrig and sofa bed. I saw many families enjoying the pool and beach. My room, for instance was big enough for a family and allow them all... More 

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Bowie, MD
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our original summer vacation plans had to be canceled due to a family illness. My husband tried desperately to find another accommodation so we could at least have a short getaway. He booked a double queen oceanfront room at the Golden Sands and I am so glad he did. The view from our room was beautiful. We were on the... More 

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

We are so glad you found us and gave us a try.Thanks also for taking the time to comment and yes we are very proud of our staff none of us are perfect but we have a crew that really tries and cares. More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about the hotel is the onsite restaurant and Tiki Bar and the rooms have some practical features. We got the split room with two queens which was very convenient since one of us is an early to bed person and the other two are late night people. The only negative about that is that the AC is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend Golden Sands!! My husband and I decided at the last minute that we needed to get away while the kids are away. Every dollar that we spent was well worth it. God willing I will definitely visit again, with the kids. I don't have any complaints!! Staff was friendly, great location, awesome ocean view from 416, easy... More 

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Janesville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very happy with my choice. Our family of four- 2adults & 2 teen girls stayed in a split room on the fifth floor. Every morning I woke up to the sight and sound of the ocean and many times watched the am surfers do their thing, while having coffee on the balcony. Split room was worth the extra money, as... More 

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Garner, North Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A typical beach hotel, nothing fancy. Hotel staff and cleaning crew were all friendly. Rooms and bathrooms were clean.Indoor pool was a bit gross (corroded metal doors) but the outdoor pool was great.

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