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Golden Sands

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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Easton, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful week at the beginning of September, 2014 in this hotel. It was quiet, relaxing and extremely clean everything: room, bathroom, bed, towels, etc. The little kitchenette space and the fridge was a very good addition to the facilities the hotel offered. It was good enough for us to have some breakfast in the room, and save... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first thing to know about Carolina Beach is that it is a small, older beach town that is not all about luxury or overly commercial. It is a good place to go with family and to just relax and enjoy the simplicity of it all. So with that in mind, Golden Sands is a great hotel in Carolina Beach.... More 

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Sterling, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stayed here in September without knowing anything more than what I found on Booking.com. High Points: All rooms have ocean views, the South side gets a prettier and longer view of the beach. All rooms also have a small balcony, just enough to sit and have a coffee/drink while enjoying the view. Rooms with kitchenettes are available which I liked... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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619 reviews 619 reviews
108 hotel reviews
458 helpful votes 458 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I stayed at the Golden Sands Motel for the weekend based on its location and price. Most of the lodging in Carolina Beach and surroundings appeared to be motels, not hotels or resorts in the traditional sense. Those expecting a full-service resort will be disappointed, as this place only provides the basic necessities. Prices change frequently depending on the day... More 

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Ashland, Ohio
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

great stay, really great rates, and staff, stayed for 3 days on recommendation of a service buddy hadn't planned on staying at Carolina beach until I heard about this hotel. The rooms were large with beautiful view of the ocean , large bathroom, clean and bright. great security and the restaurant attached was excellent . the bed was as good... More 

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

Thank you so much for your stay and we hope to see you again soon and thank you for your service to our country and our freedom. More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I give Golden Sands "Resort" 1 star. Exactly .5 star for each redeeming quality it has. If this place is rated #1 out of all the places to stay in Carolina Beach, the others must be dreadful!! First of all, it's considered a "resort". What resort have you ever heard of that 1. doesn't serve any sort of breakfast at... More 

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

We are very sorry you were unhappy if you would have contacted the office after your first night we would have gladly refunded the remaining days so you could have found something more to your liking.Our serta mattresses are brand new just put in this past spring but we know every ones likes are different and we do have our... More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

We wanted a nice weekend getaway and this was the perfect location. Our first thought about the property was how clean it was right down to the parking lot. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Golden Sands far exceeded our expectations. Will definitely be back!

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Thank you so much for your stay and we hope to see you again soon More 

Stowe, Vermont
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The room was spacious with two queen beds and a hide-a-bed. This worked well for two guys and a teenager. Nice refrigerator and bathroom. A little pricey, but in line for rooms in a beach town. Room was next to the lobby and pool, but it was quiet.

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Thank you so much for your stay and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Really loved the room until our iphone went missing. Can't say for sure what happened but if the room had had a safe like most hotels/motels we could have avoided this upset. Hotel is clean in a great area and great price. Went on to enjoy the rest of our road trip none the less :)

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

We are very sorry about your phone our housekeepers have been with us for many years and we have never had a problem with anything missing out of a room not to say there is always a first time but that one that was working your floor had been with us for over 10 years and was talked to and... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

The Golden Sands hotel is my go-to place to stay in Carolina Beach. The rooms are spacious and clean with beautiful views. The staff is friendly, helpful and very professional. The price is excellent and the atmosphere is wonderful. I just finished up a girls' trip here and we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. The added... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind words and we hope to see you again real soon. More 

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Address: 1211 S Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
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Number of rooms: 115
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