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Golden Sands

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1211 S Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Rating summary
  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our stay was everything i could ask for and more. The staff,location,atmosphere,and proximity to the beach were perfect!The rooms were very nice,the staff was friendly & accommodating.We felt welcome from the time we checked in until the time we checked out. I can't wait to go back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights the staff were super nice and helpful room was clean n great view quiet only thing was the wifi was out the whole 3days we were there they said it was supo to be fixed but it wasnt ever fixed by time we left but other than that would deff. Stay again !!! Kids loved it... More 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm normally too lazy to write reviews though I do read those by others, especially when it comes to hotels. I figured when I booked a hotel without a name brand attached it might be a bit run down, especially at the beach because that's very common. But this place was immaculate! Not fancy, but the room was good-sized and... More 

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

We are so glad you took a chance on us and we hope to see you back again soon.Thank you More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my two young daughters to this hotel today. The rooms were nice, easy check in, and good beach views. However, within about 3 hours of our stay, my daughter became very sick with a kidney stone. She has had them before, so we know what they are. We went to the room for about an hour and then... More 

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

We are very sorry your daughter got sick and you forgot to mention that we did refund you some of your money the very next morning when manager came in.We do understand that things happen but when you check in at 11:55 and check out at 5:55 and the room was messed up from the beds to all linen and... More 

New Bern, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a peaceful trip away from home and this hotel had every thing we needed. The room was great and the veiw from the second floor balcony was breathtaking. The room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. The staff were very nice and I know one thing; we will be back !

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you again More 

Marion, North Carolina
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently spent a week doing non-stop business in the Wilmington area of NC. Although the weather was cold and windy, this was a "Truly Refreshing" place to come home after a long day. Sunrises were BEAUTIFUL and sunsets just as nice. The staff were some of the friendliest people you will ever meet and go out of their way to... 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 More 

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Golden Sands Hotel is by far the cleanest hotel that I have ever stayed in. Our room was great with an awesome view of the ocean. It is obvious that this hotel keeps everything fresh, clean an up to date. Can't wait to visit again!

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

Thank you so much for your stay although we do not claim to be perfect we try really hard to keep everything up and clean is very very important to us.Thank you for noticing. More 

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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was even better than it looked online and we were so pleased. We stayed in the north tower on the 7th floor and our room was perfect. There was a small balcony overlooking the beach and water. The room was very large and the bathroom was large. There was only a shower, but it was huge and looked... 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. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Carolina Beach for a March race weekend and this hotel offered a great price in a convenient location for us. The 3rd floor oceanfront room was a nice plus. Our room was clean and housekeeping did a good job. Without the ocean view, however, I would rate this older hotel (our building) only 3/5. It definitely is... More 

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

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

Hudson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Based on the terrific location and excellent reviews of this hotel, we decided to book five nights in March and we were NOT disappointed! We stayed on the seventh (top) floor at the end of the hallway (building next to the one housing the office), which consisted of a king-size bed, large flat-screen TV, microwave, frig, coffeemaker, bathroom, couch, coffee... More 

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

Thank you so much for your stay.We do have our pools cleaned everyday by a pool service we are sorry you found it to be dirty we hope you come back to see us soon and if you ever have a problem with anything during your stay please call office and let us know we want you to be able... More 

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