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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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to rest and relax, especially since the price is right. The service and pleasant guests made this a spot we would love to visit again in the future. With the Ocean Grill right next to us, we were able to enjoy a few cocktails as the wind kissed our skin. Definitely a great experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife an I went an had a great time everything was very nice the staff was very nice an helpful an the price per night was about 40 dollars cheaper thn other hotels on the ocean I've stayed at I will definitely be staying there this time next year!

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I came here for our honeymoon. The staff was genuinely very friendly and made you feel at home. Spotless and neat room, hallways, windows, floors, everything. Had a perfect view of the ocean from the balcony. Indoor and outdoor pools and beach access. Security is great, you have to slide your card to get in the hotel.... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Golden Sands hotel - we won't be staying here again. Our first tip-off should have been that we were fully charged for our room before we could check in. The front desk staff are not friendly. There are rules posted everywhere of what not to do, and a threatening notice in the bathroom that they have counted and will charge... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The toilet is so wobbly, you feel you are sitting in a dingy during a storm. Everything chrome is rusted. The balcony smells like urine. The air conditioning does not reach the alcove where the second bed is located. There are actual holes in the wall where things like switch plates and outlet covers don't quite match up. I'm sorry... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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147 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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