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Golden Sands

1211 S Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Ranked #1 of 17 hotels in Carolina Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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 yesterday NEW

I live in Raleigh, NC....so rarely stay at the beach overnight and just go for day trips. But this past weekend I stayed at Golden Sands, and to my surprise, it was an excellent choice. The rooms are clean with great views, the staff is friendly and helpful, the pools were nice and the tiki bar was very conveniently located... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel! Very clean & great family staff at check-in. Ocean front rooms with indoor/outdoor pool. The Ocean Grill has the best Mahi tacos with Onsite Tiki bar on pier. Couldn't ask for a more relaxing weekend!

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Hickory, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just want to say this is the most amazing place to stay. All rooms are beach front and its just a few short steps to the beach, so if you need to make a quick trip inside for a snack you can. They have a restroom in the lobby so you don't have to go all the way up... More

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Cary, NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend & I had previously stayed for three nights over the Memorial Weekend in a deluxe room with two queen beds, sofa & a microwave in May 2014. At that time we found it very comfortable, clean with a beautiful view of the ocean. In July, we decided to go back to Carolina Beach & naturally chose Golden Sands.... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This establishment is fine for a quick family stop over in Carolina Beach. The front desk clerk was very friendly and helpful. We upgraded to a deluxe room so we had 2 queen beds separated and a sofa bed. The view was great and we had a scenic drink at the Tiki Bar. The beach was beautiful and very accessible.... More

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Danville,VA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far the cleanest hotel I have ever stayed in and I've traveled a lot! I don't think a speck of sand stays on the floor long here. I am currently here. Staying in room 419 for our last night and will definitely be back. Our room is perfect. Newly renovated, great location. I would highly recommend the 4th floor... More

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

We thank you so much for your stay and your kind words we try very hard. More

High Point, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay and had a fabulous view of the ocean from our room, right on the beach and next to the dock. The tiki bar, behind the hotel, off the dock is a fun place to eat, sitting outside under their colorful umbrellas. Our room had a fresh decor and was clean. We had a kitchenette which was... More

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

We thank you very much for your stay and we are very sorry you had problems with the wifi. We are putting in some new radios and hope you will come back to see us and it will be better. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked our stay there. Only complaint is the WiFi would not stay connected if it connected at all. Other than that we had a great stay. Nice staff and great location. We also thought the tiki bar and the food connected to the hotel was great. Awesome food and great service

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

Just came home from another great stay at Golden Sands. This was my fourth or fifth stay there since 2002. The rooms have been updated which is very nice. Our room was very clean and comfortable. This was my first stay in the north building and I was impressed with the quietness if it. We knew there were others on... More

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

Thank you so much for your stay with us over the years and we hope you continue to come back .Also thanks so much for your kind words and taking notice in our hard work. More

north carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband ,son and I recently spent the week-end at Carolina Beach. We weren't sure of any of the hotels when we were booking the hotel so we read a lot of reviews and decided on Golden Sands. It has a great location on the beach and is in walking distance to places to eat and the pavilion area with... More

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

Thank you so much for your stay and kind words.We hope to see you again 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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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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