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The Sands Resort

The Boulevard, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 10 Specialty lodging in Yamba
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Neutral Bay, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have always had a wonderful time at the Sands and returned this time to take advantage of a great winter special. Slightly different accommodation this time..the luxury penthouse apartment overlooking the ocean, wow!! We got to see whales from our verandah and even sat in the spa and could see the ocean while sipping on my fav champers! This... More

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are pleased that you took advantage of our off season winter packages and had time to relax in our luxury penthouse accommodation at The Sands Resort. As a return guest you of course will receive updates on our specials in the future and enjoy a discount to boot! More

Currumbin, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Anyone who is considering Yamba for a weekend getaway, a family reunion destination, a couple retreat, or like myself planning your wedding in that perfect destination, I say DO IT! I have spent many Xmas holidays in Yamba, each year trying new accommodation and I was suggested to try The sands resort on pippi beach & because of its excellent... More

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy that all of your plans came to fruition on your special day and that you will have some memorable moments to reflect on in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back again to The Sands Resort in the future. More

Chain Valley Bay NSW
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Sands Resort - Yamba NSW. Firstly this is nothing like Resort style accommodation but rather that of holiday rental units. It looks a lot lot better on the internet than it does in actual attendance. Don’t be caught out as we were. Just because there is a pool and tennis court that does not make it a resort. It... More

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jan529051, Owner at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed response. We would like to respond to the issues raised as follows. Firstly, you mention that the Sands Resort is not a Resort but a block of holiday accommodation units. The definition of a Resort is a place that is frequented for holidays or recreation or for a particular purpose and generally the better Resorts... More

Launceston
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 4th stay at the Sands this time for 10 days, we have always been well looked after and given a great price on our stays also with the bonus of a free Sunday music cruise on the river. We always stay in one of the spacious 2 bedroom apartments facing the beach and have been fortunate to... More

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Toowoomba, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed in a lovely 2 bedroom townhouse for 4 nights recently with our son. Although it was too cold to enjoy the lovely pools we did enjoy a game of tennis at the resort. The resort is close to the town and within easy walking distance to beach and shops. The townhouse was well presented and had everything we... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Spent two nights in a first floor apartment with balcony and ocean views. Apartment beAutifully decorated with two bathrooms and kitchen well equipped. Great location away from hustle and bustle and peaceful and quiet yet only a couple of minutes drive to shops. on site staff efficient and helpful

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at The Sands on Friday 23rd and Sat 24th May on a second floor apartment at the southern end of the complex overlooking the ocean. Our 2 bedroom apartment was amazing and we could even see whales in the distance from our balcony. This is about the 4th time we have stayed at The Sands and... More

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jan529051, Owner at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We were happy to hear that you enjoyed the Resort and your apartment but sorry to hear that neighbours outside the Resort caused you some disturbance which we were unaware of until we read this posting. You are correct we can control what goes on within the Resort if we are advised at the time... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

I was told when booking this room that it was recently refurbished but it wasn't. I found it quite expensive for what we got. Nice pool and spa area. Also found a note on fridge that we have to take out all rubbish and wash and place all dishes in cupboard before leaving otherwise you get billed $50. Never seen... More

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Pacific Pines, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

IMO, the price was too high for what we got. Overall ok but we expected more considering the high rates. What we liked: 1)The townhouse was ok, clean, comfortable, modern kitchen well equipped. The bedrooms were ok. 2) Close to Pippi beach, even though we preferred Yamba beach (better for children and not many people with dogs). 3) Friendly staff.... More

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we do appreciate your honesty. We are glad that you enjoyed some aspects of the Resort and would like to comment on some of your other feedback so that other prospective guests are adequately informed. In terms of the AC, we do advertise that some have air con so it is important if you want... More

Sydney, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed here over Christmas 2012 for two weeks. It's a fabulous location and a wonderful place to stay. They have two pools, one of which has a lovely warm spa. The kids LOVED this place, which is just across the road from a glorious beach. You can walk into town in about 10 minutes. (There are no shops closer)... More

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future hopefully. More

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Address: The Boulevard, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Yamba
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The only ABSOLUTE BEACH FRONT Resort Accommodation in Yamba!•Lap pool (SUITABLE FOR TRAINING) with splash area catering for smaller children•Outdoor entertaining areas and barbeques •Large Leisure Centre pool•Outdoor heated spa •Two Tennis courts •Security parking, mostly undercover• Easy walking to shopping, golf club, bowls club and general sights of Yamba. Free WIFI in the Leisure Centre and set within tropical gardens - paradise on the beach! A welcome pack is available on arrival to get you started! ... more   less 
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