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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 2 weeks ago
Michelle M Toowoomba, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Toowoomba, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
48 helpful votes 48 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

NSW Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed in a 2br ground floor sc unit near the pool for 4 days. The negatives. The spa, which is also the shower for the main bedroom, is hard to get in and out of, as it is very high. The room details said the room had air con, but it didn't, only ceiling fans. The cleaner was still... 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 this feedback. We were sorry to hear about your near accident when you arrived and have spoken to our cleaners about advising guests about wet floors. We have also noted your other comments and have forwarded these comments on to owners and Strata Management to fix. In relation to the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

While the pool areas and beach views from the resort were quite nice, my friends and I were somewhat disappointed by the standard of the apartment, for the price we paid. There were stains on the blankets and lounges, and an uncomfortable scent in the air. The scent I think could have been partly from the musty middle bathroom which... More

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

Thank you for your feedback. We do recall that you came to see us at Reception on departure and voiced your concerns regarding the lounge and the rug which we have since reviewed and steam cleaned. So whilst the carpet and the lounge were not dirty (as advised by the carpet cleaner) they had a couple of residual stains that... More

Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We rented the penthouse here with my Mum and Dad for 3 nights. The unit was lovely and very well equipped, the views from all the rooms was fabulous overlooking Pippi Beach. Although a little bit out of town it was still a great position. However without any lifts and the unit on the third floor it was a struggle... More

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

Your feedback was much appreciated and we take this seriously. Next time when you book, don't forget to mention that you would like to stay on the ground floor or even the middle level and we can give you a side gate remote to alleviate some of the stairs for you. We have some good winter specials on commencing 1st... More

Tamworth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We rented a 3 bedroom villa for 9 nights which had more than enough room for three people the sands is quite a large resort with many different types of accommodation its location is perfect just across the road from the beach and a very short distance from the golf club and the CBD. The star on the tree is... More

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

We were so happy to hear that you had a great holiday and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. We have some great winter specials on commencing 1st May and don't forget your return guest discount. More

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Address: The Boulevard, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Yamba
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Beach Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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