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The Sands Resort

The Boulevard, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed in penthouse room 22 and it was beautiful. The room was beautifully decorated and well kept. The view was spectacular and location ifeal for those who love the beach. The facilities at the sands are well appointed and well maintained. The only thing I can pick is that there is key access to all main doors and some... 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 valuable feedback. We are happy to hear that you had a lovely holiday and we will definitely have a look at those keys! More 

Sydney
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Fabulous location right beside a stunning beach. Asked for two rooms with double beds but only one was available with the other being two single beds. Great kitchen and rooms. Bathrooms were very clean. Only minor issue is the request to remove all garbage from the apartment at the end of our stay outside otherwise there would be a fee.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide this valuable feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your time at the Sands Resort. Remember when next visiting us, it is best to book direct rather than through a booking agent as requests made through a booking agent are not guaranteed. We look forward to welcoming you again to The Sands... More 

Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My family stayed in a two bedroom townhouse. It was fully self-contained, clean and well equiped. The Sands had two outdoor pools and a large heated spa, it also had two tennis courts and a BBQ area. The grounds of the Sands were tidy and well maintained. The Sands is located in a quiet area of Yamba, just across the... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this valuable feedback. We are happy you had a nice holiday and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Teesside
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We travelled as a party of 6 (4adults and 2 young children) to the a Sands. We were staying in a 3 bed apartment which was very comfortable and clean. The furnishing were modern and good quality. The location overlooking Pippi beach is stunning. The pool wasn't heated but the large heated spa was more than adequate to keep the... More 

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

Thank you for taking this time to provide feedback on your recent stay. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at The Sands and enjoyed your time in Yamba which we are most proud of! Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back again in the future - remember now you qualify for a return guest discount! More 

Perth, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My husband and I have just returned from a lovely one week stay at the Sands at Yamba. We had never been to Yamba before so had no expectations. Our decision to visit was as a result of seeing a great review Of The Sands Resort in a travel magazine. We checked online on their web site and the prices... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Sands and also that you were able to take advantage of our winter specials - indeed it didn't feel at all like Winter at all! We look forward to welcoming you back home again... More 

Brisbane
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Been a couple of times now in Summer and Spring. Highly recommended. Spacious apartment, well stocked, great views, quiet and comfortable. Good facilities on premises, including underground parking, pool and spa and good value. Give it a try and you'll want to come back for more.

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

Thank you for your feedback. Very happy to hear that you once again enjoyed your time in Yamba and at the Sands Resort. Don't forget to claim your return guest discount if you choose to come home to the Sands once again! More 

Tamworth, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Have stayed at the Sands before in a villa ,this, time we stayed on the second floor in a unit overlooking the beach. For anyone expecting an ocean view you will be disappointed as the gardens prevent a lower view I also would not recommend these units for anyone not keen on stairs as even on the second floor the... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. It was good to see that you enjoyed your stay once again and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. The ground floor apartments (with a few exceptions) do as you say have hindered ocean views because of the foliage across the road which protects the dunes but the middle level... More 

Neutral Bay, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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 

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Address: The Boulevard, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Yamba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 72
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