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Golden Strand Ocean Villa Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   17901 Collins Ave. Sunny Isles Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, FL
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77 reviews 77 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are RCI members who stayed here ten years ago. The first time they stuck us in a studio that was in a run down area in back. I had brought crab legs that didn't fit in the under counter refrigerator. The front desk said sorry, no other rooms available. A call to RCI got us into a great unit... More

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Longueuil, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is the only one around that does not make a big shadow in the ocean in the afternoon (because the hotels are so big). We stayed at the 5th floor in a one bedroom unit. It was clean when we arrived. We had a nice view, and the neighbours were quiet. The area is nice, there is a... More

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Bertrand S, General Manager at Golden Strand Ocean Villa Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing the Golden Strand Resort! I am glad to read you enjoyed your stay and that you had a relaxing time! We hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Bertrand Saysset General Manager More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the resort is a little dated, it was a great stay. We are local and frequent the south Florida beaches. Those that choose a beach resort only for the room are missing out on a great deal. You can stay at either resort to the left or right Aqualina and Trump Int'l for 4 times the cost. The room... More

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Bertrand S, General Manager at Golden Strand Ocean Villa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for choosing the Golden Strand Resort! I am glad to read that you had a good time and that you enjoyed the most beautiful beach in South Florida! We hope to see you soon! Best regards, More

Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Old, dirty worn out rooms and furniture. Stayed in 2 different rooms and both times queen beds had worn out springs that squealed and squeaked if you dare move. Sofa bed OMG,AWFUL!!! Pool is yucky with overflowing human kiddies (lol). Screaming kids, loud parents that don't supervise them and drink beer in the pool and eat bags of chips in... More

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Rocky Top, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

stayed here using my timeshare week and loved it. The location was great it was in the center of everything several shopping malls nearby and easy to get too. It is about 20 min from South Beach just drive down Collins Ave. You could walk to a lot of shops. The room was good it was just your average room... More

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South Miami, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

I've been coming to the resort for the past 20+ years my mom is an owner. Throughout the years there has been changes for the best and worse. It's a hotel you would need to get used too. It's a bit old as it's been brought out by Trump only 2-3 years left before being demolished We own in building... More

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Middletown, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

we arrived at this hotel on june 28th and stayed until july 5th, our first impression of this hotel is completely decrepit from the outside in. My family and i entered the lobby eager and enthusiastic for our vacation but quickly realized we had to re-evaluate our expectations and start this vacation with an "it is what you make of... More

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Bertrand S, Manager at Golden Strand Ocean Villa Resort, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for choosing the Golden Strand Resort. I am sorry to read you had a bad experience with your unit. The first week of July is always very busy for us. However, there is no excuse for the issues you encountered and I would like to apologize. I hope you give us another chance in the future.... More

Pittsburgh
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

So after 18 hours of driving to enjoy a beautiful, sunny Florida 4th of July vacation, we pulled into the Golden Strand. Our first impression of the property was older but still kept up. Then the house of horrors began. When still on the road we called ahead to let them know that we would arrive early. We were pleasantly... More

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Bertrand S, General Manager at Golden Strand Ocean Villa Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing the Golden Strand Resort. I must say I am a little puzzled by your comments. Our check in time is at 4:00 pm. I can assure you that we did all we could to get your unit ready on time and you got it. As you mentioned, it was occupied by a guest that... More

New York City, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Golden strand is a bit odd since it is a time-share hotel, so you get some of the amenities of a hotel (front desk, fresh towels) but not others (desk is only open 7am-11pm, you have to trade your towels in, no toiletries in the bath). It is, however, excellently located, convenient to shopping, beach, a grocery store, and oh... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We are staying at the Golden Strand Ocean Villa Resort for a week. We just checked in today and our villa smells horrible. At first we thought it was a gas leak or something, but as we've been here this evening we believe it is either a really strong solvent/cleaner, bug spray, exhaust of some kind or possibly a urinal... More

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Additional Information about Golden Strand Ocean Villa Resort

Address: 17901 Collins Ave. Sunny Isles Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
Location: United States > Florida > Sunny Isles Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Strand Ocean Villa Resort 3*
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Golden Strand Ocean Villa Hotel Sunny Isles Beach
Golden Strand Ocean Hotel
Golden Strand Ocean Villa Resort Florida/Sunny Isles Beach

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