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Aruba Sands Resort

11 - 17 Philip Avenue, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218, Australia
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Ranked #12 of 22 hotels in Broadbeach
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Westport, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 7 nights , very affordable and lovely place to stay , very central to places we wanted to see. Only a block away from main shopping areas and restaurants. Clean and tidy. The owner was more than helpful in helping me with my Wi-Fi connection ( which was due to me being a beginner and she was very... More

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Kyogle, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Stayed for only 3 nights ..... want to go back for longer .... the room was clean, staff were friendly and very professional - could't do enough for you, Always smiling. Had everything we needed. Fantastic location - walk to everything, and very affordable!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Stayed at Aruba Sands for 6 nights recently. The managers Bruce and Barbara were excellent to deal with, quite simply their warm welcome and smiles, and their extra efforts to make the stay memorable. It is less than 5 minutes mall to the beach and Broadbeach mall, the room was very spacious and felt quite homely, and it was so... More

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Barbara K, Owner at Aruba Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a Review, we are pleased to hear that you had a great time here at Aruba Sands Resort. The majority of our Guests are repeat Guests and it is a good feeling for us as we know that we are definitely doing it right to see so many people come back and... More

Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stayed for 7 nights and were so happy we stayed at Aruba Sands - managers Bruce and Barbara Keane were great hosts and very helpful - they new that we were two blokes on our own no female input so they went that extra mile and organized for us a bag of bits and pieces to help us through... More

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Barbara K, Manager at Aruba Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our facilities. We get a lot of repeat guests and some of them when they arrive back they say to us "we are back home" and this gives us such great pleasure as it is our business to... More

Maroochydore
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Recently stayed at Aruba Sands for 5 nights while at a bridge congress in Broadbeach. This would have to be the most affordable, comfortable and clean complex I have stayed in for a long time. Easy walking distance to convention centre where the congress was held and to all shops and restaurants. The managers Barbara and Bruce were readily available... More

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Barbara K, Owner at Aruba Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a Review and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and your accommodation. it is a great location and so handy for to the Convention Centre, we have quite a few Bridge players who stay here every year for this event which is just wonderful to see as it shows that... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stayed for 6 nights and are so happy we stayed at Aruba Sands - firstly the managers Bruce and Barbara were so lovely and very helpful - they organized shuttles to the theme parks for us - told us about the best places to eat, they were always available if we needed them and every time we seen them... More

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Barbara K, Owner at Aruba Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your Review, it is always good to get positive feedback although we know that we have to take the negative ones as well, if they are truthful and founded. It is all part and parcel of our business to book tours for people and direct them to good reasonable dining etc while on holiday in the... More

Northumberland, UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Stayed for 4 nights over Australia Day, chose this accommodation as it was fantastic value for a busy holiday period. Excellent location, being able to walk most places, or a few minutes in the car for further away visits. The apartment was fantastic, a very well appointed kitchen, and havin laundry facilities was excellent, free parking was also a big... More

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Barbara K, Manager at Aruba Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a Review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and agree totally it is a great location and also that the apartments are very spacious and have everything you require. Our wireless was put in by a Company who paid and manage this facility and we may well look at different... More

Gore, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We stayed at Aruba Sands Resort for 5 nights in October 2013 (we were there for the Gold Coast 600). There were 6 of us & had booked 3 rooms. Lovely clean & very welcoming resort. The pool & spa were just what you need after a hard day shopping/watching race cars. This is the perfect location to be out... More

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Barbara K, Owner at Aruba Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post this Review we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and everything was in order with your Apartments. Yes Broadbeach is just wonderful everything at your back door and so quiet, we ourselves hardly ever go into Surfers at all as there is no need we say. Glad that you all enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Aruba Sands for 6 nights. The apartment is a little dated but clean and had everything we needed including washing machine and dryer. It also has a great pool and heated spa. It's a short walk to the beach, restaurants, Pacific Fair shopping, casino and the buses to the theme parks. We didn't need a car at... More

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Barbara K, Manager at Aruba Sands Resort, responded to this review

Hi Leigh thank you for taking the time to post a Review yes we totally agree the location is just perfect and it is always good to be able to stay in a fully self contained apartment where you can do your washing and cooking if desired. Hope that you tried out our amazing BBQ area near the swimming and... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We had a great holiday at Aruba Sands. Barbara and Bruce were very welcoming and helpful throughout our stay. The 2 bedroom apartment was exactly as we expected from their descriptions and from the web site. It was very comfortable and had plenty of space for a family of four. As promised the pool was heated to a good temperature... More

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Barbara K, Owner at Aruba Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a Review and are so pleased that your family enjoyed the stay with us at Aruba Sands. The two bedroom split level apartments are just perfect for some but not always perfect for others, so we are so glad that you enjoyed the great layout that they have and agree they are... More

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Address: 11 - 17 Philip Avenue, Broadbeach, Queensland 4218, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Broadbeach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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