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Diamond Sands Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   2320 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, Queensland 4218, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 11 Hotels in Mermaid Beach
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently stayed her for 2 nights with 4 children and 2 adults, the rooms were clean (not brand new, but clean) and fully self contained we had everything we needed. The pool was right outside our door and the barbeque area was clean and useful for dinners. Combined with the location and proximity to the beach we couldn't have asked... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The apartments are in desperate need of an update. Fixtures and fittings need to be updated, bed mattresses uncomfortable, paint peeling on doors and walls. Whole apartment in need of a paint and proper clean. The water temperature in shower continually changing which made showering uncomfortable. Apartments are ment to be non smoking however we were hit with the smell... More 

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Pakenham, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance to our room was littered with cigarette butts, there was mouldy wood and walls, rusty fixtures, sharp broken plastic around door handles for fly screens, faulty ceiling fans, missing tiles, weird unknown fluid in draws, rubbish and dirt in draws as well, thick layers of greasy dust on everything, door handles missing, dirty carpets. We told reception as... More 

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East Victoria Park, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

We checked in at 7pm and checked out at 8pm. Absolutely filthy, ants everywhere and noisy! There was no one on site to speak to, after hours number was unable to help at all. We ended up checking into another hotel as I couldn't allow my child or I to spend the night. My son was bitten by a large... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The unit allocated was dingy, grubby and might have been okay 15 years ago. Bed springs made sleeping a non-event, paint peeling, filthy bathroom floor, tap "hot" / "cold" indicators missing. The lounge furniture was terrible... leather peeled off and recliner mechanism smashed. Cup/glass rings visible on bedside cabinets. To their credit when we complained they did discount the one... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our family of 6 have recently spent 4 nights at Diamond Sands & we were very disappointed.The apartment was quite dirty & in extreme need of refurbishment.We stayed about 10 years ago & loved it, the apartment at that time being new, fresh & clean.Quite the reverse now however with bathroom doorsthat won't close,grotty dated bathrooms, & dirty blankets on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Have recently returned from staying a week at Diamond sands. The check in was of high standard and the manager was very informative about the location of buses and also where to get off site meals and any other needs. Upon entering my apartment it was spotlessly clean and also very bright and airy. I also noticed that it was... More 

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Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Had problems with locks which was annoying. It's a shame that there is no option for parking outside the unit (garaged is the only option). Apart from that very happy with our stay. The check in service was quick and easy. We didn't use many facilities as it was a quick stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stayed here three now because of the location and excellent value. The units are very clean, well equipped with secure car parking. Loved the pool and superbly clean bar b que area. I will certainly be going back next time I am on the GC, thanks to the team at Diamond Sands

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is an average resort but for the money we spent - it was better that we expected. If you are trying to holiday on a budget - this is great. IT is nice and quite and has a nice pool. Everything is charged for (& I mean everything) over and above what you receive when you first get there.... More 

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Address: 2320 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, Queensland 4218, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Mermaid Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Diamond Sands Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 98
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Diamond Sands Hotel Mermaid Beach
Diamond Sands Mermaid Beach
Diamond Sands Resort Gold Coast/Mermaid Beach, Australia

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