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“Nice self catering apartment, very spacious with comfy beds” 4 of 5 stars
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Golden Sands Hotel Apartments
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Al Mankhool Rd | Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates   |  
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Ranked #227 of 486 Hotels in Dubai
London, United Kingdom
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“Nice self catering apartment, very spacious with comfy beds”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This is the second time I have stayed at The Golden Sands Apartments in Dubai. We initially were booked into Golden Sands 3 which is where the taxi took us. upon arriving the grumpy reception staff said we had been upgraded to a larger suite in Golden Sands 10. Whilst this was pleasing to here, we ended up taking another taxi to Golden Sands 10 after their own taxi had broken down.
Anyway when we arrived at Golden Sands 10, reception staff were prompt and checked us in to our suite which had 3 twin bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, a big kitchen and lounge/diner. Wow! It was so spacious for 4 people we took a room each. towels were provided straight away and we even called front desk to show us how to use the cooker. Beds were very comfy and there is so much storage in the cupboards. We had a balcony which overlooked other apartments opposite. Spinneys the 24/7 supermarket is walkable from the apartment and has everything including a pharmacy.
There are restaurants which are walkable eg, 10-15 minute walk. We ate out at Bombay Dining restaurant which was nice one evening. In Mina Bazaar, Rangoli is a good vegetarian restaurant along with veg world which is in the middle of an open market. There are not much restaurants around the Gold Souks.
Some of the rooms are in need of a little paint, but they are all clean and functional for a short stay. The bigger suites are great!

Room Tip: Rooms are quiet and you don't here much street noise if you are floor 3 or above. All rooms are...
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Rooms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Golden Sands 5 Hotel Apartments for 6 nights from 26th March to 1st April 2014 while attending the Dubai Duty Free Gaelic Games. All the staff were friendly and very helpful, reception, restaurant and housekeeping. The Golden Sands 3 Tourism desk arranged a safari, which was absolutely a great evening of entertainment.

Room Tip: We stayed in room 606, nice room, bathroom a bit dated.
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Total shambles when we arrived as thomas cook had cancelled our booking and not told us, so hotel said well "pay again and claim it back" anyway eventually got sorted, hotel rooms are clean but need updating, breakfast was fine, staff polite, pool fine but Avoid room 122, even though it says "please be silent in the corridors" it is on the main route from 3 lifts through to the restaurant and the pool so screaming kids ( usually shouting in English ) at 2 am every nigh was a pain, the sign was in english, shame it was ignored, not the hotels fault just Brits abroad!

dont you the cabs outside they cost twice as much as one 50 meters away pay no more than 24 dirhams to the Dubai Mall etc

Room Tip: avoid 1st floor
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I stayed here from 16 march to 20 march 2014. we arrived at 6am but check time was 2pm hotel staff was helpful give me room in just 10min as they had.Room was good,clean but little bit i didnot like mattress of bed.Break fast include indian ,continental and of good quality.Grand super market is just back to hotel open 24hrs,Kamat restaurant just 10 min walk from hotel for good indian food.Taxi service is quite good near hotel.Burjman city centre for shopping KFC, dosa corner are near hotel just walking distance.Over all experience is good if u are planning to book that hotel do it right now. RAJU TANDON Delhi

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Stayed in Golden Sands 10 for multiple business trips between October 2013 to Feb 2014. The location is excellent - has a huge spinneys store just opposite the property and plenty of restaurants (Indian vegetarian included!) across the main road. Also metro stations of Al Karama and Burjuman are at a walking distance. Property is well maintained and staff is helpful. Pretty much a nice place to stay in Dubai.

Room Tip: 2BHKs whose room windows face the hotel pool are nice!
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Location is excellent as it is close to all the touristy places. Hotel attendants were very nice and helpful in giving advice and organising private tours. The food was delicious, the sandwiches and biryani were lovely. Room/toilets were very clean. I would definitely recommend.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Recently stayed in Golden Sands 3 and we were not disappointed. Easily accessible and all Taxi drivers new about the location, hence commuting was very easy. Rooms were spacious and had cooker, washing machine, microwave oven, kitchen utensils, etc. Breakfast was nice with great variety of Indian food, though the restaurant hardly serves any Indian dishes in lunch and dinner, which can be improved. However, many Indian restaurants are available within walking distance, so it’s not much of an issue. Overall, happy with the selecting Golden Sands 3.
Avoid the Hotel Taxi as this is much expensive than the licensed Taxi's available outside.

Room Tip: Avoide rooms on the 1st Floor next to the restaurant as they tend to be noisy specially at breakfast...
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Al Mankhool Rd | Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #227 of 486 Hotels in Dubai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Sands Hotel Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 750
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