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Golden Sands Villas

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I visit PR a couple times a year too look in on my parents that retired to the Island in 1985 and I always take a few days at a local hotel before coming back to the main land. I stayed at the Golden sands in 2012 which is at the end of a gated community. The beach/pool area property... More 

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Thank Flametree1949
Puerto Rico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

When you travel you got to set a standard for the area. This hotel fit my expectations and family had fun. Pros: Pool / beach area is fun for kids. Staff is kind and responsive. Resort allows to bring your groceries and depending the room you can cook. Cons: First time is a difficult to arrive. Resort needs some renovations.

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Thank laoreyes
Miami, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I was very concerned when I read the below reviews after being assigned this hotel on Hotwire, but I can put your concerns aside. My room was huge, great kitchen, and comfortable. It is a solid 3 star place. The sheets were clean, the view was great, the bathroom and furniture really need to be worked on. I am as... More 

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Dublin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Where do you start the hotel is very dirty and old the staff were useless the rooms were small and shabby the food was cold and I have a friend who is very picky and there was nothing on the menu she could enjoy and they weren't very helpful as they would only serve what is on the menu overall... More 

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Thank Aoife F
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This hotel has basic commodities but it's completely worth it. The room was very clean and spacious and it also had an amazing view. It included a fridge and microwave in the room, which was very convenient, and free WiFi. If you need a restaurant, a store, a bar or any other big hotel necessities, you can always walk a... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I can't believe the mixture of reviews for this place. I traveled with friends and family, two of us in our mid 20s, two of us in our late 20s plus a mother and a grandmother. This place is the perfect place for a relaxing or family vacation. If your looking for a very touristy or partying spot this isn't... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We flew into San Juan and were to stay at this hotel for 3days/2nights. First of all, finding this place was a hassle. If you put in Golden Sands Villas, GPS/Maps take you to some residential complex about 20min from the hotel. Search either through the street address or Embassy Suites to reach the hotel. The place we stayed in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is not a resort type hotel, the hotel located in adjacency to Embassy suites so all the facilities - gym, pool, restaurants, travel agent, beach all shared. We (young couple)stayed in this hotel just because of the price, we came to Puerto Rico to travel and hike, so we just slept there and it was just fine. Although... More 

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Eunice, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at 11am off cruise ship. We were told that early check in available, it wasn't. We were told we could use pool, which was beautiful and could eat lunch in the hotel next door- restaurant Closed. We were told by the staff of the neighboring hotel we could eat in outside bar and grill. This place is so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This place is a dump. Moldy and damp. Ac froze you out could not control the thermostat. Carpet;furniture; linen stained. Maids would take your towels and not leave fresh ones had to ask every night for towels Beach area was dirty with garbage. Staff was friendly but not knowledgeable of ccertain issues. And one of the security guards that was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Golden Sands Villas

Address: 201 Dorado Del Mar Boulevard, Dorado 00646, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean > Puerto Rico > Dorado
Price Range: $118 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 77
Also Known As:
Golden Sands Villas Hotel Dorado
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