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Best Western City Sands

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“golf club”(48 reviews)
“golf course”(103 reviews)
“win stadium”(24 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Wheelchair access
Business Center
Golf course
Dry Cleaning
4 Star Hotel
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| Corner Of Bank And Corrimal Street, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
11.5 miles to Wollongong Airport
14 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Is truly amazing site and I enjoyed my stay at the seaside. Had cooked my own evening meal. Hotel very clean and tidy though car park needs a good cleaning. Seaside provides good viewing and a great walk on the beachside. Nice windy walk reminded...More

Thank Ram2511
Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back for a round of golf on your next visit to Wollongong. I loved Fiji too! Kind regards Michael

Reviewed May 8, 2018

We had an ocean view room and the view was great. The room itself was comfortable and roomy and had all the amenities you’d expect. On the downside the outside signage promoted the golf club which is attached but the fact that there is a...More

Thank Gwen U
Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded May 17, 2018

Dear Gwen, Thank you for your review. We have only recently had our main signage replaced. We assumed our primary sign on the Club House would have sufficed, however we realize this is not enough and will be making changes. We apologize for any inconvenience...More

Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for a 'coming to visit friends' weekend. The view from the Ocean View room was just lovely. Had a few hiccups with the the room itself. Thankful to Michael the Manager, who took my concerns seriously and made good on his word. This...More

Thank Linda F
Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded May 2, 2018

Dear Linda, Thank you for your positive review. Thank you for taking the time in talking to me to resolve the few hiccups. I would like the opportunity to have you back at BW City Sands and do something special for you. Let me know...More

Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Possibly the best location, this beach hotel is a fantastic escape from the city grind. Extremely peaceful surrounding, the beach itself is scarcely crowded offering almost a 'Just you and beach' experience. The beach is very well maintained, the beach is not too steep at...More

Thank Devendra R
Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded May 2, 2018

Dear Devendra, Thank you for your positive review and great feedback! We are currently changing the Restaurant menu to offer a greater variety of options for our guests. Please ,look us up on your next visit to Wollongong. Kind regards, Michael

Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for one night when visiting family in Wollongong and had an Ocean view room. Great view over the golf course to the beach and ocean and pretty close to Wollongong centre. Food options from restaurant also pretty good. Recommend if in town, particularly...More

Thank Simon B
Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded May 2, 2018

Dear Simon, Thank you for your positive review. Maybe we can set up a great deal for your to Stay and Play on your next visit. looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Michael

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Golf course
Details
Price range
$102 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Wollongong
#3 Luxury Hotel in Wollongong
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$102 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Wollongong
#3 Luxury Hotel in Wollongong
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Diane S
December 27, 2014|
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Response from Lyn G | Reviewed this property |
Only a fridge, toaster and kettle in the rooms.
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"Go for the ocean view"
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"I suspect the double rooms have the view of the ocean and the apartments face the other way, but the view was..."
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"Get the ocean view"
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"If you can afford it, the room with sea view is fabulous."
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