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Golden Sands Motor Inn

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Kangaroo Flat, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here en route from the Gold Coast to Victoria. Location is excellent, short walk to the beach, eateries and shopping. Ladies at reception were friendly, helpful and efficient. Good well laid out car parking. Our room was spacious and probably reflected the images online. Balcony was ok, but only view was other buildings. However, the place is very...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always used to stay at the Golden Sands Motor Inn. The last time was disappointing in that they no longer serve breakfast. They do have a toaster and microwave in the room. The rooms are average. clean and comfortable.

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Veronica W, Manager at Golden Sands Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi There I am sorry to hear of the disappointment in your stay. Sadly the cost of a massive upgrade on our kitchen, to be able to keep up with the high standards of council regulations in order to provide breakfast, is way out of our budget, so we can no longer offer this. Luckily for our ideal location, we...

Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

After a long drive we picked this motel at random. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Given fresh milk for our coffee which was a nice touch. Room with a balcony was just what we needed , clean and comfortable. Best nights sleep so far after 2 weeks of travelling. Fish and chips on the balcony with a glass of...

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Veronica W, Manager at Golden Sands Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. We do try hard to make for a comfy, enjoyable stay, and have recently replaced most of the beds. We are very lucky to have such an ideal location, with a good choice of restaurants & cafes to choose from. We do hope to see you again next time your in Forster.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

This hotel is in a great location close to the beach for a very reasonable price. The room itself felt a bit damp, and it wasn't the cleanest place we've slept this trip, however for the little time we spent in there it didn't matter too much. The reception lady was very friendly and helpful and the shower was really...

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Veronica W, Manager at Golden Sands Motor Inn, responded to this review

Yes, thank you our location is great, beach on one side and lake on the other with the main street in between. I do apologize, we are sorry to hear of your disappointment in your room, we do try hard to keep them to a high standard despite the obvious old age of the motel. Due to the busy season...

bali
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Everything is close. Beach. Fish shop, special mondays and another fs. tuesday. Good chinese ...gardens. Dominoes pizza 5 min away. My room had fridge microwave and toaster. A jug, coffee and tea. Good bed. A few coments mentioned limits on WiFi, when i asked, an extra card was given at no charge. Even when i didnt ask, a card for...

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Veronica W, Manager at Golden Sands Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much, for your lovely and honest review. we are very lucky to have such an ideal location and the staff here do try hard to accommodate all our guests needs. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Forster.

Toukley, Australia
Reviewed March 7, 2017

This was comfortable accommodation well situated with easy access to shops, cafes and the beach. The decor was a bit dated but otherwise adequate for a short stopover. We appreciated the air conditioning as it was an exceptionally hot weekend in Foster. There was a small pool but the ocean sea pool was only a short walk away.

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Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. The rooms are a bit old fashioned but you get what you pay for! Everything was clean. Friendly reception. The beach and Wharf street are only a block or so walk away. There are also some nice parks close by.

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Sydney
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Our check in was friendly and fast. Location is excellent with the beach just around the corner, lots of shops, cafes and restaurants all close by. the rooms are clean beds are comfortable. While some of the facilities are old they work and are in reasonable condition. My only gripe would be a lack of power points and slow WiFi....

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Hawks Nest, Australia
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed overnight at the Golden Sands Motor Inn. The rooms were very tidy and the beds were very comfortable. Veronica the receptionist was very polite, helpful and engaging. The price of the unit was quite reasonable and very handy to the town centre.

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Paris, France
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Your classic basic Aussie motel- cheap as chips. Car parked right at my door, walk to the beach, the iconic bridge and the best of Forster 'main street' shops and restaurants. Fresh milk on arrival (I love that, can't stand uht milk) and with a bushfire crisis and the town all booked up, they made up a room for me....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Golden Sands Motor Inn at Forster is the place to stay for holidays, weekends away, and business. There are 24 motel rooms varying from budget double, queen standard and twin, premium and twin premium, family, and wheelchair to two three bedroom self contained apartments. We are a minutes walk to the beach/lake and the same to shops, cafes, and restaurants as well as an on site restaurant, Blue Water Restaurant, International Cuisine. All motel rooms have Austar, airconditioning, free wireless internet, and all expected amenities.The three bedroom units are large with lock up garages.We are the friendly motel in the heart of Forster. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Sands Motor Inn

Address: 6 Head St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Forster
Price Range: $61 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Sands Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“all the rooms are good”
33LisaG, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“downstairs is easier (no stairs to lug bags)”
DizeySydney, Dec 4, 2016 | Read review
“We had a quiet downstairs room not far from the pool.”
Gracar41, Mar 14, 2016 | Read review
“for $85 you only get what u pay for”
cliffplace, Feb 23, 2016 | Read review
“Just discuss your requirements when you book .The ladies are very helpful.”
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