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    Golden Sands

    1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good36%
    • Average8%
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    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “tiki bar” (126 reviews)
    “split room” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Wheelchair access
    Private Balcony
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    1 - 5 of 430 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My girlfriend and I celebrated our birthday's here Labor Day weekend. We were not disappointed. We had been here last year so we decided to come back and it was just as good. The staff is very friendly and all requests were granted with in...More

    Thank tignlu
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    If you want valet parking and room service, this is not your place. If you want a nice, clean, quiet place to rejuvenate, this is it! As with all family beaches, everything shuts down earlier than commercial beaches, like Myrtle Beach. All rooms are ocean...More

    Thank Kris K
    Response from goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden SandsResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your stay and we are glad you enjoyed the great view of the ocean.We do take pride in living on a great family beach.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had such a wonderful experience! The beds were so comfy, the views were absolutely amazing! The attached bar/restaurant was so convenient and delicious!Our next trip here I will certainly be booking here. I can't wait to go back to this hidden gem!More

    Thank Marybeth K
    Response from goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden SandsResponded 2 weeks ago

    So happy you had a great stay and glad you enjoyed the beds as we have just recently replaced them all.Alot of our quest do enjoy the fact that you don't have to drive off for eating and you can sit out overlooking the beach...More

    Reviewed August 14, 2017

    Weekend stay in this updated hotel room. Beds were comfortable and room had updated bathroom. Great view of the ocean with convenient access to it. Tiki bar and restaurant right there at hotel. Ample parking. Would definitely stay again.More

    1  Thank Deborah E
    Response from goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden SandsResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for noticing our updates to our bathrooms and the beds that we have recently replaced.As you said the restaurant and Tiki bar is great so you don't have to drive no where with the ocean here an outdoor pool,indoor pool and fitness room.Come...More

    Reviewed August 8, 2017

    We are Marriott Gold members and have stayed at the Courtyard Marriott in Carolina Beach. The Golden Sands is hands down superior to the Marriott. I just have 2 recommendations. I looked on-line before we went and saw the on the web site there was...More

    Thank Debbie B
    Response from goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden SandsResponded 2 weeks ago

    We are so happy you gave us a try and sorry about the coffee maker as we have a 4 cup coffee maker with the coffee in every room and also have coffee in the lobby every morning starting at 6:00 am every morning for...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $109 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Carolina Beach
    • #1 Family Hotel in Carolina Beach
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 115
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    • North Carolina >
    • Carolina Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Golden Sands Carolina Beach
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    donnasA8719AX
    June 9, 2017|
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    Response from goldensandsmotel | Property representative |
    A split room is where the beds are separated by a wall to give you a little more privacy and it has two TV'S
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    faithlynetterz
    June 6, 2017|
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    Response from Mefarrior | Reviewed this property |
    Also see Winnerboats for sunset and moonlight cruise info. They do fishing and day tours as well. Looks fun. On Canal St. See Trip Advisor under things to do. We saw the evening trip getting ready to depart with fun music... More
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    Jennifer E
    March 3, 2017|
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    Response from birdCarolinaBeachNc | Property representative |
    You are looking straight out at the ocean
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    "Ask for the newer building if possible. Last call is 9 at the tiki bar so be aware!!"
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    "Ocean views are best."
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    "Higher floors have a better view of the beach. Bldg 1203 does not have front doors opening to the outside. It..."
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    "We stayed on the 2nd floor of the 5 story building. Very quiet. Nice."
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