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Chihuahua, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted to get away for the weekend. We booked this hotel because we wanted to be close to beach without driving. It was a nice room. Clean and comfortable. Right on the beach! We first took a room on the 2nd floor but later decided to pay $30 extra a day to move to the 5th floor. Good move!!!!... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Two females, 30 yrs young, went May 2016, the weekend before Memorial Day. We didn't know what to expect. Our room was on 7th floor. Rooms were very clean and oceanfront. Easy access to beach. Very chill, which is what we wanted. Not people on top of people. Met some great people. Listened to a awesome reggae band. Ate good... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
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47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here four four nights in August. Found the staff to be friendly and helpful. Room was nice and clean. You could stay here and never have to leave as there is a restaurant and a tiki bar adjacent to the property that serves above average bar food and a breakfast place (Grannie's) a block to the south. Great... More 

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goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you look forward to having you stay with us again More 

Apex, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay here after Labor day as rates are lower and the beach is less crowded. The water is still warm. We just come to unwind and enjoy couple time. The restaurants are not crowded, and oysters are in season so we can enjoy them.

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goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and come back to see us More 

Mebane, North Carolina
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39 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going here for years. We love that every room is facing the ocean. They have nice facilities and they do updates on some thing every year. There is a restaurant between the two hotel buildings so you don't have to leave unless you want to.

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goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

We just love our repeat guest thank you so much for your stay More 

Lenoir, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here monday-friday with our 3 rd old granddaughter. The staff and everyone were amazing. They even offered to reopen the customer closed for the evening outdoor pool for our granddaughter! (And thankfully suggested the indoor pool :) ). My only complaint is that there is no restroom on the level where the pool and ocean are, back up... More 

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goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and we hope you will come back to see us soon. More 

Danville, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, quiet but wasn't full. Thought rates would be cheaper after Labor Day. Overpriced for what you get. No breakfast or kitchenette. Did like the fact you had to use your key to enter hotel. Easy access to the beach. There weren't any towels available at the indoor pool. Like the restrooms right as you enter from the beach. Said... More 

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goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay and just to let you know for future stays we do have rooms with kitchenettes and we are happy to give you extra towels for the pool.Also we are sorry if you smelled cigarette smoke as anyone knows people will and do break the rules and if we know we immediately try to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like it here. Nice. Clean. Quiet. Weather was wonderful after Hermine came through. Pier & Tiki bar fun. Pool clean. Maid service was efficient, quiet and effective. Front desk staff friendly. Cute little

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goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and hurry back to see us. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family decided to try a new beach location for a few reasons. All your major beach locations have become so over developed and commercialized that it takes all of the enjoyment out of going to the beach. This is not so when you stay at the Golden Sands. We were on the second floor with a balcony. Our room... More 

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We are so happy you gave us a try and we hope to see you again soon More 

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26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you might expect, it's a bit pricey on holiday weekends but still a very good value for the area. Rooms are large and always very clean, with great beds. It looks average from the street but a very pleasant surprise when you get to your room. I had a problem with the AC and they put a new unit... More 

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goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and happy you enjoyed your stay that is up most important to us. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Golden Sands

Address: 1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
Location: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Price Range: $99 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Golden Sands 1*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Golden Sands Carolina Beach
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Carolina Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Carolina Beach
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