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The Sands Resort

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Byron Bay Aust
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit Yamba regularly and this was the first time I stayed at the Sands. We will be back. The apartment was a good size, very clean and in a good position for what we where there for (surfing and fishing). When booking, the staff were very helpful, ensured I would get a room with reverse cycle aircon (at my... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 5 nights at the Sands and I wasn't in any way disappointed. Fabulous location right across the road from Pippi's Beach, probably a 15 -20 min walk into town or the other beaches nearby. The apartments was very well equipped, we stayed in a 3 bedroom one which faced the beach, was on the top floor and had... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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72 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always that bit apprehensive when I book accommodation in a location that I haven't been to before. Arrived in darkness after the office had closed but absolutely no dramas locating the key safe and our apartment. We stayed in a single floor apartment that was extremely clean and in very good order. We woke to a beautiful view across the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We have just returned from a four night stay in The Sands and really wish we had stayed for much longer. The reception people were very friendly and helpful and directed us to our unit (No.18),which once we had opened the door, we were more than pleased with. It was clean, bright and very welcoming and we had a lovely... More 

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Thank jamick1942
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

1. Right close to the nearby Pippi Beach. You can easily take relaxing walks there. 2. Good value for money. 3. Sea breeze coming in even at night when you sleep, but the sound of the waves is minimal. We stayed for 1 whole week and cooked quite often. Even though we know that it's not serviced daily, we needed... More 

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Thank Sunny M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Just had the most relaxing week at the Sands Resort, Yamba. We had a beautiful apartment overlooking the ocean and we were within walking distance of the main st as well.Sparkling pool and spa,spotless amenities and friendly management helped make this a memorable week for us. Can't say enough about this hidden haven and will look forward to returning annually!

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Thank Peter B
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

After reading the last review I had to write a review as don't know how anyone could rate this resort less than 5! Our apartment was spacious, clean and had fabulous ocean views. The resort itself is so well maintained and had so much to entertain the kids with. Mainly they swam in the pool and spa but they also... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We booked into reception and we were allocated unit 52, on entry the heat was overwhelming as the unit has no air conditioning, the windows were open with the fly screens shut but it was still hot in the unit. The impression the unit gave was it belonged to your grandparents and we are in our 50s, it just looked... More 

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are disappointed that you didn't enjoy your stay. The review I feel is a little unfair as you didn't request Air Conditioning and the decorating of various properties are a personal choice of the owners and different guests have different tastes. We would love to have you back so we can give you a... More 

Taree, Australia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

i have never been to yamba before so i wasnt sure what to expect if you can get an apartment with ocean views level 3 beautiful views and excellent ocean breeze the size of this apartment was very comfortable for 2 adults and 2 children with a spa ensuite in the main and shower and toilet in the other the... More 

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1 Thank Darren A
jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review Darren. We are very spoilt with our location and all our apartments have ocean view- although the higher the level you book the better the view! We do try to keep all our properties well equipped to make sure guests have a relaxing stay with everything they need. Unfortunately we do not have lifts... More 

Brisbane
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

We stayed in a garden townhouse. We arrived after office hours and had no problem collecting keys, but when opening the unit were hit with a wall of heat. We were unlucky to be given a unit without airconditioning and there were no windows opened or fans turned on to allow for air circulation before our arrival (they had phoned... More 

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Thank Candilew
jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We apologise that your fans were not turned on as we do try to make sure all fans are on for our arriving guests. Please note that any guests that request air conditioning we do make sure they have a property with it depending on availability. We have many times moved guests at no extra... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only ABSOLUTE BEACH FRONT Resort Accommodation in Yamba!•Lap pool (SUITABLE FOR TRAINING) with splash area catering for smaller children•Outdoor entertaining areas and barbeques •Large Leisure Centre pool•Outdoor heated spa •Two Tennis courts •Security parking, mostly undercover• Easy walking to shopping, golf club, bowls club and general sights of Yamba. Free WIFI in the Leisure Centre and set within tropical gardens - paradise on the beach! A welcome pack is available on arrival to get you started! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sands Resort

Address: The Boulevard, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Yamba
Price Range: $103 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Sands Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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