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    Aruba Sands Resort

    11 - 17 Philip Ave, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
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    1 - 5 of 69 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    This place was absolutely horrible, one of the worst places I've seated, even compared to backpacker accommodation. Reception is only open until 5pm weekdays, there was a blood smear on the bathroom door, the bedroom light didn't work and the street is very dark and...More

    Thank Carryn
    Response from BUBBLES57Queensland, Owner at Aruba Sands ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Carryn we acknowledge receipt of your Review and are absolutely amazed by your comments when you booked you knew that you were staying in "Self contained apartments" not Serviced where Reception is open 24/7 with room service. We survive mainly on repeat guests as...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Another wonderful stay at Aruba Sands . Great location very quiet for a good nights sleep . Close to everything all within walking distance . Apartments are very well equiped . Great pool and spa .. Lovely hosts Barb and Bruce . Great value for...More

    Thank 467getaway58
    Response from BUBBLES57Queensland, Owner at Aruba Sands ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to post your Review we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and everything was in order. We are very lucky as we survive mainly on Repeat guests like yourselves and it gives us great pleasure to see...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed for a week during which the country music festival was on. Loved the location of the resort walking distance to everything you could need. Rooms were more than I was expecting for the price I paid so that was a pleasant surprise.. I...More

    Thank ieatgoodly
    Response from BUBBLES57Queensland, Owner at Aruba Sands ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your Review - we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found everything in order. We totally agree the location is just wonderful and you would have found it busy around while the Country Music was on but everyone is out...More

    Reviewed July 1, 2017

    We've just returned from another great stay at Aruba Sands. The apartments are ideal with everything we need, the facilities excellent, the location so handy to everything, and the hosts, Barbara and Bruce, absolutely fantastic! Great value for money! No complaints whatsoever from us -...More

    Thank LinleyJO
    Response from BUBBLES57Queensland, Owner at Aruba Sands ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    We are pleased to receive your Review and see that everything was in order for you - it is so nice to see happy Repeat Guests all the time - we understand that we have to take the negatives with the positives and are only...More

    Reviewed May 27, 2017

    We stayed at he Aruba in October 2016 for 8 nights, The Mangers are just lovely and were amazing to us. We asked for a ground floor apartment as I had not long had a hip replacement , they not only gave us this but...More

    Thank Jocelyn498
    Response from BUBBLES57Queensland, Owner at Aruba Sands ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Jocelyn thank you for posting your Review - we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and you found everything in order with the accommodation. We agree that the Property is not a modern Complex however the apartments are good sized, clean and comfortable and...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
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    • $78 - $791 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Broadbeach
    • #15 Luxury Hotel in Broadbeach
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Broadbeach
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    drummajor1935
    May 23, 2015|
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    Response from Barbara K | Property representative |
    Hi Don thanks for your email - not sure about Country Music but we do have a couple of Clubs that have good music not too far from us and in fact one of them have a courtesy van and they will come and pick you up and drop... More
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    drummajor1935
    May 21, 2015|
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    Response from Barbara K | Property representative |
    Hi Don We have noted your request for a lower level & have placed you in an apartment on the lowest level which has approx. 6 steps to climb. We trust this will be satisfactory kind regards Barbara & Bruce
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    May 21, 2015|
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    Response from Barbara K | Property representative |
    Good Morning Don Thank you for your enquiry. Yes all apartments do have showers in them - they are fully self contained with full cooking and washing facilities. We are a three story walk up complex with "no lift" so if... More
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    "No lift so not suitable for wheelchairs or disability. Back units are sunnier but front units perhaps have..."
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    "only 3 stories high so no lift, if you have mobility concerns ask for a ground floor apartment."
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    "We loved being on level 3 (top floor)"
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    "There are no lifts. We choose the 2nd floor and were very comfortable"
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