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Golden Sands
Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Carolina Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 31, 2014

My sister and I went down to Carolina beach for two nights and three days. Saw there website and that all there rooms were ocean front with balcony. It was even better than we hoped for. Very clean, great pillow top mattresses, refrigerator, coffee maker, and did I mention each room has its own balcony. Staff was very friendly and check in and out was a breeze. Definitely will stay here again.

  • Stayed: July 2014
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birdCarolinaBeachNc, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2014

Thank you for your kind words and please come back to see us soon.

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Reviewed July 31, 2014

This was our first time staying at Golden Sands and we loved it. Clean room and building which is very important. Great room service. Tiki Bar on the pier. Great place to stay. We will definitely go back.

Room Tip: We always request an upper floor. The larger building/tower was VERY NICE!!!
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  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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birdCarolinaBeachNc, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2014

We are so glad you stayed with us and hope to see you back again real soon.Thank you

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Reviewed July 31, 2014

This was our first time staying at Golden Sands and everything was perfect. Great location, clean room and building. Friendly staff. Great Tiki Bar on pier. We will definitely go back.

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Reviewed July 22, 2014

We found the Golden Sands to be a very comfortable home away from home. When we opened the drapes and looked down on the beach, we truly knew that our vacation had begun. All rooms have an ocean view. The cleanliness was exceptional and the staff was friendly and willing to talk about area places to go and things to do. Only stayed a few days so we did not use the restaurant or the Tiki Bar which is located on a pier over the ocean. I did ask to see the menu in the restaurant and it was fairly extensive and looked delicious. If I return to Carolina Beach, I wouldn't even consider another hotel.

Room Tip: Higher floors are less noisy and North Tower is newer.
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  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Joe S
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is the 3rd time we stayed here. The first time in the newer building. We parked the car on Friday and didn't moved it until Sunday when we left. The tiki bar and the restaurant opened up at 11am- there is an indoor and an outdoor pool. Beach access is easy to get to and the beach wasn't too crowded all weekend. The coffee maker, mini refrigerator and microwave worked well. The bathroom had enough supplies-bar soap, shampoo, tissue and plenty of soft towels. It could use a small table on the balcony to hold drinks but we managed pretty well. The queen beds were comfortable and the a/c worked well.

Room Tip: The higher floors offer a good view of the sunrise.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank DianeB730
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Reviewed July 21, 2014

I live in Raleigh, NC....so rarely stay at the beach overnight and just go for day trips. But this past weekend I stayed at Golden Sands, and to my surprise, it was an excellent choice. The rooms are clean with great views, the staff is friendly and helpful, the pools were nice and the tiki bar was very conveniently located along with the restaurant. Great place and bang for your buck. The only complaints I would have is the tiki bar closes too early and the restaurant doesn't serve breakfast......but other than that, I now stand corrected.....there is a decent hotel on Carolina Beach to stay at...Golden Sands. And I'll be back for sure!

Room Tip: Ask for a high up room.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled with friends
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goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2014

We are so glad you found us and enjoyed your stay and we hope to have you stay with us again in the near future.Thanks for taking the time to give your kind words.

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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Loved this hotel! Very clean & great family staff at check-in. Ocean front rooms with indoor/outdoor pool. The Ocean Grill has the best Mahi tacos with Onsite Tiki bar on pier. Couldn't ask for a more relaxing weekend!

Room Tip: Regular rooms have a microwave & refrigerator. They do have suites with a full kitchen
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  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Golden Sands

Address: 1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Carolina Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Carolina Beach
Price Range: $99 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Sands 3*
Number of rooms: 115
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