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Best Western City Sands

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  • Terrible3%
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“golf club”(47 reviews)
“golf course”(95 reviews)
“ocean view”(17 reviews)
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All reviewsgolf clubgolf courseocean viewseparate bedroomround of golflarge balconyguest laundryair conlounge rooma great place to stayhotel guestsshort strolldefinitely stay here againdown stairstop floorking bedmini bar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had heard god reports for this restaurant. So we booked for a meal on a Sunday lunch time. When we had signed in and went upstairs to the restaurant we approached the counter and no staff were there at the time. Two of the...More

Thank wvidler1234
Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded 5 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your comments regarding your Sunday lunch. I must apologize for the lack of guest service and the quality of food presented. I have addressed your comments with the supervisor of the Foreshore Brasserie who will ensure an immediate improvement of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good view of over the golf course to the ocean. Comfortable well, equipped room. Comfortable bed. Good eating facilities in the club on 1st floor and pleasant staff. Central location with nice coastal walking path.

Thank Steve H
Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded 5 days ago

Dear Steve, thank you for your positive review. we look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Wollongong. kind regards, Michael

Reviewed 14 January 2018

Last minute getaway down in coastal Wollongong, this was one of the only hotels available at a reasonable price (the gong has gotten exxy people). A little bit of a distance to crown st mall, but really close to the win stadium and beach. Saying...More

Thank Sydneycitysider
Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the property on your next visit to Wollongong. Have a great 2018. Kind regards, Michael

Reviewed 8 January 2018

We visit often because its a great place to stay, but take your insect repellent, because the mosquitoes breed in the golf course ponds down stairs. There is no pool, but the beach is a short stroll of 5 minutes. The view over the golf...More

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Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Greg, Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Wollongong. Kind regards, Michael

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed one night here based on the very positive reviews. Whilst there was nothing that was especially negative, I think I just expected more. Firstly, I was surprised that the wifi was not password protected, secondly there was an additional portable air conditioner in...More

Thank Margaret D
Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Margaret, Thank you for your review. I apologize if the air conditioner fault was not reported to you on check in. The unit itself worked however not at optimum capacity thus the portable unit. We would certainly like to see you back on your...More

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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
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Conference Facilities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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Golf course
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US$123 - US$273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Wollongong
#4 Luxury Hotel in Wollongong
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$123 - US$273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Wollongong
#4 Luxury Hotel in Wollongong
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Golf club has no kitchenette
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