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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Heated pool
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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I loved staying here.The staff was very friendly and accommodations were clean and roomy. Every room has a view of the beautiful ocean. A short walk to an amazing beach and other restaurants. It was quiet, the views are gorgeous...and the food at the local hot spots was very
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Response from goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden Sands
Responded 30 Nov 2018
We thank you for choosing to stay with us and for allowing us to be a part of your vacation. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and and that our staff was able to help make it an enjoyable one. We hope to see you again soon.
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For just under $100/night got a king bed room with balcony and ocean view (available in all rooms) plus microwave and frig. Though it's rather a basic hotel in terms of niceties, it does have good amenities like indoor and outdoor pool, attached restaurant/bar, free parking.
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Response from goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden Sands
Responded 30 Nov 2018
We thank you for staying with us, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will choose to stay with us again.
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We booked this place, not having high expectations, but only because the other hotels were booked. The location is great--good beach access, and the Tiki Bar is right there. Only problem was, the Tiki Bar closed very early every day...what??? What is the point of having a BAR
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Response from goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden Sands
Responded 30 Nov 2018
Thank you for staying with us. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Unfortunately the Tiki Bar is not run by the hotel it has its own management so the hotel does not have any control over their hours. All of our rooms have been updated in the last two years with new furniture, carpet, and paint.
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First thing that was impressive is that I called and actually got to speak with a person instead of having to press 1 or speak my destination( I hate automated phone stuff). They did a great job accommodating my needs for a room. The place was very clean and everyone was very
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Response from goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden Sands
Responded 30 Nov 2018
We thank you for choosing to stay with us and for allowing us to be a part of your vacation. We are happy that we where able to accommodate you and that our staff was able to help make your stay enjoyable. Our housekeeping staff does a great job in keeping everything nice and clean and we pride ourselves in being friendly to all of our guest. We hope we will see you again soon.
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I don't understand how a hotel that is so tired can charge the prices it does during the off-season. With the boardwalk closed and few restaurants available we left after one night and moved to a hotel in Wilmington.
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Response from goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden Sands
Responded 30 Nov 2018
Thank you for staying with us. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us we do our best to try to accommodate all of our guest but we do understand that we can not please everybody.
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The King Room at the Golden Sands
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The Double Queen Room with Kitchenette at the Golden Sands
View from the balcony. That was my tidying up the bed for the photo - not housekeeping!
hot tub built into the pool? TOO WEIRD
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It is family friendly. There are not too many 4 star resorts in the area. While this property has been there for many years it is well maintained. As far as accommodations at Carolina Beach goes, it is in the top 10%.
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What is a split room?
A split room is where the beds are separated by a wall to give you a little more privacy and it has two TV'S
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Also see Winnerboats for sunset and moonlight cruise info. They do fishing and day tours as well. Looks fun. On Canal St. See Trip Advisor under things to do. We saw the evening trip getting ready to depart with fun music and a ton of people aboard.
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You are looking straight out at the ocean
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Do you consider small dogs?
I didn't see any pets while I was there, but they were super friendly there. Good luck
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"Stayed on top level (732) for good ocean view but it did overlook sort of unsightly things below."
"Spring for the ocean front rooms 3rd floor and above in the annex."
"We were in room 214 nice King bed with balcony."
"All rooms have ocean view but only 7 stories. I'd prefer the higher levels."
"Upper floors have best views."
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PRICE RANGE
US$100 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
golden sands carolina beach
LOCATION
United StatesNorth CarolinaCarolina Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
115
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