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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and tidy good minibar although slight musty smell but good air con. Staff could be a little hit and miss but the beds were comfy and food was good including breakfast. Pool area nice and away from the road. Road at night can be loud if your bungalow is close to the road but location just across from the... More 

Thank 88jadeypops88
Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Admittedly I was skeptical when my partner booked us into Golden Sands for a week at the beginning of June. But, dollar for dollar, Golden Sand Inn weighs in as a winner. It's location is absolutely perfect - right at the northern end of Karon Beach, directly across the road. It's also perfectly situated for walking to the main tourist... More 

1 Thank ClareAppleyard
Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Really great! For 3 stars- really 5. Good bungalow ( superior), better than delux in the main building, because bungalows are in tropical garden. Good beds and aircond, cleaning every day, and as many towels as you want. Lication- just near the beach, the opportunity to wash away sand at the entrance after the beach. Good breakfast with cheese. Recomended... More 

Thank DIROM2013
Longyearbyen, Norway
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48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Golden Sand Inn for a week in January 2016. The staff was very helpful and service minded. They helped us book all our activities. The pool area is very nice and cozy, away from the street. The breakfast was ok, but it was a little boring to eat the same thing every day. The hotel is located... More 

1 Thank Maria G
Berlin, Germany
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96 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Vegetarians, beware all of this restaurant! On second thought, not only vegetarians. We had two soups: one was an asparagus cream soup and the other a tomato cream soup. The former was a soup composed of canned asparagus in a corn starch base. The latter, was a ketchup soup with corn starch. That was a first. No one in this... More 

1 Thank Anje123
Southern Poland, Poland
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93 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Some time ago it was good quality hotel, but now... The best things in Golden Sand Inn is defenitely swimming pool and gardens. The worst is the shower. In whole hotel was maybe 20 guests, so we could change room as much as possible, but in all rooms cold and hot water mixer was broken or something was wrong. We... More 

Thank Jacek O
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We had a fantastic 17 night stay at Golden Sand. It is very much a home from home. The staff are very friendly and extremely helpful, whatever you ask for appears very quickly. The room is very clean, the pool is nice and close and we have a lovely view of the beach at breakfast. We have already booked for... More 

Thank annr562015
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

We have been here over many years and it has never disappointed. This time we went for the 'de-luxe' rooms which are a new(ish) block and have everything you could expect for £40 a night for the room incl breakfast. Although no in-room safe there are free boxes at reception. Breakfast is buffet style with bacon, eggs, sausage, fresh fruit... More 

Thank 508Tony
Avoca Beach, Australia
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65 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Reasonable budget hotel situated just across the road from the beach. However we have not been to Phuket for a number of years and found the place over commercialised. Unfortunately we were there for two weeks our morning walk along the beach was marred by garbage scattered everywhere. One of the maids at the hotel stole over E100 from my... More 

4 Thank Bazzathegreat
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

If I had 9 lives, then one of them would be spent buying this hotel and turning it into a huge success. It has huge potential but does not live up to it. The location of the hotel is very nice, cross one road and you're on the beach. The reception staff were incredibly friendly and spoke English very well.... More 

Thank MarlineJF

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Golden Sand Inn

Address: 556 Moo 1 | Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Karon
Price Range: $31 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Golden Sand Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
Golden Sand Hotel Karon
Golden Sand Inn Phuket/Karon
Hotel Style:
#31 On the Beach Hotel in Karon
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“Superior bungalows are best.”
 of 5 bubbles annr562015, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If going for the more expensive rooms in the new block go for top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 508Tony, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't bother!”
 of 5 bubbles Bazzathegreat, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
“choose a bungalow in one of the smaller groups of 4 near the main hotel for wifi and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles akb16, 25 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Get the best you can afford”
 of 5 bubbles 5532mr, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
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