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Clayton, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel for 4 nights (3/2-3/5/17). I had a full ocean view which was spectacular plus a very small balcony with 2 chairs to sit on. I stayed in the new building, 7th floor. You could sit or lay on the bed and watch the waves roll in! What I would like to focus on is the...

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1Thank Barbara C
goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We have a great housekeeping staff that does a great job keeping our rooms clean. We hope you can come back and stay with us soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were friendly, helpful and seemed to take pride in their establishment. Our room was made neat and clean daily as well as the provision of towels and necessities. We loved our oceanfront view room and listening to the waves. Two lawn chairs were provided on balcony. Because we booked online we were given one night free! That was...

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goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us we're glad that you enjoyed it. We have an amazing staff that take's a lot of pride in their work we are always happy to help our guest. We hope you will come back soon to stay with us again.

Yanceyville, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The hotel was great. loved everything but the view where we were. Enclosed pool right below room. But other than that. The staff was awesome especially the night staff. We were only there for two nights. But had a wonderful time.

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goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us we are glad you enjoyed it we have a great staff who is always happy to help our guest. The room you stayed in might have been one of our partial view rooms that's right above the indoor pool. Next time just ask for an ocean view room and you will get a great...

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Upscale with new pull out sofa, nice carpet and comfortable beds. Fantastic view from small balcony (2 upright chairs provided and standing room). Clean, friendly staff at desk and housekeeping, quiet, nice. Enjoyed offseason weekend getaway.

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goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will come back and stay with us again. Hope to see you soon.

Colfax, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great friendly staff. Extra clean rooms. Best view on beach. Would have given it a 5 rating but the heated pool and jacuzzi did not work when I was there. They did have the parts order just my timing was off.

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goldensandsmotel, Front Office Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us we are glad you enjoyed your stay we hope you stay with us again. We apologize for the heated pool but everything is working now so the next time you come you'll be able to enjoy it.

Madison, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I must be different , I can't find 1 thing wrong with Golden Sands & I've been staying here for yrs. The elevator is a plus as I have hard time w/ steps. Rooms clean & great , I like the office staff , 1 lady has been here a long time , never had anyone rude. The North Tower...

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Lumberton, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I was only able to stay for one night. I was a little skeptical looking at it online but when I showed up I was more than pleased. Room was awesome. Two queen beds large bathroom and plenty of living space as well as a nice balcony overlooking the Atlantic. Cannot wait to go back and enjoy myself and...

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed staying at this hotel. The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The only downside is getting your luggage in and out. We where staying in the building with the main office. Manuvering the baggage cart around the parking lot and up the ramp was a little difficult. Despite that it...

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1Thank Brittney B
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This was an okay hotel! Definitely was clean and the pool was a bonus. All you have to do it walk down stairs and get to the beach & their own tiki bar. I can't complain much. The area is not the "best" for couples (It's definitely more family oriented). On our second to last day, we went to Wrightsville...

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1Thank Jes S
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I love how every room has a balcony to see the ocean. somethings are outdated but for the price and walking distance (a little far but on the beach we enjoy it) to the boardwalk. we wont go anywhere else. love it!

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goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and look forward to having you again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Golden Sands

Address: 1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
Region: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Price Range: $138 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Sands 3*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Golden Sands Carolina Beach
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Carolina Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Carolina Beach
#1 Best Value Hotel in Carolina Beach
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“Ask for an ocean view. It is spectacular both visually and sound wise.”
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“2 buildings, One with outside and one with inside room entry doors. Inside entry preferred for security and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Mefarrior, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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