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    Golden Sands

    1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
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    US$ 123
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    Room & Suite (256)
    Pool & Beach (37)
    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good37%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “tiki bar” (126 reviews)
    “split room” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 427 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Weekend stay in this updated hotel room. Beds were comfortable and room had updated bathroom. Great view of the ocean with convenient access to it. Tiki bar and restaurant right there at hotel. Ample parking. Would definitely stay again.

    1  Thank Deborah E
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We are Marriott Gold members and have stayed at the Courtyard Marriott in Carolina Beach. The Golden Sands is hands down superior to the Marriott. I just have 2 recommendations. I looked on-line before we went and saw the on the web site there was...More

    Thank Debbie B
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Realizing that we were traveling during the peak summer season, we found that our experience was still very average for the price that we paid for the hotel. Having read the reviews and looking at comparable properties, I had expected something a little nicer. I...More

    Thank nctraveljunkies
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed at the Golden Sands and paid around $200 a night for a room with a view of shrubs. The TV was an old tube style model with poor reception. The linens on the beds were paper thin. The bathroom was dated. This was not...More

    Thank Bob P
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We were very fortunate to find an ocean view room available at Golden Sands at a fairly late date. My wife and I were very pleased all the way around. The 3rd floor view of the beach and ocean were incredible. The room was very...More

    Thank Craig H
    Blockade Runner Beach Resort
    2,102 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Wrightsville Beach
     
    Hampton Inn & Suites Carolina Beach Oceanfront
    284 reviews
    #1 of 19 hotels in Carolina Beach
     
    Atlantic Towers
    257 reviews
    #6 of 19 hotels in Carolina Beach
     
    Beach House Inn and Suites
    152 reviews
    #5 of 19 hotels in Carolina Beach
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 122 - US$ 291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Carolina Beach
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Carolina Beach
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 115
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • North Carolina >
    • Carolina Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Golden Sands Carolina Beach
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    Traveller (120)
    Room & Suite (256)
    Pool & Beach (37)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (82)
    Bathroom (2)
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    22.20 km away
     
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    faithlynetterz
    6 June 2017|
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    Response from Mefarrior | Reviewed this property |
    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... More
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    Jennifer E
    4 March 2017|
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    Response from birdCarolinaBeachNc | Property representative |
    You are looking straight out at the ocean
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for the newer building if possible. Last call is 9 at the tiki bar so be aware!!"
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    "Ocean views are best."
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    "Higher floors have a better view of the beach. Bldg 1203 does not have front doors opening to the outside. It..."
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    "We stayed on the 2nd floor of the 5 story building. Very quiet. Nice."
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