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    Golden Sands

    1211 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5522
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good36%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “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
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Special Offer: Indoor Pool & Tiki Bar 🍹
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    1 - 5 of 429 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    If you want valet parking and room service, this is not your place. If you want a nice, clean, quiet place to rejuvenate, this is it! As with all family beaches, everything shuts down earlier than commercial beaches, like Myrtle Beach. All rooms are ocean...More

    Thank Kris K
    Response from goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden SandsResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your stay and we are glad you enjoyed the great view of the ocean.We do take pride in living on a great family beach.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had such a wonderful experience! The beds were so comfy, the views were absolutely amazing! The attached bar/restaurant was so convenient and delicious!Our next trip here I will certainly be booking here. I can't wait to go back to this hidden gem!More

    Thank Marybeth K
    Response from goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden SandsResponded 2 weeks ago

    So happy you had a great stay and glad you enjoyed the beds as we have just recently replaced them all.Alot of our quest do enjoy the fact that you don't have to drive off for eating and you can sit out overlooking the beach...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    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.More

    1  Thank Deborah E
    Response from goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden SandsResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for noticing our updates to our bathrooms and the beds that we have recently replaced.As you said the restaurant and Tiki bar is great so you don't have to drive no where with the ocean here an outdoor pool,indoor pool and fitness room.Come...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    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
    Response from goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden SandsResponded 2 weeks ago

    We are so happy you gave us a try and sorry about the coffee maker as we have a 4 cup coffee maker with the coffee in every room and also have coffee in the lobby every morning starting at 6:00 am every morning for...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    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
    Response from goldensandsmotel, General Manager at Golden SandsResponded 2 weeks ago

    Sorry you found your experience average and we don't claim to be a high end chain hotel but a family owed nice hotel that treat their customers like friends and family not like numbers.Im sorry you did not find the beds to your liking as...More

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    About
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    Certificate of Excellence
    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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 109 - US$ 201 (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 ,
    • 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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    donnasA8719AX
    9 June 2017|
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    Response from goldensandsmotel | Property representative |
    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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    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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    "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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