Good 6.3
Based on 13 reviews

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About Golden Sands Beachfront Apartment Resort

Description

Golden Sands Beachfront Apartment Resort, located in Yorkeys Knob, Cairns, is a popular choice for travelers. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

At Golden Sands Beachfront Apartment Resort, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, wheelchair accessible, taxi service, private check in/check out, printer.

Step into one of 32 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning which can be found in some rooms. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as surfing lessons, wind surfing, hot tub, golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool. Whatever your reason for visiting Cairns, the Golden Sands Beachfront Apartment Resort is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.
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Features

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi [portable rental]
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
  • Taxi service

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Surfing lessons
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Tours
  • Water sports (non-motorized)
  • Wind surfing

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant(s)

Services and conveniences

  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Postal service
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room
  • Swimming pool [kids]

Access

  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Check-in/check-out [private]
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
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Policies

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-3 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 3 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00AM
Distance from City Center: 10 km
Distance to Airport: 7 km
Internet Usage Fee: 0 AUD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Floors: 4
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 32
Reception Open Until: 5:00PM
Room Voltage: 240
Time to Airport (Minutes): 15
Year Hotel Built: 1995
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2008
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Recent customer comments

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based on 13 reviews
  • Cleanliness 6.5
  • Location 7.5
  • Room comfort and quality 6.0
  • Service 6.2
  • Value for money 6.3
  • Food and dining 5.5
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Sheng from Australia
Groups
2 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 3 nights in October 2015
good for holiday
Value for Money, Staff Performance, Hotel Condition
Reviewed November 26, 2015

SIEN from Australia
Business travelers
2 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 2 nights in October 2015
Bad serviced intruder come in to my room midnight I lost my sunglass and money
Reviewed October 07, 2015

Debra from Australia
Couples
1 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 8 nights in September 2015
Good
Location,quite,car parking
Good
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Abu from Australia
Solo travelers
1 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 5 nights in June 2014
Convenient location and I book it for great price
Location , clean , price
The room was clean although the hotel was understaffed but it was ok
Reviewed August 16, 2015

Wendy from Australia
Solo travelers
1 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 3 nights in August 2015
Shabby
Location & pool area
I thought that I would give the Golden Sands another go after a disappointing stay 18 months ago. Big mistake ! Fridge not working & it took until 3pm the following day to have the problem rectified. Vertical drapes broken & unable to open them, not one coat hanger in the wardrobe ? No remote control for TV, no exhaust fan in bathroom, no dishwasher. Lovely location & gardens, but unfortunatly the unit that I was allocated was shabby.
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Paul from New Zealand
Families with young children
1 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 9 nights in September 2014
Comfy room. Lift for luggage. Great pool
Quiet comfortable and clean
Stay was good. Did day trips in and around cairns for the 10 days we stayed. The pool was really nice in the afternoons and the beach was only 1-2 min walk. Parking is great and a lift for luggage and pram was awesome.
Reviewed October 05, 2014

Sandra from Australia
Couples
1 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 1 night in September 2014
Location was ok, room a little disappointed
Location access to beach, undercover parking
Stay was okay bit disappointed with room, quite dated the sliding door to bathroom needs replacing bit old. Bed not very comfortable and cane furniture in lounge room? Kitchen equiped okay no dishwasher, basic essentials for cooking. Great access to beach and pool area looked nice.
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Greg from Australia
Families with older children
2 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 1 night in September 2014
Basic accommodation in put of the way location
Quiet location
Overpriced self contained 1 and 2 bedroom apartments near a beach which you should think twice about swimming in because of the abundance of sea snakes, potentially fatal stinging jellyfish and salt water man-eating crocodiles. Apartments vary in quality and amenities. Some are very basic with insufficient/inadequate furnishings. We were a family of two, and in the two bedroom apartment there was one small couch and a few chairs. The apartment is advertised as being suitable for up to four persons but the furniture in the sitting room barely accommodates two persons. The "free" Wifi signal is so intermittent and so weak as to be a waste of time, effectively unusable. Forget about downloading anything but emails, and barely that. The restaurant was "temporarily closed", although the promotional material made available by the internet booking sites does not reveal this. A more accurate description would be that the restaurant "is closed, never to reopen". Checkout time, as we discovered to our considerable inconvenience, is a non-negotiable 10 am. With the airport 20 minutes drive away, and no major shopping or recreational activities any closer (except possibly fishing on the beach), leaving your bags at the hotel after checkout until your afternoon or evening flight is not really a viable option. You will definitely need a car if you stay at Golden Sands apartments. Better to give them a miss and stay in the city centre or head for Palm Cove where there are far greater tourist amenities and accommodation of better value than this.
Reviewed September 21, 2014

Mick from Australia
Groups
2 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 5 nights in July 2014
Vrry good
Under ground car park cleanness of rooms and access Quite
Very good quite relaxing easy to find walking distance to shops
Reviewed July 17, 2014

DEBBIE from Australia
Couples
1 Bedroom Apartment
Stayed 2 nights in December 2013
A wonderful holiday
ambience, access to beach and pool, great room
The apartment was well presented and very clean. The view to the ocean, pool and trees was beautiful and the whole area was restful. The bed was very comfortable as were the pillows! The complex was quiet and staff were very helpful.
Reviewed January 07, 2014



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