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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in a family room it was clean and neat plenty of room, good pool to cool off in and central location. Next time I would ask for a room at the back as our room was on the road and was a bit noisy with traffic other than that it was a good stay and the young girl... More 

Thank venochik
Gold Coast, Australia
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although cost efficient bathroom needs renovation as sealant was mouldy throughout, windows in bathroom could not be opened & only front windows allowed for fresh air but not secure when sleeping. Air conditioning would only heat & not cool. Sheets were nicely starched & bed felt comfy. Very noisy from large groups staying at motel even though a 10pm noise... More 

Thank cherylsF1912WR
Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one nite budget room. it has balcony we loved it. Room is clean, quiet. It is walking distance to water and restaurants. Staff are very nice and helpful. They also have lots of pets, cat, dogs, and a beautiful dragon at reception.(kids might like here more lol) The only imperfection was internet, it was supposed to have... More 

Thank justAplum
Sydney, Australia
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147 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly and helpful when we checked in and cannot be faulted. The room was clean but very tired. The shower screen was very mouldy and that and the grout had not seen a scrub clean for a long time. The sheer curtains were visibly dirty when the sun hit them. Generally the room was a bit... More 

Thank babydollq
Sydney, Australia
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146 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for here with the central location being a bonus. If you are simply after a room for the night within walking distance of both town facilities you will not be disappointed. Don't expect too much for the money you pay, it is clean and tidy and rooms are available on ground level if required.

Thank FalconerIV
Yass, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

After driving from the Gold Coast, we Googled somewhere to stay and this was the close.st to pop up near where we were. It was getting late and I was stoked when someone answered the phone. Veronica was amazing and organised us a room, suggested places close by for meals at such a late hour. We were pleasantly surprised by... More 

Thank Ezalou80
Tamworth NSW
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19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Stayed at this motel with family for 2 nights. It was good value, clean and a decent size with a nice little seating area in front of the room. The motel is in a very central location, no need to drive anywhere. I wouldn't hesitate staying again.

Thank TamworthNSW456
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This should not be rated 3 stars, 1 is enough. Never seen a room where the hot/cold taps are reversed and if you missed the notice re that you would only get cold water, even with sink taps. Small shower with restricted access if you have any weight or well-endowed! Mold in the shower. The base sheet on the bed... More 

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91 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

True gem in the middle of everything you would want to do . The place was a total surprise and well worth a future stay . Not a new place but well kept , clean and very comfortable . Very pleasant greeting on arrival and no complaints from me .

Thank ted58
Burford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

$80 for a comfy bed and clean room with good wi-fi, TV and a super location. It was just what we wanted -- a real "motel" experience. It's right on the shops, just a block from the beach, near the river, bridge ... It's retro and nothing snazzy, and even has a pool. If you want posh, go elsewhere. Great... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Golden Sands Motor Inn at Forster is the place to stay for holidays, weekends away, and business. There are 24 motel rooms varying from budget double, queen standard and twin, premium and twin premium, family, and wheelchair to two three bedroom self contained apartments. We are a minutes walk to the beach/lake and the same to shops, cafes, and restaurants as well as an on site restaurant, Blue Water Restaurant, International Cuisine. All motel rooms have Austar, airconditioning, free wireless internet, and all expected amenities.The three bedroom units are large with lock up garages.We are the friendly motel in the heart of Forster. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Sands Motor Inn

Address: 6 Head St, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Forster
Price Range: $91 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Sands Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“We had a quiet downstairs room not far from the pool.”
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