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    Aruba Sands Resort

    11 - 17 Philip Ave, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good36%
    • Average13%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible1%
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    “lovely week” (2 reviews)
    “pacific fair” (7 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 December 2014

    We stayed here for 10 nights and found it a great place to base ourselves.We just come over here to catchup with family and relax as much as possible. We were close to the cafes for that early morning coffee and down to the beach...More

    Thank Glenn G
    Response from Barbara K, Owner at Aruba Sands ResortResponded 2 October 2015

    Hi Glen thank you for taking the time to post a Review - we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and must say yes Self contained apartments are the way to go with full cooking and more importantly washing facilities. The location...More

    Reviewed 2 December 2014

    We booked this hotel initially as we needed to be close to the Convention Centre. We stayed for 3 nights and right from our check-in, were made to feel very welcomed. Our hosts were very helpful and so accommodating; from providing us with local bus...More

    1  Thank Rosanna L
    Response from Barbara K, Owner at Aruba Sands ResortResponded 2 October 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to post your Review - we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and everything was satisfactory for you. It gives us great delight to ready these reviews as it confirms to us that we are doing things...More

    Reviewed 18 November 2014

    I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived to stay for three night at aruba sands. I booked through wotif and at a rate of around $150 per night over a weekend I thought it was excellent value. It was a fully self contained apartment with...More

    2  Thank loverofred
    Reviewed 14 November 2014

    What fantastic hosts this property has. They were so lovely and nothing was too much trouble. We stayed for 6 nights and it was a truly great place to lay ones heads for time away to recharge batteries. The location is unbeatable and the room...More

    Thank kiwi7nz
    Response from Barbara K, Owner at Aruba Sands ResortResponded 16 November 2014

    Thank you Kiwi Traveller for taking the time to post your Review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and everything was in order. It gives us great satisfaction to see that our Guests have enjoyed their stay and must say that the majority...More

    Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

    Aruba sands is close to the beach, pacific fair, oasis shopping mall and tram and bus stop, jupiters casino. Staff were very fruendly. Only obe complaint, our stay was for 14 nights and there was no service of our room in that time.More

    Thank oztraveller1130
    Response from Barbara K, Owner at Aruba Sands ResortResponded 13 November 2014

    Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to post a Review. We are surprised that you had not received a service during your 14 night stay - it is normal practice that for a stay of nine nights or longer that you receive a...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$77 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Broadbeach
    • #14 Luxury Hotel in Broadbeach
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Broadbeach
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    • Aruba Sands Resort Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Australia
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    drummajor1935
    23 May 2015|
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    Response from Barbara K | Property representative |
    Hi Don thanks for your email - not sure about Country Music but we do have a couple of Clubs that have good music not too far from us and in fact one of them have a courtesy van and they will come and pick you up and drop... More
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    drummajor1935
    21 May 2015|
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    Response from Barbara K | Property representative |
    Hi Don We have noted your request for a lower level & have placed you in an apartment on the lowest level which has approx. 6 steps to climb. We trust this will be satisfactory kind regards Barbara & Bruce
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    Response from Barbara K | Property representative |
    Good Morning Don Thank you for your enquiry. Yes all apartments do have showers in them - they are fully self contained with full cooking and washing facilities. We are a three story walk up complex with "no lift" so if... More
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    Room Tips
    "No lift so not suitable for wheelchairs or disability. Back units are sunnier but front units perhaps have..."
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    "only 3 stories high so no lift, if you have mobility concerns ask for a ground floor apartment."
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    "We loved being on level 3 (top floor)"
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    "There are no lifts. We choose the 2nd floor and were very comfortable"
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