Golden Sands Hotel Apartments

Al Mankhool Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $70.00

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Majestical Dubai. Camels, hommus & sheesha.

A travel blog entry by thiskiwiflies on Jun 07, 2014

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Dubai! Wow! What do I say about Dubai? Where do I even start?! This place is hectic, beautiful, busy, erratic, magnificent, clean, loud, enormous and extravagant. We arrived on the 4th of June and can pretty much wipe that afternoon out, after getting off the bus from Abu Dhabi we struggled to find a taxi who would take us just down the road. Not …

Different side of the Middle East

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins


... different from what I had expected. The prices are so low because of the tax regime in Dubai: no income tax and very low tax on goods sold (so relatively low costs for restaurants). Dubai gets most of their money from the Financial sector in their emirate (and some oil proceeds) - and hence doesn't seem to levy other taxes.

Dubai citizens get a certain amount of money from the government (instead of paying tax, not bad! :)) and in general have quite wealthy families. ...

32 Hours in Dubai

A travel blog entry by sachanicole


... Lena, one of my mother's work colleagues who also happened to live across the street from our hotel, small world. We met Lena and her newborn daughter Jude at a restaurant near the hotel. She gave us the scoop on Dubai, and after talking to her for two hours we were sold on the idea of one day working or at the very least visiting Dubai again soon.

That afternoon, we proceeded to the Mall of the Emirates for ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the بر دبي area of Dubai, is near Dubai Museum, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Dubai Zoo, and Lama Desert Tours & Cruises L.L.C..
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGolden Sands Hotel Apartments Dubai

    Reviewed by thiskiwiflies

    Quite nice.

    Reviewed Jun 5, 2014
    by (7 reviews) Rotorua , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Nice having your own apartment. Breakfast is average but people are nice. Bathrooms are small but rooms are big. Awesome pool. It's a bit far away from everything though.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by katemoloney88

    Great Hotel

    Reviewed Jun 28, 2013
    by (10 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    This is a beautiful hotel. We had a studio that was newly renovated for $80 per night with buffet international breakfast. The hotel had great facilities and was close to supermarkets. We cooked alot of our own food and the staff did our dishes for us. We hired a car for 120 AED per day, fuel is cheap and the hotel is a 10 min drive from the Burj Khalifa. There is a desk in the hotel especially for organising tours/hire cars etc to make your stay amazing

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by macedonbarringo

    very good

    Reviewed May 5, 2013
    by (1 review) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Rooms were very nice, service was a little slow at desk on arrival. But due to the fact we were all tired and couldn't wait to get to our room and rest didn't help. Well situated and clean.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by jimcolsimpson

    Accommodation was just okay

    Reviewed May 8, 2012
    by (4 reviews) Eagleby Queensland , Australia Flag of Australia

    The room smelt of stale cigarette smoke, but apart from that is is okay

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Historical Traveler Reviews Golden Sands Hotel Apartments Dubai

    Clean but dated accommodation


    We've just come back from staying a week at Golden Sands 3 (GS3). As it was a three star we were hoping for something along the lines of a travelodge - clean basic accommodation. It turned out to be much bigger than a travelodge, but less modern.



    Myself, my partner and 2 year daughter, stayed at the Golden Sands Apartments, June 2004.

    Reliable, good value (and some advice for the ladies)


    Over the past month I've stayed at Golden Sands 3, 5 and 10. Golden Sands 3 is the block most people know. Mainly studio rooms with plenty of room for a single or couple, a full kitchen, a decent size bathroom and a balcony. Coffee shop does a reasonable breakfast and in the evening you can eat by the pool. Small gym. Tour office and car hire in the reception area together with 2 PCs in the business centre. Very helpful reception staff and porters.

    Great value - good location


    Just back from a five night stay at Golden Sands 3. If you want a good value base in the centre of Dubai I would thoroughly recommend it.

    Redlight area


    The apartments are fine.The bur dubai area is a redlight area I would not recommend these apartments for familys or single women. You would be safer staying in one of the bigger hotels.

    Brillant Accomadation and value for money


    The apartment was lovely which included a decent size bathroom & a kitchen and the service was brillant.

    The facilities included a pool/suana and had a cafe which was brillant, and good value for money.

    I would recomend this apartment to anyone visiting dubai for a short/shopping holiday.

    Shopping Festival!


    Having stayed at the Jumeriah Beach Hotel on a previous visit to Dubai, we decided to try a more central location and get out into the hustle and bustle of the city itself.

    Good Basic Accom


    I booked a twin room at the Golden Sands 3 (there are about 10 different GSs apartment blocks) through the Octopus Travel website.

    Great place to stay


    Great place to stay at an excellent cost having now stayed 3 times and will be there again this October.

    Very spacious rooms that our well equipped and there is a high standard of cleanliness.

    The pool is a little on the small time and can be in shaddow for part of the day but the beach is only a short drive away and if you want to use the hotel transport to the beach, it is free.

    A bargain


    Stayed in 2001. It was our first time in Dubai. Got a relatively cheap deal. Although other hotels are better and have more facilities, the high rating takes account of value for money.

    The Golden Sands consists of a group of building apartments which are based in Dubai itself. This was handy as one of the main reasons to go was shopping. There is daily shuttle bus that takes you to the beach area.

    The rooms also have self catering facilities, although you are more likely to eat out. If you get a cheap deal and do not want to go the fancy priced hotels in dubai then this is recommended.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Golden Sands Hotel Apartments Dubai

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good