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    Best Western City Sands

    | Corner Of Bank And Corrimal Street, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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    • Excellent41%
    • Very good45%
    • Average7%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
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    “golf club” (46 reviews)
    “golf course” (94 reviews)
    “win stadium” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Golf Course
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We have stayed here several times and will keep coming back while ever we need to visit the Illawarra region. Location is perfect, close to Wollongong central and the ocean and the football stadium if you happen to be there during the NRL season and...More

    Thank Darryl A
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed here for 2 nights as part of our golf social group. Fabulous room with a great view of the Golf Course and Ocean. Comfortable bed and bathroom was great. Quite a large room with a small kitchenette. Great breakfast and dinner in the Hotels...More

    Thank babyboomer58sydney
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Fully recommend this place for a great getaway. Top floor and in the middle was the best view. Very clean and love the bedroom separately. Very spacious. Have stayed before and prefer it the best accommodation in wollongong.

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    Thank W4292YBmariav
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    Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

    Awesome place.. great service from the reception to the bar staff on level 1 bar..great food.. had a flat battery on the Monday night the reception organised a battery pack first thing in the morning.. awesome service with a smile..will be back again...

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hi Luke, It was a pleasure assisting you with your flat battery. looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Michael Zaja

    Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed overnight in a one bedroom apartment. The room was clean, comfortable and spacious. Comfortable king bed. Warm and cosy. We both had a good night's sleep. Reception staff were friendly and efficient. The hotel is located overlooking the sea, next to a golf...More

    Thank Jocelyn C
    Response from Michael Z, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western City SandsResponded 18 September 2017

    Dear Jocelyn, Thank you for your review. Apologies about the noisy air conditioner and breakfast pricing. We are currently planning for a rooms refurbishment. I will attend to the noisy air conditioner, and would like to offer you a special rate when next down this...More

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    Diane S
    28 December 2014|
    Response from lidsdale | Reviewed this property |
    Golf club has no kitchenette
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    "In summer try to get one that faces north."
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