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Sands on Golden Lake

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13163 Hwy 60 | Deacon, Golden Lake, Ontario K0J 1X0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

About forty of us, some Canadian, some from all over the world, come twice a year for week long stays and we rush to return and miss The Sands on Golden Lake in between. From every vantage point including your spacious and immaculate room or chalet and the restaurant offering wall to wall windows, you see a panoramic view of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I wanted a nice, relaxing place to spend my birthday weekend and this place delivered just that. Food - we ate at the restaurant twice and were super happy both times! Amazing fries, burgers, wraps and stuffed chicken. They gave me free birthday twice which was a nice touch. Staff - super friendly! It definitely has that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Sands is a beautiful little gem nestled on right on the shoreline of Golden Lake. The staff were friendly, courteous and accomodating. My SO and I booked a rejuvenation package for the Victoria Day weekend. As their restaurant was not open on the Monday, they amended our package to include lunch and dinner instead of dinner and breakfast. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to take my mother away for mother's day......booked into Sands on Golden Lake using the Spa Package.....includes dinner, breakfast, room and spa treatments......explained when booking some of my mother's limitations such as no stairs.......they were fantastic.....we were put into a beautiful spacious room close to the dining room......patio doors, comfortable sitting area, even a small table with chairs, fridge,... More 

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Jeff S, General Manager at Sands on Golden Lake, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review! Thanks very much for taking the time to write it and share your experience. We're really glad you enjoyed yourselves so much and found everything to your satisfaction. It was a pleasure meeting you both and hope you will return again soon. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Beautiful setting on the shores of Golden Lake, lovely western exposure for setting sun, even in chilly April ! Very nice staff, generous room size (Room #3), pleasant dining room, easy parking... not much to fuss about really. But... room could use more clothes hangars, more lighting, more bathroom counter space, a peephole in the door, security door lock. The... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Huuuuuge kudos to the staff for the amazing brunch put on April 5th! If that is anything like the ones on Sunday during the summer you can count me in! Smorgasbord of all your typical hot breakfast items, made to order omelette station, and tasty fresh pastries. This place is right on Hwy 60 if you're heading to Barry's Bay... More 

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Minden, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Stopped here on snowmobile trip with my brother. Room was a good, food was excellent. The host was amazing and made sure we had everything we needed. Pricing was reasonable would recommend. Great value, Great service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The staff at the Sands created an atmosphere of Love and Kindness. We stayed in the 'Sweetheart' suite..a must for a romantic weekend. The dining room decorated, the food tasty and presentation excellent...the chef never disappoints. The Sands is charmed by the owners, Jeff and Jeff, with hospitality, management and professional approach. A fun time on the 60.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Travelled to golden lake for a winter long weekend with a few families. Rented three cottages side by side. They were basic but clean and easy to settle into. Great to have full kitchens for meals but also the choice to eat at the restaurant on site. Went Snowshoeing, cross country skiing and tobogganing for the little ones right beside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Some friends and I were on a snowmobile trip.the rap tour.we had on of our friends break down on the trail,which put us terribly behind,time wise.we were not going to make it until past 11 PM.the owner made sure we were accommodated and had a great place to stay.he went out of his way in the morning and prepared breakfast... More 

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