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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

LOCATION Beach front accommodations 5 min drive from Golden, 10 min drive from Killaloe, 30 min drive from Barry’s Bay. 1 hour from Algonquin Provincial Park. CLEANLINESS Immaculate STYLE Modern with a slight beach vibe. Very spacious. STAFF From making reservations, to arranging a late check-in, ordering a pre-packed lunch or just popping in the restaurant for a quick breakfast,... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this wonderful resort and loved the location, people, food, resort and proprietor Jeff. From the welcome we received to the service it was great. So much so we are booked in for the next couple of years. Bravo and thanks.

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us at the Sands on Golden Lake. We are very happy to see that you enjoyed our spacious guest room, top notch staff and our spectacular view. We look forward to giving you that “wow” feeling the next time you visit us on Golden Lake! More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kids loved the beach. Restaurant will adapt meals to gluten free. Good prices and selection. Bring beach toys and towels. Shallow beach great for smaller children. Room is lovely. Quiet family vacation.

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Brockville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been staying here when the old owners had it. Leo and his wife. We've always had a great time every time we have come. Rooms are really nice, and the cottages are great! Right on the lake as well, just be careful of the parasite that gives you swimmers itch! Some of my best vacation memories are here.

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A year later and still a fabulous place to visit. The rooms are lovely, the staff beyond helpful, and the food is delicious! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend a visit to the Sands on Golden Lake! Got to enjoy the water this time as well. A little cool, but lovely and clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We loved The Sands on Golden Lake! We enjoyed a long weekend at The Sands for a family wedding and couldn't be more grateful that the bride and groom chose this place. We stayed in the "honeymoon suite" the first two nights and absolutely loved the view from the balcony and the large tub in the room. As soon as... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We really don't even know where to begin in expressing our gratitude to everyone at The Sands for making our wedding weekend the most amazing weekend ever. When we first got engaged it was important to us to be married in the valley and specifically the church associated with our family for over 150 years. When looking at nearby reception... More 

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Kanata, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I logged unto this website to write my review about our stay at The Sands Resort for a family wedding the same wedding that Metro 0 has commented on. All I can say is that it was an entertaining review and a very disturbing review. My first thought was why didn’t they leave or at least address their concerns to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My family and I just returned from a weekend (two nights) at The Sands, celebrating a family wedding. I wasn't sure what to expect from the hotel so I looked on TripAdvisor and saw many positive reviews and became excited to see the place. We arrived on Friday and were given our room keys promptly. We were told the location... More 

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

We can’t begin to address the highly colored issues you have brought up in this review. However, we do stand behind year after year of delivering excellent service, quality & value. We were made aware that one of our 6 hot water heaters was down on Sunday morning. We immediately called in the repair and had the unit up and... More 

Ottawa, Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We stayed at the Sands on two separate nights during our trip. We slept well on both nights and enjoyed our dinners in the restaurant Although the restaurant was not open for breakfast during the week, so we did not eat there on the Friday morning, but enjoyed our buffet breakfast on the Sunday morning before our drive home.

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