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Golden Sands Resort Motel

1028 Lakeshore Drive, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 1C1, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hello, we stayed 6 nights at the Golden Sands in Penticton. It was the dirtiest motel we have ever stayed in, the carpet was filthy and when we complained they dry shampooed it which helped a little but we still wore our sandals full time in the room. The floor was never wet mopped and seldom even swept. The sink... More 

Thank Fitzfrew
Surrey, Canada
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Very friendly staff, was in a standard suite , had to change suites as the people around us were up for an event and were quit loud... so we were moved into a 2 bedroom same price with a beautiful view... has a pool overall its clean..

Thank Lisat067
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Great location near the end of the beach strip across from the SS Sicamous. I was visiting with family in March so it was quiet on the stripe at this time of year, can not say if that is the same for the summer months. Enough space with two bedrooms, kitchen and eating area. Great for a get away in... More 

Thank Brian V
Penticton, Canada
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

For the last five years, I've stayed at the Golden Sands at least a dozen times. I've never hesitated booking my friends here either. They're always happy I did. The lake is right across the street. The pool is crystal clean and refreshing. The bbq's are always a bonus as it just adds to the enjoyment. It's minutes to the... More 

Thank Scott M
Vancouver, Canada
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50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stayed here again for three nights in September, and once again we were very impressed by both the motel and the friendly and efficient service provided by Heidi at the front desk. We always stay in the studio suite facing the street -perhaps a little noisier but with great views of the lake. The unit is well equipped with everything... More 

Thank Mia G
Parksville, Canada
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Pool. Beach. Pub. All within a rocks throw. This motel is showing its age. The place where my parents might have taken the family back in the day. They never figured out the room numbering system so that was a challenge we quickly overcame. Great little pool. Lots of towels. Nice place to relax. The bed was a rack. Best... More 

Thank IdealImages
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

it has a good location right across the beach and next to a water-sports rental store; the beach is really nice; a convenient store is downstairs; our studio had a kitchen with 2 fridges, so we were able to save some money and cook; the room was clean and comfortable, no issues; the manager and the housekeeper were polite and... More 

2 Thank SandraTravel101
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Our unit's bathroom flooded during the evening. I called down to the office around 7 pm and told the girl in charge what do i do? The water is coming up from the toilet. She said just leave it. The water ran through the bathroom at which point i was throwing towels down. I called her again and said this... More 

2 Thank DiDi S
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Well run, super friendly, clean and inviting...we would definitely stay here again. Fresh vegetables and herbs from the multitude of gardens..delicious dinner and breakfast. Close to town but just far enough away to enjoy the quiet and peace of the area.

Thank sunnysgirl11
Vancouver, Canada
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248 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It's an older place, but seems well maintained. The rooms were clean, the staff I interacted with were pretty good. But the suits themselves were simply average, and the building has very few amenities. Pro: Great location right across the street from the beach. Prices are reasonable. Con: Air conditioner units in 2 of the three rooms didn't work properly... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On Penticton's Okanagan Beach across from the S.S. Sicamous paddle-wheeler. We offer standard rooms plus 1, 2 & 3 bedroom suites. Seasonal specials are available. Eighty wineries are nearby. Wedding parties, sports teams & groups are welcome. Pets are OK. All rooms are non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Sands Resort Motel

Address: 1028 Lakeshore Drive, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 1C1, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Okanagan Valley > Penticton
Price Range: $172 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Golden Sands Resort Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Penticton
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