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Brockville, Canada
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our second trip to The Sands was as good as the first time, last year at about the same time. The whole place is lovely and the staff very friendly. The beach is wonderful, you can walk out very far, and the sand really is golden. The food in the restaurant is excellent for both breakfast and dinner. The rooms... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

One of the best location we've stayed at. Beautiful view. We stayed at this property for 2 night and just fell in love with this place. Great food menu! Well managed property! We are coming back in October!

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1 Thank Ezzebey
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Recently had dinner here with one of my friends and we struggled finding something we really wanted to eat. We settled due to the lack of menu options. The bruschetta was a big let down and surprisingly small for the price. The server I must say was very friendly. The other let down was that we couldnt even enjoy the... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Please allow me to explain our menu offerings. First, and the most important, is only fresh and seasonal products are offered at the Sands. We feel that a large menu requires us to freeze a lot of our inventory and that is simply not acceptable. With 15 entrée selections, 5 appetizers, 4 entrée salads, 6... More 

Pickering, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The room was a good size and the view was gorgeous--every room looks out onto the lake and the sunsets are beautiful. Rooms were extremely clean. The restaurant attached had great food, excellent service, beautiful views and was very reasonably priced. We would and will go back to Sands on Golden Lake again.

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

We are pleased to hear that you were happy with your experience at the Sands. Your feedback goes a long way and we appreciate the time you took to write it. We look forward to welcoming you back to Sands the next time you are in the Ottawa Valley. More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I could not believe how absolutely lovely and clean the rooms are. And the beds ... fabulous! The best bed I've slept in, in a motel for ages and we do a lot of traveling. The rooms are large and roomy with a fantastic view and deck along the back. We had 2 dbl beds, a sofa, fridge, coffee maker... More 

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Thank Cheryl P
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had very nice stay in this hotel. The room was very clean with a balcony overlooking the beach and golden lake. It was a very peaceful setting. Staff were very nice and friendly. The restaurant was also nice, reasonably priced and convenient. The hotel is about a 1 hr drive to Algonquin park.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed in room 12 which is accessible and we thoroughly enjoyed the spacious room which had a refrigerator, a table for 2, a wonderful TV, AC, superb beds and a balcony overlooking the lake. The staff were all very friendly and very helpful. My sister has mobility problems so we took advantage of room service twice which was great.... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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289 reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed there Sunday night, and found the rooms to be a good size. The staff were great, and it is right on Golden Lake. The room was on ground level to walk into, and the front was on the second floor with a balcony overlooking the lake. The lake is pretty and the motel has a great beach. The... More 

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North Gower, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed at this amazing place this weekend. I was almost tempted not to write this amazing 5 star review as I didn't want to share the amazing find!!! I cant tell you how fantastic this place is. Rooms are lovely and spacious and very clean. Staff was far and above fantastic. Food in restaurant was delicious!. I would go... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were in the area and needed a room last minute so I looked on the map and saw Sands on Golden Lake, for a reasonable price and booked it. Our room was lovely and light and spacious. No air conditioning but there was a nice breeze in through the sliding glass doors and a fan once the door was... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The ideal getaway with a pristine, sandy beach,lakeside spa treatments and Golden Lakes only lakeside dining room. A year-round retreat to enjoy nature hikes, ice skating & ATV/ snowmobile trails. Cozy up to your own private fireplace or jacuzzi - a welcoming guest room or chalet awaits you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sands on Golden Lake

Address: 13163 Hwy 60 | Deacon, Golden Lake, Ontario K0J 1X0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Golden Lake
Price Range: $110 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sands on Golden Lake 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Rooms vary in size from small to large to 2-floor family units with fire pits on the beach. Canoes, kayaks available.”
 of 5 bubbles RSOrr, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have beautiful view. Single Queen bed rooms don't have AC but breeze off lake through sliding glass door was great.”
 of 5 bubbles wendyburkin, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I'm sure any room would be great.”
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 of 5 bubbles cherylpS2366JZ, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“every room has some good feature, the lower rooms open onto the lawn and are a short walk to the lake, the upper rooms have a superb view.”
 of 5 bubbles barbaram969, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a balcony. You have a great view, air conditioning, and a frig.”
 of 5 bubbles JBJOHNSON, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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