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Sands on Golden Lake

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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average5%
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All reviewsalgonquin parkdining roomfew daysget awaygreat viewottawa valleycan't wait to go backrooms are largespent two nightsgreat weekendwedding weekendi'm sureen routeentire weekendfood was greatbeautiful settingstaff was very friendly
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Nice clean accommodations with friendly staff, good food and a nice spa service (according to my wife). Small but wonderful beach and many back roads to explore nearby. Good base to spend a few days exploring the area.

1  Thank P C
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is not the first time I have stayed at this property and not the first time I have reviewed it. My last review was from a few years ago and I recently went back for a dinner function and I must say this is...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Went to the Sands for one night in October and we liked it, we had great view from the room on the first floor, the service was great. The room was clean might be a bit dated but it was clean, beds were comfortable, the...More

1  Thank VeronicaLoarCa
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

There for a work meeting. Prompt service, several choice options for lunch buffet , so not restricted to a "planned" meal that some may not like Got back to meeting without delay. Great place for work related meetings and conferences. Plenty of parking. View is...More

1  Thank maoneill
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Though the lake view is lovely, the rooms & restaurant are in bad need of upgrades. Room was clean, but very dated & dingy. Restaurant was way over priced for bland food prepared with little regard. There are much nicer places for similar $$ just...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Banquet Room
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$85 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$85 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Amol K
12 April 2018|
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Response from SandsonGL | Property representative |
Hi Amol, Thank you for your interest in the Sands. We don't provide tours but we are located directly on the ATV trails. Valley Adventure Tours offers guided ATV tours and rentals.
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Rahel S
15 August 2017|
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Response from Jeff S | Property representative |
No. We are a pet free resort.
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387StuM
23 June 2017|
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Response from Jeff S | Property representative |
We have great biking and hiking trails around Golden Lake.
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Room Tips
"Room on the first floor have a great view of the lake"
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"Ask for superior room, upper floor, far away from reststaurant, but better wait after renovation"
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"All rooms share the same great view."
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"All rooms seemed great with lake view"
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