Important Notice:

Sands on Golden Lake Restaurant, Inn, and Spa is open. Please click here to view our new policies and procedures to keep our guests and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Our welcoming Beachfront Inn provides a range of accomodation options.

Find the perfect solution at the Sands when planning your next vacation getaway. Choose from a room, chalet, or cottage that suits your style.

Lodging at Sands on Golden Lake is the perfect combination of contemporary comfort and cottage chic. Our newly-renovated, upcountry style appeals to families and couples of all ages. Our finest suites host a Jacuzzi tub, king bed, and balcony overlooking the serene shores of Golden Lake. We offer an onsite restaurant featuring room service, a full service Sands Spa, and complementary wireless internet. Just pack your bags and let our friendly staff take care of the rest.

The Sands is located 1:45 hours west of Canada's Capital, on the highway 60 corridor, and just Forty five minutes to the east gate of Algonquin Park. This relaxing Inn, Spa, and Restaurant are nestled in the picturesque rolling hills of the Ottawa Valley. It's the ideal spot for vacationers and business travellers to retreat to.

Sands Deluxe Suite

Suite features: 1 King Bed, jet tub, 42" flat screen with satellite, WiFi, compact fridge, air conditioning, and balcony with lake view.

Rates:
Peak Season (May to October)
$179.00 / night + tax (2 Person Maximum Occupancy)
Off Season (November to April)
$160.00 / night + tax (2 Person Maximum Occupancy)

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Lakeside Queen Suite — Two Bed

Suite features: 2 Queen Beds, compact fridge, satellite TV, air conditioning, and balcony with lake view.

Rates:
Peak Season (May to October)
$150.00 / night + tax (4 Person Maximum Occupancy)
Off Season (November to April)
$135.00 / night + tax (4 Person Maximum Occupancy)

Lakeside Queen Suite — One Bed

Suite features: Queen Bed, compact fridge, satellite TV, air conditioning, and lake level walk-out or balcony with lake view.

Rates:
Peak Season (May to October)
$115.00 / night + tax (2 Person Maximum Occupancy)
Off Season (November to April)
$105.00 / night + tax (2 Person Maximum Occupancy)

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Lakeside Double Suite — Two Bed

Suite features: 2 Double Beds, compact fridge, satellite TV, air conditioning, and lake level walk-out.

Rates:
Peak Season (May to October)
$125.00 / night + tax (4 Person Maximum Occupancy)
Off Season (November to April)
$115.00 / night + tax (2 Person Maximum Occupancy)

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Lakeside Chalets — One, Two, and Three

Chalets features: All Chalets are on two levels and sleep six (3 bedrooms). They provide spacious living areas with full kitchen, fireplace, and deck overlooking the lake. There's a Jacuzzi in Chalet #1. All of our well-appointed Chalets include all linens and towels (with the exception of beach towels).

Rates:
Peak Season (May to October)
$310.00 / night + tax (6 Person Maximum Occupancy)
$1495.00 / week + tax
Off Season (November to April)
$260.00 / night + tax (6 Person Maximum Occupancy)
$1145.00 / week + tax

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Sands Cottage

Cottage features: a one level cottage that sleeps six (3 bedrooms), dining and living room space with vaulted ceilings, satellite TV, propane woodstove, fully equipped kitchen, spacious lake-front deck with barbeque, and includes all linens and towels (with the exception of beach towels).

Rates:
Peak Season (May to October)
$345.00 / night + tax (6 Person Maximum Occupancy)
$1595.00 / week + tax
Off Season (November to April)
$295.00 / night + tax (6 Person Maximum Occupancy)
$1245.00 / week + tax

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Helping to Relieve Coronavirus Fears

We look forward to welcoming everyone to the Sands on Golden Lake this summer. We are following all Health and Safety Guidelines from the Government of Ontario. The Sands on Golden Lake is now open with the following guidelines and policies to minimize risk and provide a safe environment for our Sands family.

Key Measures in Place:

  • All Sands on Golden Lake guests and staff are required to practice social distancing, frequent hand washing and/or use of hand sanitizer, and self-isolate and seek medical attention if experiencing symptoms.
  • All Sands on Golden Lake staff will wear face masks
  • Masks must be worn by guests in any enclosed public areas.
  • Frequent disinfecting of all high touch areas
  • No housekeeping service during stay
  • Staff will be screened for COVID symptoms prior to starting shift each day

What to Bring:

  • Personal supply of hand sanitizer and/or wipes
  • Face masks or other PPE
  • Beach towels
  • Breakfast foods

Accommodation and Housekeeping:

  • Check-in at the front desk (plexiglass shield at front desk). Check-in will be available until 7PM. Should you plan on arriving later, please contact us to arrange details for a late check-in.
  • Payment via debit or credit strongly encouraged. Room payment will be made on check-in.
  • Room keys will be sanitized after each guest.
  • No stayover housekeeping service. Housekeeping will not be cleaning the room throughout your stay. Housekeeping supplies will be delivered to your room or cottage in a basket in the morning. We will pick-up your used towels and garbage – all of which you may leave outside the cottage by 10AM.
  • All guest rooms and cottages will be thoroughly disinfected after a guest departs. All door handles, window latches, light switches, and frequently touched areas will be disinfected.
  • On departure, please visit the front desk to drop off your key and settle any remaining charges.
  • Late-check outs will not be permitted as we will require more time to fully clean and disinfect each room before the next guest checks-in.
  • Personal coffee makers have been removed from the room. Should you need one, please inquire with the front desk.
  • Face masks must be worn by all guests at check-in, check-out, and any time you are at reception.

Restaurant:

  • The Sands on Golden Lake restaurant will be open Monday to Thursday from 11AM to 7PM and Friday to Sunday from 8AM to 8PM for take-out, dine-in, and room service. Take-out orders will be accepted until 6:30PM Monday-Thursday and 7:30PM Friday-Sunday.
  • Maximum dine-in group size of 10 people.
  • The restaurant will only be open for breakfast Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We recommend guests bring breakfast items with them if staying during the week. We will provide complimentary coffee and tea for overnight guests at the front desk until 11AM Monday-Thursday.
  • Alcoholic beverages will also be available for room service and take-out orders.
  • Payment via debit or credit strongly encouraged.
  • Door handles, light switches, bathrooms, counters, and other frequently touched areas will be sanitized with increased regularity.
  • Social distancing will be required when waiting on your order.
  • Face masks must be worn by all guests while inside the restaurant for dine-in or take-out services. Masks may be removed only while eating. 
  • Should you choose not to dine indoors, you can grab take-out and enjoy it on our lakeside tables. 

Spa:

  • Guests and staff must always wear masks during their treatments. We recommend guests bring their own fabric or disposable mask.
  • We will be limited the number of guests in the spa at one time to promote physical distancing and booking more time in between appointments to allow for complete sanitization.
  • Please ensure you arrive 5 minutes before your treatment is scheduled to begin to fill out paperwork. Arriving late will have your treatment times reduced.
  • Clear barriers will be installed between pedicure chairs, at manicure stations, and at reception.
  • Cancellation policy will be relaxed to allow for our guests who are not feeling well to cancel without penalty.
  • All magazines and reading material will be removed. 
  • Door handles, light switches, bathrooms, counters, and other frequently touched areas will be sanitized with increased regularity.
  • Payment via Debit or Credit is strongly encouraged.
  • All clients will be screened for symptoms when making the appointment and again on arrival.
  • Please come alone to your appointment, guests are not permitted unless they also have an appointment.
  • Food or beverages will not be available and are not permitted to be brought in. Please leave your coffee or water bottle at home.