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Creston, Canada
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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights in a one bedroom kitchenette that had a nice living room. Clean and comfortable, everything that we need for a reasonable price in the should season. Across from the beach and a few blocks from the casino. Walking distance to pubs and restaurants - Friendly staff. I would definitely come back!

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Langley City, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed in a 3 bedroom suite. Was great, nice and clean. We also had our dogs with us. Swimming pool is good and close to the beach and lots of restaurants to choose from. Think it will be a great place to stay for a longer time. People were very friendly and I forgot my prescribed medicine in the... More 

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Thank IreneandBen
Alberta
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

You cannot find a better location. This hotel is located close to all amenities, beach, restaurants, playground etc. We stayed in a 2 bedroom facing the courtyard. Room was clean and stocked with everything we needed. Staff was very friendly and attentive.

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Thank Alberta16
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2016

we traveled from vancouver only to get kicked out after 20 hours for bringing our 2 cats with us. our cats endured a 6 hour ride in extremely hot weather only to have to do it again the day after. the motel's terribly designed website does absolutely nothing to inform the tenants and is just upright confusing. the website states... More 

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Thank Oki D
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Dont waste your time on this hotel. Their service is awful and the staff show no compassion towards their tennants. Their website is not resourceful as it is poorly constructed and will lead to contradiction. Website says they are pet friendly, yet dont allow cats. Are cats not pets afterall? The staff is uptight and if they feel like they... More 

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Thank Teodora P
Vancouver
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

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 

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Thank Fitzfrew
Surrey, Canada
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 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..

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Thank Lisat067
Surrey
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357 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 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 

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Thank Brian V
Penticton, Canada
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 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 

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Thank Scott M
Vancouver, Canada
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94 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 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 

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Thank Mia G

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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 Dr W, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 1C1, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Okanagan Valley > Penticton
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Golden Sands Resort Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Penticton
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“I would choose an upper room but there was little traffic in the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles nelsongrc, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“219 is a good room for bigger family. Got a nice kitchen and big living room”
 of 5 bubbles IreneandBen, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Front studio or kitchen suites offer view over lake. Back room look over the pool and parking areas”
 of 5 bubbles vanleeVancouver, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Few beach front suites. Overpriced and noisy. Not maintained. Hazardous bannisters. Poor management.”
 of 5 bubbles 85didis, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Book the 3 bedroom suite in advance if you need a bigger place as it is popular because it is so wonderful for a motel room! The 2 bedrooms are great too just a bit smaller. You just can`t lose at this place!”
 of 5 bubbles sunflowerbc, 18 Dec 2014 | Read review
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