Q: When is the check in/out?
A:- Check in time is 3pm, Check Out Time 10am during July/August/Labour day weekend and 11am Spring, Fall & Winter.
Q: I’d like to canoe, kayak, pedal-boat...
A: You’ll find all the water equipment down by the beach. Make sure to put a safety kit in the canoes and wear life jackets.
Q: We want to recycle
A: Place all bottles, cans, paper and glass in the blue and green bins. General waste goes into black bags. Compost available upon request.
Q: What are the quiet hours?
A: Our quiet times is from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Q: I’d like to go cycling
A: The bicycles are available, let us know and we can assist with locks, bags and route advice.
Q: How do i start this BBQ?
A: BBQ’s are best lit by using the large lighter provided in each cottage. If the propane tank runs out please let us know and we can replace it. Feel free to ask for further assistance when lighting the BBQ.
Q: Yikes the power has gone out!
A: Thunderstorms and wind can cause trees to collapse and take down power lines. If power goes out so does the water and therefore a pail of water will be
needed to flush the toilet.
Q: Is this place pet friendly?
A: Dogs are allowed upon prior approval of management. Pets must be controlled, on a leash and cleaned up after by the owner. If a pet is disturbing other guests, the owner will be asked to board their pet at a kennel at their own expense.
Q: We want to have a campfire on the beach.
A: You’ll find wood, paper and kindling by the fire-pit. Feel free to help yourself. The beach closes 11:00 pm.
Q: Do I need a Car?
A: Yes we recommend a vehicle to get to us and to tour around the area. There is bus service to Golden Lake however we recommend renting a car on www.turo.com and use the coupon https://turo.com/c/desmondl77 for $25 dollars off your first rental.
Q: Are you near Algonquin Park?
A: We are closest to the Basin Lake Access (15 minutes), 50 minutes to Highway 60 Access at Whitney, and an 1 hr 15 to the Sand Lake Gate with the Barron Canyon Trail and rock water slide. We can provide a free Algonquin Park permit for the duration of your stay.
Q: When is the Pool Open?
A: The pool is open mid June and closes mid September.
Q: Can I bring Guests?
A: -All visitors (not registered at the time of bookings) must be approved and registered at the office. There is a fee of $25.00/person day guest fees or $50.00 /person night guest fees. Under no circumstances are unregistered guests/visitors allowed.
Q: Can I rent a Sea-Doo or Motor Boat?
A: Yes there are two rental locations on Golden Lake:
Pikwakanagan Fuels 648 Ininatig Inamo, Golden Lake, K0J 1X0, SeaDoo Rentals: $150 / weekday, $200 / weekend 613-625-1622
Bonnechere Lodge 391 Bonnechere Lodge Rd., Killaloe, K0J 2A0 Motorboat Rental: $50 / day, $250 / week 613-625-2659
Q:Is firewood and propane provided?
A:We provide propane for the BBQs and wood for the woodstoves (in the winter) and for the fire pits.
Q:Can I smoke in my cottage or suite?
A:The cottages and B&B are all non-smoking units. For your convenience we have provided ashtrays outside on the verandah of your cottage.
Q: Is the water safe to drink?
A:Yes, our water is safe to drink. Our wells are UV filtered and tested annually.
Q:Do I need to bring anything? What are the cottages equipped with?
A:You will need to bring your food, but you do not need to bring any supplies for your cottage, unless out of personal preference. Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen (pots, pans, coffee pot, utensils, fridge, stove, microwave). Dish soap is provided. Bedding (sheets, blankets, pillows) are all provided as are towels and make up remover. Soap, shampoo/bodywash and toilet paper are also provided. There is Wifi and a BBQ on the deck of each cottage.