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Great course and better location.

We included this course as part of our trip to Dundee Golf Resort. This course is more expensive... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Norm P
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One of Nova Scotia's Best

This was the last course we played in Nova Scotia on a couples trip after playing the Cabot courses... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Doug L
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The Lakes Golf Club at Ben Eoin offers dramatic elevation changes and spectacular views of the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes. Conveniently located just 15 minutes west of Sydney on Route 4, The Lakes offers remarkable vistas combined with the latest...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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5101 Highway #4, Ben Eoin, Nova Scotia B1J 1P1, Canada
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We included this course as part of our trip to Dundee Golf Resort. This course is more expensive but clearly a couple of notches above Dundee. A difficult but fair layout. Conditioning was excellent , especially the greens. We played the whites where the slope...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Norm P
lakesgolfclubbeneoin, General Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

We look forward to seeing you again Norm. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 24 August 2018

This was the last course we played in Nova Scotia on a couples trip after playing the Cabot courses and several others. Wow, great course, challenging, well laid out and in terrific shape. Easily one of the very best in this region, would definitely make...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Doug L
lakesgolfclubbeneoin, General Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you Doug, We are very proud of our product and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The course was in great shape, has elevation changes and challenging holes but a lot of fun to play with many different beautiful views. The staff was friendly and helpful. I would come back to play this course as well as recommend to family and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Calif_Cheri
lakesgolfclubbeneoin, General Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

We look forward to hosting you again in the near future, Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I recently had a chance to visit Cape Breton, NS, with a group of friends in late July. Like most golf enthusiasts, Cabot Links and Cliffs were certainly on top of our list. But along the way, we discovered an amazing course, the Lake Golf...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank captainK42
lakesgolfclubbeneoin, General Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

We are proud our the exceptional work our grounds crew provides to our property and hopefully we will be in the Top 100 next season. See you soon!

Reviewed 2 August 2018

i played here in July 2018 and the course was in fantastic condition. Pro shop staff were very friendly and the food at the restaurant was good. If you're in Cape Breton, you should definite play The Lakes. Great value. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Craig L
lakesgolfclubbeneoin, General Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you Craig, We pride ourselves in making sure all of our guests are given the perfect Cape Breton Hospitality when visiting our Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Very slow service. Club sandwich miniature in size and lacking in taste. Chicken wings beyond being overcooked. Disappointing to say the least.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HollyJoelle
lakesgolfclubbeneoin, General Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Hi Holly, We are are very sad to hear you received poor service. When you get a moment please email our Manager eyoung@thelakesgolfclub.ca. We hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 26 July 2018

I visited The Lakes July 19-20 this year and could not have had a better experience. I play a fair amount around Ontario and I do not think I have been to a course in better shape. The fairways were pristine and the greens were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alex R
lakesgolfclubbeneoin, General Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you Alex, We live up to our nickname as "Nova Scotia's Hidden Treasure". We look forward to seeing you again in the near future!

Reviewed 26 July 2018

What an amazing course on an amazing piece of land. You must place this track. The course layout if fantastic, no gimmick holes. The conditions were even better. Coming from a club that has held professional events, the greens were tour quality. But the best...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DBjokrenstam
lakesgolfclubbeneoin, General Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

We proud ourselves in our world class east coast hospitality and we are glad you enjoyed visiting us. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is our 6th year visiting the region and playing The Lakes golf course - with the views, excellent golf course and great hospitality, it's a perfect golf trip destination. Beautiful part of Canada - will be back soon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sam3294
lakesgolfclubbeneoin, General Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for your review Sam, we look forward to seeing you again! FORE!

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great day. The course was in fantastic shape, the greens were excellent and awesome views of the Bras d’Or Lakes!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rob K
lakesgolfclubbeneoin, Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you for your review Rob, We hope to see you again in the near future!

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