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The Martin Arms

100 Kings Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1S 1A1, Canada
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Ranked #14 of 15 Sydney B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Lunenburg
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed two nights at The Martin Arms while in Sydney to attend a family funeral. Having read a number of reviews prior to booking, we found it more than adequate for our needs. Our water view room was compact but very clean and the updated bathroom favorably compared to chain hotels. The bed was above... More

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Skaneateles, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Windows were replaced to have ones you can't open. Rooms still smells of the smoke of yesteryears - the furniture probably had the smell in it and a coat of paint doesn't do the trick. Your room will be connected to your neighbor, but that ability to open it is cut off by a 5-inch wooden slat over where the... More

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antigonish
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and myself enjoyed staying here,as the staff were very friendly the price was very reasonable and it included a decent breakfast.It also had a good game room and offered courtesy coffee and snacks throughout the day.We found it clean and good beds.If you are looking for a 4-5 star hotel then there are some in the area at... More

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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The rooms here are compact. The linens and pillows need an update . Like ,it's not a bad room but compared to the nearby chain brands, it is almost not worth the savings . The worst is the common areas where there is need for a good cleaning, painting and something to get rid of the smoke smells . The... More

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Sydney
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I had stayed here recently. I stayed on the top floor. When I had opened the door to my room (which doesn't open or close easily), I was pleasantly surprised with how nice the room was. Some of the furniture is dated and the head boards to the bed's reminded me of the old 80 style captain beds when I... More

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Borneo, Malaysia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a night during our eastern canada tour.wish we had longer. The rooms were great. We were on the same floor as reception and had the most amazing view from the hallway to the room. Rooms were spacious and clean and beds comfortable. Wifi was good as well :)

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Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We are currently staying here and what a mistake! The hall is overrun with old furniture & garbage. The room is disgusting. We found anti-depressants laying all over our desk.... They are probably complimentary for the filth! Bathroom is decent. Blankets are old, dated, ill-maintained with burn holes and tears. Absolutely horrible trip! Can't wait to go home

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Truro, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We hadn't stayed here for a couple of years, has undergone some changes, new flooring (wood), flat screens, wifi, renovated bathrooms, nice clean rooms all at a decent rate. Convenient location, can walk downtown, basic continental breakfast included, would stay again

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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304 reviews 304 reviews
35 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Other hotels were booked, so we found a vacancy here. Average hotel with a good price -- & walking distance to downtown. No elevator, though. Lobby's on second floor, but you use stairs for first or third floors.

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Nova Scotia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We weren't sure what to expect from this establishment, not being recommended by anyone, but were very pleasantly surprised. The exterior is very new looking and inviting. We had a non-water side room on the lobby level. The hallway was enclosed with windows, providing protection from the weather and traffic sounds. The room was super clean and updated in appearance.... More

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Address: 100 Kings Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1S 1A1, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Sydney
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