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Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront

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300 Esplanade, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A7, Canada (Formerly Delta Sydney Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax Region, Nova Scotia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I normally stay at the Cambridge Suites. Unfortunately and I mean unfortunately we had to stay at the Holiday Inn because rooms weren't available at the Cambridge Suites. When we checked in there were 3 staff talking at the front desk. We stood there for a few minutes until I said "excuse me". They stopped ignoring us... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was spacious, clean, comfortable, and quiet. The view is awesome. The location itself is as good as it gets in Sydney. I had a minor issue that the staff resolved right away. The pool was one of the warmest that we found, which is definitely a positive since others advertise "heated" when they barely are. This one is. Only... More 

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Cyril M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear TheCann0n; We were very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and that your children were able to take advantage of our pool and 55 foot waterslide. We thank you for staying with us and appreciate you using Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Expresses during your travels. More 

Halifax, NS
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the holiday inn sydney waterfront for one night. Nice room on the 6th floor over looking the waterfront. Room was spacious, had a fridge which was great, nice shower, bed was comfy, it was quiet even with it being beside the elevator. I never ate at the hotel and there was no breakfast provided. There is a... More 

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Cyril M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear caper traveller; Thank you for being our guest, we were pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to seeing you again and hopefully have you have breakfast in our Saltspray restaurant the next time you stay with us. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night, room clean, great view from the room of the harbor. Food was good, would recommend. Close to all amenities needed for short trip, staff very friendly and helpful. Would stay again if in Sydney.

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Cyril M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Kelly A; Thank you for your wonderful comments about our hotel, it would be our pleasure to have you stay with us again when you are in Sydney. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel's restaurant says it has the best view in Sydney and I can only agree. It was during a gorgeous sunset when we got there, and the view was simply glorious! The service was very courteous and when we had a bit of trouble as we screwed up on our reservation, the front desk was extremely helpful. Our room... More 

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Cyril M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Nickt224; Thank you for your wonderful comments about our SaltSpray Restaurant, I was pleased to read that you also took advantage of our Value added package which includes breakfast. More 

Nova Scotia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoy staying at this hotel overall. The girl who checked me in had a very poor attitude and managed to check me in with saying very few words (sometimes a friendly greeting after a long day of travel is nice). I went down and asked a question about something later on that evening and she still had the... More 

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Cyril M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Simmy 123; I just wanted thank you for staying with us, and taking the time to complete a guest online survey. We review all guest’s feedback and wanted to let you know we appreciate your comments. It is feedback and input from our guests that enables me to continuously improve and provide a positive and memorable experience each and... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for several nights in a nice room, great view, clean and well appointed. The front desk staff were nice other than one woman who was really "nasty". On one occasion I asked her if we could get our room cleaned by noon and she stated, "I can't guarantee it". I responded by stating "I understand" however I... More 

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Cyril M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear ElspethM We pride ourselves on delivering a first class hotel experience and I regret that your visit to our hotel did not meet your expectations. I have shared your comments with the General Manager of our hotel for her review and internal follow-up. Please accept our apologies for any disappointment you have experienced. More 

Penticton, Canada
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145 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for 2 nights. Room was great, spacious with nice bed sheets. Breakfast and parking were included with our stay so we thought we received a good value. One tip: if you get breakfast included, you don't have to have the buffet, instead you can order off their regular menu. We thought this was awesome. Would stay here... More 

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Warrnambool, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Poor attitude by one staff member on check in. The king bed room was spacious with a comfortable chair placed in an angular window with wonderful views over the new boardwalk and harbour. The breakfast was good with staff going out of their way to provide gluten free options. Again the view from the restaurant was lovely. Parking was convenient... More 

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Cyril M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Petange; Thank you for taking the time to complete a review of your stay, we value every guests opinion and we use every review to enhance the services and products we can provide to our guests to improve their stay with us. More 

Hampshire, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well situated hotel with excellent water front views. The rooms were bright, airey and comfortable. Breakfast was buffet style, which was hot and plentiful - especially the pancakes and maple syrup! Staff were polite and friendly.

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Cyril M, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Dee Bob; Thank you for being our guest and your wonderful comments about your stay and the breakfast we offer in our Restaurant More 

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