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Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront

3.0 of 5 300 Esplanade, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A7, Canada (Formerly Delta Sydney Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Holiday Inn with my family of five for two nights. The rooms were very spacious and clean. The beds were very comfortable and the view of Sydney waterfront was spectacular. I would recommend this hotel for your next stay in Sydney.

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Hampton, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from Sydney after spending 4 nights at the Holiday Inn on the waterfront. Our visit home was for a funeral and had no expectations for the staff to respond to our needs in the caring and understanding professional manner in which they did. Our privacy was maintained with a simple smile and a quiet question "if there is... More

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Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the best in room and lobby décor of any Holiday Inn I have stayed in. The bed and pillows were very relaxing as was the gorgeous harbour view. The staff were very pleasant and helpful in a couple of situations that required a personal touch.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
27 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't understand why this hotel is only rated 3 stars. We stayed here for 4 nights Saturday thru Tuesday in late October and found it outstanding. I just read a review from someone claiming to have stayed there after us who states the place needs updating. Not true. The hotel is very modern, clean, quiet and warm and all... More

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London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
79 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was definitely a better-than-average Holiday Inn, with a great waterfront position and harbour view from our room (and I think just about every room in the hotel from the way it has been architected and angled). We arrived in a howling gale, and after a very bracing walk along the sea front, decided we would make the best of... More

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Halifax, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I arrived at the hotel to check in I was told that there system was down and they could not check anyone in at this time. It had been down for almost 2 1/2 hours and they had no idea when it would be fixed. I said "that was unacceptable" My room was prepaid by Expedia and I was... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel common areas have been renovated/redecorated. It's nice and clean. Rooms are comfortable. We had room service for supper which was quick, tasty and hot. We ate breakfast in the restaurant and that was delicious and the service was quick.

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for one night and it was a very frustrating and disappointing experience. Although the person at the front desk was friendly, we had no room available to us when we arrived at 3pm, and were told that they could only provide our room after 4pm. We left and came back at 4:15pm and were told that our room... More

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

Dear Bruce 531; I just wanted to send you a quick note to thank you for staying with us, and taking the time to fill out a guest online survey. We review our guest’s feedback daily and wanted to let you know we appreciate your comments. It is feedback and input from our guests that enables me to continuously improve... More

Calgary, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights in October 2014. Rooms are clean and modern. Beds were not overly comfortable but nice. The water pressure was low but ok. The pub in the lobby has good food and friendly employees.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for the last few days of our recent Celtic Colours trip and were very happy with everything!!! The hotel is perfectly located on the water, clode to downtown, restaurants and the port of Sydney (Big Fiddle). The rooms are clean and spacious! Parking is free as well, which is lovely! Great hotel for the price! We recommend... More

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Address: 300 Esplanade, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A7, Canada (Formerly Delta Sydney Hotel)
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront 3*
Number of rooms: 152
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Also Known As:
Delta Hotel Sydney
Delta Sydney
Sydney Delta Hotel
Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront Nova Scotia

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