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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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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice spot on the waterfront, wheelchair friendly, nice wheel in showers. ..lots of room. Staff very friendly and helpful. Nice pub and good food. Would like to see more accessible parking, they did have some but wheelchair accessible parking for van with a lift takes a lot of space. Could use King beds in the rooms

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Hammonds Plains
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I always stay at the HI when I travel to Sydney. The staff is great and ready to help. The hotel is a bit tired but the staff and location make up for that. Once it is renovated it will be the place to stay downtown

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Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to bad weather, ended up staying 2 nights here..rooms clean, beds super comfortable and front desk staff very friendly! I was most pleasantly surprised by the food!! I travel a lot for business and usually stay away from hotel restaurants, but this was very good! Ordered room service both nights..arrived quick and hot.....herb roasted chicken with real mashed potatoes... More 

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Ingonish, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed there on a Saturday night and had a very good experience. There were several kids teams and the elevator was a bit too loud but all and all we had a very good experience. With a rest. bar, pool and close shopping you have everything at your fingertips! Thanks!

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

Dear WH Jet; We thank you for choosing our hotel for your overnight in Sydney, our central location does provide easy access to the downtown core including the shopping district and restaurants and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

London, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here foe two nights at both ends of a trip to Cape Breton. Great view of water from room. Large spacious rooms. Very helpful front desk staff. The pub bartender was wonderful, I would suggest a visit there. Holiday Inns have not been high on my list of places to stay for many years. My visit here totally changed... More 

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

Dear Doug G. Thank you for your wonderful review of our property and the staff members you came in contact with. I will be pleased to post the review in our staff room so that all staff can share in the review and we thank you again for choosing Holiday Inn. More 

Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little more upscale than what you would expect from a Holiday Inn in small city. Not new, but the rooms are spacious and clean and the beds are very comfortable. The lobby and restaurant areas are simple but attractive, and the location on the harbouring is excellent. Practically across the street from the best pub in town!

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

Dear Gwen 1217 I just wanted thank you for staying with us, and taking the time to fill out a review of your stay with us. 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... More 

Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived after the first day of a two day vb tournament - tired & hungry. The restaurant was closed, by the pub & kitchen were open & it was the last night of a "burger competition" in the area. We had the food delivered to the room - I had the burger & my daughter had the chicken fingers.... More 

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

Dear Aurel L; Thank you for your wonderful comments about our food, we are very pleased to have recently welcomed Chef Hans to our team. I was disappointed to not have had an opportunity to speak to you concerning the rate misinformation and apology for the miscommunication . You mentioned you would be back again and at that time I... More 

Hong Kong Region, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not intend to live in this hotel at the beginning but the hotel we booked before was terrible. Therefore, we went out to look for another option. However, most of the hotel rooms in Sydney were fully occupied that time. We have been searching for hours for a nice hotel room. When we got into the lobby of... More 

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

Dear Sunitra C; We appreciate the time you took to complete the survey and while the stay was in 2013 I appreciate that you still let us know what great service was provided More 

Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Holiday Inn with my wife and had an excellant stay. Check in was quick and staff were professional and friendly.The room was fantactic with a great view of the harbour. Ae always stay at this hotel when we travel to Sydney

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

Johnj12345 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 

Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Susan R; We are pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our hotel and look forward to having you be our guest again. 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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