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Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   300 Esplanade, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A7, Canada (Formerly Delta Sydney Hotel)
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Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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Truro, Nova Scotia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights during a conference. Food was very good, room provided for the conference was comfortable and serviced well. Front desk staff were efficient and friendly. Room was clean and had everything we needed. I would definitely stay here again!

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Victoria, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night , before leaving on the ferry the next day . I was told on check-in I was too early ... It was 3:30 ... Check-in is 4:00 ... They had no rooms ready ... I could go to the bar ... It would be about an hour ... Not expectable . When I returned an... More

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Halifax, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night on September 12th. Very centrally located, nice view of the water. Big, clean room, plenty of towels and pillows. Very comfy beds and pretty quiet rooms. Pleasant staff at the front desk and in the dining room. Had breakfast there, reasonably priced and tasty. Would stay here again.

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Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stay as stop over to continue to Baddeck. Room was decent and up to the Holiday Inn Express standard. Decent front desl and very helpfull in providing suggestins. If possible get a toom with a haroburview !

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The big mistake is a two parter.. 1. I thought I could use Sydney as a base for hub and spoke travel throughout Cape Breton. Didn't work. The island is too big and Sydney is too far from the Cabot Trail to get around and back easily. 2. The Holiday Inn was a bad choice. At about $140 a night... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a night on our way tot he Cabot Trail. The staff was very friendly. Our room faced the waterfront and was a good size and comfortable. The boardwalk is right outside the door so it was easy to get to. Would stay here again if we were in the vicinity.

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St. John's, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dropped in without a reservation having been stranded by weather. I was greeted by Tiffany who was most pleasant and accommodating. I ate at the bar/restaurant and found the food and service to be just fine. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. All systems worked as they should and i receive my wake up call on... More

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

My wife and I spent 2 nights here early Jul 2014. My daughter and her family were there as well, in a separate room. Although the rooms were decent, and staff were friendly, there was a soccer tournament being held, and the very load noise started at 1000 pm (when the pool closed), and went on well past 2 am.... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Duncan M, First of all, thank you very much for your recent stay at our hotel. We are so sorry to hear about your experience with us. We’d like to obtain some additional detail regarding your experience so we have sent you a private message. We hope to have the honor of serving you again should your travels bring... More

Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first changed rooms because the bed did not seem clean (perfume smell in one place, as though someone had been lying in the bed without sheets being changed). Later, we had smoke in our room and could hear loud music. We found out there was a party at the lobby level with many people smoking. We had sore chests,... More

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DarcyMD, Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear LiveLobster, Thank you for your recent review of our hotel, the Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront. At our hotel, we strive to offer our guests the best quality of services and are very disappointed that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. I will pass along your comments for review. We hope that you stay with us... More

Cape Breton Island, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent one night at this hotel recently and did not expect too much upon arrival. We had booked in advance with iTravel and did not expect the best room in the house. Everything was ok but just not great or excellent. Check-in service was fast and efficient but very impersonal (between shift changes??). Our room was on the... More

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DarcyMD, Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear CBClaudi, Thank you for your recent review of our hotel. We are disappointed that your stay was not what you expected. Our staff take great pride in the quality of service that we provide to our guests and I will pass along your comments to the appropriate department. Our views are indeed spectacular and offer a wonderful setting of... 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*
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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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