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The Iona Heights Inn

4115 Highway 223 | Iona, Iona, Nova Scotia B2C 1A3, Canada (Formerly Highland Heights Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a spectacular place to stay! This inn must have been remodeled recently because everything is new and modern! Incredibly comfortable beds with warm down comforters, a water view balcony for every room, and even a tv with roku and a keurig. The attached pub has a great selection of Beers and delicious haddock. Definitely a gem!

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at the Iona Heights Inn. Iona really feels like an authentic Cape Breton experience. The owners are great and make every guest feel valued. The pub is top notch, great food and a nice selection of local beer. The rooms are very comfortable, with great views. Also, next door is a traditional Highland Village, which... More 

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Calgary, Canada
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped in for a quick lunch on our was back to Halifax Airport. Sandwiches, coffee and soup of the day were excellent. Disappointed by the chowder, tasted like they were using a caned base and then adding the fixings. Keep up the good work!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had wonderful weather while we were there (July 11-12). Just imagine sitting on your balcony with your morning coffee, soft throw over your lap, watching the sun rise over the lake. It was beautiful! The room and bathroom were well done - lovely, functional and clean. It seems rather isolated (think peaceful), but they really have provided everything you... More 

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Cape Breton Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently I planned a One night getaway for my wife to the Iona Heights Inn, this was truly wonderful trip. The weather turned out not so great, but the Hotel was excellent from the welcome desk to the food, entertainment and rooms with the best view of the Bras d’Or Lakes at Grand Narrows. (google it) Jill and Dan Franklin... More 

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night and loved the view from our room. Very clean and the decor was very modern and welcoming. We ate at the restaurant they have onsite and were very happy with the food but we were disappointed with our waitress. When we asked what was good on the menu she said she was a vegan... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Iona Heights Inn July 13-16, 2015. Upon checking in the owner realized we were a party of 5 and upgraded our accommodations to better suit our needs, which was greatly appreciated. The rooms were very clean, and the beds were comfortable, and we were able to get a good nights sleep after a day of exploring.... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say that hasn't already been said.??. Our experience at this Inn was very enjoyable from the friendly welcome we received at check in till it was time to sadly check out. Newly renovated room with a comfy bed and a fantastic view! Very lively pub with great local beer and musicians! Handy convenience/ liquor store built in!... More 

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Lake City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable rooms. Get a balcony room the view is gorgeous. No AC, but the fan that was provided worked for us. Refrigerator in room. Keith single cup coffee with pods provided. Iron broad. Hair dryer. Free WiFi. Pub attached to hotel. Also, Jill's Chocolates attached to hotel. She sells specialty coffee and coffee drinks, muffins, cookies, light breakfast starting... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided on Iona as a convenient stop off place after arriving in Cap Breton. Suggest that you book 2nd floor room for the views, provided the sea mist hasn't closed in. The owners are quite obviously renovating the rooms and they are doing a great job. We were advised that there was entertainment that evening and had fish for... More 

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