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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked a place to stay for a couple of nights. Read the reviews but the pictures seemed to prove most people wrong. We arrived and were greeted by a friendly young lady, check in was fine. When we walked to the room however, we noticed things were in very rough shape. When we got to our room and looked around,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the reviews I was nervous about staying here. We needed a place for 4 people on a Saturday night so I didn't want to spend much. I booked here last minute so my options were limited. This was the cheapest and they proudly advertised that on their signage. Check in went smoothly. The people before us were commenting... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please avoid this motel. Booked and requested for a non-smoking room, but was given one with faint smell of smoke. Changed to another room. The bathroom in this second room smelled of pee. I literally went down on my knees to clean around the toilet because I suspected the cleaners were not diligent in cleaning since the overall cleanliness of... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice clean and economic room. The price was cheap enough per night. The room had obviously been renovated with laminate floors and the bathroom fixtures were all new. There were some negatives ,one was that the WIFI was slow. Also and more importantly we could see right through the window blinds, and people walking by your room on the outdoor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked into Sydney late afternoon without any booking. Seen the sign that said cheapest rates in town. The hotel looks fine from outside so asked to see the room before I would commit. Rooms r older but very clean. New hardwood floors. If it was old carpet I would not stay. Air conditioning and big screen tv. Not the... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We visited this place with our family in the winter of 2015. They had some sort of buffet going that night, it was late and very gross. The rooms were extremely dated no room to add a crib. Everything about this place was old. Our room was freezing and nothing we did seemed to help. I would not recommend this... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

How's this for Christmas spirit... I went to your establishment on the 23rd after my two friends and I weren't able to get a taxi back to our homes. We don't live in the city and we're visiting from away for the holidays. I didn't anticipate staying in a hotel but after waiting an hour and a half for a... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Nice, cozy place. Not the fanciest around but I found the bed was comfortable, the room had good wifi and tv. Looks like it's been refurbished since the last time I stayed there a few years ago, with hardwood flooring in the room and the outside has received a nice face lift. Competitively priced and right next to what I... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

there was a mix-up with our reservation at the Hampton Inns and only rooms available were at this place. The room was dirty, smelled of smoke, no soundproofing between rooms and Wi-Fi did not work. I would recommend this if it were your absolute last resort.

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Truro, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I am formerly of Sydney but have been residing in Truro for the past number of years. I make the trek home to Sydney to visit family and friends and without any questions my choice to stay is at the Martin Arms. The staff has been nothing but friendly to me and will do anything in their power to help... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Martin Arms

Address: 100 Kings Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1S 1A1, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Sydney
Price Range: $83 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Martin Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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The Martin Arms Sydney, Nova Scotia
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