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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Really enjoyed our stay here. It is a very interesting place, with a great location in Sydney. The room was cozy, shower had great water pressure, and the owners were very friendly. Also, the price is great. The room and bathroom were very clean, you can tell the place is well cared for by the staff. There was a sink... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016

I was with a very beautiful girl that I married a long time ago and we needed a place to sleep for the evening. Options were there for the typical chain hotels which isn't really what we look for in accommodations. Unique generally wins out and we tend to have better memories as a result. Our room was very large... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 8, 2016

This hotel is centrally located and walkable to many restaurants and the waterfront. Short drive to the Newfoundland ferry. Rates were very reasonable. Rooms were dated but clean. No air-conditioning but a fan was provided in the room. Shared kitchenette space provided with a fridge.

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San Antonio, TX
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68 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Built in the 1890s, the Royale offers comfortable rooms at outstanding prices. A room with a private bath was going for $59 and a room with a bathroom down the hall for $49. I took the latter, which suited me, and I especially enjoyed a long, hot bath in a old, deep bathtub with four feet. The room had a... More 

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Thank Batavicus
Toronto
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016

The location was great as it was in the middle of downtown Sydney. The staff was really friendly and helpful. They are very accommodating as they allowed us to drop off our bags early in the morning before we were able to check-in. They gave us some suggestions on places to eat. The hotel is a little old but it... More 

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Thank AnA184
St. Catharines, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 15, 2016

This was not my first choice, but my companion had stayed there before, and he strongly recommended it. The hotel was delightful...half the price of the more modern ones, clean, huge rooms, wonderful location and the best hospitality I've ever experienced.

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Gers, France
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86 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2015

This hotel never has made up its mind whether it's the Royal or the Royale, and from the outside the doorway looks uninviting, and the foyer looks worse - as if it's going to be scuzzy. It absolutely isn't. It's old-fashioned, yes, but the rooms have old-fashioned high standards: good solid redwood carpentry, high quality linen, excellent beds, individually acquired... More 

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1 Thank Michael G
Sydney, Canada
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Lovely owner, kind , generous & very personable.Good location, comfortable & clean.Stayed there 20 years ago.Same friendly service from the owner.Had some concern with the maintenance guy. He was asking too many personal questions.My last Sat. morning there he was acting very strange, had dark sun glasses on & ranting about Middle Eastern people.At the same time he was punching... More 

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1 Thank steve l
North East Margaree, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed June 24, 2014

If I was going to Sydney , if I couldn't stay at the Royale Hotel I would just stay home. Love the hospitality we receive there and the people. Just like being home , its all about comfort. Everyone is happy , people you have never met are sitting with the owners having a nice chat and you feel no... More 

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Thank Esther I
Abergavenny
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2013

We tried the Holiday Inn but it was full and we were very glad that it was because we found the Royale opposite. A charming, old fashioned hotel, run by a lovely couple and their dog. Large rooms and bathroom, excellent value and very conveniently located. We travelled from Wales looking for Cape Breton folk music and the owner directed... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi

Additional Information about Royale Hotel

Address: 345 Esplanade, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A9, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Sydney
Also Known As:
Royale Hotel Sydney, Nova Scotia
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“Room one was our choice and a wise choice it was.”
 of 5 bubbles K5366TXkevinh, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a private bath are available”
 of 5 bubbles nbaudais, Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is great.”
 of 5 bubbles C8821QXmichaelg, Oct 21, 2015 | Read review
“Pick a room in the rear to avoid loud cars with illegal exhaust systems.”
 of 5 bubbles 241stevel, Sep 30, 2015 | Read review
“Just enjoy .”
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