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Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa

05/14/2017 05/15/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views, good food, celtic music and evenings. People are very friendly and eager to share the cultural backgrounds. A great stay if you are in the highlands for a couple days. Golf court, beaches and outdoors activities nearby.

1Thank Angie C
Sydney, Canada
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Stayed here for 2 nights on a work related social gathering. It was my first time at this 'Grand Old Hotel' It's obvious that it once WAS grand, but it has definitely fallen into a state of disrepair. We stayed at the very end of the season - the last two nights, in fact - which I do take into...

1Thank chronicbon
Reviewed March 8, 2017

There is a picture in the check in area of Ann Murray and Rita McNeal together taken at the lodge. This is Cape Breton ! Incredible views great food, golf,friendly staff we were there for the Kitchenfest and enjoyed hours of Cape Breton music as well. Go for the culture, the beauty the awesome seafood. We so want to go...

1Thank Ron P
Houston, Texas
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We had two nights here during our trip around Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. The "Lodge" (as it's known to locals) is a nice luxury accommodation and was a welcoem refuge after several weeks of driving around this part of Canada. My wife particularly enjoyed the restaurant which featured a two star Michelin pastry chef. Not the cheapest place to stay...

Thank baldheretic
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Our family stayed in the lodge August of 2016. The lodge is easily accessible to the national park and a beautiful location but the accommodations were tired and in need of a some serious love. The rooms were like old dorm rooms and the common area felt like a funeral parlor. The food was mediocre and service poor.

2Thank Shawna0904
Kingston, Ontario
Reviewed January 25, 2017

My sister and I stayed at one of the cottages at Keltic lodge in July 2016. The room was fine but not tidy, there was a used towel on the floor and one behind the bathroom door. We mad reservations at the main dining room for that evening and were really looking forward to it. Our waitress was constantly rushed...

Thank Jeanel57
Banff, Canada
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

This hotel has had a change in management since last time I stayed a few years ago. The current operator is making some good improvements around the large property. I think some of the staff were suffering burnout during our recent trip over Thanksgiving. Breakfast was great despite slow service. This is one of my favourite hotels in NS and...

Thank Jason C
Apple Valley, Minnesota
Reviewed November 20, 2016

After traveling through the Cabot Trail, we were taking our time driving back to our room in Baddeck and decided to stop at the Keltic Lodge for some coffee and see the view. The Keltic Lodge sits on a strip of land that juts out into the water on a high bluff. It offers excellent views overlooking the water on...

Thank FritzW18
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed November 14, 2016

It's hard not to admire the spirit that keeps this enormous old lodge going. Maybe the golf alone makes it worth it for some. For us it seemed remote and required a lot of driving. We stayed in one of the cottages with two ensuite bedrooms and a common room. Unfortunately, we didn't know who was in the other bedroom,...

3Thank MeredithS697
Middleton, Canada
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Great property, it is a bonus that all amenities are here. Food was great, spa was amazing, staff was extremely friendly. If I was to go back to stay I would ensure I was in a renovated room, the cabins that have not had renovations are rustic and not everything is in working order, the renovated rooms are very nicely...

Thank Wendy H
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This historic Cape Breton resort, Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa, is located in the heart of Cape Breton Highlands National Park overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Just 2 hours from Sydney, NS and a scenic 5 hour drive from Nova Scotia's capital city Halifax, the 100 room resort has been welcoming guests to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia since July 1940. Keltic offers versatility for Cape Breton accommodations with rooms in the Main Lodge, spacious rooms in the Inn at Keltic and cozy two and four bedroom cottages with fireplaces and verandas. The Cape Breton resort is the perfect spot for a Nova Scotia family vacation with recreation facilities on-site or nearby that include a heated outdoor pool, Atlantic Ocean Ingonish Beach, hiking, wilderness trails, lawn games, whale watching, Eminence Spa and boat cruises. Adjacent to the resort is the Cape Breton golf icon, the 18 hole championship Highlands Links Golf Course. The Cape Breton golf course, rich in the Scottish tradition, has been restored to Stanley Thompson's magnificent original design. The Purple Thistle Dining Room and Atlantic Restaurant and Bar overlooking the Atlantic Ocean offer a comfortable dining experience and traditional Maritime menu. The Highland Sitting Room features a pub menu for lunch and dinner and nightly live Celtic entertainment. Nova Scotia conferences are welcome at Keltic Lodge with 13,000 sq ft of meeting space spread throughout the resort utilizing the restaurants and bars for private functions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa

Address: 383 Middle Head Peninsula, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Ingonish
Price Range: $182 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Keltic Lodge Resort And Spa
Keltic Hotel Ingonish
Keltic Resort Ingonish
Keltic Lodge Nova Scotia
Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa Ingonish, Nova Scotia - Cape Breton Island
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“Renovated Rooms”
WendyH819, Nov 11, 2016 | Read review
“The main lodge is more up to date and go for ocean view”
bjay3, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“If you book stay in the main lodge or ask for a newer unit.”
RJHCanada, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room or a cottage with a view of the ocean. if you golf Corson house is closer, as are the new suites.”
Annie6658, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the bungalow could be dated”
barbmail7798, Oct 1, 2016 | Read review
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