75.0% Based on 484 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

3.5-star eco-friendly hotel perfect for exploring Sydney

Oceanside stay

You'll be steps from Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design and within a 10-minute walk of World's Largest Fiddle. Centre 200 and St Patrick's Church Museum are also within half a mile (1 km).

Multiple dining options

This smoke-free hotel includes 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. You'll appreciate the fitness center, bar/lounge, and laundry facilities.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 152 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while refrigerators and coffee/tea makers offer the conveniences of home. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include free WiFi and MP3 docks.

Room, 2 Queen Beds, View (Water front View)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
C$72 per night

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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About the Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront

Location 300 Esplanade, Sydney, NS B1P1A7

Property Features

As a guest of Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, you'll find an indoor pool, a waterslide, a spa tub, and a fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 5600 square feet (520 square meters) and includes a conference center. The eco-friendly Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront also features multilingual staff, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. For a fee, parking is available. This 3.5-star Sydney hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 152 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 5600 sq ft of conference space
  • 520 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1987
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Indoor pool
  • Waterslide
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney, NS (YQY) (13.9 km / 8.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront offers 152 air-conditioned accommodations with MP3 docking stations and complimentary newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • MP3 dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

SaltSpray Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this family restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Crown and Moose Pub - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 4 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 19

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 10.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: CAD 35 per accommodation (varies based on length of stay)
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 50 lb)

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: CAD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 5.00 per day
  • Pet fee: CAD 35 per accommodation (varies based on length of stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 10.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This property has received its official star rating from Canada Select.