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    Sydney - Waterfront

      300 Esplanade, Sydney
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      To ensure the happiness of all of our guests, we do not permit pool parties.

      Welcome to Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront
      Welcome to the Holiday Inn Sydney! Located in the heart of Cape Breton Island, voted number one Island destination in the Continental US and Canada and ranked 3rd most desirable island destination in the world according to "Travel + Leisure Magazine". The Holiday Inn Sydney is the perfect starting point to tour Cape Breton's Island's historic villages, play a round of golf at the Highland Links Golf Course,one of the world's top rated courses. Revel in the traditional music of Cape Breton when the Island transforms into a festival of music during the Celtic Colours International Music Festival. The Holiday Inn Sydney is just a short drive to the Fortress of Louisbourg, the largest reconstruction project in North America of an 18th century French Fortress. Experience what it was like to descend into the dark abyss of a coal mine at the Miner's Museum and let a retired coal miner spin yarns of yester year. Tour the bold highlands of our Cabot Trail, high above spectacular ocean views, where moose and bald eagles can be seen. Or go whale watching and watch pods of Pilot whales capering in the shimmering waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. At the Holiday Inn Sydney we strive to make your stay with us a memorable one!
      Features While visiting the Holiday Inn Sydney-Waterfront make sure to dine in our SaltSpray Restaurant which features a sweeping view of the waterfront and delicious food. For families our hotel also features a 55 foot waterslide for children and adults to enjoy.

      Business Services

      Courier Service
      Wireless Data Connection
      Business Center

      Health and Fitness Center (On-site)

      Health/Fitness Center On-Site

      Health and Fitness Center (Off-site)

      Health/Fitness Center Off-Site

      Entertainment and Recreation

      Indoor Pool

      Live Entertainment

      Housekeeping and Laundry Services

      Daily Housekeeping

      Dry Cleaning Pickup or Laundry Valet

      Same Day Dry Cleaning


      Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk

      ATM/Cash Machine

      Air Conditioning in Public Areas

      Ice Machine

      Porter Bellman

      From the amazing views in our SaltSpray Restaurant to the lively British atmosphere of our Crown and Moose Pub, we have you covered for dining. Also featuring In Room Dining and a full service Catering Department, we look forward to serving you.


      Number of restaurants: 2
       Room Service Available: 7:00 AM-10:00 PM

      Hotel Restaurants

      Location:  Main Lobby
      Serves:  Breakfast
      Newly renovated featuring a modern clean design, the SaltSpray Restaurant features sweeping views of the waterfront and a regional Canadian menu which is sure to satisfy.
      Crown & Moose Pub
      Location:  Main Lobby
      Serves:  Lunch, Dinner
      Enjoy a taste of Britain in our British Style pub. Featuring live entertainment each Friday and Saturday. Meet with friends and enjoy a conversation. A place where guests can feel like part of the family.

      Hotel Bars /Lounges

      Crown & Moose Pub
      The Crown and Moose is Sydney’s place to relax and is situated off our main lobby and adjacent to the Esplanade. Here your team will enjoy delicious and hearty pub food, plenty of beer on tap and friendly Cape Breton service. Live entertainment is on stage here on Friday & Saturday evenings and we are fortunate to have a rich array of local musical talent to feature at the Crown and Moose pub.

      Guestroom data services

      Wireless Data Connection

      Business Center data services

      Wireless Data Connection


      High-speed Internet Access

      Public space data services

      Wireless Data Connection


      • Number of parking spaces:100
      • Self-Parking - $5.00 plus HST per night
      • Daily Parking Fee  5.00 CAD 
      • Pet charge of 35 dollars per stay per room to cover additional cleaning costs. Small to medium size cats and dogs, less than 50 lbs. Maximum of two pets per room.
      • 35.0 CAD 
      • American Express
      • Carte Blanche
      • Diners Club
      • Discover
      • MasterCard
      • Visa
      • Chinese
      • English
      • French
      • German