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4.5 out of 5

"Enjoyed my stay but haven’t received my 200$ deposit and I also had a 150$ coupon and was told to use when checking out so I did . And only received 1 ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 13 Apr 2021

Hotel Description

3.5-star eco-friendly hotel perfect for exploring Sydney

Oceanside stay

At this hotel, 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, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$94* Per night/room May 20 - May 21

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, 2 Queen Beds, View (Waterfront View)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (2) Couples (1) Family (3)
4 out of 5
Right on the water . Modern hotel . Clean . Restaurant was very nice

Posted by on Oct 3, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 5, 2020 by Philippa B

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We appreciate it. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Cheers, Philippa Bryden Sales Manager Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront

5 out of 5
Great water views from most rooms. Bar and 2 restaurants on premises. 3rd stay, highly recommend.

Posted by on Aug 18, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 26, 2019 by janicec

Not only are we thankful for your loyal patronage but also for your kind review

4 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019

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Aug 28, 2019 by janicec

Thank you for taking the time to review the Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront

5 out of 5

Best in Sydney

What a great hotel! We heard amazing live music in the Hotel Pub on Friday night and had a great time swiming in the pool - 55 foot waterslide!!!

Posted by on Apr 26, 2007

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5 out of 5

Best in Sydney

What a great hotel! We heard amazing live music in the Hotel Pub on Friday night and had a great time swiming in the pool - 55 foot waterslide!!!

Posted by on Apr 26, 2007

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4 out of 5
Enjoyed my stay but haven’t received my 200$ deposit and I also had a 150$ coupon and was told to use when checking out so I did . And only received 145.75 since checking out ?

Posted by on Apr 13, 2021

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Apr 14, 2021 by Philippa B

Thank you for taking the time to review Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront. I would be happy to assist with your billing inquiry. Please do not hesitate to reach out. Philippa Bryden Sales Manager Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront

About the Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, an IHG Hotel

Location 300 Esplanade, Sydney, NS B1P1A7

Property Features

As a guest of Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, an IHG Hotel, 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. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 5600 square feet (520 square meters) and includes a conference center. The eco-friendly Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, an IHG Hotel 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) (13.5 km / 8.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, an IHG Hotel offers 152 accommodations with MP3 docking stations and safes. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Sydney hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as 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
  • Safe
  • 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.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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)!

Pet Policy

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

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: CAD 3.45 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

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 7 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

  • Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront
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  • Holiday Inn Waterfront Hotel Sydney
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  • Delta Hotel Sydney
  • Sydney Delta Hotel
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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.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.