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Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront

300 Esplanade, Sydney, NS B1P 147

+1 902 562 7500

per night


based on 685 reviews

About Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney

Value for money

Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront is situated in Sydney and offers an indoor pool, water slides and free Wi-Fi. Its premium facilities include a sauna and a gym. This 3-star hotel provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and a 24-hour business centre. In addition, the multilingual staff are available to provide local information. Each room is equipped to make guests comfortable and includes movies-on-demand, a refrigerator and a mini bar. Hot drinks can be made with complimentary tea and coffee supplies. Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront has an on-site restaurant, convenient for those who prefer to eat in. Alternatively, there are a selection of other eating options nearby. The hotel is just a short stroll from Downtown Sydney. Canadian Coast Guard College and Cape Breton University are also an easy car ride away.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Minibar
  • Microwave
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Newspapers
  • Ski storage
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Pool with a view
  • Water slide

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Golf
  • Skiing

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Alarm clock


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront

Attractions in Sydney, Nova Scotia curated by momondo

Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront location: 300 Esplanade, Sydney, NS B1P 147

Restaurants and Cafés

SaltSpray0.0 mi
Governors Pub & Eatery0.1 mi
Trio Restaurant0.1 mi
Zana's Diner0.2 mi

Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront Reviews

GoodBased on 685 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Nice and clean room! (in 50 reviews)
  • Very friendly and helpful staff. (in 45 reviews)
  • Great location and friendly staff (in 39 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room smelled strange (in 24 reviews)
  • The parking is very tight and limited (in 6 reviews)
  • No towels at the pool and no instructions to take on from the room (in 1 review)

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Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $42/night difference in the average price of 3 star hotels in Sydney ($132/night) and the average nightly rate at Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront ($90/night).

  • If there is no traffic, the 7.2 mi drive between Sydney and Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront should only take about 21min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • A very popular option for travelers staying at Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Sydney directly to the hotel.

  • Pets are allowed at Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront.

  • There is a restaurant at Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +1 902 562 7500 for kitchen hours. One of the easiest dining options for Sydney guests staying in Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, call +1 902 562 7500 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a fitness center available to Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront guests.