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Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney

3-star3 stars
300 EsplanadeSydneyNSB1P1A7Canada

Family hotel in Sydney with indoor pool, bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.0
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Great location
Great pool
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney

from $89
  • Delta two queen
  • Delta one queen
  • Premier one king
  • Room, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, View
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 152 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 10 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-4 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 19

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • 2 per room (up to 50 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

  • RV/bus/truck parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Waterslide
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 5
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5600
  • Conference space size (meters) - 520
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1987
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • MP3 docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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.


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub


  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby

Awards and 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.

Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney’s small print

Also known as

  • Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront
  • Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Waterfront Hotel Sydney
  • Holiday Inn Waterfront Sydney
  • Delta Hotel Sydney
  • Sydney Delta Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront Nova Scotia


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

Optional extras

Self parking costs CAD 5.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for CAD 10.0 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 35 per accommodation (may vary based on length of stay)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney


  • On the boardwalk
  • Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design - 2 min walk
  • World's Largest Fiddle - 6 min walk
  • St. George's Church & Cemetery - 6 min walk
  • Centre 200 - 6 min walk
  • St Patrick's Church Museum - 6 min walk
  • Cape Breton Centre for Heritage and Science - 7 min walk
  • Cossit House Museum - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Sydney, NS (YQY) - 18 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • RV, bus, and truck parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 196 reviews

Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney
Fabulous hotel
Great hotel, beautiful view. I highly recommend it!
Sabrina, us1 night romance trip
Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney
Great view of the harbor. Excellent location for walking to restaurants and grocery store.
Richard, us1 night romance trip
Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney
Very Good8.0
It was a nice hotel, but the beds are very old and it was like sleeping in a hole. But the biggest issue is the noise from the air conditioner. The air conditioner is so loud it is impossible to sleep. This is a real problem!
DAVID, us10 night family trip
Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney
Very Good8.0
The location was great. Staff was helpful and polite. Overall great stay.
Karen, us2 night trip with friends
Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney
Clean comfortable with great view of the harbor
Very comfortable updated hotel with an excellent view of the harbor. Fantastic location for seeing downtown Sydney
Matthew, us1 night trip

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Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront, Sydney

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