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Spanish Bay Inn and Suites

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2014

This hotel is a lovely boutique-style inn with hardwood floors, a very comfortable bed, and decor to fit this historical building. The staff were extremely lovely, and were keen to get to know us and provide some sightseeing recommendations to a couple of Albertans. Although it didn't affect us at all, it would be worth noting that there are no...

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St. Albert, Canada
Reviewed 5 June 2014

I never got the opportunity. I tried. I tried pretty hard, too. I called their toll-free number and reach a voice mail box which stated their hours of 8 AM - 5 PM. What? A hotel closing at 5 PM? OK. It was about 4:50 so I left the voice mail as requested with my name, callback number and the...

6Thank Randy N
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 6 December 2013

The hotel is a smallish old hotel (as in a basic century old inn - don't know how old it actually is, but go with that). And while it's old and was basic, it is fixed up well enough. The location is right downtown. The breakfast is simple: yoghurt, cereal, juice, toast, and the sign on the coffee maker asks...

2Thank WmFerguson
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We recently stayed overnight at this lovely property. We arrived late and were met by one of the friendly staff. The room we stayed in was very clean and comfortable. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone. The price was great, the location is very convenient and the kitchen area provides a...

1Thank CA58
New Glasgow, Canada
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Premier. Nope. Executive. Nope. High quality. Nope. Prior to arriving guests are asked to let the property know the time of arrival since there is typically no one on site constantly (so I understood from the email). That wasn't a problem, nor was the fact that there is no staff on site on the weekend except sporadically. The room was...

1Thank TheQuietTravellerToo
BruceBill, Front Office Manager at Spanish Bay Inn and Suites, responded to this review

I am very sorry you were not happy with the Spanish Bay Inn, I understand your comments regarding no one on site all the time, this is something we will have to re-visit, we have mostly repeat guests that are familiar with the place so staff being on an on-call bases works for those. This however does not help folks...

Nova Scotia Canada
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Tucked right in downtown Sydney, you walk right off the street into a historic and very clean and tidy Inn. Friendly staff, very clean rooms with an awesome bed. Set no alarm and you'll sleep in ! I would definitely recommend this Inn to friends as it was recommended to me. Price was great and a fix your own breakfast...

1Thank KAnthony13
Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2013

The Spanish Bay Inn is a delightful place to stay. The room we stayed in was very, very clean and tastefully decorated. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone. The price was great, as I have stayed in places not nearly as nice for a lot more money.

1Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 15 September 2013

We stayed at this inn for three nights. Note that the inn has 2-3 parking slots out front in Pitt street and the main parking area is off the Esplanade. This main parking area is not signposted and looks like it might be another company's parking lot but the left-hand side (the hard surface area) belongs to the inn. There...

3Thank RossOrpington
Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2013

The pictures on the website make the Spanish Bay Inn look like a semi-luxurious alternative to cheaper hotels in the area. This is not actually the case. Our room was crammed full of furniture that we continually bumped into or maneuvered around. The space was very small. Our view was of an ugly building next to the parking lot. We...

2Thank Jackson M
Lombardy, Ontario
Reviewed 11 July 2013

I would like to reiterate the comments made by Debbie C of Carleton Place. I was one of the five couples who visited the east and stayed at the Spanish Bay Inn. The rooms were clean and very welcoming beautifully decorated. We had a great view of the ocean and the location was perfect for walking distance to most restaurants...

1Thank Janet J

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spanish Bay Inn and Suites, offers quality comfortable accommodations for nightly and long term stays. Our Inn is centrally located along the picturesque waterfront in Downtown Sydney and features stylish rooms with tasteful decor. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and our tranquil setting. The discerning traveler will appreciate the period style furnishings in this Historic Hotel that has been renovated to offer all of the modern amenities while maintaining the "feel" of an elegant era. Every room features a luxurious queen sized bed, private bathroom with kitchenette, TV/DVD/Stereo, free highspeed wireless internet, sitting area, ironing board/iron, coffeemaker, phone with voicemail. Our rooms vary in size from one and two bedroom suites with full kitchens to rooms featuring an all in one sleeping and sitting area with a workstation. We welcome you to the Sydney area and hope you enjoy your stay at our lovely Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spanish Bay Inn and Suites

Address: 10 Pitt St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 5X3, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Sydney
Price Range: $143 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Spanish Bay Inn and Suites 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“You have to be able to climb stairs.”
Screwball, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 12 and 13 are larger than 1. We only saw the three rooms.”
198bobt, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the rear of the building are quieter and additional entrances”
Wandae2, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“They all look good and the wifi works!”
Glowach_Family, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“Book EARLY in the summertime!”
DougWighton, 4 Apr 2015 | Read review
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