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The Iona Heights Inn

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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average5%
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“highland village”(34 reviews)
“liquor store”(19 reviews)
“the pub”(32 reviews)
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3.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewshighland villageliquor storethe pubbras d'or lakecape bretonan upper level roomceltic musiccable channelslive entertainmentrooms are lovelyhill overlookingcoffee and pastriessecond floor balconycabot trailfriendly folkssecond levelnew flooring
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Of course, the views were fantastic and the weather was cool and sunny, and the rooms were clean and comfortable. But the best was the Pub on one end, a liquor store at the other and delicious coffee and chocolates in the middle. At the...More

Thank 973deborah
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded 25 November 2017

What a lovely little review! Thanks very much indeed. We're super glad you enjoyed your stay here with us. Hope to see you again. Cheers for now!

Reviewed 27 October 2017

We had been staying with friends & family on PEI for 4 days & drove over to Cape Breton to stay for one night in Iona. The rooms are accessed by the upper back parking lot. The 2 steps into the room are quite high...More

Thank alpine_eh
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded 25 November 2017

Hi alpine_eh. Very glad you had a good stay here with us in Iona. We'll look into those uneven stairs. Thanks for the heads-up. Cheers!

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Wanted to be near Leitches Creek so the location was perfect. Had no great expectations of the remote motel. Surprise - it was lovely! The rooms are renovated/updated - very attractive and comfortable, though the bathroom (at least in our room) could do with a...More

Thank LibbyMcL
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded 22 October 2017

What a lovely review. Thanks very much indeed! Super glad you enjoyed your stay. Cheers for now!

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We loved the drive into Iona, glorious fall colours and spectacular views. Then we arrived and were treated to an incredible view, wonderful check in, a nice little room and great food. This is Cape Breton’s hidden gem! Don’t miss this one...a new favourite place...More

Thank jameswolfe1
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks very much for the great review. We truly appreciate it. Super glad you enjoyed your time here in Iona. Hope to see you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 19 October 2017

My girlfriend and I spent two nights at the Iona Heights Inn using it as a home base for our visit to the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton. I don't think you'll find better value for your money in all of Cape Breton if you're...More

Thank Stefan P
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks you Stefan for that very well written and kind review! Would you mind if we posted this on our website for other guests to read? We're super happy you enjoyed all that we have to offer, and that you had a drive along the...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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US$80 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$80 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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jubejube
13 January 2018|
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Response from 973deborah | Reviewed this property |
There is a short set of interior steps from the front entrance to the rear door (the property sits on a hill) but you will access the upper rooms from the back parking lot so there is only one step up into the rooms.
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CarolAnnS43
29 January 2016|
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Response from Iona_Heights_Inn | Property representative |
Yes we do. Audio/video equipment available, as well as being fully catered. Please call (902) 412-8888 if you'd like to reserve the room. Cheers, Dan Franklin Owner/Operator Iona Heights Inn
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dggriff
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Response from Nadine H | Reviewed this property |
Open all year round. The owners live on the property. Newly renovated so all open now!
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"All rooms face the lake, have balconies for relaxing and you park close to your room."
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"Go for the top (i.e. 2nd) floor - the view is outstanding."
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"Grab one of the upper level rooms with a balcony - more private plus an amazing view"
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"ifavailable , get room with balcony. just an added pleasant touch."
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