Editor's Top 4 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$152 CAD
Sydney hotel attached to convention centre with harbour view, indoor pool and waterslide
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot & cold breakfast, parking, 24-hr coffee & tea, newspapers, pets stay free
  • Numerous guests praised their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • The hotel's breakfast was complimented for its quality and variety
  • Several lodgers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Attached by a pedestrian walkway to Membertou Trade & Convention Centre
Cons
  • A few guests complained of noise transfer
My pick for Sydney Nova Scotia is the stellar Hampton Inn, a newer hotel which opened April 2012, is nicely appointed with great amenities and has lots of very pleased customers.

It has excellent access to Hwy 327, only a minute drive, and it's 5 minutes from the city centre. Kiju's Restaurant is a 2-minute walk from the hotel at the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre.

Rooms are beautifully decorated and equipped with mini-fridges and microwaves as well as 37" HD TVs. The hotel offers an indoor pool with waterslide, fitness centre and business centre as well as the usual hotel amenities.

For added value, included in the room price are Wi-Fi, breakfast with hot and cold selections and parking. Other perks offered to guests are all day coffee and tea in the lobby, newspapers and pets stay free.

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$144 CAD
Popular downtown Sydney hotel with harbour views, indoor pool and kitchenette suites
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, local calls
  • Guests found the staff friendly and accommodating
  • Guests enjoyed meals on site, along with the free breakfast
  • Many guests liked the rooms for being spacious and well equipped
  • Guests loved the location near the waterfront, boardwalk and restaurants
  • Good value at this hotel, according to many guests
Cons
  • Several guests thought that the hotel should offer free parking
  • A couple of guests thought that the room interiors were in need of updates
  • Parking costs $7 per night
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$199 CAD
Indoor pool, fitness centre, on-site restaurant, downtown waterfront location
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers praised the harbour views from their rooms
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for exploring the downtown area on foot
  • A couple of reviewers enjoyed the indoor pool
Cons
  • A couple of guests thought that the hotel interiors appeared dated
  • A couple of reviewers complained about limited parking
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$176 CAD
On Hwy 4, guests praised cleanliness & staff, but concerns about dated interiors 
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several reviewers found the beds comfortable
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers said that their rooms were quiet
Cons
  • No elevator (two floors)
  • Many guests found the room interiors dated and in need of renovations
  • A couple of guests complained that the dining room for the free breakfast was too small

2 Other Frequently Booked Hotels in Sydney

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$139 CAD
Harbourfront location, indoor pool, free breakfast and on-site restaurant
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Many reviewers found the location central for exploring the Sydney area by car
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the indoor pool
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Several guests described the interior decor as dated
  • A few reviewers found their beds to be uncomfortable
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$111 CAD
Pet-friendly Sydney hotel overlooks harbour with indoor pool and well-liked fine dining
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot/cold breakfast, parking, pet stays
  • Guests described rooms as clean and comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their professional and friendly service
  • Location was convenient to town and area attractions
  • Guests really liked the chef-made meals at the restaurant
Cons
  • No elevator to 2nd or 3rd floor
  • Some guests found the hotel tired and in need of maintenance
  • The free breakfast got mixed reviews