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Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa

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383 Middle Head Peninsula, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0 Canada See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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This historic Cape Breton resort, Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa, is located in the heart of Cape Breton Highlands National Park overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Just 2 hours from Sydney, NS and a scenic 5 ...More hour drive from Nova Scotia's capital city Halifax, the 100 room resort has been welcoming guests to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia since July 1940. Keltic offers versatility for Cape Breton accommodations with rooms in the Main Lodge, spacious rooms in the Inn at Keltic and cozy two and four bedroom cottages with fireplaces and verandas. The Cape Breton resort is the perfect spot for a Nova Scotia family vacation with recreation facilities on-site or nearby that include a heated outdoor pool, Atlantic Ocean Ingonish Beach, hiking, wilderness trails, lawn games, whale watching, Eminence Spa and boat cruises. Adjacent to the resort is the Cape Breton golf icon, the 18 hole championship Highlands Links Golf Course. The Cape Breton golf course, rich in the Scottish tradition, has been restored to Stanley Thompson's magnificent original design. The Purple Thistle Dining Room and Atlantic Restaurant and Bar overlooking the Atlantic Ocean offer a comfortable dining experience and traditional Maritime menu. The Highland Sitting Room features a pub menu for lunch and dinner and nightly live Celtic entertainment. Nova Scotia conferences are welcome at Keltic Lodge with 13,000 sq ft of meeting space spread throughout the resort utilizing the restaurants and bars for private functions. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Golf Course
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$195 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Keltic Lodge Resort And Spa
Keltic Hotel Ingonish
Keltic Resort Ingonish
Keltic Lodge Nova Scotia
Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa Ingonish, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Ingonish
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Room & Suite (84)
Dining (41)
Pool & Beach (14)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed for a night at this place last weekend. The room was neat and clean but overall resort clearly looked dated. The bathroom door lock was wonky but other than that other things worked. We had booked the room with two double beds (we were...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The new operator does not seem to care. Our friends' room was not ready at check-in time. When they finally were given the keys they found the room had not been cleaned very well. At the buffet breakfast the help was either surly ("we don't...More

Thank LEW S
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I came to Cape Breton for a much needed time away from the everyday stress of work and life responsibilities. We had passed by the Keltic Lodge 26 years ago hoping to return one day. This year we finally made the trip....More

Thank hughem2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

Room: shared living loving spaace neighboours but both living and room felt untouched by management except for the basics being clean sheets, toilet paper and amenities. Otherwise room was dirty. Had to shoulder the room door to get in as it was stuck in frame....More

Thank curiousjatraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were excited to drive around the beautiful Cabot Trail, and booked a stay at this place, based on their website information, which was misleading! We had booked to stay and play golf, but had cancelled golf prior to our arrival, after hearing from others...More

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May 30, 2018|
Response from Fred47_11 | Reviewed this property |
Why don’t you email them? To be candid, I don’t exactly understand your question.
March 1, 2018|
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Response from Cathy F | Reviewed this property |
Pool is heated. Hot tub and spa can be used without using a treatment but hot tub is small, 4 seat and only up to 92 degrees. So disappointing. The sauna and steam showers in the spa are free and lovely. Indoor spa tub d and... More
July 25, 2017|
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Response from bgdann | Reviewed this property |
I think the nearest airport is Sydney and I'm pretty sure it will be more than an hours drive. Since Keltic Lodge, and the Cabot Trail itself, is very rural, you would probably be better off renting a vehicle at the airport... More
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"Stay at a B&B in Ingonish"
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"Read other reviews as we only stopped briefly and did not stay over night."
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"Two bedroom cottages with common living room are great for families or groups, albeit shabby."
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