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The Iona Heights Inn

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4115 Highway 223 Iona, Iona, Nova Scotia B2C 1A3 Canada See on map
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Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
3.5 Star accommodation
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Newly renovated & upgraded! Centrally located, & close to everything. 6 Lower level rooms with 2 double beds, & 15 upper level rooms with a balcony & 2 double beds. All of our rooms overlook the stunning Bras d'Or Lakes ...More Biosphere. Site amenities include Jill's Chocolate Cafe, where she carefully handcrafts chocolate, and brews fresh coffee daily. Also, The Frolic 'n Folk Pub & Grill serving homemade meals, with music on the weekends. We also have The Little Dipper Boutique - a liquor store and convenience store, all located within the Inn. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Wheelchair Access
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$79 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Highland Heights Inn
Also Known As
Highland Heights Hotel Cape Breton Island
Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Iona
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

My partner and I spent two memorable nights here. Susan and her husband were more than accommodating. It felt like staying among family members. At night, there was Gaelic/folk live entertainment while we were eating a very delicious dinner. As I was just married a...More

4  Thank John G
Reviewed July 27, 2012

If you are looking for a special spot and wonderful people, this is the place. Family members and me just got back from a visit to Cape Breton and stayed here at the Highland Hights Inn and was welcomed with opened arms. The food is...More

3  Thank John A
Reviewed July 16, 2012

Spectacular View , Awesome Food , Great Entertainment , and Special Thank you to Susan and her Staff , they were all so very nice and helpful , we will be back for sure

4  Thank gerishall
Reviewed June 24, 2012

I booked this hotel because of the great reviews. While it was clean and comfortable, I thought the room was dark and the decor was really out of date - all the fake flowers just have to go, right away! That all by itself would...More

1  Thank suec89
Reviewed October 21, 2011

I stayed for a couple of nights in August, then came back for 4 nights in October. The location is fantastic, great views, and centrally located. Equal distance to Sydney, Baddeck, and the Causeway. The owners are friendly, helpful, down to earth people who enjoy...More

4  Thank Mike S
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January 13, 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.
January 29, 2016|
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
October 15, 2015|
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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"Choose a room with a view, on the 2nd floor with a balcony."
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"The double beds are small so I would consider the size of the guests before doubling people up. No A/C in..."
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"The second floor is a little quieter and has private balconies!"
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"Get on the second floor for great views."
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