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The Iona Heights Inn

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Room & Suite (85)
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4115 Highway 223 Iona, Iona, Nova Scotia B2C 1A3 Canada See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

After a long day of driving with the last hour on a winding remote road, we were wondering what we would find at the end, and were we ever pleasantly rewarded! This picturesque inn sits atop a ridge overlooking the water and its beautiful peaceful...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Kristi L
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded July 30, 2018

Hi Kristi. Thank you for the wonderfuly written review! We truly appreciate it, and are super happy you enjoyed your stay here in Iona. We really do have a great staff here, that we are grateful for. Thanks again. Cheers!

Reviewed July 17, 2018

We stayed there in August 2016. This was way off route from our Louisbourg to Halifax road trip but ended up booking it as there was no availability for a well-rated hotel near Louisbourg. It came as a surprise. Stayed for only one night and...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank kaminlina
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded July 18, 2018

Wow. Thanks for the great little review, after all this time! You put a smile on our face. Glad that we could do the same for you. Cheers!

Reviewed July 13, 2018

Absolutely LOVED staying here at Dan and Jill's quaint and hospitable inn. We really enjoyed the pub/food and the great location to travel about each day. The rooms were clean and very comfortable and had everything we needed. Loved the balcony. Having Jill's chocolate shop...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank critterek
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded July 14, 2018

Thanks very much indeed for the lovely review. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay here with us. Hope to see you again. Cheers!

Reviewed July 5, 2018

What’s not to like? Lovely place, lovely stafff, pub grub, comfortable room and bed. Overlooking the lake, and next to the Gighland village centre, there’s enough here for a night as you tour Cape Breton.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank crh466
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded July 14, 2018

Thanks for the great score. Super glad you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to see you again. Cheers for now!

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We booked a family vacation to the Maritimes and during our stay we needed a hotel near Cape Breton. We found this gem. This hotel Is amazing from breathtaking views to super friendly staff to cute and comfortable rooms. We had such a great time...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank smneu
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded July 14, 2018

This is a beatiful review that really makes us feel good. We are super happy you enjoyed your time here in Iona, and we love to hear that guests had a good and memorable time. Thanks for the kind words. Cheers for now!

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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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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$76 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Highland Heights Inn
Also Known As
Highland Heights Hotel Cape Breton Island
Location
Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Iona
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$76 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Highland Heights Inn
Also Known As
Highland Heights Hotel Cape Breton Island
Location
Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Iona
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Traveller (217)
Room & Suite (85)
Dining (14)
Pool & Beach (4)
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jubejube
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.
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CarolAnnS43
January 29, 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
October 15, 2015|
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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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Room Tips
"2nd floor rooms have balconies and the entrance is in back where you can drive right up to the door."
tinadJ1714RM
Oct. 21, 2018
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"Choose a room with a view, on the 2nd floor with a balcony."
charleyyy
Sep. 16, 2018
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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..."
1kagc
Aug. 29, 2018
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"The second floor is a little quieter and has private balconies!"
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Aug. 18, 2018
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