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The Iona Heights Inn

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All reviewshighland villageliquor storethe pubbras d'or lakecape bretonan upper level roomceltic musiccable channelsrooms are lovelyhill overlookingcoffee and pastriessecond floor balconycabot trailsecond levelnew flooringvantage pointenjoy the scenery
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

This Inn is truly a great surprise in Iona! The owners are very friendly and caring about your experience. The rooms are updated and comfortable. Each room has a balcony that looks on the lake. The location of the Inn is relaxing. The pub is...More

Thank vpmac2017
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded 12 June 2017

Those are very kind words. Thanks very much indeed! Super glad you enjoyed your stay, & we hope to see you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

Stayed here as a night time stopover enroute to Cape Breton from Southern Nova Scotia, but was pleasantly surprised by how the stay turned out! The rooms were incredible (i.e. rooms were clean, beds were comfy, they had Netflix), and service was also amazing (i.e....More

Thank chelsc8
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded 9 June 2017

Super happy you girls enjoyed your time here! Thanks very much for the kind words. We truly appreciate them. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

As part of our vacation in the Maritimes, my girlfriend and I had reserved a room here on a Saturday night and we were pleasantly surprised upon arriving to find there was a violinist and a pianist entertaining everyone in the restaurant with some very...More

1  Thank RICHARD L
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We stayed here 4 nights during Celtic Colours 2016 Upon our arrival, they didn't have our reservation on file, my fault for not double-checking that they received my confirmation. The Inn was booked full, but the owner took the attitude that the miscommunication was their...More

1  Thank Terry C
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded 1 June 2017

Hello Terry. I believe it was your guys' kind heartedness and understanding that made things better than they could have gone. Thank you for that! Also, we're very glad you enjoyed your time here on Cape Breton Island (minus the rain). If you ever decide...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night and booked a second floor room, room 10 to be exact. The room was tastefully decorated and included some of the wonderful Jill's chocolates made by one of the owners. The beds were very hard, but we were told they...More

Thank simeon
Response from Iona_Heights_Inn, Owner at The Iona Heights InnResponded 25 May 2017

Hello Simeon. Glad you enjoyed your stay here in Iona. We were happy to have you. The next time you are back, we will have a comfier bed for you I promise. Cheers for now!

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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$80 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$80 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"Try and get a balcony overlooking the lakes"
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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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