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The Iona Heights Inn

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1 bedroom, premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board
1 bedroom, premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board
1 bedroom, premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Iona Heights Inn

The Iona Heights Inn

3.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
4115 Highway 223, Iona, NS, B2C 1A3

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHighland Village Museum1 min walk
  • Popular LocationGillis Point Lighthouse16 min drive
  • Popular LocationWashabuck River Nature Reserve34 min drive

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About this area

Iona

Located in Iona, The Iona Heights Inn is near the beach. Highland Village Museum and Gillis Point Lighthouse are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Washabuck River Nature Reserve and MacRitchies Brook Nature Reserve.

What's nearby

  • Highland Village Museum - 1 min walk
  • Gillis Point Lighthouse - 16 min drive
  • Mary Harper Nature Reserve - 30 min drive
  • Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre - 31 min drive
  • Washabuck River Nature Reserve - 34 min drive

Getting around

  • Sydney, NS (YQY) - 72 min drive

Restaurants

  • Frolic & Folk Pub & Grill — 1 min walk
  • Grand Narrows Waterfront Development Society — 4 min drive

About this property

The Iona Heights Inn

3.5-star family-friendly inn near Bras d'Or Lake
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free inn has a fitness center and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli, and spa services. All 21 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Guests will also find premium bedding, hair dryers, and ironing boards.
The Iona Heights Inn offers 21 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with pay movies.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in June 2015.

Recreational amenities at the inn include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Free 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–1:00 PM: CAD 4-16 for adults and CAD 4-12 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room
  • Concerts/live shows
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Free babysitting/childcare
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (500 square feet)
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Picnic area

Spa

  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Renovated guestrooms - June 2015
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 19

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 25.00 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of CAD 25.00 per stay
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 4 and CAD 16 for adults, CAD 4 and CAD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: CAD 25.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: CAD 25.00 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Iona Heights Inn
Heights Inn
Iona Heights
Highland Heights Hotel Cape Breton Island
The Iona Heights Inn Inn
The Iona Heights Inn Iona
The Iona Heights Inn Inn Iona

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 208 out of 441 reviews
5 - Excellent 47%
Rating 4 - Good. 169 out of 441 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 47 out of 441 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 13 out of 441 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 441 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
We found the place ok. It was windy and something was rattling outside all night.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
All newly renovated and a soectacular view
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

3/5 Okay

Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
The room was nice but needs a good cleaning
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021