Places to stay in Sydney, Nova Scotia

We currently have 29 accommodations in and around Sydney with other regional listings available for B&B's, Campsites, Hotels, Motels and other properties.. You can filter listings by the available types:

Sydney is a community in Nova Scotia. It is situated on the east coast of Cape Breton Island. Local restaurants include Peking Restaurant, Joes Warehouse, The Cat & The Fiddle Cafe, and Embers Southern Barbeque.

Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the community are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations, though there are a few nearby hotels. If you are travelling in the area, Sydney is located close to Buckleys Hill, Campbell Point, Leitches Creek, Munroe Lake and Barren Point.

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Selected and best reviewed properties in Sydney

A Paradise Found B&B

Photograph of A Paradise Found B&B, Sydney
10 OUT OF 10 Having walked next door and checked out the actual Marriott hotel and its rooms, the Marriott Oceanwatch was an amazing value by comparison. It is a huge room with a master bedroom, living area, and second bedroom with two queen beds, kitchen, and two private baths. The balcony for the oceanfront .....

The Beacon Motel & Lodge

Photograph of Beacon Motel & Lodge, Sydney
10 OUT OF 10 The location was wonderful for the event that I was attending. The staff were very accommodating. I originally spoke with the owner about reservations. He was very helpful. Upon arrival we were able to check in early as our event was starting early in the day as well. Would recommend this to .....

The New Century Manor Bed & Breakfast

Photograph of The New Century Manor Bed & Breakfast, Sydney
Our new home is decorated in Victorian style with antiques and quality furnishings. Cable TV in each guest room. We are centrally located near downtown Sydney and two shopping centers. It is a 30 minute drive to the Newfoundland Ferry of the Fortress of Louisburg. Relax in the comfort of our .....

The Dobsons Point RV Park

Dobsons Point RV Park, on the Westmount side of Sydney Harbour, offers a magnificent view of the Sydney waterfront. It is the only RV park in Sydney and is a centrally located stopover for excursions to the many scenic and historic attractions Cape Breton has to offer such as the Cabot Trail, .....

More about the areas accommodations and tourism

Sydney is the largest urban centre on Cape Breton Island. Together with Sydney Mines, North Sydney, New Waterford and Glace Bay it forms the Industrial Cape Breton region.

Other local Sydney information and places to visit.

Things to see and do

Cossit House

Located at 75 Charlotte Street. The Rev. Mr. Ranna Cossit was the first Anglican minister to live and work in Sydney. In the late 1700s, he became involved in a struggle for control of political power in Cape Breton, at the time a colony separate from mainland Nova Scotia. In 1800, his archbishop put an end to a budding political career by transferring him to Yarmouth (which is about as far away as you can get from Sydney and still be in Nova Scotia). He built his house in 1787, and it is believed to be the oldest in Sydney. Cossit lived here with his wife, Thankful, and their family. Six of the CossitÂ’s 13 children were born in this house. The refurnishing of the house is based on an 1815 inventory of CossitÂ’s estate in Yarmouth and illustrates the household effects of a family of the late 1700s.

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Closed, unlisted or renamed properties

  • Sangaree Campground, 217 Sangaree Road
  • B&B On Blacketts Lake, 1775 Coxheath Road
  • Cormorant Tourist Home B&B, 2042 King's Road
  • Purcell Place Bed & Breakfast, 596 Coxheath Road
  • Mahoney J R Contracting Ltd, 80 Marine Drive
  • George & Gottage B&B, 808 George Street
  • A Charming Victorian Bed & Breakfast, 115 George Street