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Brantford, Canada
Reviewed 30 July 2015

there was a mix-up with our reservation at the Hampton Inns and only rooms available were at this place. The room was dirty, smelled of smoke, no soundproofing between rooms and Wi-Fi did not work. I would recommend this if it were your absolute last resort.

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Truro, Canada
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I am formerly of Sydney but have been residing in Truro for the past number of years. I make the trek home to Sydney to visit family and friends and without any questions my choice to stay is at the Martin Arms. The staff has been nothing but friendly to me and will do anything in their power to help...

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Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 15 July 2015

A great 'no frills' hotel. Has everything you need; a flat screen tv with cable, fridge, and microwave. found it very quiet. there is a beautiful view of the harbor and a beautiful veranda to sit and enjoy my morning coffee.

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Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I are frequent customers of The Martin Arms hotel. We have been staying here for about 15 years. It had been about two years since our last trip so I was pleasantly surprised when I walked into the beautiful new lobby and front desk area that has been completely redone. They have been hard at work updating...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

My experience staying at The Martin Arms Hotel was better then average. Very clean rooms, hard wood floors, country style beds were very comfortable! grate water pressure in shower, very wonderful staff! I would recommend staying in a room on main level on the harbour side as its an amazing morning view! I spoke with one of the owners at...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I can't say enough about my great experience at The Martin Arms Hotel. This Hotel used to be the Meridian, however, there has been more than just a name change in recent years. The entire hotel has been renovated! Each newly renovate room has their own brand new AC and heat pump, big screen TV, new hardwood floors and freshly...

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1Thank Glenn J
Cape Breton Island, Canada
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Our stay was short notice and we checked in very late at night- looked ok from the outside and we just wanted somewhere to lay our heads. Our stay started by walking down a dimly lit hallway that REEKED of smoke, despite the 'no smoking' signs in the hall. For 2 non smokers, this started our stay off badly. Still...

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3Thank B M
Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Rooms are outdated,we had the buffet.A meal fit for a homeless shelter and served by a man who looked like they got him from the homeless shelter.Staff was friendly which was a plus.If you need a cheap room try this hotel.

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1Thank Robert109
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Stayed here for one night and it was one night to many! Towels on the floor in bathroom when we came in, called front desk to tell them and she said to pick them up and throw them out in the hall and she would get them there. Called her back to say we needed towels , not to eager...

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3Thank Jmn6
New Waterford
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Although there's nothing really fancy about this motel, it is quiet, there. It's kept constantly clean! The staff is friendly, &will take time to chat with you. The restaurant, though not huge, is very comfortable & pleasant to dine in!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about The Martin Arms

Address: 100 Kings Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1S 1A1, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Cape Breton Island > Sydney
Price Range: $91 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Martin Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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