The accommodation providers listed below are longtime supporters of Celtic Colours, providing the festival with the substantial amount of rooms needed to house many of our visiting artists. We encourage you to support these establishments whose location, amenities and expertise will make your Celtic Colours experience much more enjoyable.

For a full list of accommodations on the Island visit

Inverary Resort, Baddeck

Inverary Resort’s old world comfort and charm truly speaks to the spirit of the festival. Enhance your festival experience with a variety of comfortable accommodation choices, great food, Cape Breton entertainment in the Thistledown Pub and nightly shuttle service to the Festival Club. Concerts and workshops are only a short drive away.

Take advantage of our Special Festival Rate.
Call toll-free 1.800.565.5660 or visit

Telegraph House, Baddeck

The Telegraph House, built in 1861, is owned and operated by the fourth and fifth generations of the Dunlop Family. As it once contained the office of the first Trans-Oceanic Cable Company, some of the first telegraph messages in North America were sent from the office in the “Telegraph House”.

Check directly with hotel for festival specials.
Call toll-free 1.888.263.9840 or visit

Maritime Inn, Port Hawkesbury

Maritime Inn Port Hawkesbury is ideally situated at the gateway to Cape Breton Island and is a perfect choice as a base for your Celtic Colours experience. Seventy four rooms, an indoor pool, fitness centre and excellent Taste of Nova Scotia dining in Miller’s Tap & Grill.

Check directly with hotel for festival specials.
Call toll-free 1.888.662.7484 or visit

Silver Dart Lodge, Baddeck

Select Baddeck’s Silver Dart Lodge / MacNeil House Suites for your Celtic Colours vacation get away. Relax and unwind on this 90 acre property over looking the Bras d’or Lakes and select from a variety of accommodations from one and two bedroom suites, cozy chalets, and traditional hotel styled room with terrific views. Ask about some of our newly renovated rooms to make your stay a little more cozy!

Check directly with hotel for festival specials.
Call toll-free 1-800-565-VIEW or visit

Cabot Trail Motel, Baddeck

Refresh your body and soul during the Festival with a stay at the Cabot Trail Motel. Centrally located on the outskirts of Baddeck and on the world famous Cabot Trail, the Cabot Trail Motel offers relaxation, comfort and breathtaking views of the famous Bras d’Or Lakes.

Call 1-902-295-2580 to reserve your room today or visit

Hampton Inn by Hilton, Sydney

Hampton Inn by Hilton in Sydney, Nova Scotia is centrally located near Exit 8, off Highway 125, minutes away from downtown, local attractions, restaurants and shopping. Our hotel in Sydney, Nova Scotia is conveniently connected to the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre via a pedestrian walkway. Savor flavors at Kiju’s, one of Sydney’s top restaurants, and enjoy a variety of live entertainment, conferences and special events within the centre.

Call 1-902-564-6555 to reserve your room today or visit Hampton Inn by Hilton

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Reserve By Phone

  • 800-261-7331 • Toll Free
  • 902-873-4700 • Halifax Airport Office
  • 902-539-1303 • Sydney Airport Office
  • 902-539-6700 • Sydney Office

Helping you enjoy more of Celtic Colours,

and everything along the way.

Nova Scotia has two main airports. The JA Douglas McCurdy Airport is in Sydney (YQY) and the Halifax Stanfield International Airport is near Halifax (YHZ).


Flights to Sydney are direct from Toronto (YYZ) or via Halifax (YHZ). Air Canada and WestJet offer daily non-stop flights from Toronto (approximately 2.5 hours in duration), and there are multiple daily flights to Halifax (approximately 50 minutes in duration). Halifax is an international airport with flights to a number of cities in Canada, the US and overseas.

JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport – YQY

J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport lies just 15 minutes from the Sydney downtown business district and within easy driving distance to other key areas of Cape Breton Island.

280 Silver Dart Way, Sydney NS

T: 902-564-7720

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Halifax Stanfield International Airport – YHZ

Halifax Stanfield International Airport is Atlantic Canada’s gateway to the world, offering world-class services and amenities. The airport offers Canada Customs services on a 24/7, U.S pre-clearance, and is an internationally recognized leader in customer service, featuring its friendly and helpful tartan-team volunteers.

1 Bell Boulevard, Enfield, Halifax Metro

T: 902-873-4422

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