Yes. Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa is open seasonally, and typically welcomes guests each year beginning in June and closes following the Celtic Colours festival at the end of October.
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The Main Lodge at Keltic Lodge is the classic facility that was built in 1950 with elegant guest rooms. Guests can find the main dining room and lounge in this historic building.
The Inn at Keltic was built in 1970 and is centrally located on the Keltic’s grounds. The Inn has no other services in the building but offers larger guest rooms and more flexible bed configurations for families and groups. There is also a great room with stone fireplace. This is the perfect place for guest’s to sit back and relax.
Our Cottages were built in 1970 and are designed as mini hotels with a shared entry/common space and individual rooms with private bathrooms. Their rustic feel combined with easy access to the Main Lodge provide guests a relaxed comfort and a touch more privacy than the Main Lodge and the Inn at Keltic.
We aim to provide a home away from home for our guests. We offer a number of guestroom options, each featuring comfortable beds with luxurious linens, fresh towels, wireless high-speed internet, flat screen televisions, coffee machines, and mini fridges in most rooms. With modern dÃ©cor, access to property amenities, and stunning views, we are certain you will be impressed and comfortable.
Our seaside resort offers a variety of dining options. Our golf course Clubhouse Grill offers aprÃ¨s golf fare, while our waterfront Atlantic Restaurant features a patio and casual Maritime-inspired menu. The upscale Purple Thistle Dining Room features a fine dining chef-inspired menu, highlighting locally sourced, mouthwatering seafood entrÃ©es. Our Chefs and culinary team will introduce you to the unique and wonderful flavors of our local region. We also offer in-room dining, specialty event catering and packaged picnic options for the eager traveler looking to explore the Highlands.
Driving the Cabot Trail is a must do and we understand vehicle travel is the main method of transportation to our beautiful Cape Breton resort, so ample free parking is available to guests. While Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa does not charge a fee for parking, Parks Canada does require visitors to purchase a park pass. As our resort is conveniently located within the Highlands National Park, guests must purchase a pass to access resort grounds.
Yes. We are most definitely pet friendly! We consider pets our guests too, and offer pet packages upon arrival. Our facility is ideal for mountain hikes or beach strolls with your four legged friend(s). Our cottage units offer an ideal vacation home for pets. We do apply a pet cleaning fee of $25 per stay. These policies are in place for pet and guest safety; please contact us for details.
At Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa, we do not permit smoking in any of our guestrooms, function rooms, restaurants or common areas in any of our buildings. Our facility has several dedicated outdoor locations for smoking; however, smoking in our buildings may hold penalty fees for guests.
Our guests’ comfort is our utmost priority, and therefore we offer cribs and cots, subject to availability. Please request these items at the time of booking to ensure they are available during your stay with us.
Absolutely! Working with organizations like AAA is very important to us and we certainly participate in both AAA and CAA programs.
Ensuring both safety and enjoyment for all of our guests is very important to us. At Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa we require an adult of at least 24 years of age to book a room; however, some exceptions may be considered by management. Please contact us for details.
Check-in is 3pm and checkout is 11am; however, we offer early check-in and late checkout times for a nominal fee.
Yes. Late checkout is available, based on availability. We apply a nominal fee to guarantee your late checkout time.
We have a cancellation policy of 72 hours prior to arrival. A first night’s fee will be collected if a cancelation occurs in less than 72 hours prior to arrival.
We accept all major credit cards, cash, and debit.
Yes. We are very pleased to announce that in 2012 we upgraded our wireless internet access and fibre optic internet is now offered as an added value to our guests.
Yes. Each of our rooms features a 37” flat screen television.
Yes. We have a variety of accommodations that meet the needs of guests with limited mobility or disabilities.
We offer on-site laundry services, including pickup, for a nominal fee. We also offer basic sewing services and garment repairs, as needed. Dry-cleaning services are not available on-site.
Our outdoor pool and fitness room open daily; however, hours of operation do fluctuate based on our seasons. Please contact us for details.
Wireless Internet, parking, social programs and live entertainment, plus many of our packages include breakfast daily. Please speak with our reservations team for specific offerings for our cottages, Main Lodge and Inn at Keltic.
The Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa works with all groups, special events, individual travelers and associations to deliver a personalized and unique guest experience. Our team will customize our world-class offerings to your specific needs. We have 30 culinary professionals working alongside our services team to deliver an experience for your event that exceeds your expectations and meets event budget.
The products we incorporate into our menus are locally sourced where possible, fresh and natural. Our Chefs and culinary team understand that with dietary restrictions, lifestyle choices, and allergies, adaptations or substitutions may be needed. Please express your preferences to any of our hospitality staff or culinary team to ensure we accommodate your needs and expectations. Please communicate severe airborne allergies to our reservations team while booking your stay.
Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa is a wonderful place for families and offers a range of family friendly programs and amenities. We have a number of skilled child minding providers on staff to provide expert childcare. This allows parents to enjoy activities such as an evening at the Highlands Sitting Room, a spa treatment or an adventure tour of our wonderful region. Please communicate your child minding requirements to our reservations team while booking your stay.
We have a wonderful team of specially trained program coordinators that work with guests of all ages. Each day our Programs Team engages in games, crafts, swimming, discovery tours and storytelling. One day at Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa is never enough to explore the multitude of wonderful adventures this location has to offer.
We offer live entertainment every night our Highland Sitting Room, located in the Main Lodge. Prepare to be swept away by the stories or stomp your feet to the fiddle and sounds of Cape Breton. The breathtaking view, upbeat sounds and Celtic flavours of the Highland Sitting Room is a MUST see while visiting Nova Scotia.
Coastal traveling is always a challenge in terms of packing for the season, as at times the weather can be cool, even in summer. So, if you plan to enjoy the spectacular Cape Breton outdoors, and we recommend you do, wear layers and sturdy footwear. If you choose to dine in style at The Purple Thistle Dining Room we recommend business casual attire. And, don’t forget your kilt and dancing shoes for an evening kicking up your heels to the Celtic beats at the Highland Sitting Room.