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The Westin Nova Scotian

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
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Ranked #18 of 29 hotels in Halifax
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel has a great location, gas, super market, the historic Halifax harbor, pier 21' board walk, farmers market , everything is right there. Plenty of restaurants on the board wallk. The hotel itself is a bit dated but clean and courteous staff. We had a room on the 12 th fl with a view of the park. We enjoyed... More

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Halifax, NS
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Westin a few times, to get a night out just for ourselves, but the room this time was not what we where used too. We got our usual King room with the waterfront view, but our room was so small. It might of been 12 x 20 with a bathroom 5 x 8 with the... More

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NCHR, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are glad to hear that you had a great sleep in our Westin Heavenly Beds. It sounds like you were treated to the hospitality that our hotel is known for. We hope that you will visit us again soon. Until then, Guido Kerpel More

12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just back from two nights with the family at the Westin in Halifax. Pretty good location near Pier 21 at the end of the Boardwalk. Downtown easily accessible on foot. The hotel is nice inside, if a little tired and showing its age in places. We stayed in two rooms on the 11th floor. The rooms are spacious and well... More

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NCHR, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It sounds like you had the opportunity to get out and explore the waterfront. The boardwalk is a nice place to walk in the summertime. We are happy to hear that our service was satisfactory, but apologize for the noises you heard from your room. We are working towards improving your concerns for future guests.... More

new york city
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great location, facing st. george's island, farmer's market, canada's immigration museum, garrison brewery, and harbor boardwalk. convenience both in and around the hotel, great service, room, snacks, pool, and fitness room. 25min ride from the airport...30-40min ride to peggy's cove, can walk to everything else on the harbor with ease. delicious buffet breakfast. would stay there again without hesitation.

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Boston, MA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights as we have been driving around Nova Scotia on vacation. We found the staff to be helpful, the location perfect as a base to wander from, and the room clean and pretty much as we expected. I've traveled more for work and stayed at some really swank Westins...I think in comparison, this one is decent... More

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Fredericton, NB
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have 4 criteria when deciding whether a stay at a hotel has been a good one or not: 1. Is the room clean? 2. Are the beds comfortable? 3. Is the price reasonable? 4. Does the shower have good water pressure? How does the Westin Nova Scotian stack up? 1. Yes, the room (and hotel in general) was clean.... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was pretty nice when it came to hosting a conference I attended. The staff was very supportive, and the presentation venues were quite nice. I liked the bright and open feel about it, compared to many hotels that hide their conference rooms in basements and things. But as a hotel, it met expectations but was not stellar necessarily.... More

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NCHR, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our bright and open meeting spaces and our convenient location. It’s great to know that our IT staff was able to answer your questions. We're glad your visit was satisfactory, and hope to see you again. Until then, Guido Kerpel More

Kamloops, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three nights at this lovely hotel. The rooms were bright and very nice. The pool was warm and inviting. The location is great - walking distance to everything we wanted to see and do. There is a Super Store next to hotel and a park across the street so we made use of both and had a picnic... More

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Portola Valley, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Westin Nova Scotia is a hospitable, comfortable hotel located very conveniently along the waterfront in Halifax. A very large property, it has a very service-oriented staff who took great effort to accommodate our family by providing us adjoining rooms and the bed confirgurations that made most even without our asking. I was very impressed by this. The hotel could... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Considering this hotel is a Westin, my boyfriend and I had very high standards for our stay and was very excited to experience the luxury one would expect at a Westin hotel. We were terribly disappointed and disgusted. The first room we walked into (601) was not only extremely small and poorly laid out but filthy. The bathroom was utterly... More

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NCHR, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Please let me be the first to send my sincerest apologies for your experience with us. We are very sorry about the problems you encountered during your visit. We would love to speak with you in further detail, and encourage you to contact our Hotel Manager, Raj Gupta directly at, raj.gupta@thewestinnovascotian.com. We look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards,... More

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Address: 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
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Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Regional Municipality > Halifax
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Nova Scotian 4*
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Halifax #4 Spa Hotel in Halifax #11 Romantic Hotel in Halifax #14 Business Hotel in Halifax #15 Family Hotel in Halifax
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The Westin Nova Scotian, is located near Halifax Harbour. Steps from world-class shopping and dining opportunities, we are the ideal place to savor the sights and sounds of this beautiful city. ... more   less 
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