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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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    4.5 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We are Westin platinum, so we typically choose them when traveling. We were very pleased with our stay here, as the front desk personnel were so helpful an pleasant and, as always, the beds are great! The building is a little older, but our room was comfortable and had a great view. Would definitely stay again.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall a great experience, staying two nights at the Westin. Great location, on the waterfront. close to Pier 21, stores, and restaurants. Hotel was very clean, staff was friendly and helpful. I definately would recommend this hotel to couples or family.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a conference. Rooms are good/comfy with free WiFi. Close to other things in town - the markets, boardwalk, etc. Front desk were nice. Pretty standard for a business hotel. I would stay again.

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St. John's, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from spending a week in Nova Scotia, 5 of those nights were at the Westin Nova Scotian. This is a great little hotel - some of the furnishings are a little outdated but it was obvious that our room had just gone through some minor renovations - new carpet, new draperies and the king size bed was super... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel enjoys a prime location on the waterfront, near the big Farmer's Market, and interesting Immigration Museum. It also offers many amenities and the option of a stroll on the boardwalk along the water near the historic area and many good restaurants. Easy access to rental cars, train station, and airport shuttle service. Parking lot behind hotel.

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Toronto, Ontario
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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In early July, I returned to my “old stomping ground”, the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, were I first stayed in 1996, when my guest rooms still had the look (narrow glass shelves) and feel of the old flagship hotel of Canadian National Railway (CN), first opened in 1930. I arrived, was greeted friendly and courteously, obtained... More

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Charlottetown, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night. Reception was friendly enough. Discovered we were going to be charged an extra $22.0 a night for parking. When we got to our room it was freezing, the air conditioner had been on high, we tried turning up the heat and turning off the blower, but an hour later we were just as cold.... More

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Thank you for the feedback. Please let me be the first to apologize for the problems you encountered during your stay. I assure you that we take our guest feedback very seriously, we are currently working to fix the problems you have mentioned. If you would like to discuss your experience in further detail, please do not hesitate to contact... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Westin for my first time a few weeks ago and I absolutely LOVED it. Prime location, beautiful property, the parking was a bit too expensive for my taste, but lovely, lovely room. The hotel itself was extremely noisy as it was a weekend that I stayed there and it is downtown, but I asked the staff... More

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San Diego, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed 9 nights at the Westin Nova Scotia in Halifax. Nice, comfortable hotel, very friendly staff. One side faces a park the other the waterfront. I really like the "green " program they had. For each day of no sheet or towel changes you are given a $5 coupon for the bar or restaurant. I love that, less... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Westin Nova Scoatian over the Canada Day long weekend, and had quite a pleasant experience. The location is great, located right across from the Farmer's Market. We enjoyed strolling across the street each morning for some organic, fresh coffee and breakfast. The staff was quite friendly, especially the front desk staff. The rooms were decent, although... 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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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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