We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 29 Halifax hotels

The Westin Nova Scotian

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Breakfast for 2 Included
Save Saved
You added The Westin Nova Scotian to your Saves list
The Westin Nova Scotian
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
70%
Ranked #18 of 29 hotels in Halifax
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
elbrujo_ve Texas
  • Overview
  • Reviews (968)
  • Photos (136)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A (2)
  • Room tips (236)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

968 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    352
    305
    179
    84
    48
See reviews for
189
343
70
246
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (236)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Texas
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Westin Halifax is just impressive. We were caught totally by surprise when we arrived to this huge hotel at the perfect location in downtown Halifax. The building is old so you almost expect the facilities to be dated; however they have done a great job in keeping everything in an excellent shape. With the exception of the room A/C... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed at this hotel in the summer. We had gotten a great deal through a travel site. The staff were friendly. The room was clean and spacious. We were delighted to discover that the Farmer's Market and boardwalk were directly behind the hotel. As well, in the summers, the city organizes free movies on a large... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lethbridge, Canada
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent four days at the Westin. It has a great location across from the Farmer's Market and Pier 21. It is only steps away from the Boardwalk, nightlife, museums, good food and shopping. The convention facilities were very good and the room temperature excellent. The food was well prepared and served and the staff very friendly and helpful. The spa... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vancouver Island, Canada
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very nice people working at the hotel and best location. its a classic railway hotel I really enjoy this hotel its quieter than DT but 100 M from the waterfront. great gym, pool and good equipment. parking is expensive but street parking is free from 6pm to 8 am and weekends.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The minute we got there, our valet was comped, for absolutely no reason other than they're friendly. Our luggage was in our room before we got there. We paid for an upgraded room, but didn't feel as though there was added value in the upgrade. The girl at the front desk went out of her way to get the manager... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kearney, Nebraska
Top Contributor
283 reviews 283 reviews
64 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pillow top beds, with goose down pillows, dark, quiet environment, what else would you want? Oh-- a great breakfast would be nice, and throw in a nice pool with a jacuzzi would be nice. They have all that, plus a staff that when you miss the wake up call, are at your door in 5 minutes. Central location to the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The ambience was established when my wife and I arrived at the hotel to be greeted by a doorman with his shirt hanging out. On other days he would be seen lounging against a pillar with his shirt in the same disarray and talking to the bar tender. Neither moved and we squeezed by to enter the hotel. And what... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Westin was the perfect location for our visit to the beautiful city of Halifax. Everything we needed was within walking distance from the hotel. The room we were given was small but the hotel was kind and offered a later upgraded (which we passed on). Service was exception from Valet to the front desk. I would think though soon it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Regina, Canada
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
33 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You would think with the cost of the room and the prices in the restaurant this hotel wouldn't fail to deliever. The night stayed, August 25th was apparently booked out, so booking in advance was certainly the best thing. The bed was very comfortable and the room over looked the bay, the best view in the entire hotel! The A/C... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
NCHR, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Thank you very much for providing your review about the Westin Nova Scotian. We're happy that you enjoyed your stay and were treated to the hospitality that The Westin staff is known for. We're sorry that you incurred problems regarding the wifi, this is a free service that our hotel provides for the entire duration of your stay. Please do... More

Alberta, Canada
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travel a lot for both work and pleasure and this hotel was by far THE worst I have ever stayed in. The hotel looks and feels like a large old hospital or some other similar institution. While located next door to the Via Rail terminal, it is a fairly long walk from the main waterfront area. Our room was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
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 take our guests' feedback seriously, and will be looking to improve based on your suggestions. We would love to speak with you in further detail, and encourage you to contact our... More

Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage The Westin Nova Scotian, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to The Westin Nova Scotian? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Westin Nova Scotian

Address: 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
Phone Number:
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Regional Municipality > Halifax
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Nova Scotian 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Priceline, Expedia, Travelocity, Starwood, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Tingo, BookingOdigeoWL, Otel and Venere so you can book your The Westin Nova Scotian reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel Halifax
Westin Hotel Halifax
Westin Nova Scotian
Westin Halifax
Halifax Westin
The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax, Nova Scotia

136 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (109)
Viewed
Room/suite (41)
Viewed
View from room (14)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (36)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (28)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (8)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (5)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in
any neighborhood
in Halifax with
any amenities

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Halifax #4 Spa Hotel in Halifax #10 Romantic Hotel in Halifax #12 Family Hotel in Halifax #15 Business Hotel in Halifax
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 
Number of rooms
310

Questions & Answers

Here’s what questions travelers have asked, with answers from representatives of The Westin Nova Scotian and other travelers.
2 questions
Ask a question
St. Simons Island, GA
11 days ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from The Westin Nova Scotian staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer