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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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new york city
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 3 days ago NEW

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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16 hotel reviews
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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 1 week 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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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a night out and without the kids. We had stayed at this hotel previously for a couple weeks during a relocation a few months back. When we arrived this time, we were greeted by the valet by name, which we were both very impressed with. We were given a very generous upgrade by the front counter (manager?). The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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