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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Delaware, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a nice stay here for two nights. The location at the end of Hollis St., just by the seaport farmers' market, is an easy walk to pretty much all of downtown Halifax. The room was quite comfortable and we appreciated the fact that we could store our own items in the minibar fridge. The one negative was the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We pulled up to the front door and opted for the valet parking - I felt bad for the staff since we were camping for the week before coming to the hotel so the car was filthy and we had to unpack a pile of stuff from the car. The staff were incredibly helpful and we did not feel rushed... 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're glad to hear that overall you and your family had an excellent stay. It sounds like you were treated to the hospitality that our hotel is known for. Thank you for your feedback and suggestions. We are currently working with our staff to ensure that the... More

Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had two rooms booked for two nights, one for us and another one for my daughter's couple. The hotel is on a good location to enjoy things around the harbour front such as nice long board walk, lot's of places to eat, and even a farmer's market. The staff were mostly very friendly and always willing to help. The... More

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Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here for a conference and though it was packed the rooms were kept sparkling clean , very nice pool area, and walking distance to everything on the waterfront..stayed during a snowstorm , and my only regret was we didn't get a room on the harbour view side :)

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

Thank you for your kind words. It sounds like you enjoyed our downtown location and clean rooms. Next time you’ll have to stay in a room with a view. The harbour sunrises are breathtaking! We hope to see you again. Until then, Guido Kerpel More

Charleston, South Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. We liked the friendly service but the rooms are dated (old carpet, older bathroom) but the beds were very comfy and the room was big. It shows this used to be a CP hotel back in the days... It is in a great location - we loved being able to walk everywhere from it... More

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is location on the waterfront near the historical Pier One. A mixture of old charm and new modern. Their restaurant, Elements on Hollis served excellent food. Don't forget to try either there cold or hot breakfast buffets. If you are a member of the Starwood group hotels, you are entitled to a 25% discount on all food in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a nice hotel, but it is an older property. The bathrooms and furnishings are not as nice as the other Westin hotels I have stayed at, but they were adequate. The biggest problem I had was trying to keep the room temperature comfortable.

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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 sorry about the problems you had maintaining a comfortable room temperature. We have shared your feedback with our maintenance staff, and we are currently working to ensure this is fixed. We hope you enjoyed your time in Haifax. Kind regards, Guido Kerpel More

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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay at this hotel. After driving 12 hours through the night they let us check in early to get some shut eye before all of the wedding festivities we had traveled so far to attend. We realized our room smelled a little bit like cat urine (they allow dogs and cats at this hotel), and we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd just like to take the time to say thank you for an overall wonderful experience, I spoke with Ashley in reservations to start off, I tried to go online but was all booked it said, but after speaking with her she had found me a room and was a pleasure to deal with. The wedding staff and everyone involved... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Atmosphere was nice, very grand entrance way. Checked in very quick, depending on what Front staff you get they can be very forgiving or not so much. Ask for high floor as the lower floors are smaller, rooms decor is nice. Age of room is another matter all together, If you look up you'll notice the age of the... 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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