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The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

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1515 South Park Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2L2, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for a few days on business. Room was ok, but a bit dated. The restaurant was ok. Breakfast was good. The hotel was quite busy but you didn't really notice it. The staff were great and friendly. They were able to recommend local attractions and restaurants.

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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked this room on Hotwire, which is apparently code for "you get our beat-up rooms". I had thought I was booking a king-room, and got two doubles. This doesn't end the world, but it's not what I had expected. The lobby of the hotel is grandiose and beautiful. Art-deco, Great Gatsby-ish decor, and feel. The hallways matched the lobby,... More 

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Etai M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Hello Jessica C. I want to personally apologize on behalf of everyone here at the Lord Nelson that your stay did not live up to your expectations. I will tell you honestly that we do not discriminate or treat guests differently based on the fact that they booked through Hotwire - all of our guests are equally important to us... More 

New York City, New York
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68 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

my stay at the lord nelson was good. the staff was super pleasant and very helpful. i loved the location of the hotel, it was in close proximity to many parts of the city. while i didn't hate my room (it was spacious and the bed was comfy), i wish that the rooms didn't look so dated. unfortunately, with the... More 

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Etai M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Well thank you very much for those kind words girlflyingsolo! I absolutely agree - our location is great and our staff/bellmen are even better. As far as your thoughts about our rooms, we are in the initial stages of redoing all of the rooms. I am glad you felt comfortable here and we hope to see you again on your... More 

Norway
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel meet expectations, with a spacious and clean room, good service and breakfast and a nice terrace overlooking a park. Walking distance to the waterfront with a lot of nice restaurants. Recomended!

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Etai M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you very much vvel for staying with us! We are glad we could meet your expectations. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a Maritime vacation. Rooms are small but clean. Nice location. A short walk to downtown and a beautiful public garden across the street. Doorman gave us some good advice. It is very well maintained and has character. Room was small but was fine for our needs.

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Etai M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Sensrule65, we appreciate hearing your feedback. Although you may have been in one of our petite rooms, we do offer larger sized rooms and suites as well. If you stay with us again, do not hesitate to inquire about an upgrade. I am glad to hear your comments about our door/bellmen, they are always professional... More 

Black Earth
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73 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean rooms, nice bedding and bath products. Quiet, sedate and comfortable. Sizable room. Let us do an early check in we we arrived and they had a room open. Bliss. Nice people at the front desk. Did not eat here but menu looked good. Love the garden across the street. Self parking is simple, close, and reasonable.

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Etai M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us WisconsinTWS! More 

Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights while exploring Halifax. Excellent location as we were able to walk all over the city from here. We were travelling with our dog and the hotel was pet friendly. Staff were kind and helpful.

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Etai M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Our location and our amazing staff are definitely two of our fortés. Thank you for staying with us Remillian. More 

Regina, Canada
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here in a queen, non-smoking room. Very comfy bed, clean hotel but the bathroom in our room was absolutely tiny. Hard to close the door once inside. Would be tough for larger people. Helpful staff. We didn't partake in the breakfast so can't comment on that. One thing, we paid $30 to park our rental... More 

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Etai M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Jeanine S I am sorry that the size of your bathroom did not meet your expectations. If you choose to stay with us again, maybe we can find a room with a more sizeable bathroom. As far at the $24 self parking charge goes, this is a fairly standard rate amongst all hotels in downtown Halifax. Other than that, I... More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is quite beautiful, historic, great location and many amenities. The best thing was seeing the young bell hop (I hope this is still an acceptable title), singing while doing his job...made us smile! The only downfall here is the very slow elevators and the front desk lines were a little unorganized and lengthy. Our card got deactivated and... More 

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Etai M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Hello Tina M and thank you for your review. We apologize about the speed of our elevators and the situation with your room card. Besides these inconveniences, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! I absolutely agree with your comments about our great location, modern amenitiies, and our amazing bellmen - they are instrumental in the success of... More 

Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is very good, close to many restaurants, pubs, pharmacy, grocery as well as some attractions. About a 15 minute walk to the waterfront. The hotel reminded me very much of some of the old CP hotels where the lobby is large and decadent and the rooms are fairly small with lots of dark wood furniture. The bathroom was... More 

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Etai M, General Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Well thank you Vansportsfan. I must say, for a "solid 3.5 didn't disappoint" titled review I was pleasantly surprised! We appreciate your kind words. As the oldest hotel in Halifax, we pride ourselves on our historical tradition while also providing the modern amenities that you mentioned. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you in the... More 

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