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Commons Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5780 West Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1H8, Canada
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Ranked #26 of 29 Hotels in Halifax
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, B.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This hotel is located in a gentrifying neighborhood. You will encounter hipsters and street people, not a big deal if you come from a big city. Check in was quick and the guy from Vancouver was very helpful with maps and places to see. However the other guy at night isn't very friendly. Even though we passed each other a... More

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Selkirk, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Everything about this hotel/inn is acceptable but we never expected we would find a 4 story hotel without an elevator. To be fair it is an older structure that would be costly to retrofit but for older travellers at the very least ask to be placed in a first floor room. Even these rooms require a one flight climb from... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I rented a room for a week on a trip here. The location couldn't be better, well within 20 minutes walking distance to the main sights and attractions of downtown and the water front, or a quick $6.00 cab ride. If you have a car they have free parking as well. I was pleasantly surprised by the room, I had... More

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Akron, Ohio
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33 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Our twin room didn't have any extra space but was adequate. The shower had plenty of hot water, and there was a variety of cold foods at the continental breakfast. Free parking was also a plus. We walked about 15 minutes to Quinpool Road and found a number of restaurants there.

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Okotoks, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stayed two nights. The bed was comfy, a bit noisy late at night, quaint furnishings and friendly staff. Breakfast was very, very basic. Coffee was just plain bad. Go to Timmy's for breakfast! It doesn't look like a hotel from the outside, so a little hard to find!

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Pictou, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We weren't expecting a lot since we didn't pay much for the room but were surprised at how clean and comfortable our stay was! Bed was extremely comfortable, we had a nice big tv to watch and an outside deck to relax on. The place is very dated but very clean! Would stay again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The hotel was clean and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. The room was not high end spiffy, but it was clean, the bed comfortable, and included a large screen tv, microwave and fridge. The free breakfast included bread, muffins, cereals, dress fruit, yogurt, kraft cheese slices and ice cream (didn't understand that but whatever). The hotel itself was a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stayed at the Inn for 4 nights and it was an ok place to stay for the price. Nice neighbourhood, well situated for walking down to the harbourfront and breakfast was ok. The staff were helpful explaining about the town and they were flexible about check out time

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North Bay, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was our first trip to Halifax and the Commons Inn was recommended by a lovely lady at the tourist info booth in Peggy's Cove. Thank you so much, we really loved the place.The Inn was so quaint with antiques everywhere and a very comfortable room. This is an older building but great care was taken in keeping it up... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This Inn was several blocks from the city center. We liked this because we like to walk. It was very quiet and both persons we dealt with were very helpful in giving directions, etc. This is not a fancy place but it is beyond basic. We thought it had been converted from a dormitory but were told that it was... More

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Address: 5780 West Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1H8, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Regional Municipality > Halifax
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Commons Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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