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Residence Inn Halifax Downtown

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1599 Grafton St., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C3 , Canada (Downtown Halifax)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every winter in January about 15 colleagues and I leave our homes in warm, sunny Florida for cold, snowy Halifax, NS with a large research aircraft to do satellite calibration and validation work out over the cold and dark North Atlantic ocean - a task that is not for the faint of heart. But then, we are Hurricane Hunters during... More 

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really am not high maintenance, but I have stayed here a few times now on business and its just not doing it for me. First, for a residence type hotel, where you would expect more business folks to stay, there is no business center. There is one stale-dated computer in the lounge with printouts going to the reception office.... More 

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RIHManager, Manager at Residence Inn Halifax Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Barry W, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location, breakfast and our friendly helpful associates. As a valued Marriott Rewards member, we value your business and apologize that our guest room kitchen amenities and business center did not meet your expectations. I would appreciate... More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here in a one-bedroom suite for two nights in January, 2015. The service was generally good and the room acceptable but basic in amenities (note, though, lack of adequate heat or any heat control in the bedroom). However, the unit looked out onto a street corner with three or more local bars which continued their noisy street disruption... More 

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RIHManager, Manager at Residence Inn Halifax Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Karen P. We do greatly regret the disturbances you experienced during your time with us from a couple of our surrounding neighbours. Sometimes, due to our location in the downtown core, with many restaurants and bars nearby, there can be exterior noise issues that are beyond the hotel's control. Our property does however have a... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here once before when the room smelled so bad they had to put an ozone machine in to try to get the smell out. This time the living area stunk of pizza and the bed just stunk like something had died. Complained,letf window open and all the fans on but didn't help. Even sprayed the bed with deodorant. So... More 

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RIHManager, Manager at Residence Inn Halifax Downtown, responded to this review

Hello ThoughtfulTraveler05, We are very sorry that your stay with us did not meet you expectations. We have passed the information along to our housekeeping team so they can investigate this issue further. We sincerely apologize for this experience and we will do our best to ensure an experience such as this will not repeat itself. More 

Toronto
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Central downtown location and everything you need is a close walk from the hotel. Friendly and welcoming staff and a clean modern hotel. Ive stayed at this property numerous times over the last few years and each time, it is a warm welcoming experience. The hotel is clean and tastefully decorated, rooms are suites and therefore spacious, 24 gym as... More 

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Nova Scotia
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We booked this hotel for 4 nights in December so that the family could be together after my youngest daughter had specialist surgery in Halifax. The hotel staff upgraded us to a 2 bed/2bath unit which was totally unexpected but so appreciated as it really gave all the space we needed and it allow my daughter to heal in private.... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We enjoy Residence Inns because it's nice to have the extra space and the kitchen facilities. Our room here was comfortable; a standard Residence Inn type of room. We had no real view, since the hotel is located on a steep hill and we were looking at the buildings on the other side of the street. Breakfast was pretty standard... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I wasn't too impressed by the buffet breakfast, everything was cold when I went down at 7:30am and not too much selection. I did enjoy the waffle maker though! All of the staff were very helpful and friendly. Rooms were nice and comfortable. We had a great view of the New Years Eve fireworks. Overall, I was pleased with my... More 

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Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

What a wonderful hotel. We stayed here at the beginning of our East Coast vacation as well as at the end. The front desk staff were helpful with dinner suggestions and great at giving directions. The breakfast is one of the best I've had that's included with the room. The underground parking was nice to have - parked once and... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My Husband and I had traveled to Halifax in April and wanted to have at least a kitchenette in our room. We actually got a one bedroom suite with full kitchen for the price of a room in other hotels! A buffet breakfast with both hot and cold foods and garage parking was also included. Having the separate bedroom was... More 

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Address: 1599 Grafton St., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C3 , Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Regional Municipality > Halifax > Downtown Halifax , South End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Halifax Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn Halifax Downtown Hotel Halifax
Halifax Residence Inn
Residence Inn Halifax Downtown Nova Scotia
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Halifax
#13 Business Hotel in Halifax

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