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3 reviews
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We booked to stay 3 nights. We had to cancel our trip due to a death in the family. We made numerous attempts, well before our booked dates, to reach the hotel. No one ever answered the phone and no one returned our messages. And, no one responded to our later emails. Almost the full price of our booking was... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

We first stayed at Ascendence Harbourview Mansion for the weekend of our 40th wedding anniversary. Dan and Katherine were such warm and friendly hosts who went above and beyond to make our weekend special, so we were delighted to return for our final night in Nova Scotia. We stayed in the beautiful Auditor's Suite. Breakfast were delicious, attractively served and... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

Breakfast was excellent! Hosts were nice, knowledgeable and helpful. Room was very comfortable. Nice place to stay when visiting Halifax. Would recommend highly. Parking somewhat tricky, but certainly not a showstopper...

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Reviewed September 20, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at the Ascendence B&B in Halifax. The hosts were very friendly and accommodating, going out of there way to find a spot for us on a sold out weekend in Halifax. Very much appreciated Cathryn and Dan. Our breakfast of fresh fruit with yogurt and homemade crepes was delicious!! Our room was lovely, with periodic... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights. I was welcomed by Daniel when I checked in and greeted by Katherine next morning. The breakfast was awesome all three morning and Katherine told about surroundings and recommended places to go. It's about 10 minutes driving distance from harbour front so location is also good. I read review about parking. Yes, parking is... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast, great internet, fairly clean room but a little on the noisy side. The Artist Room is located near/next to the owners quarters and could here conversations, cleaning of dishes and music but all was quiet by 9pm. Glasses would have been nice to have in the room. Good price but is outside of the city. Traffic was awful... More 

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Reviewed September 11, 2016

I have stayed in all types of accommodations (5 star hotels to hostels) around the world, and I have my opinions about each experience. Writing a review can sometimes be hard but this is not ~ Ascendance Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast is now my top favourite experience of exceptional and unique places I have had the pleasure of staying.... More 

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Reviewed September 9, 2016

No one to great us when we arrived, there is no air conditioning and our room had windows that did not open and one fan. Shower soap dispenser was empty, owner so talkative that it made our heads spin, way too much information, were offered water that never arrived, were told to sit where we wanted at breakfast but then... More 

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Katherine S, Owner at Ascendence Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast Halifax, responded to this review

Sorry for your bad experience we wish you would of mentioned you found it hot in your room. In our defense it was the most humidity day of the year it was for sure %100 which is unusual for Halifax We could of got the stuck window opened and also opened the window in the bathroom to give it some... More 

West End, North Carolina
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Reviewed August 15, 2016

Nice, quiet place to spend the night in a city. The gourmet breakfast was outstanding!! The owners, Katherine, Daniel and baby Victoria were very hospitable. We would definitely stay there again when in Halifax.

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Katherine S, Owner at Ascendence Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast Halifax, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a nice review we enjoyed having you. More 

Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

Gorgeous XIX century home. Great breakfast with great diversity of other guests making for pleasant conversations. My wife and I spent 5 nights in the Auditor's room with our 17-month daughter. Cathy went above and beyond to look after the young one and was always ready to help with anything we needed. We definitely recommend their home.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxurious Victorian registered Heritage Property (c1981). Right in Halifax, by the harbour, only 5 km drive along the water to downtown. Deluxe two course Hot Breakfast, Parking, Wi-Fi, Laptop to use in room, Concierge, Kids Corner, Media room with small library and Business Corner -fax, printer, computer, local calls, Trip Planning - ALL Free! Extras: (please reserve) Makeover Studio in house, Childcare,Gift Baskets, Champagne, Limo Service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ascendence Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast Halifax

Address: 24 Northumberland Lane, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 1R7, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax
Price Range: $69 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ascendence Harbourside Mansion Bed & Breakfast Halifax 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“If you mind the sound of railroads, ask for a room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles David_in_Nova_Scotia, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
“Extremely comfortable beds. ”
 of 5 bubbles carolwX6334NA, May 31, 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are quiet and spacious. The Artists Suite is separate from the others with its own entrance if more privacy is required.”
 of 5 bubbles Acadia87, Jul 29, 2015 | Read review
“If you have mobility issues, book a room on the main floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Chelseadoodles, Jul 16, 2015 | Read review
“We had a tour of all the rooms. The artist suite is good for people with mobility issues as its on the ground floor”
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