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The Westin Nova Scotian

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1181 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
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Holland
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53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a sea view on the 6th floor and it was very comfortable and plenty of space . The hotel is a bit overpriced compared to some others and a bit impersonal , but overall its a nice place to stay when in halifax . the location makes it ideal for exploring the waterfront

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Winnipeg, Canada
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107 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Westin Nova Scotian on Canada Day. The room on the 11th floor facing the harbour was spacious and the bed was extremely comfortable. The hotel staff were very welcoming. The location was great to walk to the waterfront to view the fireworks and to grab a fantastic dinner at a local restaurant. I would recommend the... More 

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

Hi James, Thank you for staying with us and for letting us know about your stay. Happy to hear you had a true Westin experience and hope we can be your host again on another occasion. Be well, John More 

Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 2 nights in the hotel -- the rooms are comfortable and the facilities are fine but nothing exceptional. What makes the difference, however, is the quality of the staff who really want you to get the best out of the visit -- the front desk staff and Jesse were exceptional in their friendliness and helpfulness. Our only reservation... More 

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

Hi Carol, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, we really do appreciate it. Thank you for the kind words on our staff, they do exemplify true maritime hospitality. I apologize for the wait on the elevators, we are completing a major renovation of all our elevators which is nearing completion. Hope to see you... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Less than thrilled with this hotel. Old, old building, which is charming, but rooms are small and dated. Some upgrades to modernize them, but you know what they say about lipstick and pigs. Service is average. Breakfast took an hour because they apparently took it to the wrong room. No apology. Rooms are noisy. I can hear everything from people... More 

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Thank D A
John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for staying with us and for providing us your feedback. Sorry to hear that you did have a great stay and that you had to wait so long for your breakfast. I will be following up with the team to see what happened to ensure this does not happen again. Be well, John More 

New York City, New York
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is located in downtown Halifax (near the water). It's relatively close to major sites and attractions. The hotel itself is modern and comfortable. It's a nice place to stay. A good base for exploring Halifax.

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

Hi, Thank you for the feedback and for staying with us at the Westin Nova Scotian. We appreciate the business and hope you got to explore the city and all it has to offer. Hope to see you again. Be well, John More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is close to the waterfront so you can go to the market and walk on the boardwalk. Rooms are good- fridge in room. Rooms are comfortable and service good. Parking is accessible in the back of the hotel. Grocery store within walking distance.

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

Hi Heidi, Thank you for staying with us and providing feedback on your stay. Glad you enjoyed our hotel and it's location, close to so many amenities in our beautiful city. See you on your next holiday. Be well, John More 

Macclesfield
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52 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is excellently situated next to the train station, in fact it is just down the corridor. The staff are very pleasant and helpful and the rooms clean and well equipped. The restaurant and bar staff are exceptionally pleasant and eager to meet your needs. Depak in the bar needs a special mention. The hotel is a little out... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for staying with us and providing some great feedback on your stay. Happy to hear you enjoyed a great Westin experience and I will pass on your comment to Deepak! We are nearing completion of a 15 month renovation of the elevators and should be back to better operations by Monday! Be well, John More 

Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed as a couple at the Westin for 5 nights and were satisfied with the hotel - not overly impressed, but satisfied. We arrived very early in the morning, after a red eye flight and had requested an early check-in, which did not happen. We were given a room to rest in until our room was available. After looking... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to provide some feedback on your stay. Our historic hotel is located close to so many nice amenities close by and sounds like you were able to get our and enjoy our great city and great people! We are in the process of working on our next guest room renovation to address our... More 

Simcoe
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97 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good location 1 block walk from the boardwalk along the harbour, farmer's markets, Pier 21, Via train station, and a Superstore. Makes an excellent starting point. Front desk and service staff were 5*, very welcoming and helpful. Lobby area has a huge lounge for waiting for friends. Rooms were generally neat and comfortable. I felt the carpeting needed updating/replacing,... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for staying with us at the Westin Nova Scotian, we appreciate your business and your feedback. Sound like you had a true Westin experience and I hope you were able to enjoy all that our great port city has to offer. Looking forward to seeing you again. Be well, John More 

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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed here on multiple occasions, and always enjoy this end of town. The staff are very friendly and welcoming, and the rooms are always clean and comfortable (the beds in particular). We like the proximity to great restaurants, and also the nearby Superstore for picking up snacks or breakfast items. The Westin is also really close to the weekend... More 

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

Hi Jill, Thank you for staying with us at the Westin Nova Scotian and providing your feedback on your stay. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed some great maritime hospitality. Hope you got to enjoy the fantastic market at Pier 21. Hope to see you again soon! Be well, John More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 the beautiful city of Halifax. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Westin Nova Scotian

Address: 1181 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax
Price Range: $122 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Nova Scotian 4*
Number of rooms: 310
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Also Known As:
The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel Halifax
Westin Hotel Halifax
Westin Nova Scotian
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Halifax Westin
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Halifax
#4 Spa Hotel in Halifax
#14 Family Hotel in Halifax
#15 Romantic Hotel in Halifax
#15 Business Hotel in Halifax
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