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The Westin Nova Scotian

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San Francisco
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56 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best feature of this hotel would be the central location, and though adjacent to the waterfront amenities of the area, it feels a bit cut off from the rest of the city. Rooms are adequate in size but have a worn feel to them; bathroom fixtures in particular were older and topical updates to finishes did little to mask... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for spending a night with us and providing feedback on your stay. I am sorry that we did not fulfill your room service order and apologize for that, a sick call is not an excuse and I will follow up with the team. We are in the process of working on a room renovation to update our... More 

Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently stayed 1 night and the Westin Nova Scotian. Staff are very pleasant and friendly. Check in was prompt and they provided me with my request. The rooms are decent and clean....as always Westin Heavenly beds are very comfortable. Location of the hotel is well located in downtown Halifax....walking distance to restaurants and waterfront. Bicycle Thief restaurant (walking distance)... More 

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

Hi Bryon, Thank you for staying with us and happy to hear you had a great westin experience while with us in Halifax. Dinner at the Bycicle Thief and then a rest in a heavenly bed is always a good combination! Be well and hope to see you again soon. John More 

Oakville, Canada
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location in the centre of the waterfront in Halifax. We got one of the newly refurbished units in this grand old hotel and it was fantastic. Nice view of the harbour and very efficient and friendly staff. Highly recommend this hotel.

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Thank Glasshousetravel
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 and happy you had a fantastic stay in our beautiful historic hotel. Hope you got out to enjoy some of our great city of Halifax and please do come and stay with us again, we appreciate your business. Be well, John More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to meet friends at the Westin for early drinks before going for dinner as I have stayed there many times in the past few years when visiting Halifax . I was delighted to find that the staff were as welcoming as I had always found. The bar is small but a perfect rendezvous before going out. Lovely selection... More 

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

Hi Anne, Thank you for stopping by Roy's to meet your friends for a few drinks. It's a quaint location and happy to hear our staff took good care of you. Looking forward to seeing you again. Be well, John More 

Chippenham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have recently returned to the UK following a holiday in Nova Scotia and are now looking at where to travel next in Canada. Unfortunately, a Westin hotel will not be on our short list of places to stay. We arrived at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax shortly after 15:00 and check in was pain free. The public areas... More 

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Thank PP038
John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for staying with us and I apologize that you did not have a typical westin experience while staying with us. I will be following up with the housekeeping team, seems we dropped the ball in that area. We are in the process of working on our next room renovation so we do hope if you are back... More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Westin has a great location at the centre of the main attractions. Located on the waterfront next to the farmers market and pier. We enjoyed not using the car to get around. When we ventured further afield we were on the road in no time thanks to the valet parking and easy road access in and out of the... More 

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Thank Happytraveller190737
John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi, Glad to hear you had a great stay while visiting Halifax and using the Westin as a great place to start your daily adventures. We appreciate your business and glad you enjoyed our hotel and maritime hospitality. Please come and visit us again if back in Halfiaa. Be well, John More 

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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was initially very annoyed with this hotel and prepared to be disappointed. We arrived from a very long day right at our check in time of 3:00. I was told that I room was not yet ready. The clerk at the desk simply told me to come back later. There was no apology or suggestion of when it would... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for staying with us and I apologize for the lack of information at check-in, I will follow up with the team on how to better handle this type of situation. Happy to hear your stay was good and that you enjoyed your room. HOpe you come and visit us again. Be well, John More 

Halifax, Canada
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121 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a 1 night stay in the city for our anniversary. We stayed at the Westin due to its location and we could bring our dog with us! We had a great stay. There was a beautiful view of the harbour and George's Island. We were a <5 minute walk from the boardwalk with its great restaurants and <15... More 

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

Hi Rob, Glad to hear you had a great stay with us and glad you could bring your dog with you. Hope you had a great anniversary and please come and visit us again on any occatiosn! Be well, John More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our service overall was fantastic, especially our waiter Jose during the breakfast buffet! He went above and beyond to provide us with the best possible service and we are very impressed with his professionalism and kindness. We look forward to coming back to Halifax in the near future and when we do we will most definitely being staying here again.

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

Hi Justin, Thank you for staying with us and I will definityly pass on your thanks to Jose, glad he helped make your experience even better. Looking forward to you returning to Halifax. Be well, John More 

Wyoming, Ontario, Canada
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here one night before our flight home. We had a room with 2 queen beds, overlooking the front of the hotel. Water view rooms +$30.00 and not worth it as weather could prevent you from any view at all. (was case day we were there). We were early and called ahead to see if rooms were ready. They said... More 

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

Hi, Happy you enjoyed your stay while in Halifax and glad we could be your hotel of choice while visiting. Hope you were able to get out and enjoy our great city. Looking forward to your next visit. Be well, John More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $134 - $240 (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
Westin Halifax
Halifax Westin
The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax, Nova Scotia
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Halifax
#4 Spa Hotel in Halifax
#14 Family Hotel in Halifax
#15 Business Hotel in Halifax
#15 Romantic Hotel in Halifax
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