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BEST WESTERN PLUS Chocolate Lake Hotel

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St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just had a short stay to attend a conference. This is a perfectly nice hotel not too far from the city centre and it has a lovely location on a small lake. It must be delightful in the summer for weddings and other outdoor events. Friendly staff and buffet breakfast included.

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Pickering, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We always enjoy the BW on chocolate lake. Staff room and restaurant is wonderful. Always plan to eat dinner there as well and never disappointed. Rooms clean and comfortable breakfast is always great.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a wedding & guests had pretty much a whole floor. The rooms were large clean & quiet. The meal at the wedding was excellent, turkey with all the trimmings, plus dessert that was to die for. The waiters at the meal were fine, but front desk ladies were the crankiest we've seen in a while. People...

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Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time at chocolate hotel for my birthday and our anniversary. The King room in the tower facing the lake was excellent. Thank you to Michelle W for the great weekend and special touches!! I would definitely recommend this hotel for their tower rooms facing the lake. As for the other rooms, you should read the reviews...

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Amherst, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is the only one in Halifax that allows large dogs. Although it is a bit of a challenge to find, the hotel is very comfortable and offers free breakfast. If one is not used to the Armdale Rotary, it can be a challenge to find this hotel. Once navigated, the hotel is easy to find and convenient for...

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nscanada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and myself and family have stayed at this hotel many times over the years and keep going back because its central for us to travel around for shopping, movies, walking and admiring the beautiful scenery and , of course, the hotel. Staff are friendly and try to accommodate your every wish. Rooms are clean and beds are very...

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Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the Best Western Chocolate late as a last minute shopping trip. The location is ideal, minutes away from the Halifax Shopping Center and Bayers Lake. Our room included breakfast which was excellent. Even though it was a continental breakfast, the chef was very accommodating to my husbands milk allergy and made him his own scrambled eggs....

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Markham, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for my birthday, the hotel is located in an amazing picturesque part of Halifax, The view of chocolate lake from our room was amazing (see pictures). Only 2 minor negative comments - 1) Check the Refrigerator before You put any food in there, Ours was not working and my food got spoilt and #2) MOST IMPORTANT - Upgrade...

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Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed here for four days in November. Check-in was fine but after that my stay was really sub-standard. The suite was old and musty and I tripped over the lumpy carpeting more than once. The hotel has very thin walls and was very very noisy. I could not order breakfast even though the buffet food was gone. I could not...

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nova scotia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing bad to say about this hotel. Close to downtown Halifax. There is a Needs store right next door, which came in very handy a couple of times. We were in the city for medical appointments and the hotel provided us with a special rate for that reason. Would recommend to anyone.

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Michelle W, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Chocolate Lake Hotel, responded to this review

Cansomike - thank you for your review of Chocolate Lake Hotel. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the proximity of the hotel for your medical appointment. We hope to see you again!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BEST WESTERN PLUS Chocolate Lake hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia is newly redesigned, offering you exceptional comfort in a gorgeous, convenient location. Visiting Halifax for business or pleasure? BEST WESTERN PLUS Chocolate Lake is the ideal hotel for you. We have everything you need and more, all in a tranquil lakeside setting. So trust the brand that makes travellers feel comfortable worldwide. This Four Star Canada Select property offers Free Hot Breakfast Buffet, Free Parking, Free Wireless and Hardwired internet, Games Room, Saltwater Pool, Hot Tub, Exercise Facilities, Conference Facilities and the Lakeside Grill. We complete the experience with a resident Chocolate Lab named Cocoa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Chocolate Lake Hotel

Address: 250 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3N 1J4, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax
Price Range: $80 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Chocolate Lake Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 142
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Also Known As:
Best Western Halifax
Halifax Best Western
BEST WESTERN PLUS Chocolate Lake Hotel Halifax, Nova Scotia
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#5 Business Hotel in Halifax
#6 Romantic Hotel in Halifax
#6 Family Hotel in Halifax
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“Back rooms have very loud air conditioners right outside your window”
 of 5 bubbles Sherbear07, 1 week ago | Read review
“Update your GPS and be ready to walk after you park, on a busy weekend its a challenge to park and maneuver.”
 of 5 bubbles 841azimh, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“The Annex is quieter and has a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles 531nancym, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Rear rooms have a view of the lake and a partial view of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles RoyB189, Nov 4, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the tower.”
 of 5 bubbles Traveler1775, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
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