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Traditional Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Traditional Double Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Traditional Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Premium Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Premium Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Overlooking the Halifax Harbour and Cornwallis Park

Atlantic Ocean views

Located in the historic and vibrant Seaport District, in the heart of downtown Halifax and just steps away from restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and entertainment, this landmark hotel overlooks the Halifax Harbour and Cornwallis Park.

Heated pool, Spa

The Westin Nova Scotian provides complimentary wireless Internet in common areas, a heated indoor swimming pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and on-site spa.

In-room massage

Rooms at The Westin Nova Scotian feature the Westin Heavenly bed, with pillowtop mattress, down blanket and comforter, and plush goose down/feather pillows. In-room massage therapy treatments available by request.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Westin Nova Scotian is one of the original railway hotels of Canada and originally opened in 1930. Throughout its history, this Halifax hotel has hosted royalty and dignitaries from around the world. The Westin Nova Scotian overlooks Cornwallis Park and the Halifax Harbour, a docking point for cruise ships. The hotel has an award-winning restaurant, elements on hollis, and a coffee bar, Roy's Lounge. Conference/event space comprises 2,136 square meters (23,000 square feet) and includes a ballroom. Complimentary wireless internet access is available in the hotel's public areas and in the 24-hour business center. A complimentary area shuttle is also available.

The fitness facility and heated indoor pool feature the Westin Workout®. Sykea Spa provides rejuvenating massages, facials, and beauty treatments, as well as manicures and pedicures.

Smoking is not permitted inside the hotel; it is allowed on one of the outdoor patios.

  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Free area shuttle
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa services on site
  • One meeting room
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Computer station
  • Arcade/game room
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Elevator/lift
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Number of floors - 11
  • Total number of rooms - 310
  • Year Built 1930
  • Tennis on site
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Refrigerator
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Grocery/convenience store

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.95 CAD ), Wired internet access ( 9.95 CAD per day )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • LCD TV
  • Digital TV service
  • Pay movies
  • Refrigerator
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Down comforter
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free newspaper
  • In-room massage available
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Free toiletries
  • Phone
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Private bathroom
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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Where to Eat

elements on hollis - Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Features a diverse menu with an emphasis on casual dining and comfort food. Extensive selection of local craft beer. Sunday brunch is served every week from 12 PM to 2 PM, and features an omelette station, decadent desserts, and delicious seafood.

Roy's Lounge - Offers Starbucks coffee, pastries, and light lunch fare during the day, and award-winning appetizers and cocktails in the evening. Open daily.

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Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

24-hour check-in

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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: CAD 17.25 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: CAD 9.95 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): CAD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 18 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: CAD 23 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 50
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 25.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. This property allows pets in specific rooms only. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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