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Book your room at The Westin Nova Scotian

Room type

Traditional Double Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

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.

The Westin Nova Scotian

At your hotel

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.

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

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

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

Park your car

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Down comforter
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • In-room massage available
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Digital TV service
  • LCD TV
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Eat and drink

elements on hollis - Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Features a menu of locally sourced, Nova Scotia products, including seafood, steak, and produce, prepared with international flair. Extensive local wine list and winner of the 2012 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Daily breakfast from 6 AM - 11 AM. Weekend breakfast served until noon.

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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Play

  • Boat tours nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Tennis on site

Relax

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

The fine print for The Westin Nova Scotian

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

Your 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

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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

A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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