Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly bed & breakfast with free valet parking and coffee shop/café


This family-friendly Halifax bed & breakfast is located by the ocean, within 2 mi (3 km) of Mount Saint Vincent University and Hemlock Ravine Park. Halifax Shopping Centre and Halifax Mainland Common Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Property Features

A coffee shop/café, a spa tub, and a 24-hour business center are available at this bed & breakfast. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a complimentary children's club, coffee/tea in the lobby, and massage/treatment rooms.

Room Amenities

All 4 individually decorated rooms feature pillowtop beds and private yards. Guests will appreciate conveniences like living rooms and dining areas, while flat-screen TVs with first-run movies and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The bed & breakfast offers a coffee shop/café. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This 3.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours), a beach shuttle, and an area shuttle. This Victorian bed & breakfast also offers a spa tub, spa services, and a library. Concierge services and tour/ticket assistance can be provided. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

Ascendence Harbourside Mansion B&B has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • One meeting room 
  • Picnic area 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 4 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1891 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Separate living room  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Free toiletries 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • DVD player 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • First-run movies 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Separate living room 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Video-game console 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is 15

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Guests with same-day bookings must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 6 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for CAD 10.00 per night.

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

No elevators


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: CAD 6 for adults and CAD 4 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CAD 63 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: CAD 63 (from 0 to 0 years old)
  • Pet fee: CAD 15 (varies based on length of stay)
  • Early check-in fee: CAD 25
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 25
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: CAD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 6 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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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