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This family-friendly Halifax hotel is located by the ocean, within a 15-minute walk of Mont Blanc Anchor Site and Chocolate Lake Beach. Halifax Citadel and Dalhousie University are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a 24-hour business center, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 141 rooms provide free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Guests will also find pillowtop beds, room service, and premium bedding.

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Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel

250 St. Margaret's Bay Rd Halifax NS B3N 1J4

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 6000 square feet (557 square meters) include a conference center. This Art Deco hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, an arcade/game room, and multilingual staff. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 141 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 557 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Year Built 1970 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6000 
  • Conference center 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

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


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Video-game console 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Lakeside Grill - This beachfront restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ice skating on site 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Minimum check-in age is 19


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets stay free
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room (up to 80 kg)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Pets allowed (no fees)

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Chocolate
  • Best Western Chocolate Lake
  • Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake
  • Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Halifax
  • Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel Halifax
  • Chocolate Lake
  • Chocolate Lake Best Western
  • Chocolate Lake Hotel
  • Best Western Halifax
  • BEST WESTERN PLUS Chocolate Lake Hotel Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Halifax Best Western

We should mention

Up to 2 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 allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets 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.