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Expensive parking (16$ on a weekend night), there was no back bed frame behind the bed (couldn’t lean or prop yourself up a bit) and there was other people’s garbage in the room once we were entered as well as a lot of dust. Staff were all amazingly friendly and kind!

It's a little dated but still kept up well, with great location and value. I stayed here through Hurricane Dorian and the property held up well and staff kept all services going to the best extent they could--we had one of the few functioning restaurants and bars in the whole downtown during the thick of the storm! And it was one of the few places that had power the whole time. Front desk staff were helpful in arranging an early check-in so I could get there in time before the storm hit. Kudos to the Barrington staff for helping me make it through the storm!

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The location was great; I could walk to the boardwalk and parks and museums from the hotel.

Very close to attractions amenities. In the heart of downtown

Traditional rooms with large areas. Green initiative allowed me to plant a tree or receive a cash voucher if I forwent housekeeping. Excellent downtown location connected to elevated walkways.

Good location friendly staff. Beds are comfortable and rooms clean.

Tons of food/shopping around you and even connected to the hotel. The downstairs restaurant Tempo is delicious.

The staff and community are outstanding The site is tired. It needs an upgrade

1875 Barrington St Halifax NS

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk and Scotiabank Centre
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool

Located in Downtown Halifax, The Barrington Hotel is adjacent to Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Scotiabank Centre. This 200-room, 3.5-star hotel has conveniences like an indoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and a health club.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. For your convenience, a cooked-to-order breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.


Rooms

The 200 rooms have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 55-inch Smart TVs with cable channels and Netflix. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers. Ironing boards are also available.


Property features

Guests staying at The Barrington Hotel enjoy an indoor pool, a health club, and a sauna. Valet parking is offered for CAD 29.00 per night. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with concierge services, securing valuables, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and a business center.

Room options

Business Room, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

Business Room, 1 Queen Bed

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

Room, 2 Double Beds

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for The Barrington Hotel

Everyone (4) Couples (3) Family (3)
4
Partner Couples

Expensive parking (16$ on a weekend night), there was no back bed frame behind the bed (couldn’t lean or prop yourself up a bit) and there was other people’s garbage in the room once we were entered as well as a lot of dust. Staff were all amazingly friendly and kind!

By on Feb 10, 2020

Review comment responded on Feb 10, 2020

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Barrington Hotel and providing your honest review. We're sorry to hear you were unhappy with your room. We would like to ensure you that we have followed up with our housekeeping team about your cleanliness issues. Additionally we are so sorry to hear about your disappointment with the parking prices. Parking is limited and a premium in the downtown area but we apologize that this was not what you expected it to be. We hope that we can welcome you back to exceed your expectations.

5
Everyone

It's a little dated but still kept up well, with great location and value. I stayed here through Hurricane Dorian and the property held up well and staff kept all services going to the best extent they could--we had one of the few functioning restaurants and bars in the whole downtown during the thick of the storm! And it was one of the few places that had power the whole time. Front desk staff were helpful in arranging an early check-in so I could get there in time before the storm hit. Kudos to the Barrington staff for helping me make it through the storm!

By on Sep 9, 2019

Review comment responded on Sep 10, 2019

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Barrington Hotel and providing your review. Our team members are absolutely the largest asset of the hotel and providing the highest level of hospitality is our number one priority, so I am delighted to hear the staff provided you such excellent service. We look forward to serving you again whenever your travels bring you back to Halifax.

5
Everyone

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By on Sep 2, 2019

5
Everyone

The location was great; I could walk to the boardwalk and parks and museums from the hotel.

By on Aug 30, 2019

Review comment responded on Sep 3, 2019

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Barrington Hotel and providing your review. Providing the highest level of hospitality is our number one priority, so I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Halifax and our convenient downtown location. We look forward to serving you again whenever your travels bring you back to Halifax.

3
Family Family

Very close to attractions amenities. In the heart of downtown

By on Aug 24, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 25, 2019

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Barrington Hotel and providing your review. Providing the highest level of hospitality is our number one priority, so I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Halifax and our convenient downtown location. We look forward to serving you again whenever your travels bring you back to Halifax.

5
Family

Traditional rooms with large areas. Green initiative allowed me to plant a tree or receive a cash voucher if I forwent housekeeping. Excellent downtown location connected to elevated walkways.

By on Aug 8, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 11, 2019

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Barrington Hotel and providing your review. Providing the highest level of hospitality is our number one priority, so I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to Halifax and all our hotel has to offer. We look forward to serving you again whenever your travels bring you back to Halifax.

3
Everyone

By on Aug 5, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 5, 2019

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Barrington Hotel. We look forward to serving you again whenever your travels bring you back to Halifax.

4
Partner Couples

Good location friendly staff. Beds are comfortable and rooms clean.

By on Jul 13, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 13, 2019

Thank you for letting us know you had a great stay!

4
Partner Couples

Tons of food/shopping around you and even connected to the hotel. The downstairs restaurant Tempo is delicious.

By on Jul 6, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 7, 2019

Thanks for the feedback! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Barrington Hotel and we hope to see you again soon.

4
Friends

The staff and community are outstanding The site is tired. It needs an upgrade

By on May 23, 2019

Review comment responded on May 23, 2019

It's always encouraging to hear how our staff is having a positive impact on your stay. Thanks so much for your feedback!

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