The Westin Nova Scotian places you within a mile (2 km) of popular attractions like Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park. This 310-room, 4-star hotel has conveniences like a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Halifax and also a short walk from Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market and Halifax Seaport.
Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite theme restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Full breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6 AM to 11 AM.
The Westin Nova Scotian's 310 rooms are air-conditioned and provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect wired Internet, free WiFi, and 37-inch LCD TVs with digital channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding and down comforters ensure a restful night. Other amenities include safes, phones, and ironing boards.
At The Westin Nova Scotian, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Parking is CAD 20.70 per day (CAD 25.30 per day for valet parking)—but if you prefer not to drive, catch a ride in the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CAD 22 per person one way. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a spa tub, free WiFi in public areas, and a conference center.
- Close to Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
The Westin Nova Scotian
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.
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
- Designated smoking areas
- Wedding services
- Indoor pool
- Coffee shop or café
- Total number of rooms - 310
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 11
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Fitness facilities
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Computer station
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- One meeting room
- Luggage storage
- Express check-in
- Laundry facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Year Built 1930
- Snack bar/deli
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Full-service spa
- Hair salon
- Free WiFi
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Indoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Snack bar/deli
- Laundry facilities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wired internet access ( CAD 9.95 per day )
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
The Westin Nova Scotian offers 310 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 37-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Shower/tub combination
- Private bathroom
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Down comforter
- Pillowtop mattress
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Free newspaper
- Free WiFi
- In-room massage available
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Digital TV service
- Room service (24 hours)
- LCD TV
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.
Start your morning with a full breakfast, available each day from 6 AM to 11 AM for a surcharge. You can order up room service around the clock.
Nearby Things to Do
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Sledding nearby
- Boat tours nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Manicures and pedicures
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 19
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 25.00 per day.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
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.
- Breakfast fee: between CAD 14 and CAD 20 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): CAD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
- Airport shuttle fee: CAD 22 per person (one way)
- Self parking fee: CAD 20.70 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: CAD 25.30 per day (in/out privileges)
- Late check-out fee: CAD 50
- Rollaway bed fee: CAD 25.00 per day
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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.