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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.

Dining

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.

Rooms

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.

Property features

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, an outdoor tennis court, and free WiFi in public areas.

Highlights

  • Close to Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

The Westin Nova Scotian

1181 Hollis St Halifax NS B3H2P6

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Conference center 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 310 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Computer station 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Express check-in 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Year Built 1930 
  • 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) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Tennis on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

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

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • 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.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 19

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • 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
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Westin Hotel Nova Scotian
  • Westin Nova Scotian
  • Westin Nova Scotian Hotel
  • The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel Halifax
  • The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Westin Hotel Halifax
  • Halifax Westin
  • Westin Halifax

We should mention

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.


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