The Westin Nova Scotian

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with indoor pool, near Pier 21 National Historic Site

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The Westin Nova Scotian

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Junior Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking
Breakfast, dinner, brunch served; local cuisine

Overview of The Westin Nova Scotian

8.0 out of 10 Very good
8.0/10 Very good

Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking available
  • Gym
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1181 Hollis St, Halifax, NS, B3H2P6
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • Valet parking
  • Self parking
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Business centre
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Terrace

Room options

Traditional Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Traditional Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Harbour View

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Premium Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Harbour View

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Studio Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Balcony, City View (Balcony)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Presidential Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking, City View

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Halifax
  • Scotiabank Centre - 15 min walk
  • Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk - 18 min walk
  • Casino Nova Scotia - 2 min drive
  • Dalhousie University - 2 min drive
  • Halifax Citadel - 4 min drive
  • Bayers Lake Business Park - 9 min drive
  • Dartmouth Crossing - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.) - 33 min drive
  • Halifax Station - 1 min walk

Restaurants

  • Tim Hortons - 5 min walk
  • The Bicycle Thief - 7 min walk
  • Henry House Ltd - 2 min walk
  • Garrison Brewing Co - 5 min walk
  • The Board Room Game Cafe - 4 min walk

About this property

The Westin Nova Scotian

When you stay at The Westin Nova Scotian, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk and Dartmouth Crossing. The indoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at Seaport Social Restaurant, which serves local cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. A bar/lounge, a health club and a fitness centre are other highlights at this upmarket hotel.

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 310 rooms
  • Arranged over 11 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3 PM until midnight
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 19
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and smart lock details; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • Prior to arrival, you must complete online registration via a secure link
  • Guests are recommended to download the property's Marriott Bonvoy mobile app before check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 19

Children

  • Up to 3 children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms (speed: 25+ Mbps)

Parking

  • On-site self-parking (CAD 23.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • On-site valet parking (CAD 30.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Children's menu
  • Children's games

What to do

  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sledging nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 17 meeting rooms
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car hire
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1930
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Health club
  • An indoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Reception hall

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Closed-captioned TV
  • Lever door handles
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Thin carpet in room

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Digital TV channels
  • Films for purchase

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access (speed of 25+ Mbps)
  • Free local calls
  • Desk chair

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Seaport Social Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.
Seaport Social Lounge – On-site lobby lounge. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately CAD 16 to 28 per person
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of CAD 50 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for CAD 25.00 per night

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 35.00 per accommodation, per stay

Parking

  • Self-parking costs CAD 23.00 per night with in/out privileges
  • Valet parking costs CAD 30.00 per night with in/out privileges

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott) guidelines.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global).

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector and window guards on site.
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Property Registration Number RYA-2023-24-03011802531378514-1181

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Does The Westin Nova Scotian offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Westin Nova Scotian does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Westin Nova Scotian?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Westin Nova Scotian?
Yes, there's an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Westin Nova Scotian?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome. There's a charge of CAD 35.00 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at The Westin Nova Scotian?
Yes. Self-parking costs CAD 23.00 per night. Valet parking costs CAD 30.00 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Westin Nova Scotian?
You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of CAD 50 (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at The Westin Nova Scotian?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Nova Scotia (18-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Westin Nova Scotian and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as cycling, boat tours and kayaking, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours and segway hire. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot tub and an invigorating swim in the indoor pool. The Westin Nova Scotian also has a health club.
Are there restaurants at or near The Westin Nova Scotian?
Yes, Seaport Social Restaurant offers local cuisine.
What's the area around The Westin Nova Scotian like?
The Westin Nova Scotian is in Downtown Halifax, a short 1-minute walk from Halifax Station and 18 minutes' walk from Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk.

Reviews

8.0

Very good