Availability: The Westin Nova Scotian

Room type

Traditional Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Premium Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Premium Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Overlooking the Halifax Harbour and Cornwallis Park

With a stay at The Westin Nova Scotian, you'll be centrally located in Halifax, steps from Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market and minutes from Halifax Seaport.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Pier 21 National Historic Site and Alexander Keith's Brewery.

Make yourself at home in one of the 310 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Digital programming provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an indoor pool, a spa tub, and an outdoor tennis court. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café, and 24-hour room service is provided. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and a meeting/conference room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge at scheduled times, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

The Westin Nova Scotian Amenities

General

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.

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Conference center
  • Pool sun loungers
  • 24-hour business center
  • Wedding services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Indoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Total number of rooms - 310
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 11
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • One meeting room
  • Express check-in
  • Laundry facilities
  • ATM/banking
  • Multilingual staff
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built 1930
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-out
  • Full-service spa
  • Hair salon
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Tennis on site
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

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

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Down comforter
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • In-room massage available
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Digital TV service
  • LCD TV
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Dining

elements on hollis - Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Features a menu of locally sourced, Nova Scotia products, including seafood, steak, and produce, prepared with international flair. Extensive local wine list and winner of the 2012 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Daily breakfast from 6 AM - 11 AM. Weekend breakfast served until noon.

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.

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Recreation
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Tennis on site
Spa
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

The Westin Nova Scotian Policies & Fees

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2

General

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.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

24-hour check-in

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Fees
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Additional Details

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. This property allows pets in specific rooms only. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

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A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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