Book your room at The Westin Nova Scotian
Traditional Room, 1 Queen BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)
Traditional Double RoomMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Traditional Room, 2 Queen BedsMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Traditional Room, 1 King BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)
Premium Room, 1 King BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)
Premium Room, 1 Queen BedMax 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 room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge at scheduled times, and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Renovations & Closures
- Swimming pool
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
- 24-hour business center
- Designated smoking areas
- Wedding services
- Pool sun loungers
- Indoor pool
- Coffee shop or café
- Total number of rooms - 310
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 11
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Arcade/game room
- Computer station
- Grocery/convenience store
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- One meeting room
- Express check-in
- Luggage storage
- Laundry facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Outdoor tennis court
- Snack bar/deli
- Year Built 1930
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- 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)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Tennis on site
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.95 CAD ), Wired internet access ( 9.95 CAD per day )
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Shower/tub combination
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Private bathroom
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- 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
- Room service (24 hours)
- LCD TV
Where to Eat
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.
Nearby Things to Do
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Sledding nearby
- Boat tours nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Tennis on site
- Manicures and pedicures
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is noon
Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2
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.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
- Breakfast fee: CAD 17.25 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: CAD 9.95 (rates may vary)
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): CAD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: CAD 18 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: CAD 23 per day (in/out privileges)
- Late check-out fee: CAD 50
- Rollaway bed fee: CAD 20 per day
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. 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.