A Guide to the Most Popular Hotels in Halifax

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Looking for the perfect Halifax hotel? From budget options to luxurious and family-friendly accommodations, this guide gives you information on the city's best hotels. Find out what amenities each hotel offers, see points of interest & sights near, what you can do there, and more - so you can make an informed choice when choosing your ideal accommodation!



The most popular Halifax hotels

The Barrington Hotel - one of the downtown hotels in Halifax NS.

The Barrington Hotel Halifax offers guests modern accommodations with all the conveniences and amenities of a full-service hotel. From optional breakfast service to free Wi-Fi, the Barrington has you covered. The location near Purdy's Wharf Shopping Center makes it easy for guests to explore some of the city's most popular destinations. We stayed there during one of our visits to Halifax.

1875 Barrington Street,
Downtown Halifax,
B3J 3L6

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Hollis Halifax - DoubleTree Hotel Suites in Halifax Nova Scotia.

Hollis Halifax is a modern and stylish hotel in the heart of downtown Halifax. It has a wide range of facilities, including a 24-hour fitness center, free Wi-Fi and an on-site restaurant. The stylish rooms offer all the comforts of home plus many thoughtful extras like plush bedding, mini-fridges, microwaves, and flat-screen TVs. For added convenience there is also self parking for all guests. It is within walking distance to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and the Waterfront.

1649 Hollis Street,
Downtown Halifax, B3J 1V8

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The Cambridge Suites Hotel - one of the hotels in Halifax town centre.

The Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax offers a variety of quality accommodations in the heart of downtown Halifax. This modern hotel is just steps away from the main local attractions and offers comfortable and spacious rooms with numerous amenities for a pleasant stay. Also enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour fitness center, complimentary breakfast each morning, on-site restaurant and bar, and free self-parking.

1583 Brunswick Street,
Downtown Halifax, B3J 3P5

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Westin Nova Scotian - Hotel in Halifax city centre.

The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel Halifax is another top choice for travelers looking to stay in the heart of downtown Halifax. Enjoy clean, comfortable guest rooms and suites, many with spectacular views of the harbor and city skyline. Guests can also enjoy free WiFi access throughout their stay, free self-parking, a fitness center with 24-hour passes included with every reservation, an on-site restaurant and bar, and two outdoor patio areas.

1181 Hollis Street,
Downtown Halifax, B3H 2P6

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Dartmouth Ferry near Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Dartmouth Ferry near Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Mid-Range: Halifax Marriott Harbourfront - Hotel in Halifax on the waterfront.

Located on Halifax's vibrant waterfront, guests of the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront hotel can enjoy breathtaking views of the city. The hotel offers everything you need for a comfortable stay, including spacious guest rooms with flat-screen TVs, cozy beds and all modern amenities. Enjoy easy access to many local attractions such as Casino Nova Scotia, the Discovery Center and Alexander Keiths Brewery. You can also reach the Halifax Waterfront in just a few steps from here. Also take advantage of free valet parking and 24-hour concierge service.

1919 Upper Water Street,
Downtown Halifax, B3J 3J5

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Luxury: The Prince George Hotel in Halifax City Centre.

Experience luxury in the heart of Halifax when you stay at the Prince George Hotel. This modern hotel offers stylishly furnished guestrooms with modern amenities and a great downtown location. Go outside to explore Historic Properties and Pier 21. Or relax in the hotel's restaurant and lounge for dinner and drinks. Enjoy easy access to many local attractions such as Citadel Hill National Historic Park, MLS Sports Center and the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History - all in close proximity.

1725 Market Street,
Downtown Halifax, B3J 3N9

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Public Gardens near the Lord Nelson Hotel in Halifax
Public Gardens near the Lord Nelson Hotel in Halifax

Top notch: The Lord Nelson Hotel.

Stay at one of Halifax's most iconic hotels, the Lord Nelson Hotel. This luxury hotel is located just a few minutes' walk from Citadel Hill. The Public Gardens are almost on the doorstep. A concierge will be happy to give you tips for your visit to Halifax. Here you can have lunch and dinner at The Arms Public House. After an eventful day, you can relax in the hotel's comfortable beds.

1515 South Park Street,
Downtown Halifax, B3J 2L2

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Unique Experience: Atlantica Hotel.

For a unique stay in Halifax, enjoy a stay at the Atlantica Hotel. This hotel offers luxurious amenities in its stylishly furnished guest rooms, including an indoor pool and fitness center. Enjoy fantastic views of the harbor and city skyline from your private balcony. Dine in the Cannery Kitchen & Social restaurant or have a drink in the bar. The hotel also offers quick access to Citadel Hill and Point Pleasant Park for exploring the city.

1980 Robie Street,
B3H 3G5 Halifax

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Family-friendly: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax - Bedford.

Families can enjoy their stay at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax - Bedford. Located just a 15-minute drive from downtown, the hotel offers modern guest rooms and suites with mini-refrigerators, coffee makers and microwaves. Kids will love the hotel's pool and playroom, while parents can take advantage of the hotel's meeting space and guest laundry facilities. Additionally, visitors have access to a complimentary hot breakfast each morning.

980 Parkland Drive,
B3M 4Y7 Halifax

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Airport Hotels

Are you looking for suitable accommodation before your onward journey? Then we also recommend the Airport Hotels with shuttle service. You can easily return your rental car there on the evening before your return flight or your onward journey. Then enjoy your last dinner in one of the hotel bistros and let the hotel shuttle take you to the terminal stress-free the next day. So your onward journey begins on Halifax Airport without hassle.


Discover the best hotels in Halifax for your perfect vacation

Make your vacation in Halifax an experience by booking a stay in a first-class hotel. From cozy bed and breakfasts to luxurious amenities, you'll find unbeatable deals for your perfect stay. So start planning your perfect Halifax vacation today!

Find and compare popular hotels in Halifax.

With so many hotels in Halifax to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which one is best for your vacation. To help you narrow down your options, research and compare a variety of rooms, amenities, and prices. Pay particular attention to customer reviews as they are an invaluable tool to ensure you have the best experience.

Book a room at an affordable price.

Finding a downtown hotel at an unbeatable price can make all the difference when planning your perfect vacation. So look for Halifax hotels with amenities like free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, and in-room dining. Also look for special offers to get even more value for your money. Also, don’t forget to read reviews from previous guests, which can provide valuable insight into the quality of their stay.

Search for promotions and discounts.

Many Halifax hotels also offer special promotions and discounts for budget-conscious travelers. Look for seasonal packages or promotions like “Stay 3, Get 1 Free” that can offer significant savings. You should also look for loyalty programs that allow you to earn reward points every time you stay at one of the hotels. These incentives can work wonders to save money on your perfect Halifax vacation.

Check online reviews from previous guests.

Before booking your hotel, it is important to read reviews from previous guests. Thanks to the internet, reviews are easily accessible and can give you an insight into the quality of a hotel that you won't find anywhere else. So visit online review sites like Yelp or Booking*to find honest reviews of Halifax hotels. This information is invaluable to help you make the right decision and avoid any unpleasant surprises during your stay.

Clarify the cancellation policy before booking a room.

Before you finalize your hotel booking, be sure to read the fine print. Also, confirm the cancellation policy so you understand all fees and costs associated with canceling or changing your travel dates. Many hotels also allow free cancellations up to 24 hours before the arrival date. So familiarize yourself with their rules in good time. When booking a hotel room, also consider any other factors such as travel restrictions or airline changes that may affect your plans.


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A Guide to the Most Popular Hotels in Halifax

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn