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Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

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1919 Upper Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3J5 Canada
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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Updated 04/11/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#14 of 31 hotels in Halifax
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Elevate your experience in Nova Scotia's bustling capital city with a stay at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. Our waterfront hotel offers convenient access to the boardwalk shops and restaurants as well as the Historic Properties. Settle into spacious guest rooms and suites with picturesque views, plush bedding, and marble bathrooms. Fuel up for a busy day in downtown Halifax with a cup of Sissiboo Coffee Roaster Ltd coffee at Balancing Rock Coffeehouse, enjoy the harbour views from our seasonal outdoor Stone’s Throw Patio or join us at Harbourstone Pour House for seasonal, locally sourced dishes. Additional hotel amenities include an inviting spa, indoor heated swimming pool and a fully-equipped fitness center.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bowling offsite
Patio
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Car park
Paid wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Tennis court offsite
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Spa
Body wrap
Facial treatments
Makeup services
Massage
Waxing services
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
ATM on site
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Seating area
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Harbour View
Marina View
Languages Spoken
English
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professorpj wrote a review Nov 2021
Toronto, Canada142 contributions55 helpful votes
We have stayed at this hotel dozens of times when visiting family and friends in Nova Scotia. This time around, we did enjoy our stay and the renovations. We have been staying at your hotel for many years - probably twenty - and were delighted to see that renovation had been done. However, we do have a few observations.  First, the bathrooms now have no place to hang anything. There is no towel rack (the bar under the sink counts only for a hand towel); many travellers use hanging cosmetic cases and these new bathrooms have nowhere to hang them at all. In addition, when we return to normal post-COVID, no one will have a place to hang towels should they decide to partake of your environment program of not laundering towels every day.  Also, the bathrooms have no hook on which to hang a bathrobe. How could this have been overlooked? It's puzzling. The bathrooms also lack wall-mounted magnifying mirrors which seem to now be de rigeur at hotels of this stature when renovations are done.  All of these are things that could be easily rectified.  The new corridor design is appealing and the lighting improved. The restaurant is well-staffed with efficient and personable staff, especially the new server, Steven. He should be going places in this organization. As always, we enjoyed our stay visiting family and friends and will return. If they can fix these things, we won't have to stay at their new property, The Muir, next time!
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Date of stay: November 2021
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CanadaWorldTour wrote a review Nov 2021
Toronto129 contributions103 helpful votes
Many service related issues throughout our stay which were not acceptable. 1) Shower curtain was very dirty with what appeared to be blood stains. On the first day we checked in we complained but were told it was to late and someone would follow up - no one did 2) In room dining was impossible to reach and when they did take an order it took a min of 1hr to get delivery every time 3) At checkout we called down to request someone to bring us a luggage cart and were rudely told due to covid the hotel is not offering bell services - yet all we wanted was someone to bring us the cart so we didn't have to go down again we were told no one could help when we went down to get it ourselves three employees were chatting away at the front desk - disappointing service overall. Notified the hotel of the above concerns and received a generic "thank you for your feedback" email, not up to Marriott standards at all.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Response from Halifax Marriott, General Manager at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Responded 15 Nov 2021
Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and we are very sorry that your stay with us did not meet your expectations. It is important for us to receive feedback when our service has been less than acceptable as it provides us an opportunity for training and improvement. We strive to take great care of all our guests and we certainly take your comments very seriously. We hope that you will accept our sincere apology.
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ndser wrote a review Oct 2021
Vancouver, B.C.294 contributions542 helpful votes
We stayed in a 4th floor king harbour-view room at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel for 2-nights in late-Oct ($220). The hotel has a great location, on the harbour at the upper end of the tourist strip and an easy walk to all of the attractions, some of the best restaurants in town, and almost beside the Dartmouth ferry. Our room was very large, furnished with a cabinet with a large mini-fridge & drawers, a desk and chair with another couple of drawers, a fainting couch that we turned around to face the window, and a full walk-in closet. The bathroom was also large, with a large vanity, a huge amount of space on a shelf behind, and a very large walk-in shower with both hand wand and a rainfall shower head. We had heard that the hotel was showing its age, but that was not evident in what we saw. Amenities included a pool and jacuzzi, both of which we used, and a restaurant and active lounge. Overall, a good base in Halifax.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Cruiser734261 wrote a review Oct 2021
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Extremely happy with our room! We had a spectacular view of the harbour . Restaurants are all in walking distance of hotel. Happy hour in the lounge ordering locally made gin with tonic is a must . Front desk very helpful and friendly . Rent a car conveniently located attached to hotel. I give a five out of five rating .
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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TAB wrote a review Oct 2021
Edmonton, Canada106 contributions12 helpful votes
We spent a total of 7 days here on our recent first trip to Nova Scotia. We actually switched things when we got there so we could spend more days at this hotel. The location can’t be beat. We loved sitting in the chairs out front, enjoying harbour views with our morning coffee. The hotel is within walking distance to all the major attractions in Halifax. The rooms are clean and modern, with comfortable beds and great showers. What really made our stay here was the exceptional customer service. We arrived at the hotel at 7am after our red eye flight just to drop off our luggage. To our surprise, they actually gave us our room!!! It was great to go nap for a couple hours before exploring Halifax! They were always so helpful with recommendations and directions. We actually decided to add on a night to our 3 night stay later on in our stay in Nova Scotia and they made the extra effort so that we could stay in the same room. I would definitely stay here again and highly recommend this hotel to everyone! Kuddos especially to Jeff and Amin(?), not sure if I got that second name right.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$149 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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marriott halifax, casino hotel halifax, halifax marriott
LOCATION
CanadaNova ScotiaHalifax Regional MunicipalityHalifaxSouth End / Downtown Halifax
NUMBER OF ROOMS
352
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Frequently Asked Questions about Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel?
Nearby attractions include HMCS Sackville - Canada's Naval Memorial (0.5 km), Maritime Museum of the Atlantic (0.4 km), and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar, The Auction House, and The Old Triangle Irish Ale House.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Halifax.
Are any cleaning services offered at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.