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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't know if this was intentional or not, but in two different rooms I had on this trip there were both firm pillows and soft pillows; it really helped to have a choice! Thanks for that. This is an old railway hotel that was purchased and refurbed by Westin. Some of the rooms are pretty small, but everything is...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at this hotel have a very high level of customer service. I cannot remember the last time I have been treated so well by hotel staff. The hotel itself is also quite nice with a great location.

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John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for staying with us and for providing feedback on your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Be well, John

New Brunswick, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I frequent the Westin quite often as my work is right next door and when I get sent to work I always stay at this hotel. I love going to Roy’s Lounge- it has great atmosphere and the staff know me. I always order the club sandwich and last night was no different. I get to enjoy my alone time,...

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John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your continued support and for letting me know about your experience. I do apologize that you were not served in Roy's and I have reviewed this with the team. This will not be an issues going forward, we appreciate your business and your comments. Be well and looking forward to serving you in the near future....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long travel day with delayed flights I arrived at the hotel and received such a warm and friendly greeting. The staff are some of the friendliest people that I have encountered during my business travels. I appreciated Lee's assistance up to my room and the exceptional description of the hotel and all it's wonderful amenities. He also went...

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John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi Charlene, Thank you for staying with us and for letting me know about your experience. We strive to make every guest experience special and thank you for letting me know about your interactions with Lee, he truly embodies hospitality and I will be sure and pass on your comments. I hope you enjoyed the dessert! Be well and hope...

Canning, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel may not be the most modern, but it certainly shows the warmth and hospitality of Nova Scotia. The staff were courteous and upon finding out we were there to celebrate a birthday, upgraded our room and sent a bottle of wine. We also had the opportunity to visit Roys and the hotel dining room Elements..again great staff, great...

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John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi, Happy Birthday, I hope that we helped make your special day a little more special. Thank you for staying with us and letting us know about your experience. Please come again on any occastion. Be well, John

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband recently stayed the Westin over the holidays to visit family and decided to stay at the Westin .Overall it was a good experience and i would come back again for sure ! My room was very clean and the house keepers were very friendly . the food was average for a hotel but the staff were...

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John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Westin Nova Scotian over the holidays and I hope you enjoyed some quality time with your family. I will be sure and pass on your comments to Deepak, he is a valuable asset to our team! Be well and please do come again! JOhn

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel itself is good, decent amenities throughout the hotel, friendly staff and I had an overall good stay. The only thing that truly blew me away at this hotel is Roy's Lounge. Phenomenal staff- everyone I encountered was friendly and knowledgeable. There is a true gem to this bar and that would be Deepak. He is one of the...

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John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for staying with us and for providing feedback on your experience. I will be sure and pass on your comments to Deepak, he is a true Westin ambassador! Looking forward to your next visit with us! Be well, John

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had some friends in town from the Netherlands so we thought we would try Elements on Hollis, and we were blown away by the amazing service from Jose, his knowledge of the menu and his suggestions were perfect. We were also visited by the Manager of Elements; Bryan. The food was delicious and all locally sourced from within Nova...

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John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for visiting with us and trying Elements on Hollis. We are working with a new menu and I will be sure and let the team know your had a great experience. Bryan and Jose will be pleased to receive the positive feedback. Be well and hope to see you soon. John

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent NYE 2016 at the Westin. Great stay as always! I was particularly impressed with the friendliness of the staff. They were all very busy, but were very courteous and attentive. Very impressive!

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John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi Kevin, Thank you for spending NYE 2016 with us at the Westin, we appreciate your business and are happy you had a great stay. Be well and here's to a great 2017! John

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Westin used to be the top place to stay in Halifax. I recently stayed there and was disappointed! The room was outdated and the bathroom was awful. Toilet took forever to flush. Paint splatter was on the toilet, there as no working fan to get rid of steam. The whole experience was underwhelming. I will most likely not stay...

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John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova Scotian, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for staying with us and I am sorry that you did not have a great experience and felt underwhelmed! This is not how any guest should feel and I will have our team check on your room to see what went wrong. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you. Be well,...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Westin Nova Scotian, is located near Halifax Harbour. Steps from world-class shopping and dining opportunities, we are the ideal place to savor the sights and sounds of the beautiful city of Halifax. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Westin Nova Scotian

Address: 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax
Price Range: €106 - €155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin Nova Scotian 4*
Number of rooms: 310
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Also Known As:
The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel Halifax
Westin Hotel Halifax
Westin Nova Scotian
Westin Halifax
Halifax Westin
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Halifax
#4 Spa Hotel in Halifax
#14 Family Hotel in Halifax
#15 Business Hotel in Halifax
#15 Romantic Hotel in Halifax
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“pay the extra for a harbour view room....it is beautiful!”
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“Good location”
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