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Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Our twin room didn't have any extra space but was adequate. The shower had plenty of hot water, and there was a variety of cold foods at the continental breakfast. Free parking was also a plus. We walked about 15 minutes to Quinpool Road and found a number of restaurants there.

1Thank ladylodger
Okotoks, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights. The bed was comfy, a bit noisy late at night, quaint furnishings and friendly staff. Breakfast was very, very basic. Coffee was just plain bad. Go to Timmy's for breakfast! It doesn't look like a hotel from the outside, so a little hard to find!

1Thank HLafont
Pictou, Canada
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

We weren't expecting a lot since we didn't pay much for the room but were surprised at how clean and comfortable our stay was! Bed was extremely comfortable, we had a nice big tv to watch and an outside deck to relax on. The place is very dated but very clean! Would stay again!

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

The hotel was clean and the staff extremely friendly and helpful. The room was not high end spiffy, but it was clean, the bed comfortable, and included a large screen tv, microwave and fridge. The free breakfast included bread, muffins, cereals, dress fruit, yogurt, kraft cheese slices and ice cream (didn't understand that but whatever). The hotel itself was a...

1Thank Darlene M
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Stayed at the Inn for 4 nights and it was an ok place to stay for the price. Nice neighbourhood, well situated for walking down to the harbourfront and breakfast was ok. The staff were helpful explaining about the town and they were flexible about check out time

1Thank Helle A
North Bay, Canada
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This was our first trip to Halifax and the Commons Inn was recommended by a lovely lady at the tourist info booth in Peggy's Cove. Thank you so much, we really loved the place.The Inn was so quaint with antiques everywhere and a very comfortable room. This is an older building but great care was taken in keeping it up...

Thank BURU2323
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 July 2014

This Inn was several blocks from the city center. We liked this because we like to walk. It was very quiet and both persons we dealt with were very helpful in giving directions, etc. This is not a fancy place but it is beyond basic. We thought it had been converted from a dormitory but were told that it was...

Thank OldRose62
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We first picked this hotel to stay at because of the value (traveling in Halifax during peak season can be expensive, so we wanted to cut costs where we could). When we checked in, we were very pleased - the staff member who checked us in was very friendly and accommodating. When we got to our room, we found it...

Thank MikiSchmiki
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I am a Halifax resident and have not stayed at this hotel but was pleased to see the postive reviews. I pass this hotel en route home most evenings and have seen this hotel being renovated from time to time and hoped that it was making a go of it. Agricola Street is a street in transition in a positive...

Thank Shannon M
Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 11 July 2014

It was great - only reason for giving a 'very good' instead of 'excellent' is we were told by staff we would be able to see the harbour July 1st fireworks from the rooftop terrace. This info was incorrect. Otherwise it was a great location, large room - clean, bed was comfortable (pillows were a shade hard for my liking,...

Thank Buzzus

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Commons Inn

Address: 5780 West St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1H8, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax
Price Range: €61 - €83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Commons Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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10 months ago
AKLokiReviews Bridgewater, Canada Reviewed this property
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It's a little sketchy. The lot has limited spaces and is between the inn and the next building, like a city home's tucked away driveway. We were a bit wary of leaving our car out there given the neighbourhood, but nothing happened. The inn office overlooks the lot.

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Brad C Airdrie, Canada Reviewed this property
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Late response to your question, but public transit is an option too. Bus stop is right at the airport, and can take you right downtown. Early AM service as well. About a 15min walk from the downtown stop to the Commons Inn. Bus trip took just over an hour.

11 months ago

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“We didn't really choose, just asked for close location to outside door as others were smokers.”
572crystalm, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“May be better staying on a top floor at the end of the hallway if you have an extended stay. Rooms are very small.”
laurabP4842AG, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“NO REFUND .... Company policy.”
635Erico, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are stairs to access all rooms although there are some rooms that are only us a few stairs. The breakfast room is downstairs.”
C7692WLjaneb, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“low floors there's not elevator and i doubt you get help”
merlineaton, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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