OverviewThe Days Inn Dartmouth is located on the north side of Highfield Park Drive and just to the southeast of Victoria Road (aka: Circumferential Highway).
Facilities at the pet friendly property (no pet fee/ground floor rooms only) include free parking, meeting space, a business centre, and a restaurant that serves free Daybreak continental breakfast.
There are also some recreational facilities at the hotel including an indoor saltwater pool, a hot tub, and a fitness centre.
The two-story property features 144 guest rooms that include both smoking and non-smoking options. Many of the rooms on the second floor are accessible via an elevator however this is not the case for all rooms.* Bedding arrangements at the hotel are diverse and they include two doubles, two queens, one king, or one queen.
Room amenities include flatscreen televisions, microwaves (in most rooms), hair dryers, desks, and ironing equipment. Additionally guest rooms include free wireless Internet and free local calls. Refrigerators are also available at the hotel however they are on a request basis.
Downtown Halifax is about 6.3km away from the property while the Micmac Shopping Centre is about 2.7km away (distances - Google Maps).
Check in time is at 3pm and check out time is at 11am.
Verified with a Front Desk Agent: Microwaves in "most" rooms but on request in some rooms, not all rooms on the second floor are elevator accessible (it's a two building property), check in is at 3pm, and there is no pet fee.
*Note: this hotel has a "dumb-waiter" that can be used to transport luggage from one floor to the next although it cannot transport people.
Guests that stayed at this hotel generally seemed to be happy with the property. Many guests indicated that they liked the hotel's location, the staff, and the room rates.
The guests that liked the hotel's location typically mentioned that there was shopping nearby. Many guests also indicated that the hotel was in an "accessible location" that could easily reach "many points" in the Dartmouth/Halifax region. Part of this was due to the "easy access to the bridge" that connected Halifax and Dartmouth.
The staff at the hotel were commonly described as amicable and willing to help. For example, one guest said that "everyone" was "extremely friendly and helpful." One guest felt that "they must be...motivated to provide good service."
The room rates also appealed to several guests who felt that the prices they paid were "very reasonable" or "affordable."
Guests that were not entirely happy with their stay usually made negative comments about the breakfast or the lack of elevator service.
Guests that complained about the breakfast often did so in regard to food quality. One guest acknowledged that the meal "was free" but still mentioned "tough" eggs and bacon that he thought was both "under cooked" and greasy. Another guest said that "the so called free breakfast was a joke."
Guests also complained about the breakfast service and there were many complaints about wait times. There seemed to be a low ratio of wait staff to tables as one guest said that "there were several tables...and only one girl looking after all of us."
When it came to the hotel's facilities, many guests complained about the fact that there was no elevator serving their rooms. Some guests who stayed on the second floor found moving their luggage to be "a pain".
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Front Desk Agent: Microwaves in "most" rooms but on request in some rooms, not all rooms on the second floor are elevator accessible (it's a two building property), and there is no pet fee.