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Highly rated by guests for customer service, well-appointed rooms & breakfast

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi (and wired Internet), free breakfast and free parking
  • Indoor pool, a movie library, on-site dining and in-room microwaves and mini-fridges
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean, spacious and well appointed
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers praised the food served at the free breakfast
Cons
  • A couple of guests expressed concerns about noise from inside the hotel
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Freebies
Free Wi-fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Internet
Rates & Availability
Editor's Analysis
Updated Jul 22, 2014
Overview
This hotel is situated among restaurants, shops and businesses within the Bayers Lake Industrial Park. This hotel is located within a 3-minute drive of Highway 103. Offering rooms with modern in-room amenities and furnishings, including flat screen TVs and Blu-Ray disc players, this property is well suited for guests who prefer more contemporary accommodations.

All rooms are smoke free and include a flat screen TV and Blu-Ray disc player, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, a safe and individual climate control. Select rooms also include a sofabed and/or a jetted tub. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available, and the hotel has elevators.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, while free wired Internet is available in guest rooms and in the on-site business centre.

A free hot continental breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 10 am. The on-site Canadiana Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is open daily from 7 am to 12 am (midnight). Guests of the hotel receive a 10% discount at the on-site restaurant and the restaurant also provides room service.

Recreational facilities offered on site include an indoor heated pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

Free parking is available on site. Other on-site amenities include meeting and event space (with catering services), a business centre, a movie library, a 24-hour front desk, concierge service, a coin-operated laundry facility, dry cleaning service and luggage storage. Pets are not permitted at this property.

The Halifax Shopping Centre is 10 minutes away by car, while downtown Halifax Attractions are about a 20-minute drive away. Downtown attractions include the Halifax Citadel Historic Fort, the waterfront boardwalk area, the Halifax Metro Centre arena and Casino Nova Scotia. 

The Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is 30 minutes away by car, while Peggy's Cove Lighthouse is a 40-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

All property details verified with a hotel agent on May 21, 2014.
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The Good
This hotel received glowing reviews from guests, among the reviews used for this analysis, and several aspects of the property were complimented regularly.

The rooms were often described as clean, well appointed and spacious, while several reviewers added that the beds were comfortable.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and welcoming service. They were also described as accommodating, and willing to cater to guest requests.

Many guests praised the food and selection at the free breakfast, and one reviewer mentioned that the free breakfast included hot and cold items (like eggs, sausage, pancakes as well as toast and fruit). 

A couple of guests mentioned that they enjoyed the indoor pool area.

A couple of reviewers noted that there were restaurants and shopping nearby.

A couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent, while a couple of reviewers appreciated the free parking.
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The Bad
There were no common and significant concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. The majority of guests were very pleased with their stay at this property. However, a couple of guests mentioned hearing noise from the hall and from a neighbouring room.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 29 hotels in Halifax, with an average score of 5 out of 5 from 535 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 9.3 out of 10, based on 19 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel on May 21, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
9.5
Excellent

Rated 9.5/10 based on 679 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 27 hotels in Halifax


8 out of 10 | Bob stayed March 25, 2012

"Neat and clean"

"I found this to be a very neat and clean motel. The staff was very friendly. I would not hesitate to book at this location again. The cardio room was a bonus but lack of hot tub was a dissapointment."

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9 out of 10 | Rosemary stayed September 10, 2011

"Clean, modern, good friendly service and good value"

"complimentary loans of DVDs, and complimentary laundry soaps for very nice laundry guest facilities was a surprise and pleasant feature. Also the complimentary bottle of water in the room is a nice touch and was very appreciated."

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Location
  • Halifax Shopping Centre (4.0 km)
  • Mount Saint Vincent University (4.4 km)
  • Museum of Natural History (6.6 km)
Map Marker Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake
88 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS