Comfortable downtown Halifax hotel overlooking the harbour with indoor pool and restaurant
- Free Wi-Fi (and wired Internet)
- Many guests described their rooms as well appointed
- Many reviewers found the hotel well located for guests looking to access area attractions on foot
- Many guests really liked the staff of this hotel and thought they were well trained
- Several guests found the beds comfortable
- Several reviewers praised the harbour views from the rooms and patio
- Many guests found this hotel to offer good value
- Guests enjoyed meals on site and thought the CUT restaurant was a little more upscale
- Parking is an extra $20 per night
Updated Dec 24, 2014
Many downtown attractions are accessible within a 15-minute walk and include Casino Nova Scotia, the Halifax Metro Centre, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Pier 21 and the Halifax Citadel Historic Fort.
The McKay Bridge to Dartmouth and Highway 111 are 10 minutes away by car, while the Halifax Shopping Centre is a 12-minute drive away. The Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is about 30 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
All property details verified by a front desk agent on May 19, 2014.
The rooms were often described as well appointed with modern décor, while some guests added that the rooms were clean and spacious. Several reviewers specifically mentioned that the beds were comfortable. Several guests praised pleasant views of the harbour from their rooms (available in select room types) and from the rooftop patio.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service.
Many guests found the hotel conveniently located for accessing the Halifax boardwalk and other area attractions on foot.
A few reviewers said the lobby was well decorated and inviting, while a couple of guests enjoyed the food at the on-site restaurants.
Expedia.ca gave this property an average score of 4.5 out of 5, with 97% of 179 guests recommending the property.
The author called the hotel on May 19, 2014 to verify some information.
9 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed November 16, 2011
"pub crawl mecca"
"Close to all of Halifax downtown view of the Harbour Fantastic Location"
10 out of 10 | Robert stayed April 27, 2011
"fantastic location and value."
"This has to be the best place to stay in Halifax. Hotel feels like new. Staff is very helpful to tourists, and it is only a couple blocks from many restaurants and bars and shops, etc..."
8 out of 10 | Dean stayed September 28, 2010
"very nice place, near of many services and good service"
9 out of 10 | Patricia stayed July 17, 2010
"Our room was spacious and nicely appointed, the bed comfortable, the bathroom fresh and very clean, and a view of the wharf from our window -- what more could you ask for?"
10 out of 10 | Donald stayed March 01, 2010
"We had the unfortunate situation of unruly guests across the hall from our suite. They were partying well into the early hours of the morning. I called the front desk and management took immediate and resultant action that resolved the problem."
8 out of 10 | Fernando stayed February 06, 2010
"The breakfast buffet is too expensive for what you get.... had too wait for a while for coffee"
10 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed December 19, 2009
"There was a problem with the thermostat- it was cool in the room and the thermostat didn't appear to be working. We forgot to mention it when we checked out. People who worked at the hotel were friendly and very helpful."
10 out of 10 | Yves stayed August 12, 2009
"Excellent rate quality vs cost. Large room, all commodities. Highly secured parking garage."