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Courtyard Halifax Downtown

Courtyard Halifax Downtown is a 3 star hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 5120 Salter Street, Halifax, NS, Canada
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Overlooks the Halifax Harbour, indoor pool, guests praised modern décor & staff

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi (and wired Internet)
  • Many guests described their rooms as well appointed
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many reviewers found the hotel well located for guests looking to access area attractions on foot
  • Several guests found the beds comfortable
  • Several reviewers praised the harbour views from the rooms and patio

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Editor's Analysis
Updated on Jul 14, 2014
Overview
Located in downtown Halifax, this hotel is situated within a 1-minute walk of the Halifax Harbour waterfront boardwalk. Offering on-site dining, a spa and a rooftop balcony with harbour views, this property is well suited for guests looking for more upscale accommodations.

All rooms are smoke free and include a flat screen TV, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and air conditioning. Select rooms also include a microwave and/or a sofabed. This hotel has one room with a jetted tub. Some rooms at this hotel feature views of the harbour and private balconies. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

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

The on-site Courtyard Café serves breakfast and lunch, while the on-site CUT Steakhouse serves dinner. Room service is available for dinner only.

Self-parking is available on site for an additional fee of $19.95 per night.

The on-site Spirit Spa offers hair services, make-up application, body treatments, nail services, massages and waxing. Recreational facilities available on site include an indoor pool, a hot tub and a fitness centre. 

Other amenities include a rooftop patio, a 24-hour front desk, a business centre, meeting space, concierge service, safe deposit boxes, dry cleaning service, coin-operated laundry machines, elevators and luggage storage. Pets are not permitted at this property.

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 Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were overwhelmingly positive. This hotel came up as a clear guest favourite for the area.

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.


The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a couple of guests thought that the prices for the breakfast served at the on-site restaurant were too expensive.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #5 out of 29 hotels in Halifax, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 310 reviews.

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.

Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
9.0
Excellent
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 9.0 / 10 Details

No. of guest reviews: 451
Guest Recommended: Yes
Guest Ranking Explained

Courtyard Halifax Downtown is #2 out of 27 hotels in Halifax ranked by the ratings provided by guests.
Guest Recommendations and Comments
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Vince from Ottawa, ON CA rated Courtyard Halifax Downtown 9 out of 10 on July 27, 2013 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Verified Guest from Markham, ON CA rated Courtyard Halifax Downtown 9 out of 10 on November 16, 2011 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"pub crawl mecca"
"Close to all of Halifax downtown view of the Harbour Fantastic Location"
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Robert from Arvada, CO US rated Courtyard Halifax Downtown 10 out of 10 on April 27, 2011 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"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..."
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Dean from Ottawa, ON CA rated Courtyard Halifax Downtown 8 out of 10 on September 28, 2010 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"very nice place, near of many services and good service"
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Patricia from Omaha, NE US rated Courtyard Halifax Downtown 9 out of 10 on July 17, 2010 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"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?"
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Donald from Bellingham, WA US rated Courtyard Halifax Downtown 10 out of 10 on March 01, 2010 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"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."
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Ray from Nappan, NS CA rated Courtyard Halifax Downtown 10 out of 10 on February 14, 2010 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Fernando rated Courtyard Halifax Downtown 8 out of 10 on February 06, 2010 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"The breakfast buffet is too expensive for what you get.... had too wait for a while for coffee"
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Hotel review by guest is Positive
Verified Guest from Middle Sackville, NS CA rated Courtyard Halifax Downtown 10 out of 10 on December 19, 2009 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"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."
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Yves from Sherbrooke, QC CA rated Courtyard Halifax Downtown 10 out of 10 on August 12, 2009 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"Excellent rate quality vs cost. Large room, all commodities. Highly secured parking garage."


Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Multilingual Staff
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • In Room Movies
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • TV
  • CD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Golf Course (nearby)
  • Full-service catering
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Bathtub/Shower Combination
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Pool Indoor
  • Cots
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Ice Machine
  • Vending Machines
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out

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9.0
Excellent

#2 out of 27 hotels in Halifax city based on 451 guest reviews

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