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Downtown Halifax hotel near shopping and nightlife with indoor pool and on-site dining

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and wired Internet
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers found the beds comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests found the hotel well located for exploring downtown Halifax on foot
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • A couple of guests said that the housekeeping service was inconsistent during their stay
  • A couple of reviewers said that the free Wi-Fi service was unreliable
  • A couple of guests found the indoor hot tub too small
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Internet
Editor's Analysis
Updated Dec 23, 2014
Overview
This downtown hotel is situated among shopping, dining, nightlife and office buildings. Well suited for both business and leisure travellers, this property offers an on-site business centre, restaurant and indoor pool.

All rooms are smoke free and include a flat screen TV with in-room movies, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, bathrobes, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and individual climate control. A microwave can be requested for a fee of $20, or guests can use the microwave in the lobby for free.

Suites at this hotel have separate living and bedroom spaces. Select suites include a sofabed and/or a jetted tub. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available. Dogs under 50 lbs are permitted in select rooms (on the second floor only) at no additional fee.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, while free wired Internet is available in guest rooms and in meeting rooms.

The on-site Niche Restaurant and Supper Club serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant also provides room service that is available during restaurant hours: 6:30 am to 10 pm Sunday through Thursday and from 6:30 am to 11 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Indoor heated parking is available for an additional fee of $19.95 per night. Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool and hot tub, a 24-hour fitness centre, a 24-hour front desk, meeting and event space, a business centre and safe deposit boxes. As noted above, there is a microwave available for guest use in the lobby.

The Alexander Keith's Brewery and the waterfront boardwalk are both within a 3-minute walk, while the Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre and shopping on Spring Garden Road are all about 10 minutes away on foot. Casino Nova Scotia and the ferry to Dartmouth are both about a 12-minute walk away.

The Halifax Shopping Centre and access to Highway 102 are both 12 minutes away by car, while the Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is 30 to 35 minutes away (depending on traffic). (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on May 16, 2014: All property details.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed generally happy with their stay at this hotel.

The rooms were often described as clean and well appointed with modern furnishings, while one guest said that her room appeared recently renovated. Many guests described their beds as comfortable, while a few reviewers found the rooms spacious. A few guests said that their rooms were quiet, but some other reviewers disagreed (see below for more details).

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service, while a few guests added that the front desk agents were quick to provide recommendations and directions.

Many guests found the hotel conveniently located for exploring downtown Halifax on foot.

Several reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant, while a couple of guests enjoyed happy hour specials at the on-site restaurant.

A couple of guests thought that the on-site fitness centre was well equipped.
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The Bad
Among the reviews sourced for this editorial, there were no significant and common complaints found. However, there were a few minor complaints made by a few guests, the most common of which was noise transfer.

A couple of guests found the Wi-Fi service unreliable in their rooms.

The on-site hot tub was found to be small by a couple of guests.

A couple of guests said that the housekeeping service was inconsistent with replenishing towels and toiletries during their stay.

While some people found their rooms quiet, as mentioned above, some other reviewers complained about hearing noise from the halls, from people partying outside the hotel, and from rowdy guests in the halls and neighbouring rooms of the hotel. A couple of reviewers, who complained about rowdy guests, thought that the disturbances could have been better handled by the staff.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #19 out of 29 hotels in Halifax, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 338 reviews. 

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.5 out of 10, based on 118 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel on May 16, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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17 / out of 27
hotels in Halifax

Rated 8.3/10 based on 3528 reviews

Ranked #17 out of 27 hotels in Halifax

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Location
Map Marker Four Points by Sheraton Halifax
1496 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS