The Prince George Hotel Halifax is located on Market Street in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. This hotel is connected to the Link pedway system which makes the World Trade and Convention Centre (260m), Scotia Square Shopping Centre (450m), and Casino Nova Scotia (1.1km) accessible by virtue of the covered walkways.
This hotel is 100% smoke-free and has 189 rooms and 14 suites. All units include a pillow-top mattress, a 32" LCD television, pay-per view movies, a desk, a telephone with voicemail, a coffee maker with complimentary coffee and tea, a hair dryer, an iron with ironing board, and a mini-fridge. Deluxe guest rooms may be furnished with one king-sized bed or two double beds. Suites are designed with a separate living room that includes a pull-out sofa, two bathrooms and a private bedroom. A bathrobe and complimentary bottles of water are also included in the suites. Crown Service rooms include a king-sized bed, clock-radio with iPod docking station, cordless phone, bathrobe, complimentary bottled water and free in-room breakfast.
All units also receive free high-speed wireless Internet, free daily newspapers, and free local calls. This property is also pet-friendly and charges $20 per stay which includes a blanket, bio-degradable waste bags, and dishes for food and water.
This hotel provides complimentary shoe shine and shirt pressing service. Same-day dry cleaning is also available at an extra charge.
Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool and fitness centre (5:00am - 11:30pm) and meeting space for up to 200 people. Indoor parking is available for $20 per night, while valet parking is available for $25 per night.
The on-site Gio's restaurant serves lunch from 11:30am to 5:00pm and dinner is served from 5:00pm to 11:00pm. The Terrace Breakfast Buffet is open from 6:30am until 10:00am. Room service dining is available from 6:30am - 11:00pm and a snack menu is served after 11:00pm.
This hotel is located 32.6km from the Halifax International Airport (YHZ). Local attractions are the following distances from this property: Citadel Hill National Historic Site (800m), Halifax waterfront boardwalk area (700m), Alexander Keith's Brewery (1.1km), and the Pier 21 Immigration Museum (1.7km) (distances: Google Maps).
Verified with a Front Desk Agent: the Internet is free, it's wireless, and it's available in guest rooms, in the restaurant, and in the lobby (call date April 27th, 2012).
Almost all reviews examined for this hotel were positive and the property received compliments on many aspects of the guest experience.
The customer service was highly praised by reviewers and was described as "impeccable" and "first class". Many guests commented that the staff throughout the hotel were professional and friendly.
Many guests also enjoyed the proximity of the hotel to Halifax attractions and restaurants. Reviewers found the Link pedway system a convenient way to travel to several downtown destinations. One guest said the hotel was in the "most perfect location" and another reviewer mentioned that he did not need to use his car for the duration of his stay.
Most guests agreed that their rooms were large and comfortable and a couple of guests described their rooms as "luxurious" and "well appointed". Reviewers also found their rooms clean and their beds comfortable.
The on-site dining options were also complimented by guests. Gio's restaurant was praised for food quality and one couple stated that their "meal was the best (they'd) had in the Maritimes." The in-room breakfast (served to Crown Service units) and the breakfast buffet were also complimented.
Negative reviews for this hotel were rare as the hotel was quite highly rated. Most guest concerns seemed to be isolated, although there were some hints of possible weak points with the hotel.
A few guests indicated that they were disturbed by street noise that was created by partiers that were exiting nearby bars. Additionally extra fees drew a bit of scorn and, specifically, a couple of reviewers found the parking fees expensive.
Other negative comments mentioned the lack of room-service during the Christmas holidays, limited selection of equipment in the fitness centre, unreliable Internet service, and inconsistent/fluctuating guest room temperatures.
ranked this hotel #3 of 29 properties in Halifax, based on 306 reviews.
Booking.com gave this hotel an average score of 9.0 out of 10, from 60 guest reviews.
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.6 out of 5.0, with 96% of 112 guests recommending the property.
Front Desk Agent: the Internet is free, it's wireless, and it's available in guest rooms, in the restaurant, and in the lobby (call date April 27th, 2012).