The Lord Nelson Hotel is located on the east side of South Park Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia between Spring Garden Road and Sackville Street. Considered a historic building in Halifax, the hotel was built in 1928. The Public Gardens, Halifax Common, and the Halifax Citadel are all just steps away from the front entrance of the hotel.
Facilities at the pet friendly hotel include a business centre, a fitness centre, a restaurant, and underground heated parking. The fitness centre includes an elliptical trainer, two treadmills, a recumbent bike, a universal weight machine and free weights. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and also provides room service.
Accommodations at the hotel include guest rooms and suites. The Classic Guest Rooms are about 275 square feet in size with standard amenities including 32" flat screen TVs, complimentary high speed Internet, complimentary coffee service, and Aveda spa products.
Check in time at this hotel is 3pm while check out is 1pm.
Guests who stayed at the Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites typically enjoyed their stay. Guest compliments for the property often mentioned the staff, the appearance of the hotel, and the location.
The staff at the hotel received numerous compliments from guests and very few off-setting complaints. The staff were consistently described as "friendly" or "helpful." Some guests who were particularly happy with the service they received call the hotel's employees "excellent" or even "fabulous."
Many guests also approved of the physical appearance of this hotel. People who visited the Lord Nelson thought that it looked "luxurious" or aesthetically beautiful. Some of these guests specifically mentioned the hotel's lobby as being particularly attractive.
Several guests also approved of the location of the hotel. These guests liked the proximity to one or more of several amenities including the Public Gardens, Dalhousie University, the waterfront, and various restaurants in the area.
Guests complaints were somewhat sparse and hardly any guests seemed overly bitter with the hotel. However there were some concerns regarding guest rooms, noise, and the value received for the price paid.
Guests who expressed a concern about their room typically said that they thought the room was too small. This was stated either in regard to the main room or in regard to the bathroom.
Some guests also said that they had trouble with noise at the hotel. These guests often blamed other guests however the heating unit or fridge was also cited by a couple guests.
The hotel also received some criticism for value. Some guests felt that the room rate was overpriced, another guest was disappointed that breakfast was not included in the room rate, while a couple other guests were unhappy with paying $20 for parking.
guest ratings averaged to 4.4 points out of 5 and 88% recommended.
Priceline.com guest ratings averaged to 8.8 points out of 10 and the hotel ranked 2nd of 26 Halifax properties.
Booking.com guest ratings averaged to 8.7 points out of 10 and the site had 72 reviews.