The Waverley Inn, established in 1876, is located on the South end of Barrington Street, in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia.
This hotel is 100% smoke-free and does not allow pets. All 34 guest rooms at this property include hair dryers, cable televisions, clock-radios, terry cloth robes, and irons and ironing boards (upon request). Select rooms are furnished with canopy beds or European feather beds, jacuzzi baths, and Victorian antiques. Free wireless Internet, free on-site parking, and free local calls are also offered to all guests.
The Waverley Inn serves a complimentary continental breakfast (7:00am - 10:00am) and free tea, coffee, and snacks throughout the day.
This hotel also has a business centre on site (extra charges may apply).
This property is 400m from the Via Rail Station and 850m from the Pier 21 Immigration Museum. The Grand Parade area of downtown Halifax is 800m from this hotel, while Spring Garden Road (Halifax shopping district and Public Gardens) is 650m from this property. The Halifax International Airport (YHZ) is 35.7km away (distances: Google Maps).
Verified by a Front Desk Agent on April 27, 2012: no pets, 100% smoke-free property, continental breakfast is served from 7:00am - 10:00am daily.
Guests complimented many aspects of this hotel, including the historical atmosphere, customer service, and location.
The antique furnishings and vintage feel of this historic property were favoured by many reviewers. Guests described the hotel as cozy and inviting. Most reviewers also found their rooms clean, comfortable, and well maintained.
The service provided by the front desk agents and housekeeping staff was also complimented by most guests. One guest described the staff as "kind and very attentive", while another reviewer said she felt like, "guests in (the staff's) own home."
Reviewers found the hotel located within walking distance to downtown Halifax destinations including the waterfront boardwalk and shopping district. Guests also mentioned that the hotel was close to the Halifax farmer's market, bus and train stations, and several restaurants and pubs.
Guests of this hotel also praised the quality of the complimentary breakfast, free parking, and the value for money spent. A few reviewers stated that this hotel has become their property of choice in Halifax.
Complaints were rare for this hotel, but some guests mentioned concerns resulting from the perceived age of this property.
Of the guests that complained, a few found their room small and cramped and other reviewers noted the lack of soundproofing in the guest rooms. Guests described hearing footsteps in the hallways and hearing noise from neighbouring rooms. A few reviewers also noted that the floor in their room was sloped or uneven in places.
A couple of guests were inconvenienced by the lack of an elevator in this hotel, while several other guests, in street-facing rooms, were disturbed by noise from a nearby club that played loud music late into the night.
ranked this hotel #5 out of 29 properties in Halifax, based on 166 guest reviews.
Booking.com gave this hotel an average score of 9.2 out of 10, from 99 reviews.
Expedia.ca gave this hotel a score of 4.8 out of 5, with 100% of 9 guests recommending the property.
CanadianHotelGuide.com gave this hotel an average score of 7.2 out of 10, from 11 guest reviews.
Verified by a Front Desk Agent: no pets, 100% smoke-free property, continental breakfast is served from 7:00am - 10:00am daily.