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    The Westin Nova Scotian

    1181 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6, Canada
    1 (902) 421-1000
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We stayed here for one night in order to attend work Christmas party. We were able to get an early check in around 2pm and free parking was included. The TV didn’t have sound when we arrived but was fixed within 20 minutes of arrival....More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I was en route to New York from Montreal by cruise ship when a severe Atlantic storm forced the ship to dock in Halifax for what would turn out to be two nights. The rest of the cruise was cancelled and the ship was ultimately...More

    Thank Lewis D
    Response from John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova ScotianResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Lewis, I am sorry to hear that your cruise was cut short but happy that we were able to accommodate you at the Westin Nova Scotian. I am glad to hear you had a great expereicne and I hope the rest of your trip...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Westin Nova Scotia is my go-to place in Halifax. It's a classic 1920s-era property built in the golden age of railway hotels. It's not a cookie-cutter place. It has a sense of presence and occasion. There is cool vibe. There are always people in...More

    Thank Allan L
    Response from John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova ScotianResponded 6 days ago

    Hi Allan, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Westin Nova Scotian, we certainly appreciate the business and your time to review your experience. Happy to be your go-to place while visiting Halifax. Hope to see you back again soon! Be well,...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Absolutely nothing but exceptional. Considering the fact that this Hotel is probably one of the oldest in the city, it was a refreshing, yet nostalgic experience. Starting with the pleasant and efficient check- in staff to breakfast in the “Elements” restaurant the following morning, our...More

    Thank PauletteMacM
    Response from John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova ScotianResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you Paulette and John for sharing your experience while staying with us at the Westin Nova Scotian. We appreciate you taking you time and hope you had a great holiday party. Be well and hope to see you again soon. John

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great room very clean the staff at this hotel took care of our every need,we also tried the in house restaurant for their brunch, it was fantastic, will stay here again, the location is great for downtown shopping and dining

    Thank stevehowe2017
    Response from John W, General Manager at The Westin Nova ScotianResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Steve for staying with us and glad you had a great experience. Hope to see you again soon! Be well, John

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    rick t
    6 August 2017|
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    Response from Careen L | Reviewed this property |
    Call Room Service. They will send it right up. All the restaurants are tied to room service. You receive a menu and what is available and when for room service in the room. If you have questions, just ring the desk. All... More
    G B
    21 February 2017|
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    I can't answer that question, it's best to contact the hotel, I'm sure they would be happy to answer your questions! Sorry I couldn't help
    Ian M
    2 February 2016|
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    Response from Careen L | Reviewed this property |
    Just call the desk and talk to the staff. The Westin Nova Scotian is one of the friendliest best hotels around. As far as breakfast is concerned, or any other order, there is a list in the room and you just pick up the phone... More
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