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The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

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Wick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been here before and adored it with my spouse, but we didn't stay long when we traveled with our teens. Internet is not consistent throughout the building, breakfasts aren't entirely kid-friendly, and the rooms aren't tremendously spacious. If you're traveling as a couple, however, I'd call the rooms 'intimate' and 'very comfortable'. And being in downtown Halifax for...

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Pictou County, Nova Scotia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a two-night stay at The Lord Nelson and enjoyed a nice (about to be renovated) suite overlooking The Public Gardens. Any staff we talked to were very polite and most helpful. The power did go off in a storm for about three hours, but no big deal. Didn't eat at the hotel. Room 419 overlooks the park and...

Thank Lyons_Brook_Guy
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son made the reservation, March 13th, for one night and my wife asked for two single beds. This request was like pulling teeth. Eventually they agreed after my wife insisted. That night, the heat in the room went off, and my wife and I froze. We piled our beds with clothes to keep warm. There were no blankets, just...

Thank Jaxxinn
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lord Nelson is a 1920's hotel that has been updated for a new century. The lobby retains it's old school look as does the Arm's restaurant. It is upstairs where the new comes in. The rooms have been modernized and updated. My room had a king size bed with plenty of pillows. The bathroom had all new fixtures and...

Thank Clark845
Dartmouth, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic hotel with updated rooms. Service was great. We did not stay with pets but I saw a few large dogs in the hotel, which is fabulous! Rooms were very clean. Nice continental breakfast but very pricey.

1Thank AlanaBananaDuarte
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

HUGE room! Very clean and spectacular service at check in. I only spent one night, and my only complaint is the price of parking but it's what I was expecting for any downtown hotel. I wasn't a fan of the Nespresso coffee maker but I'm more of a plain coffee kind of guy. I loved the location as once I...

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Patong, Thailand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at the front desk are rude and nasty..the hotel rooms are small and dingy. I was expecting better service and rooms for the Lord Nelson. .I would never stay here again.. the only advantage is ..it is close to some great restaurants

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lord Nelson Hotel Feb. 20 - 24th - we were there on a work convention. The standard room we booked stated in the description that there is a desk. The room contained two very comfortable beds, a nightstand, a dresser, TV and a fridge. There was no desk or even a chair to sit on. I...

Thank sippypal
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I travel to Halifax once a month from cape breton for a medical appointment that will be a continuance for the next three and a half years every month. I chose the lord nelson hotel because of its location to my appointment and because I loved how the hotel looked and its history. My first stay seemed great and I...

4Thank Kathleen M
Elmsdale, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel is very old but has been updated in a nice way. The location is pretty good but if it's during rush hour it can be difficult getting there and parking is s bit of a pain. My room was good. The breakfast in the hotel restaurant was delicious. I would stay here again.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built in October 1928, the Lord Nelson Hotel is a legendary landmark in downtown Halifax located at the corner of Spring Garden Road and South Park Street across from the beautiful Public Gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

Address: 1515 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2L2, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax > Downtown Halifax , South End
Price Range: $109 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 261
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Also Known As:
The Lord Nelson Hotel And Suites
The Lord Nelson Hotel Halifax
Lord Nelson Halifax
The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites Halifax, Nova Scotia
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Halifax
#10 Romantic Hotel in Halifax
#11 Business Hotel in Halifax
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“Check internet as soon as you're in ... not consistent through hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Nunya-from-NS, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure that in Winter the heating of the room is functioning.”
 of 5 bubbles Jaxxinn, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Walls are not sound proofed so be careful where your room is!”
 of 5 bubbles MandDplus2, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a room with a view of Public Gardens!”
 of 5 bubbles EBF91, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Mid-Range to Luxury. Recommend the Suite upgrades for a great experience.”
 of 5 bubbles henryp731, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
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