The Westin Nova Scotian

1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6 Canada
+1 902-421-1000

The Westin Nova Scotian

1181 Hollis Street

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2P6 Canada

Phone:+1 902-421-1000

Fax:+1 902-496-7979

Freephone:+1 866-761-3513

Sales:+1 902-496-8306

Sales fax:+1 902-496-8589

Services & amenities

All public areas non-smoking

Barber/Beauty shop

Car Rental

Vending machines

Coffee/tea in-room

Cash machine/ATM

Concierge desk

Foreign exchange

Mobility accessible rooms

Newspaper in lobby

Room service

Room service, 24-hour

Safe deposit boxes, front desk

Guest room information

General Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bottled water: Complimentary
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Crib/Play Yard
  • Individual climate control
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini fridge
  • Pillows: down/feather
  • Pillows: foam
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed: 25.00 CAD Per Room Daily
  • Safe

Bathroom Amenities

  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathtub & whirlpool
  • Bathtub with spray jets
  • Hair dryer
  • Whirlpool

Room Entertainment

  • Cable channel: CNN
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV
  • Mini Bar - fee
  • Movies/videos, pay-per-view

Business Amenities

  • Electrical outlet: desk level
  • Phone feature: cordless
  • Phone feature: voice mail
Visit the Guest Rooms page for more information


Dining services

Room service, 24-hour

Room service

Multiple cuisines

Seaport Social

A diverse menu of fresh, seasonal, local fare. An array of breakfast items, as well as a lunch and dinner menu made up of small plates and full meals, complimented with hand-crafted cocktails, locally distilled spirits, craft beer, and Nova Scotia wine.

Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 902-496-7960

Fitness & recreation


Biking trail (3 km)

Boating (10 km)

Bowling (7 km)

Fly-fishing (30 km)

Hiking (10 km)

Horseback riding (25 km)

Jogging/fitness trail (1 km)

Kayaking (1 km)

River rafting (90 km)

Sailing (10 km)

Sauna (5 km)

Scuba diving (5 km)

Snow skiing (75 km)

Snow skiing (142 km)

Squash (2 km)

Volleyball (2 km)

Water-skiing (10 km)

Nature preserve, trail (18 km)

Rock climbing (13 km)

Surfing (30 km)

Bike Rentals (1 km)


Fitness centre on-site


Heated Pool



(5 km)

Local attractions

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

5425 Sackville St

2 km NW from hotel

Halifax Public Gardens

5665 Spring Garden Rd

1 km NW from hotel

Province House

1726 Hollis St

1.5 km N from hotel

The Discovery Centre

1215 Lower Water St

0.3 km N from hotel

Peggy's Cove

Peggy's Point Rd

45 km from hotel

Neptune Theatre

1593 Argyle St

1.2 km from hotel

Scotiabank Centre

1800 Argyle St

1.4 km N from hotel

Alexander Keiths' Brewery

1496 Lower Water St

0.6 km N from hotel

Emera Oval

5775 Cogswell St

2.5 km N from hotel

Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market

1209 Marginal Rd

0.2 km from hotel

Point Pleasant Park

5530 Point Pleasant Dr

2.7 km S from hotel

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

1741 Hollis St

1.3 km N from hotel

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

1675 Lower Water St

1 km N from hotel

Museum of Natural History

1747 Summer St

2 km NW from hotel

Casino Nova Scotia

1919 Upper Water St

2 km N from hotel

Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame

1800 Argyle St

1.5 km NW from hotel

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

1055 Marginal Rd

0.6 km E from hotel

Park Lane Shopping Centre

5657 Spring Garden Rd

1 km NW from hotel

Mic Mac Mall

21 Micmac Blvd

7.9 km E from hotel

Visit Local Area page for more information

Airport information

Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)


Airport phone: +1 902-873-4422

Hotel direction: 35 km N

This hotel does not provide a shuttle service.

  • Alternative transport: Town Limo; fee: 60 CAD (one way) ;on request
  • Estimated taxi fare: 63 CAD (one way)
  • Bus service, fee: 22 CAD (one way)
Visit YHZ airport website
Driving directions

•Take Highway 102 South, bear left and follow the signs for Highway 118 (Halifax/Dartmouth via Bridges).•Bear right and follow the signs for Highway 111 (Halifax/MacKay Bridge).•Cross the MacKay Bridge to Halifax (toll is $1.00).•Bear left and follow the sign to Barrington Street (Downtown Halifax).•Follow Barrington Street through three sets of traffic lights.•Follow the signs to Hollis Street.•Follow Hollis Street through five sets of traffic lights.•The hotel is on the left adjacent to the Via Rail Station.

Business services

Fax service

Full-service business center

Messenger service

Network/Internet printing

Overnight delivery/pickup


For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas, or special services relating to a specific disability, please call +1 902-421-1000+1 902-421-1000.

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

  • Business Center
  • Concierge desk
  • Fitness Center
  • Meeting spaces and ballrooms
  • Pool pathway
  • Public entrance alternative
  • Public restrooms
  • Registration Desk Pathway
  • Registration desk
  • Restaurant(s)/Lounge(s)

Accessible Hotel Features

  • Accessible Self-parking
  • Braille and tactile signage provided for permanent rooms and spaces
  • Hotel employees will read printed/visual information to guests who are blind/low vision and provide oral directions to hotel locations
  • Self-parking facility, van-accessible spaces
  • Self-parking, accessible spaces
  • Service animals are welcome
  • Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs
  • Elevators

Guest Room Accessibility

  • Accessible guest rooms with 32” wide doorways
  • Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms
  • Bathroom grab bars
  • Bathtub grab bars
  • Bathtub seat
  • Doors with lever handles
  • No transfer showers available
  • Roll-in shower
  • TV with close-captioning
  • Toilet seat at wheelchair height
  • Vanities, accessible
  • Viewports, lowered
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