The Westin Nova Scotian


1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 2P6, Canada   •  Weather:   

Local Time Phone (902) 421-1000 Hotel Reservations 888-627-8553


Frequently Asked Questions

We'd like to help answer your questions. Please feel free to take a look at the list of frequently asked questions below. If you don't find the answer you're looking for, we would be happy to assist you over the phone at: 1.902.421.1000  or 1.877.993.7846

Q: Where are you located?
Our address is 1181 Hollis St.Halifax, Nova Scotia

Q: How far are you from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport?
A: We are about 33 kilometres away from the Halifax Airport.

Q: Is there transportation to and from the airport to the Westin Nova Scotian?
A: Yes, there are several Halifax airport transportation services available from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

Q: Are there train stations nearby?
A: Transportation by rail is also convenient to our hotel with Via Rail Canada. Via Rail is located next to the Westin Nova Scotian.

Q: What method of payments do you accept?
A: We accept VS, MC, AMEX, DS, & DC.

Q: What is your cancellation policy?
A: Guaranteed reservations must be cancelled by 4:00 p.m two days prior to arrival (48-hour advance cancellation).

Q: When is the earliest I can check in?
A: Check-in time at the Westin Nova Scotian is at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 12:00 noon. You may call the Front Desk and request an earlier arrival on the day of check-in. Partial room rates may apply.

Q: What is the hotel's toll-free reservations number?
A: Our toll-free reservations number is 1.888.627.8553.

Q: What is the minimum age requirement to rent a room?
A: Minimum age of requirement is 19 years of age with a valid ID.

Q: Do you have special rates for AAA or seniors?
A: Yes, the discount varies seasonally.

Q: Are pets allowed in the hotel guest rooms?
Yes, the Westin Nova Scotian is a pet-friendly hotel in Halifax. Our hotel offers designated pet-friendly rooms, however, room type and Harbour view may not be guaranteed if requested room type is unavailable on designated floors. We offer the Westin Heavenly Dog Bed to our four-legged guests. Request upon reservation.

Q: How many people can I have in my room?
No more than two guests are permitted to stay in a king guest room due to fire codes. No more than four guests are permitted to stay in a double/double guest room.

Q: Is there an extra charge for additional guests?
A: The charge for additional guests is $20 CAD per person.

Q: Do you have a restaurant?
A: Yes, elements on hollis is located on the lobby level of the Westin Nova Scotian and features the freshest of Nova Scotia cuisine and local wines.

Q Do you have a lounge?
A Yes, Roy’s Lounge is located on the lobby level of the Westin Nova Scotian and is open daily. Starbucks coffee is available throughout the day. Learn more about our hotel restaurants.

Q Do you offer Room Service?
A Yes, we offer room service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Limited menu between 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM.

Q Do you have a gym or fitness centre?
A Yes, our fitness centre facility is complimentary for our registered guests and is open daily from 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

Q What type of fitness equipment is available?
A Our advanced equipment includes Life Fitness cardiovascular equipment (Treadmills, elliptical cross trainers, stationary bikes, and stair climbers), Life Fitness strength training equipment, free weights, stretch mats and balance balls.

Q Do you have a pool?
Yes. Our pool is open seven days a week from 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM.

Q Are there spa services available?
A  Halifax spa services are provided by Sykea Salon & Spa, located in the lobby level of our Halifax hotel. All registered guests receive 10% off services. Call 902.422.3438 for reservations.

Q Do you have smoking rooms?
A No, the Westin Nova Scotian offers guests a smoke-free environment. Guests may smoke outside. Should a guest smoke in their room, a room recovery fee of $200 CAD may be applied to their bill.

Q Are cribs or roll-away beds available at the hotel?
A Yes. A crib or roll-away can be arranged at the time of your reservation. There is no charge for a crib; however, there is a slight charge per stay for a roll-away bed.  View a list of our Halifax hotel amenities. (Both are based on availability).

Q Do you have on-site parking?
Yes, we offer well-lit on-site hotel parking for $20+Tax CAD plus tax per vehicle per night. The Westin Nova Scotian also offers valet parking for $27+Tax CAD plus tax per vehicle per night.

Q Do you have internet access?
Yes, we offer complimentary high-speed and Wi-Fi internet in key guest areas throughout the hotel. Complimentary high-speed wireless internet access is also available for our SPG and PVC guests via a special access code provided by our front desk upon check-in. For other guests, we have the following options available:

Option 1
384 kbs – free
- Complimentary 384 kbs service.  This service is good for checking Email only.  Please choose the 1 meg service for VPN or the 5 meg service for streaming movies or music.

Option 2
1 meg – $7.95
- 24 hour 1 meg service.  This service is good for basic VPN access and Email.  Please choose the 5 meg service for streaming movies or music.

Option 3
5 meg – $11.95
- 24 hour 5 meg service.  This service is the best option for everything such as movies, music and VPN.

Q Is there concierge service?
A In keeping with our worldwide reputation for impeccable service, full concierge service is available to accommodate all of your travel, tour and entertainment needs.

Q Are there any nearby attractions?
A If you're looking for things to do in Halifax during your visit, we are conveniently located in the Halifax Seaport District, just steps away from the Halifax Harbourfront, the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market, a 24-hour grocery store, a liquor store and several award-winning restaurants, shops and stores. Learn more about the Halifax attractions near our hotel  

Q Does the hotel have meeting rooms available?
A Yes. The Westin Nova Scotian has more than 23,000 square feet of Halifax convention space available for your business functions.

Q Does the hotel offer a full-range of state-of-the-art equipment and services?
A Definitely. You will find everything you are looking for from domestic and international video conferencing capabilities and high-speed internet access in every meeting room to comprehensive audiovisual and production services

Q What about custom themes and banquets?
A Westin has earned an international reputation for setting the standard by which all other meeting hotels are measured. That same high standard applies to the banquet facilities and services at the Westin Nova Scotian.

Q Are there employment opportunities currently available?
A Yes, we invite you to view our Halifax hotel career opportunities at the Westin Nova Scotian.

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