The Westin Nova Scotian


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

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Countless Things to Do in Halifax

Halifax, Nova Scotia is one of North America's most beautiful and historic cities, with a multitude of things to do and experience - and our hotel places many of them right at your doorstep. Catch a game or concert at Scotiabank Centre, tour some of Halifax's many museums, or visit the famous Citadel Hill. The Westin Nova Scotian is the perfect home base for your adventure.

Halifax was recognized as a winner in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice(r) awards as 4th place out of the top 10 Destinations on the Rise in the world. Explore everything Halifax has to offer.

Things to do in Halifax - Museums

Halifax Museums

Rich in maritime history, Halifax is home to many historical museums and art galleries, as well as other cultural institutions. Some of the most popular museums include:


Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk

Two-minute walk | 130m / 0.1mi

There are plenty of things to do along the scenic Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, which is just a two-minute walk from our hotel. Many popular museums line the path, as well as casinos, breweries, farmers markets, ships, and much more.

Things to do in Halifax - Harbourfront
Things to do in Halifax - Neptune Theatre

Neptune Theatre

16-minute walk | 1.2km / 0.7mi

Treat yourself to a night at the theatre during your stay in Nova Scotia's capital city. Neptune Theatre is home to Canada's first year-round theatre troupe, and hosts top-notch musicals and stage performances throughout the year.


Scotiabank Centre

Six-minute drive | 1.6km / 1mi

Enjoy exciting events all year long at the Scotiabank Centre, Halifax's largest arena. Located a short drive from our hotel, Scotiabank Centre is home to the Halifax Mooseheads junior hockey team, and also hosts concerts and other sporting events.


Things to do in Halifax - Scotiabank Centre
Things to do in Halifax - Citadel Hall

Citadel Hill

Nine-minute drive | 2.4km / 1.5mi

First fortified in 1749, Fort George on Citadel Hill is a National Historic Site of Canada. Immerse yourself in history as you explore the fort and witness live reenactments, presentations, and special events throughout the year. Don't miss the daily ceremonial firing of the noon gun.

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