The Westin Nova Scotian


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

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


Productive Meetings in Our Halifax Event Venues

The AAA Four-Diamond Westin Nova Scotian provides an extraordinary backdrop for meetings and business gatherings in downtown Halifax. Our Conference Services Managers and Executive Meeting Managers are at your side from start to finish, offering professional, personalized service to ensure the success of your event.

You'll be delighted with the versatility of our event venues - whether you're hosting a small seminar for 10, a corporate lunch for 150, or a gala event for 300. All of our meeting rooms offer state-of-the-art technology, and our catering team will be pleased to provide a customized menu for your guests.

Our hotel is also less than a mile from the Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre, for those attending events there.

Event Venues Halifax - Event Space


Year Opened: 1996 as The Westin Nova Scotian, 1930 as the Nova Scotian Hotel
Largest Meeting Space:
 8,400 square feet
Total Meeting Space: 23,000 square feet, 17 Meeting Rooms, featuring natural light
Guest Rooms: 310
Kings/Suites/Doubles/Queens: 81 /14 /91/124 

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Choose one of our smaller event venues for more intimate meetings here in downtown Halifax.

Ideal Meeting Size: 20-60

  • All natural light
  • Majority of meeting rooms on one level
  • Accessible
  • Executive Crown Suite features spectacular views of Halifax Harbour, and can accommodate up to 25 people with separate areas for dining and socializing
Event Venues Halifax - Innovative Spaces


With 23,000 square feet of meeting room space, our hotel can accommodate your next large convention with ease.

Ideal Meeting Size: 60-800

  • All natural light
  • Both main ballrooms on same level
  • Commonwealth ballroom has lift for items up to 4,000 lbs
  • Additional junior ballroom on lobby level
  • Accessible
Event Venues Halifax - Ballroom


Our outdoor terrace is the perfect spot to hold a reception or social event when the weather in Halifax is mild.

Ideal Event Size: 2-80

  • Lovely city and park views
  • Open air space, no tenting
  • Flexible for set-up
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Event Venues Halifax - Outdoor Dining
Event Venues Halifax - Dining
Event Venues Halifax - Outdoor Dining


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Hotel Restaurants:

  • elements on hollis (125 person capacity)
  • Roy's Lounge with Outdoor Patio 


  • 23,000 square feet of meeting & pre-function space, accommodating up to 800 people theatre style in our largest ballroom
  • Two main ballrooms with 14 small meeting spaces to accommodate any size meeting
  • Majority of meeting space is consolidated on one floor with no guestrooms to ensure your meeting's privacy
  • In-house audiovisual supplier; convenience for all your requirements
  • Exceptional culinary team and chefs will customize a menu that is right for you
  • Experienced Conference Services Managers to ensure the success of your meeting
  • All meeting space has natural light


The Westin Nova Scotian offers a peaceful respite in the heart of vibrant downtown Halifax. With easy access to nearby shopping and dining, you and your meeting colleagues can experience all that the city has to offer.

Want to find out more about our prime Halifax location? See for yourself how close our hotel is to the city's top attractions and convenient amenities.

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Robert L. Stanfield International Airport is 30 minutes from downtown Halifax.

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