The Westin Nova Scotian

1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS, B3H 2P6, Canada   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (902) 421-1000   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8553

Hotel Announcements

John Wilson Appointed General Manager of The Westin Nova Scotian
“John was here when we opened the Westin Nova Scotian as the brand’s first franchise hotel and there is no one better prepared for and more deserving of the opportunity to shape its future.”
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The Westin Nova Scotian Celebrates 85th Anniversary
"Since opening on June 23, 1930, The Westin Nova Scotian has been a downtown Halifax landmark and a fixture in the community. From hosting royalty including Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth in the 1950s and 1970s and Princess Charles and the late Princess Diana in the early 1980s, The Westin Nova Scotian has been a celebrated member of the Halifax community."
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The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax Hotel Partners with the Halifax Comedy Fest
"Calling all comedy lovers! The Westin Nova Scotian is pleased to announce their partnership with the 2014 Halifax Comedy Fest. From April 23 to 26, the festival will take over the city and the Westin is offering a variety of packages and rates during this event."
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Starry Eyed or Rolling Your Eyes - The Westin Nova Scotian has a Valentine's Package for You
"Whether you're hopelessly in love, hoping for love, or just wishing it were over, Valentine's Day, on a Friday this year, sets up the perfect opportunity for mini-escapes, and the Westin Nova Scotian has created getaway packages designed for both the happily attached and the fabulously free."
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The Westin Nova Scotian Supports Ronald McDonald House This Holiday Season
"For over 10 years, the Westin Nova Scotian has hosted a number of families from the Ronald McDonald House at the downtown Halifax hotel. This is one of the many ways that the Westin Nova Scotian gives back throughout the year."
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Bluenose II Shipbuilders Portraits in Oil Exhibit Opening
"We are delighted to invite you to the opening of the exhibit Bluenose II Shipbuilders Portraits in Oils – Artist Peter Matyas from the Collection of Barry Olivella – this weekend at the Westin Nova Scotian."
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Calling All Craft Beer Lovers to The Westin Nova Scotian
"Roy’s Lounge at The Westin Nova Scotian is now offering a selection of local craft beers. In addition to Garrison Brewing Irish Red, the downtown Halifax hotel is serving up two local brews from Big Spruce Brewing."
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Move over Rob Roy - This Hotel Is Serving Up The Fordian Slip
"Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's 'crack' up could not be more timely.  He's got headline writers working overtime, given late night comedians plenty of fodder and raised awareness of the dangers of addiction just in time for National Addictions Awareness Week, November 18 - 24."
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Celebrate the Holiday Season with the Westin Nova Scotian
"The Westin Nova Scotian is pleased to announce their annual Holiday Happenings for the 2013 festive season. With a variety of festive events throughout November and December, guests can rejoice in the season at the downtown Halifax hotel."
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The Westin Nova Scotian Partners with Alice Housing This Holiday Season
"The Westin Nova Scotian has partnered with Alice Housing for their 2013holiday season promotion. The downtown Halifax hotel will donate $10 from every room booked through this promotion back to Alice Housing."
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New Castle Hotels & Resorts Named TOP 101 Companies in Atlantic Canada
"New Castle Hotels and Resorts – Canadian Region was named one of the TOP 101 Companies in Atlantic Canada by Progress magazine, which ranks the region’s leading corporations by revenue for the 2012 fiscal year. "
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The Westin Nova Scotian Offers Free Internet
The Westin Nova Scotian is pleased to announce the launch of their free internet service to registered guests. The Halifax hotel offers basic internet services at no-charge with two additional options for more usability.
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New Castle Hotels and Resorts Recognized as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada  
Officials from New Castle Hotels and Resorts, (NCHR) a leading hotel developer, owner and operator, today announced that the company was named one of the 27 Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada  by Progress magazine and Best Companies Group.  The awards presentation was made at a luncheon held at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax.
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The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax Hotel Launches New Westin Weekend Experience   
The Westin Nova Scotian downtown Halifax hotel launches the new Westin Weekend experience starting on April 5, 2013. The new weekend experience will give the guests more time and flexibility to relax while staying at the Halifax hotel.
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The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax Hotel Reopens Revitalized Fitness Centre
The Westin Nova Scotian reopened their Halifax Fitness Centre and Pool on March 1, 2013 after an extensive renovation. With a renovated space and new fitness equipment, guests can experience a state-of-the-art fitness facility while traveling for business or pleasure.
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The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax Hotel Launches New Wedding Brochure
The downtown Halifax hotel launches their new wedding brochure featuring package details, planning information and venue options. 
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The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax Hotel Launches WestinWORKOUT®
The Westin Nova Scotian Halifax hotel is pleased to announce the official launch of WestinWORKOUT®. When staying at the Westin Halifax, guests can stay active while traveling with the hotel workout gear-lending program. The program is now available for all registered guests of the downtown Halifax hotel.
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elements on Hollis recognized by The Food Network
The Food Network has recognized elements on Hollis as one of Canada's top five restaurants. "No wonder the food at Elements on Hollis is so fresh: the restaurant (pictured, top of post) is just steps away from the massive Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market. Elements also takes pride in sourcing ingredients from numerous other farms within a 50-mile radius of its harbourside location..."
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Eve Lounge Renamed for Longtime Bartender
The Westin Nova Scotian has renamed its lounge after a longtime bartender who has been working at our hotel for nearly five decades. In 1963, Roy Clorey began pouring drinks at the Griffin lounge at Halifax's Nova Scotian Hotel.
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National Shipbuilding Producement Strategy Comes to Halifax
There's a competition happening right now in Canada. It's called the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, and it will decide which of four Canadian shipyards will earn the work to build the next generation of Canadian naval vessels. Nova Scotia is built to build ships, and our Irving Shipbuilders have built more than 80% of Canada's surface combat fleet. The Westin Nova Scotian supports Irving Shipbuilders in its bid to build our next generation of naval vessels.

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The Westin Nova Scotian Announces High Definition Television
The Westin Nova Scotian is pleased to announce that High Definition television is now available on twenty two channels in all 310 guestrooms and in EVE Lounge.
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Halifax Westin Nova Scotian Hotel Offers Trendy Patio Dining Option
The AAA Four Diamond Westin Nova Scotian, with its superb location overlooking Halifax Harbour, is pleased to announce its entry into Halifax's trendy and vibrant patio scene.
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The Westin Nova Scotian Launches Offsite Halifax Catering
The Westin Nova Scotian now has the solution for your offsite Halifax catering needs. The hotel's multicultural kitchen team and professional, refined service staff will exceed your expectations.
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The Westin Nova Scotian featured in the Travel Section of the Globe and Mail
We were recently featured in the Travel Section of the weekend edition of The Globe & Mail, Canada's national newspaper. Be sure to check out this article about the ultimate Halifax vacation destination, The Westin Nova Scotian.
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