Some of the Best Hotels Near the Halifax Waterfront (Updated for 2024)

Exploring Halifax’s stunningWaterfront is a must-do activity for new visitors to the city. From leisurely walks along the boardwalk to immersing oneself in historical buildings and savouring exquisite dining experiences, there is always something delightful to enjoy near the water. If you're planning a visit to beautiful Halifax, consider staying at one of the unique hotels within walking distance of the waterfront.

Moxy Halifax

Moxy Halifax Downtown NEW for 2024!
This is the first Moxy to open in Canada! Forget everything you know about your traditional hotel experience. Here, you will not find a traditional front desk, they've replaced that with a check-in at the bar where your first drink - their signature cocktail - is included in your rate. An interactive lounge and library which set the tone for a social, playful, and fun experience. Their rooms are full of colours, little surprises and big delights like walk-in showers and open wall closets.

•Dog friendly: Non-refundable $40.00 pet fee, per stay. Maximum 2 dogs per room.)    
•On-Site Parking (Daily: $28)
•Walking Distance to the Waterfront: 5-7 minutes

Four Points Sheraton

Four Points by Sheraton Halifax: 
Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, Four Points by Sheraton offers a convenient and comfortable stay near the Halifax Waterfront. With modern amenities and a focus on providing a relaxing experience, this hotel is an excellent choice for both business and leisure travellers. Four Points bySheraton is within walking distance of the Halifax Waterfront, where you can explore the boardwalk, indulge in local cuisine, and even take a ride in ourHarbour Hopper Tours right down the street!  

•Pets Allowed (Dog / Pet Friendly)    
•On-Site Parking (Daily: $25)
•Walking Distance to the Waterfront: 5 minutes

Sutton Place Hotel Halifax

Sutton Place Hotel Halifax:
Experience the perfect blend of modern luxuries and exceptional service at The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax. This elegant hotel offers valet parking, an onsite Chop Steakhouse & Bar, and free high-speed Internet. Situated on Grafton St, it's only a 10-minute walk to the boardwalk and restaurants. Moreover, The Sutton Place is a pet-friendly property, ensuring a welcoming stay for your furry friends.

•Pets Allowed ($40 Fee Non-Refundable)
•Parking: 3 different Options available (Valet and Off-Site Parking)
•Walking Distance to the Waterfront: 10 minutes

Halliburton House Inn

Halliburton House Inn
Discover the charm of The Halliburton, a trio of heritage townhouses cleverly combined to create this boutique hotel.Originally built in 1809 as the home of Sir Brenton Halliburton, the firstChief Justice of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, it later served as DalhousieUniversity’s prestigious law school from 1885 to 1887. Located on MorrisStreet, this historic gem offers a unique and memorable stay.

•No Pets Allowed (Big or Small)
•Parking: Onsite available for limited vehicles.
•Walking Distance to the Waterfront: 15 minutes

Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel:
For a comfortable and pet-friendly option, choose the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. This hotel is conveniently located close to boardwalk shops, restaurants, and the distinctiveHistoric Properties. Golf enthusiasts will be delighted to find two unique TRACKMAN golf simulators right on the lobby floor, offering a fun and engaging experience during your stay.

•Pets Allowed ($50 Fee Non-Refundable)
•Parking: On-Site Parking (Hourly: $4.5/Daily: $26)
•Walking Distance to the Waterfront: 5 minutes

The Barrington Hotel

The Barrington Hotel:
Whether you're visiting Halifax for a one day business conference or several days of meetings, The Barrington Hotel provides a warm, friendly, and personalized destination that makes traveling for business a pleasure. Guests at Hotel Halifax can also earn Aeroplan Miles with every stay. With a pet-friendly policy allowing a maximum of 2 pets per room, The Barrington Hotel ensures a comfortable and convenient stay.

•Pets Allowed ($35 Fee Non-Refundable)
•Parking: On-Site Parking/Underground (Scotia Square) at ($26.00 + HST/night)
•Walking Distance to the Waterfront: 5 minutes

Pince Georges Hotel

The Prince George Hotel:
Established in 1986, The Prince GeorgeHotel offers luxury, sophistication, and a distinct style, providing a diamond-level experience next to the Historic Citadel Hill and HalifaxWaterfront. Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, just 211 meters away from the Scotiabank Center, this hotel boasts luxurious guest rooms, first-rate services, and an award-winning restaurant, guaranteeing an exceptional stay.

•Pets Allowed ($25 One-time Fee)
•Parking: On-Site Parking/Underground (Scotia Square) at ($26.00 + HST/night)
•Walking Distance to the Waterfront: 5 minutes

The Westin Nova Scotian

The Westin Nova Scotian:
Enjoy stunning views of the HalifaxHarbour or The Peace & Friendship Park at The Westin Nova Scotian. Situated in the Halifax Seaport District and minutes away from the Canadian Museum ofImmigration at Pier 21, Discovery Centre, and Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market, this hotel offers a rich historical experience combined with modern luxury, ensuring a memorable stay.

•Pets Allowed ($35 Fee Non-Refundable)
•Parking: On-Site Parking ($23/Day)
•Walking Distance to the Waterfront: 10 minutes 

Muir Halifax

Muir, Autograph Collection:

Nestled in a modern waterfront complex beside the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Muir, Autograph Collection offers upscale accommodations. Located in the heart of the Halifax waterfront boardwalk and a mere 5 minutes' walk from the Scotiabank Centre arena, this hotel grants exclusive access to an in-house art gallery featuring rotating exhibitions inspired by Nova Scotia's rich cultural heritage.

•Pets Allowed  
•Parking: Valet Parking ($35/Day)
•Walking Distance to the Waterfront: 1 minute

No matter which hotel you choose in Halifax, you can always experience the city’s charm and beauty while being inclose proximity to the best it has to offer. Plan your stay at one of these exceptional hotels near the Halifax Waterfront and indulge in a truly remarkable visit.

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