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Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
Ranked #2 of 28 Hotels in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Homewood suites”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Excellent location,staff and suites. Staff went out of there way to please us. The room we're very comfortable and quiet.I would definatly return to this hotel which by the way is brand new. You are close to restaurants and just minutes away from the water. The harbour hopper tour and brewery tour was good entertainment.

Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Trevor M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada, responded to this review, 14 July 2014
Thank you for ypour positive comments regarding your stay at our hotel. Specifically, it's great to hear that our staff "went out of their way to please". Service is definitely a focus of ours, and it's gratifying to hear that it's working!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

I just checked out of the Homewood Suites Hotel located in Halifax. Yes the hotel is brand new and looks fantastic. This is an ideal hotel for a single business traveller. Not suited for a couple or family if you require bathroom privacy. The bathroom sink is located in a open space area just in front of the door for the the toilet and shower. If you use the sink you will wake up the other people in your room. We were moved to another room that that had a full bathroom with a sink. This was wheel chair room. Turns out when you take a shower the bathroom floor gets really wet. Ooen shower.Need to use lots of towels so the next person can shower. The other issue with this room was the ventilation. The air duct was located right over your head in the ceiling. Cold air blowing directly down on you. We closed the vents then had a lack of air flow. Since we stayed for five nights we went out a bought a fan for air circulaion. Our first room with the sink issue had potatoe chips under the sofa cushion. Also be prepared when you sit on the sofa. Extremely hard, like sitting on a concrete park bench. The free breakfast was a real hit and miss for our five day stay. Most mornings the hot food was cold plus most items were gone and you had to ask for additional food to be brought out. The staff were pleasant and really tried to make your stay comfortable..

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Tom101677
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Trevor M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada, responded to this review, 14 July 2014
Thank you for your constructive feedback regarding your stay with us. Our room design which features sink area outside of the shower area is actually a Homewood standard design. I will be passing your comments on to Hilton for consideration in future design updates. I have asked our Chief Engineer to look at a deflector for the ventilation system in the room in which you stayed to channel the air away from the sleeping area. Our Housekeeping team have also been made aware of the cleanliness issues you experienced. Our breakfast has been very popular, I was very disappointed to hear temperature was not consistent each morning of your stay. Thank you for your kind words regarding the helpfulness of our staff.
It is with feedback like yours that we are able to address issues that may arise in our operation. I appreciate you taking the time to itemize them for us.
I sincerely hope you will give us the opportunity to serve you again in the future.
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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

The hotel has been open since May 2014 and it still has the new hotel smell. All furnishings throughout the hotel are extremely comfortable. The Homewood shares its property with The Hampton Inn and is connected by a confusing hallway system in the basement because the gym and pool are shared by both hotels. If you happen to get lost, take the time to look at the beautiful art on the walls. The pictures depict Halifax and the surrounding area. If you are not sure what to do while in town, have a look throughout the hotel. The pictures will inspire you to visit that location.
My son and I only spent one night because we were in town to see the Nova Scotia Tattoo. The hotel is a two minute walk to the Metro Center, (or by now its called Scotiabank Center) and countless places to eat drink shop or just stroll along the boardwalk.
We had more than enough space in the king suite on the 15th floor with large windows. No problem seeing the ferry going back and forth or the Dockyard. Great views are also possible from the hallway as well.
Hilton has a reputation to make their guests feel at home and this Homewood does not disappoint. The front desk took the time to discuss how easy it is to connect to their WIFI no matter what device you bring. I didn’t feel like I was being rushed through check in. My son even was given the opportunity to ask questions at check in.
The lodge is very well laid out, with room to move about even in the biggest crowds. The service at supper and breakfast was like no other I have experienced while staying at a Hilton property. Although the staff was different at each meal, the service remained exceptional. They couldn’t do enough for you. From a warm down home hello to it will be my pleasure to refill your water glass. The housekeeping staff actually holding elevator doors for guests. It’s wonderful to stay at a hotel where the staff is actually happy doing their job.
Hilton has done right by coming to Halifax, teaming up with dedicated hard working Maritimers!

Room Tip: The higher floors offer excellent views of the harbour or Citidal Hill.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Robert W
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Trevor M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada, responded to this review, 14 July 2014
Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We're so happy that you received great service from our Front Desk and during meal service at our hotel. I travel with my children regularly and it's so nice when they're recognized, as a parent I understand why that's important. Thank you for appreciating the photography and artwork at our hotels, As proud maritimers, it's so nice to feature local work throughout both our Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites. There's no mistaking that you're in Halifax when you walk our public spaces or stay in our rooms! It was also nice to see that our staff appreared "happy". With a beautiful new prodcut to offer our guests, I feel it's our job as managers to provide a positive, supportive environment for our associates, as that positive "vibe" will hopefully be passed on to our guests. Nice to know that was your experience.
We look forward to welcoming you back!
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Ann Arbor, MI, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

Our visit to Halifax was made even better by the wonderful facilities and staff at the Homewood Suites. This is a newer hotel with new facilties. The staff seemed to be hand picked they were very welcoming and made you feel at home.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Trevor M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada, responded to this review, 14 July 2014
Thank you for your kind comments regarding our hotel and our staff. They were indeed "hand picked" to provide a poisitive attitude and in turn a positive experience for our guests.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Halifax and Homewood Suites!
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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

The staff were super friendly and went the extra step to help my family's visit be stress free and relaxing. The suites were brand new and very comfortable. The complimentary breakfasts and suppers were great.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Trevor M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada, responded to this review, 14 July 2014
Thank you for your positive review of our hotel! In particular, thank you for recognizing our "super friendly" staff, which we believe is what sets a hotel apart!

We look forward to welcoming you back.
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Moncton, Canada
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Beautiful new Hotel... Walking distance to Downtown with beautiful view if you get the harbour side.. Restaurants all close by... Pets and Parking is extra that is the only downside otherwise a great stay

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Trevor M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada, responded to this review, 4 July 2014
Thank you so much for your excellent review! I will share your comments with our team. We hope to see you back at our hotel in the near future.
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Simpsonville, Kentucky
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82 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

Comparing this property with other Homewood suites i have been to it is a 4 or 5 star hotel. compare it with every hotel i have been to and it is a 3 star. can't beat the fact that it is brand new, everything is pristine and working perfectly. the staff are very helpful, but have not got the hang of the computers and room types, but everything worked well after we got our second room with a decent view. Homewood sites is notorious for bad food, this rates higher than most but still had frozen food sometimes that was not good. The tray of identically shaped "cheese omelets" were clearly pre-manufactured boxed frozen items as an example. I don't like the $20 a night charge to park but that is in line with most all downtown locations. The maid didn't leave fresh towels on one day and never seemed to notice the coffee was used and replace the keurig cups.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Rhohma1
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Trevor M, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada, responded to this review, 4 July 2014
Thank you for your detailed review of our hotel. I wanted to ensure you that we've reviewed your comments with our team, specifically we have addressed:
1) Our housekeeping team - we have reiterated the need to ensure that all rooms are fully stocked with replacement towels and coffee.
2) Our Food & Beverage team - we are working on our breakfast offerings on an ongoing basis, ensuring that we are meeting and exceeding brand standards while adding a touch of individuality. Thank you for noticing that ours is above the standard of most Homewood Suites, we will continue to modify our breakfast based upon feedback like yours.
3) Our Front Desk team - As is the case with any new hotel opening, there is a considerable learning curve, especially for our Front Desk associates in becoming fully versed on our computer systems and various room types and locations. This training is ongoing, and of course every day their experience and confidence grows. I'm sure you'll see this on your next visit.

Thank you again, we look forward to welcoming you back!
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Property: Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
Address: 1960 Brunswick St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2G7, Canada
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Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax > Downtown Halifax , South End
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Halifax
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada 3*
Number of rooms: 135
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Homewood Suites by Hilton is a welcoming, extended stay option in downtown Halifax. Spacious studio, 1- and 2-bedroom suites offer complimentary WiFi, full kitchens and separate living and sleeping space. Guests enjoy complimentary breakfast daily, indoor pool and fitness center. The attached Silverbirch Conference Center also offers flexible meeting and event space. ... more   less 
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