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The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

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Shediac, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here New Year's Eve and had a wonderful time. There was a wedding the night I was there and the staff was very helpful and accomodating even though they we're swamped by the wedding. My room had just been recently renovated and everything was clean. The hotel was in a good location too. Right on the corner of Spring...

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Fredericton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this weekend away on Hotwire.com blind booking for our 27th anniversary. Was pleasantly surprised to get the Lord Nelson. When we got there the booking was not in the hotel system, but show the front desk staff our receipt and she took care of it right away. Great staff. All very friendly. The room was okay. Had a mysterious...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took along weekend and stayed in the Lord Nelson. Great hotel, with excellent atmosphere and helpful staff. Their on site pub was great. It is an older hotel but recently renovated and has all the necessities. Beautiful park right across the street. Located in an easy walking distance of all the nightlife and attractions. We had...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sure helped settle nerves having a room to be able to use as a base during the wedding day. Check in smooth. Valay service. Asked for an additional chair and it was brought to our room. Comfy bed. Clean.

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chicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a very long train trip, I checked into the Lord Nelson and arrived in the most disgusting room I have seen in a long time. No. 455 was for a disabled person which I am not but that should not allow for such horrible furniture (old and banged up), frayed towels, curtains stained and falling off the rods. I...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm giving The Lord Nelson a five star review because of the incredible customer service that I received from Lisa and Rebecca. There were flaws in the stay that would otherwise render my experience four stars, and I have never left a five star review before, but though there are flaws everywhere, very seldom do I receive the flawless customer...

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Rovaniemi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose this hotel because the hotel where I normally stay in Halifax was unavailable, so I thought I would give Lord Nelson a try. I was disappointed by the small room, renovated on the cheap. The furniture arrangement did not make the guest comfortable (the TV did not even face the bed or the armchair!) and it did not...

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Brittany D, Guest Relations Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is unfortunate that you felt this way. Our renovations have not been done "on the cheap" as we are currently working our way down from the 9th floor and 8th floors (which are both almost completed) and as such, you may not have had a chance to experience our newly renovated rooms. As much as we would...

Dalhousie, New Brunswick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

here for medical reasons staff were amazing very clean and helpful the location many shops for buying pleasure foods in walking distance as was here for medical reasons just walked to my medical appointment stayed many times in past as I have been traveling to Halifax for surgery

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Brittany D, Guest Relations Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear valued Guest, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us while you go through your surgery. We are all pulling for you here as you work towards a full recovery and we wish you nothing but the best and hope that everything goes well and that you may enjoy the holidays in good health and...

Antigonish, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Your experience begins with courteous Doormen; fantastic lobby and great registration staff. We found our room very comfortable-from the furniture to the bed. Our room was overlooking the Public Gardens, which is literally across the street. Our dining experience at their restaurant The Arms was very nice. No need to leave if you didn't want to but a great location...

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Brittany D, Guest Relations Manager at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Betty and Bill, We are so happy to hear about your fantastic experience here with us at the Lord Nelson. The Arms always love to hear such positive feedback as they continue to be one of the best fine dining establishments in the city. And we of course always love hearing such wonderful comments regarding our staff, service and...

Bridgetown, Nova Scotia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A heritage hotel with modern amenities and valet parking. The restaurant serves good reasonably priced food with very friendly and competent staff. The front desk folks were very helpful. I will stay there again.

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Dear valued guest, It was a pleasure to have you here with us at the Lord Nelson and we are so grateful to hear that you would stay with us again :) it is always a pleasure to have a repeat guest, because we will treat you like it's your second home :) Take care and we will leave the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Originally built in October 1928, the Lord Nelson Hotel is a legendary landmark in downtown Halifax located at the corner of Spring Garden Road and South Park Street across from the beautiful Public Gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

Address: 1515 South Park St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2L2, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax > Downtown Halifax , South End
Price Range: RM398 - RM786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 261
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#8 Family Hotel in Halifax
#10 Romantic Hotel in Halifax
#11 Business Hotel in Halifax
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“Request a room with a view of Public Gardens!”
 of 5 bubbles EBF91, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Mid-Range to Luxury. Recommend the Suite upgrades for a great experience.”
 of 5 bubbles henryp731, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor that face the street can be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Toshua99, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pet floor seems to be 4th.”
  • Neighbouring Halifax Public Gardens (across the street)
 of 5 bubbles AngelaG2, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“One overlooking the lovely Public Gardens. Some larger rooms have kitchenettes. Few have room safes.”
 of 5 bubbles medmar_10, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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