Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax (Reviews, Pricing & Amenities)

Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax (Reviews, Pricing & Amenities)

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Located near key attractions and renowned for its comfort, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax offers a blend of convenience and coziness. With a plethora of amenities and a welcoming atmosphere, it's a popular choice for travelers.

Pros and Cons

Pros (What we like) Cons (What we don't like)
Convenient location near Halifax Waterfront and Pier 21 Some guests reported a funky smell in rooms
Complimentary breakfast, parking, and WiFi Issues with elevator not working, as noted by some guests
Spacious guest rooms with essential amenities Occasional complaints about customer service
Fitness center and indoor pool available Some guests experienced disturbances from other residents
Close to attractions like Bayer's Lake Park and Dalhousie University Price considered high for the offered facilities by some visitors

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax Reviews


Situated at 980 Parkland Drive in Halifax, NS, this hotel is just a 15-minute drive from Historic Downtown Halifax. It's close to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and Casino Nova Scotia, as well as educational institutions like Mount Saint Vincent University and Dalhousie University. The area is perfect for exploring art galleries, museums, historic churches, and enjoying sidewalk cafés and nightclubs. A variety of restaurants and cocktail lounges are nearby, providing guests with ample dining options.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax Pricing

Room rates vary depending on the type and time of booking, but guests can expect competitive pricing for the value offered. Prices range from approximately CA$115 to CA$277 per night for a standard room. The hotel occasionally offers special deals and packages, enhancing its appeal to budget-conscious travelers.

Room Types and Features

The hotel offers a variety of room types, including:

  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Superior King Room
  • King Room
  • Queen Room with Two Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Queen Room with Two Queen Beds
  • One-Bedroom Suite
  • King Suite
  • Deluxe King Suite

Features in all rooms include microwaves, refrigerators, ironing facilities, hairdryers, and coffee makers.


The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax - Bedford provides a range of amenities for a comfortable stay:

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Fitness center
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Free WiFi
  • Business center
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Laundry services

Food and Drink

The hotel offers a complimentary breakfast and has a shared kitchen area. While it does not have an on-site restaurant, many dining options are available nearby, including casual eateries and cafés.

Pool, Spa, or Gym/Fitness Center

The hotel features an indoor swimming pool open year-round and a fitness center. However, there is no spa facility on-site.

Check-in and Check-out Hours

  • Check-in: From 16:00
  • Check-out: Until 12:00

Guests should note any special check-in requirements and that the minimum check-in age is 19.


Free private parking is available on-site, with accessible parking options provided.


The hotel is equipped with facilities for disabled guests, including wheelchair accessibility and specific room features to accommodate various needs.

Restaurants Near Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax

Nearby dining options include:

  • Little Caesars (100 m)
  • Tim Hortons (250 m)
  • Hala's Pizza (300 m)

Things to Do Near Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax

Local attractions include:

  • Armstrong Court Park (500 m)
  • Castle Hill Park (650 m)
  • Kearney Lake Beach Park (800 m)

Tours & Activities to Take Near Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax

Guests can enjoy various activities like:

  • Visiting the Halifax Public Gardens
  • Exploring the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
  • Enjoying the Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk

Where to Book

Guests can book their stay at this hotel through multiple platforms, including:


Conveniently located near Halifax's vibrant attractions, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax - Bedford offers a blend of comfort and convenience, making it an ideal choice for both leisure and business travelers.

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