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Waverley Inn

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here a couple of times now. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the room rate is very competitive. If you are looking for a change from a soulless chain hotel room this is it. Will take you back to a time when quality mattered, but still provide all the modern requirements. Ideal location and a lovely place...

Thank robwaring067
halifax ns
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

What an amazing beautiful gem this place is. My 2 girlfriends and I just stayed here the past weekend for 2 nights with multiple discussions on how we would ever be able to stay in a regular hotel after experiencing the Waverley Inn downtown Halifax. Upon arrival we were greeted by amazing staff to receive our parking passes (as there...

1Thank kchambersHalifaxNs
Reviewed 6 January 2017

A wonderful hotel from the past. The room was small but charming. Clean bathroom. Staff was pleasant and helpful. Morning breakfast was delicious. The hotel itself is right from the turn of the century and is like a walk back in time. Outstanding. Note there is no elevator to the upper floors.

1Thank Professor-M-Plum
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had one of the smaller rooms, but still quite nice. The bed and pillows were comfortable. The room was charming. The halls and grand parlor were beautifully decorated for Christmas. The front desk staff were very friendly and helpful. The Waverely Inn is much more charming than any chain hotel.

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Obviously I haven't stayed in them all and I have stayed in many wonderful hotels but having spent two weeks at the Waverley this is the top of my list. Firstly it is in a perfect location downtown Halifax, it is five minutes from the harbour, three minutes from four good restaurants. It isn't expensive, the staff are kind and...

2Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

a very pretty room but the second night therewas a loud guy they didnt deal with our first night was wonderful the hotel is unique seems to be maintained as it was well over a century ago great location good parking Henry's is a super pub next door one loud guy banged around from two to five am

Thank MarcLeblanceh
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Waverley Inn is a little slice of history nestled in busy downtown Halifax. If you are looking for lacquered surfaces and sleek modern lines, the Waverley Inn is not for you. On the other hand, if you are looking for sumptuously appointed, historically-accurate suites and an inn that looks like you are still nestled in the early 1900s, then...

1Thank Mylann45
East Bay, NS
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a genuine inn takes you back in time...what a hotel would have looked like at the turn of the 19th century! Lots of antique furnishings, but contemporary facilities. Each room has its own character, is cosy, an extremely clean. The hotel is conveniently located so that dining, shopping and entertainment facilities are all within easy walking distance. Parking...

2Thank voybar
Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We picked a petite room only accessible by stairs small but great room and really good value for downtown Halifax room and hotel have lots of charm Have stayed there before and easy walking to any of the sites. Great parking which is at a premium in Halifax. I always enjoy staying there and the old place Is lovely and...

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Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We stayed here twice, once on our way across Canada and another on our way back home. Both time we loved it. We had two different rooms. The first being on the second floor and the second on the main floor. They were both very clean and comfy and quiet. We really liked the one on the main floor, we...

2Thank Linda L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautifully restored and centrally located inn close to all of downtown Halifax's major attractions. Thirty-four antique-filled rooms all with en-suite bath, many with Jacuzzi. A non-smoking property offering free parking, continental-plus breakfast buffet and high-speed wireless. History and hospitality join hands at Halifax's Waverley Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waverley Inn

Address: 1266 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Y5, Canada
Region: Canada > Nova Scotia > Halifax Region > Halifax > South End
Price Range: $153 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waverley Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Waverley Hotel Halifax
Waverley Inn Halifax, Nova Scotia
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Halifax
#10 Family Hotel in Halifax
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“Do not get a room overlooking the car park if you like keeping the window open or are a light sleeper”
  • At bottom of bed - to right of main door into room
  • There was not a lot of room between the toilet & shower. It was same for the distance to door
  • Nicely presented
  • Alcove to left of window/bed
  • Very compact
Destind40, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Each room is incredibly unique, though top floor rooms can be a bit snug due to the roof line.”
Mylann45, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, but a grand staircase if you don't mind the climb.”
voybar, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The price point for petite rooms is great if you can walk stairs I have picked these rooms in the past and never been disappointed.”
debra902, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No elevator. Has side door and main floor rooms.”
Z8027BClindal, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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