Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly bed & breakfast with free valet parking and coffee shop/café


This family-friendly Halifax bed & breakfast is located by the ocean, within 2 mi (3 km) of Mount Saint Vincent University and Hemlock Ravine Park. Halifax Shopping Centre and Halifax Mainland Common Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Property Features

A coffee shop/café, a spa tub, and a 24-hour business center are available at this bed & breakfast. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a complimentary children's club, coffee/tea in the lobby, and massage/treatment rooms.

Room Amenities

All 4 individually decorated rooms feature pillowtop beds and private yards. Guests will appreciate conveniences like living rooms and dining areas, while flat-screen TVs with first-run movies and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The bed & breakfast offers a coffee shop/café. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This 3.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours), a beach shuttle, and an area shuttle. This Victorian bed & breakfast also offers a spa tub, spa services, and a library. Concierge services and tour/ticket assistance can be provided. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

Ascendence Harbourside Mansion B&B has designated areas for smoking.

  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Year Built 1891 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Picnic area 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 4 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Free self parking 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Separate living room  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • DVD player  

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Phone 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Video-game console 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Free local calls 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Separate living room 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Yard 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • First-run movies 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is 15

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property at least 24 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Guests with same-day bookings must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No elevators


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: CAD 6 for adults and CAD 4 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CAD 63 per vehicle (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: CAD 63 (from 0 to 0 years old)
  • Pet fee: CAD 15 (varies based on length of stay)
  • Early check-in fee: CAD 25
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 25
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: CAD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 6 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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