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Top Halifax Beach Hotel

Martinique Beach House is ON the Beach. The House is Directly on the Sand
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Excellent!!!

"We had a wonderful experience!"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 21, 2017

Martinique Beach House is ON the Beach. The House is Directly on the Sand
The Pebble Bed & Breakfast
5 out of 5
1839 Armview Terrace, Halifax, NS
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5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Super cute BnB, impeccably decorated interior, and great host + communication. Breakfast was delicious and cooked to order. Area is not walking distance from downtown, but the house does neighbor two parks and the water for walking around."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 18, 2019

The Pebble Bed & Breakfast
Larinda's Landing Oceanfront Cottages
4 out of 5
7532 St. Margaret's Bay Road, Boutiliers Point, NS
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4.9/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Amazing view and cottage!

"The cottage was nice and clean and we couldn't have asked for a more homey feel. We would definitely stay again!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 28, 2019

Larinda's Landing Oceanfront Cottages
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Star of The Sea Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
2 York Redoubt Crescent, Fergusons Cove, NS
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4.9/5Exceptional! (60 reviews)

"This was a beautiful bed and breakfast overlooking the the lake and just a short drive to downtown Halifax. Eva and her husband put a lot of care and thought into the ultimate guest experience with relaxation in mind. I enjoyed the heated pool and breakfasts in the morning. I will definitely be coming ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 5, 2019

Star of The Sea Bed and Breakfast
Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake
2.5 out of 5
88 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $104 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.7/5Exceptional! (901 reviews)

"Wonderful staff!! Can’t say enough about the hospitality we received. The pool was warm and clean. We really felt at home. Will be staying again for sure. Highly recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 29, 2020

Comfort Hotel Bayer's Lake
Chateau Bedford, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
4 out of 5
133 Kearney Lake Rd, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $106 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,880 reviews)

"Quick access to major highway system which allowed daily quick access to the 3 major directions for exploration/touring."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 1, 2020

Chateau Bedford, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Moonlight Beach Suites
3 out of 5
2 Wydenfog Lane, East Lawrencetown, NS
The price is CA $159 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
4.5/5Wonderful! (31 reviews)

"This was a very sweet place right on the beach. We were a bit chilly but loved the stay, would be so good in the summer."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 15, 2019

Moonlight Beach Suites
The Hollis Halifax a DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel
4 out of 5
1649 Hollis St, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $88 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)

"Great central location. Hotel was very clean and staff were friendly."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 3, 2020

The Hollis Halifax a DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel
Future Inns Halifax
3 out of 5
30 Fairfax Dr, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $87 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (978 reviews)

"The staff was very friendly, the hotel itself was clean. Due to the Covid pandemic, the front desk told us there would be no service in our room, he asked what was the one service we would use. We asked for clean towels every day during our stay. Each morning we met the cleaning staff to exchange ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 24, 2020

Future Inns Halifax
Salmon River Country Inn
3 out of 5
9931 Highway 7, Salmon River Bridge, Head of Jeddore, NS
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4.5/5Wonderful! (55 reviews)

"A very nice older inn, very clean and the staff was very friendly. We had our evening meal on the deck overlooking the water which was quite peaceful and relaxing and the food was delicious. However, Wifi wasn’t that great. I would definitely stay again as the location was ideal for a staycation ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 13, 2020

Salmon River Country Inn
Oceanstone Seaside Resort
3 out of 5
8650 Peggy's Cove Road, Indian Harbour, NS
The price is CA $219 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.4/5Wonderful! (73 reviews)

"What a lovely place to stay when visiting Peggy’s Cove."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 14, 2019

Oceanstone Seaside Resort
Inn on the Lake, Ascend Hotel Collection
3 out of 5
3009 Highway 2, Fall River, NS
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The price is CA $112 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.4/5Excellent! (345 reviews)

"I will never stay anywheres else When I go to Halifax now that I found this gem...staff was amazing and super friendly, environment and overall experience was excellent!!! Didn’t get a chance to have a meal in the restaurant but heard nothing but good things! Can’t wait for my next stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 13, 2020

Inn on the Lake, Ascend Hotel Collection
The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
4.5 out of 5
1515 South Park Street, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $70 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
4.4/5Excellent! (1,351 reviews)

"It is a beautiful old hotel. Lots of charm. And the bed was amazing. Everything was super clean."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 23, 2020

The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
Surfside Inn
3 out of 5
9609 St Margaret's Bay Rd., Queensland, NS
The price is CA $102 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.3/5Excellent! (145 reviews)

"We had a nice stay. We enjoyed the patio with beautiful view and had a really good breakfast. The staff was welcoming and the room comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 26, 2020

Surfside Inn
Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel
3 out of 5
250 St. Margaret's Bay Rd, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $89 per night from Dec 22 to Dec 23
4.3/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"Beautiful lake view, comfortable pillows staff friendly and accommodating."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 1, 2020

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel
The Barrington Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1875 Barrington St, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $74 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.2/5Excellent! (1,388 reviews)

"Had to pay for parking even though it was not valet. Very inconvient for elderly people of which I am. The stairs almost killed me."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 29, 2020

The Barrington Hotel
Travelodge Suites by Wyndham Halifax Dartmouth
2.5 out of 5
101 Yorkshire Ave Extension, Dartmouth, NS
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The price is CA $93 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4/5Very Good! (995 reviews)
rief overnite stay.

"Familiar with the property, stayed there 4 or 5 times a year in the 90s. Always good service, clean and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 22, 2020

Travelodge Suites by Wyndham Halifax Dartmouth
Stardust Motel
2.5 out of 5
1067 Bedford Highway, Bedford, NS
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The price is CA $89 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.4/5Good! (388 reviews)

"Good location. Easy in & out to the city. Walls were a bit thin, could here the neighbours, but that can change depending on who is next door."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 20, 2020

Stardust Motel
Webber's Lakeside Resort
2.5 out of 5
738 Upper Lakeville Road, RR#2 Oyster Ponds, Lake Charlotte, NS
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1/5 (1 review)
no electrical outlet in the cabin.

"no electrical outlet in the cabin. I left there right way."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 11, 2016

Webber's Lakeside Resort
Icehouse Cottages
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Beach Hotels in Halifax

Known for its live music and museums, Halifax offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation. With 76 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this historic destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Halifax, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Larinda's Landing Oceanfront Cottages - 4-star cottage on a private beach. It features free WiFi, free parking, and sun loungers. Guests love the helpful staff.

Icehouse Cottages - Cottage on the beach. This cottage boasts free WiFi, free parking, and in-room kitchens.

Webber's Lakeside Resort - 2.5-star cottage on the beach. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and patios. Activities include kayaking.

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel - 3-star family-friendly hotel near Chocolate Lake Beach. It features an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and a restaurant. Guests love the central location and proximity to shopping.

Surfside Inn - 3-star romantic inn on Queensland Beach Provincial Park. Our travelers recommend its good location and overall value. This inn boasts free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi.

Planning Your Trip to Halifax

Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average temperature of 71°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 17°F
  • Driest months: March, April, June, and January, with an average rainfall of 0.11 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, October, August, and September, with an average rainfall of 0.17 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Halifax

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you're eager to check out the beaches, head to Sir Sandford Fleming Park or Chocolate Lake Beach for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area's live music and museums, and make time for local attractions like Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Grand Parade or Province House. Visitors also enjoy Halifax for its:
  • Hockey
  • Tours
  • Historical sites
  • Boating
  • Art

Getting Around Halifax

To get to Halifax, book a flight to Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the city center. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Halifax Station. You can find out about options for water transportation at the local port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Halifax like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its live music and museums, Halifax offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation.
What's the best place for a beach vacation in Halifax?
Larinda’s Landing Oceanfront Cottages is a top 4-star beachfront cottage with free parking and laundry facilities, and it’s located close to Cleveland Beach Provincial Park. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Salmon River Country Inn and Webber’s Lakeside Resort.
How many beach hotels should I expect to find in Halifax?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 72 hotels in Halifax for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Halifax?
Plan your trip to the beach with a look at weather throughout the year in Halifax: The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 61°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 27°F. The snowiest months in Halifax are February, January, December, and March, with each month seeing an average of 10 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do around Halifax?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. If you’re eager to check out the beaches, head to Sir Sandford Fleming Park or Chocolate Lake Beach for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area’s live music and museums, and make time for local attractions like Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk and Dartmouth Crossing. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Scotiabank Centre or Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Halifax?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Halifax with ease. Make your way to Halifax with a flight to Stanfield Intl. Airport (YHZ), the closest major airport which is located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) away. You can learn about water travel options at the port.

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