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Top Halifax Family Hotels

Snowflake Manor Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
6177 Highway #2, Oakfield, NS
The price is CA $139 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (105 reviews)
Very accommodating

"They were very accommodating. I Drink decaf and can’t eat pork or onions and they made sure everything was just right. I also appreciated the bottle water in the room."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 15, 2019

Snowflake Manor 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 $108 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (894 reviews)

"Very clean, personable staff. We will be staying here again. Great breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 9, 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
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,511 reviews)

"The customer service was unbelievable. Disappointed that breakfast wasn’t offered but the staff provide coffee, muffins and bars."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 1, 2020

Chateau Bedford, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown
3 out of 5
1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $125 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"It was really good. Super easy to get there and get a room"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 11, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Halifax - Dartmouth
4 out of 5
65 Cromarty Drive, Dartmouth, NS
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The price is CA $124 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (995 reviews)

"We cannot wait to return, everything was perfect. Pool was super clean and it was very busy. Breakfast amazing. They even had different movies set up for kids in the board rooms and other activities over the weekend. The kids and myself were beyond pleased, the staff was outstanding,&I seriously ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 3, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Halifax - Dartmouth
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 $129 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"Waterfront view was great. Thank you for upgrading the room. The water in our room had a chemical smell, And it was very merky. My girlfriends hands broke out in hives. We also noticed the counters weren’t wiped down when we arrived but we were overall happy with everything and the staff were ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 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 $115 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,573 reviews)

"Loved the location. The staff were friendly enough and the beds were very comfortable. I loved that the window actually opened."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020

Future Inns Halifax
Best Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel & Suites
3 out of 5
15 Spectacle Lake Dr, Dartmouth, NS
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The price is CA $120 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"People were very friendly at the good service will be going back for sure"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 6, 2020

Best Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel & Suites
Cambridge Suites Hotel
3 out of 5
1583 Brunswick St, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $129 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,011 reviews)

"Hotel suite was very convenient during this trip where so many nearby restaurants were closed. Having a full kitchen was great. The spaciousness of the room also helped mitigate the closed-in feeling that comes with self-isolation times in Covid-19 travel. Staff were helpful and communication was ..."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Cambridge Suites Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott Halifax Downtown
3 out of 5
1599 Grafton St, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $144 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (665 reviews)

"We enjoyed the large room set up with the option of bringing our own food. We were very appreciative that we were allowed to leave our vehicle in the underground parking while we enjoyed the afternoon performance at Neptune Theatre before leaving for home. The Breakfast was lovely and all of the ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 12, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Halifax Downtown
Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown
2.5 out of 5
1960 Brunswick Street, Tower A, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $125 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,725 reviews)

"The clerk told us our card was declined, so we used a debit card. Only to later find out from the credit card company that the clerk had punched in the wrong date information. She assigned us a room with no electricity, then bumped us up to a nice suite for the trouble. She told us the the morning ..."…"

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax - Bedford
4 out of 5
980 Parkland Dr, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $108 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (432 reviews)

"The staff is very friendly, hotel was clean. They have a lot of choices for breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 19, 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax - Bedford
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 $115 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,041 reviews)

"I enjoyed the pool and we had a great breakfast with lots of choice"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 18, 2020

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel
Coastal Inn Halifax
3 out of 5
98 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, NS
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $114 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (995 reviews)

"I like this stay because it is centrally located to all our amenities..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 23, 2020

Coastal Inn Halifax
Mount Saint Vincent University Residence
2.5 out of 5
166 Bedford Hwy, Halifax, NS
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4.1/5Very Good! (161 reviews)

"Great place to stay...Clean and quiet. Helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 19, 2019

Mount Saint Vincent University Residence
The Westin Nova Scotian
4 out of 5
1181 Hollis St, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $139 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,662 reviews)

"Staff was very accommodating. Offered to help with taking stuff out upon checkout. Room was pet friendly."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

The Westin Nova Scotian
Coastal Inn Dartmouth
2 out of 5
379 Windmill Road, Dartmouth, NS
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The price is CA $94 per night
3.8/5Good! (662 reviews)

"I was expecting just a regular room with a bed or two and maybe a mini fridge but it's more like a small apartment with a living room, a bedroom with two double beds and a fully functional little kitchen. The property was fine, didn't pay much attention to it, but there were two people outside smoking ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 29, 2020

Coastal Inn Dartmouth
Atlantica Hotel Halifax
3.5 out of 5
1980 Robie St, Halifax, NS
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The price is CA $109 per night
3.8/5Good! (2,845 reviews)

"Under renovation and very noisy in the room in the daytime no restaurant open or pool nothing to do there food was served in paper bags and you couldn’t order anything except the one thing they were serving"…"

Reviewed on May 3, 2020

Atlantica Hotel Halifax
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Where Should We Stay in Halifax?

The historic destination of Halifax is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your kids. The boating, museums, and walking trails are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Fly into Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.), which is located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Halifax, you might want to consider one of the 65 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Snowflake Manor Bed and Breakfast - Offers free parking, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Guests like the comfy beds and central location at this 4-star bed & breakfast.

Mount Saint Vincent University Residence - Features free parking, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. The clean rooms and central location make this 2.5-star residence popular with guests.

Coastal Inn Dartmouth - Offers free parking, laundry facilities, and in-room kitchenettes. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 2-star hotel.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown - Features an indoor pool, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. This 3.5-star hotel is popular with guests for its central location.

When Should We Visit Halifax?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Halifax.

  • 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

What Should We See and Do in Halifax?

While you and your family are visiting Halifax, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Scotiabank Centre, and Anna Leonowens Gallery. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Halifax Citadel and Public Gardens Park.

Halifax is also well-known for its:
  • Live music
  • Museums
  • Hockey
  • Tours
  • Historical sites
  • Boating
  • Art

Getting Around Halifax

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Halifax Station. Halifax may not have many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Halifax like for family-friendly vacations?
You might want to consider the historic destination of Halifax if you’ve been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The boating, museums, and walking trails are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Arrange a flight into Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.), which is located 16.7 mi (26.9 km) from the center of Halifax.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Halifax?
Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and free breakfast. Other good options for your stay with the kids include Atlantica Hotel Halifax and Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown.
What's the weather like 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. Average annual rainfall for Halifax is 47 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Halifax?
While you are visiting Halifax, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, Dartmouth Crossing, and Scotiabank Centre. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities like Neptune Theatre, Casino Nova Scotia, and Halifax Citadel.
What's the best way for us to get around Halifax?
If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Halifax Station. Halifax might not have very many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

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