The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites (Halifax, Canada)

The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites (Halifax, Canada)

About The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

The historic The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites Hotel, constructed in 1928, offers opulent surroundings in downtown Halifax. A few blocks from the shore, the hotel is within walking distance of Victoria Park and Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada. Amenities include courtesy Wi-Fi, coffee and tea makers, Aveda toiletries, flat screen cable televisions, climate control, work desks, a free newspaper, hairdryers, and phones with free local calling. Guests will appreciate the 24 hour reception, laundry services, business center, ATM, express check-in/out, fitness center, on-site parking (surcharge), salon, concierge, and free Wi-Fi. The The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites Hotel serves an international breakfast and dinner at the Arms Restaurant. The hotel is a five minute walk from the Cathedral of All Saints, the Halifax Central Library, Halifax Public Gardens, and ten minutes from the Neptune Theatre.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


1515 South Park Street, B3J 2L2, Halifax, Canada

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  9.2 / 10
  • Rooms
    Very good  8.0 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  8.7 / 10

Positive Reviews


Friendly professional staff

From your speedy check-in to your speedy check-out, the staff will see to your every need. With a multilingual front desk, porter and valet services, and daily housekeeping, you'll find the staff helpful, kind, and knowledgeable about the area.


In the center of town

Not only is the hotel close to popular landmarks like the Halifax Public Gardens and Citadel Hill, but it's also near the harbor and numerous shopping, dining, nightlife, and fun family activities. And many of these sights are a short walk or drive from the Lord Nelson Hotel.


Delicious hot breakfast

Each morning, for a very reasonable price, the hotel serves up a tasty spread of hot waffles, scrambled eggs, toast, cereal, fresh fruit, coffee, tea, and juices. It's a great way to jumpstart your journey through Halifax.

Negative Reviews


Walls are a little thin

A number of guests reported that the hotel's walls don't adequately block the noise of other guests, hotel staff, and external activities. While this isn't surprising with a nearly 100-year-old hotel, sensitive sleepers may wish to bring headphones.


Poor wireless connection

Although the hotel does provide free Wi-Fi in all areas, previous visitors have mentioned that the signal strength can be unreliable, and maintaining a connection can be frustrating. For a stronger signal, you can request a room closer to the hub or bring a hot spot.


A few issues with the room

Prior visitors have noted a few problems with the hotel. Between small rooms for the price, outmoded décor and furnishings which could use an update, and noisy air conditioners, they feel aspects of the hotel could use a little work.

All amenities

Wellness / Spa
  1. Beauty salon
Hotel facilities
  1. Business centre
  2. Entrance Hall/lobby
  3. Express check-in
  4. Lift
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible hotel
  3. Accessible bathroom
  4. Accessible parking
Room facilities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  3. Shower
  4. Ironing board
Sports facilities
  1. Fitness
Theme / Type
  1. Boutique hotel
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 12:00


1515 South Park Street , B3J 2L2 , Halifax , Canada
Telephone: +19024236331 | Fax: +1(902)4237148 | 

Cleanliness policies

  • New safety protocols
  • Safe distance
  • Doctor on site

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