Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia and the largest city in the province. It was highly recognised by various media, such as MoneySense magazine, which ranked it fourth among the best places to live in Canada, first among large cities with the best quality of life, and second among cities of the future. In addition, Lonely Planet included Nova Scotia among its Best in Travel 2023 destinations, where it lists the places you should definitely visit in the coming year.
In such a tranquil seaside location, we know it can be difficult to travel with children and still manage to keep them entertained. That’s why we’ve got a selection of the top 5 hotels in Halifax if you’re travelling with kids. We invite you to visit CozyCozy, if you like to find the best hotels in Halifax.
1) Cambridge Suites
This hotel has everything a family needs, no matter how large. It features a room with a kitchenette and fridge, room service, a garage and a rooftop terrace. The kids can hang out there, or if your kids are more tech-savvy, the hotel also has a flat-screen TV and WiFi. It is within easy reach of attractions such as St. Mary’s Basilica and St. Paul’s Church.
2) Prince George Hotel
At the Prince George Hotel, children can truly feel like they are in a castle. With modern décor and attention to detail, the hotel has rooms with flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. It has a swimming pool where you can relax and have fun with your children, a restaurant where you can order any dish you like and even a shop where you can buy regional products.
Near the Prince George Hotel, you will find famous pubs such as the Henry House, The Old Triangle Irish Ale House and the Lower Deck – Downtown Halifax, so be sure to check them out!
3) The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
The Lord Nelson is a huge hotel with a very family friendly atmosphere. It is located in a very convenient location, where most of Halifax’s attractions can be reached on foot. For example, it is only 0.6 km from St. Mary’s Basilica and the Old Burying Ground. It also has a gym, garage, breakfast included and even a grand piano that the kids will love.
4) Chateau Bedford, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
This chateau from the prestigious Wyndham chain offers a spacious place for families with children, both inside and out, as outside there is free parking and a green area. Inside, you’ll have a combination of an executive room with a family-friendly atmosphere, perfect if you’re travelling on business. Bad weather while you’re in Halifax and not sure how to entertain the kids? Don’t worry: the pool is indoor.
5) The Inn at Fisherman’s Cove
This is a 4-star hotel full of colours and natural areas like a pier, perfect for your kids to run free. But it’s not all naturist: you’ll also get WiFi, cable, fridge, iron, air conditioning and a stunning water view.