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Peggy's Cove - an Idyllic Maritime Fishing Village
It is virtually illegal not to visit iconic Peggy's Cove when visiting Nova Scotia.

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Halifax is located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean on Nova Scotia's Eastern border. This city of almost 373,000 people is a major economic centre in Atlantic Canada, and its economy is based on government, the Port of Halifax, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, retail, and agricultural services.

History, culture, nature, and a cosmopolitan outlook around a historically important and busy harbour sums up the spirit of Halifax for visitors. The charming waterfront is a draw, and features The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. The Museum teaches visitors about Nova Scotia's marine heritage, including artifacts from the Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian merchant marine, and local shipwrecks. A 1913 steamship is also on display, and the HMCS Sackville is nearby. Pier 21, Canada's Immigration Museum, has been voted one of Canada's seven wonders. For more history check out the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site where kilted soldiers march in front of the Army Museum. Several old churches grace the city, including St. Paul's Anglican Church.

Dating back to 1818, Province House is the seat of Nova Scotia's government. Point Pleasant Park, on land that reaches out into the Atlantic Ocean, has been a popular site for walking, cycling, and picnicking since 1749. The Halifax Public Gardens are a Victorian public garden and a designated National Historic Site. Nearby, Fisherman's Cove offers opportunities to watch working fishermen arrive ashore with their catch. For a refreshing tour, Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia Brewery offers history lessons delivered by people in period costumes.

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Delta Halifax
Delta Halifax
1990 Barrington St
Halifax
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This Halifax downtown hotel is located in the heart of the city and is ideal for exploring the idyllic neighbourhoods, quaint shops, lively pubs and charming harbour of Halifax. Connected to the Delta Barrington, our sister hotel, we offer climate-controlled access to Casino Nova Scotia and the World Trade and Convention Centre.
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Airport:  37km
Downtown Halifax:  0.068km
Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax
Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax
1583 Brunswick St
Halifax
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Our downtown Halifax hotel and suites is walking distance to top area attractions, and features first-class accommodations. With a rooftop patio featuring stunning views of the city, guest grocery shopping services, suites equipped with microwaves and mini-refrigerators, and a complimentary breakfast buffet, every stay is sure to be enjoyable.
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Airport:  37.5km
Downtown Halifax:  0.45km
Quality Inn & Suites Bayer's Lake
Quality Inn & Suites Bayer's Lake
980 Parkland Drive
Halifax
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We are 15 minutes from historic downtown Halifax, providing easy access to many of the area's attractions and points of interest including the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and Casino Nova Scotia. This Halifax hotel is also close to Mount Saint Vincent University and Dalhousie University.
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Airport:  31.1km
Downtown Halifax:  13.5km
Future Inns Halifax Hotel & Conference Centre
Future Inns Halifax Hotel & Conference Centre
30 Fairfax Dr
Halifax
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Our Halifax hotel offers spacious and comfortable accommodations, modern amenities, meeting and conference facilities, a full service restaurant, a fitness room and more. We are 20 minutes south of the Halifax International Airport and 15 minutes west of Downtown Halifax. Complimentary FibreOp high-speed internet access. Wireless or hardwired for your convenience.
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Airport:  32.7km
Downtown Halifax:  9.7km
Chebucto Inn
Chebucto Inn
6151 Lady Hammond Road
Halifax
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Our Halifax hotel has 31 comfortable rooms with air conditioning, colour cable television, laundry facilities, complimentary local calls, wireless internet and parking. A board room is also available for small business meetings, along with photo copying and fax facilities. This inn near downtown Halifax and Dalhousie University.
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Airport:  33.1km
Downtown Halifax:  3.7km
Westin Nova Scotia
Westin Nova Scotia
1181 Hollis St
Halifax
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Our Halifax hotel offers a relaxing interlude located along the Halifax Harbour. Our modern, upscale rooms and suites offer luxurious accommodations with contemporary amenities. Take in the stunning views of the Halifax Harbour while relaxing in our signature Heavenly Beds. With nearby shopping and dining options, you will enjoy all that downtown has to offer. Experience our on-site restaurant.
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Airport:  33.8km
Downtown Halifax:  0.9km
Residence Inn by Marriott Halifax Downtown
Residence Inn by Marriott Halifax Downtown
1599 Grafton St.
Halifax
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Our extended stay property is conveniently located near both business, entertainment centers and the historic waterfront. Everything in downtown Halifax is within walking distance. Whether you are staying for a night, a week, a month or a year our homelike surroundings include spacious suites, luxury bedding, full kitchens and complimentary hot buffet breakfast.
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Airport:  34.3km
Downtown Halifax:  0.5km
Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel
Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel
20 Saint Margaret's Bay Road
Halifax
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Our Halifax hotel offers modern, pet-friendly, resort style accommodations overlooking Nova Scotia's Chocolate Lake. We have convenient access to a variety of recreational activities including water sports, sunbathing, fishing and skating. Guests will enjoy being greeted by the hotel's friendly chocolate lab Cocoa and appreciate the hotel's close proximity to downtown Halifax and Peggy's Cove.
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Airport:  40.1km
Downtown Halifax:  4.6km
Delta Barrington
Delta Barrington
1875 Barrington St
Halifax
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Positioned in the heart of downtown Halifax on the Link walkway system, the Delta Barrington is perfectly located to explore all this historical city has to offer. All guest rooms are spacious, comfortable and well appointed.
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Airport:  32.5km
Downtown Halifax:  0.4km
Marriott Hotel Halifax Harbourfront Hotel
Marriott Hotel Halifax Harbourfront Hotel
1919 Upper Water Street
Halifax
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Discover a sparkling, waterfront Halifax hotel connected to the exciting Casino Nova Scotia. Situated in the heart of downtown, this extraordinary Halifax hotel is steps away from the city's top attractions, including the business district and World Trade & Convention Center. We have a AAA 4-Diamond rating with luxurious accommodations and an abundance of upscale amenities.
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Airport:  33.9km
Downtown Halifax:  0.5km
Citadel Halifax Hotel
Citadel Halifax Hotel
1960 Brunswick St.
Halifax
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The Citadel Halifax Hotel is located in the heart of the historic city and downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia making it ideal for those seeking quality Halifax accommodations.
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Airport:  32.3km
Downtown Halifax:  0.8km
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront
1919 Upper Water Street
Halifax
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Overlooking the harbor, our Halifax hotel is steps from the business district, World Trade & Convention Centre and casino. This hotel features relaxing Interlude Spa treatments to our state-of-the-art fitness center, our amenities are unmatched. Experience creative cuisine with panoramic views at our premier restaurant, Harbourstone, or enjoy cocktails and the lively atmosphere of our Greatroom.
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Airport:  37.1km
Downtown Halifax:  0.65km
Lakeview Inn & Suites - Halifax
Lakeview Inn & Suites - Halifax
98 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax
Amenities
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At the our Halifax, Nova Scotia hotel, guests love our blend of comfort, convenience and value. We have 65 spacious deluxe guest rooms and two room suites, free deluxe continental breakfast, free wireless internet service, free movies, free local calls and morning newspapers, indoor pool, exercise room and outdoor patio. Enjoy our indoor pool and, for a healthy lifestyle, use our exercise room.
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Airport:  37.8km
Downtown Halifax:  9.1km
Radisson Suite Hotel Halifax
Radisson Suite Hotel Halifax
1649 Hollis St
Halifax
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With stunning views of the historic harbor in Halifax, this all-suite hotel has relaxing facilities in an ideal location in the city's business district. The hotel features an indoor pool, hot tub and a fitness center. After an intense workout, guests can relax in the sauna. For on-site dining, Ryan Duffy's restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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Airport:  37.6km
Downtown Halifax:  0.55km
Travelers Motel Bedford
Travelers Motel Bedford
773 Bedford Highway
Bedford
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Whether you are starting or finishing your vacation, the quality and comfort of the Travelers makes an ideal stop on your journey. Stroll along Halifax's beautiful waterfront and visit the charming Historic Properties where the original restored buildings are home to a selection of shops, boutiques, restaurants and pubs; and experience the glamour of the Sheraton Casino - all just minutes away.
Esquire Motel
Esquire Motel
771 Bedford Hwy
Bedford
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This motel, located on Bedford Basin in Nova Scotia, offers an outdoor pool. Guest rooms at Esquire Motel feature cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Rooms provide alarm clock radios and telephones. Irons and ironing boards are available at the front desk. Guests at Esquire Motel are offered fax and photocopying services and vending machines.
Best Western Dartmouth Hotel & Suites
Best Western Dartmouth Hotel & Suites
15 Spectacle Lake Drive
Dartmouth
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Our Dartmouth hotel offers convenient access to many local attractions, businesses and shopping in and around the Halifax area. Guests will enjoy very spacious guest rooms featuring cable satellite television, free high-speed Internet access, mini refrigerator and some with microwave. During your stay you will also receive free parking and freshly made hot buffet breakfast, served every morning.
Distances To...
Airport:  26.5km
Downtown Halifax:  10.5km
Travelodge Suites Dartmouth
Travelodge Suites Dartmouth
101 Yorkshire Ave Extension
Dartmouth
Amenities
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Our Dartmouth hotel guestrooms feature a 32" LCD flat panel TV with cable channels, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, DVD player, mini-fridge, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board. Suites offer a second 32" LCD flat panel TV, foldout sofa bed, microwaves and dining table. Pet friendly, on-site fitness centre, complimentary hot breakfast, lobby newspapers and free parking.
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Airport:  23.1km
Downtown Halifax:  6.4km
Comfort Inn Dartmouth
Comfort Inn Dartmouth
456 Windmill Rd.
Dartmouth
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We are conveniently located near the Dartmouth Sportsplex. Minutes from this Dartmouth hotel, guests will want to visit the Dartmouth Heritage Museum, Mic Mac Mall, Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.
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Airport:  31.1km
Downtown Halifax:  6.5km
Lake City Motel
Lake City Motel
40 Lakecrest Dr
Dartmouth
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Our Darmouth motel is an established two traditional motel located off Main street (Hwy 7), in Dartmouth. We are 20 minutes from Halifax international airport and downtown Halifax. A wide variety of restaurants, lounges and shopping areas are next to the motel. Facilities include air conditioned rooms, cable television, direct dial phones, free parking and common laundry and kitchen facilities.
Distances To...
Airport:  28.2km
Downtown Halifax:  13km
Super 8 Hotel Dartmouth
Super 8 Hotel Dartmouth
65 King St
Dartmouth
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This Dartmouth hotel is the perfect place to be whether you're visiting the city for leisure or business. We are the ideal location for seeing all the sites in greater Halifax. Our hotel is within close proximity to the waterfront and the Halifax Ferry Terminal. For those corporate travelers, we offer spacious accommodations in a new and fresh environment with the friendliest of servic
Distances To...
Airport:  29.9km
Downtown Halifax:  11.9km
Quality Inn Mic Mac
Quality Inn Mic Mac
313 Prince Albert Road
Dartmouth
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Located in the heart of Dartmouth we are minutes from downtown and province's largest and most popular shopping center, the Mic Mac Mall, offering more than 160 retail stores. We are also minutes from the Citadel Hill glacial drumlin, Halifax Metro Centre arena, the Dartmouth Heritage Museum and the Black Cultural Center for Nova Scotia, which includes a museum, a library and event space.
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Airport:  29.8km
Downtown Halifax:  7.1km
Park Place Hotel and Conference Center Ramada Plaza
Park Place Hotel and Conference Center Ramada Plaza
240 Brownlow Ave
Dartmouth
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Our Dartmouth hotel location in Halifax has welcoming staff, ample amenities and all the comforts of home with 178 guest rooms and suites to meet your needs. Complimentary wireless high speed Internet access. 108' indoor waterslide and lap pool. The on-site Peppermill restaurant and complimentary hot buffet breakfast add to the value and convenience of our hotel.
Distances To...
Airport:  27km
Downtown Halifax:  10.7km
Hilton Garden Inn Halifax Airport
Hilton Garden Inn Halifax Airport
200 Pratt & Whitney Dr
Enfield
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A Home Away From Home in Nova Scotia Choose a spacious, comfortable guest room at the Hilton Garden Inn Halifax Airport hotel, located four minutes from Halifax International Airport and 25 minutes from downtown Halifax. Both business travelers and guests on vacation can take advantage of the complimentary airport shuttle service and excellent hotel amenities.
Stardust Motel
Stardust Motel
1791 St Margaret’s Bay Rd
Timberlea
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This Timberlea hotel is located 15 minutes north of downtown Halifax on Governor’s Lake. It features free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour front desk and free on-site parking. The hotel offers a seating area, cable TV and a work desk in all rooms. Some rooms feature a kitchenette with a full refrigerator and a 4-burner stove. This hotel is only a 15-minute drive from the Public Gardens in Halifax.

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