"Stayed a week at the Four Points by Sheraton Halifax. Convenient, comfortable, quiet. The Niche Lounge on 2nd floor gets lively on weekends due to ext ... " More

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Hotel Description

3.5-star eco-friendly hotel near Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk

Oceanside stay

A stay at this Downtown Halifax hotel places you steps from Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk and within a 5-minute walk of Neptune Theatre. Scotiabank Centre and Casino Nova Scotia are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and free newspapers.

Free Internet, comfy beds

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 177 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as LCD TVs with cable channels. Pillowtop beds, room service, and free local calls are also available.

Traditional Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$118 per night

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Corner

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Four Points by Sheraton Halifax ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Four Points by Sheraton Halifax

Everyone (3)
4 out of 5
The restaurant for breakfast was quite a walk, hard to find with all the renovations going on (not good signage) and the escalator going up was not working so had to walk up stopped escalator with bad knee which had just had cast removed from.

Posted by on 2 Mar. 2019

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1 out of 5

No Value for Excessive Rate

Pros: Location
Cons: See above review: Furniture Cleaning Plumbing Pest Control Sound proofing Security Higher floors for rooms
Location: Walking distance to most city highlights
Business travellers prefer clean/quiet rooms where they can focus on tasks to complete. This property delivered on none. ~The chair at our business desk is in need of replacement. No excuse for the condition it is in. ~The complimentary drag races throughout the evening outside our window was interesting. Had I been advised of the evenings entertainment I would have ordered cocktails. ~The bugs in the bathroom were fine about sharing, however upgrades to facilities required, The average count of depressing the handle & holding to flush the toilet was 20 seconds, the fan sounded like running water, so you were looking for a leak until you realised it was the fan. ~The protective layer of dust on the bedside phone assured me no person dusted or inspected the room prior to occupancy ... could explain the bugs in the bathroom. ~My favourite though, the Happy Birthday Princess sash hanging from my room number in the morning. Explains all the screaming & running up & down the hallway the evening before. I wonder where security was? Certainly NOT the 2nd floor! ~As for the friendly people of Halifax looking into my room as I packed the following morning & turned away when I smiled & waved good morning to them ... even they are uncomfortable with a hotel room that low ... better suited to meeting space, Your prices are far too high for what you are delivering. Don't get me started on you narcissistic "art" . Such a shame. This could be easily turned.

Posted by , from SJ, NB on 21 Aug. 2018

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5 out of 5

November get-away to Halifax

Pros: Clean, comfortable, convenient, friendly
Location: Steps from waterfront, boardwalk, Pier 21 and Museum of Immigration, Maritime Museum, Nova Scotia Art Gallery, pubs on Argyle St,short walk to Citadel
Stayed a week at the Four Points by Sheraton Halifax. Convenient, comfortable, quiet. The Niche Lounge on 2nd floor gets lively on weekends due to extended happy hour and half-price on selected appetizers. Hotel staff were very accommodating - readily provided a microwave, extra bottled water, coffee packets, face cleansers to make our extended stay comfortable. Front Desk staff also provided great tips and directions for good spots to eat and visit, etc.

Posted by , from Kingston ON on 1 Dec. 2017

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3 out of 5

Decent hotel, weird little things...

I stayed at the Four Points in Halifax for almost a week in the middle of October. The staff were friendly, but didn't explain some key details that I thought could have made my stay better. For example, if you decline room service, you get a $5 voucher for every night that you decline. But they don't really explain what/where you can use it. You have to place this placard on your door before 2AM to say you decline, but I don't know if you're declining for the same day or the next day, because I only received room service once in my 5 night stay. Secondly, the elevators in this hotel are the slowest elevators I have ever encountered in any building, anywhere. No word of exaggeration. I can't tell you how much time I spent waiting for the elevators to show up, and I was never the only person waiting, no matter what time it was. That being said, the room was nice and the bed was very comfortable, and I liked the fact that the hotel was central to a lot of things in downtown Halifax. As long as you're not in a rush to get anywhere, and you're fine with a laid back atmosphere, you shouldn't have any reservations about staying here.

Posted by , from Toronto, ON, Canada on 31 Oct. 2013

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5 out of 5

Excellent Hotel

Although I live and work in Halifax, I do like to get out and have a girls night once in awhile. The one time my very good friend from away came to Halifax for a weekend, I decided on booking a hotel room downtown for the occasion. I choose the Four Points upon hearing good reviews from my former coworkers from Antigonish and clients at the restaurant I work at downtown. I myself, was in a bit of a rush because of my work schedule, however the staff, especially Stuart, the young man at the front deck were beyond wonderful and helpful my entire stay. The parking was around 20 dollars a night, and for a Halifax resident who regularly has tickets because of the hours I work, this was actually a reasonable amount so close to downtown and the waterfront. The hotel is beautiful, clean, great prices and so convenient to anyone wanting to stay in downtown halifax. It boasts one of the best staff and services around. I would recommend this hotel to every one of my friends as a 5 star, and as I was told (which I unfortunately missed out on), the restaurant, niche that is associated with the hotel, is "amazing" as my friend recalls. Cheers!

Posted by , from Halifax, NS, Canada on 20 Sep. 2013

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5 out of 5

Great location in downtown Halifax

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
Very clean and welcoming hotel in a great location in downtown Halifax, so close to waterfront and activities. The room was very comfortable and we had no complaints.

Posted by , from New Glasgow, NS, Canada on 25 Apr. 2012

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4 out of 5

All good but one thing...

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet
This hotel is in a great location right downtown. We got a good deal on the room which was clean and comfy. Great for a night in the city. It's $20 per vehicle to park on the parkade the hotel which is a bit expensive. We had two vehicles and the the clerk said she would knock one down to $10. The bill was $40 when we woke up the next day. Plus the maid didn't read the dnd sign on the door and woke us up.

Posted by on 17 Apr. 2012

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2 out of 5

Just wasn't thrilled.

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet
Cons: Noisy
The room was dirty. The bed covers were smeared with brown stuff, never changed while we were there. The carpets were dirty and there was detritus in the sink. It was a roof over our head, the room was warm and they provided free water. The toilet was smeared with feces and, again, was never cleaned for the 3 nights we were there. There were people who were loud and partying til 4 in the morning. we complained but they were at it the second night too. Very frustrated!!

Posted by , from Stratford, PE, Canada on 3 Feb. 2012

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4 out of 5

Can't say anything bad

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
The location is great, the room was quiet and clean. We didn't use any of the facilities (pool, gym, etc.), so I can't comment on anything else. The garage is a bit scary the first time you drive in, but parking was plentiful and not too expensive.

Posted by , from Virginia on 5 Oct. 2011

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5 out of 5

Great Service

I stayed at this hotel two years ago and it was great. When I booked back then, I let the hotel know that I was bringing my mom there for her 80th birthday and they had chocolates, balloons and a card in our room upon arrival. It made the stay very special. The hotel is centrally located and we walked to many attractions. I am going back to Halifax in July 2013 (with my mother) and we are planning to stay at the Sheraton Four Points again.

Posted by , from St. John's, NL, Canada on 8 May 2013

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About the Four Points by Sheraton Halifax

Location 1496 Hollis St, Halifax, NS B3J 3Z1

Property Features

Four Points by Sheraton Halifax offers its guests an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center and limo/town car service are available. The eco-friendly Four Points by Sheraton Halifax also features multilingual staff, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a fireplace in the lobby. For a fee, parking is available. This 3.5-star Halifax hotel is smoke free.

  • 177 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Built in 2001
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.) (33.7 km / 20.9 mi)
  • Train station: Halifax Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Four Points by Sheraton Halifax offers 177 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 49-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

Four Points by Sheraton Halifax has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for CAD 20.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: CAD 25 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 50 lb)
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 20 and CAD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: CAD 22.00 per day
  • Pet fee: CAD 25 per accommodation, per stay
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 35 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: CAD 20.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.