Citadel Halifax

1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, Canada, B3J 2G7  show map
 3 stars
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Citadel Halifax

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Welcome drink

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Spa center

Overview

The comfortable 3-star Citadel Halifax Hotel provides modern rooms with a wonderful view of the sea. Operating in Halifax since 2014, this hotel features historical architecture and modern comforts.

The property is about 300 meters away from World Trade and Convention Centre. Set within a 10-minute walking distance from Halifax city center.

This hotel is set in a business area next to convention centers and trade fairs.

Halifax International airport is 35 minutes' drive away from Citadel Halifax Hotel.

Rooms

Citadel Halifax Hotel offers accommodation in 135 guestrooms complete with flat-screen television, a balcony, a living area, a work desk and iHome. Guests will admire views across Halifax Harbour and Citadel Hill from the rooms. They feature bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Every morning starts with a free continental breakfast. The non-smoking restaurant provides delicious meals. The traditional lounge bar offers a terrace and Wi-Fi. Situated 300 meters from the venue PG's and The Wooden Monkey serve a variety of food.

Services

There are cars for rent on site.

Relax

Spa facilities at Citadel Halifax Hotel include a hot tub and a sauna. A gym and a fitness centre are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   14.  Number of rooms:   135.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Beauty salon
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Water sports
  • Snowsports
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Grocery shopping service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Harbor view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Living room
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 17 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed CAD 20
Children above
17 years or adults
Extra bed CAD 20
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Citadel Halifax Halifax location
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Hotel Address:

1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, Canada, B3J 2G7

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City Center
  • Halifax
    400 m
Airports
  • Halifax International (YHZ)
    26.2 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Harbour City Bar and Grill (cuisine: Canadian)
    250 m
  • The Five Fishermen
    370 m
Parks
  • Emera Oval
    700 m
Beaches
  • Lawrencetown Beach
    590 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    135

Rooms and availability

Citadel Halifax photos Room
One-Bedroom Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Private bathroom
    • Coffee machine
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • In-room safe
  • Work area
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Pots and pans
  • Glassware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • Clock-radio
Room Description:

This room features air conditioning, microwave and sofa.

Studio
Harbor view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Citadel Halifax photos Room
King Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

Offering a sea view, this suite has a dishwasher and microwave.

Citadel Halifax photos Room Kitchen
Two-Bedroom King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Living room
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:2 bathrooms
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
Citadel Halifax photos Room
One-Bedroom Queen Suite
Harbor view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Citadel Halifax photos Room
King Studio
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Visual alert system
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • CD player
Room Description:

Offering a sea view, this studio features air conditioning, kitchen and sofa.

Citadel Halifax photos Room
Two-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    7 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed and 2 Queen-size beds, 1 Super King-size bed and 2 Queen-size beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:2 bathrooms
  • Additional bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

This suite features a stovetop, seating area and air conditioning.

Suite
Harbor view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work area
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Pots and pans
  • Glassware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:DVD player

Citadel Halifax Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Province House500 m
  • Discovery Centre600 m

Popular areas

  • Casino Nova Scotia Halifax300 m
  • Casino Nova Scotia300 m
  • Halifax Grand Parade400 m

Places of interest

  • Scotiabank Centre200 m
  • Halifax Metro Centre300 m

Convention centers

  • World Trade and Convention Centre300 m
  • Halifax Metro Centre300 m

Shopping areas

  • Halifax Shopping Centre300 m

Amusement

  • Casino Nova Scotia in Halifax300 m
  • Costume Studies Museum500 m
  • Nova Scotia Intl Tattoo600 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada500 m

Museums

  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia500 m
  • N S Arts Council500 m
  • Nova Scotia Sport Heritage Ctr500 m
  • Linda Joy Media Arts Society600 m
  • Maritime Museum-The Atlantic600 m
  • Khyber Centre For the Arts600 m
  • Maritime Museum of the Atlantic600 m

Parks

  • Canadian Parks Svc400 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Geos Language Academy300 m
  • Nova Scotia College of Art300 m
  • Iti Education Corp300 m
  • Northumberland College500 m
  • Kjipuktuk Community College500 m
  • Nova Scotia Community College600 m

Public parking

  • Halifax City Hall300 m

College Campuses

  • NSCAD University300 m

Local attractions

  • Maritime Command Museum1.5 km
    2725 Gottingen Street
  • Shambhala Centre1.6 km
    1084 Tower Rd
  • Clay Cafe Pottery Studio1.8 km
    6413 Quinpool Rd
  • Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 1.7 km
    1055 Marginal Rd
  • Alderney Landing1.7 km
    2 Ochterloney St Dartmouth Waterfront

Near the hotel

  • Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada290 m
    5425 Sackville St
  • Old Town Clock290 m
    Top of St George Street Citadel Hill
  • Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame330 m
    1800 Argyle St Suite 446
  • St. Paul\'s Church 410 m
    1749 Argyle St
  • Scotiabank Centre240 m
    1800 Argyle St
  • World Trade and Convention Centre290 m
    1800 Argyle St
  • Historic Properties410 m
    Upper Water Street, Halifax

Restaurants nearby

  • Harbour City Bar and Grill250 m

    Address: 1990 Barrington Street
    Phone: 902-492-6443

    63% likes this, based on 65 reviews
    Cuisine: Canadian

  • PG's260 m

    Address: 5251 Duke
    Phone: 902-429-8806

    73% likes this, based on 34 reviews

  • Salty's420 m

    Address: 1869 Upper Water St
    Phone: (902) 423-6818

    72% likes this, based on 359 reviews

  • The Five Fishermen370 m

    Address: 1740 Argyle St
    Phone: (902) 422-4421

    62% likes this, based on 352 reviews
    Price Range: ZAR 357 - ZAR 577

  • Tempo Food + Drink280 m

    Address: 1875 Barrington Street
    Phone: 902-428-3676

    57% likes this, based on 60 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary
    Price Range: ZAR 138 - ZAR 346

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    135
Cities nearby
  • Dartmouth hotels - 2 km
  • Fall River hotels - 19 km
  • Bedford hotels - 11 km
  • Herring Cove hotels - 9 km
  • Enfield hotels - 31 km
  • Goffs hotels - 27 km
  • Queensland hotels - 36 km
  • Indian Harbour hotels - 32 km
  • Oakfield hotels - 29 km
  • Princess Lodge hotels - 9 km

Citadel Halifax Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Citadel Halifax

Average guest rating

6.6out of 10
Good
Based on 40 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
9.0
Value
7.3
Location
8.0
Rooms
8.3

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    2.4

    Location and that's all we liked

    It was a disaster! They didn't have the rooms I had reserved and paid for several months before. They finally found 2 but 1 was not what I requested. The rooms were dirty, needed painting, the carpet was filthy, there were chips out of the counter and in one room the drapes were ripped. You can't call a room deluxe just because you put an off white bathrobe on the bed. It was a terrible stay. The staff were not at all concerned about the whole situation. I would never recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The Citadel Halifax is centrally located to several attractions and shopping in downtown Halifax so a person can walk to all of those events.

    The air conditioner didn't work well in the room we were in.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    location, size of the room and staff

    I wish the staff would have informed me about all the facilities at the hotel when checking in like the pool and spa. I didn't use them as I wasn't aware they were there.

  • Couple
    6.6

    A very nice gym and pool space is on the first floor of the hotel.

    room was musty (we opened the windows and it was fine) and the carpeting, etc., was old. You can deal with it, but keep your expectations in order. Citadel compares favorably to a Days Inn, Ramada Inn, not a business Hilton or business Holiday Inn.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    It was close to the downtown area

    Roomservice was done at 9pm, older 20 inch CRT tv, no fridge in the room, and I booked a smoking room but got a non smoking room!!!

  • Family with children
    8.2

    I didn't like the idea that I was charged for on site parking, especially since it was free on the streets for the weekend.

  • Single
    8.2

    I was in Halifax visiting friends and to go to the Casino Casino is close to the hotel Nice walking distance to events

    No real complaints Staff friendly Furniture in room a bit worn but still comfortable.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    We loved having the pool. It was just the right size and it was nice to also have the hot tub. Very relaxing! Jessica was also very helpful and friendly on the front desk.

    We didn't like that the alarm clock was set to go off loudly and early in the morning. We were out very late and it woke us from a very deep sleep. We felt the maid should have checked that before we took over the room.

  • Single
    8.8

    Friendly staff. Great location.

    Room was cold at night and the heat could not be controlled. Thje buttons on the unit didn't work.

  • Single
    8.2

    Fast, efficient, great value for money, comfortable, has all the amenities: room service, pool, spa, centre of city, close to sports & entertaiment fCilities (walking distance), etc.

    Credit card use - credit card was debited for check-in although Booked.net assured there was no requirement to do so, and this debit has remained on the credit card account to date (some four days after the stay) even though the total bill was paid with cash. Also the Booked.net information (before reservation) stated that there would be no cancellation policy - in fact there is a full fee cancellation charge if reservation is canelled after midnight of the day two days before the check-in day, i.e. The earliest book-in time is stated as 3:00pm, if the reservation is cancelled one minute after 12.00am of the day before (39 hours - over a day Nd onehalf) the full night's fee is charged as a penalty. Also, a vehicle parking fee is charged.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    The generously sized room was much appreciated. I enjoyed the easy way staff switched between English and French. I also liked the willingness to offer non-menu items for breakfast. The rooming staff were flexible and we didn't feel pushed out of our room for their convenience, which is something which happens in some hotels.

    The room heating unit was noisy and had to be switched off to allow sleep. Normally it might not have mattered but I was jet lagged, feeling cold and needed some daytime shut-eye.

  • Single
    6.2

    Reception and staff was friendly

    No wireless in the room. Conversations from other room could be heard. The air in the 10th floor could be freshened-too much smoking smell even in the corridors.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Our room had very bad smell to it?

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The staff was friendly enough. The people serving in the restaurant were very nice and friendly, eating there was a nice occasion

    The hotel is starting to look worn... Our room could have been better it needs some renovations... it was still acceptible

  • Single
    5.8

    the front staff were nice

    i found the hotel bed to be worn out - i am certain that it was not a queen size bed as adcvertised - the hall on the 6th floor was dirty when i checked in with glass in the carpet -- when i checked out 2 days later the carpet had not been cleaned - in my room there was several days of dust on the furniture

How to reach hotel

hotel Citadel Halifax Halifax location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, Canada, B3J 2G7

Get directions
City Center
  • Halifax
    400 m
Airports
  • Halifax International (YHZ)
    26.2 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Harbour City Bar and Grill (cuisine: Canadian)
    250 m
  • The Five Fishermen
    370 m
Parks
  • Emera Oval
    700 m
Beaches
  • Lawrencetown Beach
    590 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    135