Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel - Halifax

250 Saint Margaret'S Bay Road, Halifax, Canada, B3N 1J4  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel - Halifax

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Overview

The 3-star Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel offers modern rooms in proximity to Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax Metro Centre and Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada. The unique building was renovated in 2010 and now combines Victorian architecture with modern technology.

Guests will enjoy an exceptional location in the historical center of Halifax. Just 3 km from the center of Halifax known for Neptune Theatre, Shakespeare by the Sea and Clay Cafe Pottery Studio.

The property is close to retailers and shopping centers.

Guests can reach Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel by car from Halifax International airport in 30 minutes.

Rooms

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel offers 114 rooms on 13 floors that come with a CD player, satellite TV, hi-fi, Wi-Fi and central heating along with a toaster, an electric kettle and a microwave. The hotel enjoys a beautiful view of the terrace. They also have private bathrooms with a hairdryer, complimentary toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The dining options include a free hot buffet breakfast served daily. The club restaurant provides special meals.

Services

Guests can make use of wedding services, porter service and concierge service as well as allergy-free rooms, a cash machine and a designated smoking area.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include video games and a playroom. Such sports activities as fishing and skating are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   13.  Number of rooms:   114.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Hearing impaired services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

250 Saint Margaret'S Bay Road, Halifax, Canada, B3N 1J4

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City Center
  • Halifax
    2.3km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Lakeside Grill (cuisine: American)
    30 m
  • Armview Restaurant
    460 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    13
  • Number of rooms:
    114

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel - Halifax Halifax location
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        Hotel Address:

        250 Saint Margaret'S Bay Road, Halifax, Canada, B3N 1J4

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Halifax
          2.3km
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • Lakeside Grill (cuisine: American)
          30 m
        • Armview Restaurant
          460 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  10 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of floors:
          13
        • Number of rooms:
          114

        Hotel Awards

        CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHalifaxBest Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Canada

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        Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Saint Mary's University Arena - 2.8km

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 2.2km

        Sport related

        • Centennial Arena - 2.5km

        Amusement

        • Bayers Road Bowlarama Ltd - 1.5km
        • Corner Pocket Pool Hall - 1.6km
        • Akkar Billiard Club - 1.9km
        • Halifax Forum - 2.3km
        • Q Billiards Club - 2.4km
        • Almon Billiards and Social Club - 2.6km
        • Heritage Bingo - 2.6km
        • South Centre Bowlarama - 2.8km
        • Agricola Street Bingo - 3.0km

        Museums

        • Pier 21 - 2.6km
        • Natural History Museum - 3.1km

        Parks

        • Halifax Commons - 3.0km

        Halls

        • Army Navy Airforce Veterans - 2.2km
        • Pier 22 Dockside - 2.7km
        • Italian-Canadian Cultural Assn - 2.9km
        • Halifax Civic Workers Club - 3.1km

        Universities, Institutes

        • Pla Ctr - 900 m
        • Academy of Learning - 900 m
        • Keyin College - 900 m
        • King's College - 2.2km
        • Institute of Pastoral Training - 2.3km
        • Maritime Business College - 2.4km
        • Dalhousie University - 2.4km
        • Saint Mary's University - 2.8km
        • Henson College - 2.9km
        • Alliance Francaise - 3.1km
        • Nova Scotia Community College - 3.2km

        Local Attractions

        • Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History - 3.2km
          1747 Summer St., Halifax
        • Emera Oval - 3.3km
          North Park Stree, Halifax North Common, Halifax
        • Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada - 3.8km
          5425 Sackville Street, Halifax
        • Maritime Command Museum - 3.2km
          2725 Gottingen Street, Halifax
        • Halifax Public Gardens - 3.6km
          Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Lakeside Grill - 30 m

          Address: 20 Saint Margaret's Bay Road
          Phone: 902-477-5611

          84% likes this, based on 34 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 33

        • Now We're Cookin - 880 m

          Address: 179 Herberdean Dr.
          Phone: 902-479-6666

          74% likes this, based on 20 reviews
          Cuisine: Canadian

        • Armview Restaurant - 460 m

          Address: 7156 Chebucto Rd
          Phone: (902) 455-4395

          68% likes this, based on 46 reviews

        • Thai Express - 940 m

          Address: 7001 Mumford Road
          Phone: 1-902-444-5500

          73% likes this, based on 37 reviews
          Cuisine: Thai

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  10 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of floors:
          13
        • Number of rooms:
          114

        Hotel Awards

        CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHalifaxBest Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Canada

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        Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel

        Average guest rating

        8.8out of 10
        Exceptional
        Based on 46 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        9.0
        Value
        9.5

        Individual guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          5.4

          location is good.

          Rooms too small. Pictures looked bigger. Too expensive for size of room. Towels were not replaced - had to ask for clean ones on second day. Bathroom hadn't been swept from last customer. Toilet paper was low upon arrival.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          Seeing Cocoa the dog when I walked in.

        • Older travelers
          6.4

          We were charged 24 dollars per night tax (i.e. 72 dollars) extra. Both your confirmation to me and confirmation to the hotel confirmed that taxes were included. Why was I therefore charged this extrA. the manager at the hotel was adamant that I had to pay this

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          Staff very friendly, accomma dations good, nice restaurant with good bar, very nice pool area I would return someday.

        • Single
          10.0

          The opportunity to either chill out beside the lake or stroll - 30 minutes, or - from outside hotel -bus to downtown to take in the local scene: natural history museum, the Citadel, the waterfront. Also the meals and service at the hotel restaurant. The chocolate labrador was fun to watch in action!

        • Family with children
          10.0

          The view of the lake and the bed was so comfortable. The Lakeside Grill was absolutely delicious.

          Bacon at breakfast would be nice, but the ham was delicious!

        • Single
          9.6

          the speed of service was GREAT, rooms were very clean

          internet service went down, the wired outlet for the internet was in a strage place( wired-hard connection is ALWAYS faster)

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Very comfortable and good dining

        • Couple
          10.0

          We ate at the Lake Side Grill our first night there and were blown away by the food and service. The complimentary breakfast the next morning was amazing.

        • Single
          10.0

          First I must say the view was phenominal. My sister and I grew up just across the lake, so it was wonderful to be where we grew up. The service was wonderful. The beds very comfortable and food great the closeness to all amenities, the best. Intend this hotel to be my place when I come to Halifax to visit. Colleen Manning

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          It is an inexpensive but well equipped hotel. We enjoy the whirlpool and swimming pool. Recently the evening meals have been of a higher standard (since January) and the free breakfast is appreciated.

          Cleaning the pool and whirlpool obviously has to be done periodically. But this was not clearly mentioned on the website and we would not have chosen to come had we been notified as these are two facilities we like to use. When we complained about it and pointed out that it was not made clear on the website, there was no hint of any compensation and it was too late for us to change hotels.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Our dogs were made welcome and the place was really clean

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          We have stayed at chocolate lake before because the price is good, it is convenient to where we wanted to go, and we are allowed to bring our dog with us, something lots of hotel wont let you do

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          W hat I liked about this hotel is it was kind of like home away from home. Not right in the city but not too far from our purpose of being there which is to watch Dals hockey game. It was nice to look out thw window onto the lake and seeing people enjoy the outdoors. I also enjoyed the gym and pool ans the breakfast buffet was good also.

          Perfect

        • Single
          8.2

          View of lake. Friendly atmosphere at check-in with dog. Improved breakfast facilities.

          Noisy air conditioning. Fortunately not required as this was December and it was possible to open the windows.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel - Halifax Halifax location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        250 Saint Margaret'S Bay Road, Halifax, Canada, B3N 1J4

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Halifax
          2.3km
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • Lakeside Grill (cuisine: American)
          30 m
        • Armview Restaurant
          460 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  10 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of floors:
          13
        • Number of rooms:
          114

        Hotel Awards

        CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHalifaxBest Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Canada

        Use Badge