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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Picnic area/ Tables

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Overview

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake is a 3-star tranquil hotel providing a modern accommodation only minutes away from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, World Trade and Convention Centre and Pier 21. After the renovation in 2010, the hotel features art deco architecture in a 9-story building.

The hotel has stunning location in the historical center of a residential area as well as free self parking and a cocktail lounge on-site. The venue is located within 30 minutes' walk from Halifax center.

Shopping centers and retailers are within easy reach of the hotel.

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

Rooms

There are 142 rooms including comfort home, queen guest room and flat in Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel, where guests can enjoy a beautiful view of the city and make use of cable TV with on-demand movies, direct dial telephone, a personal safe, climate control and a stereo system. Room facilities also include a microwave, a toaster and an electric kettle for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Every day a free hot buffet breakfast is served. Guests can unwind in the beachfront restaurant, which serves delicious local cuisine. The venue is set next to highway and just 50 meters from Lakeside Grill and Armview Restaurant with a broad selection of dishes.

Services

Allergy-free rooms, a lift and a designated smoking area for general use and a business centre, a copier and a meeting room for work can be found on-site.

Relax

An indoor swimming pool, an outdoor swimming pool and a picnic area are offered for the use of guests. Such fitness options as a gym and a fitness centre are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   142.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Bicycle storage
  • Vending machines
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Video games
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view
  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds
  • In-room sink

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 17 years
Existing bedding FREE

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
    2.3 km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Lakeside Grill (cuisine: American)
    10 m
  • Armview Restaurant
    450 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    142

Hotel Awards

CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHalifaxBest Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel

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Rooms and availability

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel photos Room
First Floor Queen Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Pets allowed
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

These non-smoking exterior rooms located on the ground floor come with two queen beds, 32-inch flat screen TV and a view of the lake. Additional amenities include a mini fridge, and an alarm clock. These rooms are also pet friendly. Start your day with a delicious and satisfying full hot breakfast buffet that includes hot waffles, a selection of pastries and breads and more.

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel photos Room
Guest Room
Lake view
  • Room size:

    25 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Pets allowed
  • Work desk
  • Fireplace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Private entrance
  • Connecting room
  • Free local calls
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

2 Queen Beds, Non-Smoking, Pet Friendly Room, Lake View, Refrigerator, High Speed Internet Access, F

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel photos Room
King Room
  • Room size:

    25 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Work desk
  • Fireplace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|1 King Bed - Nonsmoking Room - Full Breakfast, Internet, Fridge

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel photos Room
King Suite
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Fireplace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Free local calls
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Our suites are the perfect home away from home. These suites are non-smoking and come with a king bed, fireplace and beautiful lake view. Additional features include a sitting room, two 32-inch flat screen TVs, mini fridge, and alarm clock. Start your day with a delicious and satisfying full hot breakfast buffet.

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel photos Room
Queen Suite
City view
  • Room size:

    28 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Fireplace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Free local calls
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Wet bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Suite-1 Queen Bed Non-Smoking, Microwave, Refrigerator, 32-Inch Flat Television, High Speed Internet Access, Full Breakfast

Holiday Home
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Our quaint guest rooms are the perfect home away from home. These rooms are non-smoking and come with or without a lake view. Additional features include two queen beds, a coffee maker, hair dryer, mini fridge, an alarm clock, and wireless high-speed Internet access. Start your day with a delicious and satisfying full hot breakfast buffet.

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Suite

Dormitory Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Relax in our queen non-smoking guest rooms, the perfect home away from home. These rooms feature a lakeside or city view and include a comfy queen bed. Additional features include a mini fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron, iron board, an alarm clock, and high speed wireless high-speed Internet access. Start your day with a delicious and satisfying full hot breakfast buffet.

Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|QUADRUPLE TWO QUEEN BEDS

Flat
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Free local calls
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Standard|1 King Bed Non-Smoking, 32-Inch Flat Television, Refrigerator, Coffee Maker, High Speed Internet Access, Full Breakfast

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Comfort Home
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Our comfortable guest rooms are the perfect home away from home. These rooms are non-smoking and come with a king bed, view of Chocolate Lake, and 32-inch flat screen TV. Additional features include a coffee maker, mini fridge, an alarm clock, and high-speed wireless Internet access. Start your day with a delicious and satisfying full hot breakfast buffet that includes hot waffles and more.

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel photos Room
Economy Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Saint Mary's University Arena2.8 km

Popular areas

  • City Center2.2 km

Places of interest

Sport related

  • Centennial Arena2.5 km

Amusement

  • Bayers Road Bowlarama Ltd1.5 km
  • Corner Pocket Pool Hall1.6 km
  • Akkar Billiard Club1.9 km
  • Halifax Forum2.3 km
  • Q Billiards Club2.4 km
  • Almon Billiards and Social Club2.6 km
  • Heritage Bingo2.6 km
  • South Centre Bowlarama2.8 km
  • Agricola Street Bingo3.0 km

Museums

  • Natural History Museum3.1 km

Parks

  • Halifax Commons3.0 km

Halls

  • Army Navy Airforce Veterans2.3 km
  • Pier 22 Dockside2.7 km
  • Italian-Canadian Cultural Assn2.9 km
  • Halifax Civic Workers Club3.0 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Keyin College800 m
  • Academy of Learning900 m
  • Pla Ctr1.0 km
  • King's College2.2 km
  • Institute of Pastoral Training2.3 km
  • Maritime Business College2.3 km
  • Henson College2.8 km
  • Saint Mary's University2.8 km
  • Alliance Francaise3.1 km
  • Nova Scotia Community College3.2 km

Public parking

Local attractions

  • Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History3.2 km
    1747 Summer St., Halifax
  • Emera Oval3.3 km
    North Park Stree, Halifax North Common, Halifax
  • Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada3.8 km
    5425 Sackville Street, Halifax
  • Maritime Command Museum3.2 km
    2725 Gottingen Street, Halifax
  • Halifax Public Gardens3.6 km
    Spring Garden Road and South Park St, Halifax

Restaurants nearby

  • Lakeside Grill10 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 32

  • Now We're Cookin880 m

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

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

  • Armview Restaurant450 m

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

    68% likes this, based on 46 reviews

  • Thai Express940 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:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    142

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
Superb
Based on 46 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.0
Value
9.5

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
    2.3 km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Lakeside Grill (cuisine: American)
    10 m
  • Armview Restaurant
    450 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    142

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