Where to Stay December 3, 2017

Top 10 Hotel Wedding Venues in Halifax

Photo: The Prince George Hotel

You’ve got the ring, you’ve picked the date, and you’ve made the guest list. Now it’s time to pick your wedding venue!

A hotel is a great option for couples dreaming of a beautiful backdrop that’s perfectly paired with the convenience of having one location for the ceremony, reception, and honeymoon suite. Lucky for you, the hotels in Halifax are just waiting to take care of every detail. From coordinating rentals and catering in-house to recommending you vendors around the city, you’ll be left to enjoy your big day without the worry in the world.


1 – The Westin Nova Scotian

1181 Hollis StreetDowntown Halifax  

Specializing in hosting elegant weddings, this venue has both indoor and outdoor event sites. There is not one, but two classic ballrooms which can hold 200 and 550 guest respectively.

Offering breathtaking views of the Halifax Harbour, this historic Halifax landmark has been welcoming couples since 1930. 

902-421-1000


2 – Halifax Marriott Harbourfront

1919 Upper Water Street – Downtown Halifax 

Set on the Halifax Harbourfront this hotel offers an event space for everybody. Their outdoor patio is perfect venue for an al fresco ceremony if the weather is warm, and if its not, some of their indoor venues provide a harbourview that will not disappoint.

This hotel also offers a BIG venue for a BIG party! The largest event space is the NS Ballroom with can accommodate up to 1,000 of your closest family and friends. 

902-421-1700


3 – The Prince George Hotel

1725 Market StreetDowntown Halifax

Everything you could ever want in a hotel wedding is available at the Prince George! With both indoor and outdoor venues there is an option for every event.

Whether its an intimate ceremony on their rooftoop patio or a party fit for royalty in the Windsor Room, the various venues can host anywhere from 30-250 guests.

 1-800-565-1567


4 – Delta Barrington

1875 Barrington StreetDowntown Halifax 

Dance the night away in one of the beautiful ballrooms at the Delta Barrington. This venue has both indoor and outdoor venues, including the harbourview deck which features panoramic views of the whole city.

Don’t think that just because you’re inside means that you don’t get a view, the large windows in the ballrooms will make you feel like you’re on top of the world on your special day! 

902-429-7410


5 – Lord Nelson Hotels & Suites 

1515 South Park StreetDowntown Halifax 

Boasting a unique blend of urbanely elegant style and historic charm this location has 10 event spaces that can hold anywhere between 30-500 people. Located right in the heart of the city, the Lord Nelson overlooks the Public Gardens, which makes for a beautiful views as well as a picturesque photo venue right across the street. This venue has been a go-to for brides and grooms since opening its doors in 1928. 

902-423-6331 


6 – Four Points by Sheraton Halifax 

1496 Hollis StreetDowntown Halifax

Comfort and relaxation comes first at this downtown venue. With 13 event spaces, that can accommodate up to 175 people, to choose from your guests will feel right at home from the moment they step through the doors.

The unique open-air courtyard is the perfect place to begin your happily ever after.

902-474-3907


7 – DoubleTree by Hilton – Halifax Dartmouth

101 Wyse RdDartmouth 

There’s no better view to say “I Do”!  This newly renovated hotel offers one of Dartmouth’s finest views of Halifax Harbour. They have 6 banquet rooms that can hold anywhere from 60-300 guests.


8 – The Haliburton 

5184 Morris StreetDowntown Halifax 

This venue specializes in small weddings of 20-48 guests. Ceremony space includes a garden courtyard or cozy library, while receptions take place in your very own private room.

902-420-0658


9 – Oceanstone Seaside Resort

8650 Peggys Cove Rd – Peggy’s Cove 

If getting married by the ocean is your dream come true, Oceanstone is the perfect venue for you. Their Chapel by the Sea makes for a picturesque background for your ceremony. Their signature wedding package utilizes their entire facilities, with the ceremony taking place at your preferred location, hors d’oeuvres & photos in the garden, dinner in the great room and lastly the lounge for all your dancing and late night fun!

This venue can accommodate up to 110 guest and 88 people overnight.

902 – 823-2160


10 – Best Western Chocolate Lake

250 St Margarets Bay Rd – West End Halifax  

Just minutes away from downtown Halifax, tucked away out of the hustle and bustle of the city, this venue provides the perfect atmosphere for a romantic lakeside wedding.

Whether you choose to have your ceremony on their lakefront lawn, or in one of their 6 event rooms, you will feel be left feeling relaxed and surrounded with love on your special day. (Added Bonus: upon arrival your guests will be greeted by Chocolate Lakes resident Chocolate Lab Aero!)

902-444-8657


Wedding Tip: A hotel can be a highly cost-effective venue option. Not only do hotels provide basic things that would otherwise need to be rented—including tables, chairs, dishware, dance floor, votive candles, etc.—but many hotels offer amazing all-inclusive packages that can save you a pretty penny. A quick run through your wedding wish list and budget will help you discover if a hotel wedding is best for you!


Need help planning your wedding or making sure it all goes to plan on the big day? Contact Wedding Whisperer at wedwhisperer@gmail.com.


 

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