Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel is a hotel located in Halifax. Our Halifax hotel features modern decor with a large selection of rooms overlooking Chocolate Lake. Each guest room is complete with a refrigerator, cable satellite television and free wireless high-speed Internet. Guests can relax in the lounge or dine at the LakeSide Grill, our onsite restaurant.

If you are looking for a venue in Halifax for your next meeting or retreat, our lakeside hotel is ideal for meetings, retreats, special events or celebrations. Our conference and event facility offers unique meeting space unlike any other in the Halifax area.

The Chocolate Lake Hotel provides banquet, conference, and meeting facilities as well as wedding services. Additional amenities include a fitness center, salt water swimming pool, hot tub, games room and free parking. A 24 hour business center is available and pets are welcome (with restrictions). Tucked away in its own private corner of Chocolate Lake, this premier Halifax hotel is one with a difference. Come and see for yourself, and bring the entire family as we are pet friendly. For superior guest service and a convenient location, make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN Chocolate Lake Hotel! The registered guest must present a valid personalized credit card to authorize at time of check in.

Nearby restaurants include Lakeside Bar & Grill, Euro Pizza, Armdale Pizza, and Heppy’s Pie Lady.

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20 Saint Margaret's Bay Road
Halifax
Nova Scotia
B3N 1J4
Canada


Tel: (902) 477-5611

Reviews for Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel, Halifax

8 / 10 based on 17 reviews

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10 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Sun 10 Nov 2013

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Stayed for the weekend. Hotel was very clean and modern. Staff were friendly. Room was spacious and clean and had a nice view over the lake ... especially nice in the morning with the sun coming up. Location is a little way out of the center of Halifax but for us was within walking distance of Quinpool and stores / restaurants etc. Hill is a bit of a climb if walking but is certainly manageable. Would certainly stay there again.

Positives: Really easy to drive to ... just follow the main bypass around Halifax and you are there with no delays. Really clean and tidy.

Staff / Service
10
Location
8
Cleanliness
10
Value for money
10

6 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Thu 24 Nov 2011

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Best Western has renovated this hotel to the point that you would never know that it was abandoned and boarded up for many years. However, some of the wings of the hotel still reflect that they were once a lower tier hotel (weird layouts of hallways, Drive up rooms etc.)
I had to take an elevator to my room on the third floor but then had to walk down a set of stairs (5) to get to my room. Not very good if you have a lot of luggage. The hotel was very busy, due to a large event, and parking was nonexistent. I had to make my own parking spot. Also, lots of people milling around entrances smoking made the property seem to be a bit sketchy.

Positives: Hotel has come a long way from when it was Keddy's and Abandoned for several years.

Negatives: My room felt very old despite many updates.


8 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Tue 18 Oct 2011

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Nice hotel and staff,the lake really helps making the place feel special.

Positives: I liked the proximity of the lake and the dog also. It made the place feel warmer.

Negatives: I have nothing negative to say about the place.


7 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Tue 13 Sep 2011

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

They do not serve real eggs for the buffet in the morning. No bacon or ham, just sausage. Room was adequate and clean and that is what mattered most.

Positives: The view of the lake.

Negatives: Reception area was unattractive.


10 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Fri 09 Sep 2011

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

I was not sure what to expect as I checked the pics online, but sometimes they are deceiving. It met my expectations beyond. Everyone there was very helpful.

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Positives: The hotel was so clean. The staff was very polite and helpful. The chocolate lab was a big hit as we love dogs. We would go there again.

Negatives: Nothing


9 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Sun 12 Jun 2011

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Good value for the money.

Positives: Great price, love the lake location.

Negatives: Not close to the downtown.


9 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Wed 08 Jun 2011

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Really great Service and dining room. The rooms were clean and modern. Great view of the lake!

Positives: Clean and comfortable.

Negatives: Location was not what I selected. It was outside of the downtown Halifax Core.


9 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Tue 07 Jun 2011

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Hotel is great. Wonderful view of chocolate lake. Great hotel to stay at if you are travelling with pets. There is a lake that they can swim in. Also, in the summer they said that the lake is fit for swimming which is nice.

Positives: The staff was really friendly and it was nice that they allowed dogs however you would never know by the rooms that there was previously dogs there.

Negatives: Location was not Downtown which is what I was looking for.


8 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Tue 19 Oct 2010

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Relative to other hotels in the city this one rates well because of the location and scenery. It has all the requirements a hotel needs its a good place to go to.

Positives: Hotel had a beautiful view of chocolate lake, nice eating facilities and friendly staff.

Negatives: On my last day their was a major storm (North Easter) which knocked out water supply because of sewer break- no apology or adjustment offered as result.


1 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Mon 11 Oct 2010

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

When booking we were not told of the additional charges that would be assigned to us for an extra bed. Their attitude was unacceptable and unfriendly, was not impressed with this. The private entrance was nice. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone to the staff.

Positives: It was close to where we needed to go. The view was beautiful! Liked the private entrance.

Negatives: Unfriendly staff! Additional charges for a bed!


8 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Thu 07 Oct 2010

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

For the money, even full rate this is an excellent place to stay. Nice people and a nice dog in the lobby.

Positives: Very clean and pleasant atmosphere, and quiet.

Negatives: Noisy room heater/ air conditioner.


9 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Sun 03 Oct 2010

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

The hotel was nice and clean. We had a nice view of the lake.

Positives: We liked the service and the views.

Negatives: Real noisy bathroom door The restaurant was nice but the cooking wasn't great.


10 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Wed 15 Apr 2009

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Even though this motel was undergoing renovation at the time, it was extremely clean, and the front desk staff was very attentive and friendly. We were very comfortable there, and felt very welcome. Rooms were clean and lovely, and the view of Chocolate Lake was beautiful!

Positives: Staff were very attentive and friendly. We truly felt welcome.

Negatives: The only fault we found was no microwave in our room.


7 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Mon 02 Mar 2009

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Very far from downtown, high taxi cost.

Positives: Basic, clean and

Negatives: Overly expensive onsite restaurant with poor selection, no breakfast included.


7 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Wed 28 Jan 2009

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Good hotel, clean, near of a big shopping center. A beautiful view and friendly staff.

Positives: The dog, the lobby, the view of the lake and the cleanliness of the room.

Negatives: Breakfast was very pricey and the pool was closed.


9 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Sat 07 Jun 2008

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

Great hotel, very clean, friendly staff, beautiful overlooking the water. Would recommend and stay again!

Positives: Big, clean, over-looking the water.

Negatives: The menu was not extensive.

Staff / Service
9
Location
9
Cleanliness
10

10 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Wed 16 Apr 2008

Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel

It was perfect, exceeded expectations.

Positives: Accessible to highway.

Negatives: Nothing, maybe parking.

Staff / Service
10
Location
10
Cleanliness
10

Guest Room King Business Plus Room Guest Room Guest Bathroom Board Room Or Private Dining Room You Pick Games Room Indoor Pool Fitness Centre

24-hour front desk. Accessible facilities. Air conditioning. Air conditioning. All public areas non-smoking. Bathrobe. Bell staff/porter. Business center. Cable television. Cocktail lounge. Coffee/Tea maker. Complimentary breakfast. Complimentary full american breakfast. Complimentary in-room coffee or tea. Concierge desk. Concierge lounge. Conference facilities. Connecting rooms. Cribs. Currency exchange. Data port. Desk. Elevators. Executive floor. Exercise gym. Express check-out. Fax service. Fireplace. Free local calls. Free parking. Front desk. Game room. Hair dryer. Hairdryer. Hearing impaired services. High speed internet access. High speed internet connection. High speed wireless. Ice machine. Indoor pool. Interior corridors. Ironing board. Locker room. Meeting rooms. Microwave. Non-smoking rooms (generic). Onsite laundry. Outdoor parking. Pets allowed. Photocopy center. Pool. Recreational vehicle parking. Refrigerator. Restaurant. Safe deposit box. Security. Sofa bed. Truck parking. Wake-up calls. Wedding services. Wheel chair access.

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·From: Moncton, NB. Heading east from Moncton merge onto Highway 2 East/Trans Canada Highway East. You will have the option to continue straight, via Dartmouth/Halifax, or to exit via Halifax/Bedford. Exit on via Halifax/Bedford. Continue to follow Trans Canada Highway East. Take Exit 1D for Northwest Arm Drive toward Dunbrack Street. Keep right at the fork. Follow signs for Highway 349/Sambro/Herring Cove and merge onto Northwest Arm Drive. Turn right onto the Highway 3 East ramp to Armdale, Al

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    • 1.0 kilometer(s) from Halifax Shopping Centre
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  • Downtown Halifax
    • 4.00 kilometer(s) from Downtown Halifax
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    • 4.10 kilometer(s) from Historic Properties
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