The Barrington Hotel

1875 Barrington StreetHalifaxB3J 3L6Canada
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About The Barrington Hotel

The The Barrington Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Halifax, just 450 metres from the Halifax Ferry Terminal in Halifax Harbour and across the street from the Scotiabank Centre.

Each room at this property comes with a mini-fridge, a coffee maker, air conditioning, premium bedding, and a flat screen television. Guests can also enjoy ironing facilities, a work desk, a hairdryer, and a radio in their rooms.

Amenities available at this property include a fitness centre, concierge services, free Wi-Fi, and an indoor heated pool. Valet parking is available at this property for a surcharge.

There are two restaurants at the The Barrington Hotel: Tempo Food + Drink and Grab + Go. Other dining options within easy walking distance include the Harbour City Bar And Grill, Salty's, and Five Fisherman.

This property is located 450 metres from the CSS Acadia, 550 metres from Casino Nova Scotia, and 1.1 kilometres from the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site.


1875 Barrington Street, Halifax, B3J 3L6, Canada
Telephone: +1 9024297410 | Fax: +1 9024206524 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Bell service
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Great downtown location

Most guests have raved about the location of this property. The hotel sits right in downtown Halifax and is within walking distance of the harbour, the casino, and the Scotiabank Centre, so guests could park their vehicles and walk everywhere.

Immaculately clean

The majority of guests have found this hotel to be very clean. Guests have said that the rooms, while old, are always extremely well maintained. As a result, guests have been very comfortable with their accommodations.

Friendly and helpful customer service

Past guests have been quite fond of the customer service staff that is employed by this hotel. The staff is said to be friendly and cheerful when guests first arrive and throughout their stays. These staff members are willing to go above and beyond to meet guests' expectations, as well.

Negative Reviews

Tired and dated rooms

Numerous guests have complained that the hotel is looking quite dated, especially in the rooms. Guests have said that the furnishings are old and worn, leaving them feeling as though they weren't receiving fair value. These guests believe that the rooms could use a thorough update in the near future.

Only has valet parking

Multiple guests have been disappointed with the parking situation at this hotel. This property only has valet parking and, therefore, guests have been forced to pay the fees associated with this service. There is no on-site parking available.

Small, dated pool

Guests have found the pool at this property to be quite small. In addition, guests have said that the pool could use a renovation, as it isn't in the best shape.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1874 reviews across the web
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8.3 out of 10 based on 1874 reviews