While in Halifax for the Tattoo, here are recommendations on where to stay, what to do, where to eat and what to see while you’re in town!

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All hotels listed here are located within walking distance or a short drive of the Scotiabank Centre (the Tattoo venue).

HOTELS IN DOWNTOWN HALIFAX

HotelWebsiteAddressDistance from the Scotiabank Centre (in kms)
The Barrington HotelClick here1875 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3L6180m
Sutton Place Hotel HalifaxClick here1700 Grafton Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2C4190m
Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-DowntownClick here1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2G7230m
Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax DowntownClick here1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2G7230m
The Prince George Hotel HalifaxClick here1725 Market Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3N9300m
Cambridge Suites Hotel HalifaxClick here1583 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3P5400m
Moxy Halifax DowntownClick here5417 Cogswell Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1R1400m
Residence Inn by Marriott DowntownClick here1599 Grafton Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2C3450m
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront HotelClick here1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3J5450m
Hotel Halifax Scotia SquareClick here1990 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1P2600m
Muir HalifaxClick here1709 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S5650m
Four Points by Sheraton HalifaxClick here1496 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3Z1850m
Courtyard by Marriott HalifaxClick here5120 Salter Street, Halifax, NS B3J 0A1850m
The Westin Nova ScotianClick here1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3H 2P61.4 km

HOTELS IN GREATER HALIFAX AREA (DARMOUTH, BAYERS LAKE, BEDFORD)

HotelWebsiteAddressLocationDistance from Scotiabank Centre (in kms)
DoubleTree by Hilton Halifax DartmouthClick here101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, NS B3A 1L9Dartmouth3.4 km
Comfort Inn DartmouthClick here456 Windmill Road, Dartmouth, NS B3A 1J7Dartmouth8.3 km
Courtyard by Marriott Halifax DartmouthClick here35 Shubie Drive, Dartmouth, NS B3B 0N4Dartmouth9.6 km
Residence Inn by Marriott Halifax Dartmouth CrossingClick here35 Shubie Drive, Dartmouth, NS B3B 0N4Dartmouth9.6 km
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Halifax – Dartmouth CrossingClick here65 Cromarty Drive, Dartmouth, NS B3B 0G2Dartmouth10 km
Best Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel & SuitesClick here15 Spectacle Lake Drive, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1X7Dartmouth11.0 km
Delta Hotels by Marriott DartmouthClick here240 Brownlow Avenue, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1X6Dartmouth11.3 km
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax – DartmouthClick here335 John Savage Avenue, Dartmouth, NS B3B 0J3Dartmouth11.3 km
Halifax Tower Hotel & Conference CentreClick here15 Lakelands Boulevard, Halifax, NS B3S 1G4Bayers Lake8.5 km
Comfort Hotel Bayer’s LakeClick here88 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS B3S 1A2Bayers Lake8.6 km
Future Inns Halifax Hotel & Conference CentreClick here30 Fairfax Drive, Halifax, NS B3S 1P1Bayers Lake10.2 km
Chateau Bedford Hotel & SuitesClick here133 Kearney Lake Road, Halifax, NS B3M 4P3Bedford11.5 km
Coastal Inn HalifaxClick here98 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax, NS B3S 1A2Bayers Lake8.7 km
Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake HotelClick here250 Saint Margaret’s Bay Road, Halifax, NS B3N 1J4St. Margaret’s Bay Road4.3 km
Holiday Inn Express & SuitesClick here980 Parkland Drive, Halifax, NS B3M 4Y7Clayton Park11.5 km

GOOGLE MAP OF HALIFAX AREA HOTELS IN RELATION TO SCOTIABANK CENTRE

Hotels are indicated in yellow; the Scotiabank Centre is indicated in orange.

Halifax is a city brimming with culture, history, and hidden gems. Here are a few other can’t-miss points of interest while you’re in town!

MUSEUMS NEARBY:

MuseumWebsiteAddressDistance from Scotiabank Centre (in kms)For travelers interested in…
Maritime Museum of the AtlanticClick here1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S3800mThe maritime history of Nova Scotia; Titanic, Halifax Explosion, military history
Museum of Natural HistoryClick here1747 Summer Street, Halifax, NS B3H 3A61.2kmNatural sciences and natural artifacts as they pertain to Nova Scotia
Art Gallery of Nova ScotiaClick here1723 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1V9450mArt aficionados, Nova Scotia’s artistic history, unique gallery experiences
Discovery CentreClick here1215 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3S81.3kmScience-lovers, tech-savvy people, families, young people, people in STEM
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21Click here1055 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS B3H 4P71.9kmHistory, Immigration to Canada, Military
Naval Museum of HalifaxClick here2729 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS B3K 5X52.2kmNaval buffs, military historians, maritime historians
Army Museum Halifax Citadel (atop Citadel Hill)Click hereCavalier Building, 5425 Sackville Street 2nd Floor, Halifax, NS B3J 3Y3700mMilitary historians, Atlantic Canadian military buffs
Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame (inside the Scotiabank Centre venue)Click here1800 Argyle Street #416, Halifax, NS B3J 2V926mSports buffs, athletes, anyone who wants to see Sidney Crosby’s collection
CSS Acadia (at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic)Click here1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S3700mMilitary and naval historians
HMCS Sackville (at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic)Click here1675 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S3700mMilitary and naval historians
Shearwater Aviation Museum (located on CFB Shearwater)Click here34 Bonaventure Street, Shearwater, NS B0J 3A011.4kmAviation buffs, military historians
Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum (near Halifax Stanfield International Airport)Click here20 Sky Boulevard, Enfield, NS B2T 1K331.4kmAviation buffs, Atlantic Canadian historians
Africville MuseumClick here5795 Africville Road, Halifax, NS B3K 2R94.9kmNova Scotians, history buffs
Black Cultural Centre for Nova ScotiaClick here10 Cherry Brook Road, Cherry Brook, NS B2Z 1A813.5kmNova Scotians, Black Canadians, historians and cultural enthusiasts

ATTRACTIONS NEARBY:

AttractionWebsiteAddressDistance from Scotiabank Centre (in kms)For travelers interested in seeing…
Halifax Public GardensClick hereSpring Garden Road & Summer Street1.1kmA Victorian Garden in the heart of Downtown Halifax
Peggy’s Cove LighthouseClick here72 Peggys Point Road, Peggys Cove, NS B3Z 3S244.1kmAn iconic lighthouse in a charming Nova Scotian town on the outskirts of Halifax
Government HouseClick here1451 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1Z2850mThe home of King Charles III’s official representative in Nova Scotia
Province HouseClick here1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2Y3450mThe home of government in Nova Scotia
Halifax Citadel National Historic SiteClick here5425 Sackville Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3Y3Walking distance from Scotiabank Centre; driving entrance is 1.3km awayThe fortification of Halifax that has stood since the city’s founding in 1749
York Redoubt National Historic SiteClick here300 Fergusons Cove Road, Fergusons Cove, NS B3V 1G312.5kmA bluff dating back to 1793 that oversees the entrance to Halifax Harbour
Fisherman’s Cove (Eastern Passage)Click here4 Government Wharf Road, Eastern Passage, NS B3G 1M713.9kmA quaint little fishing village with shops and attractions dotting the coastline
Hydrostone DistrictClick hereYoung Street, Halifax, NS (between Isleville and Gottingen Streets)2.8kmA tree-lined boulevard vaguely European in design with charming shops and restaurants
Historic PropertiesClick here1869 Upper Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S7350mA charming shopping and dining district along the Halifax Waterfront with a unique East Coast spin
Halifax WaterfrontClick hereAlong Upper Water Street, Halifax, NS500mAn unrivalled view of the Halifax Harbour awaits you, with local shops and restaurants lining the way!
Point Pleasant ParkClick here5530 Point Pleasant Dr, Halifax, NS B3H 1B53.2kmA mostly-forested park at the southern tip of Halifax peninsula with walking trails, historic sites, and more!
Georges Island National Historic SiteClick hereIn the Halifax Harbour (accessible by boat in summer months)1.7kmA unique island experience right in Downtown Halifax! Tours open during summer months

RESTAURANTS NEARBY:

Halifax has unrivalled culinary experiences, but here are several acclaimed restaurants located near the Scotiabank Centre to ensure you make the show on time!

RestaurantWebsiteAddressDistance from Scotiabank Centre (in kms)Cuisine
2 Doors DownClick here1533 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1Z4700mModern
The Five FishermenClick here1740 Argyle Street,
Halifax, NS B3J 2W1
16mSeafood
Antojo Tacos + TequilaClick here1667 Argyle Street,
Halifax, NS B3J 2B5
170mMexican
Bar SofiaClick here1709 Lower Water Street #104, Halifax, NS B3J 1S5700mLatin American
Bâton Rouge Grillhouse & BarClick here1877 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1W51.1kmSteakhouse
Bluenose IIClick here1824 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1W4290mSeafood and Steakhouse
Boston PizzaClick here1858 Granville Street, Halifax, NS B3J 0A2450mPizza
Canvas Resto Lounge (inside Cambridge Suites Hotel Halifax)Click here1583 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2G1400mCasual fine dining
Cut SteakhouseClick here5120 Salter Street, Halifax, NS B3J 0A1650mSteakhouse
Durty Nelly’s Irish PubClick here1645 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2B5220mIrish pub fare
Freeman’s Little New YorkClick here1726 Grafton Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3P978mPizza and pub fare
Gahan House Nova CentreClick here5239 Sackville Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3Y3450mPub fare and brewery
Midtown-Boomers Tavern & LoungeClick here1744 Grafton Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3P940mPub fare
Orso Pub & GrillClick here1859 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2G840mPub fare
PMQ RestaurantClick here1537 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1Z4450mGerman-inspired
The Auction HouseClick here1726 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2B331mModern
The Old Triangle Irish AlehouseClick here5136 Prince Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1L4600mIrish pub fare
The Waterfront WarehouseClick here1549 Lower Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S21.1kmSeafood

For a full list of restaurants in Halifax, check out these links:

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