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Our Favorite ALTernative Hotel Brand Sets Up Shop in Halifax

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  Site Where: 40 Silver Dart Drive , Enfield (Halifax), Nova Scotia, Canada, B2T 1K2
June 13, 2013 at 10:01 AM | by | ()

We mentioned last year that ALT Hotels, baby sister brand of the chic Le Germain Hotels, was planning a Canada-wide expansion. They started in Québec City, then Montréal's Quartier Dix30, at Toronto's Pearson International Airport and now? Halifax.

The 169-room ALT Hotel opened at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Monday and is the fourth ALT in Canada. The hotels combine good design and stylish interiors with a “no-frills found here” concept that works.

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The Great Canadian Hotel Bar Hop: Roy’s Lounge at The Westin Nova Scotian

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  Site Where: 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 2P6
September 27, 2012 at 6:48 PM | by | ()

This is not so much a bar hop as a bar marathon that runs (get it?) the entire length of Canada. If you have the stamina, so do we.

Halifax, Nova Scotia is a seafaring harbor city, home to salty sailors of yore and local brew pubs, and its dark ocean waters are the final resting place of the Titanic.

It's also home to Roy’s Lounge in The Westin Nova Scotian. This classic lounge was originally called the Griffin Lounge back in 1963, when bartender Roy first started out there. Now, fifty years later, he can still be found here shaking or stirring his famous martini. And get this -- earlier this year The Westin Nova Scotian re-named the lounge after him.

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