Great shopping, great selection – all just minutes away.
The Château Bedford is within five minutes of two of the region’s largest shopping districts. Bayers Lake Business Park is a commercial area with 200 shops and services including Walmart, Home Depot, Costco, Staples, Chapters, and Kent Building Supplies.
Also close-by is the Halifax Shopping Centre and Annex, one of the province’s largest, with over 170 shops and services. The mall has ample free parking, including enclosed lots. Anchor stores include Sears, Wal-Mart, Hudson’s Bay Company, Sport Chek and Winners, all easy to find from the hotel.
Shopping in downtown Halifax, offers a leisurely experience as shops and services intermingle with cafes, restaurants and watering-holes. Restaurants, shops, and boutiques line the historic waterfront, and offer everything from traditional artisanal products, chic and up-market fashion and traditional pillars of the Nova Scotian shopping scene.
The largest city in Atlantic Canada, Halifax is a city bustling with creativity and warmth.
So much to do Halifax makes it an all-seasons destination.
Lively Summers: Summers in Halifax are vibrant and warm. With six universities, many beautiful parks, cafes, unique dining locations, local artists, and major attractions like Casino Nova Scotia, provincial museums, Halifax Citadel and historic properties – you won’t run out of interesting things to do. Our hotel offers some of the closest accommodations to Peggy’s Cove, Crystal Crescent Beach, Exhibition Park, Atlantic Playland and other popular attractions.
Gorgeous Falls: The many tree-lined streets of Halifax make the city a beautiful and colourful fall destination. Getting ready for back to school, or getting a start on your holiday shopping, our hotel’s proximity to shopping will make any fall trip fun, regardless of the weather outside. Nearby venues include Scotiabank Centre, Halifax Forum, and Exhibition Park which play host to numerous events, including popular concert guests, the Halifax Moosehead’s hockey team and various other sporting events, trade shows, and craft festivals.
Mild Winters: Halifax’s winters are typically mild with just enough snow flakes to bring out the winter charm. A wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities are near-by. Why not take a snowy sleigh ride at Hatfield Farm, take in an IMAX movie or try your luck at Casino Nova Scotia. Only thirty minutes away near Windsor, Nova Scotia is Ski Martock, allowing you to experience some of the best skiing in Nova Scotia while enjoying all the comforts of an urban hotel.
Fresh Springs: Halifax comes alive in Spring – the city’s many trees bring freshness to the air. Perhaps you are travelling to Halifax to attend convocation, or just looking for a fun place to spend March Break or Easter week-end? We are the one-stop hotel for all your traveling needs. Inquire about our promotional packages, including fun events for the kids.