Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites
1515 South Park Street, Halifax
902-423-6331 or 1-800-565-2020
- Lord Nelson Hotel is EAC’s official conference hotel; conference sessions, pre-conference workshops, welcome reception and banquet will be held there.
- EAC has reserved a block of guest rooms at special rates valid until Tuesday, April 13, 2013.
- To reserve your room by phone, call 902-423-5130 or 1-800-565-2020 and quote room code Editors’ Association of Canada.
- To reserve your room online, use this link.
Petite room $119 per night (one double bed)
Classic room $159 per night (two double beds or one queen bed)
Premiere rooms $189 per night (king bed, separate living area, kitchenette, guest bathrobes)
- Room prices are for single or double occupancy; if more than two people are sharing a room, each additional adult is an extra $20. Room prices do not include taxes.
- Standard amenities in all rooms include flat screen TV, free wifi, complimentary coffee service, and Aveda spa products.
- The hotel’s fitness centre includes elliptical trainer, treadmills, recumbent bike, weight machine and free weights. Hotel guests also have a free pass to the nearby YMCA (1565 South Park Street).
Welcome letter from the Lord Nelson Hotel (pdf)
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The following hotels are located within 10 to 15 minutes' walking distance of the conference venue.
Cambridge Suites Hotel
1583 Brunswick Street
1875 Barrington Street
Four Points by Sheraton Halifax
1496 Hollis Street
5184 Morris Street
Prince George Hotel
1725 Market Street
Reservations 1-800-565-1567; Reservations Direct 902-425-1986
Special rate for EAC conference: $219.00 deluxe (standard) room; use booking code Editors’ Association of Canada
- Historic luxury hotel
- Keurig coffee maker with complimentary coffee and tea in-room
- Free wifi in guest suites and throughout hotel
- Fitness centre with pool, whirlpool, sauna
Radisson Suites Hotel
1649 Hollis Street
Residence Inn by Marriott
1599 Grafton Street
Inns and B&Bs
The following smaller accommodations are located within 15 to 20 minutes' walking distance of the conference venue.
Fresh Start Bed & Breakfast
2720 Gottingen Street
Garden South Park Inn
1263 South Park Street
Halifax Waverley Inn
1266 Barrington Street
The Verandah B&B
1394 Edward Street
For the budget-conscious, the following residences are located within 30 minutes' walking distance of the conference venue.
Dalhousie University, Gerard Hall
5303 Morris Street
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Front Desk: (902) 494-1481
Single room (one single bed): $48.50/night (discounts for seniors over 60)
Double room (two single beds): $75.00/night (discounts for seniors over 60)
- Student residence with basic rooms and shared co-ed washrooms
- All rooms have high-speed Internet, local telephone, and cable TV access
- East-facing rooms (4th floor and up) have view of Halifax Harbour
Saint Mary’s University
5865 Gorsebrook Avenue
University of King’s College
Halifax also has many more hotels, inns and B&Bs that are not listed here. Visit Destination Halifax and Discover Nova Scotia to check them out.