Traveling to the Convention?

Lisa MacIver
Hal-Con's Official Travel Agent Maritime Travel lmaciver@maritimetravel.ca (902) 429-7883 Whether you're coming from the States or New Brunswick, Lisa can help with whatever arrangements you may need. Contact her for flights, hotel and car rentals.

Delta Hotels

Reservation Procedures

All individuals attending Nova Scotia's biggest sci-fi and gaming con are responsible for making their own reservations. Please call 1-800-268-1133 to speak to a reservations agent to assist with your reservation. Please request the Hal-Con Sci-Fi Fantasy Association special rate to receive the special group rate, based on availability of the Delta Hotels guest rooms. You may also book your reservation online at the website linked below.

Rates available for dates: 9/21/2017 - 9/25/2017
The Last day to book is: 8/30/2017
Marriott hotel(s) is offering a special group rate:
* Delta Hotels Halifax for 159.00 CAD per night!
* Delta Hotels Barrington for 159.00 CAD per night!
Book your group rate for Hal-Con 2017!

Parking @ Delta Hotels

The Delta Barrington offers valet parking at a rate of $22/night plus tax.
The Delta Halifax offers self parking at a rate of $22/night plus tax, or valet parking is available at $25/night plus tax.

Barrington  Lobby Lounge Room Restaurant
Halifax  Lobby Room Restaurant  


Residence Inn

Rates available for dates: 9/21/2017 - 9/25/2017
The Last day to book is: 8/10/2017
Marriott hotel(s) is offering a special group rate:
* Residence Inn Halifax Downtown for 169.00 CAD per night!
Book your group rate for Hal-Con Attendee 2017!
Or call to book and ask for the Hal-Con rate: 902-422-0493 or 1-866-422-0493

Lord Nelson

$189/night
Please call to book and ask for the Hal-Con rate: 902-423-6331 or 1-800-565-2020

About the Lord Nelson: Originally built in October 1928, the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites is a beloved Maritime landmark overlooking the 16-acre downtown oasis famously known as the Halifax Public Gardens. The historic elegance and charm has recently been enhanced with a multi-million-dollar lift resulting in a unique blend of heritage meets modern. Enjoy a selection of stylishly-designed rooms and suites that offer a wide range of amenities and services including extended stay options. Magnificent event space and service excellence has made the Lord Nelson the city’s most sought-after venue for conferences, weddings and social events. Experience historic charm artfully enhanced with urbanely elegant touches designed to provide seamless service and a welcoming and comfortable travel experience.
Aerial View Lobby Front Entrance Street View

Hampton Inn

$159/night
Please call to book and ask for the Hal-Con rate: 902-422-1391 or 1-855-331-0334
Logo Buildings

Cambridge Suites

$179/night for a studio, and $239 for a 1 bedroom
Please call to book and ask for the Hal-Con rate: 1-800-565-1236

The Airport

Travelling from Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) to Downtown Halifax.

Taxi
Multiple taxi services are available, average cost is around $55.

Rental
All major rental car agencies have locations at the airport.

Bus
Halifax bus route 320 goes from Halifax Stanfield International Airport to downtown Halifax. The cost is great—only $3.25 per direction, per adult. The bus runs every 30 minutes during peak times, and every hour during off peak hours. Total travel time is approximately 40-50 minutes to get to the airport. For more information on the bus schedule and luggage policy, check it out here.

Downtown Parking

If you have a car and need to find parking downtown, there are lots of options! The city has a total of 700 metered parking spaces (which are free between 6pm and 8am and on weekends and holidays), and also has 3 large indoor parking facilities at MetroPark, Scotia Square and the Casino. Hourly cost for these locations is around $3.00. There are also smaller pay parking lots all throughout the city. Check out this link for more information on parking locations and smart tips!