NSTU Contract Hotel
CONTRACT HOTEL 2023-2025
The contract hotel for all Nova Scotia Teachers Union business up to June 30, 2025 is The Hotel Halifax and the contracted overflow hotel is The Barrington Hotel.
Any guest rooms required at either contracted hotel for NSTU business must be booked through NSTU Central Office.
- Only one room per NSTU Member can be booked per night.
- Only one parking pass per NSTU Member is included.
- The NSTU does not cover the cost of gratuities or incidentals. Members will be asked to provide personal credit card information to the hotel upon arrival for such expenses.
- Inappropriate behaviour or abuse of privileges as a guest of the hotel will not be tolerated.
Locals or RRCs
Any Local or RRC wishing to use the contract or overflow hotel must contact the NSTU Central Office in advance and provide the approximate number of guest rooms and meeting rooms required. The hotels will not be accepting bookings for business purposes directly without prior authorization from the NSTU Central Office.
Once the hotel space availability has been confirmed by the NSTU Central Office, the Locals and RRCs can provide the details of the meeting requirements directly to the hotel.
NSTU Central Office Contact Information:
The following rates will apply for NSTU Member Leisure Accommodations:
The NSTU Leisure Rates effective July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2025 for the Hotel Halifax and Barrington Hotel are as follows:
- $114.00* Leisure rate (Room with 1 Queen bed or 2 Double beds, excludes Harbourview) to include a $15.00 discounted self-parking rate Between January-April.
- $149.00* Leisure rate (Room with 1 Queen bed or 2 Double beds, excludes Harbourview) to include a $15.00 discounted self-parking rate between May-June.
- $169.00* Leisure rate (Room with 1 Queen bed or 2 Double beds, excludes Harbourview) to include a $15.00 discounted self-parking rate between July-September.
- $119.00* Leisure rate (Room with 1 Queen bed or 2 Double beds, excludes Harbourview) to include a $15.00 discounted self-parking rate between October-December.
*The rates quoted above are net non-commissionable and do not include the current 3% Halifax Regional Municipality Marketing Levy nor 15% HST. In high occupancy periods, a multiple night booking may be required.
- Only one room per NSTU Member can be booked per night. Members will be asked to provide proof of NSTU membership upon arrival.
- Only one discounted self-parking rate per NSTU Member is included.
- All reservations require a credit card to guarantee the room. Credit cards will be authorized for $150 upon check-in as a security deposit. Cash is not accepted as a security deposit. Members can opt to use a debit card for the security deposit; however, a refundable $250 debit deposit will be required.
- Inappropriate behaviour or abuse of privileges as a guest of the hotel will not be tolerated and could result in a Member no longer being able to book accommodations at the NSTU Leisure Rate.
To book the NSTU Leisure Rate, please use Corporate Rate Code NSTU23
Leisure Accommodations can be booked by phoning the hotels.
The Hotel Halifax can be reached at:
902-425-6700 or toll free at 1-833-357-8155.
The Barrington Hotel can be reached at:
902-429-7410 or toll free at 1-833-357-8154.
Hotel Discount Program
Click here to access a Hotel Discount Program available to NSTU members. (Login to the page is based on your NSTU web account credentials.)
Exclusive discounts on ALL hotels worldwide may exceed 50%, and average 10-20% below-market.
Save time and money, let us negotiate the very best deals and comparison price for you.
Any hotel, anywhere, anytime.
Located in Truro offers a 15% discount to NSTU members. For more info call 902-893-7100 or 1-866-877-9900.
BEST WESTERN PLUS CHOCOLATE LAKE HOTEL, Halifax Located at 250 St Margarets Bay Road, Halifax, NS B3N 1J4.
Best Western Plus Choclate Lake offers NSTU and RTO members leisure and business preferred rates: The Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel is pleased to offer NSTU/RTO members and employees a 15% discount on our rack rate for 2023, valid until December 31st, 2023. Rate includes FREE Breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi. NSTU membership identification is require. NSTU rate is for one room booking per NSTU membership card. Rates based on availability. Some conditions apply. Call us today for more information 902-477-5611 ext 0 or email email@example.com. Visit our website www.chocolatelakehotel.com.Return to table
CAMBRIDGE SUITES, HALIFAX - offers NSTU/RTO members the following rates for 2023:
- January 1 – March 31, starting at $125
- April 1 – Oct 31, starting at $160
- Nov 1 – Dec. 31, starting at $125
Includes FREE continental breakfast and Wi-Fi. Location: 1583 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3P5; Phone: 902-420-0555; Website www.Cambridgesuiteshalifax.com .
We are located in the the heart of Bedford with easy access to downtown, universities, hospitals and the (YHZ) Halifax airport. We have a large variety of rooms offering Jacuzzis and Harbourview rooms. We offer complimentary hot buffet breakfast as well as Indoor heated pool,a fitness center and an On suite Guest Laundry. All our rooms are equipped with fridges and microwaves.
Please dial 902-443-0303 to speak with with one of our friendly staff members to reserve your stay. Based on availability some conditions may apply. Must present ID at Check In. Standard rooms (1 Queen or 2 Double Beds), Harbourview Rooms (2 Queen Beds or 1 King Bed), Harbourview rooms with Patios, and Kitchenettes Suites (Separate bedrooms).
Rates do not include Taxes.
- January 1 – March 31 $109 - $149
- April 1 – June 30 $119 - $159
- July 1 – October 31 $169 - $199
560 Bedford Highway, Halifax
1-800-667-4637 or www.digbypines.ca. Open mid-May to mid-October. Rates starting from $120/night plus 15% tax, low season (May, June, September & October); rates starting from $140/night plus 15% tax, high season (July & August), based on double occupancy, subject to availability, room upgrade fees may apply. Please request the NSTU member rate at time of booking and provide your NSTU card upon check in. Rate is based on leisure travel only and is not applicable to group business.
2750 WEST BAY HIGHWAY, DUNDEE offers NSTU and RTO members and employees a 15% discount on rack rate for the 2023 season, Sunday to Thursday. Black-out dates may apply. May not be combined with any other promotional rates or discounts. Not applicable to group bookings. For more information, visit us at www.capebretonresorts.com.
Located in Canning, just outside Wolfville in the Annapolis Valley, the Farmhouse Inn offers an additional 15% off winter rates to NSTU members. The discount will apply from November to April each year, excluding packages, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s weekend and special events weekends. Visit www.farmhouseinn.ns.ca.
The Four Points by Sheraton Halifax is pleased to offer all NSTU members discounted rates for leisure travel. Four Points Halifax Hotel & Conference Center, 1496 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3Z1
15% OFF. Rates are for single/double occupancy in our standard rooms and include high speed internet access/WIFI and local calls.
Please follow the link below to book your discounted NSTU leisure rate: Book your corporate rate for Nova Scotia Teacher’s Union OR visit Marriott.com and use Special Corporate rate code YTY
Located at 30 Fairfax Drive, off of Lacewood Drive in the Bayers Lake Shopping District. We are happy to offer discounted rates for current & retired NSTU members starting at $105 for a Traditional Room; Executive Rooms $121; Two Room Suites $145; and Executive Suites $161. The NSTU rates include Free parking, Free local calls & Free high-speed Internet. To book a room, simply call 1-800-565-0700. Based on availability & some conditions apply. Call & speak to one of our friendly staff members for more information.
Elevate your experience in Nova Scotia's bustling capital city with a stay at our newly renovated Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. Situated along the scenic Halifax waterfront, we offer easy access to the shops and restaurants along the boardwalk as well as the Historic Properties. Fuel up for a busy day in downtown Halifax with a cup of Sissiboo Coffee Roaster Ltd coffee at Balancing Rock Coffeehouse, enjoy the harbour views from our seasonal outdoor Stone’s Throw Patio, or join us at Harbourstone Pour House for seasonal dishes sourced from here in Nova Scotia. Additional hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool and a fully-equipped gym. Those in Halifax to host an event can take advantage of our expansive venue spaces, including the largest pillarless hotel ballroom in the city. Thanks to our convenient downtown hotel location, you're perfectly placed to explore Scotiabank Centre, Casino Nova Scotia, Citadel Hill and more
We're looking forward to welcoming you here to the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. 1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, NS, B3J 3J5, for reservations and information call 902-421-1700/1-800-228-9290.
Rates for NSTU Members any day of the week (includes WIFI):
Now – April 29, 2023: $199.00
April 30 – October 29, 2023: $259.00
October 30 – December 31, 2023: $199.00
Conveniently located at 1960 Brunswick Street, in the heart of Halifax, we are pleased to extend a special rate to NSTU/RTO members. The following rates will include complimentary Wi-Fi, hot full buffet, On the Run Breakfast Bags, and the ability to earn Hilton Honours points. NSTU Rates -
Hampton Inn, Downtown Halifax
- January 1 – December 31, 2023- 10% OFF Best Available Rate
- Parking is $25.00
Homewood Suites, Downtown Halifax
- January 1 – December 31, 2023- 10% OFF Best Available Rate
- Parking is $25.00
These rates include a full hot breakfast buffet each morning.
To reserve your guest room or guest suite, use your unique booking code online at www.halifax.hamptoninn.com or www.halifax.homewoodsuites.com. Phone Hampton Inn directly at 1-902-422-1391 or 1-855-331-0337, Homewood Suites directly at 1-902-422-6620 or 1-855-331-0334 and The Hollis at 1-902-429-7233. The above is subject to availability and blackout dates. Use code: 0002711546
We are also pleased to provide free parking, complimentary beverage at check in, complimentary bottled water in guest room,free wifi, free local phone calls and free 24-hour coffee & tea service and a free hot breakfast buffet, along with use of our fitness centre, mineral pool and 90’ waterslide. Conveniently located adjacent to the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre and connected via pedway to Kiju’s restaurant, the hotel is minutes from downtown, Mayflower Mall, CBU, CB Regional Hospital and much more. 60 Maillard Street, Sydney, NS B1S 3W3. Check us out on tripadvisor or visit us on facebook . Call 1-855-564-8282 for reservations. NSTU ID is required.
Holiday Inn Express is offering a corporate rate to NSTU travelers: Single or Double Standard Room
10% OFF Best Available Rate.
Corporate ID: 900 300 442; Booking Link: NSTU
Fully renovated guestrooms providing fresh, contemporary space with comfort, complimentary Wifi and electrical & USB charging stations throughout the room, Refreshment Zone featuring mini-fridge, microwave & Keurig Brewers, complimentary Express Breakfast Bar Buffet, complimentary parking and 24-hour coffee/tea & daily newspaper, Fitness Room featuring top of the line fitness equipment and heated indoor swimming pool & hot tub.
For reservations call 902-444-6700 or online at https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress.
368 SHORE ROAD, BADDECK offers NSTU and RTO members and employees leisure and business preferred rates throughout 2023 (traditional rooms only). 15% DISCOUNT on our traditional rooms during our season of 2023. During the off season, October 20 to May 15 we have a low season rate offered and we do not offer discounts for the already discounted rate. If booking through the winter we do have a lower rate offered. Please ask when making your reservation. May not be combined with any other promotional rates or discounts. Not applicable to group bookings. For reservations please contact us at: 1-800-565-5660, option 1. www.inveraryresort.com
1-800-565-0444 or www.kelticlodge.ca. Open mid-May to mid-October, based on double occupancy, subject to availability. Please request the NSTU member rate at time of booking and provide your NSTU card upon checkin. Rate is based on leisure travel only, room upgrade fees may apply and is not applicable to group business.
The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites is pleased to offer NSTU members a special discount of 18% off the Best Available Rate . Rates are subject to change without notice. Blackout dates may apply. Please present proof of membership at time of check-in. .
*Added Bonus all stays until the end of April – receive complimentary breakfast to go!
THE PRINCE GEORGE HOTEL is a luxury hotel—completely renovated from top to bottom—located in the centre of downtown Halifax. The NSTU/RTO rate for 2022 for the Deluxe Guestrooms:
- January 1-March 31, 2023 $130.00
- April 1-October 31, 2023 $179.00
- November-December 31, 2023 $130.00
Includes local phone calls & free Wi-Fi. Check us out for business or pleasure. Conference delegates will be in a perfect location to explore the city. Also connected to the Downtown Link indoor pedway provides many options for shopping, entertainment, dining and accessing the Halifax waterfront without going outdoors. The Prince George Hotel is located at 1725 Market Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3N9; General Enquiries: 902-425-1986 / Make a Booking: toll-free 1-800-565-1567 or direct 902-425-6066; www.princegeorgehotel.com.
Offers NSTU/RTO members the following rates for 2023:
Rates based on standard and One-bedroom Suites
January 1-December 30, 2023 $140.00
Includes Wi-Fi and free parking. You can now access the special rates for NSTU members when making online reservations at Simon Hotel Sydney.
Offers NSTU members a Special Rate of $115/night from October to June, $125/night from July to September. Includes breakfast, Wi-Fi, indoor pool, fitness centre, BBQ, guest laundry and free parking. Rates are net non-commissionable and subject to all applicable taxes and fees including 2.5% sustainability levy and are subject to change without notice. Rates are subject to availability, some restrictions apply. Negotiated rate does not apply to group blocks of 10 or more rooms and cannot be combined with any other offers. Located at 480 Kings Road, Sydney, NS B1S 1A8; Phone 902-539-6750.
Offers NSTU members a 10% discount. Located at 1266 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1Y5; Phone 902-423-9346/1-800-565-9346; website www.waverleyinn.com
The discounted leisure travel rates for NSTU members include high-speed Internet access, local calls, free parking and are based on single/ double occupancy. We are pleased to offer the following rates for 2023:
- March 1 to April 30, 2023 - $129.00 Traditional Queen / $139.00 Traditional Double (2 double beds)
- From May 1 to October 31, 2023 - $189.00 Traditional Queen / $214.00 Traditional Double (2 double beds)
- November 1 to December 30, 2023 - $129.00 Traditional Queen / $139.00 Traditional Double (2 double beds)
Rates are based on availability
For comparison, our published rack rates are $359 high season and $269 low season.
Contact the Westin at 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3H 2P6; toll free 1-888-627-8553 and mention rate code NSTU to make your reservation or select this link: MARRIOTT to book directly online. Based on availability.