Accommodation for Newcomers in Halifax

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Immigration Accommodation in Halifax Canada

As a new immigrant arriving in Halifax one of the first tasks is to find short term and long-term accommodation in Halifax for you and your family.

Your first accommodation on arriving in Halifax may be temporary. This is ok, and is the route that most new migration arrivals in Halifax take. Some individuals opt of a good hostel or Serviced Accommodation in Halifax, while some are lucky enough to be able to stay with family or friends in the area.

Most new arrivals take a short-term rental while they look for something long term. As with any city, it’s always easier to find someplace new to live once you are already there and Halifax is no different.

Accommodation for newcomers in Halifax Canada guide

You’ve been through the stress and emotional roller coaster involved with securing a visa for Canada and you’ve chosen Halifax as your destination. It’s a charming place with plenty or heritage. Halifax is well known to be extremely welcoming to new migrants.

Finding Immigration Accommodation for Newcomers in Halifax Canada

Most searches begin with a search engine. Local papers in Halifax may well be online and of course, listing sites such as Craigslist and Rentfaster Halifax can be of great help.

What is the cost of short term accommodation in Halifax

The cost of short-term newcomer serviced accommodation in Halifax varies greatly depending on requirements and neighborhoods.

Lots of new arrivals to Halifax use Book Direct and Save to give them an indication of short term rental process in Halifax and also the option to book with confidence and security.

Many newcomers arriving in Halifax choose to stay in Serviced Apartments, with Land and Houses being the premiere provider of Serviced Apartments and Long Term Serviced Accommodation in Halifax.

Rental accommodation in Halifax for newcomers

One you decide to rent an apartment or house there are certain things specific to Canada to keep in mind. For example, make sure to agree who pays for utilities, and who is responsible for removing snow!

Property owners and landlords will usually require payslips or proof of income, bank statements and occasionally they may require references from previous landlords although lots of new immigrants to Halifax were homeowners in their previous country. Sometimes it does help to already have secured employment in the greater Halifax area.

All renters in Halifax have rights, so you need to familiarize yourself with those rights before you sign any agreement. Thankfully there are a number of Organizations set up in Halifax to help. These are called Newcomer services and a list of these can be found here: newcomer service

Newcomer subletting in Halifax Canada

Sometimes when a renter leaves for a few months they will sublet their accommodation. Quite often they leave some furnishings behind and for some newcomers to Halifax this can be an ideal option, especially if you’ve yet to buy furniture or if your shipment is delayed.

 

Newcomer Immigration Accommodation in Halifax

Newcomer Immigration Accommodation in Halifax Canada

Hotels for Newcomers in Halifax Canada

Business Name Rating Categories Phone Number Address
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront HotelHalifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
38 reviews
Hotels +19024211700 1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3J5, Canada
The Prince George HotelThe Prince George Hotel
40 reviews
Hotels +19024256066 1725 Market St, Halifax, NS B3J 3N9, Canada
Best Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel & SuitesBest Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel & Suites
5 reviews
Hotels +19024632000 15 Spectacle Lake Drive, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1X7, Canada
Atlantica Hotel HalifaxAtlantica Hotel Halifax
43 reviews
Hotels +19024231161 1980 Robie St, Halifax, NS B3H 3G5, Canada
Future Inns HalifaxFuture Inns Halifax
5 reviews
Hotels +19024434333 30 Fairfax Drive, Halifax, NS B3S 1P1, Canada
Waverley InnWaverley Inn
14 reviews
Hotels +19024239346 1266 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1Y5, Canada
Homewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, CanadaHomewood Suites by Hilton Halifax-Downtown, Nova Scotia, Canada
11 reviews
Hotels +19024296620 1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2G7, Canada
Residence Inn Halifax DowntownResidence Inn Halifax Downtown
9 reviews
Hotels +19024220493 1599 Grafton St, Halifax, NS B3J 2C3, Canada
Courtyard by Marriott Halifax DowntownCourtyard by Marriott Halifax Downtown
24 reviews
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The Hollis Halifax – a DoubleTree Suites by Hilton HotelThe Hollis Halifax - a DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel
35 reviews
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