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Westin Nova Scotian Weddings

What an amazing setting for a wedding. Not only is it centrally located near Point Pleasant Park and the waterfront - two of our favourite places to shoot, it’s gorgeous inside!

Jeff and his team make everyone, including us, feel like family every time we are at the Westin Nova Scotian.

— Alex MacAulay

Halifax Wedding Couple Outside The Westin Nova ScotianBeautiful evening and a great chance to sneak away from the wedding reception.

Located in the southend of Halifax and adjacent to the VIA Rail station, The Westin Nova Scotian offers ceremony, reception and accommodation space for small and large weddings alike. Built in 1930, the hotel has grown and evolved over the years and remains a central landmark in the city. The hotel has had a notable guest list including the Queen and Lady Diana.

Why we love Westin Weddings

  • Location - It's near the Halifax Waterfront, Point Pleasant Park, Pier 21, The Farmers Market and the Via Rail Station - great for your wedding guests and for wedding pictures
  • Jeff Salterio - Jeff is the guy you want in your corner on your wedding day - always thinking 2-3 steps ahead - he's relaxed and professional and you can count on him to make sure your day goes smoothly and you and your guests are well taken care of
  • The Hotel is gorgeous! With two recently renovated ballrooms and beautiful, ornate spaces everywhere you turn - if it happens to rain, there are lots of amazing spaces within the hotel for photos.

Jeff Salterio

Jeff Salterio - your wedding go-to person at the Westin Nova Scotian.

What do you love about weddings?

I love all aspects of weddings but the best thing for me is that I get to take on the role of the go-to person throughout the whole process - for the big things and the small details. That feeling you get when you are watching a couple during their thank you speech, and the happiness and joy they have when they look at each other knowing that when you started the process there were stressful times and now they are so relaxed and happy - it’s pretty special.

Halifax Bride Westin Nova Scotian HallwayOne of the hallways in the Westin - such beautiful light!

What else might couples want to know?

I love the fact that the space we have here at the Westin is naturally beautiful and recently renovated. The guest rooms have gotten a facelift and our new lobby bar and restaurant will be amazing once complete. Having the option of spending less on décor and more on the other aspects of your day go a long way for any venue or couple.


Jeff, We cannot begin to thank you enough for how big of a help you’ve been since the wedding process began. Just scouting the wedding venues, I’ll never forget walking out of the Westin with a huge sigh of relief knowing we had truly made the best decision. You really have made the whole process seamless and we appreciate the guidance and support you’ve provided.”

- Many Thanks, Heidi and Sean


Jeff has been in the wedding industry in various roles for the past 15 years. He’s an avid soccer player and has competed at all levels including National and International tournaments.Jeff Salterio Westin WeddingsJeff Salterio

Wedding Contact: Jeff Salterio




Westin Nova Scotian Wedding One of the Westin's spacious suites - lots of room for getting ready.

Halifax Bride on Westin StaircaseThe main staircase on the way to the ballrooms.