Discover our full service Halifax hotel, offering the perfect lakeside retreat; ideal for your conference, wedding, business and leisure travel.

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake takes great pride in offering attentive customer care to each and every guest. We offer a total of 141 newly renovated guestrooms including 8 suites. Relax in our on-site restaurant and bar, The Lakeside Bar & Grill offering a seasonal patio overlooking Chocolate Lake.

Each newly renovated (2021) stylish and spaciously appointed guestroom features FREE  hot breakfast buffet, parking and WIFI. Enhanced amenities include indoor pool*, 24hr fitness facility* and business center, token operated games arcade and coin operated guest laundry facility.

*Beginning January 3rd 2024,the pool will be closed on Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 4:00 pm -8:15 pm.

    • Our pool will remain open regular hours weekly on Tuesday’s and from Thursday to Sunday each week.


Chocolate Lake is located in the community of Armdale, Nova Scotia, within the city of Halifax. It is situated in a beautiful, forested neighborhood surrounded by  private homes.  The nearby city-operated beach park is a popular family swimming spot in the summertime. It takes its name from a chocolate factory that, for a short time in the early 1900’s, operated on the shore of the lake. The Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake opened in October 2008.

The Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake  has taken significant steps to help protect the environment. Our operation have implemented sound environmental programs, best management practices and extensive staff training, to help us reduce our environmental impact. In key areas including water and energy conservation, solid waste management and with an overall reduction in consumption, we strive to continuously improve our environmental performance.

We Love Pets!

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake is a Certified Premium Pets Can Stay™ Property.

We welcome our four-legged guests as warmly as we welcome our two-legged guests and there is never a fee for pets. Halifax  is a very pet-friendly city with pet-friendly hikes, walking paths, a dog park, and pet-friendly stores and restaurants.