FMCS 2008
Accommodation Choices

We recommend that FMCS participants and their guests stay at King's College residences, where we have reserved a block of rooms.

All prices quoted here are in Canadian Dollars. $1 CAN = $0.98 US = €0.62 Euro = £0.49 GBP approximately (March 2008).

University Residences:

Alexandra Hall, University of King's College. Address: 6350 Coburg Road. Phone: 902-422-1271 ext 106. We have reserved a block of rooms. $37.37 single, $56.04 double. Website. Reservation form.


Lord Nelson Hotel. Address: 1515 South Park Street. Phone: 800-565-2020. This hotel has a corporate rate for Dalhousie University; be sure to mention you are visiting Dalhousie when booking. Very nice rooms, recently renovated. Website:

Waverley Inn. Address: 1266 Barrington Street. Phone 800-565-9346. Charming, Oscar Wilde stayed here. Website:

Bed & Breakfast:

I have no personal experience with Halifax Bed & Breakfasts. Here is a listing that I found on the internet: Halifax Bed & Breakfasts at

The Verandah Bed & Breakfast. Address: Edward Street. Phone 902-494-9500. Five minutes walking to Math Building. Recommended by Dorette. Website:

Youth Hostels:

This website lists three of them: Halifax Youth Hostels.

Last updated: March 28, 2008 by Peter Selinger