Attending from Out of Town

The Saint Mary’s University campus is in the heart of south-end Halifax, just a 5-minute drive from downtown and the waterfront, and a few minutes walk from Point Pleasant Park.

If you are new to Halifax, find details below on where to stay, where to eat, and how to get here.

Where to Stay

We have negotiated special rates at these downtown hotels. Please quote the preferred customer code when you book.

Cambridge Suites Halifax, 1583 Brunswick Street, Halifax
Reservations:  1.800.565.1263 or 902.420.0555
Preferred customer code:  SMUEXEC

The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites, 1515 South Park Street, Halifax
Reservations:  1.800.565.2020 or 902.423.6331
Preferred customer code:  SMU338

The Prince George Hotel, 1725 Market Street, Halifax
Reservations:  1.800.565.1567 or 902.425.1986
Preferred customer code:  SMUEXECPG

Atlantica Hotel Halifax, 1980 Robie Street, Halifax
Reservations:  1.888.810.7288 or 902.423.1161
Preferred customer code: ask for the University Preferred Rates

Here's where these hotels are in proximity to the University. 

For other options, search accommodations on Discover Halifax. There are dozens of hotels in downtown Halifax to suit your needs.

Where to Eat

While your meals are included in the cost, you’ll probably want to take advantage of some of the amazing restaurants and local culinary delights in Halifax, such as lobster and donairs. 

Learn more about where to eat in Halifax

There are also a number of on-campus food options at Saint Mary’s.

Getting to Campus         

Whether you are arriving by car or plane, find information on getting to the SMU campus.

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“Halifax is a great city and I loved being in the university environment to learn. It’s a beautiful campus and it was important to be away from the day-to-day."

- Mary Weimer, COO Hillberg & Berk