HALIFAX, NS--(Marketwired - Oct 10, 2013) - The magnificent colors of autumn are the perfect backdrop for a weekend escape or fall vacation and when combined with gracious accommodations in Halifax, the sights and sounds of Nova Scotia are ideal for a fall getaway.

Late September and October bring a magical display of fall foliage to Nova Scotia as the greenery of summer fades into striking red and orange maples and brilliant gold birch trees complemented by subtle yellow salt marshes and tawny brown chestnuts all filling the province with vivid colors and breathtaking vistas. Welcoming travelers with spacious hotel guest rooms in the heart of Halifax, the newly renovated Residence Inn Halifax Downtown provides Nova Scotia travelers with comfortable studio, one- and two-bedroom suites and access to a rooftop patio boasting spectacular waterfront views of Halifax Harbour.

Situated in the city's downtown near fine restaurants, historic sites and prime entertainment, guests of this premier choice among hotels in downtown Halifax find themselves within walking distance of the region's largest professional stage, Fountain Hall, located inside the impressive Neptune Theatre. Featuring a playbill of world-class productions, the theatre's season gears up in mid-September continuing with performances into the summer to the delight of all ages. Celebrating its 51st season, the Neptune Theatre provides a wide spectrum of theatrical experiences including musicals, world and Canadian premieres, dramas and popular comedies. The 2013-14 season line up opens with William Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" - Sept. 17 through Oct. 13, followed by the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Play, "RED" - Oct. 22 through Nov. 10 and concludes 2013 with "A Christmas Carol," one of the holiday season's favorite time-honored classics, Nov. 26 through Dec. 31.

Conveniently situated among a host of fine restaurants, guests of the Residence Inn can easily design a refreshing reprieve that includes food and entertainment to meet their liking and experience the rejuvenating sights and sounds of the nearby harbour and the crisp autumn air that surrounds this vibrant harbour metropolis.

About the Residence Inn Halifax Downtown

The Residence Inn Halifax Downtown's proximity to both business and leisure destinations such as the World Trade and Convention Centre, Metro Centre and Citadel Hill make the hotel's spacious suites a refreshing choice for those seeking home-like comforts while traveling. Each suite includes a full-size kitchen along with living and dining areas, Plug-in technology, cable/satellite service and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Guests are pampered with a free hot buffet breakfast served daily in the Hearth Room, weekday social hours, grocery shopping service and 24-hour access to a well-equipped fitness centre. Pet friendly, the hotel offers exceptional service and well-appointed accommodations so travelers can relax comfortably and enjoy a remarkable hotel experience.

Contact Information:

Residence Inn Halifax Downtown
1599 Grafton Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C3 Canada