Niagara Falls Hotels and Accommodation
(Niagara Falls, Ontario - ON, Canada)
The city of Niagara Falls may be fairly small, but there are bags of hotels to choose from. Overall, accommodation in the Niagara Falls area is quite reasonably priced and in the peak summer months, hotels quickly fill to capacity. Weekends are also busy times all through the year, along with public holidays.
During the quiet winter months, hotels and chain motels around Niagara Falls tend to provide a number of enticing lodging packages, often including discounts for many local tourist attractions. Of note, the demand for accommodation is greatly affected at the time of the spring festival and its annual Maid of the Mist parade, during the summer music events, and again in November, when the famous Winter Festival of Lights commences.
Where to Stay
Most hotels in the city are only a short distance from the area's main attraction, the Falls of Niagara, and bed and breakfasts usually provide the best value for money. Cheap B&B accommodation is particularly concentrated along the River Road, which connects the main Falls area with the downtown district.
Bed and breakfasts around Niagara Falls are often family run and can provide exceptional value for money. Many B&Bs tend to be located on the city outskirts, close to the surrounding countryside and a host of vineyards. For some of the most pleasant and affordable accommodation in the Niagara Falls area, head to the nearby Niagara on the Lake
village, which is full of historical inns and similar lodging.
Popular with backpackers and budget travelers visiting Niagara Falls, youth hostels are open throughout the year and regularly become fully booked. Reliable hostel accommodation in the city includes the Niagara Falls International Hostel along the Cataract Street, and the Backpackers International Hostel and Inn on Zimmerman Street. Both of these hostels offer large dormitories and private rooms, together with designated kitchen areas, laundry facilities and good connections to public transport.
The city's most desirable hotels are those offering views of the famous Horseshoe Falls, and high-rise accommodation around Clifton Hill can be extremely expensive. Also, along the ridge and standing above the Queen Victoria Park lie many chain hotels and motels, including Days Inn, Quality Inn and Renaissance. Other hotels close to the Falls include Michael's Inn and the inexpensive Clifton Hill Travelodge.
If you are looking for luxury accommodation in Niagara Falls, then several four-star hotels really do stand out. On the Fallsview Boulevard alone you will find innumerable upmarket hotels such as the DoubleTree Fallsview by Hilton, the Embassy Suites, the Fallsview Plaza Hotel, the Marriott Fallsview and the Sheraton Conference Center, all of which are particularly close to the Horseshoe Falls, and a mere walk away from attractions such as the museums in Clifton Hill, the Fallsview Casino and the Skylon Tower.