Niagara Falls is a city on the Niagara River, in New York State. It’s known for the vast Niagara Falls, which straddle the Canadian border. In Niagara Falls State Park, the Observation Tower, at Prospect Point, juts out over Niagara Gorge for a view of all 3 waterfalls. Trails from the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center lead to other viewpoints. The Aquarium of Niagara is home to Humboldt penguins, seals and sea lions.
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The 11 Best Niagara Falls Hotels
Let’s face it, Niagara Falls Ontario Canada has a superior view of Niagara Falls over Niagara Falls New York USA. Niagara Falls New York does not have any hotels which offer any type of view of the Falls. If you want to stay at a hotel with a view of the Falls it has to be on the Canadian side of the border.
One common misconception about Niagara Falls is that it is one large waterfall. The truth is, it is made up of three waterfalls: Bridal Veil Falls on the U.S. side, Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side, and American Falls on the U.S. side. Bridal Veil Falls is named for its appearance, as its gushing cascades appear similar to a bride’s white veil.
Niagara-on-the-Lake is a town in southern Ontario. It sits on the shores of Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Niagara River. It's known for its wineries and the summer Shaw Festival, a series of theatre productions. The flower-filled, tree-lined old town features 19th-century buildings, mainly along Queen Street.
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Overlooking the waterfalls of Niagara Falls, this functional, high-rise hotel is an 8-minute walk from Fallsview Casino Resort.
Unfussy, airy 1-bedroom suites come with kitchenettes, coffeemakers, and WiFi (fee), as well as flat-screen TVs and pull-out sofas. Some add whirlpool tubs, fireplaces and/or waterfall views.
Cooked breakfast is free, as are evening receptions with light appetizers and drinks. A steakhouse/bar features floor-to-ceiling windows and waterfall views. There’s also a casual restaurant in the atrium lobby. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, an arcade and a fitness room, plus a business center and event space.
Connected to Fallsview Casino Resort by an indoor glass walkway, this polished high-rise hotel is 8 minutes' walk from the Skylon Tower and 1 km from Niagara Falls.
The contemporary rooms feature Wi-Fi (fee), flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms have pull-out sofas and whirlpool tubs. Suites add separate living areas and mini-fridges; upgraded suites have fireplaces.
There's a rooftop restaurant/lounge with falls views, as well as a steakhouse, an Italian eatery, a trendy bar and a cafe. Other amenities include a business center and 50,000 sq ft of meeting space, plus parking and a local shuttle (both for a fee).
Overlooking Niagara Falls and linked by a skywalk to the Niagara Falls Casino, this upscale, high-rise hotel is also a 14-minute walk from Skylon Tower.
Airy rooms have river or fall views, flat-screen TVs, and coffeemakers. WiFi is available (fee). Upgraded rooms feature fireplaces and/or whirlpool tubs, while suites add separate living areas with sofa beds. Club rooms have access to a lounge with free continental breakfast and evening appetizers.
There's a falls-view, fine-dining restaurant, 2 bars, and a coffee shop. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a gym and a high-end spa.
It's all about location in New York City and the New York Marriott Marquis places you at the center of it all. Across the street from Times Square and surrounded by theaters.