Editor's Top 10 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$109 CAD
Niagara Falls hotel with indoor pool, jacuzzi rooms and southern views of the falls
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Some guests enjoyed excellent fallsviews from their rooms
  • Location was in walking distance of attractions and restaurants
  • Many guests found clean and comfortable rooms
  • Many found the staff to be polite and pleasant
  • Wi-Fi was rated as very good overall
Cons
  • Self-parking and valet parking is $20 per night
  • Resort fee of 4% added to the cost of the stay
  • Some guests were disappointed in their falls view rooms
  • Some guests did not get the room they booked and were treated rudely by staff
  • Several reviewers felt the hotel was older and in need of better cleaning and maintenance
  • Some found the indoor pool small
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Book from ~$255 CAD
Popular Niagara Falls hotel with stunning views of the Canadian falls, day spa & restaurant 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi in the lobby
  • Location perfect for walking to restaurants, shopping and attractions
  • Rooms were very clean and spacious
  • Views were often spectacular, said guests
  • Staff were courteous and efficient said guests
Cons
  • Wi-Fi costs $6.95 or $9.95 for 24 hours for non-Marriott members
  • Valet-only parking is $39 per night
  • Some guests reported dated decor
  • Guests often felt the hotel was expensive and the restaurant overpriced
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Book from ~$164 CAD
Popular Niagara Falls boutique hotel with spectacular falls views, restaurant & valet parking
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rooms were clean with comfortable beds
  • Location was perfect said guests for accessing Falls attractions
  • Staff were friendly, attentive and helpful said guests
  • Guests enjoyed dining at the hotel's restaurant, Marilyn's
  • Views were spectacular, according to guests
Cons
  • Valet parking is $22 per night
  • Some guests felt the rooms were small and lacking in certain amenities
  • Some guests complained about the Wi-Fi signal
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Book from ~$105 CAD
Niagara Falls hotel with indoor pool, falls view rooms, free parking and free hot breakfast
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, newspapers, coffee in lobby
  • Rooms were updated and very clean with comfy beds
  • Location was excellent, walking distance to Falls lookout, restaurants and attractions
  • Wi-Fi was rated as good by reviewers online
  • Free hot breakfast was well liked and generous
  • Good value at this hotel said guests
  • Well maintained pool enjoyed by guests
Cons
  • No elevator in the motel section (but there is one in the 7-storey tower)
  • Some mentioned that the exterior and the public areas (hallways, lobby and breakfast room) could use an update
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Book from ~$203 CAD
Niagara Falls hotel with spectacular views of the falls, indoor pool and restaurant
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in the lobby
  • Guests found clean, spacious rooms with comfortable beds
  • Guests loved the views of the falls from their rooms
  • Some guests liked the quieter location of this hotel
  • Staff were polite, friendly and helpful said guests
  • Guests often enjoyed dining on site
Cons
  • Wi-Fi is $6.95 (regular) or $9.95 (high speed) per day
  • Self-parking is $29 per day and valet is $35 per day
  • Some guests experienced long wait times for the elevator
  • Some guests complained of slightly dated decor
  • Some found the hotel and food service expensive
  • Guests often complainted about the new Marriott room design (in renovated rooms) with no side tables and lamps, drawers, dining tables and desks
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Book from ~$66 CAD
Clean but dated Niagara Falls walk-up budget hotel with outdoor pool but no falls views
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, local calls
  • Rooms clean and comfortable said guests
  • Guests appreciated the low cost of breakfast on site
  • Guests enjoyed the pizza at Zappi's restaurant on site
  • Location well liked, in walking distance of attractions
  • Staff were friendly and quick to solve problems said guests
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Parking is $10 per night, plus tax
  • Some felt the hotel and furnishings were dated
  • Wi-Fi worked in the lobby but was troublesome in the rooms said some guests
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Book from ~$382 CAD
Popular Niagara Falls hotel with stunning fallsviews, indoor pool and free hot breakfast
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi in lobby and in rooms during construction phase, hot breakfast, evening reception
  • Guests typically found the staff helpful and friendly
  • Rooms were clean, spacious and well equipped
  • Location was handy to restaurants, attractions, the falls and the WeGo bus
  • Guests usually liked the free breakfast and free alcoholic beverages
  • The Keg was good and had good prices said guests
Cons
  • Valet parking is $35 and park and ride self-parking is $25 at an off-site lot
  • Some guests complained about hidden charges such a tourism fee and eco fee which guests refused to pay
  • Wi-Fi is typically $9.95 per device
  • Long waits at the front desk, for valet to bring car, for breakfast and the elevator
  • Some thought the hotel was still somewhat dated
  • Guests complained of getting partial fallsview rooms when the picture showed a full unobstructed view
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$192 CAD
Niagara Falls hotel with some great views of the falls plus indoor pool with waterslide
Pros
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable said guests
  • Guests often found the staff pleasant and helpful
  • Location was well liked, in walking distance of attractions and WeGo bus stop, close to Rainbow Bridge
  • Several guests enjoyed dining on site
  • Guests often were happy with the views of the falls from their rooms
Cons
  • Wi-Fi for non-members is $8.85 per day
  • Self-parking is $30, valet is $35 and rooftop is $25 daily
  • Some guests found the hotel expensive with many added fees, including sales tax, tourism fee and eco fee
  • Some found their view disappointing as the casino was also in the foreground
  • Wi-Fi received mediocre ratings in the reviews
  • Some described their rooms and lobby as tired
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Book from ~$140 CAD
Well-liked Niagara Falls hotel with fallsviews, indoor pool, jacuzzi suites and free Wi-Fi
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable said guests
  • Guests liked the location for accessing the falls, shopping, restaurants and casino
  • Wi-Fi was rated as very good by reviewers
  • Some guests were very pleased with great views of the Falls from their rooms
Cons
  • Self-parking is $18 and valet is $25 per day
  • Guests offered mixed reviews of the staff
  • Extra charges an irritant to guests
  • Restaurants were overpriced said guests
  • Some guests missed having a mini-fridge or microwave in their room
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$90 CAD
Highly praised Niagara Falls motel 5 min drive to Clifton Hill with free: parking & Wi-Fi
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi and parking
  • Rooms were very clean, quaint and cozy said guests
  • Guests loved the owners, kind, helpful and accommodating
  • Location was quiet, near restaurants and an easy drive to Falls
  • Good value according to many guests
  • Wi-Fi was excellent according to reviewers online
  • Many found the decor quaint and interesting
Cons
  • Occasionally guests said they could hear traffic sounds from the road
  • Some felt a little inconvenienced by limited front desk hours
  • Some guests found their rooms too warm
  • Some found the rooms a little small and dated

3 Other Hotels Close to Scotiabank Convention Centre

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$79 CAD
Cheap and clean Niagara Falls hotel with swimming pools and balconies but poor Wi-Fi
Pros
  • Free breakfast buffet, free WiFi, and free local calls
  • Most guests felt their rooms were clean and comfortable
  • A number of guests mentioned that the staff were friendly and helpful
  • Many guests were pleased with the location, near the WEGO bus stop, the Falls and attractions
  • Several guests said this hotel was reasonably priced
  • An indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sundeck and hot tub
Cons
  • $12.00 parking surcharge
  • Several guests mentioned their views of the Falls were inadequate
  • A number of guests said the breakfast room was too small to accommodate all the guests
  • Guests reported a lack of Wi-Fi service
  • Some guests reported dated decor
Location
Surrounded by restaurants and a number of other hotels, this Comfort Inn is a 7-minute walk from the convention centre.
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Book from ~$64 CAD
Niagara Falls hotel near Fallsview Casino with minimal service and many complaints
Pros
  • Many guests praised the hotel's friendly and knowledgeable staff
  • The hotel's location was considered close to many Niagara Falls attractions and restaurants
  • A few lodgers were pleased with the hotel's economical rates
Cons
  • Many guests complained of no working Wi-Fi and no cable channels on TV and no ice machine in the motel
  • Some guests reported worn decor and old fixtures in their rooms
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few guests
  • Guests complained of rooms that smelled of smoke
  • Parking is $10 per night
  • No elevator
Location
On the lower end of the price range, this Days Inn is a 6-minute walk from the convention centre.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$142 CAD
Niagara Falls hotel and motel with fallsviews and indoor pool but many complaints
Pros
  • Many guests praised the hotel's proximity to the falls and Fallsview Casino
  • Some guests enjoyed views and rooms in the tower building on the higher floors
Cons
  • Parking is an additional $20 per night and Wi-Fi is $10 and not available in the motel section
  • Many guests thought the hotel was way overpriced
  • Some guests complained about the hotel's added parking and Wi-Fi fees
  • The staff received mixed reviews from guests, some saying they were helpful and some saying they were rude and not cooperative
  • Worn rooms and Wi-Fi issues were reported by many lodgers
Location
With a limited number of rooms with Falls views, the Oakes Hotel is a 7-minute walk from the convention centre.

Tips For Staying Near Scotiabank Convention Centre

Location
Located just outside of the abundance of hotels looking over the Horseshoe Falls, the Scotiabank Convention Centre is at the centre of many of the attractions in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
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Getting Around
Downtown Niagara Falls is a 2-minute drive or 18-minute walk from the convention centre, and views of the Falls are accessible within a mere 3-minute walk. The popular tourist strip, Clifton Hill, with plenty of dining and entertainment options is a 4-minute drive, or 28-minute walk away. 

The Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is a 1-hour and 15-minute drive from the convention centre, and the John C. Munro Airport (YHM) just outside of Hamilton is a 57-minute drive away. The Niagara Parkway Highway is a 4-minute drive away, while the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) is a 5-minute drive from the convention centre.

For full floor plans of the convention centre, including downloadable PDFs with more information on all of the many function spaces, meeting rooms and theatres, visit their website.
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Getting Around: Public Transit
Niagara Region Transit Service has routes linking Niagara Falls - Welland - St. Catharines - Port Colborne - Fort Erie from Monday to Saturday and costs $6.

There is a seasonal paid shuttle service to the Falls and various tourist destinations in the Niagara Region from most hotels and the city, but does not operate during winter months. Passes can be purchased at a number of different retailers and information can be found on the WeGo website.
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Entertainment
While event space can be booked for private events, a number of public events and conventions occur throughout the year. For more information on upcoming events, visit their website.
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Dining
The Niagara Region has many farmers and local resources that chefs at the Scotiabank Convention Centre pride themselves on taking advantage of. Local sourcing and support is important to them, and is clearly visible with the prominent display of vendors' websites on their own food and beverage page. Event menus for catering are available on their website.
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Parking
Plenty of parking is available behind the convention centre. Rates can change regularly, but support is provided at the manned parking attendant booths at all entrances and exits. A detailed parking map can be found on their website.
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