This property is situated within a 5-minute walk of Niagara Falls lookouts and the Skylon Tower. The Fallsview Casino is an 8-minute walk away. This hotel is well suited for guests who prefer to explore Niagara Falls attractions on foot.
This hotel is 100% smoke-free and all 80 rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a 32" flat screen TV, black-out curtains and individual climate control. Hair dryers and ironing equipment are available upon request. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed or two queen beds.
Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.
The on-site Empress Inn Restaurant and Bar serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, safe deposit boxes, a 24-hour front desk, a common picnic and BBQ area and meeting rooms.
The Maid of the Mist (boat tour of Niagara Falls) is 13 minutes away on foot, while the Journey Behind the Falls attraction is a 17-minute walk away (or a 5-minute drive by car). Shopping and restaurants on Lundy's Lane (including the Canada One Factory Outlets) are about 8 minutes away by car. Access to the QEW is a 6-minute drive away, while vineyards at Niagara-on-the-Lake are minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
The most recent reviews available for this property were written in 2011. Among these dated reviews, there were very few compliments or positives found. However, a couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable.
As mentioned above, the only recent reviews available for this analysis were written in 2011. Among those reviews, most guests seemed extremely unhappy with their stay at this property.
Several guests complained about the unfriendly and unhelpful staff. Reviewers described the staff's appearance as unprofessional and a few guests said that the front desk agent they encountered encouraged guests to stay elsewhere. A couple of reviewers also complained that the front desk agents attempted to photocopy their passports and/or driver's license.
A couple of guests mentioned that when they arrived at the hotel, the parking lot appeared vacant and the neighbourhood immediately surrounding the property seemed unsafe. A couple of reviewers thought that their rooms were unclean and a couple of guests thought that their rooms were uncomfortably warm.