Connected to Fallsview Casino via a skywalk and overlooking Niagara Falls just off Highway 102, the Marriott Niagara Falls Fallsview Hotel and Spa is geared towards travellers who require a hotel with easy highway access, an indoor pool and a view of the Falls.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms and suites comes equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, an in-room safe, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board and a desk. Rooms with a separate bedroom, a minibar, a jetted tub, a fireplace and a sitting area with a sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms. In-room Wi-Fi is $9.95 per day. Pets are not permitted.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, two hot tubs, a sauna, a steam room, a fitness centre, a spa and wellness centre, 10,000 square feet of meeting/banquet space, a business centre, a bar, a gift shop, a Starbucks, laundry services and vending machines. Parking is $30 per day.
On-site dining is available at Terrapin Grille (serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily) and Milestones, which serves lunch and dinner daily.
Skylon Tower is about a 2-minute drive away, while Canada One Factory Outlets can be found 8 minutes away by car. Journey Behind the Falls is roughly a 3-minute drive from the hotel and Niagara District Airport (YCM) is a 19-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi $9.95/day, parking $30/day, no pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 18, 2014)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, rooms, staff and restaurants.
Many guests praised the hotel's location. They found it close to restaurants, shopping, the Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino and Maid of the Mist.
Numerous reviewers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, well maintained and well equipped, with comfortable beds and incredible views of the Falls. Some patrons did report dated decor, however.
The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by lodgers. They were characterized as friendly, helpful and efficient.
Several travellers enjoyed the hotel's Terrapin Grille restaurant. They described it as excellent, delicious, top notch and varied, with friendly service.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the hotel's added costs.
A few lodgers complained about the added costs they incurred during their stay. They found the restaurant and room rates were overpriced and felt the parking and Wi-Fi fees were expensive and should have been included in the price.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 of 138 Niagara Falls hotels with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 3,034 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.5 out of 5 with a 95% recommendation rate from 1,553 reviews.Booking.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.5 out of 10 from 637 reviews.The author called the hotel on March 18, 2014 to verify some information.