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Scottish Inn Near the Falls and Casino

6.3 | Fair
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6-minute walk from Clifton Hill area, guest concerns about cleanliness

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free local and long-distance calls, and free parking
  • Many guests found the location convenient for walking to area attractions
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • Many guests found their rooms in need of upgrades
  • Many reviewers had concerns about cleanliness
  • A couple of guests found the beds uncomfortable
  • A couple of reviewers were disturbed by noise from a neighbouring factory
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 7, 2013
Overview
Situated within a 6-minute walk of Clifton Hill attractions, this hotel is well located for guests looking to explore the area on foot. Clifton Hill attractions include the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, Planet Hollywood, the Niagara Falls Sky Wheel and Casino Niagara.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local and long-distance calls, a flat screen TV, a mini-fridge, a table/desk and individual climate control. Select rooms also include a kitchenette. This hotel does not have designated accessible rooms, however, some rooms are on the ground floor with exterior entrances. This property has two floors and no elevator.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

Other on-site amenities include meeting space, fax and copy service, guest laundry facilities, an ice machine and free coffee in the lobby. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.

The Fallsview Casino, Skylon Tower and the Maid of the Mist attraction are all about a 15- to 20-minute walk away. The Rainbow Bridge to the U.S.A. is about 4 minutes away by car, while Marineland, an amusement park and zoo, is about an 8-minute drive away. Shopping and dining on Lundy Lane can be accessed within a 7-minute drive.

Niagara-on-the-Lake, which features vineyards, is about 30 minutes away by car, while the Hamilton International Airport (YHM) is a 60- to 70-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on October 24, 2013: Pet policy and accessible rooms.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, there were only a few common compliments found for this hotel.

The location was found to be within walking distance of Clifton Hill area attractions, while the staff were frequently described as friendly.

Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable.

A few reviewers described the rooms as clean and comfortable, but many guests expressed concerns about the condition of their rooms (see below for more details).
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The Bad
Many reviewers were disappointed with the condition of their rooms, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. Guests said that the rooms were in need of upgrades and general maintenance. One reviewer said that his room was "bordering on shabby". Many guests agreed that the rooms did not meet their cleanliness expectations and one reviewer mentioned that the "light fixtures were dirty and carpet was old and rather grimy".

A couple of guests found the beds uncomfortable, while a couple of other reviewers were disturbed by noise from a neighbouring factory.

While several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable, a few other reviewers said that despite the low room rates, this hotel did not offer good value for the money they spent.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.4 out of 5, with 83% of guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #54 out of 65 hotels in Niagara Falls, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 27 reviews.

The author called the hotel on October 24, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
6.3
Fair
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70 / out of 109
hotels in Niagara Falls

Rated 6.3/10 based on 501 reviews

Ranked #70 out of 109 hotels in Niagara Falls

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Map Marker Scottish Inn Near the Falls and Casino
5265 Lorne Street, Niagara Falls, ON