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15-minute walk from the Falls, guests praised room cleanliness

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • The staff were complimented for their friendly service by several guests
  • Several guests found the location convenient for walking to the Falls
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • Several guests said that the Wi-Fi signal was unreliable
  • A couple of reviewers complained about paying an additional fee for the continental breakfast ($2 per person)
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 7, 2013
Overview
This property is located within a 15-minute walk of Niagara Falls and Clifton Hill attractions. Offering few on-site recreational facilities and no on-site restaurant, this hotel is better suited for guests who plan to spend most of their time exploring the area on foot or by car.

This hotel is non-smoking and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a toaster and individual climate control. Select rooms also include a jetted tub.

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

A continental breakfast is served from 8:30 am to 10 am. The breakfast is available for an additional fee of $2 per person.

Other on-site amenities include guest laundry facilities and a convenience store. This property does not have an on-site restaurant.

Casino Niagara, the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, Planet Hollywood, the Niagara Falls Skywheel, Fallsview Casino Resort and the Skylon Tower are all within a 15-minute walk of the hotel. The Rainbow Bridge to the U.S.A. is a 5-minute drive away, while shopping and dining on Lundy Lane is about 6 minutes away by car. Marineland, an amusement park and zoo, is about an 8-minute drive away, while the vineyards in Niagara-on-the-Lake are about 30 minutes away by car.

The Hamilton International Airport (YHM) is 60 to 70 minutes away by car, depending on traffic. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on October 25, 2013: The free breakfast hours. Smoking policy.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money spent.

Many reviewers agreed that the rooms were clean, while some guests added that the rooms were generally comfortable, spacious and appeared recently renovated.

The staff were complimented, by several guests, for their friendly and accommodating service.

Several guests found the location convenient for walking to the Falls and area attractions.
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The Bad
Several guests complained that the Wi-Fi signal was weak and unreliable, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. 

A couple of guests complained about paying an additional fee of the breakfast ($2 per person).

While some guests thought that their rooms appeared recently renovated, a few reviewers found the room interiors to be somewhat dated.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.3 out of 5, with 100% of 8 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #77 out of 137 hotels in Niagara Falls, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 29 reviews.

The author called the hotel on October 25, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
5.9
Mediocre
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79 / out of 109
hotels in Niagara Falls

Rated 5.9/10 based on 293 reviews

Ranked #79 out of 109 hotels in Niagara Falls

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Map Marker Stardust Inn
5528 Buchannan Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON