Sunset Inn Niagara FallsSunset Inn Niagara FallsSunset Inn Niagara FallsSunset Inn Niagara Falls

11-minute walk to Clifton Hill, friendly and helpful staff, outdoor pool

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing area attractions on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their helpful and friendly service
  • A few guests described their rooms as clean
Cons
  • A couple of reviewers thought that their rooms and the property in general were in need of renovations
  • A couple of guests complained that their non-smoking rooms smelled like cigarette smoke
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 6, 2013
Overview
This hotel is situated among restaurants and hotels and is within walking distance of some Niagara Falls attractions. The Clifton Hill tourist area (Sky Wheel, waterpark, Casino Niagara and the Maid of the Mist boat tour) is an 11-minute walk away. This property is well located for guests who prefer to explore area attractions on foot.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All 32 rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a TV and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, two double beds or four double beds. Select rooms also include a jetted tub. Mini-fridges, microwaves, hair dryers and ironing equipment are available on request (subject to availability) at no additional charge. 

This property has two floors, exterior corridors and no elevator. Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $25 per stay.

There is no on-site dining at this property.

Other on-site amenities include an outdoor seasonal pool, free newspapers and a 24-hour front desk.

The Fallsview Casino and the Skylon Tower are both about a 14-minute walk away, while the Journey Behind the Falls attractions is about 20 minutes away on foot (or a 5-minute drive away). The Rainbow Bridge to the US is a 4-minute drive away, while Marineland (amusement and animal exhibition park) is 6 minutes away by car. 

Restaurants and shopping on Lundy's Lane, including the Canada One Factory Outlet Mall, may be accessed in a 7-minute drive. Vineyards at Niagara-on-the-Lake are about 27 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on February 4, 2013: Pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $25 per stay.
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The Good
Among the reviews sourced for this editorial, many guests agreed that the location and customer service were the highlights of this property.

Many guests thought that the location was convenient for accessing area attractions and restaurants on foot. A few reviewers also mentioned that this hotel is situated in a quiet neighbourhood and one guest found a local bus stop nearby.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly, helpful and accommodating service.

A few guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable. A couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable.
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The Bad
There were a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis.

A couple of guests complained that their rooms and the property in general appeared rundown and in need of renovations. A couple of reviewers complained about smelling cigarette smoke in their non-smoking rooms, while a couple of other guests mentioned that the free Wi-Fi signal was weak and unreliable.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #85 out of 137 properties in Niagara Falls, with an average score of 2.5 out of 5, from 45 reviews.

Booking.com gave this hotel an average score of 6.4 out of 10, based on 65 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 4, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
3.9
Very Poor

Rated 3.9/10 based on 18 reviews

Ranked #104 out of 106 hotels in Niagara Falls

Map Marker Sunset Inn Niagara Falls
5803 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON