Located about a 12-minute drive from the Horseshoe Falls along Lundy's Lane (Highway 20), Travelodge Niagara Falls Bonaventure is geared towards travellers who prefer a hotel with a free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Microwaves and mini-fridge are available upon request for $5 each per day. Rooms with a jetted tub are also available, as are smoking, non-smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, a 24-hour business centre, an elevator, free parking and a free continental breakfast served between 7am and 10am. Pets are not permitted.
Canada One Factory Outlets are about a 6-minute walk away. Journey Behind the Falls is roughly an 11-minute drive from the hotel and Niagara District Airport (YCM) is a 13-minute drive away. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)
All property details verified by a front desk agent, May 22, 2014
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with compliments going to the hotel's rates, staff and rooms.
Many guests were pleased with the hotel's rates, describing them as budget-friendly, reasonable, inexpensive, cheap and affordable. One patron noted, "The room was well worth the money spent".
The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers. They were characterized as informative, friendly, accommodating and helpful with area suggestions.
Some travellers were satisfied with their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, quiet and spacious, with comfortable beds.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms and free breakfast.
Although some travellers were satisfied with their spacious and comfortable rooms, some guests criticized their accommodations. They reported dated decor, worn carpets, poor water pressure, spotty Wi-Fi, no in-room microwaves or mini-fridges and some cleaning issues.
Some reviewers were disappointed with the hotel's free breakfast which they described as limited and poor.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3 out of 5 with a 83% recommendation rate from 484 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #86 of 138 Niagara Falls hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 279 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6.6 out of 10 from 137 reviews.
The author corresponded with the hotel on May 22, 2014 to verify some information.