Editor's Top 10 Picks

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Book from ~C$56 
Niagara Falls hotel with indoor pool, jacuzzi rooms and southern views of the falls
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Some guests enjoyed excellent fallsviews from their rooms
  • Location was in walking distance of attractions and restaurants
  • Many guests found clean and comfortable rooms
  • Many found the staff to be polite and pleasant
  • Wi-Fi was rated as very good overall
  • Self-parking and valet parking is $20 per night
  • Resort fee of 4% added to the cost of the stay
  • Some guests were disappointed in their falls view rooms
  • Some guests did not get the room they booked and were treated rudely by staff
  • Several reviewers felt the hotel was older and in need of better cleaning and maintenance
  • Some found the indoor pool small
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Book from ~C$81 
Popular Niagara Falls hotel with stunning views of the Canadian falls, day spa & restaurant 
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi in the lobby
  • Location perfect for walking to restaurants, shopping and attractions
  • Rooms were very clean and spacious
  • Views were often spectacular, said guests
  • Staff were courteous and efficient said guests
  • Wi-Fi costs $9.95 or $15.95 for 24 hours for non-Marriott members
  • Self and valet parking are outdoors and $40 per night
  • Some guests reported dated decor
  • Guests often felt the hotel was expensive and the restaurant overpriced
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Book from ~C$58 
Niagara Falls-Clifton Hill motel with outdoor pool, balconies, family and hot tub suites
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, local calls, newspapers, electric vehicle charging
  • Guests said their rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Great location for walking to restaurants, attractions and viewing the falls
  • Staff were helpful and friendly said guests
  • Wi-Fi was very good according to guests
  • Many found the rates affordable and good value
  • Parking costs $10 per night
  • No elevator to the 2nd floor
  • Dated decor and furnishings according to some guests
  • Free breakfast too basic with no hot items said guests
  • Some guests found noise disturbance from inside and outside of the motel
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Book from ~C$57 
Popular Niagara Falls boutique hotel with spectacular falls views, restaurant & valet parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rooms were clean with comfortable beds
  • Location was perfect said guests for accessing Falls attractions
  • Staff were friendly, attentive and helpful said guests
  • Guests enjoyed dining at the hotel's restaurant, Marilyn's
  • Views were spectacular, according to guests
  • Parking is "park and ride" with a 10-minute shuttle for $45 per night
  • Some guests felt the rooms were small and lacking in certain amenities
  • Some guests complained about the Wi-Fi signal
  • No coffeemakers or room service a disappointment for some
  • Some found their fallsview more of a city view
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Book from ~C$54 
Niagara Falls hotel with indoor pool, falls view rooms, free parking and free hot breakfast
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, newspapers, coffee in lobby
  • Rooms were updated and very clean with comfy beds
  • Location was excellent, walking distance to Falls lookout, restaurants and attractions
  • Wi-Fi was rated as good by reviewers online
  • Free hot breakfast was well liked and generous
  • Good value at this hotel said guests
  • Well maintained pool enjoyed by guests
  • No elevator in the motel section (but there is one in the 7-storey tower)
  • Some mentioned that the exterior and the public areas (hallways, lobby and breakfast room) could use an update
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Book from ~C$60 
Well-liked Niagara Falls hotel with fallsviews, indoor pool, hot tub suites and free Wi-Fi
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable said guests
  • Guests liked the location for accessing the falls, shopping, restaurants and casino
  • Wi-Fi was rated as very good by reviewers
  • Some guests were very pleased with great views of the Falls from their rooms
  • Off-site self-parking is $21 per day (across the street)
  • On-site parking (self and valet) is $35 per day
  • Guests offered mixed reviews of the staff
  • Extra charges an irritant to guests
  • Restaurants were overpriced said guests
  • Some guests missed having a mini-fridge or microwave in their room
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Book from ~C$76 
Niagara Falls hotel with some great views of the falls plus indoor pool with waterslide
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable said guests
  • Guests often found the staff pleasant and helpful
  • Location was well liked, in walking distance of attractions and WeGo bus stop, close to Rainbow Bridge
  • Several guests enjoyed dining on site
  • Guests often were happy with the views of the falls from their rooms
  • Wi-Fi for non-members is $9.95 per day
  • Self-parking is $30, valet is $35 and rooftop is $25 daily
  • Some guests found the hotel expensive with many added fees, including sales tax, tourism fee and eco fee
  • Some found their view disappointing as the casino or parking lot was also in the foreground
  • Wi-Fi received mediocre ratings in the reviews
  • Some described their rooms and lobby as tired
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Book from ~C$84 
Popular Niagara Falls hotel with stunning fallsviews, indoor pool and free hot breakfast
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi in lobby, hot breakfast, evening reception
  • Rooms were clean, spacious and well equipped
  • Location was handy to restaurants, attractions, the falls and the WeGo bus
  • Guests typically found the staff helpful and friendly
  • Guests usually liked the free breakfast and free alcoholic beverages
  • The Keg was good and had good prices said guests
  • Some guests loved the views of the falls from their rooms
  • Wi-Fi is $7.95 for 3 devices
  • Valet parking is $60 and park and ride self-parking is $60 at an off-site lot
  • Some guests complained about hidden charges such a tourism fee and eco fee which guests refused to pay
  • Long waits at the front desk, for valet to bring car, for breakfast and the elevator
  • Some thought the hotel was still somewhat dated
  • Guests complained of getting partial fallsview rooms when the picture showed a full unobstructed view
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Book from ~C$70 
Niagara Falls hotel with spectacular views of the falls, indoor pool and restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in the lobby
  • Guests found clean, spacious rooms with comfortable beds
  • Guests loved the views of the falls from their rooms
  • Some guests liked the quieter location of this hotel
  • Staff were polite, friendly and helpful said guests
  • Guests often enjoyed dining on site
  • Wi-Fi is $9.95 per day for non-members
  • Self-parking is $29 per day and valet is $35 per day
  • Some guests experienced long wait times for the elevator
  • Some guests complained of slightly dated decor
  • Some found the hotel and food service expensive
  • Guests often complainted about the new Marriott room design (in renovated rooms) with no side tables and lamps, drawers, dining tables and desks
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Book from ~C$57 
Clean but dated Niagara Falls walk-up budget hotel with outdoor pool but no falls views
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, local calls
  • Rooms clean and comfortable said guests
  • Guests appreciated the low cost of breakfast on site
  • Guests enjoyed the pizza at Zappi's restaurant on site
  • Location well liked, in walking distance of attractions
  • Staff were friendly and quick to solve problems said guests
  • No elevator
  • Parking is $10 per night, plus tax
  • Some felt the hotel and furnishings were dated
  • Wi-Fi worked in the lobby but was troublesome in the rooms said some guests

5 Other Hotels Close to Skylon Tower

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Book from ~C$73 
Updated Niagara Falls hotel near Skylon Tower with free parking, indoor and outdoor pools
Overlooking the Queen Victoria Park and the Falls, this Holiday Inn is across the street from the Skylon Tower at just a 30-second walk.
This Holiday Inn offers many packages, all including dinner in the Skylon revolving restaurant. To book, contact the hotel directly.
  • Free parking, free Wi-Fi
  • Guests said their rooms were updated and nicely furnished
  • Several reviewers described the rooms as clean and spacious
  • Most guests were pleased by the location's close proximity to the Falls and surrounding attractions
  • The staff were complimented by many, and described as friendly
  • Guests found the room rates reasonable
  • Guests liked dining on site and raved about the pizza
  • Some guests said the decor was dated in their rooms
  • A couple of guests had difficulty obtaining a free parking spot
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Close to the attractions, competitive room rates, but parking/breakfast extra
This central Best Western is a 3-minute walk from the Skylon Tower.
A family fun package is available including admission to the Skylon Tower, as well as three other Niagara Falls attractions.
  • Numerous guests were very happy with the hotel's proximity to shopping, attractions, and the falls
  • Many guests described the staff as friendly and/or helpful
  • Guests often said that their rooms were clean and some felt they were also spacious
  • Many guests felt that the room rates were priced fairly
  • Free Internet, an indoor pool, and an on-site restaurant
  • Several guests wished that parking was free at the hotel
  • Occasionally a guest's in-room air conditioning didn't work properly
  • Some guests felt that the elevator was slow
  • Check in and check out times only standard (4pm/11am)
  • Some guests felt that breakfast was pricey
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Book from ~C$73 
Luxury Niagara Falls hotel with indoor pools, day spa, jacuzzi suites and restaurant
On a quiet side street just outside of the downtown core, this Doubletree Resort is a 5-minute walk from the Skylon Tower.
  • Free Wi-Fi and wired Internet
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's proximity to Niagara Falls attractions
  • Many reviewers enjoyed their clean and modern rooms
  • The hotel's rates were praised by several guests
  • The hotel's staff were described as unfriendly and cold by some guests
  • Some reviewers felt the parking was expensive ($12 per day) and some were disappointed that valet parking was not offered
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Book from ~C$40 
Free shuttle and staff were praised, however some concerns over parking and dining costs
Outside of the hustle and bustle of downtown, this Ramada boasts views of the Skylon Tower and is a 7-minute walk from the tower itself.
  • Free Wi-Fi, free shuttle
  • Several guests found the staff helpful and friendly
  • Some reviewers found their rooms clean and tidy
  • Many reviewers complained about the $12 cost of parking
  • Several guests found the IHOP restaurant too pricey
  • A few guests were disappointed with their room amenities
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Book from ~C$86 
Popular Niagara Falls hotel near Clifton Hill with indoor and outdoor pools and waterslide  
Surrounded by a number of restaurants, this central Courtyard Marriott is a 7-minute walk from the tower.
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Numerous reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Several guests were satisfied with their clean and spacious rooms
  • The hotel's location was praised for its proximity to Niagara Falls attractions and restaurants
  • Several lodgers reported poor and intermittent Wi-Fi signals
  • Noise transfer was mentioned by a few guests
  • Parking is $11 per night

Tips For Staying Near Skylon Tower

On the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, the Skylon Tower overlooks both the American and Canadian Falls and is a popular tourist destination and backdrop for those breathtaking photographs of the Falls, both day and night. From the indoor / outdoor observation areas, views of the Niagara Wine District and the Buffalo and Toronto skylines can also be seen.

The observation deck is open from 8 am to midnight throughout the summer months, and 11 am to 9 pm throughout the winter.
Getting Around: Driving
The Rainbow Bridge and border into the United States is a mere 2-minute drive away, while the Queen Elizabeth Way Highway is just a 6-minute drive away.

The closest airport is the Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Mississauga, at a 1-hour drive from the tower.
An outdoor parking lot is available at the base of the tower with 400 paid parking spots. Rates may vary and can change without notice. It is advisable to contact Skylon Tower in advance to inquire about parking fees during the time of your visit.
Getting Around: Walking
Niagara Falls and the pedestrian viewpoints at Queen Victoria Park are a 6-minute walk away, while Clifton Hill, the popular tourist strip featuring restaurants, clubs, museums and entertainment facilities, is just a 12-minute walk from the tower. Gambling and entertainment at Casino Niagara is less than a 3-minute walk from the tower, and most of the below-mentioned hotels are within easy walking distance.
Getting Around: Public Transit
While all of the below-mentioned hotels are within walking distance, transport to Niagara Region attractions is available through WeGo. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children under 13 per day, or two days during the winter months (October to May).
At the top of the list of attractions is the indoor / outdoor observation deck areas, including a 52-second ride-to-the-top through a glass-enclosed elevator on the outside of the tower. Also available are 3D / 4D movies featuring "Legends of Niagara Falls," as well as the SkyQuest Family Fun Centre featuring arcade-style games and rides and dining areas in the concourse level. Shopping is also available on site.
The revolving dining room, located 775 feet above the Falls, is open year-round. Reservations are necessary, and include ride-to-the-top and observation-deck admission. The restaurant is open for lunch, early dinner and dinner seating with unparalleled 360-degree views of the Falls. For more information and to reserve seating, visit their website.

The Summit Suite Buffet is also available for a family-friendly affordable buffet-style meal, also offering spectacular views of the Falls.
Combination ticket prices such as a 3D /4D movie and observation deck admission can be purchased on their website for a reduced rate. Regular fees vary from $7 to $26 depending on the packages desired.

Promotions in partnership with various hotels may be available, and may change seasonally. Contact Skylon Tower directly or check out their website to find deals for the dates of your visit. However, you should always check those rates against rates available online to ensure you get the best deal.