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Niagara Falls is an incredibly popular destination – with an estimated 30 million people visiting annually. Growing up I was one of those 30 million more than a few times. Having family in upstate New York meant a visit to the falls at least a handful of times when I was a kid. It even resulted in a recurring nightmare for a while. Long story short – if presented with the opportunity of crossing a rope bridge over the Falls, I’d suggest not doing that. One thing I never did do was stay at Niagara Falls though. It was always a day trip. But, if you do get to stay there, you’re going to want to wake up on the right side of the bed with these Niagara Falls hotels with a view of the falls. It’s really the only right way to do it and I’m excited that Hotels.com asked me to share my thoughts.
Sometimes the view from a hotel doesn’t matter very much, but that is definitely not the case for Niagara Falls. So, if you’re spending more than one day in Niagara Falls, then you’ll want to snag a Niagara Falls hotel with a view of the falls. There are definitely touristy aspects of Niagara Falls but if you get away from the hustle and bustle and explore what the whole thing is about – the incredible power of nature and water – then you’ll be left in awe.
There are plenty of great areas and accommodation so deciding where to stay in Niagara Falls can be an easy or difficult decision depending on how you’re looking at it. But, without a doubt, you’re likely going to want a view of the falls, right? What this does mean is that you’re going to want to stay on the Canadian side for the best view.
What’s better, the American or Canadian side?
The age old question. Here’s my take: If you want to see the falls, the Canadian side. But, if you want to feel the falls, the American side. So with that being said, I’d stay on the Canadian side but explore both sides so make sure that passport is handy. Plus, Rainbow Bridge (that connects the borders) is worth walking over and you’ll need a passport for that!
Embassy Suites Fallsview
Looking to be right next door to the casino and have a fantastic view of the falls? The Embassy Suites Fallsview is the perfect fit. Embassy Suites includes a restaurant, an indoor pool, a hot tub and a gym, and rooms equipped with everything you need to have a comfortable stay. The rooms include your typical microwave, a refrigerator, and a coffee maker. There’s also an on-site Starbucks. But, don’t forget your reusable coffee cup!
Four Points by Sheraton
Each room at the Four Points by Sheraton includes a TV with cable, a space to work, and some include a whirlpool spa bath. On site, you’ll find three restaurants, Starbucks, an indoor heated pool, two hot tubs, and a gym.
Hilton Hotel & Suites
Connected to the Fallsview Casino, the Hilton Hotel & Suites features an indoor pool, a sauna, a fitness center, and three on-site restaurants. But, you may be stuck in your room with a view of the falls this perfect. The rooms are spacious and equipped with modern amenities and include a seating area with a work desk. If you’re lucky (or just splurge on it), some rooms even feature hot tubs and, of course, views of the falls.
The Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa features typical rooms overlooking the falls (naturally). Also, there are on-site spa services. Some rooms include a hot tub and fireplace so hello, romantic winter getaway.
The hotel includes an on-site restaurant, Starbucks (do they all have a Starbucks?!), a bar, and an indoor pool.
Marriott on the Falls
The Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls might be a mouth full but it boasts a terrace and observation deck overlooking the falls so I suppose we can get over the tongue-twister. The modern rooms have large windows which showcase the falls beautifully. In each room, you’ll find a TV, coffee maker, and some even include a fireplace and a hot tub. This is perfect for those winter Niagara Falls trips which should not be discounted.
You’ll also find a restaurant, Starbucks, an indoor pool, hot tub, and a gym.
Radisson Hotel & Suites Fallsview
Radisson Hotel & Suites Fallsview overlooks Horseshoe Falls. The rooms are cozy and comfortable. So sit back, relax, and enjoy those spectacular views.
Sheraton on the Falls Hotel
Have you always wanted to stay in a Niagara Falls hotels with a view of the falls while also being connected to a casino and an indoor waterpark? Well, your wish is Sheraton’s command. This particular hotel is connected to Casino Niagara and Fallsview Indoor Waterpark.
Additionally, there’s on-site dining, shopping, and a spa. Each room has floor-to-ceiling windows (don’t forget to shut those curtains before you go to sleep!) and typical modern amenities.
Ashley Hubbard is a blogger and freelance writer based in Nashville, Tennessee focusing on sustainability, travel, veganism, mental health, and more. Passionate about animal rights, sustainable travel, and social impact, she seeks out ethical experiences whether at home or on the road. She shares these experiences on her website, wild-hearted.com.
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