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Dave and I have stayed at almost every Niagara Falls hotel during our many trips. We’ve stayed in nearly every…

By Chan , in Travel , at January 13, 2023

Dave and I have stayed at almost every Niagara Falls hotel during our many trips. We’ve stayed in nearly every area of Niagara Falls. Dave and I have been to Niagara Falls virtually every year since 1990. We can give you the best advice on where to stay.

This guide will help you choose the right place to stay in Niagara Falls. We’ve included information about the area and suggested places to eat to help you choose the right hotel or location for your Niagara Falls Vacation.

Niagara Falls: Where to Stay

Fallsview Tourist Area – Best Views Of Niagara Falls and Nightlife

Fallsview Area is our favorite area to stay in Niagara Falls if you have the money. This area offers spectacular views of Niagara Falls and is a more luxurious neighborhood. We almost always stay here when we visit Niagara Falls, and the hotels below are some of our favorites.

Fallsview Tourist Area: Where to Stay

Marriott Fallsview W We believe you can go right with a Marriott, which is an excellent option for Niagara Falls. The hotel has great views of the falls. It is also home to one of the most beautiful places to eat in the area. It is connected to Embassy Suites by Hilton, which houses the Keg Restaurant. It is one of our favorites and offers the best views of the falls. Check out Booking.com and TripAdvisor for prices and availability.

Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites – This hotel has vast suites with jacuzzis and fireplaces and is quite a sight. Indoor pool and spa. There is also an indoor pool and spa.

Raddison Hotel & Suites Fallsview The Raddison offers beautiful views of the falls from its rooms. It is one of the finest. It has an indoor walkway that connects it to the Fallsview concourse. There is also a swimming pool, and the Outback Steakhouse is its restaurant. More TripAdvisorBooking.com

Fallsview Tourist Area: Things to Do

  • Fallsview Casino is Niagara Falls’ premier casino. It covers 200,000 square feet.
  • Niagara Falls Incline Railway: A quick link between Fallsview Tourist Area (and the Table Rock area). You can get to the falls quickly.
  • The Journey Behind the Falls is one of our favorite Niagara Falls Attractions. You can stroll behind Horseshoe Falls through a series of tunnels under Niagara Falls.
  • Avalon Ballroom Theatre is a venue that attracts world-class entertainment, from John Legend to Steven Tyler. A great music venue.
  • IMAX Theatre – Watch a movie on this giant screen.
  • 4D Fallsview Movie- Legends of Niagara Falls – This 4D movie is sensory overload and traces the evolution of Niagara Falls and the Great Lakes.

To get discounted access to Journey Behind the Falls and Hornblower, Whitewater Walk, and Niagara’s Fury, as well as transportation to each activity via the WEGO shuttle people-mover, purchase the Niagara Falls Adventure Pass.

Advance passes can be purchased at Get Your Guide, where you can buy access to all attractions on the US and Canadian sides of the falls. This includes everything you need to do when crossing the Rainbow Bridge.

Fallsview Tourist Area: Where to Eat
  • Embassy Suites Hotel – The Keg Steakhouse – Great Canadian steakhouse with stunning views of the falls. Our personal favorite.
  • Watermark Restaurant at Hilton – Another stunning view of the falls
  • Skylon Tower – Revolving restaurant with 360-degree views of Niagara Falls, Niagara Gorge, and the city.
  • Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse – Traditional all-you-can-eat Brazilian barbecue.
  • Fallsview Steakhouse, Tower Hotel – This classic hotel offers stunning views of the falls. The views from this restaurant were terrific when it was Marilyn’s Bistro.

Enjoy a thrilling adventure above Niagara Falls with this Grand Helicopter Tour.

Clifton Hill Tourist Strip- In The Heart Of The Tourist Attractions

Clifton Hill is the original tourist area in Niagara Falls. It’s the first place you will visit when you visit the city. This is the main tourist area with souvenir shops, wax museums, and funhouses.

There are a few options for budget accommodation. You can either stay along the strip, behind the midway or on the Niagara Parkway overlooking Niagara Falls. You can stay here to be close to the attractions on Clifton Hill.

These are our top picks for Niagara Falls Hotels in the Clifton Hill Area:

Sheraton at the Falls Hotel Great views of Horseshoe Falls in the USA and Canada. It is connected to the Fallsview indoor pool park and the casino. The indoor midway is available for all ages, and the rooms are exquisite.

Crown Plaza, The Crown Plaza, is situated next to the Sheraton. It is connected to the indoor waterpark and the casino. It is a grand hotel with a more traditional feel. The General Brock Hotel was Niagara Falls’ first luxury hotel. The Rainbow Room Restaurant is one of the most popular restaurants in Niagara Falls. It is managed by Massimo Capra, Chef and Host.

Things to Do on Clifton Hill

  • Niagara Falls Skywheel – Get a bird’s eye view of Niagara Falls from this Ferris wheel at 175 feet high.
  • Great Canadian Midway – Fun and Games for All Ages with Amusement Park Rides, Wax Museums, and Mini Golf
  • Casino Niagara – You don’t need to travel to Fallsview to gamble. Here’s a top-class casino.
  • Niagara Falls waterpark: 3 acres of indoor waterpark fun, including waterslides and wave pools.
  • Wax Museums and Clifton Hill Attractions – See everything from Ripley’s Believe It or Not to Louis Tussaud’s Wax Museum and even bowling.

Hill Attractions Package. This package includes a ride on Niagara Falls Skywheel, Movieland wax Museum, Zombie Attack, and Mini Golf.

Clifton Hill: Where to Eat

Clifton Hill is touristy so expect to find typical tourist destinations and restaurants. There are many fast food options and diners.

  • Massimo’s Italian Fallsview restaurant is located in the Sheraton Hotel Fallsview. This stunning view overlooked the Falls and was inspired by Chef Massimo Capra.
  • Hard Rock Cafe – This music-themed restaurant is a Niagara Falls favorite.
  • Rainforest Cafe – This jungle-themed restaurant offers fun for all ages.

Lundy’s Lane Neighborhood – Great for Families and Budget

Lundy’s Lane is located at the top of Clifton Hill and offers many hotel options. It’s Niagara Falls’ longest street. Once you reach the top of Clifton Hill at Ripley’s Believe It or Not, Victoria Street turns into Lundy’s Lane.

Lundy’s Lane costs less than the other options, but you can walk to any location. You can reach Fallsview in 20 minutes and Clifton Hill in 10 minutes.