Top Views from Hotels in Niagara Falls

Mar 15, 2017
For more than a hundred years, the whole point of visiting Niagara Falls hotels has been to see the falls. Is there a better way to enjoy the falls than from bed? A Jacuzzi, maybe? Or a buffet? Let’s just say there’s no shortage of options when it comes to finding “the best view.” Many hotels have a best view guarantee, ensuring the ultimate vista of the mighty natural wonder.

Stay on the Ontario side for the best views. While some hotels on the New York side are in close proximity to the waterfalls, they only have views of the spray. For full-frontal action, a Canuck hotel is the way to go.

Don’t be fooled by the label: just because a hotel’s name contains the word ‘falls’ doesn’t mean it has a room with a view. New York’s Sheraton at the Falls is a 10-minute walk from a good vantage point. When booking make sure it directly states “fallsview room” on a higher floor to avoid disappointment of obstructed (or non-existent) views.

Here are the top views from hotels in Niagara Falls.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview Hotel

Hotel rooms are larger than average with a variety of suite options showcasing the Horseshoe falls, or take in sweeping panoramic views of both US and Canadian falls on floors higher than 28. It would be hard to find a Keg Steakhouse & Bar with a better view.

Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa

This hotel is the closest to the Horseshoe Falls, giving it an ultimate viewpoint. Book a room on floors above the eighth for ideal views, while the Terrapin Grill has amazing views from the buffet line.

Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls Fallsview

Set back a little farther from the falls, request a higher floor to get a view of the rushing wonders. The Watermark rooftop restaurant offers brilliant views of both the American and Canadian falls.

Sheraton on the Falls

The closest hotel to the American falls, but with stunning views of both from floor-to-ceiling windows. Sheraton on the Falls has the best views for the fireworks and light show cascading across the night sky several nights a week. Some rooms have walk-out balconies and corner jacuzzis with stunning views. A Canadian Falls Corner Suite with is your best option.

The Tower Hotel

A 1960s tourist attraction turned boutique hotel, this property sits high with a bird’s eye view of the falls. Rooms are on the smaller side, but the view from the bed is worth waking up to.

Marriott on the Falls

Ask for a room ending in"21" on a higher floor, as they are corner rooms and have the best views of the falls.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Niagara Falls Fallsview

This Grand Dame hotel has majestic views that match its historic reputation. Both on-site restaurants, The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra and Windows by Jamie Kennedy, have spectacular dining views.

Fallsview Casino Resort

Directly attached to the casino, this glamorous hotel’s fallsview rooms overlook both American and Canadian waterfalls.

Radisson Hotel & Suites Fallsview

Within walking distance of the best viewing spots in Niagara, this hotel’s best views are form its highest floors. Book a fallsview jacuzzi room for the most relaxing views.

The Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls

This hotel claims to have the best views of the falls; their website even has a best view guarantee. With close proximity to Horseshoe falls, their views are unobstructed for breathtaking breakfasts at the hotel.

Gabby Peyton is a writer based in Toronto. A photographer, dabbling archaeologist, and Champagne aficionado, Gabby’s travel is dictated by food; her favourite places are Istanbul, Bologna and St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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