In its list of the world’s 10 most spectacular waterfalls, Travel + Leisure praised the Canadian side of Niagara Falls (which came in at No. 4) for its casinos, cable cars, and “overall superior views.” Located within walking distance of the falls, Best Western Fallsview Hotel gives guests easy access to the natural wonder. The family-friendly hotel also sits across from a world-class casino and an IMAX theater and features attractions of its own, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
Distance from the falls: Half a mile
Fine wine: This getaway includes a wine-tour pass for two, which grants access to tastings or tours at four local wineries. The pass includes a tour of the underground barrel cellar at Peller Estates Winery, a tasting flight at Trius Winery at Hillebrand, a tasting flight at Wine Country Vintners, and a tasting flight at Thirty Bench Wine Makers. Transportation is not included.
Dining options: This getaway includes a $40 dining voucher to The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, where you can enjoy grilled meats and local wines with spectacular views of the falls. It also includes a $20 credit to TGI Friday's.
In-room amenities: Newly renovated guest rooms feature 32-inch flat-screen TVs and private balconies or patios.
Perks for pets: Pets of all shapes and sizes will feel right at home with complimentary toys and treats.
Niagara Falls, Ontario: Panoramic Views of the Falls near Vegas-Style Casinos and Water Parks
At Niagara Falls—considered by many to be one of the world’s seven natural wonders—water thunders downward from a height of nearly 200 feet, crashing onto craggy boulders below. The falls straddle the border between Canada and the United States, with segments located in both New York and Ontario, but the Canadian side of the Niagara River is universally hailed as the finest vantage point to take in all three of Niagara Falls' photogenic brinks: American, Bridal Veil, and Horseshoe Falls.
The iconic Maid of the Mist has ferried raincoat-clad passengers around the base of the falls since 1846. The tours run from April through October, depending on the river's ice conditions. Year-round, Journey Behind the Falls grants a glimpse behind the curtain of Horseshoe Falls—board an elevator that descends 150 feet into the bedrock, then stand at an observation deck steps away from the cascading water.
A 10-minute walk from the falls, you'll see the neon glow of the Clifton Hill neighborhood. Its Fallsview Boulevard has plenty of Vegas-style kitsch, including glitzy casinos, indoor water parks, restaurants, and soggy Elvis impersonators.
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What You Get
Stay for four in a standard double room
Tours or tastings for two at four wineries
$40 dining credit at The Keg Steakhouse & Bar
$20 dining credit at TGI Friday's
Dates into December
Policies and Fees
Reservations: dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
Cancellation policy: 4-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is nonrefundable
Taxes: 16% tax added at purchase
All prices and fees listed in US dollars unless otherwise noted
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.
Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Standard Double Room
Two double beds
Standard occupancy: 4
Maximum occupancy: 5
Adding occupants above standard: no charge for guests 13 or younger in existing bedding; $12 for 1 additional guest 13 or older
Check-in: 4 p.m.
Checkout: 11 a.m.
Parking: lot parking available for an additional $15 per day
Rollaways: available for an additional $30 per night
Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
Pet policy: pets may be added for an additional $50 per night.
Accessibility: please contact the property for handicap-accessibility requests or options.
Room upgrades: not available
By plane: about 10 miles (16 km) from Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG); about 28 miles (45 km) from Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF); about 78 miles (126 km) from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
By cab: about $30 from IAG
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