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Niagara on the Lake Ontario Hotels & Motels

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The Niagara on the Lake center is about 3 miles east of St. Catharines Niagara District Airport and 3 miles southwest of Shaw Festival.

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario is a charming town situated at the point where the Niagara River meets Lake Ontario. Its nickname, “Loveliest Town in Canada”, is well-deserved. It's a town rich in both natural and cultural beauty. One of the highlights of its events calendar is the Shaw Festival, which celebrates the works of George Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries from April to November each year with live performances. More from this guide...

Niagara on the Lake Hotels/Accommodations

Niagara on the Lake Furnished Rentals & Suites
+1-888-389-4121
1 Sentry Circle, Niagara On The Lake, ON L0S1J0
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Hotel has a green policy Read more
From$46
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Pillar & Post
+1-888-675-2083
48 John St. West, Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S1J0 ~3.38 miles northeast of Niagara on the Lake
  • High-end Lake property
  • 122 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • About half of guests considered the lobby entrance to be so-so
  • Most guests were unhappy with the view
From$154
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Riverbend Inn and Vineyard
+1-800-716-8490
249 John St. East, Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S1J0 ~3.51 miles northeast of Niagara on the Lake
  • Four star Riverfront property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$125
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Best Western Colonel Butler Inn
+1-800-805-5223
278 Mary St. Box 642, Niagara On The Lake, ON L0S 1J0
  • 3 star Lake property
  • Free breakfast available
From$74
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Best Western Colonel Butler Inn - Niagara On The Lake
+1-888-965-1860
278 Mary St. Box 642, Niagara On The Lake, ON L0S 1J0
  • Mid-scale Lake property
  • 5 suites in property
From$74
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Shaw Club
+1-888-788-5576
92 Picton St., Niagara On The Lake, ON L0S1J0
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • 30 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$125
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Prince of Wales : 6 Picton St.
+1-888-897-9207
6 Picton St., Niagara On The Lake, ON L0S1J0
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • About half of guests thought the shower was ok
  • Average cleanliness
From$173
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The Charles Hotel in Niagara-On-The-Lake
+1-888-311-4278
209 Queen St., Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S1J0 ~3.99 miles northeast of Niagara on the Lake
  • High end property
  • 2 suites in hotel
From$100
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Hilton Garden Inn Niagara on the Lake : 500 York Rd.
+1-888-469-4795
500 York Rd., Niagara On The Lake, ON L0S1J0
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • 5 floors in hotel
From$80
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Queens Landing - Niagara-On-The-Lake
+1-888-734-9421
155 Byron St., Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S1J0 ~4.04 miles northeast of Niagara on the Lake
  • Luxury 5-star Lake property
  • 11 suites in property
  • High priced breakfast
  • Over priced accomodation
From$279
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Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa
+1-888-841-5292
100 Center St., Lewiston, NY 14092 ~4.04 miles southeast of Niagara on the Lake
  • Four star Riverfront property
  • 68 sleeping rooms in hotel
Holiday Inn Express Niagara-On-The-Lake, an IHG Hotel : 524 York Rd.
+1-888-455-5160
524 York Rd., Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S1J0 ~4.05 miles southwest of Niagara on the Lake
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 104 rooms
From$76
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Harbour House Hotel - Niagara-On-The-Lake
+1-888-965-8297
85 Melville St., Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S1J0 ~4.15 miles northeast of Niagara on the Lake
  • Four star Downtown property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Internet is poor
  • Near city centre
From$77
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Oban Inn - Niagara On The Lake
+1-888-906-6358
160 Front St., Niagara On The Lake, ON L0S1J0
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$140
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White Oaks Resort & Spa in Niagara On The Lake
+1-888-749-6785
253 Taylor Rd., Niagara On The Lake, ON L0S1J0
  • Four star Resort property
  • Hotel has 25 meeting rooms
  • Most guests thought it was overpriced
  • Most guests found the restaurant service to be one of the best
From$339
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Residence & Conference Centre - Niagara-on-the-Lake : 137 Taylor Rd.
+1-888-878-9982
137 Taylor Rd., Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S1J0 ~4.75 miles southwest of Niagara on the Lake
  • Economy Rural hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Excellent continental breakfast
From$60
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Super 8 by Wyndham Niagara Falls North
+1-888-389-4485
4009 River Rd., Niagara Falls, ON L2E3E4 ~6.37 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Inexpensive Riverfront hotel
  • 7 suites in property
  • Hotel staff charged us
  • Stains on the walls and carpets
From$145
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Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls
+1-888-389-4121
3950 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2E7M8 ~6.60 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Four star Resort property
  • Check-in: 4:00
  • Waterpark was great for young kids
  • Value below average
From$300
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River Rapids Inn : 4029 River Rd.
+1-888-675-2083
4029 River Rd., Niagara Falls, ON L2E3E5 ~6.84 miles southeast of Niagara on the Lake
  • 2-star Riverfront property
  • Free breakfast
From$32
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Comfort Inn St. Catharines : 2 Dunlop Dr.
+1-800-716-8490
2 Dunlop Dr., St Catharines, ON L2R1A2 ~7.00 miles west of Niagara on the Lake
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Check-in: 11:00
  • Wellness & sports facilities were not very nice
  • Close to restaurants/shopping
From$79
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Stone Mill Ballroom & Inn
+1-800-805-5223
271 Merritt St., St. Catharines, ON L2T1K1 ~7.01 miles southwest of Niagara on the Lake
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • 35 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$77
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The Crystal Inn on the Parkway
+1-888-965-1860
4249 River Rd., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3E7 ~7.06 miles southeast of Niagara on the Lake
  • Low priced Downtown property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • No WI FI
  • Air conditioning was criticized by 89%
From$75
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The Crystal Inn on the Parkway in Niagara Falls
+1-888-788-5576
4249 River Rd., Niagara Falls, ON L2E3E7 ~7.06 miles southeast of Niagara on the Lake
  • Two star Riverfront hotel
  • Check in: 3pm
From$60
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Ramada by Wyndham Niagara Falls by The River in Niagara Falls
+1-888-897-9207
4357 River Rd., Niagara Falls, ON L2E3E8 ~7.16 miles southeast of Niagara on the Lake
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
  • Self parking complementary
  • Wonderful sightseeing
From$47
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Holiday Inn St. Catharines Niagara : 2 a North Service Rd.
+1-888-311-4278
2 a North Service Rd., St. Catharines, ON L2N4G9 ~7.19 miles west of Niagara on the Lake
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 8 meeting rooms
From$80
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Best Western St. Catharines Hotel & Conference Centre
+1-888-469-4795
2 North Service Rd., St Catharines, ON L2N 4G9 ~7.20 miles west of Niagara on the Lake
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See more
From$76
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Hampton Inn St. Catharines Niagara - Saint Catherine's
+1-888-734-9421
89 Meadowvale Dr., Saint Catherine's, ON L2N3Z8 ~7.32 miles west of Niagara on the Lake
  • Low-priced Highway hotel
  • 101 rooms in property
From$100
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Knights Inn St. Caarines On - St Catherines
+1-888-841-5292
259 St. Paul East, St Catherines, ON L2R3M7 ~7.34 miles west of Niagara on the Lake
  • 2-star property
From$60
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Stone Mill Ballroom & Inn : 271 Merritt St.
+1-888-455-5160
271 Merritt St., St. Catharines, ON L2R1K1 ~7.63 miles west of Niagara on the Lake
  • Expensive Suburban property
  • 29 suites in property
From$68
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Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls Fallsview, an IHG Hotel : 5685 Falls Ave.
+1-888-965-8297
5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2E6W7 ~7.79 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Affordable Riverfront hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00pm
From$80
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7 Nights Stay - Niagara Falls
+1-888-906-6358
5334 Kitchener St., Niagara Falls, ON L2G ~7.85 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Economy Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in property
Glengate Hotel & Suites : 5534 Stanley Ave.
+1-888-749-6785
5534 Stanley Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3X2 ~7.91 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Economy Highway property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Most guests had problems with the shower
  • Some hair in my bed cover in my pillow
From$44
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Niagara Grandview Manor : 5359 River Rd.
+1-888-878-9982
5359 River Rd., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3E9 ~7.94 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • 4 star Riverfront hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
From$158
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Canadas Best Value Inn St. Catharines
+1-888-389-4485
420 Ontario St., St. Catharines, ON L2R5M1 ~7.98 miles west of Niagara on the Lake
  • Low priced Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$60
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Susan's Villa B&B by Elevate Rooms
+1-888-389-4121
5481 Ontario Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2E3S4 ~7.98 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • 4 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$160
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Super 8 by Wyndham Clifton Hill - Niagara Falls
+1-888-675-2083
5577 Ellen Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3P5 ~8.01 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Low priced Downtown property
  • 45 floors in hotel
From$60
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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Niagara Falls, ON - Niagara Falls
+1-800-716-8490
5525 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3L3 ~8.02 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Low-priced Downtown property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Good for sightseeing with nearby parking areas
  • Fair breakfast prices
From$82
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Niagara Falls Courtside Inn
+1-800-805-5223
5640 Stanley Ave., Niagara Falls, ON l2g3x5 ~8.03 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Cheap Downtown property
  • 55 rooms in hotel
  • Dirty pool, said 57%
  • No parking spot
From$60
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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites St. Catharines Conference Center - St. Catharines
+1-888-965-1860
327 Ontario St., St. Catharines, ON L2R5L3 ~8.03 miles west of Niagara on the Lake
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • 9 floors in property
  • Could be quieter
  • Accessible parking
From$92
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Comfort Hotel - Niagara Falls
+1-888-788-5576
5700 Stanley Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3X5 Website ~8.05 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Midscale Convention Center property
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$50
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Niagara Hotel Plus in Niagara Falls
+1-888-897-9207
5700 Stanley Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L263X5 ~8.05 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Low-priced Downtown property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
From$159
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Days Inn & Suites by The Falls
+1-888-311-4278
5068 Centre St., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3N9 ~8.06 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Inexpensive Downtown hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • Kitchenette needs more attention
  • Not the best view
From$65
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Skyline Hotel & Waterpark - Niagara Falls
+1-888-469-4795
4800 Bender St., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3K1 ~8.07 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Mid-scale property
  • 206 rooms in property
  • Elevator in need of updating
  • About half of guests said the breakfast was too expensive
From$80
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The Rockwell Resort
+1-888-734-9421
7701 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls, ON L2H1H3 ~8.10 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Two-star Highway property
  • Hotel has 80 rooms
  • Vibe is not too good
  • No cheese
From$60
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Days Inn Niagara Falls Clifton Hill Casino in Niagara Falls
+1-888-841-5292
5657 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3L5 ~8.10 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • 2 star Downtown property
From$60
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Ramada Plaza Niagara in Niagara Falls
+1-888-455-5160
7389 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls, ON L2H2W9 ~8.11 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 6 meeting rooms
  • Quiet hotel area
  • Staff at front desk Excellent
From$65
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Grewal's Inn & Suits - Niagara Falls
+1-888-965-8297
5528 Buchancan Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3T8 ~8.11 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Low-priced Highway property
  • 25 rooms in hotel
  • Reception is all right
  • Bathroom needs cleaning
From$69
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Econo Lodge by The Falls
+1-888-906-6358
5781 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2G3L6 ~8.12 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Two star Downtown property
  • 57 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$60
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Travelodge by Wyndham Niagara Falls Lundy’s Lane : 7737 Lundy's Ln
+1-888-749-6785
7737 Lundy's Ln, Niagara Falls, ON L2H1H3 ~8.12 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • 2 star Downtown hotel
  • 118 rooms in hotel
From$60
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Canadas Best Value Inn-Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls
+1-888-878-9982
7034 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls, ON L2G1V9 ~8.13 miles south of Niagara on the Lake
  • Cheap hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
  • Friendly service
  • Bad housekeeping, according to 68%
From$60
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Bar Chart: Upcoming 20 Days of Niagara on the Lake Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Niagara on the Lake, ON discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Niagara on the Lake hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Due to its mild climate and number of natural lakes, Niagara-on-the-Lake has become a top wine-producing area, particularly of ice wine. Visitors flock to the town for wine tasting weekends, garden and home tours, and antiquing. The romance of the area is palpable and makes it an ideal getaway for couples and girls' weekends.

What is the best time to visit Niagara on the Lake, ON?

Niagara-on-the-Lake appeals to visitors throughout the year, but if you enjoy cultural events and wine, your best bet is September and October. You'll delight in the fall foliage, winery harvests and tastings, as well as the end of the theater season. Weather is pleasant, ranging from the low 70s to mid-40s. Cooler temperatures bring down hotel prices as well. As the fall goes on, discounts grow. However, if you plan to visit on the weekend or during the summer during this spectacular time, it's important to note that many hotels require a two-night stay.

Summers are wildly popular because of the enjoyable weather. Average highs are in the low 80s. August brings the Peach Festival, where you can sample some of the deliciousness that gives this area its reputation as an agricultural hot spot. You'll pay top dollar for a trip to this region during the summer, but it's worth it.

January is a beautiful time to visit because of the ice formations on the water and nearby falls. It's also the time the region celebrates its bounty at the Ice Wine Festival. While the ice and snow are beautiful, the temperatures are very cold. If you plan on visiting nearby Niagara Falls, be aware that extremes in temperatures can shut down boat tours and other ways to experience the falls in all their majesty.

For good discounts on hotel rooms and better weather than winter, spring is your best bet. However, temps are still chilly, so you'll miss out on the growing season and all the colorful blooms and events that come along with that time of year in other destinations.

The average hotel rate for a three-star hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake is around $160 a night before taxes. July and August are peak months, and you can expect hotel prices to increase by about $50 a night. You'll also want to book at least two or three months in advance for the best selection and discounts during this popular time.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Niagara on the Lake, ON:

Niagara on the Lake by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Niagara on the Lake, ON. You can use these charts to calculate the cheapest time period to book in Niagara on the Lake during the year.

What are the Niagara on the Lake, ON luxury hotels?

If you're looking for luxury and romance, Niagara-on-the-Lake is rich with options. The four-star Pillar & Post offers lush gardens, a 10-minute walk to downtown, premier spa services, and more for around $200 a night.

The Queen's Landing Hotel surrounds its guests in Georgian opulence. From its cozy library to bright spacious rooms, you'll feel like you're staying at a country estate. The property boasts lovely views of the river and is within walking distance of most local attractions.

The iconic Prince of Wales Hotel sits on one of the most popular corners of Niagara-on-the-Lake. With a gorgeous Victorian gingerbread exterior, lush hanging baskets, and an expansive porch, it's impossible to miss this romantic property.

What options are in Niagara on the Lake, ON for the most affordable hotels?

3 Star Average Prices: $93.63

Niagara-on-the-Lake's charm means hotels can be a bit pricey. While there are good hotel values to be had in this beautiful area, if price is your top priority, opt for nearby Niagara Falls, Ontario. There are many hotel and motel options there for under $60 a night. If you stay outside of Niagara-on-the-Lake, your options are numerous in Canada and nearby New York. Toronto is also only about 35 miles away.

However, if you have your heart set on the beautiful town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, the Residence & Conference Centre offers rooms for under $80 a night. Guests receive free high-speed internet and a complimentary breakfast. It's just under five miles from downtown.

The Hilton Garden Inn is one of the less expensive options in the historic district. Nightly rates in the summer are around $160. Rooms come with free Wi-Fi and have a refrigerator and microwave. There's also an indoor pool.

2 Star Average Prices: $108.25

What are the best hotels in Niagara on the Lake, ON that offer discounts?

Discounts are most commonly found at the chain hotels. The Hilton Garden Inn offers AAA, AARP, and government/military discounts. All require ID or a membership card at check-in. Rates vary by day of the week, but most of the discounts provide about $5 off of the standard room rates. The government/military rate saves travelers about $50 depending on the room and date.

The Best Western Colonel Butler Inn offers a 10 percent discount off of the standard rate for AAA and CAA members as well as AARP members. The property does not offer a military or government discount rate.

While the smaller inns and historic hotels are less likely to offer discounts, they do commonly have special rate packages combined with things like theater tickets, fine dining, and other popular activities.

What hotels in Niagara on the Lake, ON have the best value?

The King George III Inn is a small eight-room property that offers a convenient location, rooms under $150 during the summer, and a continental breakfast brought to your door each morning. The property overlooks the marina area. It adheres to a strict two-night minimum during the summer season, from May through Labor Day. Another value option is the Residence & Conference Center, which offers suite-style accommodations with kitchenettes, complimentary breakfast, and free high-speed internet.

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario isn't home to a lot of inexpensive lodging. You can, however, find deep discounts (and freezing weather) during the off-season. Many of the quaint, historic properties in town do provide the opportunity to indulge in spa services, romantic dinners, wine tastings, and other package deals to take the sting out of the cold. Decide what you'd like to do during your stay, and then look for packages that suit your needs for the best value.

Niagara-on-the-Lake is less than 20 minutes from Niagara Falls, Ontario. It's important to note that there is a Niagara Falls, Ontario and a Niagara Falls, New York. The Niagara Falls area offers a lot of inexpensive accommodations on both the Canadian and American sides. As you price hotels, pay attention to whether the price is in American or Canadian dollars. You'll also want to take note of the exchange rate when you book, so you understand exactly what you're paying.

What are the top Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON destinations?

Niagara-on-the-Lake is a trip back in time without having to sacrifice amenities. From the delightful mix of Georgian, Victorian, and Coastal architecture to the immense flower baskets that hang from porches and light poles, Niagara-on-the-Lake provides a delicious incentive to slow down and enjoy the scenery.

Antiquing, wine tasting, strolling through boutiques, and enjoying decadent spa services are high on most visitors' lists of top activities. This beautiful town is also rich in the arts. Its renowned Shaw Festival attracts theater-goers from around the world interested in seeing the top talent that flocks here for the season. The festival sprung from humble beginnings in 1962, where four performances of two shows took place in the Assembly Room of the historic Court House. Today, the shows run in four venues; the Festival Theatre, the Court House Theatre, the Royal George Theatre, and the Studio Theatre.

The Shaw Festival produces 10 to 12 plays each season. Its 725 performances entertain about a quarter-of-a-million people each year. Each theater is selected with the same careful consideration that the Festival uses in deciding which productions to do, as each space lends something to the performance and experience.

But Niagara-on-the-Lake's charm is not all about theatrical performance. History comes alive in the town's numerous restored homes, many of which have been transformed into romantic inns; Fort George and Brock's Monument, the Laura Secord Homestead, and the Lincoln Welland Regiment Museum. Niagara-on-the-Lake is home to several museums, including the MacKenzie Heritage Printery, Canada's largest operating printing museum, and the Historical Society Museum, where you can learn more about the important role this area played in the War of 1812.

No one should visit Niagara-on-the-Lake without enjoying the surrounding countryside and magnificence of Niagara Falls. The Niagara Park's Botanical Gardens is worth the stop on the scenic Niagara Parkway. Also, don't miss the Great Gorge, which is just a 10-minute drive north of Niagara Falls.

If you'd like to experience some or all of the 30-plus wineries in the area, you can pick up a map or join one of the many tour groups.

With such architectural and natural beauty, it's no wonder Niagara-on-the-Lake was named one of the Ten Most Romantic Places in Canada by Reader's Digest magazine. From its fertile ground that yields delicious fruit and beautiful gardens, to its serene waters, this town is the ideal place to slow down and enjoy a quieter pace.

FAQs about hotels in Niagara on the Lake

What are the top rated hotels in Niagara on the Lake?

Best Western Colonel Butler Inn, White Oaks Resort & Spa and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Niagara Falls, ON are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels in Niagara on the Lake?

Queens Landing, Pillar & Post and Riverbend Inn and Vineyard are the top 3 luxury hotels near Niagara on the Lake city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Niagara on the Lake?

Niagara on the Lake Furnished Rentals & Suites, Pillar & Post, and Riverbend Inn and Vineyard are the properties closest to Niagara on the Lake city center.

What are the best independent hotels in Niagara on the Lake?

White Oaks Resort & Spa, Pillar & Post and Riverbend Inn and Vineyard are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Niagara on the Lake?

Comfort Inn St. Catharines, Econo Lodge by The Falls and Comfort Hotel are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Niagara on the Lake?

Best Western Colonel Butler Inn, Best Western Colonel Butler Inn and Best Western St. Catharines Hotel & Conference Centre are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Niagara on the Lake?

Holiday Inn Express Niagara-On-The-Lake, an IHG Hotel, Holiday Inn St. Catharines Niagara and Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites St. Catharines Conference Center are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Verified reviews of the city of Niagara on the Lake

Below are reviews of the city of Niagara on the Lake, ON from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Shaw Festival"
Score 5.0 / 5

My husband and I go to the Shaw Festival every year when possible. We thoroughly enjoy the theatre, the great restaurants, the shops at Niagara on the Lake, the beautiful and colorful flower beds, hanging baskets, and the flower pots, the historical buildings, the horse and carriages, visiting the Christmas store, and of course visiting some wineries. Shirley and Gary Binns

Linda H., from 16-Jun-2022
"Beautiful gardens and flowers!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Beautiful gardens and flowers!

Linda H., from 12-Jun-2022
"Superior to Niagara Falls"
Score 5.0 / 5

I always enjoy Niagara on the Lake. Niagara Falls on the other hand is just a huge tourist trap.

Jim K., from 08-Jul-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Niagara on the Lake, ON shown above is 4.7 out of 5 based on 3 reviews
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