HOWARD JOHNSON CLOSEST TO THE FALLS

454 Main St., Niagara Falls, NY 14301 United States (USA)
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2.0 Star Downtown Hotel in Niagara County
43.08968-79.06236
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3.0/ 5

Based on 645 guest reviews

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  • Has an indoor pool!
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • 80 rooms in hotel
  • 5 floors in hotel
  • 2 suites in hotel
  • Check-out time: 12pm
  • Group booking rating of 8.6/10

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Local Attractions

Falls, Two Casinos, and Canada all walking distance, Seasonal Attractions- Maid of Mist, Cave of the Winds within walking distance, Helicopter Tours, Helipad on Premise .. Most rooms come with Microwave & Refrigerator, In-room safe, Free wi-fi internet access

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 746 verified reviews

59
Poor

Hotel is outdated. Bad breakfast. Great location.

“Within walking distance to tourist attractions” “Undersized breakfast facility”

Excellent Wellness Hotel Top 1% in city
Great City Hotel Top 15% in city

Good to know

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Elevator was a little old” “Hallways are dark and scary”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor”

  • Old rooms

    “Room decor is old and dated” “Bathroom was outdated”

Review highlights

Location

90/100
191 reviews

Great location. Great for sightseeing and excursions with many good restaurants, bars and shopping options near-by. Parking is good and affordable.

“Easy access to tourist sights” “Plenty of self parking” “Very convenient to all attractions”

Service

79/100
238 reviews

Service is acceptably professional but very friendly, with decent reception and housekeeping.

“Each staff member was attentive and friendly” “Staff was excellent” “Great room service”

Room

44/100
265 reviews

Spacious but dirty bathrooms and rooms, with uncomfortable beds. Rooms are old and poorly-maintained, although views are OK. Bad TV's and kitchenettes.

“Broken fan” “Toilet was broken” “Carpet has a lot of stains”

Cleanliness

43/100
136 reviews

Dirty rooms, bathrooms, and pool area. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Carpet has a lot of stains” “Bath tub was dirty” “Dirty carpets in the room”

Breakfast

35/100
139 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not so tasty.

“Very small breakfast room” “Breakfast area did not have sufficient” “Undersized breakfast facility”

WiFi

29/100
29 reviews

WiFi's cheap, but poor quality.

“Without internet” “Wi-Fi was terrible” “Internet speed could be better”

Amenities

18/100
75 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Third floor was loud and annoying”

Vibe

14/100
153 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is relatively stylish. Unfriendly atmosphere. Great for a wellness holiday. Good choice for a city trip.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Hallways are dark and scary”

Ranked top 76% by families, with a score of 55

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Room decor is old and dated” “Bathroom was outdated”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Elevator was a little old” “Hallways are dark and scary”

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Easy access to tourist sights” “Within walking distance to tourist attractions”

  • Fair breakfast prices

    “Breakfast is included” “Breakfast included”

Review highlights

Location

94/100
62 reviews

Great location. Great excursions and sightseeing.

“Easy access to tourist sights” “Plenty of self parking” “Very convenient to all attractions”

Service

73/100
54 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception.

“Each staff member was attentive and friendly” “Staff was excellent” “Great room service”

Cleanliness

43/100
36 reviews

Dirty room. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Carpet has a lot of stains” “Bath tub was dirty” “Dirty carpets in the room”

Room

40/100
70 reviews

Dirty, dilapidated rooms with awful furniture. Big but old rooms with bad beds and bathrooms.

“Broken fan” “Toilet was broken” “Carpet has a lot of stains”

Breakfast

35/100
34 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not so tasty.

“Very small breakfast room” “Breakfast area did not have sufficient” “Undersized breakfast facility”

WiFi

24/100
10 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Without internet” “Wi-Fi was terrible” “Internet speed could be better”

Amenities

15/100
20 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Third floor was loud and annoying”

Vibe

11/100
42 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Hallways are dark and scary”

Ranked top 73% by couples, with a score of 61

Good to know

  • Spacious rooms

    “Cheap and big space” “Rooms are good size”

  • Bad internet service

    “Without internet” “Wi-Fi was terrible”

  • Dirty room

    “Carpet has a lot of stains” “Bath tub was dirty”

  • Fantastic service

    “Each staff member was attentive and friendly” “Staff was excellent”

Review highlights

Location

91/100
18 reviews

Great location.

“Easy access to tourist sights” “Plenty of self parking” “Very convenient to all attractions”

Service

82/100
23 reviews

Friendly service.

“Each staff member was attentive and friendly” “Staff was excellent” “Great room service”

Room

48/100
27 reviews

Untidy rooms with bad bathrooms, substandard beds and furniture. Spacious rooms.

“Broken fan” “Toilet was broken” “Carpet has a lot of stains”

Cleanliness

42/100
14 reviews

Dirty room.

“Carpet has a lot of stains” “Bath tub was dirty” “Dirty carpets in the room”

Breakfast

39/100
11 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Very small breakfast room” “Breakfast area did not have sufficient” “Undersized breakfast facility”

WiFi

30/100
6 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Without internet” “Wi-Fi was terrible” “Internet speed could be better”

Amenities

19/100
5 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Third floor was loud and annoying”

Vibe

15/100
14 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Hallways are dark and scary”

Ranked top 77% by business travelers, with a score of 46

Good to know

  • Room is not nice

    “Broken fan” “Toilet was broken”

Review highlights

Room

40/100
5 reviews

Room is not nice.

“Broken fan” “Toilet was broken” “Carpet has a lot of stains”

Review highlights

Room

44/100
7 reviews

Room is not nice.

“Broken fan” “Toilet was broken” “Carpet has a lot of stains”

Good to know

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Elevator was a little old” “Hallways are dark and scary”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor”

  • Old rooms

    “Room decor is old and dated” “Bathroom was outdated”

Review highlights

Location

90/100
173 reviews

Great location. Great eating out nearby together with excellent sightseeing and excursions. Parking is good and affordable.

“Easy access to tourist sights” “Plenty of self parking” “Very convenient to all attractions”

Service

79/100
216 reviews

Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service.

“Each staff member was attentive and friendly” “Staff was excellent” “Great room service”

Room

45/100
242 reviews

Dirty and under-maintained rooms and bathrooms with bad beds. Out-dated rooms with substandard TVs, kitchenettes and furnishings. Spacious rooms. Average view.

“Broken fan” “Toilet was broken” “Carpet has a lot of stains”

Cleanliness

44/100
126 reviews

Dirty rooms, bathrooms, and pool area. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Carpet has a lot of stains” “Bath tub was dirty” “Dirty carpets in the room”

Breakfast

34/100
123 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Very small breakfast room” “Breakfast area did not have sufficient” “Undersized breakfast facility”

WiFi

32/100
26 reviews

WiFi's cheap, but poor quality.

“Without internet” “Wi-Fi was terrible” “Internet speed could be better”

Amenities

17/100
70 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Third floor was loud and annoying”

Vibe

14/100
145 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Hotel is relatively stylish. Unfriendly atmosphere.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Hallways are dark and scary”

Ranked top 70% by families, with a score of 54

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Room decor is old and dated” “Bathroom was outdated”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Elevator was a little old” “Hallways are dark and scary”

  • Unclean hotel facilities

    “Doorways could be cleaner” “Halls stunk”

  • Professional service

    “Staff helpful and efficient” “Quick weekend getaway”

Review highlights

Location

93/100
51 reviews

Excellent location with good excursion options.

“Easy access to tourist sights” “Plenty of self parking” “Very convenient to all attractions”

Service

73/100
46 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception.

“Each staff member was attentive and friendly” “Staff was excellent” “Great room service”

Pool

54/100
17 reviews

Ordinary pool.

“Incorrect pool” “Chlorine smell from the pool” “Heated pool and sauna”

Cleanliness

42/100
32 reviews

Dirty room. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Carpet has a lot of stains” “Bath tub was dirty” “Dirty carpets in the room”

Room

40/100
59 reviews

Dirty, dilapidated rooms with awful furniture. Big but old rooms with bad beds and bathrooms.

“Broken fan” “Toilet was broken” “Carpet has a lot of stains”

Breakfast

34/100
26 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Very small breakfast room” “Breakfast area did not have sufficient” “Undersized breakfast facility”

WiFi

24/100
8 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Without internet” “Wi-Fi was terrible” “Internet speed could be better”

Amenities

16/100
17 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Third floor was loud and annoying”

Vibe

11/100
39 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Hallways are dark and scary”

Ranked top 68% by couples, with a score of 61

Good to know

  • Spacious rooms

    “Cheap and big space” “Rooms are good size”

  • Bad furniture

    “Carpet has a lot of stains” “Dirty carpets in the room”

  • Bad internet service

    “Without internet” “Wi-Fi was terrible”

  • Room is not nice

    “Broken fan” “Toilet was broken”

Review highlights

Location

91/100
17 reviews

Great location.

“Easy access to tourist sights” “Plenty of self parking” “Very convenient to all attractions”

Service

81/100
22 reviews

Friendly service.

“Each staff member was attentive and friendly” “Staff was excellent” “Great room service”

Room

48/100
25 reviews

Untidy rooms with bad bathrooms, substandard beds and furniture. Spacious rooms.

“Broken fan” “Toilet was broken” “Carpet has a lot of stains”

Cleanliness

42/100
14 reviews

Dirty room.

“Carpet has a lot of stains” “Bath tub was dirty” “Dirty carpets in the room”

Breakfast

39/100
10 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Very small breakfast room” “Breakfast area did not have sufficient” “Undersized breakfast facility”

WiFi

31/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Without internet” “Wi-Fi was terrible” “Internet speed could be better”

Amenities

19/100
5 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Third floor was loud and annoying”

Vibe

15/100
14 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Elevator was a little old” “Dated floor” “Hallways are dark and scary”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
10 reviews

Great location.

“Easy access to tourist sights” “Plenty of self parking” “Very convenient to all attractions”

Value

80/100
5 reviews

Best value for money.

“Cheap and big space” “Affordable restaurants nearby” “Charge of breakfast was fantastic”

Service

77/100
9 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Each staff member was attentive and friendly” “Staff was excellent” “Great room service”

Breakfast

33/100
6 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Very small breakfast room” “Breakfast area did not have sufficient” “Undersized breakfast facility”

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Customer Reviews of Howard Johnson Closest To The Falls

3.0 out of 5. Based on 645 guest reviews , Average

Property Description

Amenities: Non smoking rooms; Handicapped rooms; King Jacuzzi rooms; Indoor heated pool/sauna( 2:00 PM-10 PM Mon-Fri; 10 AM-10 PM Sat-Sun); Color TV; Remote control; HBO; ESPN; CNN; Weather Channel; Free Wi-Fi Internet Access; E-mail services available; AM/FM radio alarm clock; hairdryer in all rooms; refrigerator or microwave available (fee); 24 hour front desk; laundry services; free parking; RV or truck parking; pets allowed (fee); children under 18 free; safe deposit box; In-Room Safes;Three Sister's Trading Post (gift shop); Free Deluxe Continental breakfast daily from 6:30am - 9:30am; Denny's restaurant across from hotel Affordable comfort in the heart of Niagara Falls. Niagara's Howard Johnson Closest to the Falls offers premier lodging at Family rates. We are just a short stroll to the: * Famous Falls - (one & 1/2 blocks) * Area Attractions - Aquarium, Schoellkopf Geological Museum (3 blocks) * Rainbow Bridge - (one block) * Niagara Falls Convention & Visitors Center (3 blocks) * Cave of the Winds (Operating April - October) - Goat Island (within walking distance) * Canadian Casino - 15 minute walk over the Rainbow Bridge * Seneca Niagara Casino - 2 Blocks * Hard Rock Cafe - (2 blocks) * Upper Rapids - (3 blocks) * Lower River and the Gorge (just behind the Hotel) * Helicopter Tours (Operating April - October) by Rainbow Air (helipad located on premises) 7 minute breathtaking flight * Whirlpool and Lower Rapids (3/4 mile) * Maid of the Mist Boat Ride (Operating April - October) - Prospect Point or available with a Bedore Tour * Bedore Tours (Operating April - October) - 3 hour sightseeing tour of Canada & US with Maid of the Mist boat ride or nighttime illumination of the Falls

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4pm
Check Out: 12pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 5
Rooms: 80
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 64
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 2
Meeting Rooms: 0
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 Hour
Nightly Parking: 0.0
Typical Group Deposit: $350.00

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office in room available
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Buffalo-Niagara International Airport 20 miles- Taxi expense $65.00

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Howard Johnson

  • Rise and Dine breakfast offering coffee, fruit juices, and baked goods
  • In-room coffee and High speed internet access in every room
  • Pet friendly at participating locations
  • Home Office Rooms ideal for business travelers which includes a work desk and a comfortable chair with a refrigerator and microwave

The Howard Johnson highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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