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Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls

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6.8

Poor (13,299 ratings)

Niagara Falls, United States - 

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280 m Fallsview Casino

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910 m Skylon Tower

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1.5 km Clifton Hill

Hotel Overview

Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls is a popular destination for travelers visiting Niagara Falls. Based on user reviews, it offers a remarkable view of the falls, ensuring guests have a memorable experience. While many appreciate the hotel's amenities and location, there are mixed feelings about certain aspects of their stay.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Nature

Atmosphere

  1. Incredible Views: Guests rave about the breathtaking views of Niagara Falls right from their rooms.
  2. Prime Location: Its proximity to local attractions makes it convenient for sightseeing.
  3. Friendly Staff: Many visitors commend the warm and courteous service provided by the hotel staff.
  4. Room Comfort: Rooms are generally found to be comfortable and adequately equipped for a pleasant stay.
  5. Observation Deck: The hotel features an observation deck that offers stunning views of the falls, highly praised by guests.
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Area for improvement

Bathroom

Parking

Sleep

  1. Parking Issues: Guests frequently mention difficulties with parking, including availability and cost.
  2. Outdated Facilities: Some visitors feel that certain areas of the hotel, including rooms, could benefit from renovations.
  3. Additional Fees: There are complaints about unexpected additional fees, such as for Wi-Fi and other amenities.
  4. Noisy Environment: Due to its location and some of its room configurations, noise can be an issue for guests seeking a quiet stay.
  5. Variable Room Quality: The experience can vary greatly depending on the room; while some are very pleased, others find their accommodations lacking.

Amenities

Pool

Hot Tub

Parking available

Parking available

Free WiFi

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

Bar

24/7 front desk

24/7 front desk

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RateScore

Total 13,299 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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6.9

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6.6

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booking

8,983 Reviews

6.9 / 10

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expedia

4,316 Reviews

6.6 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Amenities

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Parking

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Kitchen

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Nightlife

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Bar

Atmosphere

Food

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Air Conditioning

Restaurant

Pool

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Spa

Transit

Gym

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Amenities was mentioned 1015 times

36% Negative54% Positive

Reviews based on Amenities

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Anish Gunchala5 months ago
2/5Google icon

Before booking at this place, remember you’re spending money only for the fall views. It’s an old hotel needing lot of renovations. I spent $300 a night to experience fall view right in front of bed and I must say, it was a spectacular view with a disappointing room. With that being said, there is no basic things like microwaves in the room. I would expect those little amenities if I am spending that much for a room.

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Matt W6 months ago
1/5Google icon

My wife and I stayed here for two nights as part of our two week honeymoon. The view from the room was fantastic as we had a view of the falls. Unfortunately, that's where the positive points end. The hotel is very limited in its amenities and the decor and rooms are dated and tired, with our room feeling dirty and in need of a more detailed clean. With the booking being quite expensive, we expected much more from our stay. Simple things such as, a clean room, the hotel offers a free coffee machine in the foyer, where most hotels would offer in-room tea/coffee amenities. There was also no on-site restaurant with customers offered a dinner voucher for Applebees next door. My wife and I decided to stay in our room the first night in order to watch the nightly falls firework display. We tried calling down to the front desk a number of times with no luck each time with the line being busy. After going downstairs, simply to ask if there were any glasses available. Something a little nicer to toast with instead of the disposable plastic cups, as it was our honeymoon. The staff seemed to not care about it being a special occasion for us, and said that the plastic cups were the only thing available. Unfortunately, the view, and the location are the only positive things about this hotel. However the windows were filthy. I would recommend saving some money and booking elsewhere with better amenities and more up to date appearance.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 237

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Number of floors 21

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Number of buildings/towers 2

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

6

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18

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16

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Fallsview Casino

280 m

Skylon Tower

910 m

Clifton Hill

1.5 km

Fallsview Indoor Waterpark

1.5 km

Horseshoe Falls

2 km

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Getting around

Niagara Falls, ON (XLV-Niagara Falls Train Station)

2.5 km

Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.)

12 km

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Restaurants

Grand Buffet

490 m

Shoeless Joe's

350 m

Spyce Lounge

280 m

Ponte Vecchio

350 m

Table Rock House

1.26 km

Street View

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.9 - $2.8

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Coffee

$2.7 - $7.8

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $2.8

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$10.1 - $36.6

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$1.8 - $2.7

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$2.7 - $2.8

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$44 - $192.3

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$9.2 - $22.9

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.2 - $13.7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.6 - $3.2

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Public transport, monthly pass

$68.7 - $116.3

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.8 - $1.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$39.4 - $73.3

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$27.5

Weather In Niagara Falls

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Precipitation In Niagara Falls

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.59

PM1016

28

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 16:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets

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