The Top Niagara Falls NY Hotels & Places to Stay

Photo courtesy Hyatt Place Niagara Falls


Need somewhere classy to stay when visiting Niagara Falls? Contributor Mary Noe Shares our favorite Niagara Falls NY Hotels


One of the most exciting travel destinations in North America, Niagara Falls is a breathtaking natural wonder.

Straddling the border between Ontario, Canada and New York state, Niagara Falls draws millions of visitors each year to witness the majesty of the stunning waterfalls. Spectacular Niagara Falls is one of the top wedding and honeymoon destinations in the United States and is also a popular family vacation spot.

For those visiting the United States side, hotel options in Niagara Falls, NY are plentiful and varied. Whether you are looking for a historic inn, a casino resort, or a hotel with the best view of Niagara Falls, let LuxuryNiagaraFalls be your personal guide to the best Niagara Falls NY hotels.

Here are some of our favorite places to stay on the American side of the famous falls…


Top Niagara Falls NY Hotels


The Giacomo Hotel
Lounge area and fireplace of The Giacomo Hotel
The Giacomo Hotel offers a classy stay in an historic building steps away from the falls (Photo courtesy The Giacomo Hotel)


A TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2020 Award winner, The Giacomo Hotel is upscale and trendy. This luxury boutique hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and impresses with stunning art deco architecture. Built in 1929, the Giacomo is a member of the Ascend Hotel Collection and is one of the best hotels in Niagara Falls, NY. 

The Giacomo has been completely renovated in opulent style. Guests rooms and suites are luxurious with lush velvet upholstery and rich fabrics, and many include fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. 

Guests may enjoy a complimentary full European breakfast, as well as a chic bar and lounge, and fitness and business centers. Custom chocolates and freshly baked cookies are very special amenities.

For reservations, visit The Giacomo Hotel.


 Red Coach Inn
Exterior of the Red-Coach-Inn at dusk
The Red Coach Inn offers traditional B&B accommodations in a charming Tudor-style building (Photo courtesy The Red Coach Inn)


The historic Red Coach Inn overlooks Niagara’s Upper Rapids and is the perfect choice for location and luxury in Niagara Falls, NY. An English Tudor-style bed and breakfast, the Red Coach Inn is situated so close to the falls that you can actually hear the roar. Welcoming guests since 1923, this charming inn is elegant and refined and offers 37 unique guest rooms and suites – some with fireplaces, four poster beds, and full kitchens.

Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2020 Award, the Red Coach Inn is consistently rated one of the top hotels in Niagara Falls, NY, with honors including:

  • AAA Three Diamond Award
  • Forbes Three Star Award
  • Diamond Collection Awards

A complimentary sit-down, made-to-order breakfast is offered each morning in the award-winning AAA Three Diamond restaurant, and a lovely garden and patio add to the warm ambiance of this traditional property. Fun fact: The Red Coach Inn was the honeymoon hotel for Jim and Pam on the television show The Office.

Visit Red Coach Inn for reservations.


Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa
Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa bedroom at one of the best Niagara Falls NY hotels
Niagara Crossing Hotel features boutique rooms in the town of Lewiston (Photo courtesy Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa)


Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa is a premiere boutique hotel perfect for weddings, elopements, and special events. Located in the charming town of Lewiston, this historic hotel site is rich with history, and is known as the launching point of America’s 1812 invasion into Canada.

The Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa is a TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Award winner and is one of the top wedding destinations in the Niagara Falls area. Guest rooms and suites are designed in traditional, refined style, and feature fireplaces and luxurious bed linens. Guests also enjoy complimentary breakfast.

The Spa at Niagara Crossing is an upscale retreat, offering:

  • Body Wraps
  • Facial Services
  • Massage Therapy
  • Couples Massage
  • Spa Party Packages

 Visit Niagara Crossing Hotel & Spa for reservations and more information.


Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino
Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino corner suite of top Niagara Falls NY hotels
Seneca Niagara Resort’s corner suites offer spectacular views over Niagara Falls (Photo courtesy Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino)

Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino is one of the most popular hotels in Niagara Falls, NY. The resort’s sleek 26-story tower is designed in contemporary style and is located just a mile from Niagara Falls. The vibrant casino offers on-site excitement, with slot machines, table games, roulette, and a poker room. Resort guests may choose from a variety of deluxe guest rooms and suites featuring luxe amenities including oversized showers and pillow-topped beds.

The Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino property also offers premium shopping, world-class live entertainment and concerts, several restaurants, and access to the Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Club.

Indulge at Seneca Niagara’s Spa & Salon with massage, body treatments, hair and nail care, or the signature Caviar & Pearls Facial.

 For reservations, visit Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino.


Sheraton Niagara Falls NY
Sheraton Niagara Falls NY deluxe bedroom
The Sheraton Niagara Falls NY is perfect for family-friendly getaways and romantic weekends away (Photo courtesy Sheraton Niagara Falls NY)


A TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Award winner, the Sheraton Niagara Falls NY

is also a AAA Three-Diamond Award winner and is a favorite hotel in the region. Located just steps from the falls, the Sheraton Niagara Falls USA offers convenient access to all the excitement and adventure of the area, including Niagara Gorge and Niagara Falls State Park.

This family-friendly Niagara Falls hotel is perfect for guests of all ages. The Reef Beach Club features Niagara’s largest outdoor pool, and the At The Falls Arcade and Rainforest Café offer fun for the whole family. The hotel also offers a unique HydroSpa, a 24-hour fitness center, and easy connected access to the nearby casino at Seneca Niagara Resort.

Guest accommodations are modern and comfortable, and concierge level rooms and suites offer lounge access with complimentary breakfast and snacks.

Visit Sheraton Niagara Falls USA for more information.


Hyatt Place Niagara Falls

Located in the heart of town, the Hyatt Place Niagara Falls is within walking distance to some of the areas most visited attractions – the Niagara Falls Observation Tower, the scenic Cave of the Winds, and Niagara Falls State Park. This modern hotel is one of the top hotels in Niagara Falls, NY, and is a TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Award-winner.

Guest rooms and suites are contemporary and comfortable and include flat-screen TVs and pull-out sofas. Guests enjoy complimentary breakfast, and on-site dining options include The Bar for coffee, cocktails, and small bites, The Market for fresh ‘grab and go’ items, and a 24/7 dining menu.

Unique amenities include a rooftop patio with views of the Canadian Falls an indoor heated saltwater pool, a fitness room, a business center, and meeting and special event rooms. World of Hyatt members enjoy enhanced amenities as well.

For reservations and more information, visit Hyatt Place Niagara Falls.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Niagara Falls New York

 Situated on the Niagara River, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Niagara Falls New York is a TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2020 Award winner and blends contemporary design with traditional hospitality.

Guest rooms are modern and comfortable, with DoubleTree’s signature plush top beds and jumbo hypo-allergenic down pillows. Many rooms offer stunning river views, balconies, and whirlpool tubs.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Niagara Falls New York is an excellent choice for accommodations in the Niagara Falls area. The property is located within walking distance to the Falls, and offers a heated indoor pool, fitness center, and event space, along with an on-site restaurant, room service, and warm chocolate chip cookies upon check-in.  

Visit DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Niagara Falls New York for more information.




Contributor Mary Noe is Managing Editor of Riley Regional Media and loves to discover local food, culture, customs, and personalities.