The Best Cheap Hotels to Book in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

Find the perfect accommodation for your trip to the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Find the perfect accommodation for your trip to the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake | © Cosmo Condina / Alamy Stock Photo
Debra Smith

Niagara-on-the-Lake is a town on the shores of Lake Ontario, a half-hour drive from Niagara Falls. It’s retained a vibrant, historic city center lined with 19th-century buildings, some converted into boutique shops and restaurants. The world-famous Shaw Festival draws international stars and theatergoers from June to December each year. Wine lovers are surrounded by a multitude of vineyards to visit, while history buffs can trace the Underground Railroad route or explore the battlefields of the War of 1812. Find the best hotel deals in Niagara-on-the-Lake with this selection of properties – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Oban Inn, for garden strolls


A double at the Oban Inn with a balcony, floral bedspread, leather headboard and wood floors
Courtesy of Oban Inn / Expedia
Keep the Oban Inn in mind when searching for hotel deals in Niagara-on-the-Lake, as one of the seven room types at this 26-room property will be sure to please. Main-floor rooms have terraces leading to the English garden, hot springs and outdoor pool. Deluxe queen rooms on the floor above have balconies that overlook the garden, while the Oban Suite adds a wood-burning fireplace and a soaker tub where you can warm up with a book from the library.

2. Holiday Inn Express Niagara-on-the-Lake, for wine lovers

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Exterior of Holiday Inn Express Niagara-on-the-Lake
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In the center of wine country and a 10-minute drive to Niagara Falls, the Holiday Inn Express offers outstanding value. Check in here to enjoy spotlessly clean rooms with cushy duvets and Keurig coffee makers, as well as an indoor heated pool that stays open late, complimentary breakfast and parking. The hotel is also located handily close to an outlet mall.

3. Best Western Colonel Butler Inn, for evenings on the porch

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Exterior of Best Western Colonel Butler Inn at dusk
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The 26-room colonial-style Best Western has a pleasant facade that invites you to linger on the white picket porch or come inside and sample some fresh baked cookies. The comfortable rooms with contemporary furnishings are a pleasant surprise – as are the free parking, complimentary breakfast and electric vehicle charging station. Guests rave about the friendly staff who can guide you to the best boutiques and shops of the historic old town, a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

4. Hilton Garden Inn Niagara-on-the-Lake, for thoughtful extras

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Room at Hilton Garden Inn Niagara-on-the-Lake
Courtesy of Hilton Garden Inn Niagara-on-the-Lake / Expedia

It isn’t often that a chain inspires loving reviews, but Hilton Garden Inn does just that. Maybe it’s the indoor pool and hot tub, the dining room where large windows let in the garden view or the little touches such as chilled water in the lobby. Choose two queen beds or upgrade to a king room with a whirlpool. There’s a pantry that’s open 24 hours a day for late-night snackers, and an outlet mall is right across the street.

5. Staybridge Suites Niagara-on-the-Lake, for endless amenities

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Exterior of Staybridge Suites Niagara-on-the-Lake at dusk
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Great for long stays and long on service, Staybridge Suites has 70 oversize suites with fully stocked kitchenettes for cooking your own meals or whipping up a picnic lunch. Don’t worry about breakfast, though, as there’s a huge buffet waiting for you. Bathrooms feature granite countertops and large walk-in showers stocked with towers of towels. There’s an indoor heated pool, an outdoor grill and a minigolf course – all free for guests to use.

6. White Oaks Resort and Spa, for fitness fanatics


Suite at the White Oaks Resort and Spa in browns and beiges with sofas and floor to ceiling windows
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White Oaks is one of the finest resorts in the Niagara area, and a room here includes access to a three-level gym with squash and tennis courts, as well as an indoor pool and weight room. The spa has a full complement of hair and beauty treatments, plus a sauna and eucalyptus steam room. Every room has cozy robes, crisp Frette linens and a mini fridge, while luxury suites add balconies and fireplaces.

Still haven’t found your ideal hotel in Canada yet? Check out more of the country’s best budget hotels, and book now via Culture Trip.

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