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HI-Niagara Falls Hostel Reviews

4549 Cataract Ave., Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls, Canada

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319 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 66%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Really friendly staff!!


The hostel is a bit far away from "the falls" .. at least in the winter, when you don't want to walk for half an hour. Perfect for the summer though! Everything else was very good and I would stay there again.

  • 13th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Very clean, very safe and well equipped hostel. Only a 20min walk from the falls and the breakfast spread was excellent compared to most hostels. The staff were very helpful and polite. This is one of the nicest hostels Iv stayed in! Would definatly recommend staying here!

  • 12th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Really enjoyed my stay, it is about 30 min walk from everywhere but you get to walk through beautiful scenery and also by the water if u want!! Owners were very lovely!


It's a bit sad that a hostel doesn't have ANY change at all when you want to pay in cash. Also, if you advertise that it's a 15 minute walk to the Niagara Falls, which is more like a 30 minute walk, you should be honest about this. Everything else (cleanliness, atmosphere, facilities..) were really good.

  • 24th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


We enjoyed our time there, it was nothing special but we have no major complaints. One thing was the HI Membership, it is very unethical how they advertise a discounted members rate online, and only once you have made a booking are you made aware of this. The HI system basically manipulates you into purchasing a membership. This is not typical to HI Niagara, but all HI hostels we've stayed at in Canada.

  • 22nd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


far from the falls and no buses after 6pm not good breakfast


I stayed in a 4 person male dorm and I have to say, it was by far the smallest room I ever slept in. Space between beds was about a foot! Shared facility can use some update. Not kept too clean but this could just be the patrons. Kitchen, common area, etc... reasonable and well stocked. Welcoming atmosphere. Free breakfast. Just some cereals and toast but free is good.

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