There are some locations around the world where you expect to have a great view from your hotel window or balcony. These include just about anywhere in Paris, near the Pyramids in Egypt, and Niagara Falls. The famous falls are one of the largest in the world, with a height of almost 170 feet and the Horseshoe Falls reach a width of about 2,600 feet. However, there are plenty of locations in England to choose from that have stunning scenery and are great for a short break. They include lake district, cornwall, London and many more. They offer a cheaper alternative to going abroad and provide a great weekend away. hotel deals can help you save by offering you great deals for your break so go online to book your holiday.

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There is no shortage of places to stay around Niagara Falls, ranging from quaint bed and breakfast inns to luxury hotels. The falls straddle the border between Canada and the US, and there are more hotels on the Canadian side. On the American side of the falls can be found most of the major chain hotels, all of which generally offer reasonable rates. However, room prices tend to be higher between June to August, and room prices can also be higher if there is a special event happening.

Although several hotels offer views of Niagara Falls, one of the best is the 53 floor Hilton Niagara Fallsview, which offers wonderful views from its rooms as well as the restaurant. The hotel has all the usual amenities and some you might not expect, including a ballroom and casino, although its highlight is undoubtedly its proximity to the falls. Other nearby hotels also offer wonderful and panoramic views over Niagara Falls, although when booking a room always make sure that you have a room with a view.

The area around Niagara Falls is extremely built up and commercialized, and one alternative if you are looking for somewhere quitter and with more character, is to stay nearby. There are several places to stay in Lewiston, New York and several lovely bed and breakfast inns in the delightful village of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The village has many well preserved 19th century houses, many turned into luxurious places to stay, and is also in the centre of the area's wine growing region. The main street is lined with small one of a kind shops, cafes and tea rooms.

Of course, regardless of where you are staying in the Niagara Falls area, you want to get the best rate. Comparing hotel room rates using the various hotel booking sites is an obvious first step, as is travelling off season if you are able to do that. As mentioned previously, room prices can be higher during special events or at certain times of the year. Try calling the hotel directly, if you want to stay there but cannot afford the posted rate, and always ask for any applicable discount, including those for groups, senior citizens and members of frequent flier programmes. Most chain hotels have a partnership with at least one major airline.

Although heavily commercialized and always busy, Niagara Falls is undoubtedly one of the wonders of the world. Whether you stay in a skyscraper overlooking the falls, or a cosy bed and breakfast in a 19th century village, a visit here can be exciting and memorable.