Hostel in Niagara Falls, USA

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Get to know Niagara Falls (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Niagara Falls. To help you make friends with Niagara Falls before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Niagara Falls on the on the United States side has a very natural feel to it -- with the region was developed as parklands known as the Niagara Reservation. Most of the hostels in Niagara Falls, New York, are in and around Main Street and are only a short walk to get to the reservation, from which to view the falls.

There are walking paths that you can take from the visitors centre to get to the major viewing platforms of the American and Bridal Veil Falls from a side-on view and then of the Horseshoe Falls further back along the river. During the summer months, you can take the Maid of the Mist boat down into the bottom of the Horseshoe Falls to experience first hand the spray of the falls and their massive power as the water tumbles over the cliff face. Niagara Falls has the greatest flow rate of any waterfall in the world and the force of the water is spectacular. The view of the waterfalls is better from the Canadian side, so even if you're staying at a hostel on the US side, check your visa requirements and if you can, take a stroll over the Rainbow Bridge to the Canadian side of the falls for a couple of hours so that you can get a better and more frontal view of both of the falls.

If history is your thing, then a visit to the Old Fort Niagara should be on the list of things to do. There are also an abundance of factory outlet malls for shopping in around the region if you are out to score a bargain.

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FAQ about Niagara Falls Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Niagara Falls. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Niagara Falls. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Niagara Falls costs on average $39 for a dorm. A hostel in Niagara Falls with private rooms costs on average $204.
There is exactly 1 Hostel in Niagara Falls, USA. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
Gorge View is the best hostel in Niagara Falls for families.
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Your Packing List for Niagara Falls

Your Packing List for Niagara Falls

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Niagara Falls and USA.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Niagara Falls Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Niagara Falls, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$39 Average dorm price
$204 Average private room price
$36 Cheapest hostel in Niagara Falls
Gorge View is the cheapest
8.5 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Niagara Falls - from the Community

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