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All reviews living room dining area private balcony house is beautiful small kitchenette own bathroom river road home away from home cozy room enjoyed our stay breakfast was delicious gracious hosts every morning niagara parkway a wonderful stay comfortable stay great weekend definitely stay here again
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

My husband and I decided to take a trip to Niagara Falls but didn't want to stay right in the Falls area. We were open to a B&B since our room had A/C, a private bathroom, free parking and the time for breakfast was flexible (a hot breakfast was served from 8-10 with coffee, tea, pastries and fruit available starting at 7:30). Also, if you're from the U.S., Ellis House was close enough to NY to pick up both AT&T and Verizon cell service in our room (The Retreat) and in the main house. From the moment we arrived, our hostess Vindya was friendly, accommodating and informative. Check in was easy and she helped us get the lay of the land so that we could take advantage of the local attractions. Our room was clean, comfortable and we had everything we needed. Breakfast was really good and we enjoyed talking to other guests while dining. We walked to the Falls one day (maybe about 1.5 miles downhill to the Falls) and rode the WeGo bus the other days. Something we didn't realize on our first day riding the bus is that the first pick up isn't until a little after 10 AM. So if you want to ride the bus, be sure to take that into consideration when scheduling activities. The stop is about 4 blocks away from Ellis House and we felt safe walking from the bus stop to the B&B late at night. With the Adventure Pass, which is available at the Welcome Centers, the bus is free for 48 hours from the first time it's scanned on a bus. We definitely recommend taking advantage of that since parking is really expensive near the Falls and the buses run every ten minutes. Another plus regarding Ellis House's location is it was easy to get to Niagara on The Lake, which is a very quaint town with shops, restaurants and a plethora of wineries about a 25 minute drive away. We did a wine tour and the tour company picked us up and dropped us off right at Ellis House, which was very convenient. Many thanks to our hostess for a really enjoyable experience; we will stay again at Ellis House if we return to the Niagara Falls area.

Room Tip: The Retreat was in a separate building with plenty of light and privacy
  • Stayed: August 2018, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

Spent 3 nights and felt right at home from the start. Booked the last room available and even though it was small, it had everything needed for a relaxing stay. Our host was so nice and pleasant, gave us tips for attractions and prepared the best breakfast every morning! The house is close to the WeGo bus stop, and is close enough to walk (approx. 1.5 miles) to the falls. Will definitely stay there again on any return trip.

  • Stayed: July 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank Omalinda13
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Stayed here for 2 nights at the first part of July and it was really nice. It was very hot at that time, but our room was great, air conditioned, comfortable bed, great coffee, and an ok breakfast and free parking. Host was really helpful with suggestions. Would recommend it .If you need parking by the falls, there is a lot past the Skylon tower lot, $10.00 for all day, Skylon charges $15.00 Meters are $5.00 for half an hour.

  • Stayed: July 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank ivanh453
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Had a great time and will go back. Meal is superb, and our hostess is the greatest! Rooms are comfortable and private. We were on a anniversary trip. Great location nearby the attractions. Please come and stay, it will be worth it!

Stayed: June 2018, travelled with family
Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We loved it here, owner was very nice, helpful about local spots and she cooks a great breakfast. We would highly recommend this place, very clean,very quite, close to everything, great price, I'm glad we chose Ellis over the traditional hotels, you won't regret the stay.

Stayed: June 2018, travelled with family
Thank RON A
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