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“Easily the Best Value in Niagara Falls!”
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The Rex Motel
Ranked #1 of 128 Hotels in Niagara Falls
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Kingston, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Easily the Best Value in Niagara Falls!”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife and I stayed at The Rex for 3 nights while we celebrated our 10th anniversary. Overall we were very satisfied with our stay.

The room was clean, beautifully decorated, and it was easy to tell that the owners really want you to have a great stay. The bed (king size) was comfortable and the sheets clean. The shower was excellent (no tub) and there was a small area between the bedroom and bathroom that doubled as the closet and kitchenette (fridge and microwave). The television worked in our room although we really didn't watch it much since we were out most of the time. We were able to park in front of our room all but one night. Check-in/out was easy and the owner really took pride in sharing any information she had about the area's restaurants, attractions, and parking. Easily the best value around ($ 75 - $ 100 /night less expensive than hotels near the falls on a long weekend.)

Really not that close to the falls tourist area. My wife and I are relatively fit but by Sunday afternoon I was spent! The WeGo buses are great but, unfortunately, there aren't any stops near the motel which meant walking (3 km to the falls) or driving and parking. Also, remember that while it's a beautiful motel it is still a motel which has been beautified by the current owners. The walls are thin so you can hear your neighbors if they speak loudly or use the plumbing.

A great place to stay. I'd return to say hi or if I was in Niagara on business but when my wife and I return with the kids we'll stay closer to the falls and Clifton Hill.

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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
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North Bellmore, New York
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61 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Our family of four stayed in the family suite.
Pros: great shower, my kids each had a bed, away from the downtown area, and the personal attention from the owner was great. She gave wonderful restaurant suggestions. It is clean and we slept well.

Cons: very tight quarters, no closet space or dresser drawers, tv still doesn't work (see review below), can't control temperature and I woke up freezing the first night.

My husband did not understand the high ratings and would not return here again.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
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Brockton, Massachusetts
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195 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stayed in a Venitian themed room which was very cute and super clean. The staff at the hotel was very friendly and helpful. The location of the hotel is really close to the falls and the main streets. Also, it was very reasonably priced. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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York, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

The staff is incredibly kind and efficient, the rooms are small, but charming and immaculate, and there are sweet touches of holiness that make this place a real bang for your buck. Add to that easy access to a local grocery store with mini fridges and microwaves in every room, and being only 2.6 miles from the Falls, and you couldn't do any better for the money. I'd go back any time I visited again.

Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2014

Stayed at The Rex for 2 nights in July with my wife and toddler. Emilia is extremely accommodating. The room has a fridge and coffee machine, while fresh savoury pastries were provided upon arrival. Location is perfect, so close to the falls, while also very close to a supermarket and liquor store. There are also comfortable chairs and table outside each room, while the free wireless internet is great. All in all, a wonderful motel, really enjoyed our stay.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Lansing, Michigan, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2014

Excellent clean rooms. Our Italian themed room was very festive. The owners were very kind and very helpful. We would stay there again. Nice location to the falls. Also close to family fun attractions.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Laval, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2014

We booked a one night stay at the very last minute because we were only passing by Niagara during our road trip. We were skeptical at first when we saw the pictures and the location on the website, but we decided to give it a try because of all the good reviews. We were pleasantly surprised! The owners were very welcoming and helpful, the room was super clean, the bed was comfortable and we had everything we needed in the room (fridge, microwave, hairdrier, etc.). The falls and all the other attractions were just a few minutes away. As for the previous clients who complained about the noise, I really can't say we were bothered by it. Yes, the motel is on a main street, but we hardly heard a few cars passing during the night. We slept like babies! We will definitely recommend this place to our friends and come back if we are ever in the region again!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Property: The Rex Motel
Address: 6247 McLeod Rd, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3E9, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Niagara Falls
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Niagara Falls
#1 Romantic Hotel in Niagara Falls
#1 Best Value Hotel in Niagara Falls
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Rex Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Rex Motel in Ontario, Canada is only within a 5-minute drive of the breath taking Niagara Falls, MarineLand and the Niagara Convention and Civic Center. Also it is in a very close distance to most of the city attractions, theatres, restaurants and attractive shops.The Rex Motel is a family managed and operated business and it is open for its guests all year round. Our selection of 15 boutique rooms with individual unique character, fantastic budget rates, convenient location and peaceful surroundings will definitely make your stay a memorable one.The motel is providing its guests with a free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. ... more   less 
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