Prince of Wales

6 Picton St | Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0  [SEE MAP]Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Valet parking complimentary
Resort fee applies
Originally established in 1864, this Victorian-style hotel sits at the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake, a small town located about 15 miles north of Niagara Falls. Inside, guests are greeted by an old world ambiance enhanced with modern-day amenities. Guest rooms feature period pieces like canopied four-poster beds (in some rooms) and antique light fixtures, as well as Nespresso coffee makers, Bose Wave systems and high-speed wireless Internet access (included in the $15 CAD daily resort fee). Visitors are especially impressed with the property's cuisine: Noble, the on-site restaurant, serves local specialties paired with wines from the region. But to really get a taste of the Victorian lifestyle, savor Traditional Afternoon Tea in The Drawing Room. Most previous visitors say the decadent experience is worthwhile, praising the charming atmosphere and tasty cuisine. Indulge even further with a rejuvenating body treatment or massage at the Secret Garden Spa. Guests are also invited to explore the nearby facilities at the Prince of Wales' sister properties, Queen's Landing and Pillar and Post.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 110 rooms
Primary View
City center, Neighborhood, Lake
Opulent, Historic



  • 4.0Hotel Class


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Perched between two lakes, with a high mountain backdrop, this hotel has the best view in town. A high steeple crowns the building, which is fantastically ornamented with eaves, balconies, and turrets.

Travel + Leisure


Elegant 1864 Victorian mansion with a saltwater swimming pool, in the heart of the historic center, only a 5-minute walk from Lake Ontario.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 2398 have reviewed the Prince of Wales, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2398 reviews 4.5 (based on 2398 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms and suites at the Prince of Wales feature ornate Victorian furnishings, romantic draped beds and a color palette of regal reds and royal blues. Deluxe rooms feature additional amenities like fireplaces. All rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, Bose music systems and Keurig coffee makers. Rooms are located in the main hotel or the adjacent Studio and Court buildings.
  • Not all buildings have elevators
  • Daily $15 CAD (about $11 USD) resort fee includes internet access, 24-hour shuttle service throughout old town Niagara-on-the-Lake, access to pool and fitness center and inn activities
Nightly resort fee$11.25

Standard room size320 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Victorian Prince of Wales hotel, named in honor of the 1901 visit of the Duke and Duchess of York, is located in the heart of the town’s historic district within walking distance of Lake Ontario and the restaurants, shops and attractions on Queen Street. Fort George, the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club and the Niagara River Recreation Trail are also nearby. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service throughout the historic area.
  • Located about 15 miles north of Niagara Falls
  • Valet parking included in $15 CAD (about $11 USD) resort fee
  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


The hotel’s restaurant, Noble, offers regional cuisine in an elegant setting and an extensive wine list that features a selection of regional and global vintages. The Churchill Lounge offers a British-inspired pub menu in a casual library setting and features a patio for seasonal alfresco dining. A traditional afternoon tea is served daily in the ornate Drawing Room.
  • Reservations recommended for afternoon tea

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


The hotel has an indoor pool. Guests have unlimited access to the facility thanks to the daily resort fee.
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas
    • Pool bar


    The Secret Garden Spa features signature treatments like facials, body wraps and scrubs, as well as massages, manicures and pedicures. The spa has a lounge with a fireplace for relaxing and a sauna.
    • Couples suite

    Services offered:

    • Massage
    • Facial
    • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
    • Salon services
    • Outdoor treatment area
    • Steam room
    • Sauna


    The fitness center features a variety of cardio and weight-training equipment, yoga mats and free weights. Nearby, the Niagara River Recreation Trail offers miles of hiking and cycling and the concierge can arrange romantic carriage rides through the town or wine country tours.
    • Bike rentals available nearby
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


    The hotel features eight meeting rooms that can accommodate small, executive board meetings and conferences for groups of up to 90 attendees. The Royal Cambridge room has space for 230 guests in a theater-style setting. The professional meeting planners can arrange team-building activities and group events; meeting services include catering and audiovisual equipment rentals and technical support.
    • Business center on-site

    Number of meeting rooms8

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available


    The hotel welcomes dogs for a $35 CAD fee ($27 USD) per dog per room per night. Pets must be crated when unattended in guest rooms.
    • Guests must reserve pet friendly rooms in advance
    • Maximum of two dogs per room allowed
    • Pets allowed (with fee)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting


    The Prince of Wales offers opulent venues for elegant Old World wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Victoria and Albert Ballroom features gold trim and warm inlaid wood floors, while the Royal Cambridge Ballroom offers neutral decor and an adjoining foyer that can accommodate a pre-reception cocktail hour.
    • Bridal spa services available
    • Wedding packages available

    Maximum wedding guest capacity150

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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