Overview of Hostel
Our privileged location across the street from the Niagara Falls State Park allows one to walk to the Aquarium, Gorge Discovery Center, Made of the Mist, Cave of the Winds and Waterfalls in minutes. During the summer the Discover Niagara Shuttle picks people up from the Aquarium across the street an
Red Lounge Niagara is located at 723 Third Street, between Cedar and Pine Street, on the USA side of Niagara Falls, only a five minute walk from the falls and the Rainbow Bridge.
By bus: Major bus lines, such as Greyhound, go to Buffalo. From Buffalo you can take the NFTA bus to Niagara Falls #210 from the Buffalo Airport & #40 from Buffalo Transportation Center.
The local bus station, Portage Road Transfer Station, is only 6 blocks away from the hostel.
By plane: If you arrive by plane via Buffalo, you can take a cab or take the #210 NFTA bus to Niagara Falls, American side. If you arrive by plane to Niagara Falls Airport you can take a taxi.
By train: Amtrak comes directly to Niagara Falls and from the station you can take a taxi to the hostel.
By car: if you wish to get to the hostel driving, the hostel offers you a free parking lot.
By crossing the Border: If you are a Canadian or US Citizen, it is easy to cross the border as long as you have proof of citizenship. A driver's license is NOT an accepted proof (of identity); passports, birth certificates or 'green cards' ARE. Beginning June 1, 2009, everyone will need a passport to enter both the U.S. and Canada. EU citizens only need their passports..
- 10 Minutes Walking to the Niagara Falls, restaurants, bars & clubs; Casino - Aquarium and Niagara Falls State Park across the street - Bike rentals available on site - Whirlpool and Devil's Hole State parks 2 & 4 miles away - Canada within walking distance - Weekly fireworks viewable from Gorge View, Friday & Sunday at 10pm
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Gorge View reception hours are 9am to 7pm. Check-in is between 3pm and 7pm. We will hold luggage for arriving guests starting at 11am. Please note there are no facilities available to incoming guests until 3pm. As a small hostel we have limited staff. If you coordinate a later check-in with us at least 48 hours in advance these are facilitated with up to a $20 fee per booking depending on how late and how far out you make the coordination. However we do not facilitate check-ins later than midnight. Cancellations made within 3 days of the date of arrival will be charged. No shows are charged the entire booking + $20 fee.