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Marriott International

July 03, 2014 13:24 ET

Hotel in Niagara Falls Brings Local History and Natural Beauty Together

Courtyard Niagara Falls Hosts New Niagara by Night Tours Throughout the Summer

NIAGARA FALLS, ON--(Marketwired - Jul 3, 2014) -  As of June 28th, 2014 Courtyard Niagara Falls is excited to share its newest -- and most unique -- Niagara tour. The Niagara by Night Tour incorporates history and local oddities of the area into the majesty of the Falls -- all while the sun begins to slip beneath the horizon. Hosted by the hotel's on-site tour company -- Above The Falls Tours -- the Niagara by Night Tour surprises guests with the perfect pairing of the hair-raising and the breathtaking. 

A top choice when considering hotels near Niagara Falls, Canada, Courtyard Niagara Falls is a leader in finding innovative ways to present its natural wonder to guests. The Niagara by Night Tour is another step in that direction. Every Saturday night starting at 7:30PM, the tour begins with the Battlefield and Beyond Cemetery Walk, which takes place in the famous Drummond Hill Cemetery. A name gleaned from the breadth of information shared, guests will be regaled with tales of famous and bloody battles that took place on the grounds, like renowned "Battle of Lundy's Lane," and then explore deeper stories of the famous or infamous people buried there. As guests enter through the legendary iron gates of Drummond Hill at dusk, they'll notice names like Laura Secord, a famous Daredevil, or Burr Plato, one the first African American slaves to escape to Canada via the Underground Railroad, and many more shadowed eerily on tombstones throughout their dusk-lit stroll.

Courtyard Niagara Falls prides itself on bringing its guests a more intimate experience with the Falls than any other Niagara Falls hotels. That is where the second half of their Niagara by Night Tour succeeds most. The Hornblower Niagara Falls Illumination Cruise begins as darkness starts to descend over the waters. Aboard a 250-passenger catamaran guests cruise past both the American and Canadian Horseshoe Falls while starlight shimmers overhead and the coloured illumination of the falls plays off of the water for a dazzling sight sure to inspire and astonish.

Whether travellers just need a Niagara Falls hotel near a casino, are passing through for business, are on their way further north, or seeking out the Falls for an awe-inspiring vision, Courtyard Niagara Falls has accommodations for all, and a new tour that guests won't soon forget. The experience created by this 4-star hotel in Niagara Falls is so unique in its content, its local perspective, its wealth of knowledge, and its frightfulness followed by life-affirming natural beauty, that Courtyard has truly set itself apart in the rarefied air of Niagara Falls.

About Courtyard Niagara Falls
A stay as timeless as Niagara Falls waits at this Courtyard hotel. Their contemporary aesthetic sets the tone for an experience as adaptable as the day's itinerary. The hotel's interactive GoBoards help guests perfectly plan their day in Niagara Falls. Guests can start their day of breathtaking sightseeing each morning with Courtyard Niagara Falls' hot and cold breakfast buffet filled with morning favorites. For the perfect surf-and-turf for lunch or dinner, guests will want to check out The Keg Steakhouse & Bar located in the hotel lobby. An on-site TGI Friday's is perfect for fresh takes on familiar fare. The Courtyard Niagara Falls is perfect for business travellers as well. A 24/7 Business Centre ensures all your travel needs are met, while free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel keeps you connected. The four-star hotel's more than 1,200 sq. feet of meeting space is fully equipped for the hands-on business conference, and the hotel's team of professional planners guarantees all events -- from business meetings to social galas are a success. Guest rooms create an atmosphere for the perfect getaway -- suites are furnished with a whirlpool and fireplace, while two room suites make space for the whole family -- all are complete with the hotel's signature plush comforters and thick mattresses. Whether making a business trip, family vacation, or romantic escape -- Courtyard Niagara Falls offers welcoming and versatile accommodations for all.

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