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Niagara Falls, ON

City Population82,997

Elevation174 m/571 ft.

Sales TaxOntario's Harmonized Sales Tax is 13 percent.

Emergency911

Police (non-emergency)(905) 688-4111

Fire (non-emergency)(905) 356-1321

Weather(905) 562-3409

HospitalsGreater Niagara General Hospital, (905) 378-4647.

Visitor Information Gateway Niagara Information Centre 424 S. Service Rd. Grimsby, ON L3M 4E8. Phone:(905)945-6293

Niagara Falls Tourism 6815 Stanley Ave. Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9. Phone:(905)356-6061 or (800)563-2557

Ontario Travel Information Centre 5535 Stanley Ave. Niagara Falls, ON L2E 7C2. Phone:(905)358-3221

The Exchange House has a location at Rainbow Bridge, across from the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Note: The legal drinking age in Niagara Falls, Ontario, is 19; the bars close Mon.-Sat. at 2 a.m., Sun. 11 p.m. The legal drinking age in Niagara Falls, N.Y., is 21; the bars close Sun.-Thurs. at 2 a.m., Fri.-Sat. at 3 a.m.

Air TravelFour commercial airports serve the Niagara Falls area. See Approaches by Plane for details.

Rental CarsHertz, (800) 654-3080, offers discounts to AAA members. For a complete list of agencies consult the telephone directory.

Rail ServiceVia Rail serves all parts of Canada as well as Buffalo, Windsor (opposite Detroit) and Sarnia (opposite Port Huron, Mich.). The station is at 4267 Bridge St.; phone (888) 842-7245.

BusesDaily service connects Niagara Falls with all parts of Canada and with principal cities in the United States. Coach Canada, in partnership with Megabus—phone (866) 488-4452—and Greyhound Lines Inc.—phone (905) 357-2133—operate out of the terminal at 4555 Erie Ave.; phone (888) 438-4452.

TaxisNiagara Falls taxicabs operate on the meter system. The minimum charge is $3.50, plus $2.50 for each additional kilometre (.6 mi.). There is no extra charge for additional passengers. The meter is kept running while luggage is loaded and unloaded.

Major cab companies are 5-0 Taxi, (905) 358-3232; and Niagara Falls Taxi, (905) 357-4000. Consult the telephone directory for others.

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Niagara Falls, ON

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DoubleTree by Hilton Niagara Falls New York

401 Buffalo Ave. Niagara Falls, NY 14303

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Sheraton on the Falls

5875 Falls Ave. Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3K7

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Best Western Summit Inn

9500 Niagara Falls Blvd. Niagara Falls, NY 14304

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Marriott Niagara Falls Fallsview Hotel & Spa

6740 Fallsview Blvd. Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W6

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Travel Information

City Population

82,997

Elevation

174 m/571 ft.

Sales Tax

Ontario's Harmonized Sales Tax is 13 percent.

Emergency

911

Police (non-emergency)

(905) 688-4111

Fire (non-emergency)

(905) 356-1321

Weather

(905) 562-3409

Hospitals

Greater Niagara General Hospital, (905) 378-4647.

Visitor Information

424 S. Service Rd. Grimsby, ON L3M 4E8. Phone:(905)945-6293

Air Travel

Four commercial airports serve the Niagara Falls area. See Approaches by Plane for details.

Rental Cars

Hertz, (800) 654-3080, offers discounts to AAA members. For a complete list of agencies consult the telephone directory.

Rail Service

Via Rail serves all parts of Canada as well as Buffalo, Windsor (opposite Detroit) and Sarnia (opposite Port Huron, Mich.). The station is at 4267 Bridge St.; phone (888) 842-7245.

Buses

Daily service connects Niagara Falls with all parts of Canada and with principal cities in the United States. Coach Canada, in partnership with Megabus—phone (866) 488-4452—and Greyhound Lines Inc.—phone (905) 357-2133—operate out of the terminal at 4555 Erie Ave.; phone (888) 438-4452.

Taxis

Niagara Falls taxicabs operate on the meter system. The minimum charge is $3.50, plus $2.50 for each additional kilometre (.6 mi.). There is no extra charge for additional passengers. The meter is kept running while luggage is loaded and unloaded.

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