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Prince of Wales Hotel


 Main entrance to hotel

General Information

In the heart of downtown Niagara-on-the-lake, the Prince of Wales Hotel has been accommodating guests and servicing locals since 1864. According to Vintage Hotels, this historical landmark has been known by many different names, such as Long’s Hotel, The Arcade Hotel and The Niagara House.  Today, it is known for its warm welcoming accommodating features.


The Prince of Wales restaurant, Escabèche is located within the building and provides guests, locals and visitors astounding French and English cuisine.   Chef Andrew Dymond prepares delightful dishes by incorporating Niagara flavors, such as its produce, wine and cultural influence.


Guests, as well as locals are also encouraged to indulge in relaxing spa treatments at its Secret Garden Spa.  The hotel also offers businesses or organizations meeting and conference rooms that are equipped modern day amenities.

Due its location, guests are able to experience everything that Niagara-on-the-lake has to offer.  Performances at the Shaw Festival, visits to the Niagara Historical Society Museum, cycling tours, winery tours and scenic walks along the Niagara River are all provided to the host community and guests who wish to experience the culture and heritage of the Niagara Greenbelt region. 


Hours of Operation

Open Year-Round


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From Toronto:

QEW exit 38B, (Hwy. 55 exit), Niagara-on-the-Lake 


Left (north) on Glendale Avenue and drive over the QEW overpass


Left (west) on York Road at lights and service centre with washrooms


Right (north) on Niagara Stone Road/Regional Road 55


Niagara Stone Road/Regional Road 55 turns into Mississagua Street


Turn left on Queen Street


The Prince of Wales Hotel is located on the corner of Queen Street and Picton Street


From Niagara Falls:

Travel North on Victoria Avenue towards Valley Way


Turn left at Niagara Parkway


At the roundabout, take the first exit and stay on Niagara Parkway


Continue onto Niagara River Blvd


Continue onto Queen’s Parade


Continue onto Picton Street


The Prince of Wales Hotel is located at #6

Ownership & Management

Vintage Hotels are currently owned by the Lai’s Group of Companies, operating under Lais Hotel Properties Limited.



The Prince of Wales Hotel accommodates up to 110 guests, which have the luxury of choosing from a number of different guestrooms: Traditional, Superior, Deluxe, Premium, Suites and Royal Suite. All rooms provide plush hypoallergic duvets, 300 thread count sheets, Victorian decor, and much more.Some rooms provide guests with a fireplace, Jacuzzi tub, and views of Simcoe Park.


Escabèche offers patrons French and English cuisine complimented by Niagara’s fresh local produce and international imported food, which provide guests unique flavors in every dish. Niagara Region’s wines are chosen specifically to complement any meal at Escabèche.


Prince of Wales Hotel’s Secret Garden Spa is one of the top 30 Spas in America in 2007-2008. The relaxing environment provides calming spa treatments performed by a skilled team of estheticians. Full body treatments, revitalizing facials and reflexology are offered, specifically designed to relieve stress, enhance wellness, and provide extreme relaxation.


Whether you’re part in a business, organization or community involvement collaboration seeking to host a conference meeting, the Prince of Wales Hotel can fulfill your needs. On the main level, the Hotel provides 5 different technology-equipped meeting rooms. There are two other meeting rooms located on the lower level, each unique in design.


This historical landmark can provide a luxurious environment for any couple to enjoy their wedding. Prince of Wales Hotel presents intimate ceremonies in the Hampton Court and reception spaces in Three Feathers or in the Victoria and Albert Ballroom.

Admission Fee

Room rates begin at $270.00 + GST The rates are subject to change.


Prince of Wales Hotel
6 Picton Street, PO Box 46
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
L0S 1J0


(905) 468-3246

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.2547019
Longitude -79.0707757
UTM easting 656598.67192003
UTM northing 4790906.5971295675


Vintage Hotels
Tel (905) 468-3246
Fax (905) 468-5521
Toll free 1-888-669-5566
Email reservations@vintage-hotels.com
Website www.vintage-hotels.com/princeofwales/default.htm

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