Most Common Great Wolf Lodge & Niagara Falls Questions Answered

Most Common Great Wolf Lodge & Niagara Falls Questions Answered


1) Niagara Falls Tourism Tax
Restaurants, attractions, and hotels can charge you from 3% up to 10% on top of your bill.
You can try to ask to have this removed but NOT all places will do this.

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2)  Popular Child Friendly Restaurants 
Rainforest Cafe
Zappis (kid’s can make their own pizza)
Antica Pizza
Napoli Restaurante
Flying Saucer
AlMacs Buffet
Boston Pizza Clifton Hill
Falls Manor Lundys Lane
The Geekery Pub
The Mandarin
Bravo Pizzaria
My Cousin Vinny’s
Hard Rock Cafe
Blue Line Diner

3) Great Wolf Lodge Questions
What is included with the cost of the Suites?
When you stay at Great Wolf Lodge, your water park passes are included for each registered guest. These water park passes allow access to the water park through the day of your departure. The rate also includes parking, access to Cub Club®, Wolf Walk™, The Forest Friends Show™ and our nightly Story Time.

Are life jackets provided?
Coast Guard approved life jackets are available on a first come, first serve basis. We strongly recommend that children under 48 inches and weak or non-swimmers wear a life jacket. Please note that inflatable toys are not allowed in the water park.

Do I have to add children under the age of 2 to my reservation?
Children under 2 years of age are considered free for access to the water park and lodging, but they are considered occupants in the suite. When setting up a reservation online, we require the number of children under 2 to be listed.

What items should I bring on my trip?
Plastic bag to carry wet suits home
Swim goggles, earplugs, flip flops, aqua socks
Waterproof watch
Exercise clothing
Reading materials
Warm pj’s/slippers to wear to Story Time
We provide towels in the water park area. If you’re not swimming, you may still wish to bring comfortable clothing for our 84-degree water park area.

What amenities are in each suite?
Each suite at Great Wolf Lodge comes standard with microwave, mini fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron, ironing board and in-room safe. Each suite has a microwave and an efficiency style refrigerator, approximately 3’ tall and 2’ wide.

*This means you can bring your own food and snacks to the resort but you are NOT allowed to bring a cooler into the water park area.

When Is Check In?

Check in is at 4pm but you can come and use the waterpark at 1pm on the day of your arrival. You can use the waterpark on your check out date from opening to closing hours.

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5) Americana Resort Frequently Asked Questions

What time can we check in to our room?
Check in time begins at 4pm. Guests are more than welcome to stop at the front desk anytime after 1pm to use the waterpark. If the room is clean it’s all yours!

What time is check out?
Check out from your room is 11am. You may stay to enjoy the waterpark until it closes.

How much is an extra waterpark pass if I’m staying at the hotel?
An extra pass when staying with us is $25 (includes tax).

What is the charge for parking?
There is a fee of $12+HST for overnight guests and a parking pass will be issued. The charge is per 1 vehicle and is not charged per room. Any additional vehicles will be charged $12+HST for overnight parking pass. ***Note: We offer free parking to guests who are here for the day or evening only (waterpark passes, wedding guests, day meetings or functions, etc.).

What is the distance from the hotel to the Falls and Clifton Hill area?
The Falls and Clifton Hill area is approximately 3 miles (approx. 5 km) from the hotel. It takes five to ten minutes to drive depending on the traffic. During certain dates there is a shuttle to the Falls area for a small fee. Please speak to the front desk for more information.

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6) Niagara Fallsview Waterpark
Situated on Falls Avenue Resort, the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark is able to provide guests with accommodations at 4 premier hotels.

The hotels located on site with direct indoor connections include the luxurious 4-diamond Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, the grand classic Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Fallsview Hotel and the family style Skyline Hotel & Waterpark. The Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls is located directly behind the waterpark.

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7) List of TOP Niagara Falls Attractions