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Romance at Sheraton on the Falls in Niagara Falls

December 5th, 2013

CoupleInBedFallsFor an anniversary, birthday or just because, Niagara Falls has many incredible romantic experiences available for you and your special someone this winter and spring.

Its’ easy to find a way to spend a weekend, or week in Niagara Falls while taking in the local sights including the Horseshoe Falls, but there are a few highlights that shouldn’t be missed.

Take a look at the following romantic ideas for you and your loved one while in Niagara Falls.

Christienne Fallsview Spa: Imagine a relaxing couples massage or treatment while overlooking the beautiful Horseshoe Falls at one of Niagara Falls’ premier spas. Located on the 14th floor of the Sheraton on the Falls, the Christienne Fallsview Spa has many different options available to help you relax, including the only Hydrotherapy Infinity Tub in Canada.

Windows by Jamie Kennedy: No romantic vacation would be complete without an incredible dining experience. If you’re looking for that one special restaurant, discover Windows by Jamie Kennedy. With a seasonal menu that includes locally sourced ingredients and a perfect panorama view of the falls, it’s hard to find a better choice for an incredible culinary experience.

Niagara Butterfly Conservatory: Thousands of free floating butterflies call the tropical rainforest setting of the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory home – making it a favourite for families and couples. Take your date on a trip through the beautifully landscaped gardens that are filled with butterflies from around the world. It’s a chance to see something new and exciting right across from the falls itself.

Wine tasting: Niagara is known for its wine production and with dozens of wineries within a short drive of Niagara Falls, a wine tour makes for a perfect trip while on vacation. Even during the winter the wineries are still in production and you may even be treated to a rare viewing of the icewine harvesting process.

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Stay fit while visiting Sheraton on the Falls

November 18th, 2013

fitness-centreIf you’re visiting Niagara Falls on business or a family vacation you don’t have to let your workout schedule fall by the wayside.

The newly added Sheraton on the Falls’ Sheraton Fitness Centre is a fully equipped gym open 24 hours a day. Located on the 2nd floor, the gym includes treadmills, elliptical machines, stand-alone curl and press machines, stationary bikes, free weights and a selection of fitness studio equipment.

Use of the Sheraton Fitness Centre is complimentary for all hotel guests so you can get your workout in even when you’re away from home.

Of course if you’re looking to get outside and go for a run or brisk walk Niagara Falls has tons of options available with diverse scenery to accompany you. Need a challenging run? Try an early morning sprint up Clifton Hill. Looking for a flat walk with beautiful scenery? The Niagara Parkway winds along the Niagara River passing the falls, making it one of the most memorable exercises you may ever have. For any skill level in between there are countless running options found throughout the city, either urban or cross-country.

For an off-road running trip give the Niagara Gorge a try. These paths run right alongside the Niagara River down into the Gorge making for a challenging but adventurous experience.

Don’t be afraid to reward yourself after your workout! The Sheraton on the Falls is home to the world class restaurant, Windows by Jamie Kennedy, which features healthy choices using local ingredients in its seasonal menu offerings.

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An ultimate experience to suit every interest at Sheraton on the Falls

October 30th, 2013

NFH_Culinary_260x270One of the many great things about Niagara Falls is the variety of attractions, entertainment and dining available in the city.

To take advantage of the wide variety, the Sheraton on the Falls has created an array of different packages customized to just about every interest. Be it a romantic getaway, a family waterpark vacation or a New Years Eve Gala, there are several packages designed to create the ultimate vacation in Niagara Falls.

Here is a look at what is available:

Ultimate Couples Experience Package: Need to get away for a week or a weekend? This package is designed for you and your loved one with the aim of enjoying each other’s company all vacation long.

Ultimate Niagara Winery Experience Package: Love wine? This package has built in wine tours and tastings as well as accommodations and dinner. What else could you ask for in Canada’s wine hotspot?

Ultimate Spa Experience Package: The Christienne Fallsview Spa is the only spa in Niagara with treatment areas overlooking the falls and the only spa in Canada with a Hydrotherapy Infinity Tub. This package gives you a relaxing massage at one of the premier spas in Niagara and couples it with some other goodies to help in the relaxation process.

Ultimate Casino Experience Package: Niagara Falls is known for its casinos so if you’re looking to try your luck, check out this package that bundles gaming with luxurious accommodations and some other fun thrown in.

Family Waterpark Package: The Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, located beside the Sheraton on the Falls, was rated as the #1 Amusement Park and Water Park in Canada by TripAdvisor and is the star of this family focused package. The waterpark is even connected by indoor walkways so you don’t have to go outside to get to or from the waterpark!

Niagara Culinary Experiences Package: This is the ultimate package for foodies with everything from Tuscan cuisine to icewine festival goodies to more Italian dishes from regions like Venice and Piedmont. Experience something truly different with this package and enjoy extravagant dining prepared by masters of their trade.

New Years Eve Package: There are few better places in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve than Niagara Falls. Join the party on New Year’s Eve as fireworks illuminate the falls and parties run long into the night.

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Relax and Rejuvenate at the Christienne Fallsview Spa at Sheraton on the Falls

October 23rd, 2013

001As the only spa in Canada to offer the Hydrotherapy Infinity Tub; the only spa in Niagara with the GUINOT line of skincare products; and the only spa in Niagara Falls with treatment areas overlooking the falls, the Christienne Fallsview Spa is the ideal place to relax in falls.

Upon first entering the spa you’ll be met with the spa’s signature aromatherapy scent designed by Ellenoire. From there you’ll be whisked away to enjoy a variety of relaxing treatments performed by the skilled staff.

Among the many features of the Christienne Fallsview Spa, the Infinity Hydrotherapy tub may be one of the most unique stand outs.

The Infinity Hydrotherapy tub represents a renaissance in hydrotherapy pleasure unlike anything you’ve experienced before. The overflowing bath will elevate the spirit-enhancing ambiance of total body immersion, cascading water and gentle water movement.

The warmth, soothing flow of water and the gentle effervescent bubble action combine with the enrapturing walls of cascading water creating a relaxing retreat which has been graciously complemented with a gentle rain forest shower and wall mounted fireplace. This experience is designed specifically with couples in mind delivering complete tranquility and rejuvenation.

If you’re looking for a peaceful solo trip to the spa there are many packages designed to meet all of your expectations. For couples, the possibilities are just as numerous. From the Refresh and Renew package that includes a side-by-side massage to the Ultimate Indulgence package which includes a couple’s massage, signature spa facial and an essential pedicure, there is something for everyone and every couple.

 

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2014 at the Sheraton on the Falls

October 23rd, 2013

fireworksnfWith only a few months left in the year it’s time to start thinking about where you’ll be when the world welcomes 2014!

Niagara Falls is known for hosting some of the most exciting New Year’s Eve parties in Canada and this year is promising to be just as big as ever.

To ring in 2014, the Falls Avenue Resort is holding its Fallsview Restaurant Gala, which will feature dinner and dancing overlooking the falls and the tremendous light displays that take place during the evening.

To take advantage of the evening, the Falls Avenue Resort is offering the Fallsview Restaurant Gala Experience Package to create the ideal evening for you and your partner when 2014 arrives.

The Fallsview Restaurant Gala Experience Package includes:

  • One or two nights’ accommodations
  • New Year’s Eve Buffet dinner at the Fallsview Restaurant
  • Dancing until 1:00AM
  • Glass of champagne at midnight with fireworks over the Falls
  • Party Favours

Come and see what makes Niagara Falls so special on New Year’s Eve. Watch as the skies and the falls light up while the city comes alive to celebrate the most exciting night of the year.

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Sheraton on the Falls’ Gearing Up For Another Great WFOL Season

October 17th, 2013

brooklynroebOn Saturday, November 9th, the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights, a premier Niagara Falls event, will host a great opening day packed full of exciting, engaging and family-friendly programming that culminates in a stupendous fireworks show!

The day includes performances by traditional Korean dance and drum troupes; a host of musical entertainment including a special performance by YTV’s The Next Star Season 5 winner, Brooklyn Roebuck; a commemorative tribute to Korean War Veterans; lantern making, sport and ice sculpturing demonstrations; a Korean-inspired “Iron Chef” cook-off; food vendors; and numerous children’s activities such as face painting, train rides and photos with Santa! Opening Festivities concludes with the ‘flip the switch’ official lighting ceremony and a spectacular fireworks performance, followed by more entertainment until 8pm.

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Bet on fun with Sheraton on the Falls’ Casino Experience

October 9th, 2013

BlackJack Table. Friends having a good time!Located at the Falls Avenue Resort, Casino Niagara has been Niagara Falls’ source for non-stop entertainment since 1996.

Casino Niagara has more than 1,500 slot machines, 40 gaming tables including the largest Poker Room in Ontario, four restaurants, live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays, weekly comedians from Yuk Yuks and a sports section.

If you’re looking to win big at the tables or just want to try your luck on the slots, Casino Niagara has something for everyone and every skill level.

For guests staying at the Sheraton on the Falls you couldn’t be closer to the fun with the casino joined directly to the hotel, as well as all of the other fun of the Falls Avenue Resort.

For couples looking to hit the casino and spend some time in luxurious accommodations, consider the Ultimate Casino Experience Package. The package includes:

and Two Winery Tasting Passes at Hillebrand and Peller Estates

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Sheraton on the Falls Earns Toronto Sun 20th Annual Readers’ Choice Award

October 4th, 2013

Sheraton_7Sheraton on the Falls has been awarded top spot in the Toronto SUN’s 20th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards! Sheraton on the Falls earned an outstanding achievement of GOLD in the Category of Consumer Services-Niagara Falls Hotel/Motel. Being in the heart of Niagara, the Sheraton offers the perfect guest experiences for all ages. With our top notch restaurants, exciting attractions, welcoming staff and extraordinary accommodations. Sheraton on The Falls offers guests great Fallsviews,  book your stay soon and experience why Sheraton was given the Readers’ Choice GOLD Award in the Niagara Falls.

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Falls Avenue Resort Culinary Series Continues with Celebrity Chefs

September 30th, 2013

NFH_Culinary_260x270The culinary stars have aligned once again and are shining on the Falls Avenue Resort.  The 20 acre Niagara Falls hotel, attraction and entertainment complex is continuing with a series of culinary showcases and events that will highlight the Resort’s two celebrity chefs and select winery & brewery partners.

Niagara Culinary Experiences is a series designed to inspire foodies and inner chefs with intimate meet and greets and dinners with celebrity chefs Jamie Kennedy and Massimo Capra.  Each has opened a spectacular Fallsview Restaurant on the Resort, Windows by Jamie Kennedy at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel and the Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra at the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls – Fallsview.

“We are very excited to re-introduce this series after a summer break, and see it as a showcase for Niagara.  We have three events planned for the Fall/Winter of 2013 and know that they are going to be very successful, our guests love the chance to get to know Jamie and Massimo” said Sarah Vazquez, Vice-President of Marketing and Business Development for Falls Avenue Resort.  “We’ve been working on perfecting these evenings, so that when a guest leaves us they can take not only the experience but the knowledge and expertise of our celebrated guests”

The first event of the series is an intimate October Beerfest with Jamie Kennedy and features a Niagara Harvest Menu with pairings from two new local artisanal breweries (Oast House Brewers and Silversmith Brewing Company).  The event also features a stand-up cocktail reception with beer and cider aperitifs.  As with each event, guests will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with the recognizable Chef.  The event at Windows by Jamie Kennedy at the Sheraton on the Falls is set for Friday, October 25, 2013.

The second event of the series introduces Massimo Capra as a culinary guide through Italy.  “An Evening in Tuscany with Massimo Capra” on November 8, 2013 will feature wine pairings from the prestigious Antinori Winery of Florence Italy.  One of the oldest wine producers in the World, Antinori winery celebrated its 625th anniversary in 2010.

The series will wrap 2013 with a Heritage Farmhouse Christmas at Windows by Jamie Kennedy in early December, and will continue with events through spring 2014.  Hotel Packages featuring Fallsview accommodations are available, as are Dinner and Pairing only Tickets.

The Falls Avenue Resort is quickly establishing itself as the culinary heartbeat of Niagara.  Located directly across from Niagara Falls and in the heart of the tourist district, the Resort is home to endless dining options.  From fine dining with a spectacular Fallsview at Windows by Jamie Kennedy, The Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra or the newly renovate Fallsview Restaurant to casual fare which includes Hard Rock Cafe, Rainforest Cafe and Planet Hollywood.  Falls Avenue is also home to first rate hotels in Sheraton on the Falls, Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Fallsview, Skyline Inn and Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls, exciting attractions including Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, Hershey’s Chocolate World Niagara Falls and the 24hr entertainment of Casino Niagara which is connected to the hotels via indoor walkway.

Call 1-800-263-2552 to book or book online

Niagara Culinary Experiences

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Commander Chris Hadfield visits Sheraton on the Falls in Niagara Falls

September 27th, 2013

cmdrhadfieldimagefromSOTFCommander Chris Hadfield retired Colonel and Astronaut was a recent guest speaker at Sheraton on the Falls. He addressed a large group with his motivational speech about being one of Canada’s top Astronauts. Commander Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space, flown two missions to space shuttle missions and served as the Commander of the International Space Station.

Commander Hadfield is one of the most Social Media active Astronaut to leave earth. He has almost a million Twitter followers and created one of the most popular Reddit I AM A threads of all time. According to his Wikipedia Commander Hadfield is also the recipient of many awards and honours including the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.

Commander Hadfield is currently launching a book entitled  ‘An Astronauts Guide to Life’. Included in his book are stunning images and experiences from his NASA missions.

Commander Hadfield’s Youtube Channel

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