What you should know before traveling to NOTL!

Your Key to a Perfect Getaway


Bed & Breakfast Association




The Niagara-on-the-Lake Bed and Breakfast Association (BBA) is a collective of dedicated property owners who all call Niagara-on-the-Lake home. The Association was founded in the late 1990s as a way to ensure the highest level of quality among local accommodation providers, and as a means to share ideas and collaborate on special initiatives for our guests.

A Calm, Relaxing Escape.

Staying in Niagara-on-the-Lake is the perfect option when you need a calm and relaxing escape. Every B&B, country inn and cottage rental in our association offers a truly unique experience full of warmth and charm. Some properties offer accommodations in restored old homes with period furnishings, and some other will offer you a more modern ambiance.

All owners live on the premises and will graciously welcome you into their home. Breakfast is always included and is usually a delicious home-cooked meal that, once again, will be very different from one place to another.

Take your time and explore all of our many options in order to choose the one that fits your needs.

Ready to find your unique retreat?

From personalized attention to unique settings and delicious food, there are many reasons to stay in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Browse our accommodation listings on this site and don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our members if you have any questions.

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Discovery the Niagara Region

Niagara-on-the-Lake is settled along the Niagara River and Lake Ontario, less than 30 minutes from Niagara Falls, the Peace Bridge and the Lewiston border crossings, 20 minutes from St. Catharines, and one hour drive from downtown Toronto. Surrounded by  Golf Courses, Niagara Parks, Brocks Monument, The Butterfly Conservatory and the famous Shaw Festival Theatre. Explore the  many award-winning wineries scattered throughout the region. So when you hear the comment ‘loveliest town in Ontario’ they will definitely be talking about Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Did you know that Niagara-on-the Lake:

*             was originally known as Butlersburg, named after Colonel  John Butler, and in 1781 the town      got its official status and become known as Newark. Its third name change came in 1798 when           it was called Niagara and was named as the capital of Upper Canada. The town once again   renamed it in the 1880’s, this time to what it remains as today Niagara-on-the-Lake.

*             was home to many “firsts” in Ontario: the first newspaper, first lending library, first historical      museum and first provincial parliament.

*             served as a stop on the Underground Railroad.

*             had its historical district designated as a Historical Site of Canada in 2003.

*             is home to McFarland House: is the oldest surviving building in Niagara-on-the-Lake, which was                used as a hospital and Officiers’ Quarters during the War of 1812.


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