Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre
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7021 Stanley Ave.
Niagara Falls, ON
Number of guest rooms: 38; Accessible: 2 (Rooms 217 and 317)
Spectacular view in winter and summer
Simplicity, peace and quiet – not a hotel
Open to individuals and groups of all faiths
Smoke-free, adult facility
Let them know you need an accessible suite
Upon arrival for a private retreat you’re given a set of keys so you can come and go as you wish
Four chapels, one lounge, two dining rooms, gift shop with books
Within walking or electric wheelchair or scooter rolling distance of everything but downhill
Catch the WEGO bus across the road for the Falls and to avoid hills
Free parking, ramped entrance from front and rear parking lot
Elevator, hallways and room entrances:
Small elevator can accommodate a scooter
Hallways 9′ wide, everything spotlessly clean
Quietness is Appreciated signs throughout.
34″ wide doorway
Lower lever door handle
Transoms over doors allow fresh air
Accessible suites are carpeted while others have hardwood floors
Twin beds, one adjustable on platform with heat and massage feature
Other bed open underneath
Three foot space between beds
Dresser/desk and chair with low section to left
Night table between beds with lamp and clock.
Second lamp on dresser. Both have twist knobs
Overhead light with fan on dimmer switch
Space from foot of bed to dresser is 64″
Closet has no door and clothes bar is 56” high
Rooms heated automatically
Extra blankets and pillows upon request
Not air-conditioned, huge windows open
No televisions or telephones
No extra furniture
Sleek and modern
Low light switch
Huge, lighted, roll-in shower 5’ by 33″
Pull-down shower seat
Fully adjustable hand-held shower head
Three-cornered thermostatic control
Suspended sink features push/pull faucet
L-shaped grab bars positioned around toilet
Double electrical outlet low on wall behind toilet
Full-width mirror on wall behind toilet
Room 217, identical but no electric bed
Pool table and books
Help yourself coffee and refreshments
Pay phone located in basement level near elevator
Main Level (Chapel):
The focal point of main level is the ramped Our Lady of Mount Carmel Chapel.
Ceilings are approximately 75’ high.
Altars, tiers of choir stalls, hand-painted tile floor
Stained glass windows
Hours chapel open to public:
Fall, Winter, Spring: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Summer: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sundays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Gift shop keeps same hours
Main dining room accommodates approximately 120 guests
Meals served buffet style; guests traditionally remove their own dishes
Help is provided to anyone who cannot serve themselves
Menus are limited but special dietary needs accommodated
No room service
Main floor washroom:
No opening beneath sink
No lever faucet handles
Big enough to turn around in on a scooter.
Guests are asked to strip their bed upon departure, if able.
A feeling of security, warmth, independence, faith and trust mixed with peace surrounds Mount Carmel.
It brings a unique dimension to Niagara Falls.