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Hotel @ The Lafayette

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#14 of 24 Hotels in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First, don't let the map location deceive you. What looks like a downtown location is in an area that turns into deserted ghost town as soon as normal business hours end. What you're left with downtown are crackheads and homeless people after dark. Then you enter the beautiful lobby of the old hotel and realize that what is obviously a...

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Steve W, General Manager at Hotel @ The Lafayette, responded to this review

We appreciate for feedback Matt, and are sorry to hear that your experience here in Buffalo did not exceed your expectations. Our boutique hotel is definitely not your cookie cutter hotel experience, which is precisely what the vast majority of our guests love about us. Likewise, Buffalo itself is in the midst of a revival with exciting new activities, dining,...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A historic hotel with wonderful creative art pieces everywhere. The friendly welcome you receive starts your experience of this classic Buffalo hotel. A+ . Everything Buffalo located within walking distance.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights with 5 others in the 2 bedroom 2 bathroom suite. We were in town for a wedding which was also held here. Loved having a full sized kitchen complete with stove, microwave, full refrigerator, dish washer. Had to call the front desk for forks, spoons & knives but that came up in no time. Beds...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

House rules: no jumping on the beds, no marking the walls with graffiti and no overflowing the bathtub. It's a great place to stay with a group. The full bar is large and inviting and includes really good free popcorn, there's a free continental breakfast in the morning, a great game room and plenty of large meeting rooms. We stayed...

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Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We stayed here for one night, in town to see a concert at the Keybank Centre (fyi: no Uber in Buffalo! But the cab ride to the venue was only $8 and we were feeling good after a few beers at the show, so we didn't mind the short walk back after the concert!). The front desk staff was friendly...

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New York
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We were hear for an event. While the room we were in was beautiful, the food was absolutely disgusting! First I order a glass of wine from the bar (which was in a different room than the dinner) and it came in a dirty glass. The buffet style food was served with rolls that were hard, a soupy mac and...

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central missouri
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Probably expected too much. The place is very nice but I thought the room floor plan was not thought out right. Way too much space in the bathroom and not enough in the living area. Who needs a raised bathtub that takes up over half of the bathroom? Parking is another story, but I expect that is typical for the...

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Valparaiso, Indiana
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Stayed here for a wedding. Enjoyable, comfortable stay. Nice to be in a unique and historic hotel. Each room a little different and well done. The staff was outstanding, everyone was friendly and helpful. Pleasantly surprised to find out their was a complimentary breakfast. A great way to enjoy downtown Buffalo.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We drove across the Canada / US border on our way to Buffalo and were asked by the Customs attendant where we were staying. Upon answering he said 'great choice - that place is no cookie cutter hotel'. We couldn't agree with him more - our suite was fantastic and everything about our stay was great. Huge shout out to...

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here in mid-March. Weather was , well, very Buffalo but this hotel was great. Huge room with 1 bedroom, living room giant full kitchen with an eat out island and a separate little breakfast table. For a large group this place was perfectly located too. EZ walk to arena and EZ walk to bar/restaurant area. It's not posh, it...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel @ The Lafayette is a historical landmark built by America’s first professional female architect, Louise Blanchard Bethune in 1904, and has been painstakingly restored to its original beauty in 2012. It boasts thirty-four boutique guest rooms, three mouthwatering restaurants, and five breathtaking ballrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel @ The Lafayette

Address: 391 Washington St, Buffalo, NY 14203-2108
Region: United States > New York > Buffalo
Price Range: €142 - €272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel @ The Lafayette 3.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Buffalo
#8 Family Hotel in Buffalo
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“There's not much to look at outside so no view really. I always request to be further away from the elevator just for quiet.”
  • Tub/shower room in a Junior Suite
  • Decor in a Junior Suite
MSH444, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Suites are worth it”
TeamP2, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms would probably get a better view of their little terrace.”
Marthabuca, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for a view of the city”
A8766EWwilliamb, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the second floor room 202.”
karenm249, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
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