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Hotel @ The Lafayette

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very cool - Kitchy place! The pool scene was awesome and the whole vibe was really great. I loved the rooms - they were vintage but in good condition and done very tastefully. I thought they were decent size. I self parked and it wasn't that difficult. Would definitely stay there again!!

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Room was very big and modern, it was large enough to have a bunch of friends in between the wedding and the reception and gave us all plenty of room to relax and kill some time. The room itself was very modern and unexpected, I would recommend !

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I could ignore the broken coffee maker, the partial room cleaning but getting locked out of the hotel at 5:15am after taking someone to the airport was too much. I spoke with a desk person before leaving but they were busy setting up breakfast. I Rang and rang the doorbell, kicked the door. No help. Finally I was able to...

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Evan B, General Manager at Hotel @ The Lafayette, responded to this review

Cpk123532, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are sorry to hear that your coffee maker was broken and that you felt your room was partially cleaned. We certainly wish you had said something so that we could have taken care of these concerns while you were staying with us. We...

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here our wedding night and we were not disappointed. We booked a junior suite which was lovely! It was a split-level design, with the bed and bathroom on a raised section a few steps up. A see-through fireplace graced the middle of the room, surrounded by soft grays, whites, and purples in the décor. The...

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Olean
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for my daughters wedding, which was held here as well. I had stayed here years ago and the place was run down. They have done a marvelous job refurbishing the place, updating the venue while maintaining the original splendor of the building. A single room is a bit small, but cozy. The suites are very spacious with a...

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2Thank Dave P
Petoskey, Michigan
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Great place to stay to explore downtown Buffalo. We loved the beautiful renovation of this historic hotel, the spacious and comfortable room, great service and excellent coffee shop in the lobby. They are successful with providing modern comforts and maintaining many historical features.

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I had my wedding at hotel Lafayette a few weeks ago. The hotel was beautiful and accommodated us well. The catering aspect is owned separately and Molly the owner is terrible to deal with. I had the grand ballroom the night of my wedding and they "gave away" the Chavari chairs to the other 2 receptions and left me with...

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Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The hotel is beautiful. We had to wait in the lobby until the reception room was ready. I asked my husband to go to the bar and get me a drink. He just laughed and said "its a coffee bar". The wedding was beautiful and the reception room was quite nice. The staff was a bit unorganized when it came...

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Upper Saint Clair, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to go to Buffallo for the holiday weekend. It is a easy ride to Niagra with out all the crazy tourists every and save money. It is also close enough to to some great beaches on Lake Erie. We also LOVED Ollicott Beach and amusement park for the 4th. Fabulous town for families with small and elementary aged...

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is a large and old that has a modern decor of grey/silver which does not suit this building. The staff were young. The breakfast was awful, so we ate out. Our toilet broke and when I phoned down to reception to inform them, they said that they could not do anything until the next day. I feel I...

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Evan B, General Manager at Hotel @ The Lafayette, responded to this review

Suzanne88823, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your comments with us. We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your stay with us. We do apologize that our breakfast was no what you were expecting, but yes we offer a complimentary continental breakfast every morning from 7am until 10:30 am. The breakfast consists...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: €128 - €203 (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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“Didn't stay the night. Only there for a wedding.”
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