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Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   42 Flint Road, Amherst, NY 14226
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Ranked #7 of 17 Hotels in Amherst
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived late and checked into our room. The staff was polite but not friendly. The room itself was very nice, it looked like it was newly renovated. The decor was modern and very clean. The location was very good, close to a lot of restaurants and a shopping mall. Very close to the highway as well. It's a good... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dave and Lisa were great! Both were helpful and had genuine concern for guests. When Dave took my reservation he spent time answering my questions. Upon my arrival, Dave was quite busy checking guests in; he remained calm, was personable and got everyone handled promptly.The same could be said for Lisa, she was efficient and friendly with the morning check... More

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RRI104, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review about your stay. We really appreciate that you mentioned our clean rooms, great staff, and location. Dave and Lisa are both valuable members of our team and I will make sure that they read your review so they know their hard work is appreciated. Thanks again... More

Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very clean and everything appeared modern and well-maintained. The staff were very friendly and efficient. The wifi (free) worked great. The only negative was that our room did not have shampoo or conditioner (either night) and there was not enough towels for two people to have a shower (I specified two guests). I will come back to... More

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RRI104, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review about your stay. We appreciate that you mentioned our clean rooms, friendly staff, and great wifi. Our staff works very hard to ensure all of our guests enjoy their stay. I do want to apologize that there was no shampoo in your room during your stay... More

Hartsdale, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed at this Red Roof Inn many times while visiting our children at UB. The rooms have always been clean and functional, now many of them have been upgraded in the past year to include flatscreen TVs and some with king size beds. If you are visiting students at UB North campus the location can't be beat. Not... More

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RRI104, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review about your stay. We appreciate you mentioning our great value and our great location next to the University at Buffalo. Our rooms do come with free wifi, flat screen HDTV's, and new flooring and mattresses. Thanks again for staying with us we look forward to seeing... More

Temple, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My family stayed at this hotel for 8 days in July 2014. We had a very good rate. The service was not what we expected and relayed our concerns to the on site manager, nothing was done. After returning home, I completed the survey sent by Red Roof and was contacted by the general manager. He refunded 2 nights and... More

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RRI104, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review our hotel. I want to start off by saying again sorry for the delayed response in handling your concerns. I am glad that we were able to talk and come to an acceptable resloution. I appreciate your family staying with us during the junior bowling tournament. The entire... More

Boston, MA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Early check-in was allowed by friendly front desk manager. Comfortable beds. Tiny bathroom. My only complaint is that the laminated flooring desperately needed washing. White sox turned black quickly.

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RRI104, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel and taking the time to write a review about your stay. We are so glad that we were able to accomodate your request for an early check-in. Our staff is always trying their best to fulfill any guest request that we can. I will make sure to share your comments about the flooring with... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We couldn't find a hotel room at any of the other hotels we normally stay at. We ended up getting a room at Red Roof Plus on the University of Buffalo Campus, Amherst, NY. There are 2 buildings and we were in the far one. We had a ground floor room so were able to park right in front of... More

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RRI104, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel and writing a review about your experience. We appreciate you mentioning our clean rooms and our great location. We are glad that we were able to accomodate you when the area was so busy. I hope that your first stay with us will help you become a loyal Red Roof Plus+ guest. I do... More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had booked a standard room but when we arrived around 9pm, we found the toilet used (and not flushed) mysterious stains on the underskirt, blood stained sheets on the beds and unwashed pillow cases! We spoke to the front desk and they moved us to another room (for one night only) saying that they didn't have anyone to clean... More

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RRI104, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and writing about your stay. I want to say that I am very sorry about how your stay started out. That is not the way we operate and I am very sorry about the issues you encountered. I am however very glad that Lisa was able to accomodate you and take care of the... More

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Just back from a 2-night "stay-cation" in upstate NY. While the hotel is older, the rooms have been upgraded and very surprised. Nice clean laminate flooring, mini-fridge, microwave, iron board, iron, safe(see note). Crisp white linens and LOTS of pillows. You can't compare the size of the room to a luxury hotel but for what we needed it was purr-fect!... More

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RRI104, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review about your stay. Thank you for mentioning our clean and renovated rooms and our friendly staff. We are in a great location as you mentioned close to malls, restaurants, and the Univeristy at Buffalo. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to... More

Hartford
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Disappointed when we found last guests' stuff still under beds. Wondering what else hadn't been clean. Woke up to load my luggage into car only to see a man outside the door sleeping in his car. What kind of place is this??!?

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RRI104, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review about your stay. Let me say I am very sorry for the issues you encountered durig your stay with us. In no way is this the norm at our hotel. There is no excuse for the items left under your bed. I will make sure to... More

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Additional Information about Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst

Address: 42 Flint Road, Amherst, NY 14226
Location: United States > New York > Amherst
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Roof PLUS+ University at Buffalo Amherst 2*
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Red Roof Inn Amherst
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