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Hotel @ The Lafayette

Certificate of Excellence
391 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
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Ranked #9 of 21 Hotels in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here twice for business, a different type of suite each time. The first was similar to an apartment and very large. It felt a bit industrial at first but it grew on me. The second time the suite was a bit smaller, and I felt more comfortable in it. It had a double faced fireplace between the living area... More 

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

Thank you FlurDog for your feedback. We appreciate your loyalty to our hotel. It is also great to hear you enjoyed Public Coffee which has been a great addition inside our hotel since their grand opening this February. Yes, we do offer our larger suites which have two bedrooms and two bathrooms or one bedroom and one bathroom as well... More 

NY's Finger Lakes
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I were guests for just one night and the stay was OK, but not exceptional. Parking problems, missing light bulbs, room that could have been cleaner and a lack of overall quality were balanced by friendly service, an impressive room layout (junior suite) and an interesting, historic building. Not bad for the price, but not great. It... More 

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

Keith46er thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your experience/comments with us. We are glad to hear you were pleased with the room layout and the friendliness of our team as we all strive to be the best of the best and feedback such as yours will only help us grow stronger as a team. With... More 

Buffalo, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a great night with my husband. The room was huge, loved the separated sitting room and bedroom. The room was cozy, clean and the bed was super comfortable. Love staying in the historic hotel. Will be back. ps....skip the free breakfast, not great and there are great restaurants close by.

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

Thank you PattiT23 for taking the time to tell us of your experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you pointed out we do offer breakfast complimentary to our guests every morning and we are always certainly trying to improve that and offer the best variety we can. We are also always open to any... More 

Wilson, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented 2 rooms when in town for a concert; a junior suite and a standard room. When we arrived, I changed the reservation so that we could be on the same floor (to a double suite and a standard room). Because of the last minute change, 1 of the 2 rooms wasn't ready precisely at 3 - and when... More 

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

Dear GMredden, On behalf of the entire team I wish to express my gratitude for your kind words. As a guest at our property we value your feedback, and we are grateful that you stayed with us. We take great pride in delivering the highest quality service to our guests. It's nice to hear we succeeded in your stay. We... More 

Ancaster
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at hotel Lafayette in the brewery district. Usually I stay at 3.5 stars, but hotels were busy this weekend, so tried Lafayette. Big difference between hotels rated 3.5 stars in Buffalo, and this one, rated 4. Worth the difference in price --- for an extra $30-40 vs 3.5 star hotels, we had a junior suite (nook for breakfast, lounge... More 

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

Thank you Lisa E for taking the time to tell us of your experience. I am delighted that you had a great stay with us and that you found our service to be worth a little extra money then the 3.5 star hotels you typically stay at. The staff here works hard to ensure all our guest have a wonderful... More 

Lewiston, New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for only one night in a junior suite - plenty of space, faux fireplace, two TV's, large bathroom reading area - basically more than we needed for an evening - Lobby and other floor level areas of the hotel are Victorian or art deco, touches of the past everywhere, but modern fixtures, lighting, flooring in the rooms. Really made... More 

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

Thank you Dabillz67 for your feedback in regards to your stay with us. As a Top Contributor to TripAdvisor your feedback is very important to us. We take a lot of pride in delivering the highest quality service to our guest. We have a lot of historic/art decor pieces in our hotel. Glad you enjoyed it. I will be sure... More 

Malibu, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent six nights and had a TripleA experience. The building is wonderful, the rooms and staff great! We had a slight problem with the bath tub drain and were moved to a suite within minutes, It is a fun and pleasant hotel, whether in the room or the beautiful public rooms and coffee bar. We will go back next... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review Corilowe. I'm delighted to hear that you had an excellent stay and you found the staff to be helpful and pleasant. We are thrilled that you took the time to share your thoughts on TripAdvisor. I will be sure to share your comments with the entire staff. We hope you will stay with us... More 

Buffalo, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was looking for a local hotel for a staycation weekend and have tried a few in downtown Buffalo. Got a great rate at the Hotel @ Lafayette and also got reservations at their restaurant Burbon and Butter. Had an amazing time, from the ease of the valet parking, quick check in, and was astounded by how nice our room was.... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us, it is always great to get feedback about our guests experiences with us so thank you for that as well. It is nice to hear that locals stay with us as well and give us the opportunity to let you relax and unwind as you certainly deserve and rightfully expect. We are... More 

Aberdeen, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A recommendation from a local led me to this hotel. I couldn't be happier with my choice. Walking in felt like a time warp. Goodbye were all of the stimulations of the chain hotels and the chic modern look of many boutiques. This was a very simple, clean lobby, serving up the basics for check in. My room could have... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. It is also, great to hear that you decided to stay here based upon a recommendation from someone from the area, please thank them for us as well! If you are ever interested in hearing even more about the building and... More 

London, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Room was quite spacious and had a mix of modern decor with early Victorian charm. I was quite thrilled with a few of the staff and how the went above and beyond in helping me. Especially Scott and the late night crew at the front desk. Who not only gave some helpful advice, went so far as to take the... More 

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

I first want to thank you for staying with us and we are certainly glad you enjoyed your time here with us. Thank you so much for your feedback, it is greatly appreciated. We feel the historic atmosphere and great restaurants inside the building just continue to help make us grow and become stronger as a team. The recent opening... More 

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