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Hotel @ The Lafayette

391 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
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Ranked #10 of 22 Hotels in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Southern, Ontario
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This turn of the century hotel has been totally transformed through a thoughtful marriage of yesterday and today. Upon entering the lobby you are enthralled with the beautiful restoration. Wherever possible the history of the hotel has been maintained. Friendly staff greet you at the reception desk and have answers to all your questions. The rooms are beautifully restored with... More

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Ontario, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay. The front desk service was warm and welcoming. We had a junior suite that was large and well-appointed. Agreed, the shower is total miss, but that was the only issue during our stay. The bed is so comfortable that you may be reluctant to return to your own. The two-sided fireplace must be terribly cozy... More

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Rochester, New York
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed in the Hotel Lafayette in Buffalo - great building, nicely renovated. The room was very nice but the included breakfast very bad. We could have stayed in a not so fancy place, payed half the money and would have probably gotten a better breakfast! Plain bagels (not fresh), jelly of the cheapest brand, cream cheese, bad fruit,... More

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London, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Hotel @ The Lafayette from August 24-26 and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The hotel has been restored to the original beauty of the early 1900s and has a truly historic elegance to it. The lobby, although a little dark when you first enter, soon captivates you with its classic look. The front desk... More

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Buffalo, New York
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192 reviews 192 reviews
16 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this historic hotel. Nicely refurbished and brought back to life. We always get a junior suite. Very spacious and well appointed. The bedding is nice and romantic. We were VERY happy with Mark the bartender at the main bar. He made a "signature Manhattan" with bitters, splash of sweet Vermouth and roasted orange on rim. KILLER GOOD COCKTAIL.

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Finks
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I have stayed here numerous times. My preference when I visit Buffalo is the Hyatt a few blocks away, but that is not always available. On the good side, there is a large bar just off the lobby with a great beer selection (if you like local craft brews) that usually has some good energy, but a second,quieter bar... More

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Malta, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the same price as a large room at the chains, you get a HUGE SUITE in this beautiful historic hotel. It was so quiet inside this stone building that we could hardly believe we were in the middle of the city. Valet parking is very helpful. Snappy front desk. Restaurants, bar, and services. And the rooms are amazing. Full... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a good thing we stayed here at end if our trip vs early on as it would be difficult to stay at a standard chain hotel after this fun and funky place! Beds are very comfortable. Kitchen is great with full gas stove! Bathrooms are huge. We loved the funky lobby. Only downside was the continental breakfast. Want to... More

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Toronto
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Buffalo to pick up a friend at the bus depot and take him back to Toronto, while waiting, I walked over to the Hotel Lafayette to have a look. Wow! What a beauty! Great vintage lobby, bars, and restaurants. Classic wood panelling and trimmings. They did a super job restoring it. Had a beer at the bar: staff... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This hotel is very nice. I liked the modern touch of it and how the rooms are setup. Very nice location seeing im not from Buffalo and it was very easy to find. This isn't your ordinary chain hotel, every room has a different look and feel to it. Even though the room was small the way it was setup... More

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Address: 391 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Location: United States > New York > Buffalo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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