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Hotel @ The Lafayette

#10 of 21 Hotels in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence
391 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
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Ranked #10 of 21 Hotels in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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London, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was really nice, we were in the biggiest room in the hotel and it was trully big, everything was pretty good and people at the front desk was nice and friendly, the shower head trully wasn't the best as people mentioned before, and the breakfast only had 3 dishes, but other than that, highly recommend the hotel. Really... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us, we are glad to hear you had a nice time. Your feedback is very important to us and all comments are taken seriously and used as a learning tool to help our team grow stronger. We are glad to hear you were pleased with the size of your room as we certainly view all... More 

Buffalo, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to stay in a place that speaks of the 'good old days' this is it. Old world charm mixed with the modern touches in a warm and oh so comfortable room, great breakfasts( not just a bagel line and coffee place) and a place that runs like a well oiled machine due to the staff here. You... More 

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Wilson, New York
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in to the bar to have a few drinks. We did not eat or stay here. It's a place to go and just relax have a drink and look at the architecture. Being from buffalo I had never been inside, so it was quite a treat!

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Guildford, England
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41 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Whilst the general service, comfort and condition of this hotel would normally merit a score of four I have decided that the extraordinary sense of character that has been achieved in saving this historic landmark is certainly worthy of another point. The accommodation is comfortable and spacious and a particular highlight is the bar area which has been lovingly restored... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed here for two night in September in a two room sweet with a full kitchen. It was spacious enough for two adult families. We enjoyed the historic charm and details of this hotel. They did a great job in trying to preserve it to its original form. However, if you prefer new then this place is not for... More 

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Edgewood, Texas
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We visited Buffalo in early October and stayed overnight at the Hotel @ Lafayette. The hotel was celebrating its 100th anniversary. Our room was on the third floor, not a very good view and the room was small with only a bedroom and bath but it had a fireplace in the bedroom, very comfortable and quiet for a short stay... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This grand hotel which has been beautifully restored offer a large suite with a full kitchen. It was comfortable, clean and quiet. Although the area is fairly deserted at night, the restaurants and bars near the hotel were very good. All in all a very nice stay.

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Shawnee On Delaware
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46 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It's tough to be the naysayer after reading all the raves about this hotel. For the record, if you are stuck in a Buffalo snow storm you could do a lost worse. The rooms are immaculate, the towels fluffy, the staff friendly. Beyond that there is something spooky about this place. It is as if the owners decided to build... More 

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Centreville, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for a business meeting. It was fantastic! Walking around the hotel lets you go back in time to the early 1900's and just imagine what it was like to be living in that era. The hotel stay was terrific, especially Ashley and Steve at the front desk. The rooms are very unique and again bring... More 

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