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Hotel @ The Lafayette

Certificate of Excellence
391 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
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Hotel @ The Lafayette
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Ranked #9 of 21 Hotels in Buffalo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015
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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

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
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

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 April 7, 2015

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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 March 29, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

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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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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