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Hotel @ The Lafayette

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391 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
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Ranked #9 of 21 Hotels in Buffalo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 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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Wantagh, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Beautiful hotel rooms and a choice of a loud friendly bar or a quiet seat at the bar in the restaurant. Decor was beautiful and service was very friendly and knowledgeable from the front desk to the bartenders. The staff knew the history of the location and were terrific in customer service giving a very welcoming experience. Thanks, I shall... More 

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

CashmereCrush, thank you for staying with us and thank you for the great comments. It is great to hear that you found our team to be friendly, welcoming, and knowledgeable as those are all experiences we certainly work hard to ensure all our guests get to enjoy. It is also great to hear that you enjoyed the decor and history... More 

Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Finding the Lafayette was a dream.. Then It came true. We enjoyed a romantic, comfortable, clean environment. The staff was professional and helpful. It's located in the downtown area of Buffalo but the "feel" is secluded, serene and again lovely! The wife and I spent our tenth anniversary in this lovely spot. It's decor is warm and classy! The parking... More 

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

Dnb50, thank you for staying with us and thank you so much for the wonderful review. It is so great to hear that you and your wife of 10 years were able to enjoy a romantic, comfortable, and clean stay with us. Congratulations to the two of you and we certainly wish you a Happy Belated Anniversary. We are sorry... More 

New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

our room was clean and comfortable,the location good. Fire alarm went off and we had to walk down the stair,no fire. The service was very good at check in and check out. Breakfast was average nothing special. Pay to park.]

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

pcc10, thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to share your experience as your feedback is very important to us and greatly appreciated. We are glad to hear you found your stay to be clean and comfortable as those are two things our team works very hard to maintain. We are sorry to hear... More 

New York, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Stayed here with friends on a cold winter's evening. The in-room fireplace (I'm not sure if it's in all rooms but ours was not a suite) made for a cozy experience. Beds are comfortable and rooms have a nice vibe. Modern designed bathroom. I love the art deco lobby and the bars adjacent!

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

Margaret B, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for the great comments. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the art décor as that is something we really concentrated on with our recent renovations to the property. Each room was designed with its own "personality," or "décor" appearance, which helps make us a little more unique... More 

Lake Tahoe
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42 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The hotel was a neat experience and the reviews I've read were all accurate. What no one mentioned was that there are no individual room air/heat conditioners. The whole building was a steady 69 degrees and without air flow or the ability to open the windows, the bedrooms in our two bedroom suite were uncomfortably warm for folks used to... More 

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

MrWayne, thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your feedback about your experience with us. We are glad to hear you thought it was a neat experience as we certainly work hard to give all our guests that same experience. We do apologize if our thermostat was hidden or hard to find, but I do assure... More 

buffalo
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Great old world hotel. Boutique style, fully renovated. Rooms are unique and original. This is a very enjoyable place to stay. Old world charm throughout. The staff is friendly and welcoming. One word of caution, the restaurant that is connected off the lobby, the Pan American isn't very good. Restaurants within the hotel are good.

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

BuffaloDJB thank you for your feedback and thank you for staying with us. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time at our historic, yet recently renovated property. We are also glad to hear you found our staff welcoming and friendly as they all enjoy reading comments and certainly work hard to be the best of the best... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The hotel itself was beautiful. The room was amazing ,couldn't have asked for more. The staff however are lacking. The shift manager harassed my partner and I over a minor indiscretion. He later admitted he was wrong but did not apologize. He followed us throughout the hotel and knocked on our door twice to question us. This was totally unnecessary... More 

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

Rosemarie C, thank you for your feedback and thank you for staying with us. We are so glad to hear that you found our property to be beautiful as we certainly work hard to maintain the hard work of those responsible for all our renovations a few years ago, so I will certainly pass on your comments to them. I... More 

Dumfries, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

What a beautiful hotel! The rooms are well appointed and really clean. The front desk staff was friendly and helpful. It's such a nice alternative to the chain hotels. It's in walking distance to the commuter rail. Very convenient. Highly recommended!

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

Thank you HipptyHop2 for taking the time to tell us of your recent experience. We are delighted that you felt our hotel was beautiful. We strive to ensure the property is kept with that newly renovated feel and yet still keeping the historic elegance of the building. We feel we have the best of any hotel in the area and... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

From the minute we walked through the front doors, my wife and I were delighted: we loved the decor, the staff and our room. We had visited the Albright Knox Museum earlier in the afternoon, so exhausted we relaxed in a luxuriously appointed room. We then walked across Lafayette Square and took a tram up to Allentown/Elmwood where we enjoyed... More 

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

Robert W, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback from your recent stay with us and thank you for staying with us. It is great to hear you enjoyed your stay and you were able to relax and explore a little bit of the area as well. We are very close to the tram, so it makes... More 

Taylorsville, Utah
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is an awesome hotel the bed and the pillows were great. The bathroom amenities as far as the towels go are average . great large TVs. The decor in the room is above average. however if you are on foot from here there is not a lot of options for decent dining .The breakfast in the hotel needs a... More 

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

Milskey, thank you for taking the time to write a review for our property we greatly appreciate it. It is great to hear you found our bed and pillows to be comfortable giving you a relaxing night of sleep as you certainly deserve and rightfully expect. We do certainly apologize if we didn't properly communicate restaurant options in the area... More 

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