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View over Buffalo

The City Hall can be seen from very far. It stands out and it is attractive. Right before we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
Pure Art Deco building in the heart of Buffalo

Stunning piece of architecture, this city hall is one on the biggest in the US. A marvel piece of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Summerfield, North Carolina
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The towering City Hall is an art deco masterpiece, richly decorated with figures and symbols portraying the history and spirit of the city. The 28th-floor observation deck offers panoramic views of Lake Erie and western New York.
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65 Niagara Sq, Buffalo, NY 14202-3313
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All reviews observation deck at noon art deco free tour council chamber flights of stairs degree view metal detector great view of the city beautiful building lake erie inside the building worth the effort great architecture open to the public first floor architectural gem
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The City Hall can be seen from very far. It stands out and it is attractive. Right before we enter, there are sculptures on the wall where the pillars are. The City Hall let us go to the top of the building for free! Wow!...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning piece of architecture, this city hall is one on the biggest in the US. A marvel piece of Art Deco with amazingly detailed decor. Free guided tours start at 12pm every day. The observation deck offers a beautiful 360 view of Buffalo.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party bike tour took us here.....city hall of art deco fame....went to the top for a breathtaking view of Buffalo...WOW....no charge but security check......

Thank kathy b
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Beautiful historic lobby area. Staff gets you through security check before you can look around. On weekdays they conduct 1 hour tours - ask at information desk. You can do self guided tour and go to 26th floor, after that you must walk 2 sets...More

Thank joeisle17
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This building is as impressive outside as in. The lobby alone is worth going inside. Take your time to soak in all the details. Then take the elevator up to the observation deck. If you can get into the city council meeting room, take the...More

Thank annasofia10
Reviewed August 21, 2018

buildings are old. very nice place to stay. staff are ok, cleanliness is good. over all is very good.

Thank Ehric
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Take an hour or two out of your day and take the noon FREE tour of City Hall. The volunteers are so informative and interesting. You get to see counsel chambers, various architectural masterpieces throughout the building and even the top viewing area. It really...More

2  Thank jessandc
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Impressive considering it's age and location. You need to walk around the enture building to get the full picture. Go inside and see even more.

Thank vlcnyc21
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The observation deck gives you a 360 view of Buffalo. And its free to go up! A must do if you're downtown.

1  Thank Aimee L
Reviewed July 30, 2018

It's easy to walk in and ride the elevator up to the top - be warned, the last few levels you have to switch to stairs and therefore this is not wheelchair accessible. But one you get to the top you're treated to panoramic views...More

2  Thank _dpeckover
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December 20, 2015|
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Response from Kathy987 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the downtown train station is walkable. The Depew station is abut 10 miles from downtown. The water in Lake Erie is in the mid 70's right now. Colder of course in the early summer and fall. There is one sand beach close... More
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Response from Kathy987 | Reviewed this property |
It's closed on the weekend