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Hostel Buffalo-Niagara

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Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Good location at the downtown, just 1 hr to the falls and also fashion outlet nice and friendly staff Room is spacious even for 14 ppl Bathroom, linen and the room are clean only drawback is that the room facing the street is a bit noisy due to the metrorail

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed January 7, 2016

12 minute walk or a quick streetcar ride from the heart of downtown Buffalo and the Sabres arena. The price is great, the hostel is super clean, cozy, and comfortable as well. The staff are very nice people who genuinely love their city and ensuring their guests have a great visit. Would recommend this place to anyone looking to spend...

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

I had such a wonderful time at this hostel. John went the extra mile and helped me load my bike into the cab and also let me build a VR bubble. I also love that they had VHS cassettes. Would recommend to anyone. Very close to Babeveille where I saw Joanna Newsom. Also, got to experience a Caga Tio.

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1Thank Kmarler
New York City, New York
Reviewed December 17, 2015

The staff were always helpful. The rooms were clean, the showers too. The kitchen is fully equipped, even for baking! There is plenty of fridge space to store stuff. There is complimentary coffee, oatmeal and even raisins! There is a very cosy dining/lounge area. Also laundry facilities which is most helpful. They will even lend you umbrellas! The only thing...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed November 22, 2015

This hostel is located approximately 15-20 min walk from the Buffalo Bus Terminal. I didnt stay for a night, but I utilized their day pass option , which is from 4 pm to about 1030 pm. It was 10 USD and it was good enough for me, as I was just stopping by, resting and getting a shower before carrying...

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Reviewed October 27, 2015

Clean hostel with ok facilities (ping pong downstairs and VHS film room) Kitchen is kitted out with tea and coffee which is a really nice touch. Hostel staff were unhelpful - could not tell us of what to do in the area, just handed us a map. Check in is at 4pm - way to late! Also you cannot leave...

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Springfield Gardens, New York
Reviewed October 23, 2015

I stayed here one night as I was attending a Buffalo Sabres game at the First Niagara Center. This hostel is so wicked close to everything. The train stop, Fountain Plaza is a couple of blocks away and to go from the arena or Erie Canal stop to Fountain Plaza is free! You can't beat that.I have stayed in other...

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1Thank JoanieLaw61
Meadville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed October 15, 2015

I had a 10 hour wait for my next bus, and I reserved a dorm bed for the night. The hostel was within walking distance from the bus station and the staff was very helpful getting me checked in. The hostel was very clean and well lit with an elevator. I was well rested for my morning bus. I would...

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed August 7, 2015

This hostel isn't The Ritz but it's in keeping with a lot of buildings in the City of Buffalo. The facilities are quite acceptable (I was in a 10 person co/ed dorm). Luckily I had a couple of girls at my end and it was neat and tidy as opposed to the other end that was occupied by all males....

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Toulouse, France
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Incredible hostel. Very, very quiet which makes for a good night's rest. The staff members were extremely friendly and helpful when it came to navigating the city. The hostel is located right on main street. Safe location and lots of security to get into the building and the rooms. Bathrooms very clean. Full kitchen stocked with spices and tea and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Host to backpackers, travelers and out-of-towners, domestic and abroad, this independent & non-profit hostel is in the heart of downtown Buffalo's Theater District. We offer a communal homestead with our fully equipped kitchen, spacious lounges, laundry facilities, free wifi, book exchange, free store, complementary bag storage and a movie room with the finest selection of VHS tapes, oh and a ping pong table! Our local Buffalonian staff love this city and will gladly help you get from point A to point B. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Buffalo-Niagara

Address: 667 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Location: United States > New York > Buffalo
Price Range: $33 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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“Quieter seasons are the best!”
838missr, Dec 17, 2015 | Read review
“It's a hostel. Nothing in life is perfect. If you've found it please let me know. Cheers!”
548samf, Aug 7, 2015 | Read review
“The all-male dorm was adequate for 2 nights. You'll choose a bed. Lower bunks are more desirable. Put your luggage on the bed to reserve it.”
B2436NJrobertm, Jun 3, 2015 | Read review
“Third level is good because the female bathroom has two toilets, and the second has one, BUT the second floor has the kitchen.”
714ashm, Apr 27, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the east side are quieter.”
Toronto_Canada_Mark, Jan 1, 2015 | Read review
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