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Hotel @ The Lafayette

#14 of 23 Hotels in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence
391 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Hotel @ The Lafayette for one night on my way through the area. This hotel is located in a recently renovated classic building in the downtown area. I thought the styling of the hotel common areas and my room were great. It makes a great first impression upon walking into the lobby. The person staffing the... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The worst hotel gym ever. The desk clerk's explanation: "this is an old building." Imaginative restoration/renovation, but no one is paying attention to maintenance of the public spaces. Based on my experience with hotel operations, the appearance of the hotel is going downhill quickly. Valet parking doesn't begin until 4 PM, but there is no exterior sign saying anything about... More 

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

Robert S, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your comments. We are sorry that our gym was not what you were hoping/expecting, but yes this is an older building which was recently renovated in 2012. The gym is located in the basement of the hotel (yes it was an after thought) and we do not advertise... More 

Beachwood, Ohio
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a romantic overnight with my husband and we are completely charmed by this hotel! It is an incredible value and our junior suite is possibly the nicest hotel room I have ever stayed in when you consider the combination of great design, ambiance and modern amenities. And the location is perfect! One thing to know is that it... More 

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

Hello Estra G, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your experience/feedback, as it is greatly appreciated. It is great to hear that you and your husband were able to enjoy an overnight stay with us. We are glad to hear you found the design and ambiance to be great and amenities modern as we certainly... More 

St. Louis, Mo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on the last night of a trip with another couple. We had a 2 bedroom suite that was quite large with big windows overlooking downtown Buffalo. Featuring a full size fridge and kitchen, living and dining "great" room. The room was clean and well stocked. It has been remodeled to modern standards with a couple of quirks... More 

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

Hi Ramsfanjeff, Thank you for staying with us while in the area and thank you for sharing your feedback with us. It is great to hear that you found your two bedroom suite to be large, clean, and well stocked. Our rooms certainly still have the historical feel, but yet a modernized feel as well, so it is great to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the room with booking.com for $685 for 2 days for the 4th of July and when we got to the hotel after driving 7 hours yes 7 hours they told me we are sorry we gave the room for another guest.. And they didn't even tried to accommodate or offer different room..

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Buffalo, NY
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a block of 3 days/nights the Hotel @ The Lafayette for a group of 25+ during an recent company gathering. All of the guests were high-level management and it was important to impress, as this was their first visit to the Buffalo-Niagara region. The hotel, Jillian and her staff did not disappoint. From the very beginning, they returned... More 

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

Hi Nicole H, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing such wonderful comments about your experience here. It was great having you and the entire group here with us, we are honored that we were able to be apart of such an important gathering/meeting. It is great to hear that Jillian and the rest of our... More 

Hamburg, New York
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57 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a Great place to stay overnight in the city. First the renovations that were done to the hotel are fabulous. We stayed in a Junior Suite which was beautiful. The staff was very friendly and made sure all our needs were met. The location is perfect to be able to walk almost anywhere, Canalside is only a 10 min... More 

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

Hi Bob B, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for such nice comments. It is always great to hear when someone appreciates the renovations done to our property as much as we do! It is also great to hear you found your junior suite to be beautiful, our staff friendly, and all your needs/wants were met while... More 

Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights here. Let me first start by saying the look of the building is really nice. It's a historic building of the city and the inside and out are really pretty. The room we stayed in had a modern decor which I really liked. There was a full length mirror and a large armoire to hang our... More 

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

Hello Runnikki, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking time to share your feedback with us. We realize there are several of lodging options for you to choose from in downtown Buffalo, so we are honored that you decided to stay with us, and happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Our property certainly has the... More 

Buffalo, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel Lafayette for a bachelorette party and we all had a wonderful experience ! The two bedroom sweet was beautiful, a prefect space for a party of 6. We returned from dinner and we think the front desk sent a bottle of champagne to the room, what a thoughtful touch! Front desk agents Megan and Michael... More 

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

Hi Lollpop5692, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your comments with us it is greatly appreciated. It is great to hear that this is your second time staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future! We are glad to hear you found your room to be beautiful and... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

So I returned to this hotel for a second stay and I will probably go back for a third. However, as many have said before, the service is generally bad, but that doesn't make it not worth the visit. If you like a hotel with interesting character, this is a good choice. Interesting lobby and comfortable quirky rooms. The hotel... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel @ The Lafayette is a historical landmark built by America’s first professional female architect, Louise Blanchard Bethune in 1904, and has been painstakingly restored to its original beauty in 2012. It boasts thirty-four boutique guest rooms, three mouthwatering restaurants, and five breathtaking ballrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel @ The Lafayette

Address: 391 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Location: United States > New York > Buffalo
Price Range: $143 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel @ The Lafayette 3.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Buffalo
#8 Family Hotel in Buffalo
#8 Business Hotel in Buffalo
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