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Hotel @ The Lafayette

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted something different than the typical chain hotel when visiting Buffalo. Heard about this hotel from friends who stayed there. It's simply unique in design. Buffalo has several stunning Art Deco buildings in the downtown area, and this is one of them, built during the cities glory days. Like many say, it's a bit dark and has some rough... More 

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked room online with Expedia as the blocked rooms filled for the event we were attending. Expedia was about 40$ less than booking direct however our 2 windows both faced close brick walls. While checking in we asked for room upgrade as our brother had just gotten one and the front desk basically said not with Expedia! The bell hops... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights for our wedding at he hotel. I booked a 2 bedroom suite for the night before and for the girls to get ready. The hotel was very accommodating! Because of check out time, they linked my reservation with my aunts so that our room would just get turned over and I didn't have to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is really nice and within walking distance of Coca-Cola Field. The building may be old but the room was really modern and very clean. We loved the decor. The hotel staff were relaxed and very helpful not all formal and stuffy. We will stay there again.

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Thank M M
Buffalo, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I got married at the hotel in the Courtyard Room on July 30, 2016. We also stayed at the hotel. I stayed in two rooms. The first was the two bedroom suite the night before my wedding with my bridesmaids. It was an amazing room! It was large enough to sleep 6 people comfortably (we only had... More 

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

Hi Asmath0813, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your wonderful comments! We are so honored to have been a part of your big day. Congrats to both of you and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad the rooms were comfortable and spacious enough to accommodate all your wants... More 

Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is beautifully renovated on the outside. From the positive comments I take it that the same is true for some parts of the hotel. Where we were (3rd floor) there were significant shortcomings: the paintwork in the sorridor was distinctly amateurish; I would be complaining with the painters if it was done like this in my home. The... More 

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

Amsterdam007, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your feedback. We are so happy to hear that you felt the hotel has been beautifully renovated, it is always great to hear that it was money well spent! We are also happy to hear that you found our team to be polite, friendly, understanding, and helpful during your... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights. The hotel design was great and the room was spacious (no mini bar or fridge). The room itself was filthy. I know they recently did a renovation so I would be very disappointed as the owner that my house cleaning staff was not keeping up with my hotel. If they continue to not clean... More 

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

Hello Msolly86, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your feedback with us. All comments are taken seriously and are a great training tool to help us all grow stronger as a team. We are sorry to hear that your room cleanliness was not what you were expecting and rightfully deserve. I do apologize, and only... More 

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156 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reservation process was painful. My name was on a list of people included for a discount room made available by the bride. The young man I spoke with said he never heard of such a thing. When I checked in I got this gigantic 1 bedroom apartment complete with a kitchen. It cost $30 more than a regular room would... More 

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

Hello Scp427, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your feedback with us it is greatly appreciated. We are sorry to hear you felt the reservation process was painful, as all our brides are offered two types of blocking for their guests. The standard block which holds room at a discounted rate and allows individuals to... More 

Darien Center, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our "Mom and daughters" get-away weekend staycation in Buffalo turned out perfectly. We started our day playing tourists in our own cool city visiting the old train terminal, Riverworks, and some other sight seeing. We arrived at the Lafayette with a no hassel check in, friendly helpful staff, and then found our one bedroom suite with kitchen cool, comfortable, and... More 

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

Hello Karen C, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We are so glad that you were able to have "mom and daughters" time, as that is something all mother's need and rightfully deserve! We are glad to hear you found our team to be friendly and helpful as we... More 

ontario
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54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stay here. Rooms are beautiful, well kept and clean. Walking distance to the Niagra centre. The hotel bar was welcoming as well. Would return and will definitely recommend to friends and family.

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

Hello 2ayearOntario, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for such nice comments. We realize there are several lodging options for you to choose from when staying downtown Buffalo, so we are honored that you decided to stay with us. It is great to hear that you found your room to be beautiful well kept, and clean. Our... More 

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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
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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 St, Buffalo, NY 14203-2108
Location: United States > New York > Buffalo
Price Range: $142 - $231 (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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