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Hotel @ The Lafayette

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Petoskey, Michigan
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Great place to stay to explore downtown Buffalo. We loved the beautiful renovation of this historic hotel, the spacious and comfortable room, great service and excellent coffee shop in the lobby. They are successful with providing modern comforts and maintaining many historical features.

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Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

I had my wedding at hotel Lafayette a few weeks ago. The hotel was beautiful and accommodated us well. The catering aspect is owned separately and Molly the owner is terrible to deal with. I had the grand ballroom the night of my wedding and they "gave away" the Chavari chairs to the other 2 receptions and left me with...

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Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The hotel is beautiful. We had to wait in the lobby until the reception room was ready. I asked my husband to go to the bar and get me a drink. He just laughed and said "its a coffee bar". The wedding was beautiful and the reception room was quite nice. The staff was a bit unorganized when it came...

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Upper Saint Clair, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We decided to go to Buffallo for the holiday weekend. It is a easy ride to Niagra with out all the crazy tourists every and save money. It is also close enough to to some great beaches on Lake Erie. We also LOVED Ollicott Beach and amusement park for the 4th. Fabulous town for families with small and elementary aged...

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is a large and old that has a modern decor of grey/silver which does not suit this building. The staff were young. The breakfast was awful, so we ate out. Our toilet broke and when I phoned down to reception to inform them, they said that they could not do anything until the next day. I feel I...

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

Suzanne88823, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your comments with us. We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your stay with us. We do apologize that our breakfast was no what you were expecting, but yes we offer a complimentary continental breakfast every morning from 7am until 10:30 am. The breakfast consists...

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for a wedding. The staff is very accommodating and helpful. Check in and out is a breeze. Free continental breakfast the next day was filling and tasty. Room was clean with plenty of modern upgrades. Valet was quick and easy as will. All around it was a wonderful stay.

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed September 7, 2016

If you are at all interested in historic architecture, The Hotel @ The Lafayette (built in 1904 is a great place to visit. It's original features (high ceilings, wide hallways, ornate fixtures) have been nicely preserved and are a joy to experience. The room we stayed in (Junior Suite) had been nicely redesigned and modernized with a contemporary design feel,...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Buffalo has much to offer. Food, art, architecture, sports! The Knox-Albright art gallery is superb. The Frank Lloyd Wright houses are wonderful. A city on the way back. Really a very pleasant surprise. We had driven through many times without stopping. A mistake for sure.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed August 24, 2016 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...

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 23, 2016

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...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
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: $134 - $218 (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
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“Didn't stay the night. Only there for a wedding.”
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