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Buffalo, New York, United States
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We live local and wanted a nice overnight to celebrate my Birthday. The rooms are beautiful and spacious. Decor matches the retro feel to the hotel. Very cool! Easily accessible to anything going on in the city. Very courteous and knowledgeable staff. The only reason for not giving 5 stars is the continental breakfast could have been a bit better....

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

Hi Andrew T, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your feedback it is greatly appreciated and all comments are taken seriously by our team as we strive to be the best of the best. It is great to hear you found your room to be spacious and beautiful and we enjoy hearing that our guests enjoy...

Valley Stream, New York
Reviewed March 24, 2016

I stayed for one night while I was in town for training and I was floored by how amazing this place is. Very centrally located, they had cookies at check in which was great because I was starving. The staff was courteous and even gave me a free dental kit when I realized I forgot toothpaste. My room was to...

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

Hi Sweets786, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for such nice comments. We are happy to hear you were pleased with your stay and found the room to be immaculately kept as well as spacious. Our suites are large and more apartment like to help give that home away from home feeling. We are so honored and...

Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed March 20, 2016

My friend and I stayed for a night on a recommendation and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The one-bedroom suite was absolutely perfect... loved the step up to the bedroom area, the furniture, the fireplace. The restaurant Bourbon and Butter was superb, food delicious, service excellent and ambiance perfect. One of the best aspects of the hotel is that every person...

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

Hi JudyES S, Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful comments about the property. We are so glad you enjoyed your junior suite as the step up into the bedroom and fireplace really make you think like you are in two different rooms as it really gives separation between the sitting area and the bedroom area. Bourbon...

Okinawa, Japan
Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Hotel is absolutely gorgeous. The website does not do it justice. The coffee shop in the lobby is fantastic. The bar is large, has great service, and historic atmosphere. Our room had all the necessary amenities and was decorated with the historic theme with a modern flair. We did not get a chance to eat at the restaurants, but they...

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

Hi LHPUSAviaOki, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your great comments. We are glad you found the hotel to be gorgeous, and that you enjoyed the historic yet still modern theme/atmosphere. Next time you are in town you will certainly have to try out our restaurants as they are both great! Your recommendation is greatly appreciated,...

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Reviewed March 14, 2016

Cannot say enough about this fantastic hotel, from all who work there (special shout out to fabulous Jillian!) to the rooms, to the great service and amenities (like their wonderful top shelf restaurants). The Hotel is EXQUISITE and historic, well located and gorgeously renovated. The grandeur of the Hotel makes you feel regal throughout your stay... and we've had the...

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

Hello Tfbesq, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing your wonderful comments with us. It is great to hear you found the hotel to be fantastic and our team certainly appreciates your comments, especially Jillian! It is also great to hear you enjoyed the history of the building as well as the recent renovations. Thank you...

Kenmore, New York
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

We spent our wedding night here and returned for our 6 month anniversary! Got the same room and it was perfect. Love the suites. Big tub and nice sitting area. Spent time at restaurants and canalside nearby and time in our room. Hope to spend another night here soon!

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

Hi JenniferLink, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for the great feedback. We were so honored to had been a part of your big day and equally as thrilled that you came back for your 6 month anniversary. Congratulations to the both of you! We are glad to hear you loved your suite and it is nice...

Buffalo, NY
Reviewed February 29, 2016

I stayed here over the President's Day weekend with some friends that were visiting. The two-bedroom suite we booked was beautiful, well appointed and spacious. The front desk was wonderful and accommodating. They had great suggestions on different places to take my friends with all the changes that have taken place downtown.

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

BeachBum2227, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is great to hear that you found your two bedroom suite to be well appointed, spacious, and beautiful. The design team certainly worked hard to create a modern look yet still hold onto the historic aspects of the property. It is...

New Hartford, New York
Reviewed February 28, 2016

We had a wonderful stay. It was just one night, and we had a suite. The bed was super soft (don't know what the other beds were like, I prefer firm but am not picky). The Art Deco motif was stunning and tasteful and the room comfortable. This is gorgeous landmark hotel, and though the "fireplace" was just a light...

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

Meanjanine, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are so glad to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. It is always great to hear you found the room to be comfortable and enjoyed the Art Deco! I will certainly share your comments with our...

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Reviewed February 16, 2016

Traveled to see the Buffalo Sabres hockey games. The weather didn't cooperate (coldest in over a decade) but the hotel was warm. Built by the first American female architect in the 1800. The Art Deco design is everywhere. We had a Jr. Suite with a beautiful double sided fireplace. The hotel staff was great, very friendly & helpful. There was...

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

LoriL Nanton, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for such wonderful comments. We are glad to hear you found our team to be great, very friendly, and helpful as we certainly all work hard to ensure every guest has that same experience. It is also great to hear you enjoy our complimentary breakfast and then enjoyed Pan...

Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Bought Bills tickets to see the Cowboys in December. Made a weekend out of it and stayed Saturday & Sunday nights. The hotel is very old yet very well maintained. Nice bar and restaurant on the premises and within Buffalo's "Brewery District". Simple to get to if you're crossing the border and about a 20 minute drive to Rich Stadium....

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Will M, Thank you for staying with us, and thank you for sharing your experience. We realize there are several of lodging options in the area, so we are extremely honored that you chose to stay with us. It is great to hear that you had a chance to enjoy our bar and restaurant as they have a lot to...

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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
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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 - $217 (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
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Didn't stay the night. Only there for a wedding.”
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