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Hotel @ The Lafayette

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Addison Twp.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a 2 bedroom suite for the weekend. It was very large with a full kitchen and living room area. It was very clean and nicely stocked with kitchen tools (although I didn’t use them). Plenty of closet space and large bathrooms. I loved the architecture of the building and the wide hallways. The elevators sounded scary at times...

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Mike S, Front Office Manager at Hotel @ The Lafayette, responded to this review

Dear L K- Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review of our property. Many of our rooms are loft style units, and are perfect for families coming in from out of town. The full kitchens in these units do offer guests the option of eating in while here on vacation. Of course, that is easier...

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely, historic hotel. The suites are HUGE and have 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen and a fold out couch in the living room. Please is gorgeous and great location within walking distance to downtown, the canal, etc. My only complaint is that they do not offer free parking.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a 'gala' event and decided to stay the night. The rooms were very modern in this grand old hotel. The new restoration has brought the grand lady back to her prime. Excellent coffee bar and historic bar, too. The ball room was spacious and held 300 people comfortably.

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Front Desk Manager Mike [--] said he followed us to our room because we were black and has had "bad experiences with blacks before" and if we were white he "probably wouldn't have"....and we are all young professionals including policemen, a correctional officer, a lawyer, a college professor and a social worker.

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This hotel is one of the most incredible buildings I have ever been in. There is not a single thing I could critique about this place!!! The room was gorgeous, the lobby was amazing and the onsite restaurant for breakfast was wonderful. Walked down to the First Niagara Center for a concert and it was a very easy walk. Thank...

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We attended a family wedding at the hotel and loved everything about it. They don't build structures like this anymore. Recently upgraded, the hotel retains much of its original architectural charm- but with rooms with most of the modern conveniences you come to expect. We had a standard room that we loved- especially with the gas fire place that we...

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Mike S, Front Office Manager at Hotel @ The Lafayette, responded to this review

Dear Hankmax, We are glad that you enjoyed the charm and comfort of our historic hotel. Our entire staff works hard to ensure that all guests have a nice time, whether you are here for a wedding, or just a night away. Also, our Valet/ Bell staff really appreciates the shoutout! Thank you so much for taking the time to...

Midland, Michigan
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The rooms at this hotel are AMAZING. Beautiful gas fireplace, and this was a standard room! The hotel is a boutique type of hotel, so beautiful. My only issue was the lighting in he bathroom. I had to put make-up on in a relative's room.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very historic, beautifully renovated hotel. Rooms are well appointed and quite comfortable. The lobby has a coffee shop, but walk by that and go to the Pan American bar. Great food and beer in a gorgeous bar.

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Mike S, Front Office Manager at Hotel @ The Lafayette, responded to this review

HI OHPAFLNC, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our historic property here in downtown Buffalo, and that you were comfortable in our newly renovated rooms. Public Espresso offers pour-over coffee and espresso crafted with coffee roasted in Buffalo, While Pan American serves great food and totally original beers, brewed right here in the building. Either would have...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Loved the exterior facade, lobby, ballrooms, halls, fabulously restored elevator! Great casual restaurant onsite and independent top rated coffee bar in lobby. Stunning design and execution (pin-ups in men's washroom excluded). Generous sized rooms were like apartments (gas stove, dishwasher!!!) but someone else must have designed them: no counter to put your stuff on in bathroom, exceptionally tall tub you...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had a one bedroom apartment which was equipped with a full kitchen, a pull out couch and one bathroom. It was really nice and homey. The bathroom was new and clean. The pull out couch was extremely uncomfortable but the main room bed was fine. The hallways could be updated a bit more but the lobby area was really...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > New York > Buffalo
Price Range: $171 - $297 (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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