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Hotel @ The Lafayette

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 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 13 September 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 7 September 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 1 September 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 25 August 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 23 August 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 August 2016 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...

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 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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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 17 August 2016 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...

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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...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2016

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...

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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • 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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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $191 - $304 (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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