Buffalo Hotels and Accommodation
(Buffalo, New York - NY, USA)
Buffalo city offers no shortage of hotels, with accommodation options throughout the city center and beyond. Hotels in Buffalo vary greatly and include cozy guest houses on the city suburbs, countryside inns, waterfront apartments, and charming, historic hotels in downtown. For the ultimate place to stay in the area, hotels are also available overlooking the nearby Niagara River and Niagara Falls
, boasting spectacular views.
Many hotels are concentrated in the heart of downtown Buffalo, within walking distance of the city's attractions, shops and restaurants. The Hyatt Regency Hotel is well-placed, being close to the Buffalo Convention Center. Other popular hotels within the city include various accommodation options around the Theater District, the historic Allentown district and throughout North Buffalo, particularly around Delaware Park. Further lodging is available in neighboring New York towns and villages, such as Blasdell, Cheektowaga, Kenmore and West Seneca, and across the waterfront, at nearby Fort Erie, Ontario.
Where to Stay
For business travelers flying into this part of New York, a number of convenient hotels can be found close to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF)
, which is just a few minutes drive to the east of the city center and next to the suburb of Williamsville. Popular airport hotels include familiar chains such as Best Western, Days Inn, Holiday Inn, Quality Inn, Radisson and Sleep Inn.
Budget hotels are plentiful in Buffalo city, although they can often become fully booked, meaning that advance reservations are always required, particularly during the busy summer months of June, July and August.
Cheap accommodation in Buffalo consists of bed and breakfast houses, motels and a myriad of chain hotels, which are especially concentrated around Delaware Avenue, Genesee Street, Main Street, Milestrip Road and along the nearby Niagara Falls Boulevard. Popular hotels in these areas of Buffalo include the Best Western Inn on the Avenue, the Econo Lodge South and the Comfort Suites Downtown.
Backpackers looking for the cheapest lodging around may like to consider spending their money at the very inexpensive HI Buffalo Hostel on Main Street, which is close to the Theater District and Shea's Performing Arts Center in particular. This is actually the only youth hostel to be situated in the entire city and in the past has been voted 'North America's Best Hostel'.
A small selection of luxurious hotels can be found in many central areas and prominent districts of Buffalo, including upmarket hotels around Church Street, Delaware Avenue, Dick Road, Fountain Plaza and Sheridan Drive. The aptly named Mansion on Delaware Avenue stands out from the crowd and is known for its wedding packages and appealing honeymoon accommodation.
Rather cheaper are the mid-range hotels in Buffalo, which include the Hampton Inn and Suites Hotel, the Homewood Suites and the Adam's Mark Hotel. For golfers visiting the Buffalo area, the nearby Marriott Niagara is close to no less than five major golf courses (the Amherst Audubon, Chestnut Hill, Deerwood Golf, Glen Oaks and the Sheridan Golf Course).