About Us

This landmark French Renaissance-style building was  designed by Louise Blanchard Bethune, the first professional woman architect in the U.S. and built in 1904, during Buffalo’s industrial heyday for the Pan-American Exposition. Today the Hotel @ The Lafayette is a mixed-use building, incorporating a boutique hotel, magnificent banquet rooms, a brewery, restaurants and apartments.

We offer free Wi-Fi, an on-site fitness center and rooms with flat-screen cable TV.  Guests of ​Hotel @ The Lafayette can enjoy a free breakfast each morning.  Pan-American Grill & Brewery serves delicious American fare with an on site brewery and wide variety of beers..  Located minutes from Shea's Performing Arts Center, Coca-Cola Field and First Niagara Center, 20-minute drive from Ralph Wilson Stadium, and South Park Stadium is 7 miles away.

The hotel features 57 unique Pan-American themed rooms, with your choice of one or two-bedroom suites, mini-suites and bridal suites, each of which offer all the modern conveniences visitors expect for short or long-term stays.

The Pan-American Grill & Brewery reprises the original hotel’s Grand Dining room and mezzanine, Murals Room, Teddy Roosevelt’s  Trophy Room with fireplace, and the iconic Tap Room with the added twist of a full scratch brewery on site.

​​Make Hotel @ The Lafayette your overnight stay choice and enjoy the restored elegance of Buffalo’s newest landmark.