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Featured Hostels in Buffalo

Hostel Buffalo-Niagara
2 out of 5
667 Main St., Buffalo, NY
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Located in Downtown Buffalo, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Fountain Plaza and Shea's Performing Arts Center. Buffalo Niagara Convention Center and ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (33 reviews)

"Very nice yiung people. Ery helpfull"…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb 2020

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Staybridge Suites Buffalo-Amherst

Staybridge Suites Buffalo-Amherst

3 out of 5
1290 Sweethome Rd, Amherst, NY
The price is Rs7,037 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,074 reviews)

"It was extremely clean and very spacious. It is close to restaurants and shopping as well as to the North campus of UB."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

Staybridge Suites Buffalo-Amherst
Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst

Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst

3 out of 5
5020 Main Street, Amherst, NY
The price is Rs7,421 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (960 reviews)

"Easy registration and the staff was very nice and explained everything well"…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst
Millennium Buffalo

Millennium Buffalo

3.5 out of 5
2040 Walden Ave, Buffalo, NY
The price is Rs5,811 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (2,148 reviews)

"Nice and clean hotel. A little farther from the airport than I expected but they provide a free shuttle service. Had dinner in the restaurant, the wings were awesome!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2020

Millennium Buffalo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Buffalo, there are 147 lodging options here to choose from, including hostels. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Buffalo for a lower cost, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out cultural highlights like the theatres in this destination, or enjoy the sporting events and other activities.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Buffalo?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 9° C and night-time temperatures average -8° C
  • April-June: 26° C is the daytime average and 0° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 27° C and night-time averages are around 9° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 18° C during the day and -7° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1028 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Buffalo?

Depending on your interests, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Niagara Falls State Park
  • Bridal Veil Falls
  • Horseshoe Falls
Natural Features
  • Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park
  • Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
  • Lafayette Square
Cultural Attractions
  • Pierce - Arrow Museum
  • Kleinhans Music Hall
  • Buffalo Museum of Science

Generally, Buffalo is known for its:

  • Waterfalls
  • Theatre
  • Live music
  • Entertainment
  • Art
  • University life
  • Historical sites
  • Sports

How to Get to Buffalo and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.), 8 mi (12.9 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.), which is 15.2 mi (24.4 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transport. You can access metro transport at Lafayette Square Station, Church Station and Fountain Plaza Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Buffalo-Exchange Street Station, Buffalo-Exchange Street Station or Buffalo-Depew Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Buffalo?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save more for exploring. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its theatres and live music venues.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of shapes and sizes, but all of them have a few qualities in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social environment and shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too).
What are the best hostels in Buffalo?
Still deciding where to stay in Buffalo? This hostel is popular: Hostel Buffalo-Niagara - Located steps from Shea’s Performing Arts Center. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a lift and air conditioning. You’ll find showers in all rooms.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Buffalo?
The weather is important when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 20°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of -2°C. The snowiest months in Buffalo are January, February, December and November, with each month seeing an average of 69 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Buffalo?
Overall, Buffalo is known for its waterfalls, theatres and live music. Major attractions include KeyBank Center, Walden Galleria Mall and Bills Stadium. Get out into nature with places such as Canalside, Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park and Delaware Park. Cultural attractions include Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Buffalo Museum of Science and Tralf Music Hall.
What's the best way to get to and around Buffalo while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Buffalo in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the closest airport, which is Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.), located 8 mi (12.9 km) away. Another option is Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.), which is 15.2 mi (24.4 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transport to get around. Take advantage of metro transport at Lafayette Square Station, Church Station and Fountain Plaza Station. Train stations such as Buffalo-Exchange Street Station and Buffalo-Depew Station make it easy to explore more of the surrounding area.