Overview of Hostel
Hostel Buffalo-Niagara is a great cozy homestead for visiting Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls.
There is frequent local bus from Buffalo to The Falls, round trip fare $4. Take your passport along (and visa if required) so you'll be able to enjoy the Canadian side as well.
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From BUS STATION (open 24 hours) :
By free metro rail: Exit station onto North Division St. Walk to the right to Main St, two short blocks. Turn right onto Main St. Take metro train from Church Station (no fee) to FOUNTAIN PLAZA. Continue on foot in the same direction of the train. Stay on the right hand side, and the Hostel located just before the opening of the subway line.
By foot: Exit station onto North Division St. Walk to the right to Main St, two short blocks. Turn right onto Main St. Walk along Main Street to the hostel (10-15 minutes).
By taxi: Taxi fare about $5.00
AMTRAK INTO BUFFALO:
The downtown station, Amtrak-Exchange, is very convenient to the hostel. However, the Lake Shore Limited (direct Boston-Chicago) does NOT stop at Amtrak-Exchange. Guests from all places of origin other than Chicago can plan their train journey so as to arrive at Amtrak-Exchange. Coming from Boston, it is possible to book an arrival at Amtrak-Exchange by traveling first to New York City and then into Buffalo.
from AMTRAK-EXCHANGE Station (open 7am-4:30pm, but trains arrive at other times also) :
By free metro rail: Exit station; walk to the left to Main St, two short blocks. Turn left onto Main St. Take metro train from Erie Canal Harbor Station (no fee) to FOUNTAIN PLAZA, walk across Chippewa St. Hostel is located 3/4ths the way up the block on the right hand side.
By foot: Exit station; walk to the left to Main St, two short blocks. Turn right onto Main St. Walk 20-25 minutes to 667 Main St (located on the right side of the street).
By taxi: Taxi cabs will be waiting when train arrives. Taxi fare: approximately $6.00
from AMTRAK-DEPEW STATION (open 24 hours) :
Every 6C, 6D, and 6F bus will pull into Amtrak-Depew Station. The #6 bus runs from 6:13am-11:35pm Monday-Friday, 7:31am-11:33pm Saturday, and infrequently on Sunday. The fare is $2. See the full schedule for the #6 bus at www.nfta.com. Take the #6 bus to downtown; get off at the corner of Ellicott St & E. Huron St. Walk towards the gold-domed building. Turn right onto Main St. Walk two blocks to 667 Main St.
Taxi fare from Amtrak-Depew to the hostel is approximately $30. Hostelers may be able to share taxi fare with other travelers headed downtown.
from BUFFALO NIAGARA AIRPORT (open 24 hours):
!! For those who can, take the #204 airport express. It runs Monday-Friday, 6:22am-5:04pm. The #204 drops off at N. Division & Ellicott. From there to the hostel, follow the bus station directions. See the full schedule for the #204 bus at www.nfta.com. Fare is $2.
The #24 runs from 5:41am-11:40pm Monday-Friday, 6:57am-11:39pm Saturday, and 6:36am-
11:38pm Sunday. The fare is $2. See the full schedule for the #24 bus at www.nfta.com. Take the #24 bus to downtown; get off at the corner of Chippewa St and Ellicott St. Walk two short blocks to Main St. turn right onto Main St. Walk one block to 667 Main St.
If you see a #30 bus, you can take that to the hostel. This can be a great option for guests arriving in the evening or on Saturday afternoon. Fare is $2. ASK THE DRIVER FOR A TRANSFER. Take the #30 to University Rail Station. Go underground to take the next metro train headed downtown (Erie Canal Harbor). Show conductor your transfer if asked. Get off the train at Theater station. Cross Main St; walk toward the outbound Theater metro station. Youll see the hostel at 667 Main St.
Taxi fare from the airport is about $30-35. Hostellers may be able to share taxi fare with other travelers headed downtown. Ask the reception for recommended services.
DRIVING: use rear address of hostel as your destination: 664 Washington Street
by CAR from the I-90 West: Take exit 51W (33W to Buffalo). Go 6.8 miles; exit at Goodell St. Get into the left lane. Go approximately 0.3 miles; turn left at Washington St. Cross Tupper St, and you will be in the block behind the hostel.
by CAR from I-90 East: Take the I-190N (exit 53) towards Canada/Downtown. Take exit#6 (Elm St). Turn left on N. Division St. Turn right on Washington St. Go 0.6 miles to rear of hostel.
by CAR from Niagara Falls: Take I-190S. Go 16.1 miles to exit 6 (Elm St). Turn left on N. Division St. Turn right on Washington St. Go 0.6 miles to rear of hostel.
by CAR from the airport Follow signs to 33W to Buffalo. Once on 33W, go approximately 8.5 miles and exit at Goodell St. Get into the left lane. Go approximately 0.3 miles; turn left at Washington St. Cross Tupper St, and you will be in the block behind the hostel.
Metered parking along Washington St: $2/All Day or $1 for 2hrs from 8am-5pm Weekdays. Parking is FREE on the weekends after 5pm Fridays till 8am Monday.
Municipal parking garage at 362 Pearl St: $2-6/day depending on time in/time out. Overnight parking is permitted..
We are located in the heart of downtown Buffalo's Theater District right next door to th TOWN BALLROOM and Buffalo Visitor Center, across from SHEA'S Performing Arts, as well as down the street from the FIRST NIAGARA CENTER and Buffalo-Niagara Conference Center. The hostel is a short walk from Historic Allentown and the Chippewa Strip where live music and nightlife is ample. A 10 minute walk from the infamous Anchor Bar where Buffalo chicken wings were invented.
Conditions & Policy
Maximum stay - 5 nights Our Hostel DESK HOURS & CHECK-IN TIMES are 8-10:30am and 4-10:30pm daily. Planning to arrive when the desk is closed? Contact us! Dont be shy:) or Call our office between office hours. *Guests with a reservation may drop off bags as early as 8am the day of their reservation*