Hotels Near the University At Buffalo, NY
Whether you're on a visit or just dropping off your young student at the University at Buffalo, Hotels-Rates can help you find the perfect hotel in Buffalo, NY. The expansive hotel database at Hotels-Rates provides detailed information about hotels, amenities and Buffalo area attractions.
Our database shows 92 hotels in Buffalo within 15 miles of the University at Buffalo, and rates ranging from $49 to more than $300.
If you need to be near the University at Buffalo instead of at another choice location in the greater Buffalo / Niagara Falls area, the closest hotels to UB's North Campus are:
- Comfort Inn University is across the street from campus at 1 Flint Road, Amherst, NY. Rates start at $94.
- Doubletree By Hilton Buffalo – Amherst is adjacent to the University at Buffalo campus at 10 Flint Road, Amherst. Rates begin at $128.
- Staybridge Suites Buffalo-Amherst is less than half a mile from the University at Buffalo at 1290 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. Rates start at $128.
- Residence Inn Buffalo Amherst is a half mile from the University at Buffalo at 100 Maple Road, Buffalo. Rates start at $228.
- Days Inn By Wyndham Tonawanda/Buffalo is 2 miles from UB at 1120 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, NY. Rates start at $56.
The University at Buffalo is the largest, most comprehensive institution in the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system. It offers some 30,000 students more than 100 undergraduate degrees and nearly 300 graduate and professional programs on three campuses.
UB's North Campus in suburban Amherst off Interstate 990 / Lockport Expressway is where most of the university's core academic programs are offered, along with student housing and dining, the UB Center for the Arts theater complex, and other centers of campus life.
UB's South Campus is on Main Street in a North Buffalo residential neighborhood that dates to the 1920s. The schools of Architecture and Planning, Dental Medicine, Public Health and Health Professions, and Nursing are located here.
The UB Downtown Campus is a part of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, a hub of clinical care, research and educational institutions, including the UB Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, in the heart of Buffalo.
The University at Buffalo fields 16 NCAA Division I athletic programs that compete in the Mid-American Conference. The UB Bulls play some of the top football programs in the nation at UB Stadium on North Campus.
Buffalo, Amherst and Tonawanda are part of the larger Buffalo-Niagara region on Lake Erie and the Canadian border in Western New York. The world famous Niagara Falls U.S.A. tourism area is less than 30 minutes from the University at Buffalo.
World famous designers have left their marks on Buffalo, where a city-wide park system was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, and more than a half-dozen examples of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture include the Martin House, Graycliff estate, Blue Sky Mausoleum at Forest Lawn cemetery, and a planned Frank Lloyd Wright Filling Station at the Pierce Arrow Transportation Museum.
Buffalo is also well-known for its two major professional sports teams — the National Football League's Buffalo Bills and the National Hockey League's Buffalo Sabres. The Bills play at New Era Field, which is 22 minutes south of UB in Orchard Park, NY.
The Sabres play at KeyBank Center on Buffalo's waterfront in the revitalized Canalside district, which is 19 minutes from UB. The KeyBank Center also hosts large-event concerts and other entertainment for all ages.
Revitalization of the Canalside waterfront district was part of more than $1 billion in new investment the City of Buffalo has made in recent years to revitalize several neighborhoods. Canalside hosts over 1,000 concerts and other events each year, has a 35,000-square-foot public ice rink, America's largest inland Naval park at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, an observation tower with breathtaking views of Buffalo and Canada at the Erie Basin Marina, and miles of bike trails, lakefront parks and food and drink at nearby Outer Harbor.
Looking for nightlife in Buffalo? The UB website says Hertel Avenue in North Buffalo features plenty of local shops and restaurants, plus an art house cinema that draws a faithful crowd.Allentown and the Elmwood Village are artsy neighborhoods brimming with hip meeting places and eclectic restaurants.
As you're getting to know Buffalo and the UB scene, you can rely on accommodations booked through Hotels-Rates to be your familiar and friendly home away from home.