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Nearby Hotel near KeyBank Center
Lofts On Pearl A Trademark Collection Hotel
92 Pearl Street, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo
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This 31-room hotel is in central Buffalo and just a 10-minute walk from the KeyBank Center. Guests can enjoy some awesome city views and the suites are equipped with a kitchen, living room with fireplace and a flat screen too. A real home from home close to the arena.
0.6 miles from KeyBank Center
v3 mins driving Uber from $7-9
t11 mins walking
REVIEW SCORE4.4 - Excellent
l Lloyd "Cozy, spacious and clean. A bit above average for a boutique hotel. Liked the fireplace and..."
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Editor Pick : Top Rated Hotel
Top Rated Hotel near KeyBank Center
The Mansion On Delaware Avenue
414 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo
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Guests at the Mansion on Delaware Avenue enjoy a stay in a restored historic mansion with 28 rooms in the heart of Buffalo center. All of the rooms are tastefully decorated and some even boast a spa bath. Service at this hotel is topped off by the personalized butler service.
1.8 miles from KeyBank Center
v7 mins driving Uber from $7-8
REVIEW SCORE4.66 - Wonderful
l Please tell us about your stay at The Mansion On Delaware Avenue
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Editor Pick : Alternative Hotel
Alternative Hotel near KeyBank Center
Adam's Mark Buffalo Niagara
120 Church Street, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo
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Just a 15 minute walk from the theatre district and attractions, this large 486 room hotel offers amazing Lake Erie views. The hotel's entrance and lobby area is beautiful with rooms fitted out with alarm clocks, work desks and coffee makers for the convenience of guests.
0.8 miles from KeyBank Center
Uber from $7-9
t16 mins walking
REVIEW SCORE3.7 - Good
l Kimberly S "Clean; comfortable rooms; great food; polite, helpful staff."
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Good, 3.7 Based on 1041 Reviews
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Hotels near KeyBank Center - Adam's Mark Buffalo Niagara

Adam's Mark Buffalo Niagara

120 Church Street, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lGood
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v 0.8 miles from KeyBank Center
t 16 mins walking
Uber from $7-9
l Kimberly S "Clean; comfortable rooms; great food; polite, helpful staff."
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Excellent, 4.4 Based on 166 Reviews
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KeyBank Center Hotels - Lofts On Pearl A Trademark Collection Hotel

Lofts On Pearl A Trademark Collection Hotel

92 Pearl Street, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lExcellent
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
v 0.6 miles from KeyBank Center ( 3 mins )
t 11 mins walking
Uber from $7-9
l Lloyd "Cozy, spacious and clean. A bit above average for a boutique hotel. Liked the fireplace and..."
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Excellent, 4.41 Based on 236 Reviews
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Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Downtown

Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Downtown

10 Lafayette Square, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lExcellent
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
v 0.9 miles from KeyBank Center ( 4 mins )
t 17 mins walking
Uber from $7-9
l Steve "Hotel staff were excellent; room was big and comfy."
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Wonderful, 4.6 Based on 121 Reviews
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Buffalo Marriott Harborcenter

Buffalo Marriott Harborcenter

95 Main Street, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lWonderful
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
v 0.3 miles from KeyBank Center
t 6 mins walking
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Excellent, 4.4 Based on 426 Reviews
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Hampton Inn And Suites Buffalo Downtown

Hampton Inn And Suites Buffalo Downtown

220 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lExcellent
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v 1.5 miles from KeyBank Center ( 6 mins )
Uber from $7-9
l Jean S "The staff was great, hotel was beyond clean and customer service impeccable. I would definitely stay here again."
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Excellent, 4.3 Based on 458 Reviews
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Embassy Suites Buffalo

Embassy Suites Buffalo

200 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lExcellent
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v 1.4 miles from KeyBank Center ( 6 mins )
Uber from $7-9
l Sue "The room was spacious clean and the service was top notch. This hotel was excellent - we will be coming back again, for sure!"
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Wonderful, 4.52 Based on 157 Reviews
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Courtyard Buffalo Downtown/canalside

Courtyard Buffalo Downtown/canalside

One Canalside 125 Main Street, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lWonderful
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
v 0.4 miles from KeyBank Center
t 8 mins walking
Uber from $7-9
l Harry "Our room was fabulous, clean, comfortable and very welcoming. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Everything was great."
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Very Good, 4.2 Based on 174 Reviews
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Hotel At The Lafayette A Trademark Collection Hotel

Hotel At The Lafayette A Trademark Collection Hotel

391 Washington Street, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 0.9 miles from KeyBank Center ( 7 mins )
t 18 mins walking
Uber from $7-10
l Nicki "I loved the building itself - the architecture was stunning and the way that it was decorated went..."
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Very Good, 4.05 Based on 236 Reviews
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Best Western On The Avenue

Best Western On The Avenue

510 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 2.0 miles from KeyBank Center ( 8 mins )
Uber from $7-9
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Very Good, 4.15 Based on 224 Reviews
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Wyndham Garden Buffalo Downtown

Wyndham Garden Buffalo Downtown

125 High Street, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 2.3 miles from KeyBank Center ( 9 mins )
Uber from $7-9
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Wonderful, 4.5 Based on 105 Reviews
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The Westin Buffalo

The Westin Buffalo

250 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lWonderful
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v 1.5 miles from KeyBank Center ( 9 mins )
Uber from $6-7
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Excellent, 4.3 Based on 216 Reviews
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Buffalo Downtown

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Buffalo Downtown

601 Main Street, Buffalo | Area: Downtown Buffalo (Map)
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lExcellent
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v 1.4 miles from KeyBank Center ( 7 mins )
Uber from $7-9
l Sarah "Excellent sized rooms with all the amenities. Great breakfast!"
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Looking for some things to do near KeyBank Center? Click to view our full listing of bookable activities in Buffalo!

What's the surrounding area like?

The KeyBank Center is in Downtown Buffalo, New York, so you're within walking distance of loads of bars and restaurants.

How can I spend a day in Buffalo before heading to the event?

Buffalo Zoo

The third oldest zoo in the United States, Buffalo Zoo first opened its gates in 1875. Today, the $12 admission fee gives you access to see its hundreds of mammals, amphibians and birds.

Take a Segway Tour

See the city from a Segway. Wheel around Buffalo and take in the sights while simultaneously enjoying a speedy Segway ride. Not ideal for those who are balance-challenged.

Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park

Whether you have a genuine interest in military history or just want to check out some of impressive military ships on display, this is a great day out for all ages.

Where are the best places to eat and drink near the KeyBank Center?

Cobblestone Bar and Grill

With its location right by the KeyBank Center, this place gets busy with those enjoying a beer before the game. There's a great vibe in here and it's a great place to go to get excited about the game. There's a basic bar food menu and a decent range of beers and alcoholic drinks.

Soho Burger Bar

Not too far from the arena, you'll find this lively burger joint. It gets fairly busy and is great for a party atmosphere and a top notch burger. Burgers start at around $10.

Hutch's

Hutch's is a little further out, at around 3.5 miles from the KeyBank Center. This is a reviewer's favorite and offers up some brilliant food. Large plates start at about $20 and there's a cocktail menu starting at $10.

Is there anything else visitors to Buffalo should know?

Buffalo gets a lot of snow over winter. If your event takes place in the snowy months, come wrapped up. However, visitors take note - an old law states that it is illegal to intentionally throw a snowball at someone's head in Buffalo.

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What's the best way to get to the KeyBank Center?

You can drive to the KeyBank Center, which is located not too far off the I-190.

If you would rather save on parking and gas (and you would rather not risk getting stuck in traffic), you can take the Metro. You can park for free at any of the Metro Park and Ride lots and take the Metro into Downtown Buffalo.

If you're visiting town for a concert or game, then you could stay at one of the hotels near KeyBank Center and simply walk to your concert.

How much are drinks/food in the KeyBank Center?

You can expect to pay from around $7.50 for a beer and $6.50 for a hot dog and fries basket.

There are loads of food and drink concessions to choose from and the KeyBank Center has a surprisingly good selection of craft beers. You can get service to your seat too for many events.

Is there any parking?

There are parking lots along Perry Street, Washington Street and Swan Street. Get there early to be sure of a spot.

How much does parking cost?

Parking prices range from $10 - $20 on game days or when there's a big concert on.

Is there WiFi at the venue?

There are several free WiFi hotspots around the arena, but you won't necessarily be able to connect from your seat. It's in designated hotspots only.

Any other important information visitors should know?

If you're attending the venue for a Sabres game or for a special occasion, then for just $20 (with 3 days' notice) you can get your well-wishes on the video board in the arena.

#1 Rated

KeyBank Center Reviews

This venue is ranked #1 of 9 venues in Buffalo

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE: 
WONDERFUL (4.7 out of 5)

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5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Nineveh

Awesome venue for being indoor. Great location, lots to do after a concert in terms of nightlife. Will definitely go again!

Liked: Location; no bathroom lines; short lines for food, drinks, etc.
Disliked: None.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Cattaraugus

Perfect!

Liked: Everything - staff; cleanliness; performance as well.
Disliked: Show didn't last long enough for me, but I could listen all night long!

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Kitchener

The atmosphere was great. It was my 1st time at the Keybank Center; we had excellent seats; employees were very friendly.

Liked: The Toronto Maple Leafs won!
Disliked: None.

4

Very Good - 4 out of 5

, Thornbury

Good venue tor World Championships. Small crowd was disappointing.

Liked: Fairly new arena. Good sight lines and great atmosphere.
Disliked: Music much too loud. Get rid of the organ. Long lineups for concessions needs attention.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Penfield Mon, 11 September 2017

Easy to get to. LRRT right outside.

Liked: Easy access.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Locke Sat, 22 April 2017

Liked: I think the performer I was there to see made it the experience that it was, not so much the venue.
Disliked: The fact that the male ushers would allow females to go up to the front of the section I was in and stand in front even though they didn't pay to be up there. Also disappointed in the fact that my husband couldn't go out to smoke during intermission - the man working the door was extremely rude when my husband asked if there was a designated smoking area.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Corning Fri, 16 October 2015

This is such a great venue and I applaud your service and staff.

Liked: What a great place!

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Chittenango Fri, 26 June 2015

Venue was awesome.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Penetanguishene Tue, 21 April 2015

Easy access; great neighbourhood; lots of drink and food vendors inside. My first and not my last visit. Looking forward to more great concerts.

Liked: Great sound system and perfect size.

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Deseronto Ontario Sat, 14 March 2015

We were at the Garth Brooks concert Sunday March 8. SPECTACULAR! First Niagara Center was great - easy to get around; friendly, helpful staff; wonderful experience.

Liked: Yes.

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