The Buffalo Airport Hotel, formally a Holiday Inn is located at the corner of Holtz Road and Genesee Street just outside of Buffalo NY.   The property was acquired in January 2021.  Since acquisition extensive renovations have been done to the hotel, lobby area, banquet facilities, courtyard, guest rooms and restaurant.  Owners Paul S. Stephen and James J. Stephen made the conscious decision to become an independent full-service hotel offering a range of impressive amenities.   


About 1/3rd of the hotel’s 205 guest rooms has already been renovated; the goal is to have the remaining rooms completed by spring 2024. The property has 141 standard rooms and 64 larger suite rooms which blend contemporary aesthetics with unparalleled comfort and style.   


The highlight of the property is “The Yard,” the pool has been removed and the space refreshed into a one-of-a-kind outdoor courtyard style space of sprawling just over 68,000 sq foot. Featuring a 3,000 sq foot covered event area with radiant heaters, fans, sound system and TV’s.  Just over 10,000 sq foot of decorative concrete & walks provide the perfect entertainment area.  The artificial turf, natural waterfall stone garden, an inviting patio bar, cozy fire pits, and an array of yard games for guests to enjoy simply enhance the space.  Whether relaxing with a refreshing drink or engaging in friendly competition, The Yard provides the perfect backdrop for unforgettable moments, the space is available to rent for your next event! 


Further, with over 3,000 square feet of modern renovated flexible indoor banquet space which can accommodate up to 300 guests, ideal for hosting a variety of events, from business conferences to weddings. The versatile space and sophisticated atmosphere are situated adjacent to the Yard which provide limitless possibilities for your event.   


Guests can also savor local Buffalo cuisine and unwind at the Sports 365 Bar & Grill.  Featuring seating for 213 patrons, back area available for private party rental, live music on Fridays & Saturdays.  Whether watching a game, enjoying a meal with friends and family, or grabbing a quick beer before your next flight, Sports 365 has what you need. 


The property truly does have everything you need for your next event: complimentary 24/7 airport shuttle service, spacious guest rooms, and indoor and outdoor one-of-a-kind in the area. 


For questions or inquiries concerning room reservations click HERE for our Hotel Inquire Contact Form, or call 716-634-6969 

The Yard At Buffalo Airport Hotel