“Allow me to explain why you won't have to
worry about a thing while you're here”¦” With those soothing
words, I am checked into The Mansion on Delaware Avenue in
Buffalo, New York, where it soon became apparent that I certainly
would not need to worry about a thing during my stay as every
hotel staff member delivered the kind of attention to detail,
pride in service and knowledge of the area that allowed them each
to act as a Staff Butler””which is what they're called.
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue is, indeed, on Delaware
Avenue, right in the heart of one of the city's most vibrant
shopping and arts areas. And it is, indeed, a mansion. Built as a
residence in the 1800s, the building has had a storied and
somewhat checkered past (one theory has it that the building
operated as a brothel...