Best Hotel Breakfast Buffets Across America

Best Hotel Breakfast Buffets Across America

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Best Hotel Breakfast Buffets Across America
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How's the Breakfast Buffet?

As Cheapists, we're all about value when it comes to booking a hotel. What are we getting for the price? More often than not, if breakfast isn't included with our hotel stay, we're searching for an alternative. But which hotels offer the best breakfast buffets? We have often asked the booking agent how the breakfast is, or read reviews to see what we could find. To make it easier on you, if you're like us, we took a look at Tripadvisor reviews to see which 15 hotels had the highest-rated breakfast buffets. 

Related: 15 Extra Lavish Brunch Buffets Across America

French Quarter Inn breakfast buffet

1. French Quarter Inn

Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is exploding with history, architecture, and a luxurious food scene — all of which culminate in the French Quarter Inn. According to one reviewer, "the breakfast buffet was exquisite — chocolate croissant to rival those in St Germain, fresh fruit, cappuccino — and all out on the sun deck, next to the bubbling fountain." 

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Uptown breakfast buffet

2. Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Uptown

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina 

Head on over to the other Carolina for another exceptional hotel breakfast buffet. There's even complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast options, including omelets that reviewers consider "exceptional."

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington DC Georgetown

3. Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington DC Georgetown

Location: Washington, D.C.

If you're planning a D.C. trip, you might as well book a stay at a hotel with a renowned breakfast buffet, and Embassy Suites is it, with everything from fresh fruit and waffles to hot meats, eggs, and potatoes.

Murphy's River Lodge breakfast buffet

4. Murphy's River Lodge

Location: Estes Park, Colorado

In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Estes Park is home to the charming Murphy's River Lodge, which has a solid reputation for incredible accommodations and good, no-frills breakfast to boot. 

la quinta nashville breakfast buffet

5. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Nashville Airport

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Next time your flight gets canceled in Nashville and you need a good place to say near the airport, give La Quinta a whirl. We hear their breakfast is "excellent," according to reviews.

avania inn santa barbara breakfast buffet

6. Avania Inn of Santa Barbara

Location: Santa Barbara, California 

"We especially loved the breakfast buffet with all its hot and cold choices as well as the complimentary coffee and cookies," writes one Avania Inn reviewer. It's hard to go wrong with cookies for breakfast.

fivepine lodge breakfast buffet

7. FivePine Lodge & Spa

Location: Sisters, Oregon

Food is paramount when declaring a good breakfast buffet, but ambiance is important too. FivePine has it all with a rustic charm that's undeniable. 

baymont branson breakfast buffet

8. Baymont By Wyndham Branson Thousand Hills

Location: Branson, Missouri

Head on over to this Wyndham property in the "Live Entertainment Capital of the World" to indulge in one of the best breakfast buffets you'll find at a hotel. 

murphy's resort breakfast buffet

9. Murphy's Resort at Estes Park

Location: Estes Park, Colorado

Apparently the folks in Estes Park know their way around a good hotel breakfast buffet. Murphy's Resort is comparable to the River Lodge with good, simple breakfast in a pine-clad room that will have you feeling like you're dining in a rustic cabin.

almond tree inn breakfast buffet
Trip Advisor

10. Almond Tree Inn

Location: Key West, Florida

If you're going to stay in the tropical environment of the Florida Keys, you might as well wake up in a hotel that offers a myriad of delectable pastries at their breakfast buffet. Almond Tree Inn, we see you. 

orchid key inn breakfast buffet

11. Orchid Key Inn

Location: Key West, Florida

If the pastries at Almond Tree don't make your mouth water, check out Orchid Key instead. According to a reviewer, the hotel has the breakfast buffet is the best I've ever eaten," offering a variety of fresh fruit, yogurt, pastries, and "so much more."

comfort suites breakfast buffet
Trip Advisor

12. Comfort Suites, St. Louis - Sunset Hills

Location: St. Louis 

Sometimes keeping it simple is all you need to do to maintain a positive reputation. Moving past the Golden Arches and leaving the McMuffins behind, Comfort Suites are near a much grander arch, and there you'll find "the usual sort of things, waffles, assortment of baked goods, yogurt, fruit, cereal," according to a reviewer. 

the lancaster breakfast buffet

13. The Lancaster

Location: Houston

Reviewers used some pretty impressive adjectives to describe the breakfast buffet at this beautiful, chandelier-clad hotel, including "terrific" and "superb." 

bavarian lodge breakfast buffet

14. Bavarian Lodge

Location: Leavenworth, Washington

We're suckers for Bavarian-themed hotels and restaurants, and the Bavarian Lodge offers a level of whimsy that draws guests in. According to a review, "They had a big variety at the breakfast buffet and a cute cozy Lodge Bar that serves great dessert as well as Local wines."

bar harbor grand hotel breakfast buffet

15. Bar Harbor Grand Hotel

Location: Mount Desert Island, Maine

The Bar Harbor Grand Hotel provides a historic charm that can't be found at any average hotel, plus, according to reviewers, the breakfast buffet is "wonderful."