The Hotel Ithaca – New York

The Hotel Ithaca is the area’s only independently owned hotel, conveniently located in the heart of Ithaca, New York, home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. With a central location that can’t be beaten, the hotel puts everything that Ithaca has to offer and the best of the Finger Lakes Region within easy reach.

Guests enjoy deluxe rooms and suites, an indoor heated pool, and thoughtful amenities including ample on-site parking.

A short stroll away is Ithaca Commons, a vibrant pedestrian mall alive with eclectic boutiques, upscale restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, and more.

Outside the city, the “gorge-ous” landscape affords myriad opportunities for outdoor adventure and recreation. Guests appreciate complimentary shuttle service to Cornell University, Ithaca College, and the regional airport.

Set on the southernmost tip of Cayuga Lake, Ithaca is a cultural, academic, and commercial hub, blessed with spectacular natural wonders and boundless outdoor recreation. Visitors to the area are attracted by a wealth of exciting things to see and do, combined with an inclusionary vibe that makes everyone feel at home.

Conveniently located in downtown Ithaca, Hotel Ithaca provides the perfect vantage point from which to explore it all. Discover lush ice-age gorges, breathtaking views of Taughannock Falls, farmers’ markets, restaurants of all kinds, seasonal festivals, wine trails, cideries, breweries, hiking and biking, boating, and more. Our concierge will be pleased to help you plan a memorable vacation getaway, whatever your pleasure.



The Hotel Ithaca’s 170 guest rooms and suites, many recently renovated, are generously proportioned, well-appointed in earth tones, and complimented by gleaming wood floors, with oversized windows often framing cityscape views. All feature luxurious bedding, spacious baths with thoughtful amenities, 43″ flat screen HD TVs, Keurig coffee makers, mini refrigerators, and complimentary high-speed WI-FI.

Suites have separate sitting room areas and guests may choose between options with fireplaces and patios.

Hotel amenities include an indoor heated swimming pool (currently closed for routine maintenance), a fully equipped fitness center, a business center, ample on-site parking, and in-lobby coffee and tea service.


Guests will appreciate shuttle service to Thompkins Regional Airport, Cornell University, and Ithaca College, at no additional charge (subject to availability).

Learn more about available room types at The Hotel Ithaca HERE.



Ithaca Social Pub & Grille is open for breakfast daily, the Ithaca Social Pub and Grille offers a delicious array of morning favorites to help you start your day.

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The Hotel Ithaca offers an array of beautiful settings for social occasions and weddings throughout the year. Adding to the property’s allure is the convenience of an on-site event planner and a variety of package options that match every taste and make it easy for wedding couples to enjoy their special day with confidence that every detail is being managed.

Hotel Ithaca’s spacious and elegant interiors provide the perfect canvas for social gatherings of all kinds – weddings, rehearsal dinners, showers, bachelor parties, and anniversaries, to name a few. Over 6,000 sq. ft. of function space includes areas for on-site ceremonies, cocktails and mingling, and an impressive ballroom with dance floor that can comfortably seat 225 guests for artfully plated dinners.

Learn more about weddings at The Hotel Ithaca HERE.



With function facilities unparalleled in the area, Hotel Ithaca offers distinctive settings that comprise 6,000 sq. ft. of flexible private meeting space, including a spacious pre-function area, five separate rooms for concurrent sessions, and large overnight suites that are perfect for hospitality suites.  Add to that the hotel’s 170 guestrooms and ideal downtown location with ample on-site parking and meeting planners will agree that The Hotel Ithaca has all the features and amenities to ensure a successful meeting, corporate event or conference. An on-site event coordinator will work closely with groups to help create unique local experiences for event guests, from planning the perfect menu to suggesting itineraries that take advantage of the many great things to see and do in the area.  Special discounted date and rate options plus packages for associations help groups stay within budget without cutting corners.

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A hotel designed with teams in mind, The Hotel Ithaca is a winning destination for athletic groups visiting the area.  To start, your group will be greeted with a custom check-in to for added comfort and convenience. With over 100 double queen rooms housing the largest tournaments, The Hotel Ithaca goes all out with family-friendly accommodations and 6,000 sq. ft. of event space with a special taping room for pre-game meetings. Coaches, players, and their families will enjoy piping-hot plentiful breakfasts, take-away lunches, and dinners including team meals to fit dietary requirements. Everyone will appreciate the spacious and comfortable rooms with plush mattresses that allow for a great night’s sleep, large well-equipped workout facility, and complimentary on-site parking for buses.  A dedicated sports sales manager is on hand to oversee every detail leading up to and during team stays, so the focus can stay where it belongs – on the game.

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Sitting on the shores of Cayuga Lake, the largest of the Finger Lakes, the hilly town of Ithaca is surrounded by dense forests, towering waterfalls, and awe-inspiring gorges.  Ithaca’s natural beauty is rivaled only by the town’s eclectic and engaging vibe. Home to two major colleges, Cornell University and Ithaca College, Ithaca is a college-town with all that comes with it.  The restaurants are many and culturally diverse, nightlife is abundant, the shops and street musicians on Ithaca Commons are far from mainstream, and galleries, theatres, music venues, and museums abound.  Visitors enjoy the The Discovery Trail, a partnership of top attractions including the kid-friendly Sciencenter, the world-famous Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the wild animals of the Cayuga Nature Center, the Cornell Botanic Gardens and arboretum, the amazing fossil specimens at the Museum of the Earth.

Learn more about the town of Ithaca, NY HERE.