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Embassy Inn Motel

1083 Dryden Rd (Rt 366), Ithaca, NY 14850
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Ranked #14 of 19 Hotels in Ithaca
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Rochester, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rooms were dated but clean and comfortable. Price for the room was high for the amenities provided. Staff was very friendly. Forgot my glasses in the room at checkout and they immediately called me. Would definitely stay here again.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived a day early to drop son at Cornell for a summer experience. I missed the room block Cornell had at 2 hotels and rooms were booked, cost 300 a night or there was this place at 129. This place is below budget. No vending or ice machines on premises. My room wasn't ready, I had just driven 7 hours... More 

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I ended up at this motel because the owner would not let my sister cancel the reservation the day before as most hotels/motels do as our father was ill and couldn't make it up. I wouldn't have initially picked this place to stay but it ended up being convenient to Ithaca college where I was attending a gradation. Except for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a tiny motel in the middle of nowhere, but only 10 minutes from downtown Ithaca. Compared to other hotels in the area, this was economical at $85 (through a 3rd party). It was very clean and cozy...meaning small. It had everything you need: bed, bath, shower, fridge, table, chairs, TV. Aside from have only 10 no-snow channels on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Nothing fancy, but clean and cheap. It served its purpose. My only real complaint was the steam heaters sounded like a dragon invasion throughout the night. I will say however, that it was not too loud and all in all its a decent little motel.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Very shady cancellation policy which differs from other motels/hotels. Basically the deadline for canceling a room varies with their whim and can change at any time. If you use a third party travel agency/booking service the fine print becomes even smaller or vanishes altogether. If you expect the usual 24 hour cancellation grace period be very careful as you might... More 

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Portland, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Wow...this accommodation is a sad excuse for even a budget motel. Stayed here one night in August, while moving my son to Cornell University. There were three of us in the room. It was a last minute reservation through another online booking site. Initially, we thought it would be fine, however, once in the room, we saw sad and tired... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

I couldn't find a room for under $250/nite in Ithaca two weeks ago so I was a little nervous when this motel was available for $120. I was desperate to visit my kid in Ithaca college so I did. Glad I did! Rooms are spacious along with a kitchenette which is so useful when traveling with a toddler. Number one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is an old-school hotel circa 1990: basic accommodation in clean, reasonably well maintained rooms. The tv was old but the WiFi was good. The room was small but the housekeeping was fine. The worst element was the noisy air conditioning/heat unit. The location is good, a quiet spot about two miles from the Cornell campus and ten minutes drive... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Small rooms but confortable bed and clean bathroom. Breakfast is included, and good internet connection. Receptionist very friendly and guide us around the area. Plantation bar is the nearest Pub from Hotel (1 mile) . Prices for room are cheaper comparing with others around.

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