We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 20 Ithaca B&Bs / inns

Grayhaven Motel

657 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (37)
  • Photos (8)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (12)
  • Location
  • More
Grayhaven Motel
Ranked #15 of 20 Ithaca B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Ithaca
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

37 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Pomona, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a very busy area so they don't have to worry about their occupancy rate. The rooms are average but what upset me was their promise of wi-fi. I needed to do some work but found no signal. They promised to fix it but never did. Finally out of exasperation I went to the office and asked... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
NY Metro area
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

My husband, 17 year old daughter and 4 year old lab-mix stayed here while on a college visit. I did do a little research to find a pet friendly motel/hotel and hit the jackpot with Grayhaven. We travel a lot with our dog on vacation and have also done so for the past 20 years with our other dogs. There... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

I was very pleased with my stay. Room was clean and spacious. I really like the location. Just a little out of town with a country feel. I could hear a little road noise, but nothing that couldn't be drowned out just by running the fan on the ac unit. Overall it felt very homey.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bethesda, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I wasn't expecting a little house, but that's what we got. I took my son and a classmate on college visits and happened upon the recommendations of others on tripadvisor and took a chance. Two bedrooms, a kitchen, and unusual bathroom (shower on one side of the hallway and powder room opposite - NOT a dealbreaker). Plenty of space. It... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We spent three nights at Grayhaven while attending a greyhound event in the area. We found the accommodations to fit our needs perfectly. The motel website describes all available accommodations and we chose a room with twin beds. There was plenty of room for our dog crates and other items needed when traveling with three greyhounds. The motel is very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Raymond, Maine, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

quiet and very clean with a nice big Sycamore to sit under during afternoon tea. Pets have a great fenced area to play in (with agility equiptment). Super trails at Buttermilk Falls and Robert Tremon State Parks right down the road. Take the back roads to Trumansburg for a scenic evening drive ( watch out for the deer)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Yes, it's older and somewhat rustic, but I'm glad we found this place. We needed a place to stay a night before heading to our campsite at Taughannock Falls State Park. Our room was large and convenient, and he location is great - close to Buttermilk Falls State Park and Ithaca, both of which we visited from here. It bills... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Grayhaven Motel is a great place for a family getaway. The Keurig is always available in the front office, the rooms are spacious, and the towels are not filled with fabric softener. Plus, Magic, the owner's dog is such a lovable thing. The pros outweigh the cons, but to be fair here are the cons. Being energy saving minded, we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

This is a wonderful hotel for people traveling with dogs. Just about all of the rooms are dog friendly and the hotel contains a fenced in dog walking and exercise area that is terrific. The quality of the rooms themselves is excellent. It has a very relaxing and pleasant atmosphere. It also is in a good location. Just outside of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The motel is a bit on the older side but is kept very clean. Some of the rooms are also very cute. Not too far from the wineries either. Pleasant stay nonetheless. The single double bed room has an electric fireplace along with some open space for a small party.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Grayhaven Motel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Grayhaven Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Grayhaven Motel

Address: 657 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Grayhaven Hotel Ithaca

8 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (7)
Room/suite (6)
Hotel & grounds (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (2)
Room/suite (1)
Other (1)


Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small older motel, owner occupied, pawfit for you and your dog! ... more   less 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer

    Bookmark for later
    Save Saved
    You added Grayhaven Motel to your Saves list