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Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   6946 Winchell Road, Syracuse, NY 13164
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Ranked #7 of 30 hotels in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ashby, MA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beds super comfy. Room immaculate. Service excellent. We stopped twice, a week apart, for a rest midway on a long drive. Christine and Ellie went out of their way to make our short stays perfect. Ellie even remembered that my roommate didn't care for sausage, and told us she would be sure to have bacon at breakfast the next morning.... More

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North Bay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a delight this turned out to be! Room was large, comfortable and unbelievably clean. Ammenties were great. Really appreciated the bath gel as mine was left behind. When we were ready for supper, asked desk and were directed to a decent restaurant through a walking trail by the hotel. Check in was easy as was checking out. Highly recommend!

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Mississauga, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The fact that this hotel is located in the middle of nowhere is a plus. Great place to stay if you're on a shopping trip, only about 10 minutes to Destiny USA mall. I had a good night's sleep with it's comfortable bed & soft pillows. The sheets felt so snuggly & fresh that I just wanted to stay in... More

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New York
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123 reviews 123 reviews
46 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is pretty much what you expect from a Holiday Inn Express (HIE) in terms of cleanliness and efficient stay for a reasonable price. Location It is about 15 minutes drive from downtown Syracuse. But it is in the middle of nowhere. No restaurants nearby, apart from a Buffalo wings joint. The hotel is in front of vacant lots... More

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Warsaw, Missouri
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the most odd location of any Holiday Inn Express we've stayed at...in the middle of a field and no signs to get there! But once you arrive, it's everything you'd expect :) The staff were very friendly and they are pet friendly but at quite a cost..$50 (most are $25)..phew! The rooms were comfortable and clean but the... More

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Stratham, New Hampshire, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'm not sure where to begin, as I have always made HI Express my number one hotel, due to it's consistent properties wherever I travel. My son and I stayed here as a halfway point to Niagara Falls, and the reviews seemed good. I'll start with the positives - quiet location (a bit out of the way, which was OK),... More

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John T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Hi Dave, Thanks so much for your review! I am glad we get the opportunity to respond to you. We are so happy to hear you found our hotel to be clean and comfortable. We also apologize that some items appeared to be out of stock on our breakfast bar. I can assure you that no employees are eating our... More

Dunkirk, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a little hard to find but it is a great place to stay! Very clean and comfy bed and pillows. Very nice breakfast in the morning. Just a short distance to the fairgrounds. Enjoyed the pool area and the lobby. The staff was very helpful with questions we had about shopping and eating.

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Rhinebeck, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy check-in, lovely room with comfy bed and pillows, desk area, microwave and frig. Flat screen TV. Not very many channels though. Business center, pool, and fitness center available. Nice lobby area and good breakfast. 10 mins to SU campus, Dinosaur BBQ, etc. Very close to the Fairgrounds. I would go there again and recommend to others.

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Summit, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel for my one night stay on the college tour circuit. It really is in the middle of nowhere but its a clean, well run hotel. The room was perfect, the front desk was very helpful with questions and the breakfast buffet was always restocked and was exceptionally clean. For those visiting Syracuse University, its less than 15 minutes... More

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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here July 4th weekend on a girls shopping trip. The room was nice, it looked as if it was hastly furnished. It didn't have a good use of space, there was a tiny chair in a big corner, but thats not all that important. We reserved a jr suite and it was supposed to come with a couch... More

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Address: 6946 Winchell Road, Syracuse, NY 13164
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Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Syracuse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds 2.5*
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Spinning Ferris wheels, hot funnel cakes and big name performers like Maroon 5 & Train are waiting for you at the Great New York State Fair, just minutes from the Holiday Inn Express® Syracuse - Fairgrounds Hotel in Warners, NY. Our hotel's convenient location off I-90 and quick access to I-690 means commuting in and out of the city is a breeze. If you're a business traveler looking for hotels near Syracuse, NY with meeting space, we have an event room that accommodates 50 and a boardroom that seats 10. Corporate guests also appreciate that we're close to Lockheed Martin, Sysco Food Services and Anheuser-Busch. A Business Center with copy, print and PC capabilities is provided, as well. In addition to being just four miles from the state fairgrounds, we're near Onondaga Lake Park, which is a great destination for those who love the outdoors. For those who prefer to shop, Carousel Center Mall is close by and Waterloo Premium Outlets are a short drive from Warners, NY. Our hotel's location also has easy access to Empire Expo Center, downtown Syracuse and Armory Square. While you stay at our hotel's facility near Syracuse, NY, you'll enjoy amenities like free high-speed, wireless Internet access and an indoor pool and spa. Each morning, you can enjoy a free, hot breakfast, as well, at the Express Start Breakfast Bar. Call today and let us help you plan your next trip to this beautiful area. ... more   less 
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