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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Ithaca

Show Prices
#7 of 22 Hotels in Ithaca
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Fairfield Inn & Suites Ithaca
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

207 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 206: English reviews
Start your review of Fairfield Inn & Suites Ithaca
 Click to rate
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with my daughter while visiting Ithaca College. It's about 8 minutes from downtown, 7 minutes from IC and 10 minutes from Cornell. It's a basic hotel and you get a good value for your money, just not many extras. Beds are comfortable. Rooms remind me of my parents' kitchen and dining room decor from the 70s -- orange,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank maddog4221
Sag Harbor, New York
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We stayed at this hotel for two nights for the YMCA state swimming competition at Ithaca College. The location is outside of downtown Ithaca and located on a busy commercial street with lots of box stores, gas stations and fast food; however, it was convenient to all desired points and very nice and clean. The hotel and rooms seem updated...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank BendyWendy1970
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

We had stayed in few other hotels in Ithaca when visiting our son who's a student at Cornell University. This is our first time staying in Fairfield Inn and we love it. The front desk was very professional. The check in was fast. The hotel is very well maintained. The room is very good size. The mattress is firm and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Alice S
Ithaca, New York
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Not normally being one to write reviews I feel this one is necessary. My wife and I have stayed here now a total of three times. The rooms are consistently clean and properly taken care of. The hotel staff have all been friendly and helpful. The breakfast was very good. All around excellent review with emphasis on how pleasant all...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank tcbc3
Pittston
Reviewed February 26, 2017

I was visiting Ithaca, and I was surprised by the (high) prices of the mid to upper range hotels in the area. I chose this particular location solely on price, and it ended up being a great decision. It is one of the newer and nicer looking hotels on Elmira Rd, and it is surrounded by shopping plazas and restaurants....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Clay C
Reviewed February 25, 2017

The Fairfield Inn, nationwide, has become a reliable destination for our family. The hotel in Ithaca is clean and comfortably decorated. The staff is friendly. The breakfast included hot oatmeal, omelets and waffles, in addition to the usual free breakfast items. This was a welcome addition to our morning. The Fairfield decor is colorful and contemporary which makes it feel...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank RosieCT14
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Spent a night here with my daughter while visiting Cornell University. The hotel is very clean and modernized. It feels like a brand new hotel. Staff was very friendly and courteous. Not too far from Cornell University. The surrounding area has a lot of shopping and restaurants, so even though it's on a busy road, it wasn't noisy at all.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank gcvsd-cy
Lexington, Massachusetts
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We stayed one night while passing through to Buffalo. Conveniently located to jump on/off the highway. Checked in late and were upgraded. Room is very spacious, clean, comfortable. Desk staff was very friendly. Complimentary breakfast looked good but just did a grab and go fruit/yogurt.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank travelgirl41643
Vilano Beach, Florida, United States
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

I was here to visit Ithaca College in hopes of transferring (to my avail I did not). The room was clean and modern, the service was exceptionally well, the location and views from the room are nice so props to thinking geographically before plopping a hotel down in a certain location. Breakfast is the usual. I will definetly stay here...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank BChowder
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in November , we picked it mainly because we thought it was new but to our surprise it is three years old . It is maintained to a tee there is no scratches or torn wallpaper and everthing is spotless . The bathrooms are huge with big walk in showers . The staff are awesome so helpful ....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank silverlake2002
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

72 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (46)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (21)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
Other (16)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (26)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (10)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Ithaca hotels
4.4 mi away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca
0.2 mi away
Hampton Inn Ithaca
Hampton Inn Ithaca
#4 of 22 in Ithaca
624 reviews
1.2 mi away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ithaca
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.6 mi away
Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca
0.1 mi away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ithaca
1.5 mi away
Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Fairfield Inn & Suites Ithaca

Address: 359 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-5103
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range: $136 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites Ithaca 2.5*
Number of rooms: 106
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Marriott, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Orbitz and HotelQuickly so you can book your Fairfield Inn & Suites Ithaca reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Fairfield Inn & Suites Ithaca staff and other travelers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Taichung, Taiwan

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Fairfield Inn & Suites Ithaca staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“No views offered at this hotel but I like the top floor anyway.”
BendyWendy1970, Mar 21, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back of the hotel, away from the road.”
ClayC914, Feb 26, 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms near the elevator and ice machines”
JimL239, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“The suite was very large and well appointed”
MissS85, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“No views. On a busy street; not an especially attractive area of Ithaca. Overpriced in this respect as well.”
FanofTA, Jul 30, 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question