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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here on business and had to wait at least 20 minutes for my room to be ready due to electrical issues. I don't recommend this place unless you can get a renovated balcony room or a room in the new tower. I had a newly renovated balcony king room which was nice (especially the shower) except for the... More 

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Thank w0nderlustqueen
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here one night, I am glad I picked tower room. It is new and clean. The room on 9th floor is very quite and renovated. I think most of the negative reviews are for the rooms in two story building. If you choose to stay in this hotel, make sure you book tower room on higher floor.

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Stamford, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel seems to be in transition from frumpy to trying very hard to be cool. The lobby is cool. Our room was not only frumpy but also viewed the parking lot in front of a bar. The room was clean but that' about the only positive thing to say about it. The reception staff was curt. The parking garage... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel from the impression given on their hotel website, which shows a nice modern tower with the words Hotel Ithaca on the side, so we assumed that was the building we'd be staying in. There are also pictures of nicely decorated, updated guest rooms. It gives the impression that it's a nice quality hotel. When we checked... More 

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Scottsville, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here on business. The hotel is super close to the commons if that is important to you. You have to pay for parking as their parking is closed. It is free on the weekends, but is $6/day otherwise. As others have noted, it can get complicated if you pull in when it is free, but leave when it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is ok but, as a wheelchair user the rooms were hard for me. I did have a room on a high floor that was renovated The bed was very high. I couldn't get in it. The staff were responsive and removed the leg risers but getting in the bed was still hard. They also put up suction cup... More 

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Thank EileenS86
Titusville, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I want to start out saying that the room was very comfortable and the location was great to get to the Downtown Commons area. The woman checking us in was very pleasant and helpful. However, now the two issues......the air conditioner had a fairly loud popping noise as it cycled on and a quieter one as it went off. My... More 

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Thank Diane B
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, I have never felt strongly enough about a hotel experience to write a poor review but here we go... This hotel is under construction- don't be fooled by any of the pictures.I would say there is false advertising here, because the rooms are not at all what is advertised on the website. We traveled here on vacation and wish... More 

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Thank Meghan M
Sonny K, General Manager at The Hotel Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time and writing a review. We are saddened by the fact that your experience with us was not up to par. We have revisited our website to ensure that rooms that are being advertised are in fact the rooms that we have available. As I am sure you can view, there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a first floor room off S Cayuga street. The white noise of the air conditioner blocked any street noise and it was not intrusive.The amenities were comparable to other hotels in the 150-200 dollar range and it was very convenient to the commons, an easy short walk. The pillows were lumpy and not very comfortable. My only complaint... More 

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Thank Vincent D
Sonny K, General Manager at The Hotel Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear Vincent D, Thank you very much for taking the time and writing a review. We are happy to report the renovation that is now on the way, will take care of the WIFI issue, as we are upgrading all systems affiliated to the WIFI service. We are happy that your stay with us was pleasant, and the location of... More 

Auburn, New York
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is having some work done. There is no onsite parking at this time but a city lot is directly across the street. We parked overnight and paid only $7. We chose this hotel because it is also across the street from a restaurant where we attended an event. So the location was excellent. It is also very close,... More 

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Thank dese2
Sonny K, General Manager at The Hotel Ithaca, responded to this review

Dear dese2, Thank you very much for taking the time and writing a review. We certainly appreciate your understanding in our renovation project, and the kind words about your experience with us. Our goal is, and has always been the complete satisfaction of our valued guests. It is for that reason that we have commenced the renovation. To ensure we... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Hotel Ithaca located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lake Wine Region on the Ithaca Commons. Our hotel offers an indoor pool, fitness room, two penthouse suites and our restaurant, Max s Classic American Grill featuring thick, juicy burgers and nostalgic diner specialties.While staying in Ithaca, shop in one of a kind specialty boutiques on the Ithaca Commons, take in a show at the Historic State Theatre, enjoy a glass of wine along the Cayuga and Seneca Lake Wine Trails or take a stroll along Taughannock and Buttermilk Falls. Come and enjoy a summer of festivals and events including the annual Ithaca Festival , Finger Lakes Wine Festival , Grassroots Festival , and the Dragon Boat Festival . NASCAR and Indy fans will love to catch a race at Watkins Glen International Raceway. The Hotel Ithaca is an ideal location for business travelers and college families. We are only a mile away from Cornell University and Ithaca College, and close to many companies including Emerson Power Transmission, Borg Warner, TPG Inc., Goodrich Ithaca Space Systems, Wilcox Press, Cargill Inc. and Cayuga Medical Center. We are the perfect location for planning your next business meeting, seminar, wedding or small convention.The Hotel Ithaca awaits your arrival! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Ithaca

Address: 222 S Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5510 (Formerly Holiday Inn Ithaca)
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range: $188 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Hotel Ithaca 3*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Ithaca Hotel Ithaca
Ithaca Holiday Inn
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