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Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds

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Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I stayed with my dad for Homecoming weekend. Very standard, comfortable beds for a HI. Old, rickety crickety elevators. Nice breakfast and staff, overall a quality HI. However, the location of this hotel is horrible. If this hotel was around before GPS I feel like it would have been VERY difficult to find. Even if you can find it, the... More 

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

Dayman55, Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. We are sorry you had a difficult time locating our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed the beds, breakfast and staff interactions at our property. Be sure to visit the Quaker Steak & Lube Restaurant next door next time you are in town! More 

canada
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18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We had a great stay at this hotel, the breakfast was very good and plenty of variety between several hot and cold items, the staff was friendly, the room with king size bed was very spacious (bed took up less than half the room, big empty area with just a desk & chair and a comfortable sofa chair with ottoman),... More 

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

Canadagirlincancun, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We are very glad to hear you had a great stay and enjoyed the spacious room and breakfast. Your feedback on our pool area is also of great value to us. We want every guest to be able to enjoy our pool area and we will use your feedback to brainstorm solutions for... More 

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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

Typical HI Express. Very friendly staff. Clean, spacious room. Thin walls, could easily hear the conversation in the next room. Breakfast just average, faeegs (fake or powdered eggs), very little protein options, great cinnamon rolls. Small fitness room, no dumbbells.

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

T G, Thank you for choosing our hotel for you recent trip to Syracuse. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your interactions with the staff and you found the rooms to be clean and spacious. We also apprecaite your feedback on the breakfast and fitness center as we are constantly looking for ways to improve our hotel. More 

Northern New York
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

My wife had surgery in Syracuse. We need a place to stay for a few nights and did not want to be right in the city. This place was perfect. 6 miles from the hospital, rural and quiet. Clean, modern, great continental breakfast, polite and helpful staff. Rooms were clean and comfortable, everything worked. Conviently located near a Quaker Steak... More 

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

TRGuitar, We are glad you found our hotel to be a quiet, clean, and comfortable place for you to stay during your wife's surgery. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and please think of us again the next time you are in the area! More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We were here for a graduation at Syracuse U. It took a while to find the hotel, but after checking in we were very happy with our room. It is a newer Holiday Inn and pretty cookie cutter type. It has a very good breakfast, also a great staff. Not sure if we will ever get back here, but it... More 

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

AliceNYNY, Thank you for your review, and congratulations to Syracuse University Graduate! We appreciate your kind words and are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Cobourg, Canada
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81 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Although this hotel is a bit tricky to locate, it is well worth the effort to do so. Everything about it is good. The reception staff are friendly and helpful; the rooms are large, clean, well appointed and serviced, while the breakfast area is wonderful. The lady looking after the food was constantly checking and cleaning up. She brought additional... More 

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

ReddOak, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at our property. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast, rooms, and service. The White Citrus toiletries were new this year and we've had great feedback so far! As far as our location, we are constantly looking for ways to increase our visibility and appreciate... More 

Cooperstown, New York, United States
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Stayed two nights during the run of the fair. Staff was very friendly and helped with any questions we had. Shuttle to fair was great as the night before a storm had flooded 3000 parking spots. You can walk down a short dirt road and have a good dinner at Quaker Steak and Lube.

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

Michael, Thank you for your review. We hope you didn't get too wet during your trip to the fair and we are glad to hear you enjoyed our shuttle service! We are already looking forward to next year's fair! More 

Flanders, New Jersey
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Christina, Joe and Danielle are wonderful! Always smiling and happy, willing to save some cookies for guests returning to the hotel after dinner, or open the breakfast refrigerator early so you can have a yogurt and cereal at 5:30 am. I won't stay anywhere else when visiting Syracuse.

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

Greg, We are very happy to hear we are your hotel of choice when traveling to the Syracuse area! Christina, Joe, and Danielle do a great job! We appreciate you recognizing their effort and we will do the same here at the hotel. More 

Hamilton, Canada
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134 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This hotel appears to be out in the boonies, although it is quite close to the fairgrounds (but not as the name implies right beside it), and not too far from the mall oro downtown if you take the highway. The staff were friendly, and the front desk very helpful. Breakfast was pretty good with an automatic pancake maker .... More 

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

Cashmra, We are happy to hear you enjoyed the breakfast, beds, and service while at our hotel. It is always nice to hear when guests have an enjoyable stay with us. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

Stoneham, Massachusetts, United States
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104 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I would stay again (i wouldnt seek it out, but, i'd have no problems staying here again). The hotel is fine. Clean and orderly, the staff friendly and helpful. Fitness room is a couple of cardio machines awkwardly placed. There is NOTHING else close by except Quaker Steak and Lube.It is near the highway and close enough to the Fairgraounds... More 

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

Jeff, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoed your stay and hope to see you again sometime soon! More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds

Address: 6946 Winchell Road, Syracuse, NY 13164
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Syracuse
Price Range: $126 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds 2.5*
Number of rooms: 87
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds Hotel Syracuse
Wingate Hotel Syracuse
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Syracuse
#5 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
#12 Business Hotel in Syracuse
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