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Dunkirk, New York
Reviewed August 12, 2014

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
Reviewed August 2, 2014

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.

1Thank woodfrogs
Summit, New Jersey
Reviewed July 28, 2014

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...

1Thank morbo284
Reviewed July 24, 2014

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...

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Taunton, Massachusetts
Reviewed June 30, 2014

The staff was efficient and friendly and the hotel was nice and clean. We arrived during a thunderstorm and were on our way to our room in the elevator when the lightening struck and the elevator stopped and refused to go up. It was lightening a number of times while we were in the elevator and even though it kept...

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

muckon, You made it through the storm! Thank you for your review and again we are so sorry it caused you to be briefly stuck in our elevator! We did get that situation addressed immediately and as you mentioned everything was back up and running shortly. We are so happy to hear that despite that bump in the road your...

Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Driving across country at 2am finding a hotel to stop at was the most important thing. The front desk was nice at check in, the room was nice and the bed easy to sleep on. It is in an awkward location and doesn't really have anything close to it. It is a brand new holiday inn so maybe the area...

Thank Jlmh49
John T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

jlmh49, We agree! A hotel is the most important thing at 2am during a long drive. We are glad to hear the bed was easy to sleep on and the staff was nice. Hopefully you grabbed a cinnamon roll on your way out the door for the rest of your trip! Thanks for the review! John Tees General Manager

Reviewed June 7, 2014

Very nice hotel and extremely pleasant and helpful staff. My wife and I have stayed here a couple of times and have been very happy on each occasion . It is pretty isolated but it is very close to the highway so I find that a plus for me. There is literally not another building within 200 yards of this...

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

dev0014, Thank you for your continued business. We are glad you consider our property to be a great place to stay! The name of the restaurant next door is the Quaker Steak & Lube and they do have great decor and food. Thanks again for the 5-star review, see you next time! Sincerely, John Tees General Manager

Rockport, Massachusetts
Reviewed May 19, 2014

I spent 2 nights here while attending a horse show. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. I stayed here last year too and I was not happy with my room. They appear to have upgraded the beds and we were pleased. We would stay here again

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

paso56, Thank you for the 5 star review. We are glad you found our beds to be comfortable and hope you found success at the horse show! See you again next year! John Tees General Manager

Belleville, Canada
Reviewed May 12, 2014

This hotel was perfect for a night stopover on my way to Boston.. The bed was very comfortable, and I was able to get a decent breakfast in the morning before leaving. The staff was super friendly when checking in and out.. Parking was plenty.. The only issue that this hotel has is that unless you have a GPS, it's...

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

Alex, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stopover at our hotel. It is great to hear you found our staff to be super friendly and the beds to be comfortable. I will be sure to share your great review with the team! Sincerely, John Tees General Manager

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed May 9, 2014

I highly recommend this location, it is a very nice and clean hotel. In particular, extremely friendly and helpful staff. They made it a very easy check-in and check-out process as well. Parking is easy as well.

Thank heartDOC072
John T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

heartDOC, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are happy to hear you highly recommend our hotel. Please come and see us again soon. Sincerely, John Tees General Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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 Rd, Syracuse, NY 13164-9741
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Syracuse
Price Range: $104 - $180 (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
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#4 Family Hotel in Syracuse
#5 Romantic Hotel in Syracuse
#12 Business Hotel in Syracuse
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“rooms on the 4th floor are quiet !”
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“Away from the elevator”
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“Location was out there by itself in a field but easy access to 690, able to get around Syracuse easily”
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“Included an excellent breakfast the next morning.”
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“They have smoking rooms.”
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