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Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds

HIExpress.comUS$102*
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#11 of 32 Hotels in Syracuse
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Sacramento
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a bit of trouble getting to this place as it is not right on the freeway frontage. But it was what we expected. There were nice clean rooms with wifi and a good breakfast which is why we like this chain.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My 16 year old daughter and I went up to the New York State fair for the first time over Labor Day weekend. When we called to make the reservation they only had a king but they made a note in our file and ended up moving us to two queen beds without us reminding them. The beds were super...

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Christine K, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Annie10023, Thank you for making us a part of your New York State Fair experience! I am very happy to hear that our free shuttle service made your stay a little easier on you, after all that is what our goal is for all of our guests. Your feedback regarding our amenities is definitely appreciated by my staff and myself!...

New Jersey
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here while driving to Canada. This was a fairly new hotel with a wonderful breakfast. There was very few guests there that night so it was very quiet. We enjoyed using the pool and hot tub. Not much around- had to travel a few miles to find a good restaurant to eat.

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Michael F, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you staying with us and sharing your experience.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The stay started well for our group, even though they messed up some room assignments. One room in our group had a messed up toilet. They were told there was no maintenance people that work on weekends and had to change rooms. That was extremely inconvenient based on our schedule. When our boss called the hotel and ask about what...

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Michael F, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

On behalf of the hotel, I first and foremost apologize for the situation members of your group were confronted with. We were honored to be chosen as the host hotel for your group and excited to have this high profile tournament nearby. Any room assignment issues I have not been made aware by the group. In relation to rooming lists...

Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean hotel, helpful staff, very nice breakfast with lots of food options -- what more could you ask? Easy access to thruway without all the noise. Clean room and great parking. Would definitely come back if the need arose.

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Michael F, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of our hotel. I am pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with us and that our team was helpful to you. We truly hope you will join us again your next time through!

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the room I stayed in was nice, the pet policy was NOT explained to me when I made my reservation over the phone. Prior to my check out I offered to have my room inspected and I had an unanticipated $50.00 charge, non-refundable, added on to my bill despite a conversation with the manager, Andrew. He refused to listen...

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Michael F, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

I'm sorry to see your experience resulted in a low score for our hotel. Like a majority of hotels, any time a pet is brought into the hotel for an overnight stay, it typically comes with a fee. This fee was acknowledged in your signature at check-in relating to the hotel's policies. By not giving indication of bringing a pet...

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is a strange Hotel. It's located in the boonies with nothing in walking distance to eat, drink, or do and it's a good 10 minute drive to anything. Hotel sits in an industrial area. Hotel itself is very basic. Carpet in my room was disturbingly wet and the breakfast was mediocre even by HI standards. I stay in several...

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Michael F, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. While our location may seem to be in the "boondocks" as the hotel sits in a large field space, we are minutes from major area destinations including the nation's 6th largest mall, the NYS Fairgrounds, and numerous industrial/commercial businesses. In addition, our hotel is at the crossroads of NYS Thruway I-90 and Syracuse's I-690, allowing...

Fountain Hills, Arizona
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Very standard Holiday Inn. Everything seems nice. This facility is a bit out of the way but is clean, quiet and nice. Wifi seems good. On the whole place I would return too. Newer facility which is wonderful.

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Virginia
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This HIE is in the middle of nowhere once you exit the interstate. There are no restaurants or anything to do near it. In fact, there are construction sites, and trucking companies surrounding it. However, the staff upon checking (young lady) was very nice and provided us with direction to grab a bite that was within a 15 minute drive....

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The staff were courteous and helpful. They got us set up with a travel crib for our infant, and gave us advice on nearby eating options. Hotel itself is okay; pretty standard for Holiday Inns. As always, appreciated having the continental breakfast before heading out to our destinations for each day.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Dear mjclarkin, I appreciate you taking the time to comment about your recent stay at our hotel. Providing excellent customer service and comfortable stay are some of the things we pride ourselves in, and it is pleasing to read that you were satisfied with your accommodation and acknowledged our courteous and helpful staff. Your positive feedback is very important to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Syracuse
Price Range: RM483 - RM889 (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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“rooms on the 4th floor are quiet !”
xchouinx, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Away from the elevator”
apn3dog, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Location was out there by itself in a field but easy access to 690, able to get around Syracuse easily”
twymom, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Included an excellent breakfast the next morning.”
constancef176, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They have smoking rooms.”
World1day, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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