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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was great, the room spacious and comfortable. It is A bit too easy to hear neighboring TVs. Ear plugs are available. Unfortunately, a badly chaperoned group of young hockey players were also there for the weekend. While assigned to the first floor beyond the pool, they ran all over the place, wiped out the evening cookies, made both...

Thank fmj2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought we missed it! Seems like it's in the middle of no where but it's really only 10-15 mins from anywhere. Great place to stay while we visit the mall. Staff were super friendly and helpful. Pool and entire hotel was clean and well kept.

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night and it was so relaxing. The check in was fast and very friendly, the room was spacious and comfortable. We really enjoyed the pool and hot tub. Couldn't get enough of it! Breakfast was good in the morning. This hotel is in the middle of nowhere so keep that in mind for when you...

Thank Jenn P
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here before and this hotel has the most upbeat staff anywhere. Andrew, the front desk supervisor, is the quintessential customer service person, always helpful, friendly and smiling. Everyone here smiles and makes guests truly feel at home. With family in Syracuse, we will continue to stay here.

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Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Stayed at the Holiday inn express fairgrounds after a long day of shopping at destiny USA. it's +/- a 10 min drive from the mall. The rooms are clean and they offer a complimentary breakfast in the morning. We paid 138$ canadian and i would stay at the hotel again.

Thank xchouinx
Andrew A, Front Office Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Hello xchouinx, Thank you for the good review, and we hope you loved our huge mall! Please come back and visit us again soon! Happy Travels! Andrew Araujo Front Office Supervisor

Albany, New York
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Lord knows why they plopped this hotel down where they did, but it was quite spacious. Front desk staff (Andrew) was great. He even showed us how to turn on the shower. Not intuitive! The downsides: no restaurants within walking distance (but try the Coppertop Tavern or Tully's in Fairmount... A short drive). Also, you can hear the elevator ring...

Thank apn3dog
Andrew A, Front Office Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Hello apn3dog, Something about an indoor water park that was never built, I'm told.... Thank you so much for the good review! I personally appreciate that you remembered me after you were gone. When you come back to the area, please call for me and I'll make certain that your next stay tops your last. Hope to see you again...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stopped here for an over-nighter on the way to NJ. Its become a favorite for my daughter + kids travelling back + forth form NJ - the kids love the pool - the place is clean and there's a great free breakfast included - and all for around $113 US. The hot tub was a nice reprieve after a long...

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Shaunna A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Thank you Peter for the review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to have you back again soon!

Clinton Township, Michigan
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

It is somewhat of a oddball hotel, not because of the hotel itself but because of its location. There was really nothing restaurant wise that was very close or in viewing distance. Thankfully the front desk was quite helpful and provided us with a list of places as well as the driving directions that answered our questions. So please don't...

Thank Joe P
Shaunna A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, we appreciate you recommending us to others. If you travel this way again, please come see us again.

Potsdam, New York
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Stayed at this hotel last Friday and Saturday nights (0ct. 28 - 29th). First nite was great. Hotel is fairly new, very clean, comfortable, etc. Second night all hell broke out with the arrival of a bus of kids who apparently had no one chaperoning them. We unfortunately must be had a roomful of them in the room above us...

Thank twymom
Andrew A, Front Office Supervisor at Holiday Inn Express Syracuse / Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Hello Twymom, Thank you for the positive review of us and our hotel. We strive to make it a great experience for everyone. That being said, I'm sorry that your peace on the second night and last morning with us was disturbed by the children. I met each chaperone that was present that night, and I know they did their...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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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: $136 - $236 (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 !”
 of 5 bubbles xchouinx, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Away from the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles twymom, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Included an excellent breakfast the next morning.”
 of 5 bubbles constancef176, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They have smoking rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles World1day, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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