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Restored Victorian Home
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0.56 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Large Beautiful Historic Home

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Elmira visiting family. This is a very large beautiful Victorian home. It is accurately pictured, well maintained and extremely clean. The owner was professional and was very quick to respond. Couldn’t have asked for a better place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Restored Victorian Home
2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Newly Renovated
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0.53 mi from city center
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Wondeful Spot in Elmira

"Clean, newly renovated house in downtown Elmira. Very charming yet modern. Would absolutely rent again if I had to stay in the area."…"

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Newly Renovated
Relax Inn Elmira
2.5 out of 5
45 Fisherville Road, Elmira, NY
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The price is $70 per night
5.77 mi from city center
2.9/5 (42 reviews)

"They were very nice when we checked in. Continental breakfast everyone was friendly. Motel was decently clean. Motel was older but ok. Lots of restaurants and stores close by. We would definitely stay there again. We had a great time!!! It’s about half an hour from Watkins Glen race track."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

Relax Inn Elmira
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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Big Flats (Elmira), NY
3 out of 5
105 E Mall Rd, Horseheads, NY
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The price is $94 per night
5.9 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"I always love staying here they make you feel like it’s your home and there is always an employee there easy to find and willing to go above and beyond to provide you with excellent customer service love you guys"…"

Reviewed on May 17, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Big Flats (Elmira), NY
MARK TWAIN MOTOR INN
2.5 out of 5
1996 Lake Street, Elmira, NY
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The price is $50 per night
2.36 mi from city center
2.8/5 (182 reviews)

"Easy check-in and out. Room were clean. Parking was easy. No problems at all."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019

MARK TWAIN MOTOR INN
Quality Inn
3 out of 5
2666 Corning Rd, Horseheads, NY
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The price is $76 per night
5.35 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (517 reviews)

"WiFi was shakey at times"…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Quality Inn
Hampton Inn Corning/Painted Post
2.5 out of 5
248 Town Center Rd, Painted Post, NY
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The price is $101 per night
15.95 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (282 reviews)
It was fine

"Well i stayed here during the corona virus pandemic. The room was nice and clean. The only horrible part was the breakfast bag. I got a bottle of water , a tiny apple and a granola bar. I understand the situation but that for a breakfast? I mean no yogurt, juice, coffee anything. Rather not have ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Hampton Inn Corning/Painted Post
Castle on Glen - 3 Bedroom Home
3.5 out of 5
320 Glen Avenue, Elmira, NY
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2.28 mi from city center
Castle on Glen - 3 Bedroom Home
Hilton Garden Inn Elmira/Corning
3 out of 5
35 Arnot Rd, Horseheads, NY
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The price is $129 per night
6.19 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (413 reviews)

"A beautiful hotel, very clean, close to the mall, Olive Garden, and Red Lobster. There was a mixup somehow and they originally put us in a regular king room with just a bath tub and shower, but we alerted them that we had booked and paid for a Whirlpool tub in the room, at first the desk attendant ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Elmira/Corning
Fairfield Inn & Suites Elmira Corning
2.5 out of 5
1600 County Route 64, Elmira, NY
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The price is $129 per night
5.67 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (238 reviews)

"The workers were friendly. The room was clean and the bed was very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Elmira Corning
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Visiting Elmira

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Elmira, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its university setting. A top sight in the area is Watkins Glen International.

  • There are 38 hotels and other accommodations in Elmira
  • The closest major airport is in Elmira, NY (ELM-Elmira - Corning Regional), 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), 33.2 mi (53.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Elmira

Well-known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Corning Museum of Glass, Benjamin Patterson Inn Museum, and Arnot Art Museum. Notable city landmarks like Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira and Mark Twain Study might be worth a visit. The picturesque setting of Eldridge Park and Endless Mountains exemplify the city's natural beauty.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 38 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in Elmira. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hampton Inn Elmira/Horseheads, NY - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Hilton Garden Inn Corning Downtown - Our customers like the pool and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 3-star hotel in Gaffer District can enjoy access to a restaurant and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Elmira Corning - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Top places to visit around the area include Watkins Glen International, located 18.9 mi (30.5 km) from the heart of the city, and Watkins Glen State Park, which is 20.2 mi (32.5 km) away.

Dressing for Elmira

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 51°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 15°F
  • From April to June, the average is 81°F during the day and 28°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 83°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 67°F as the daytime average and 17°F as the nighttime average
  • Elmira gets about 36.32 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 81°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 16°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Elmira?
Fairfield Inn & Suites Elmira Corning is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers an indoor pool and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Hampton Inn Elmira/Horseheads, NY and Hilton Garden Inn Corning Downtown as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Elmira, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Elmira.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Elmira?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Elmira, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Elmira?
Based on reviews, Econo Lodge Elmira-Corning is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Americas Best Value Inn Horseheads and Budget Inn Corning.
What's a favorite place to stay in Gaffer District?
When looking at places to stay in Gaffer District, Radisson Hotel Corning is a top choice. This 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Hilton Garden Inn Corning Downtown and Lodging at the Gaffer Inn are other good choices for your stay in the area.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation in Elmira?
Quality Inn is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Fairfield Inn Marriott Corning and Rodeway Inn Marshall Manor. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Harris Hill Soaring Center.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation in Elmira?
Staybridge Suites Corning is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features in-room kitchens and an indoor pool. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Hilton Garden Inn Elmira/Corning and Hampton Inn Elmira/Horseheads, NY.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Elmira?
Candlewood Suites Elmira Horseheads is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a fitness center and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Radisson Hotel Corning and Staybridge Suites Corning.
Where is the best place to stay near Corning Museum of Glass?
Adjacent to Corning Museum of Glass, Hilton Garden Inn Corning Downtown is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Other good options within a short distance include Radisson Hotel Corning and Comfort Inn Corning.
What about the best place to stay close to Elmira College?
One of the top choices for your stay is Holiday Inn Elmira - Riverview, located a short 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Elmira College, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. MARK TWAIN MOTOR INN and Quality Inn are two other good choices within 5 miles.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Elmira?
Radisson Hotel Corning is a favorite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar.
What are some accommodations with pools in Elmira?
Holiday Inn Elmira - Horseheads is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Americas Best Value Inn Painted Post and Quality Inn.

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