Downtown Syracuse, NY

Syracuse
Clinton Square which includes heritage architecture, a garden and a city
Set in the stunning Finger Lakes Region, this thriving downtown has a fantastic arts and culture scene and ample green spaces.

Extremely walkable and easily navigated, Downtown Syracuse has several national historic districts, each with its own personality, heritage architecture, parks and sightseeing opportunities. Explore Armory Square, Columbus Circle, Hanover Square and South Salina Street to get a sense of the city’s history when you visit Downtown Syracuse.

Start with a walk or bike ride along the Onondaga Creekwalk, a 2.6-mile (4.2-kilometer) urban trail along its namesake creek. The Creekwalk connects Armory Square, home to several dining and shopping establishments, to Onondaga Lake. Notice the art installations, murals, sculptures and city landmarks along the way.

For more urban nature, check out the iconic fountains in Clinton Square and Hanover Square and the Symphoria sound stop at M. Lemp Park. In Armory Square Park you’ll find a replica of the NBA’s 24-second shot clock, invented and first used here.

Make your way to Downtown Syracuse’s many museums, including the Erie Canal Museum in a historic weighlock building, offering a great way to learn about the importance of the canal to the region. Explore more than 11,000 artworks, as well as one of the country’s largest ceramics collections, at Everson Museum of Art. At the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology (MOST), learn a few things and check out the large planetarium.

Follow a museum tour with live music or a theatrical performance. The many restaurants, bars and theaters in Downtown Syracuse offer entertainment just about every night of the week. Try the Landmark Theatre, Redhouse Arts Center, Symphoria, Mulroy Civic Center or CNY Jazz Central.

If you prefer sports, watch a professional hockey game at the Oncenter War Memorial, home to the Syracuse Crunch American Hockey League team.

Travel to Downtown Syracuse in central New York state via bus, train, plane or car. Arrive at Syracuse Hancock International Airport. Once in the city, get around on foot, bike or city bus. Rent a bike from the Syracuse Sync bike-share program or drive and park on neighborhood streets or in easy-to-find parking lots.


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Downtown Syracuse Hotel Deals

The Parkview Hotel
The Parkview Hotel
3.5 out of 5
713 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY, 13210
The price is $95 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9
$95
per night
Feb 8 - Feb 9
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Syracuse. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,044 reviews)
Great Location with a Friendly Staff
"The room was spacious with a very comfortable bed. The hotel was close to all the sites I needed to visit. Lastly, the staff was warm and friendly."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

The Parkview Hotel
Collegian Hotel & Suites, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Collegian Hotel & Suites, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
3.5 out of 5
1060 E Genesee St, Syracuse, NY, 13210
The price is $111 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
$111
per night
Mar 2 - Mar 3
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Syracuse. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a free airport shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
3.8/5 Good! (870 reviews)
"Very nice and clean and location was good"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Collegian Hotel & Suites, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
4 out of 5
100 East Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY, 13202
The price is $135 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27
$135
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
Stay at this 4-star historic hotel in Syracuse. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,013 reviews)
Untrained Check in Staff
"Check in never processed my government rate nor tax exempt after handing over paper work and identification. Thankfully another staff was able to remove the tax after checkout but wasn’t capable to change the hotel rate. “Only accounting department can do that.” So the individual the night I checked ..."

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Aloft Syracuse Inner Harbor, a Marriott Hotel
Aloft Syracuse Inner Harbor, a Marriott Hotel
3 out of 5
310 West Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY, 13204
The price is $118 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27
$118
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Syracuse. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the comfy beds in our reviews. Popular ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,014 reviews)
"This hotel was very nice, clean and quiet. The parking is a little strange and a bit of a walk which on a cold January day was somewhat unpleasant but I would still stay here again in the future despite that one minor flaw."

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Aloft Syracuse Inner Harbor, a Marriott Hotel
Crowne Plaza Syracuse, an IHG Hotel
Crowne Plaza Syracuse, an IHG Hotel
3.5 out of 5
701 E Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY, 13210
The price is $127 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
$127
per night
Feb 14 - Feb 15
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Syracuse. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the bar in our reviews. ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,011 reviews)
"The only issue we had was the bathroorm, it could have been a lot cleaner, you could see the soap scum around the edge of the shower, and the corners of the base board had a bit of dirt built up,,and you could see where there had been a leak in the ceiling, and the wall paper was peeling.. other ..."

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2023

Crowne Plaza Syracuse, an IHG Hotel
Best Western Syracuse Downtown Hotel and Suites
Best Western Syracuse Downtown Hotel and Suites
3 out of 5
416 S Clinton St, Syracuse, NY, 13202
The price is $99 per night from Feb 21 to Feb 22
$99
per night
Feb 21 - Feb 22
Stay at this 3-star historic hotel in Syracuse. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,013 reviews)
"Historic building was very interesting. Some of the amentities are being repaired...elevator needs upgrades."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Best Western Syracuse Downtown Hotel and Suites
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