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Magnuson Hotel East Syracuse
1.5 out of 5
6590 Thompson Rd, Syracuse, NY
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The price is $40 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in the heart of Syracuse, this motel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Brooklawn Golf Course and 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from Palace Theater. Le Moyne College and Shoppingtown ...

4.3/5Excellent! (150 reviews)

"Super clean, in good repair, and the staff are all wonderful."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Magnuson Hotel East Syracuse
Econo Lodge Dewitt I-90
2 out of 5
3400 Erie Blvd E, DeWitt, NY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $41 per night from Dec 27 to Dec 28

Located in the heart of DeWitt, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Erie Canal Museum, The Oncenter, and Museum of Science and Technology. Destiny USA and Rosamond ...

3.4/5 (285 reviews)
Great value!

"Room was very clean—air conditioning was on and welcome at the end of a hot day. First room I was assigned had mechanical problems with the door, but staff was prompt in moving me to an adjacent room. There was no breakfast offered due to COVID-19, which made perfect sense, though I wish this had ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Econo Lodge Dewitt I-90
Motel 6 East Syracuse, NY
2 out of 5
6577 Baptist Way, East Syracuse, NY
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The price is $40 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28

Situated near the airport, this motel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Brooklawn Golf Course and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Palace Theater. Destiny USA and Le Moyne College ...

2.8/5 (595 reviews)

"It was quiet,clean and the AC worked pretty good :)"…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Motel 6 East Syracuse, NY
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Days Inn by Wyndham Auburn/Finger Lakes Region
2 out of 5
37 William St, Auburn, NY
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The price is $54 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

Situated in Auburn, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Seward House Museum and Auburn Public Theater. Cayuga Museum of History and Art and Schweinfurth ...

2.9/5 (641 reviews)

"Access to the YMCA was AWESOME! Some questionable people in the parking lot late at night..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Auburn/Finger Lakes Region
Auburn Inn
2 out of 5
19 McMaster St, Auburn, NY
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The price is $61 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14

Situated in Auburn, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Cayuga Museum of History and Art, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, and Auburn Public Theater. Seward ...

3.3/5 (327 reviews)

"Great and friendly service and staff. Overall wonderful experience for the price."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Auburn Inn
Rodeway Inn
2.5 out of 5
2709 Erie Drive, Weedsport, NY
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from Weedsport Speedway and within 12 mi (20 km) of Giancarelli Brothers Winery and Harriet Tubman Home. ...

3.5/5Good! (201 reviews)
Adequate for the price

"This was fine for an overnight stay. It was an extra $25 for the dog which raised the price about 30% and they're not serving breakfast right now. It smelled OK and the bed was OK. It looked clean but like most motels, your socks were dirty after walking around on the floors. The cleaning staff were ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Rodeway Inn
Whispering Winds Motel
2.5 out of 5
4223 E Genesee Street Rd, Auburn, NY
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Situated in Auburn, this motel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Skaneateles Historical Society and 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Skaneateles Lake. White Birch Vineyards Tasting ...

4/5Very Good! (76 reviews)
My stay

"I understand that there was no breakfast buffet because of the pandemic but would like to have had advance notice. It was not too inconvenient. Coffee would have been nice,either in the room or at the desk. The pool area was convenient.Too many dead flies and other in the water. All in all I would ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Whispering Winds Motel
Rodeway Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
430 Electronics Pkwy, Liverpool, NY
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The price is $47 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10

Situated in Liverpool, this motel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Sainte Marie among the Iroquois and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Destiny USA. Hopkins Road County Park and Onondaga ...

3.8/5Good! (991 reviews)

"Property was nice people noce wuiet amd had a good overall stsy"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Rodeway Inn & Suites
Fair Haven Motel & Cabins
2 out of 5
8295 State Route 104a, Red Creek, NY
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Situated in a state park, this motel is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Fair Haven Beach State Park and within 16 mi (25 km) of Chimney Bluffs State Park and State University ...

4.3/5Excellent! (19 reviews)

"I booked in October 2018 for graduation weekend yesterday. Property shut down in December 2018. Why didn’t Expedia know about motel closing ?? Never heard from you"…"

Reviewed on May 19, 2019

Fair Haven Motel & Cabins
Budget Inn - Syracuse Airport
1.5 out of 5
901 S Bay Rd, Cicero, NY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $60 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Erie Canal Museum, Museum of Science and Technology, and Landmark Theatre. The Oncenter and Carrier ...

3.9/5Good! (284 reviews)
Love the place

"Love it as always"…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Budget Inn - Syracuse Airport
Skaneateles Inn on 20
2.5 out of 5
4239 East Genesee Street Road, Auburn, NY
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The price is $98 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated in Auburn, this motel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Skaneateles Lake and within 6 mi (10 km) of Anyela's Vineyards and Auburn Public Theater. Emerson Park ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (122 reviews)
Grandson's hockey tournament

"The room was very clean. The manager was very courtious when we arrived. We were leaving very early the next day and she brought us the continental breakfast the night before. All linens were soft and clean. The only issue, the mattress was very firm, and the pillows were uncomfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Skaneateles Inn on 20
Nightshade Inn & Gardens
2.5 out of 5
2382 W Genesee Turnpike, Camillus, NY
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Situated in a rural location, this motel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Camillus Erie Canal Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Camillus Forest Unique Area and Charlie Major ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (51 reviews)
Do your self a favor, book a stay

"Working in Camillus and wanted to stay close. Found this gem and enjoyed my stay. Quiet, relaxing and near everything you need."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Nightshade Inn & Gardens
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA

Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA

3.5 out of 5
311-371 Hiawatha Blvd., Syracuse, NY
The price is $118 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.6/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"The hotel was impeccably clean and everyone was very friendly. The room was beautiful and comfortable for us. We loved our stay and would come back again if returning to the area."…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Syracuse North Airport, NY

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Syracuse North Airport, NY

2.5 out of 5
401 7th North St, Liverpool, NY
The price is $77 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.2/5Excellent! (698 reviews)

"The room was clean. Convenient location. The staff was very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Syracuse North Airport, NY
Marriott Syracuse Downtown

Marriott Syracuse Downtown

4 out of 5
100 East Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY
The price is $67 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
4.4/5Wonderful! (689 reviews)

"Attention to detail. Room amenities. Following COVID 19 guidelines"…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

Marriott Syracuse Downtown
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Syracuse Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from 14 economical motels in Syracuse among more than 169 hotels and other lodging choices. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which may have more amenities but also come with a higher price tag.

Because you'll save on your room, you can experience more of the activities in Syracuse. Not-to-be-missed sights include Museum of Science and Technology, Erie Canal Museum, and Everson Museum of Art.

Fun fact: Motels made their debut in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the tired traveler driving along America's major roadways. Motels often have free parking, and many also include an outdoor pool.

Here are some of Expedia customers' best-rated Syracuse motels available to book:

Motel 6 Syracuse

  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Erie Canal Museum and Destiny USA.
  • Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Rodeway Inn

  • A computer station along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • It's located within a 30-minute drive of Cayuga Lake and Skaneateles Lake.

Quality Inn Syracuse Carrier Circle

  • Enjoy access to the computer station, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Erie Canal Museum and Destiny USA.

Skaneateles Suites

  • It's located within a quick 4-minute drive of Skaneateles Lake.
  • Free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace are available during your stay.

Days Inn by Wyndham Auburn/Finger Lakes Region

  • Stay within a 20-minute drive of Skaneateles Lake and Cayuga Lake.
  • Enjoy the in-room soaking tub, and freebies including breakfast and parking.

What to Do in Syracuse

Check out the area's acclaimed theater scene and lively festivals while you're sightseeing. People who visit Syracuse love its university life and shops.

Here are some popular places:

  • Museum of Science and Technology
  • Erie Canal Museum
  • Everson Museum of Art

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Onondaga Lake Park
  • Skaneateles Lake
  • E.M. Mills Rose Garden

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo
  • New York State Fairgrounds
  • WonderWorks

Syracuse is also notable for its:

  • Live music
  • Hockey
  • Whale watching

Best Time to Visit Syracuse

Figure out the ideal time to visit Syracuse by checking these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 50° F and nighttime temperatures average 15° F
  • April-June: 81° F is the daytime average and 31° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 82° F and nighttime averages are around 47° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 66° F during the day and 18° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 38.54 inches in a year

How to Get to Syracuse and Around the Area

Syracuse Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Syracuse, NY (SYR-Hancock Intl.) Airport 4.9 mi (7.9 km)
Cortland, NY (CTX-Cortland County) Airport 31.5 mi (50.7 km)
Rome, NY (RME-Griffiss Intl.) Airport 39 mi (62.7 km)
Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Train Station 2.1 mi (3.4 km)
New York State Fair Station Train Station 4.2 mi (6.8 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Syracuse?
Because you’ll save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Syracuse. Not-to-be-missed sights include Carrier Dome, Destiny USA, and Landmark Theatre.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
At many motels, you’ll often find an outdoor pool and free parking. When you stay at a motel property, you’ll usually access your room directly from the parking lot. In the U.S., motels became more commonplace at the end of the 1940s with the appeal of road trip vacations, peaking in the mid-1960s with more than 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Syracuse?
Motel 6 East Syracuse, NY: Stay within a short 9-minute drive of Destiny USA. Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Magnuson Hotel East Syracuse: Free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk are available during your stay. It’s located within a 20-minute drive of Destiny USA and Carrier Dome. Rodeway Inn & Suites: Enjoy access to the business center, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Stay within a quick 5-minute drive of Destiny USA. Days Inn by Wyndham Auburn/Finger Lakes Region: It’s located within a 20-minute drive of Skaneateles Lake and Cayuga Lake. A spa tub along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay. Econo Lodge Dewitt I-90: Stay within a 20-minute drive of Destiny USA and Syracuse University. Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
How many motels will I find in Syracuse?
Expedia has 14 motels in Syracuse.
What things can I to do in Syracuse?
While you’re sightseeing, check out the college campus and acclaimed theater scene. People who’ve visited Syracuse love its shops and festivals. Some popular places to visit include Carrier Dome, Destiny USA, and Landmark Theatre. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Skaneateles Lake, Lake Onondaga, and Onondaga Lake Park. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: New York State Fairgrounds, Clinton Square, and Museum of Science and Technology.
What's the seasonal weather like in Syracuse?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Syracuse to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 67°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 28°F. The snowiest months in Syracuse are February, December, January, and March, with each month seeing an average of 19 inches of snowfall.
What are my options for getting around Syracuse when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Syracuse to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Hancock Intl. Airport (SYR), which is located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) away. Otherwise, you can search for flights to Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), which is 41.5 mi (66.7 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.