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Lodging

Participants are responsible for making their own lodging arrangements and paying for them at their own expense. We have negotiated special PDP rates with a number of hotels, as well as on-campus facilities. Please note that complimentary shuttle service to and from lodging will be available on class days. Lodging rates and availability are subject to change.

The Statler Hotel at Cornell University*

To receive the PDP rate, make reservation by emailing statler_reserve@cornell.edu or call 1.800.541.2501 by May 23, 2014 – request the “PDP 2014" group rate.

Phone: 607.257.2500 or 800.541.2501
Fax: 607.257.6432
www.statlerhotel.cornell.edu

PDP 2014 Rate: US$182 per night (traditional king or traditional double room, single or double occupancy).
 

*The preferred lodging option for PDP participants, Cornell’s Statler Hotel is located in the center of the campus adjacent to the School of Hotel Administration. Experience exceptional service and deluxe accommodations (AAA Four Diamond Award winner) while staying in the midst of Cornell’s beautiful campus within walking distance to College Town, great restaurants, gorges, hiking trails and so much more! All guest rooms feature refrigerators, in-room safes, complimentary high-speed and wireless internet access, luxury Aveda bath amenities, and Keurig coffee makers featuring Green Mountain coffee. Amenities include a 24-hour onsite exercise facility, business kiosks, 2 onsite restaurants and the Cornell store.

 Homewood Suites by Hilton

To receive the PDP rate, make reservations online by May 11, 2014 at Homewood Suites by Hilton using the group code "P14" or call 607.266.0000 and ask for the "CU PDP 2014" room block.

PDP 2014 Rate: US$169 per night.

 

The Ithaca Homewood Suites by Hilton® is a 3 Diamond All-suites hotel located two miles from the Tompkins County Regional Airport and just five minutes from Cornell University. You will find terrific shopping at the nearby Shops at Ithaca Mall and are in close vicinity to several restaurants and fine dining establishments.  Each spacious suite boasts separate living, dining, and sleeping areas, full-sized sofa sleepers, fully equipped kitchens, complimentary high speed wired and wireless Internet access and 32” HD televisions.

 

As a guest you will enjoy a Complimentary Suite Start® hot breakfast each morning and a Welcome Home Reception® featuring a light meal and beverages of wine and beer each Monday-Thursday evenings. The Homewood Suites also offers complimentary shuttle service within a 5 mile radius, 24hr complimentary Business Center, a 24hr on-site Suite Shop® convenience store, guest laundry facility, and full use of our indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, exercise facility and outdoor sports court. Their warm spacious suites, home-like services and amenities make the hotel the perfect place to stay for a few nights or longer.

Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca

Make reservations by phone, send e-mail to ithig-salesadm@hilton.com, or online at www.ithaca.hgi.com using Group/Convention code "PDP14" by May 24, 2014.

Phone: 607.277.8900 or 877.782.9444
Fax: 607.277.8910
www.ithaca.hgi.com

PDP 2014 Rate: US$169 per night. Rate subject to change based on space available.

The Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca features spacious guest rooms equipped with a large work desk, two phones, voice mail, dataport, and complimentary high-speed internet access. Each room includes a microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, iron, and hair dryer. The hotel offers a 24-hour business center, a pantry area that has snacks and sundry items for purchase and an onsite restaurant. A casual lounge, fitness center, indoor pool, and whirlpool are also available for relaxation. Located in downtown Ithaca across from the Ithaca Commons, approximately one mile from the Cornell campus; complimentary shuttle available upon request.

Courtyard by Marriott Ithaca

Phone: 607-330-3763 (Reservations for PDP)

Phone: 607-330-1000 (Hotel Phone)

PDP 2014 Rate: US$154 per weeknight (Sun - Thurs) US$194 per weekend night (Fri - Sat). Ask for the group rate for "PDP 2014" by phone for two double beds or one king until May 20, 2014.

The new lobby features inviting, flexible meeting spaces to work or relax, free WiFi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via GoBoard. Enjoy The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect., which provides healthy offerings in the morning, dinner service with wine and beer selections in the evening and Starbucks® coffee all day. Relax or study with colleagues in the outdoor space which features lush landscaping, outdoor living furniture, and an elegant fire bowl. Courtyard by Marriott Ithaca is centrally located just 4 miles from Cornell University and offers complimentary shuttle to Cornell University, Tompkins County Regional Airport, and the downtown commons. Also included is access to pool, fitness center and whirlpool. This property is currently NOT on the PDP shuttle route, but may be added if demand is high.

On-Campus Housing Option

Used during the school term by Cornell undergraduate students, these on-campus dormitory units are located 2 miles (3.2 km) from the Hotel School on bus routes.  A basic, lower-cost alternative to full-service hotels, these student apartments have basic furnishings, are air-conditioned and have a telephone and TV in the common area.  Each unit contains two bedrooms with 2 extra long single beds in each bedroom and a shared bathroom. Bed and bath linens are provided. Laundry facilities are located in community center nearby. Housekeeping services include bed-making, fresh linens, cleaning and trash removal.

Please note that these accommodations are not “hotel quality” and offer limited housekeeping services and few amenities. Although each unit has kitchen facilities, no cooking utensils, silverware or flatware are included, with the exception of a coffee pot, cups and coffee packets.

Internet service for your personal laptop is available. Detailed instructions on accessing this service will be available at check-in.

PDP 2014 Rate: Single bedroom (two people per apartment) US$90 per person per night plus 8% tax, double bedroom (four people per apartment) US$58 per person per night plus 8% tax. 

Reservations can be made online.

Please address questions via e-mail (Specify "PDP Housing" in the subject line):
E-mail: confserv@cornell.edu
Phone: 607.255.6290
Fax: 607.255.4722

Other Lodging Options

Although the following locations will NOT be on the shuttle bus route, these options are available in Ithaca.

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson

Phone: 607.256.1100

Fax: 607.277.5700

Email: cx_itny@countryinns.com

PDP 2014 Rate: TBD per night. Mention "Cornell PDP" at the time of reservation.

The Country Inn & Suites is the newest property in Ithaca. An all suite property, they boast larger, more spacious guest rooms, perfect for extended stay travelers. All of their rooms have refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker, with their larger suites featuring full kitchens. The Country Inn & Suites offers wireless internet, business center, fitness center, indoor pool and complimentary breakfast. Within close proximity to many businesses and restaurants, and have a complimentary shuttle to and from Cornell.

Comfort Inn

Phone: 607.272.0100
Fax: 607.272.2405
E-mail: gm.ny199@choicehotels.com


Hampton Inn

Phone: 607.277.5500
Fax: 607.277.5700
www.ithaca.hamptoninn.com

Best Western University Inn

Phone: 607.272.6100
Fax: 607.272.1518
E-mail IthacaReservations@TwinTierHospitality.com

Holiday Inn Executive Tower

Phone: 607.272.1000 or 800.HOLIDAY (800.465.4329)
Fax: 607.277.1275