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The Dorm Hotel

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Comfort Double Room | In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, free WiFi
Property grounds
Front of property
Lobby lounge

Overview of The Dorm Hotel

The Dorm Hotel

2.5 star property
9.6 out of 10 Exceptional
9.6/10 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
518 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY, 14850

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHerbert F. Johnson Museum of Art8 min walk
  • Popular LocationIthaca Commons13 min walk
  • Popular LocationIthaca Falls Natural Area13 min walk
  • AirportIthaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional)13 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Ithaca, The Dorm Hotel is near the airport. Ithaca Commons and Ithaca Farmers Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary and Connecticut Hill Wildlife Management Area. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Newman Arena or Robert J. Kane Sports Complex.

What's nearby

  • Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art - 8 min walk
  • The History Center - 10 min walk
  • Dewitt Park - 13 min walk
  • Ithaca Commons - 13 min walk
  • Ithaca Falls Natural Area - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional) - 13 min drive


  • Collegetown Bagels - 7 min walk
  • Luna Inspired Street Food - 3 min walk
  • Hai Hong Restaurant - 8 min walk
  • Starbucks - 8 min walk
  • Plum Tree Japanese Restaurant - 7 min walk

About this property

The Dorm Hotel

Hotel near Cornell University
Take advantage of laundry facilities, a fireplace in the lobby, and a bar at The Dorm Hotel. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Free self parking
  • Breakfast (surcharge), an electric car charging station, and tour/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms, an elevator, and a gift shop
Room features
All 31 rooms feature comforts such as air conditioning, as well as perks like free WiFi and safes.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers
  • 50-inch flat-screen TVs with digital channels
  • Daily housekeeping and desks



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Free uncovered self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Daily breakfast to-go available 8:00 AM–1:00 PM for a fee: USD 2.50–12 for adults and USD 2.50–12 for children
  • A bar/lounge
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Things to do

  • TV in common areas
  • Wine tasting room

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tour and ticket assistance

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Communal living room
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Blackout drapes


  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only


  • 50-inch flat-screen TV with digital channels


  • Air conditioning
  • Desk
  • Safe

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and lockbox information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, lockbox


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for to-go breakfast: approximately USD 2.50–12.00 for adults, and USD 2.50–12.00 for children

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

The Dorm Hotel Hotel
The Dorm Hotel Ithaca
The Dorm Hotel Hotel Ithaca

Frequently asked questions

Is The Dorm Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at The Dorm Hotel?

As of May 29, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Dorm Hotel on May 30, 2023 start from CA $134.79, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Dorm Hotel?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at The Dorm Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at The Dorm Hotel?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is The Dorm Hotel located?

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, and Ithaca College. Cayuga Lake is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.




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10/10 Excellent


Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staying there was a great experience all around. Some of the guests were a little loud. The place is super clean that’s very comfortable. The room is functional. I will definitely stay there again.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Location was excellent. I walked to my daughters dorm also hiked cascadilla trail in the morning!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Cute styling and you can’t beat the location!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A unique property!
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent boutique hotel with quirky layout and fun amenities (self-serve taps in lobby) convenient to Cornell. Will stay again!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

6/10 Okay


Stayed 1 night in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property was fantastic and we will definitely stay there again. The only downside is that our room view overlooked the backyard of the property next door that had lots of litter scattered throughout the yard.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

8/10 Good


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
hotel great, staff could be a little friendlier
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023