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Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons

120 South Aurora Street · Ithaca, New York 14850 USA

Explore Ithaca

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Master the art of travel at Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons. Known for its premier universities and stunning landscape, Ithaca is dotted with lakes, vineyards, gorges, and waterfalls. State parks are plentiful and offer travelers memorable experiences.



There are 150 waterfalls and gorges within 10 square miles of Ithaca, so you are sure to see a waterfall from all corners of our scenic city. Enjoy breathtaking views and capture memorable moments at Taughannock Falls, the tallest single-drop waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains! Just a short drive from our hotel, this 215ft cascade is three stories taller than Niagara Falls.


Don't forget to pack your hiking boots! Ithaca has four state parks within five miles of the downtown area. Robert H. Treman State Park and Buttermilk Falls State Park are visitor favorites and offer hiking trails catered to all experience levels. If you prefer biking over hiking, Tompkins County is the place to experience multiple terrains amid stunning landscapes.

Cayuga Lake

Cayuga Lake, Just a short drive from our hotel, discover the endless wonder of Cayuga Lake and its scenic byway. Enjoy hiking in beautiful New York State Parks, kayaking and stand-up paddling rentals, scenic boat tours, farmers markets, fun family activities at the Museum of the Earth and Cayuga Nature Center, or drink in the good life on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. When you Visit Ithaca, you'll find many marvelous ways for you and yours to enjoy the lake.

Farmers Market

Ithaca Farmers Market is a true local experience and has been named one of the best farmers markets in the United States. With a spectacular view of Cayuga Lake from Steamboat Landing, the market displays products from over 160 vendors. Products range from locally grown fruit and vegetables to artistic treasures not found elsewhere. On Saturdays from April to December, head to the market for breakfast or a lunch paired with live music and local wines and cheeses.

Downtown Commons

The hub of downtown, Ithaca Commons is dotted with eclectic shops, local art galleries representing diverse options. This outside pedestrian mall offers four seasons of fun just steps from our front door. Ithaca's unique vibe is found year-round amid local festivals, plays and live musical performances. Whether you are seeking a mid-winter chili festival, a free summer concert or strolling footpaths to nearby waterfalls, the Ithaca Commons is the place to be.

Wineries, Breweries and Cideries

Explore over 200 wineries and over 100 hundred breweries in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. The Cayuga Wine Trail, offering multiple award-winning wines, is the closest trail to Ithaca and is America's first wine trail. Visit over 16 wineries, cideries and distilleries with local eateries along the way.

A Community Shaped by Education

Nestled among stunning landscapes, Cornell University, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College offer students world-class educational opportunities in a wide variety of fields. Please ask our At Your Service Agents for information on our complimentary shuttle to Ithaca College and Cornell University.

Cornell University

With 2,300 stunning acres and approximately 14,000 undergraduate students admitted each year, Cornell University provides an array of exciting activities for hotel guests.

Ithaca College

Located just 1.2 miles from Ithaca College, our hotel offers access to all the action just minutes away. Hop on our free shuttle and attend exciting collegiate events.

A Contemporary Way to Stay

Kick back in modern hotel rooms at Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons during your visit to Ithaca, New York. Indulge in a variety of on-site amenities to make the most of your stay. 

  • Rooms and suites with platform beds and streaming Internet TV
  • Complimentary shuttle services to airport and universities
  • American restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with seasonal outdoor seating
  • Fitness center equipped with cardio equipment and free weights
  • 3,200 square feet of versatile meeting space

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