Right Where You Want To Be

Our newly-renovated hotel is located:

Just a few blocks from Syracuse Main Campus, Syracuse Stage, and Upstate Medical Center

1 mile from the Carrier Dome and Armory Square

3 miles from Syracuse South Campus

4 miles from the Syracuse Amtrak Station

9 miles from Syracuse Hancock International Airport

Free parking is available for hotel guests in our surface lot.

Syracuse Skyline

Work Hard, Play Hard

Keep your workout routine just as you’d like at the 24/7 Gym at Scholar Hotel Syracuse. Even though you’re away from home, you’ll find fitness equipment including treadmills, a Peloton bike, cross-trainers, a stability ball, free weights, and more for your convenient use 24 hours a day.

Exercise Room Scholar Syracuse

Your Room, Your Choice

Whether for a weekend getaway or a long-term stay, we have the room type for you. Choose from our king- and queen-sized rooms, or select one of our suites, complete with kitchen facilities. Two-bedroom suites are also available. Every room features plush bedding, free wireless high-speed internet, individual coffee maker, large work desk, 55” flat screen TVs, and stylish bathrooms.

King Bedroom Scholar Syracuse

Not Your Average Lobby

Everything you might need, just steps from your guest room. Our Coffee Bar, proudly featuring Starbucks coffee, is open daily. Need to check email or print out a boarding pass? Visit our 24/7 Business Center, featuring a computer work station with Internet and email access, as well as printing and copying services. And if you just need a snack on the go or you left something off of your packing list, our always-open Marketplace has what you need when you need it.

Lobby Scholar Syracuse

Room For Your Best Friend

The Scholar Hotel Syracuse is a pet friendly hotel that understands pets are an extension of your family. We accept pets up to 30 lbs. for a charge of $50 per stay for the first pet and $25 per stay for each additional pet, with a maximum of 4 total. Guests will also be required to sign this Guest Pet Agreement at check-in. These fees do not apply to service animals.

Salt Restaurant Scholar Syracuse


Salt Restaurant & Bar is located on our lobby level and is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and room service. Salt offers a modern and relaxed dining atmosphere, along with a unique salt tasting experience at every table.

Choose a great local option from our menu and then customize it to your taste with a choice of salts from around the world. Pair your meal with a selection from one of our local breweries, or choose one of our custom cocktails.

Browse our menus:

Breakfast    |    Brunch    |    Lunch    |    Dinner

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Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

Meetings & Events

The Genesee Grande Ballroom & Meeting Center is one of the premier locations in Syracuse for your next meeting or event. With over 8,000 square feet of flexible space that can accommodate up to 300 people, let us help bring your vision to life.

Our team of talented event coordinators will assist you with all of the details, from audio-visual equipment and room set-up, to choosing the perfect catering menu. Combine that with our free parking and newly renovated guest rooms, and you’ve got a package that insures your guests will have an experience they won’t soon forget.

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Ballroom Scholar Syracuse


The Genesee Grande Ballroom has been the site of memorable events for over 40 years. Host your ceremony, reception, brunch, or any event in between within our 8,000 square feet of event space. Host your friends and family in our spacious guest rooms, just steps from campus and minutes from downtown. Our meeting and catering team will handle every wish on your list to ensure the wedding you’ve always wanted becomes a reality.

Local Attractions

Located just block from Syracuse University Main Campus, the Scholar Hotel Syracuse provides a great location for you to explore the University and the surrounding area. Head to the Carrier Dome to catch the world-class athletes that compete for the Orange. See theater at its very best at the Syracuse Stage, or take advantage of the nightlife, shopping, and dining options in Armory Square. Nature lovers can explore Beaver Lake Nature Center or Onondaga Lake Park. Area highlights include: Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Destiny USA Mall, Everson Museum of Art, Erie Canal Museum, The Salt Museum, Landmark Theatre, and Clinton Square.

Beak Skiff field trip

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Getting Here

Scholar Hotel Syracuse

1060 East Genesee Street Syracuse, NY 13210 | Phone: 315-476-4212

Check-in Time: 3:00 P.M. | Check-out Time: 12:00 P.M.