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Blocks of rooms have been reserved at two hotels. You must book before February 20 to get the conference rate; reservations made after the deadline will be at a regular rate and subject to availability.

  • The Hilton Garden Inn - $139/night + tax. Book online and use group code CUMC4, or call 1-607-277-8900 and ask for the CU MC4BSM group.

  • The Holiday Inn - $110/night + tax. Book online and use group code MC4, or call 1-607-272-1000 and ask for rooms in the MC4BSM block.

Both hotels offer free wireless internet, free parking, and 24-hour free shuttle to/from Ithaca airport. The hotels are in Downtown Ithaca, about 1.5 miles from the workshop venue on the Cornell campus (click here for directions). The downtown area has ample dining and nightlife options (see map).

Here is a list of a few other good local hotels (all rates are approximate; contact the hotel directly for up-to-date rates and availability):

  • The Statler Hotel - $200/night+tax. Located on campus, a 3-minute walk from the workshop venue. Excellent quality and convenient location are reflected in the price.

  • Homewood Suites Ithaca - $138/night+tax. A nice modern hotel. Only a 10-min drive to campus, but the surrounding area does not have much to offer, especially after dark. You would probably want a car.

  • Country Inn & Suites - $129/night+tax. A nice, clean hotel, about 3 miles from campus. Car is a must.