Scholar Hotel Syracuse

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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.


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.


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.

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.

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.


1060 E. Genesee Street Syracuse NY 13210




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