Participants are responsible for making their own lodging arrangements and paying for them at their own expense. We have negotiated special PDP rates with a number of hotels, as well as on-campus facilities. Please note that complimentary shuttle service to and from lodging will be available on class days. Lodging rates and availability for PDP 2020 are subject to change. Taxes and fees may apply to the posted room rates. 

The Statler Hotel at Cornell University*

You can reserve a guestroom online and receive the PDP group rate. Alternatively, you can receive the rate by using the block code “060720PDP” when entering your reservation via the hotel website. You can also call the hotel directly at 800.541.2501 or email them at statler_reserve@cornell.edu and request the “PDP 2020” group rate. Reservations must be made prior to the block cut-off of May 18, 2020.

Phone: 607.254.2500 or 800.541.2501
Fax: 607.257.6432

PDP 2020 Rate: US$203 per night (traditional king or traditional double room, single or double occupancy).

*The preferred lodging option for PDP participants, Cornell’s Statler Hotel is located in the center of the campus adjacent to the School of Hotel Administration. Experience exceptional service and deluxe accommodations (AAA Four Diamond Award winner) while staying in the midst of Cornell’s beautiful campus within walking distance to Collegetown, great restaurants, gorges, hiking trails, and so much more! All guest rooms feature refrigerators, in-room safes, complimentary high-speed and wireless Internet access, luxury Aveda bath amenities, and Keurig coffeemakers featuring Green Mountain coffee. Amenities include a 24-hour onsite exercise facility, business kiosks, two onsite restaurants, and the Cornell store.

Canopy by Hilton Ithaca Downtown

To receive the PDP20  rate, make your reservation online by May 9, 2020, or call 1-855-271-3617 and ask for the “Cornell PDP” room block.

Phone: 607.277.0230 or 1.855.271.3617
Fax: 607.277.0231

PDP 2020 rate: $179 per night (Standard King Room with 1 Bed)

Canopy by Hilton Ithaca Downtown is Ithaca’s newest luxury lifestyle hotel, located just steps away from the Ithaca Commons and restaurant row. Our friendly Enthusiasts are available to pick you up at the Ithaca/ Tompkins Regional airport and bring you to your new home away from home. When you arrive you will be greeted by friendly faces and a signature  Welcome Gift.

Our Just-Right rooms offer a Nespresso machine, 55 inch screen television, thoughtfully local artwork, and our exclusively designed Canopy bed. Highlights of Canopy Central include a spacious business center-known as The Retreat, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a cozy central fireplace, perfect for gathering around on a cold day. At The Strand Cafe, please enjoy an artisanal breakfast at our communal table, locally sourced produce, and an evening tasting.

Tour the 10 square miles of unconventional Ithaca on one of our complimentary Canopy bikes, take a pleasant stroll through the Ithaca Commons, which boasts boutique shops, galleries,  and restaurants, or hike one of our many stunning waterfall trails.

(PDP Shuttle pickup at Hilton Garden Inn, within a short walking distance)

Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons

To receive the PDP20  rate, make your reservation online by May 8, 2020, or call 1-877-688-1914 and ask for the “PDP20” room block.

Phone: 607.272.2222 or 1.877.688.1914
Fax: 607.379.6641

PDP 2020 rate: $172 per night (Deluxe King Room with 1 Bed)

The Ithaca Marriott is ideally located in the heart of downtown Ithaca at the crossroads of Restaurant Row and the Commons pedestrian mall.  The lively and inspired Greatroom and Monks Restaurant+Bar is a space that is perfect for gathering and equally comfortable for those unaccompanied.  The best that Ithaca has to offer intersects at the Ithaca Marriott; education, outdoor recreation, wineries & cideries, festivals, business and collaboration.  Our 24-hour shuttle can pick you up at the Ithaca/Tompkins Regional Airport or get you to and from Cornell Campus anytime night or day. The inspired décor is upscale while being urban chic. Our super-comfortable platform beds and waterfall showers ensure you start your day right. The friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff anticipate needs helping to clear guests’ minds allowing them to let their mind travel. Whether looking to unwind or to think, create and imagine; the Ithaca Marriott is the most desirable hotel in Tompkins county. Please note, the shuttle is booked on a first come first serve basis.

(PDP Shuttle pickup at Hilton Garden Inn, within a short walking distance)

Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca

Make reservations by phone, by email to ithig-salesadm@hilton.com, or online using group code “PDP20” by May 8, 2020.

Phone: 607.277.8900 or 877.782.9444
Fax: 607.277.8910

PDP 2020 Rate: $189 per night

The Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca features newly renovated and spacious guest rooms equipped with a large work desk, two phones, voicemail, dataport, and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Each room includes a microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, iron, and hair dryer. The hotel offers a 24-hour business center, a pantry area that has snacks and sundry items for purchase, and an onsite restaurant. A casual lounge, fitness center, indoor pool, and whirlpool are also available for relaxation. Located in downtown Ithaca across from the Ithaca Commons, approximately one mile from the Cornell campus; complimentary shuttle available upon request.


Homewood Suites by Hilton

To receive the PDP rate, make reservations online by May 8, 2020, or call 607.266.0000 and ask for the “Cornell PDP 2020” room block.

PDP 2020 Rate: $179 per night

The Ithaca Homewood Suites by Hilton® is a Three Diamond all-suites hotel located two miles from the Tompkins County Regional Airport and just five minutes from Cornell University. You will find terrific shopping at the nearby Shops at Ithaca Mall and are in close vicinity to several restaurants and fine dining establishments. Each spacious suite boasts separate living, dining, and sleeping areas, full-sized sofa sleepers, fully equipped kitchens, complimentary high speed wired and wireless Internet access, and 32″ HD televisions.

As a guest you will enjoy a Complimentary Suite Start® hot breakfast each morning and a Welcome Home Reception® featuring a light meal and beverages of wine and beer each evening Monday through Thursday. The Homewood Suites also offers complimentary shuttle service to Cornell and the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, 24-hour complimentary business center, a 24-hour on-site Suite Shop® convenience store, guest laundry facility, and full use of an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, exercise facility, and outdoor sports court. Their warm spacious suites, home-like services, and amenities make the hotel the perfect place to stay for a few nights or longer.


On-Campus Housing Option – Bauer Hall

Used during the school term by Cornell undergraduate students, these on-campus dormitory units are located approx. one mile (1.6 km) from the School of Hotel Administration on bus routes. A basic, lower-cost alternative to full-service hotels, these student dormitory units have basic furnishings and are air-conditioned. Each unit contains one extra-long single bed, a closet and a bureau (or wardrobe/bureau combination), a desk and desk chair, a desk lamp, a wastebasket, and floor carpeting. There are several bathrooms with showers on each floor that are shared by other guests. Bed and bath linens are provided. Laundry facilities are located on site. Housekeeping services include bed-making daily, fresh linens on 4th day, cleaning, and trash removal.

Please note that these are dormitory accommodations and are not “hotel quality”. They offer limited housekeeping services and few amenities. Although each floor has a shared kitchen, you will need to request silverware/cooking utensils upon check-in, clean and return them at the conclusion of your stay. 

Internet service for your personal laptop is available. Detailed instructions on accessing this service will be available at check-in.

PDP 2020 Rate: Single Room (1 single bed) US$86.00 per person per night plus 8-percent tax

Make your reservations online.

Please address questions via email (Specify “PDP Housing” in the subject line):
Email: confserv@cornell.edu
Phone: 607.255.6290
Fax: 607.255.4722

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Cornell Executive Education

Email: exec_ed_hotel@cornell.edu
Phone: 607.255.4919
Fax: 607.277.0517

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Ithaca, NY 14850 USA