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Cornell Conference on Rigidity

Stability of Structures, Large and Small

July 20–22, 2017

Housing Information

Blocks of rooms are being held for the Topology Festival at the following area hotels.

Area Hotels Group Rates
Best Western University Inn
1020 Ellis Hollow Road
$139 per night - if reserved by July 5
Call (607) 272-6100 and ask for the Rigidity Conference rate.
Econo Lodge
2303 N. Triphammer Road
$124/$134 per night - if reserved by July 12
Call (607) 257-1400 and ask for the "Rigidity Conference at CU" rate.
The Hotel Ithaca
222 S. Cayuga Street
$139/$159 per night if reserved by June 19th
Call (607) 272-1000 and ask for the Rigidity Conference rate. Located 1.7 miles from campus, in downtown Ithaca. Transportation to and from campus is available by bus and shuttle

Sales Tax

Those whose bills will be paid for by a tax exempt organization should bring Tax Exempt forms with them to avoid the 13% sales tax on motel rooms.

Other Accommodations Within 4 Miles of the Blackboard

More information about these and other hotels, motels, bed-and-breakfasts, country inns, and campgrounds can be found at the Visit Ithaca website. When making reservations, ask if there is a special rate for people on Cornell business.

Hotel Phone Location
The Hilton Garden Inn (607) 277-8900 130 E. Seneca Street (Downtown)
Statler Hotel (607) 257-2500
0.1 mi. from the blackboard [on campus]
Hillside Inn (607) 272-9507 A low-budget hotel that is near Collegetown and a 15-minute walk to Malott Hall, where the conference will take place [518 Stewart Avenue]
Clarion Hotel (607) 257-2000 2.8 miles from campus, near mall and supermarkets [1 Sheraton Drive]
Super 8 Motel (607) 273-8088 3 miles away, near Wegmans [400 S. Meadow Street]