The Most Unique Lodging Near Cornell
Tap into the vibrant energy of Cornell campus life at The Statler Hotel. Unique among Ithaca area hotels, this luxury lodging is nestled in the picturesque heart of Cornell University. Enjoy an exclusive gateway to the University’s intriguing architecture, stunning gorges, and world-class athletic facilities and theatres. Cheer on the Big Red at Schoellkopf Stadium. Brush up on your Sophocles at the Uris Library. Follow a jog across the Beebe Lake Suspension Bridge with a hike to the top of the McGraw Tower & Chimes. There’s no better destination for experiencing this Ivy League institution’s grand history and traditions. And the best part is you never have to go to class.
Arts Quad, it is said that the statues of Andrew White and Ezra Cornell leave their pedestals at midnight and shake hands for a job well done when a virgin walks past, leaving the infamous footprints on the Arts Quad
Beebe Lake, legend has it that if a couple walks the perimeter of Beebe Lake holding hands, they are destined to become engaged
The Cornell Campus Store, serving up Cornell ice cream and cheeses, coffee, doughnuts, bagels, and other snacks in an old-fashioned ice cream parlor setting
Cornell Dairy Bar, its arboretum, botanical gardens, and nature preserves include the Robison York State Herb Garden, a poisonous plant garden, and miles of trails
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, featuring an observatory overlooking the pond and bird-feeding garden, Sapsucker Woods, and a wildlife sanctuary with more than four miles of walking trails
Cornell Plantations, its arboretum, botanical gardens, and nature preserves include the Robison York State Herb Garden, a poisonous plant garden, and miles of trails .
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, featuring spectacular views of the campus, Ithaca, and Cayuga Lake, and a permanent collection of over 30,000 works of art
McGraw Tower and Chimes, rising 173 feet high and 161 steps from the ground, it houses the Cornell clock, chimes, and chimes museum
Robert Trent Jones designed golf course, conveniently located at the edge of the university, the facility offers practice greens, a chipping area, a practice sand trap, and a 300-yard driving range
The Suspension Bridge, if you are asked for kiss at midnight and refuse, the bridge will fall into the gorge
- Willard Straight Hall Student Union, the first student union in the United States and home to all kinds of recreational activities, including a game room, music room, darkroom, and ceramics studio