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The Past, Present, and Future of Hospitality

The Statler Hotel and the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hospitality are boldly innovating the standards of service for the hospitality industry. The Hospitality School attracts a diverse, global student body, many of whom work in the hotel during their time in school. Many alumni have gone on to become leaders in the industry.
The hotel's legacy of hospitality began in the 1950s with the Statler Inn and then became The Statler Hotel in 1989 after a $30 million complete rebuild. The transformation ushered in a new chapter of hospitality leadership and innovation.

Today, the AAA Four Diamond Award-winning property provides the best hospitality in Upper New York State. The hotel's management team, staff, and students take great pride in continuing its tradition of service to guests while setting new standards for hospitality and leadership development.

The Collegiate Lifestyle Hotel at Statler Hotel in USA

The Collegiate Lifestyle Hotel

The Statler Hotel combines everything great about the college experience. Lifelong connections with guests, Cornell alumni, and fellow staff. Shared pride in a job well done. Executives obsessed with guest satisfaction and student success. Collaboration and learning that improves service each and every day.
Educating A New Generation of Hospitality Leaders at The Statler Hotel

Educating The Next Generation of Hospitality Leaders

The Statler Hotel takes great pride in educating the world's emerging hospitality leaders and providing them a real-world opportunity to practice the skills they learn in the classroom. On an annual basis, more than 300 students work alongside seasoned professionals to provide the level of hospitality that is expected from the premier hotel that teaches.
Top students are selected to the Hotel Leadership Development Program, which allows them to participate in key decisions along with management and oversee key aspects of the guest experience.
The Statler Hotel Sustainable Hospitality

Sustainable Hospitality 

At The Statler Hotel, we believe in sustainability on and around the Cornell campus. Working with the University's Campus Sustainability Office, the staff at the Statler is dedicated to preserving the Big Red campus and Planet Earth as places where generations can prosper.
Through a host of green initiatives, including recycling, composting, and water and energy conservation, we are able to offer superb hospitality while preserving the natural resources of upstate New York.
  • Comprehensive recycling program, including cardboard, glass, tin, plastic containers, bulk metals, and paper products of all kinds 
  • Linen reuse, by allowing guests the option of reusing bed linens and towels, we reduce energy, water, and detergent used in our laundry department 
  • Water conservation, including infra-red, motion-sensor, auto-water valves in all public restrooms and sinks 
  • Energy conservation, by employing timers and sensors for lighting fixtures in locations such as closets and mechanical rooms 
  • Food composting, over 600 gallons of food waste are sent to Farm Services every week 
  • Hazardous material disposal program, including cooking greases, fluorescent and mercury light bulbs, outdated chemicals, computer equipment, refrigerants, lead acid, and nickel cadmium, lithium oxide, and mercury batteries 

Traveler's Insights

  • Does The Statler Hotel at Cornell have a fitness center?

    Yes, the hotel has a 24-hour fitness facility. The fitness facility is located in the lobby level and is complimentary to all guests.

  • Does The Statler Hotel at Cornell University have a pool?

    No. During the summer swimming is available at Lower & Upper Buttermilk Falls, Robert Treman State Park, Taughannock Falls State Park, Ithaca City Swimming Pool, Cass Park Swimming Pool, and Meyers Park in Lansing.

  • Does The Statler Hotel at Cornell University have a restaurant on site?
    Yes, the Statler Hotel's signature restaurant is Taverna Banfi offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Saturday and Sunday brunch. Additional dining options include The Regent Lounge, in-room dining, and our cafeteria style restaurants Mac's Café and The Terrace Restaurant. Visit our dining page for current hours of operation.
  • What are some of the property amenities at The Statler Hotel University at Cornell University?
    Property amenities include complimentary local airport shuttle, three on-site restaurants and The Regent Lounge, fitness center, business kiosk, Cornell gift shop, complimentary Wall Street Journal and New York Times, welcome beverage, safe deposit box, dry cleaning service, non-smoking hotel, meeting & event space, event catering, valet parking, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Does The Statler Hotel at Cornell University offer any business services?
    Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and banquet rooms. For additional information visit our meetings page.
  • Where can I print a document and check email at The Statler Hotel at Cornell University?
    Guests have access to our 24-hour business center with their room keys. The business center is located off the lobby adjacent to the staircase leading to the Carrier Ballroom and Taverna Banfi. Guests can use the internet and print documents at our business center. Additionally, guests can email [email protected] and any on-duty Guest Service Agent would be happy to print a document for them. Guests also have access to complimentary in-room Wi-Fi. By logging into Statler_Hotel with their last name and room number, guests can browse the internet on their personal devices. For larger or specialty projects or printing jobs, Campus Copy and Supply shop is available on the ground floor next to Mac's Cafe. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. when classes are in session.