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We take care of all covid safety at Statler Hotel

We Care About Your Safety

At our hotel, your well-being is our top priority. It's time to take a break from home with a comfortable stay knowing that we're taking every step to ensure the safety of our guests and staff.
For years, hospitality has been our cornerstone. This tradition continues as we work diligently to ensure your health and wellness throughout our property. We look forward to welcoming you back.
Vaccination Policy at Statler Hotel in Ithaca, NY

Cornell's Vaccination Policy

We require that all overnight guests over the age of 12 present proof of vaccination for COVID-19 or results of a negative COVID-19 test in the past 3 days, upon check-in. 

Proof of vaccination accepted includes your  vaccination card, photo of your vaccination card, Excelsior Pass, the Key to NYC Pass, or an equivalent government-provided digital record. Proof of a negative COVID-19 test may be provided in lieu of vaccination information, by sharing the results of a FDA- or DOH-authorized PCR, rapid PCR, or nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) COVID-19 test collected within 72 hours of the visit.

Thank you for your understanding as we work to provide a safe experience for guests and our teams. Click here for information on the Cornell visitor policy.

Flexible Whenever Travel at statler hotel ithaca

We're Flexible. Travel Whenever.

We know you're ready to reconnect with the world. So, in uncertain times, we keep things flexible. Life happens, things change. Plan your family travel or weekend getaway with confidence at Hotel Name.  
  • Flexible change and upgrade policy
  • No cancellation fees for individual reservations
  • Contactless payment and check-out
Responsible Hospitality at Statler Hotel in USA

Responsible Hospitality

We remain committed to the highest standards of cleaning and disinfecting in all accommodations and common areas of the property. All employees wear masks and are trained in responsible hospitality. Come relax and renew with the peace of mind that you're safe with us.

Before You Arrive

  • Common Areas
    • Trained staff on social distancing and sanitizing procedures
    • Social distancing signage at the front desk and common areas
    • Sanitizing surfaces in all common areas throughout the property
    • Hand sanitizer stations in the lobby and at the entrance
    • Contactless payment and check-out available for all guests
  • General Health & Safety
    • Masks and Face Coverings: Masks are required in The Statler Hotel and in all Cornell University campus buildings and facilities regardless of vaccination status.
    • Statler Hotel Staff Members: Staff members complete Cornell University's daily health screening prior to arriving to work to confirm they are not experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19. All unvaccinated staff members participate in Cornell's surveillance testing program. Staff members are required to wear protective face masks at all times. Appropriate PPE will be worn by all staff members based on their role and responsibilities and in adherence to state and local regulations and guidance. Every staff member has been trained on enhanced hygiene and safety protocols, as well as how to respond and report presumed cases of COVID-19.
    • CDC Approved Cleaning: The hotel's schedule of cleaning and sanitizing has been enhanced; this includes all public areas including doorknobs, handles & railings, elevators and other common touch points. All cleaning products have been approved by the CDC. Hand sanitizing stations have been added throughout the hotel in public areas. This includes the Registration Desk in the main lobby and entrances to all meeting rooms and restaurants.
  • Your Arrival
    If traveling from out of state please review the New York travel policy and Traveler Health Form found here.
    • Guests, and staff members, are expected to wear masks or face coverings while in public areas of the hotel. Please familiarize yourself with Cornell University face covering policy.
    • Upon check-in guests over the age of 12 must present proof of faccination for COVID-19 or results of a negative COVID-19 test in the past 3 days.
    • Guests are encouraged to self-park.
    • The airport shuttle to/from the Ithaca airport is in operation and is thoroughly cleaned before and after each use. Staff members and guests must wear masks during the shuttle service.
    • Safety plexiglass has been installed at the Front Desk.
    • Bell staff will assist guests with bell carts and be disinfected after each use.
    • You may opt out of Housekeeping service upon check-in.
    • Wellness kits are offered upon check-in, which include face masks, sanitizing wipes, and hand sanitizer.
  • Rooms + Suites
    • Frequent cleaning with disinfectants against COVID-19 in all accommodations
    • Guest keys sanitized for a safe and clean experience
    • Frequently disinfect high touchpoints, including switch panels, remote controls, faucets
  • Meetings & Events

    Your Catering and Conference Planning Manager will assist you with all the requirements and keep you up to date as New York State Guidance and requirements change. Fill out a Request For Proposal to discuss your event with our Sales and Catering team or call 607-254-2678.

    • Cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting procedures and protective measures are modeled after CDC and EPA guidelines.
    • Guest sanitation stations are provided at one (1) station per meeting room and pre-function area.
  • Dining at The Statler Hotel

    In All Food and Beverage Outlets:

    • Cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting meets CDC and EPA guidelines.
    • Safety Plexiglass barriers are in place at cashier and host stations.
    • Condiments are available in single use containers.
    • Face masks or face coverings are required for all individuals in all outlets, unless seated to eat or drink.

    Taverna Banfi


    The Regent lounge


    Terrace Restaurant


    Macs Café

    • Macs Cafe remains closed. Please stay tuned for Fall 2021 hours of operation.

Travel Safely

We encourage all guests and employees to continue to take precautions, including frequent hand washing, social distancing, and covering coughs and sneezes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. More prevention measures may be found on the CDC website.

Wishing you good health and safe travels!

Outside Activities In Ithaca, NY, near The Statler Hotel

Play and Stay Local

You don't have to travel far to enjoy the area's beautiful outdoor sights and recreation. The Statler Hotel puts you within minutes of countless things to do safely in the Finger Lakes region.
  • Watkins Glen International
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
  • Cornell Orchards
  • Finger Lakes Wine Trails
  • Cayuga Lake

In the Words of Our Guests

"The staff made it a point to ensure that everything was spotless, and our safety was attended to every step of the way!"

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