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Where To Stay In Utica, New York - Updated 2021

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Utica is a charming city in upstate New York. Built along the Mohawk River, this industrial city and played an important role as a hub for the textile industry. However, the city was deeply affected by the recession in the mid-20th-century and this led to the closure of the textile mills. Thereafter began its downward spiral and political corruption and organized crimes spiked. Unfortunately, Utica has earned the name ‘Sin City’. However, the city still holds on to the charm of its bygone prosperity and is an interesting place to explore. Visit Utica to learn more about its historical relevance. Find where to stay in Utica, New York by going through our carefully curated list of accommodations.


1. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Utica (from USD 122)

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Utica is located 0.5 kilometers (0.3 miles) off Interstate 90. All the rooms in the hotel are neat, brightly decorated and feature flat-screen cable TV, microwave, refrigerator, tea/coffee-maker, and an en suite bathroom. The hotel also offers laundry and dry cleaning services at an additional charge. Free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool, a fitness center, and business center facilities are available at the hotel. A daily continental breakfast is offered to the guests. It is 8 kilometers (4.9 miles) away from Utica College, 4.8 kilometers (2.9 miles) from Utica Zoo and is a five minutes’ drive from SUNY Institute of Technology.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Utica

Address: 23 Wells Avenue
Price: from 122 USD

All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Face masks for guests available Heating 24-hour front desk Indoor pool (all year) Breakfast takeaway containers Safety deposit box Air conditioning

2. Red Roof Inn Utica (from USD 61)

Red Roof Inn Utica is 1.6 kilometers (0.9 miles) from Adirondack Scenic Railroad and downtown Utica. All rooms are decorated in blue and red accents. They have a workstation, flat-screen cable TVs with pay-per-view movies and also have comfortable beds. Free parking and WiFi are offered at the inn and guests can bring their pets. Welcome drink is served at the lobby on arrival and guests can sit and read daily newspapers at the lobby. Red Roof Inn also has an ATM on site. The inn is a 5 minutes’ drive from Stanley Theatre and about 15 minutes’ away from Utica College and Utica Zoo.

Red Roof Inn Utica

Address: 20 Weaver Street
Price: from 61 USD

Air conditioning Vending machine (snacks) Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Pets allowed On-site parking Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays

3. Hampton Inn Utica (from USD 109)

With the backdrop of the Adirondack Mountains, Hampton Inn Utica has an enviable location. Guests can also visit the Adirondack Scenic Railroad and Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute from the hotel. Complimentary breakfast is offered to the guests at the hotel. The rooms at Hampton Inn feature microwaves, mini-refrigerators, coffee makers, DVD player, and Cloud Nine beds. The hotel also has an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, and a business center. Charles A Gaetano Stadium, Utica Zoo, and Utica College are within 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) from the inn. Please note that pets are not allowed in the hotel.

Hampton Inn Utica

Address: 172 - 180 North Genessee Street
Price: from 109 USD

Non-smoking rooms Invoice provided Breakfast takeaway containers Dry cleaning Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Fax/photocopying Free parking 24-hour front desk

4. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica (from USD 139)

Each room at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica is air-conditioned and is furnished with a desk, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom. Guests are served American breakfast. Free parking is available and the hotel is wheel-chair accessible. Guests can access the paid WiFi and use the business center, fitness center, bar and restaurant at the hotel. DoubleTree by Hilton Utica is 90 kilometers (55.9 miles) from Syracuse Hancock International Airport, 1.1 kilometers (0.6 miles) from Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) from Utica Zoo and Charles A Gaetano Stadium.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica

Address: 102 Lafayette Street
Price: from 139 USD

Vending machine (drinks) Non-smoking rooms Newspapers Daily housekeeping WiFi Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Heating Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus

5. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Utica (from USD 113)

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Utica is a three-star property and promises a comfortable stay to its guests. The rooms are spacious and one can choose between king-sized beds or queen-sized beds. They have an indoor as well as an outdoor swimming pool. Guests are also welcome to use the fitness facilities or their business center. The property is 1.9 kilometers (1.1 miles) from Williams Proctor Arts Institute. Utica Zoo and Charles A Gaetano Stadium are about 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from here.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Utica

Address: 71 North Genesee Street
Price: from 113 USD

Non-smoking rooms Cashless payment available Express check-in/check-out All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Laundry Fax/photocopying Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed CCTV in common areas


6. Private suite in a historic building (from USD 119)

This suite is located in the heart of downtown Utica in a historic building. It has a private bathroom and features cable TV, WiFi, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a Keurig coffee maker, an iron, and a hairdryer. Bathroom essentials and bed linens are also provided. There is a restaurant in the same building. Parking is provided on the premises. Buses, taxis, roadways, and the train station are easily accessible from here. The rental is within walking distance from Stanley Theater, the Utica Auditorium, Saranac Brewery, Varick Street. Restaurants and bars are also in the vicinity.

Room 209 - Landmarc Building Utica (PRIVATE)
Utica, New York, United States
118 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very easy access and all bathroom amenities included
wish the room had a window and a bath fan but overall a good value
the bed was extremely comfortable we loved the coffee station in the common area too
plenty of space with a very nice bathroom
our stay was amazing and the room was exactly as described
very clean and comfortable
easy process and clean space
it was very clean
safe clean and very peaceful stay
clean room with great rooftop restaurant
host was very responsive
our host erika was very welcoming and responsive
host was nice and it was easy to check in and out
erika is an awesome host always stays in touch with you if you need any help
on top of that she was incredible quick and helpful with her responses
the location of the building was ideal for me
great location
great location and reasonably priced
and the proximity to ocean blue is very convenient for a nice dining experience close by
with a wonderful location and host
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7. Spacious and cozy flat (from USD 78)

If you are a large group, come over to this three-bedroom apartment that can accommodate eight people. It is on the first floor and is spacious. The rooms are air-conditioned, there is a workspace if you need and free parking is provided on the premise. Washer and dryer facilities are available in the basement. Free WiFi, TV, bed linens and kitchen essentials are also provided.

Clean and Comfy 3 Bedroom Apartment
Utica, New York, United States
108 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi and ac window units
somewhat sparce of furniture and accessories but has beautiful wood floors in all rooms except kitchen and bathroom
we had 7 adults in the space and we were comfortable and not cramped
had air conditioning in the rooms and clean throughout the home
beds are comfortable with enough blankets to keep us warm on a very cold winter's night
clean and with basic necessities
chris”s place is clean and spacious
nice clean fridge stove sink dishes and pots
clean and functional as advertised
clean and accurate as well
host was very responsive
this host has been our host before and always does a great job
chris was an amazing host
our hosts were flexible with our arrival time and very welcoming
chris is a gracious host
great location for our needs
nice home close to many things
it is in a quiet little neighborhood easy location
nice place at a good price in a good location
dope airbnb can’t wait to come back again and it’s in a good location
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8. Flat in Utica's oldest neighborhood (from USD 108)

This unit is located above an old tavern in Utica’s oldest neighborhood, Baggs Square. It has two bedrooms, features hardwood floors, and provides WiFi connectivity and an iron. The kitchen has modern appliances and cooking essentials. Parking is provided on the premises. It is three blocks away from the Utica Memorial Auditorium.

City View
Utica, New York, United States
90 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities such as iron/board toilet tissue and hygiene supplies were organized and easy to find
full-sized kitchen (with coffee machine and grounds) was a nice perk
a very spacious and comfortable 2 bedroom apartment with all the amenities you could want
the place is large has good tv + wifi
would definitely stay again as apt is very clean with modern furnishings and decor
extremely clean place
clean simple and quiet
the space is clean and very comfortable
comfortable clean and super affordable
the place is modern and sparkly clean
the host is so welcoming
friendly host beautiful old building
mark is a great host
great spot and top notch host
mark was a great host
the location is perfect
there are many great restaurants and shops within walking distance
great location for a visit to utica located in an older section of town
a charming amazing and wonderful place located in the heart of utica
it’s in a great location with so many restaurants and fun things to do in the city
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9. Stay in the historic Doyle Hardware building (from USD 90)

This apartment is located in the historic Doyle Hardware building, which was once a warehouse. It still carries an old-world charm with its over-sized fire doors, exposed brick walls, and large floor-to-ceiling windows. Expect to find a full-sized bed, a TV, free WiFi, and a kitchen equipped with a fridge and an oven in the apartment.

Studio in the Historic Doyle Hardware Building!
Utica, New York, United States
45 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning worked very well
perfect little apartment in a stylish space in utica
very clean and comfortable
the unit was clean and exceptional
quit clean and stylish as listed
this studio apartment was clean and quaint with nice touches throughout
this was a great spot very clean well designed and comfy
the host megan was responsive and great to deal with
the hosts were terrific responsive and communicated well
great location and safe parking
some great local stores and food close by
location is great with a lot of awesome food nearby
very adorable and cozy right in the heart of the city so perfect location as well
this is a great apartment in a fun part of central utica
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10. Elegant and private room (from USD 119)

This private unit is located on the third floor of a historic building. It has a private bathroom, the rooms are air-conditioned, and a heating facility is available too. The suite has cable TV, WiFi, a mini-fridge, a king-sized bed with fresh and clean bed linen. There is a restaurant on the fourth floor of the same building. Parking and elevator facilities can be found at the premise. Restaurants and bars are at a walking distance.

Room 314 - Landmarc Building Utica (PRIVATE)
Utica, New York, United States
97 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was so comfortable and she left us some bottled water and kerig coffee which was appreciated
the room was quite spacious and comfortable with great linens and a wonderful mattress
definitely would not have thought there would be rooms/apartments there as it looks more like a commercial building
a personal note welcome sign and snacks/water awaited us in the room
great room easy check in
clean and well maintained
clean and friendly
clean convenient and comfortable
very clean and spacious
room is clean and quiet
the host is very helpful and there for any questions
super comfy bed would highly recommend if traveling solo great bar and staff up top too
maria is a great host and always very responsive
vanessa is responsive to special requests but this is rarely needed
i definitely recommend her as a host five stars
location is great
great location for enjoying downtown utica
close to several nice restaurants
great location for a visit to utica
quiet close to local restaurants and good for a walk downtown
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Explore historic Utica

Utica is a melting pot of diverse populations and offers a lot of attractions to visitors who want to explore the city. Walk through the historic neighborhoods where you will still find old warehouses, yesteryear taverns. A visit to Adirondack Scenic Railroad and Utica Zoo should give you ample moments to cherish. Have a great time while you are in Utica.

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