Grayhaven Motel

Grayhaven Motel
Your haven away from home...

657 Elmira Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 272-6434
Kathy “Gray” Hildreth, Owner


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ONLINE Reservations, rates & availability - click accommodations on the left menu, scroll down to search for availability, and to see pictures of specific room types

  •   Super Savers Special. Drive in without a reservation,  if there are rooms available that suit your needs, and you ask about this special by name we can offer you a rate that will be at least 20% lower than the rates advertised on this website (click on the accommodations tab above left to view rates). Offer not valid if you have a reservation, cancel it and show up any way. Other discounts will not apply. You must ask for this special. This offer also applies to same day reservations, if you request this special by name.





All the rooms are NON SMOKING. Most rooms are DOG FRIENDLY ($8 per night fee, call for pricing for multiple dogs, free use of fenced dog play yard). WIRELESS INTERNET connection is available in all rooms, and in hot spots outside around the grounds, password is necessary. Guests are saying we have the best and fastest internet, and are super happy. October 2015 we installed TW business class wifi in the Treman Lodge building and added two wired antenna’s, one at each end. POWERFUL, FANTASTIC. Everyone gets great wifi in all 10 of those rooms, customer tested and approved .


Looking for a great motel, hotel, or inn? Look no further than Grayhaven!! We’ll save you money and you’ll experience a great night sleep in a room with modern vintage appeal. Your haven away from home, park at your door, lounge on our lawns, bring your dog, and your family.


Grayhaven Is conveniently located 3 miles from downtown Ithaca; it is only 1 mile from 2 "GORGES" NYS Parks, where you can have a fabulous time, swimming, hiking, picnicking, or romping in the water at the base of natural water falls. NYState Park Trails open middle of May and close middle of November. Swimming in the State Parks usually runs end of June to end of August. The Finger Lakes Trail is always open. Bring your hiking shoes, and poles.

Grayhaven offers a variety of accommodations: rooms with two double beds, twin beds, one queen bed or one king, all rooms are non-smoking. All have private tub shower bath, remote control cable color TV (20 cable channels), in room phone with programmable wake up call, voice messaging, clock radio, refrigerator, hair dryer, iron, ironing board, air conditioning, extra pillows, and generous towels. Treman Lodge rooms, as shown above, are spacious and unique, with wood paneled walls, 6 with vaulted ceilings, 4 super size with flat ceilings and 2 double beds, click on accommodations tab for more pictures. Each of these rooms has a large window that overlook grass and trees. If a room in the Treman Lodge is for you be sure to mention it if you call to make your reservation.

There are two other guest areas: a duplex cottage, which houses 2 individual suites each with a private kitchen and bathroom, small sitting room, queen bed, two TV's, 2 phones, and a Carriage House, which has a suite with living room, queen bed in bedroom, private kitchen and bathroom, one TV, one phone: additionally The Carriage House has 3 other accommodation. There are other kitchens available adjacent to Treman Lodge rooms with 2 double beds and connecting. Please go to Google Maps, satellite view of 657 Elmira Rd Ithaca, to see a layout of our location.

We have free high speed wireless internet access in all rooms. Wireless is also available near and in our office. In addition, we have a wired notebook computer set up in our office for guest use.

Grayhaven's pet policy: We allow all sizes of dogs in most guest rooms (exceptions are Cottage Suites #9 & #10). We have a $8 per day fee; maximum 2 dogs in room, call for multiple dog fee. For your free use is a fenced, off leash dog yard with "agility" equipment, (you must be with your dog, while in the yard, and pick up after your dog, Please this is NOT a Children’s Play Yard). Please read specifics by clicking on “policies” in the above left menu. We have two dogs, Magic, an AKC Master Agility Champion, the highest AKC title, and CPE C-ATCH3 Shetland Sheepdog and a young sheltie, Wizard. Kathy currently competes with Magic in agility. C-ATCH3 MACH Magic CGC MXS MJS FX T2B MPD has completed American Kennel Club ,  Canine Performance Events, and USDAA titles. You can arrange for a private agility lesson, ½ hour $40, 1 hour $60. This depends on Kathy’s availability.


From the North Grayhaven Motel is located 1 mile south of the Ithaca City line directly on NY Route 13 (or 34 or 96). From the North you pass Buttermilk Falls State Park on the left, 1 mile further south is our entrance. From the South, from Interstate 86, take Route 13, or 34 or 96. Grayhaven is on the right one mile before Ithaca


Rates & Reservation Information 2016

Weekdays (S thru T) Apr-Nov $75 to $110

Weekends (F & S) Apr-Nov $110 to $165

Special Events $149.00 to $165.00

Rates change seasonally, and by room type
rates are subject to change
click accommodations tab above left for detail

  Coffee Service available 7AM til 9PM everyday in our Registration Office

We accept MC, Dis, Visa, AE, cash with credit card, & travelers checks. Reservations must be guaranteed with credit card or paid in advance with personal check. Some special events require advance payment in full and are non-refundable.




Specials Promotions & Events  -  2016

  •  Visit wineries, visit the state parks, see the beautiful Cornell University campus, experience the Planet of the Earth Museum, visit Corning Glass Center & Museum, hike the Finger Lakes Trail
  • Take a Risk -  Super Savers, Managers Special. See above
  • Special Discounted Rates for Dog Owners who are attending events at Paws for Thought Farm in Groton NY call for details, you must mention the event by name.
  • Grayhaven: almost every day discounts – AAA, AARP, 60+, military, 6-7+ night stay, repeat guest (discounts not available on some dates). You must ask for discount prior to paying your bill, either at check in, or when making a reservation. These discounts are not available during special events
  • College graduations 2017   – Cornell graduation weekend 2017 is sold out. We have a few rooms open for Ithaca College graduation 2017. 2 night minimum, No discounts. Reasonable rates compared to other area hotels for the same events.
  • All Events in the region are not listed above.

Grayhaven Motel - 657 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Reservations - click Accommodations tab above left menu

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Web page updated Oct/12/2016





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