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Maplewood Suites Syracuse - Airport
Maplewood Suites Syracuse - Airport
3.5 out of 5.0 400 7th North St., Liverpool, NY
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (42 reviews)

Great staff and clean property. Big bonus the free shuttle service. No restaurant or pool available because the pandemic.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020
Maplewood Suites Syracuse - Airport features an indoor pool, a children's pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. The ...
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
4.0 out of 5.0 100 East Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (41 reviews)

Cool property. Restored historical building so if you like that kind of feel, you will love this property.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020
Renovated in 2016, Marriott Syracuse Downtown offers a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a conference center. Valet parking is available for USD ...
Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA
Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA
3.5 out of 5.0 311-371 Hiawatha Blvd., Syracuse, NY
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (33 reviews)

This is a Clean and very quiet place!! Staff is always ready to help.This is a very central location.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020
At Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny USA, guests enjoy features like an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. You can ...

Cheap Car Rentals in Syracuse

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A centuries-old city, which today serves as a cultural and educational hub for New York State, Syracuse promises great food, delicious wine, and wild outdoor adventures. Rent a car through Orbitz and you can explore the area at your own pace, before venturing out into the beautiful Finger Lakes region.

Renting a car in Syracuse: What you need to know

Renting a car in Syracuse means complying with car rental rules in New York State, including the ones below.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Syracuse?

If you’re over the age of 18, you’re entitled to rent a car in New York State. Bear in mind, though, that some rental agencies may charge extra for drivers under the age of 25.

Age discrimination is prohibited by law, so typically there will not be a maximum age limit imposed for older drivers.

Is any kind of driving license valid for car rental in Syracuse?

To rent a car in Syracuse, you must hold a full driving license from your country of origin. If this isn’t the United States, then you don’t need an International Driving Permit, but it can be helpful – if, for example, you are pulled over by the police and your license is not written in English.

Is a credit card required when booking a rental car?

No – car rental firms in New York State are prohibited from discriminating against drivers who don’t have credit cards. However, if you don’t have one, you may have to pay a large cash deposit and undergo a screening process, which can take several days.

Are additional drivers allowed?

Yes. By law, your spouse must be allowed to drive the vehicle too if they are over the age of 18 and licensed. Other drivers can be added for a charge of up to $3 per day.

Explore Syracuse: Highlights of Salt City

Hundreds of years of history have lent Syracuse a rich character. Enjoy the city’s museums, food and drink, before venturing out into the beautiful countryside beyond.

The Finger Lakes

No visit to Syracuse would be complete without an adventure in the Finger Lakes, which begin around half an hour’s drive away. Named for its 11 long, spindly lakes, the region is perfect for outdoorsy types – hike the forests and waterfalls of Watkins Glen, or enjoy a boat cruise on Seneca Lake.


Syracuse has enjoyed centuries of rich history as a crossroads for the country’s industries. Jump on a full-size canal boat at the Erie Canal Museum and learn about this great life-giving waterway, or discover more about the industry that made Syracuse’s name at the Salt Museum.


Syracuse became a major hub for brewing in the 19th century, thanks to its large German population. Their expertise set the bar for a proud brewing history, which has earned Syracuse a reputation as one of the best drinking cities in the country. Raise a few glasses yourself on the Syracuse Beverage Trail.

Syracuse’s sophisticated city atmosphere and beautiful natural setting mean that renting a car is the best way to explore, so take a look at the options today.