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Ithaca, NY located at the south end of Cayuga Lake
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The 26th Annual Tomato Disease Workshop (TDW) will be held at the Holiday Inn downtown in Ithaca, NY on October 11-13, 2011.

A printable map of downtown Ithaca can be found at:
Complete information about Ithaca and Tompkins County can be found at:

The Holiday Inn will serve as the host hotel for the TDW and other events that week. ( A block of 90 rooms have been held the hotel which is located at 222 South Cayuga St, 607-272-1000; Rates for the main bldg. are $119 single/double or $129 for tower. These rates are subject to state and local taxes if applicable, and are currently 13%, and is subject to change. If tax exempt, a NYS tax exemption certificate must be provided. Reservation Code: TOM. Cancellations need to be made prior to Sat, Sept. 10, 2011.  The Holiday Inn provides a complimentary Airport Shuttle from Ithaca Tompkins Regional (ITH).

Additional Lodging Arrangements:

A block of 35 rooms has been reserved.  The Stnd Dbl Qn or Stnd King rate is $135.00.  All rooms are subject to a 13% room tax.  Group Name is Tomato Disease Workshop.  On-line group code is TOMATO.  If tax exempt, a NYS tax exemption certificate must be provided.  Cutoff date is Sept. 10, 2011

  • Best Western University Inn, 1020 Elis Hollow Road (located at the end of the East Hill Plaza, driving distance from downtown), Ithaca, NY 14850 (Local Phone: 607-272-6100 x 4714; Code: Tomato Disease Workshop). If tax exempt, a NYS tax exemption certificate must be provided. 

A block of 35 rooms are reserved at $109.00 single/double occupancy, per room per night. All rooms are subject to a 13% room tax.  Free shuttle service to and from Cornell University, downtown Ithaca Commons and Tompkins County Airport 7am-11pm

Location of Ithaca, NY
Location of Ithaca NY

By Car: Driving Directions
From the New York State Thruway:
From the West, take Exit 42 onto Route 96 South, then onto Route 79 East. From the East, take Exit 34A onto Route I-81 South. Proceed to Exit 12 onto Route 13 South.

From Route 17:
From the West, take Elmira Exit to Route 13 North and from the East, take Owego Exit to Route 96B North.
Additional driving directions can be found at
Air Travel
Ithaca Tompkins Regional (ITH) ( is served by three airlines;   
DeltaUS AirwaysContinental Airlines

The Holiday Inn downtown and Hilton Garden Inn are approx. 6 miles from the airport, while the Best Western is 4 miles.

Ithaca Restaurants

Restuarant Guide to Downtown Ithaca (PDF)



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