Commencement Accommodations

Where to stay in and around Aurora.

Campus Lodging

On-campus accommodations in Leach Hall will be available at a nominal fee for family members and their guests on the evening of Friday, May 20, 2022. The cost is $50/person and linens are provided.

Your student can use a credit or debit card to make a reservation by visiting this link on the Globe. (Or navigate to Students -> Business Office -> Pay Fees). Information about check-in and departure will be sent to the student following payment.

Please note that the last meal served in the campus dining hall is dinner on Friday, May 20. Families and guests may pay at the door for meals; information on menus and pricing can be found at our dining services website.

Please contact Ryan Steinberg, associate dean for residence life and student conduct, with any questions. He can be reached at or 315.364.3426.

Area Lodging

The Inns of Aurora are located on the shore of Cayuga Lake on Main Street in Aurora. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations may be made by calling 315.364.8888, or toll free 1.866.364.8808.

Additional lodging suggestions are provided below:


Annie’s Guest House: 315.406.6501
Aurora MainStays: 315.406.6501

UNION SPRINGS (approximately 5 miles)

Dills Run Bed & Breakfast: 315.889.5007


Homer Wilson House Bed & Breakfast: 315.730.6872
Restful Ewe Bed and Breakfast: 315.406.3893

AUBURN (approximately 18 miles)

Hilton Garden Inn: 315.252.5511
Holiday Inn: 315.253.4531
The Inn at the Finger Lakes: 315.253.5000
Springside Inn on Owasco Lake: 315.252.7247
10 Fitch – Luxurious Romantic Inn: 315.255.0934
Wicher Garden Bed & Breakfast: 315.252.1187

ITHACA (approximately 25 miles)

Best Western – University Inn: 607.272.6100
Cayuga Blu: 607.247.3100
Country Inn and Suites: 607.256.1100 or 800.830.5222
Courtyard Ithaca: 607.330.1000
EconoLodge: 607.257.1400
Fairfield Inn & Suites: 607.277.1000
Hampton Inn: 607.277.5500
Homewood Suites by Hilton: 607.266.0000
Hotel Ithaca: 607.272.1000
Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons: 607.272.2222
LaTourelle Country Inn: 607.273.2734
Quality Inn: 607.272.0100
Quinta Rosa Estate B&B: 607.564.6264
Statler Hotel at Cornell University: 607.254.2500
William Henry Miller Inn: 607.256.4553 or 877.256.4553

Skaneateles (approximately 25 miles)

2W Lake Bed & Breakfast: 315.685.7997 or 888.685.7997
Mirbeau Inn & Spa: 877.647.2328
Packwood House: 315.685.3405 or 877.225.9663
Sherwood Inn: 315.685.3405
Skaneatles Suites and Boutique Hotel: 315.685.2333
34 State – Historic Luxury Suites: 315.685.7473

Note: publication of the lodging options listed above does not constitute an endorsement by Wells College, which is providing this list for informational purposes only. Published rates, URLs, phone numbers and other information are subject to change without prior notice.