With a metropolitan area recognized as the economic and educational hub of Central New York State, Syracuse is a short drive from New York's Finger Lakes Region. Once a center for commerce and manufacturing along the Erie Canal, Syracuse is now known for its institutions of higher learning. Originally founded as a seminary, Syracuse University today offers a diverse array of graduate and undergraduate degrees. Syracuse University is also a renowned as a highly ranked research facility. Those looking for hotels near Syracuse University need look no further than the Extended Stay America Syracuse - Dewitt Hotel, just four miles from the campus. Book today!