Armory Square District in Syracuse NY

The Armory Square district, first settled in 1804, began taking its current shape during the 19th century. The area’s closeness to major rail lines made it the perfect location for a range of industrial operations and many of the historic buildings in the neighborhood were constructed between 1860 – 1890. Today, the area retains a large portion of well-preserved buildings showcasing a range of architectural styles.

Downtown Syracuse Hotels, Close to Shopping, Dining & Entertainment

Staying in downtown Syracuse hotels offers the perfect excuse to check out the incredible shopping, dining and entertainment offered at Armory Square. You’ll love the amazing choices awaiting shopping fanatics in this neighborhood. Whether you’re looking for unique gifts, jewelry, men’s and women’s clothing, fine arts and crafts, freshly made pastries, just-brewed coffee or delectable bakery goodies, you’ll find it all in the Square.


As for entertainment, the possibilities abound. Whether you have out of town guests staying in Syracuse hotels or simply fancy getting out and about for fun, you’ll find everything you need in the Square, including:

  • The Museum of Science & Technology, which is home to the IMAX Omnitheater and offers hands-on experiences and exploration for all ages.
  • The Redhouse, an arthouse offering something exciting throughout the year, as well as live music and theatrical entertainment.
  • A range of clubs and pubs for all sorts of tastes and budgets.


Looking for Hotels in Syracuse?

Look no further! Book your stay with us at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. With our ideal location, you’ll enjoy being close to the square and all it has to offer.