Hall of Fame Barber Shop will be the official barber shop of the Marriott Syracuse, formerly Hotel Syracuse.
We are getting ready to welcome the Hall of Fame Barber Shop to our historic Syracuse Hotel. Located with a storefront on South Warren Street and access to the street level lobby, the shop will be easily accessible to hotel guests as well as anyone working or traveling through the area.
“We are so excited to be the ones to pick up right where history left off at this hotel. There is also a significant demand for our services in this area of downtown Syracuse, between the professionals at the business offices, the weddings and events that will be held at the hotel, and the other events that come through this part of town.”
~Hall of Fame Barber Shop owner Matt Hughes.
The new location at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown will have five barber stations and one stylist station, offering special packages for full wedding parties or just the groomsmen, and for downtown business professionals.
Services will include the barber shop’s traditional shaves, shampooing, haircuts and shoe shines, as well as men’s hair color, facials, waxing, manicures and massages. Additionally, customers will also be able to purchase hair care, beard care, and shaving products at the shop.
“Hall of Fame Barber Shop is really embracing the culture and the history of this hotel. In addition to offering traditional shaves and haircuts, they will also use the actual shoe shining pedestals from the hotel’s original barber shop.”
~ Paul McNeil, General Manager for the Marriott Syracuse Downtown.
Hall of Fame will share the historic feel of the hotel in this new location, rather than the sports theme that customers have come to know at the other area locations and adds to the growing list of amenities and services we are pleased to offer all who visit.
The Marriott Syracuse Downtown is putting the final touches on our restoration! Guests can make their reservations now for later this summer and beyond.
Our historic Syracuse hotel comes to life at the Believe in Syracuse Progress Gala this July.
We believe in Syracuse, do you? One of the first events at our property will take place this July and we are thrilled! The Believe in Syracuse Progress Gala on July 22, 2016 is a celebration of the reopening of our historic Syracuse hotel.
Celebrate the re-opening of our historic Syracuse Landmark
Keynote Speaker: Longtime Post-Standard Columnist Sean Kirst
Enjoy a spectacular Cocktail Hour, Dinner, Live Entertainment & Dancing
If you are interested in joining us for the Believe in Syracuse Progress Gala, please visit the event website for ticket information.
Believe in Syracuse is a non-profit organization that promotes the positive features of the Greater Syracuse Area and cultivates connections and civic engagement within the Greater Syracuse community.
We can’t wait to welcome everyone to our historic Syracuse Hotel and expect to host grand events for many years to come.
From Hotel Syracuse to Marriott Syracuse Downtown, a photo history of our historic Syracuse hotel.
We are just a few short months away from opening our property fully to hotel guests and the journey has been quite amazing! When we welcome our first overnight guests this summer, the true beauty of our property will be fully revealed. Let’s take a look back on how far we’ve come.
When Mr. Riley, a local architect and developer spearheaded the renovation and revitalization of the Hotel Syracuse in 2014 there was so much to do. The hotel hadn’t been open to the public for many years.
Through the extensive construction process, so much was discovered. Hidden murals and the former barbershop to name a few. Careful restoration has been a cornerstone of this project.
We’ve unveiled the look of our new rooms. The former Hotel Syracuse housed over 600 guest rooms that featured only one or two double beds and a small bathroom. Now, guest room spaces will be twice the size of the former with either 400 or 450 square feet and comforting amenities throughout.
We announced the partnership with the Oncenter as the official hotel of the Oncenter Convention Center.
When our full restoration is complete, the Marriott Syracuse Downtown will feature 261 guest rooms and 18 suites, three ballrooms, a conference center, a full-service restaurant, sports bar, steak house and a coffee shop. Upon entering the Lobby, guests will be greeted by Terrazzo floors and 20-foot columns along with restored original murals and 1924 chandeliers.
Reserve your guest room now at our historic Syracuse hotel and join us this summer as we open our doors to the public, officially, for the first time.
Until next week,
The Marriott Syracuse Downtown
A round up of the latest news and features of the Marriott Syracuse Downtown.
As we renovate and evolve through our Hotel Syracuse Renovations to the Marriott Syracuse Downtown we find ourselves in the headlines quite often. Read on to enjoy some of the latest news and happenings!
How Paul McNeil found a home at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown – Mr. McNeil has spent his entire career with Marriott, and built a reputation for opening and renovating large-scale hotels and now brings his expertise to our historic Syracuse Hotel.
Symphoria’s 4th season includes ‘Spark’ performance at the new Hotel Syracuse – We are delighted to welcome Symphoria for the finale of the Sparks Concert Series for the “Music of Downton Abbey” in April, 2017.
Red Hot. Red Heart. Fundraising Event for the American Heart Association – This June a very special fundraising event comes to the Marriott Syracuse for one of the very first views of the hotel.
Marriott Syracuse Downtown Now Leads Region in High-Tech Conference Space – Our restored property now leads the way as the most technologically advanced meeting space in the region with IACC accreditation.
“IACC accreditation supports all our hard work to create a premier meeting space in the region,” said Paul McNeil, general manager for the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. “In partnership with the Oncenter, the city of Syracuse can now offer meeting-goers luxury accommodations in a state-of-the-art historic hotel, within one block of a major convention center.”
Gala event with dinner and dancing planned for Hotel Syracuse reopening– A gala fundraiser for the Onondaga Historical Association on June 4 will be the first opportunity for people to stay at the Hotel Syracuse after the 92-year-old building’s $70 million renovation.
There is so much planned in the coming weeks before our official opening and we will continue to bring you latest developments. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for up to the minute news.
Until next week,
The Marriott Syracuse Downtown