Purchasing Office

Hotel Discounts

Please note that our hotel discounts are available to use for both business and your personal leisure travel. There is NEVER a fee for hotel reservations.

Local Hotels

Contact Purchasing for a list of local hotel rates for incoming speakers, job candidates, etc.  This rate list is confidential and is not posted on this page.

New York City

When traveling to New York City please call the Helmsley Middletowne at 212-755-3000 and ask for the Skidmore Rate.  They are located at 148 E. 48th St.  For other NYC hotels, please contact Travel Guard - Chartis, 1-866-725-6905  or use GetThere!

Starwood Hotel Discount

Sheraton, Westin, Four Points, St. Regis, Le Meridian and W Hotels

A benefit of being a member of the NY6 Consortium allows Skidmore College faculty and staff traveling for university business or leisure travel to reserve rooms at discounts off the applicable hotel's best available room rate at all Starwood brands and properties worldwide. The program provides a 15% discount for Starwood properties in North America, Europe. Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East and 5% discount for their properties in Asia Pacific. In order to take advantage of this discount, users must be enrolled in the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Program. Please enroll via this link.

SET identification number is 392149. (Preset on link)  If you are already a member please call Starwood and ask them to add this set code onto your account. For help and reservations call 1-888-625-4988.-Skidmore College identification must be presented upon check-in at the participating property.

Wyndham Hotel Discount

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Days Inn, Ramada Worldwide, Super 8, Wingate, Baymont Inns and Suites, Hawthorn Suites, Microtel Inns and Suite, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, Knights Inn.

As an associate of Skidmore College and a member of E & I Cooperative Purchasing you will receive up to 20% off the "Best Available Rate" at participating locations every time you travel.  Book online by clicking a link below or call our member benefits hotline at 1-800-525-5501 and give agent our discount ID number 1000007780 and our affiliate ID number 004505 at the time of booking to receive the discount.

All other hotels and locations

Please contact Travel Guard - Chartis as they offer us American Express discount rates with all of the major brands.  1-866-725-6905.   

If you prefer, you can also use Travel Guard's search engine – GetThere! – to book online.

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