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The BEST WESTERN University Inn is located just minutes from Cornell University, Ithaca College, Cayuga Lake and more. It is perfect for visiting nearby campuses, exploring Ithacas outdoor activities or staying in town for business.

Ithaca is home to many activities, attractions and adventure. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the fishing, swimming, hiking and biking around Cayuga Lake. Food lovers will enjoy Finger Lake wineries and the Ithaca Farmers Market. Families will be able to enjoy visiting students attending school nearby, exploring Greek Peak Ski Resort & Water Park and spending the day at a NASCAR race. Other attractions just outside the BEST WESTERN University Inn also include Cayuga Lake Cruises, Hillendale Golf Course, Discovery Trail, Downtown Ithaca Commons and more.

Inside this pet-friendly Ithaca hotel, guests will find 101 spacious, well-appointed guest rooms - each complete with cable satellite television with HBO and high-speed Internet access. For guests wanting a little more, some of our rooms come complete with whirlpool tubs. Other BEST WESTERN University Inn amenities include a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast each morning, a sparkling outdoor swimming pool and on-site fitness center.

Guests staying at the BEST WESTERN University Inn will also appreciate this Ithaca hotels complimentary airport shuttle, on-site business services and a close proximity to local businesses and universities, including Cornell University Animal Hospital and Ithaca College Whalen School of Music.

For a memorable vacation in Ithaca, book a stay at the BEST WESTERN University Inn today. Enjoy your stay!

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1020 Ellis Hollow Road
New York
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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15:00:00 | 12:00:00
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1020 Ellis Hollow Road
New York
United States

What's nearby?


  • 3.00 mile(s) from Emerson

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Cortland

  • 22.00 mile(s) from Elmira Airport

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Watkins Glen

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Corning

  • 45.00 mile(s) from Binghamton

  • 45.00 mile(s) from Binghamton Regional Edwin A Link Field Airport

  • 50.00 mile(s) from Syracuse

  • 75.00 mile(s) from Syracuse Airport

  • 120 mile(s) from Scranton

  • 165 mile(s) from Buffalo

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Borg Warner

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Wilcox Press and Axiom

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Cornell Technology Park

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Celebrations banquet facilities

  • 1.50 mile(s) from Cornell University

  • 3.50 mile(s) from Ithaca College

  • 11.2 mile(s) from Tompkins C3, Cortland Community College

  • 19.5 mile(s) from SUNY Cortland

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Best Western Ithaca

23/09/2016 Suzann521, Buffalo, New York

This is a nice place to stay if near Cornell or Ithaca. Rooms with fireplaces very nice. Breakfast is good, van service great. Van service allows you to not have to deal with parking in town or on ... more


Clean, comfortable, reasonable

20/09/2016 315cliffords, Evans Mills New York

Our motel experience met our needs and that is all we ask for. The room was clean, the beds comfortable, and the price was reasonable for the area. There are several common areas where people can gat... more


Pleasant Choice

19/09/2016 Dorthy V, Schenectady, NY, United States

Though an older facility, the updates certain make this a pleasant & comfortable place to stay in ithaca. Quite convenient to CU campus with easy parking. No odor of tobacco! Staff positive and wi... more



19/09/2016 Judith K, Stamford, CT, United States

This hotel is adjacent to Cornell campus. It provides low cost accommodation in a relatively convenient location. Hotel was clean and reasonably comfortable. Major drawback is noise level. My room was... more


Mold in Bathroom

16/09/2016 Kelly B,

Though this room was a bit expensive for a older property. It was more than $200 for a Saturday night, and was not worth that money. We booked for a wedding that had rooms blocked. The rooms had some ... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Inn, responded to this review
Dear Kelly, Thanks for taking time to respond to us. I have printed this response and forwarded to our general manager and maintenance department. Best, Jim McMann