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Best Western University Inn

AAA - 2 Diamond

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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, mini refrigerator and high-speed wireless internet. 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 and Cornell 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
Check-in & Check-out
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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 605 traveller reviews
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Excellent hotel

21/08/2019 TokolosheMike,

Simple hotel but sooo nice! Located on top of the hill next to Cornel University in a quiet area next to a shopping center. The rooms are spacious and perfect! Breakfast is great - eggs and pancakes. ... more


Trip to Cornell for a cat medical problem

21/08/2019 Patti C, Rochester, New York

This hotel was wonderful - easy to park, a lot of conveniences and close to everything. The staff is always wonderful and concerned that I am doing okay and have everything I need. Did not have a c... more


Excellent hotel near Cornell

16/08/2019 Vajira_Premawardhana, Colombo, Sri Lanka

This is my favourite hotel in Ithaca. Its a homely place with friendly staff and large rooms. The only issue I had was that the air conditioner in the room was bit too loud. Excellent breakfast, thoug... more


Too expensive for what you receive

16/08/2019 ShawDenville, Denville

A pricey "cheap' hotel. And I am not a complainer. Perhaps HomeAway has spoiled me to what I should expect from a hotel, but isn't competition about bringing up the level of things. Overpriced for ... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn, responded to this review
We apologize if you did not find the accommodations to your liking. We renovating the guestrooms, with new wallpaper, carpeting, and new bathrooms. We do hope you will give us another chance in the future.

Good stay

14/08/2019 Anoukxv, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The hotel room was nice and big, we only missed a safe in our hotelroom. There is on-site parking and breakfast is free. In the room was a 'Safe the Planet' sign for the linnen and towels. I think tha... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn, responded to this review
Thank you for your input. Your comments make us continually reevaluate what we are doing so as to improve. We don't have safes in our guestrooms, but have them at the front desk.