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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 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
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 564 traveller reviews
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Nice location, great breakfast

19/09/2018 william k, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

We were visiting wineries in the area and decided to use Ithaca as a base. We were very satisfied with our choice of hotel. Our room was clean, updated, and had a mini fridge and microwave. There w... more


Great Stay at Best Western

18/09/2018 MarkFromBuffalo, Buffalo, NY

My son who is a sophomore at Cornell hurt his knee and I drove down to Ithaca in a hurry to help with doctor appointment and MRI. I am grateful for a fantastic stay at Best Western. Great in every wa... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn, responded to this review
HI, Mark, We really appreciate the great feedback from your stay, although wish it had been under better circumstances. I'm gad you enjoyed the breakfast, as well. We hope to see you again when you are visiting Ithaca.

Trip to Cornell for a cat medical problem

16/09/2018 Patti C, Rochester, New York

The hotel was great - loved the continental breakfast and the breakfast staff. The front desk people were wonderful and made my stay a lot less stressful - I had a cat that had to go to Cornell and ... more



06/09/2018 privateandylau,

Really dated but probably best option for Cornell business. Shuttle bus will pick up from airport, drop off anywhere in town, so don't really need a rental. Self sufficient within the mall, restauran... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn, responded to this review
Thank you for your recent review of the Best Western University Inn. Although we are not the newest hotel in town, our location and proximity to amenities in the area are a real asset for visiting guests. We hope to see you again in the future. Best, Jim

Great stay for the price.

27/08/2018 Mylilee, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Great stay for a great price. Can't beat the clean and comfortable accommodations. I would highly recommend staying here. Although we didn't get a chance to try the breakfast, I feel like it's a re... more