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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 516 traveller reviews
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Stayed over for a wedding

16/10/2017 Steven S, Endicott, United States

We were attending a wedding at Celebrations near Ithaca and this was the hotel recommended by the wedding part. The rooms were clean and comfortable. They offered a complimentary shuttle to and from... more


Not Happy

16/10/2017 Christie P, Hammondsport, New York

Stayed at this Best Western for my daughters wedding. Staff and complimentary breakfast were the bright spots. For the price of the rooms cleanliness took a back seat for sure. Beds were clean and ... more


Wonderful place & staff!

16/10/2017 deziral2017,

Everyone is so helpful here! The room was much bigger than I expected it to be. Parking, loading/unloading was a breeze. unfortunately,i locked my kids and myself out of our room but the staff got... more


A trip to Ithaca and Best Western

13/10/2017 Malcolm K, betterton, United States

Nice staff, convenient to the Cornell Vet College. Overall hotel does need an upgrade, it looks like a 1980's motel. Dog friendly. Breakfast is fine. Rooms are in need of updated furniture,floorin... more


Highlights of university inn

09/10/2017 allenkittyzoo, Elba, New York

We just returned from a 4 night stay here and we found it to mostly be a very nice place to stay. We were going to Cornell University each day and it was only 2 miles aw from where we needed to be wh... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn, responded to this review
Dear allenkittyzoo, Thanks for staying with us and hope the conference at Cornell was a success. We appreciate the comments on the breakfast and are constantly looking to our customers on more ideas on making it more attractive. We do apologize for the lack of cleanliness and forwarded your comments to our housekeeping department. Please visit us again in the future. Jim McMann