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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 596 traveller reviews
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Very Good Stay

13/07/2019 Alex C,

The hotel is nice, needs some touch ups here and there, it is not a brand new building. The staff was very helpfull at all times. Room was nice and clean, I have zero complaints about it. I did some o... more


Don't Judge a Book by its Cover

07/07/2019 kbdelapaz, Washington, DC

To be honest, I had mild concerns when we arrived at this hotel. Pretty nondescript and had a bit of a low-budget look. My concerns were allayed upon entering our room. It was spacious, clean, and qui... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn, responded to this review
Thank you for your feedback! Although we are not the newest hotel in Ithaca, we make every effort to please out our guests. We are glad you enjoyed the breakfast. Please stay with us again when visiting Ithaca,

Stayed for conference

02/07/2019 Vacation42777583226,

Stayed at Best Western Ithaca for a work conference being held in the area. First impression of the hotel was good. Clean and easy to navigate. Bob our shuttle driver was amazing, he was extremely fr... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn, responded to this review
Bob is a great asset of the hotel and have gotten much positive feedback. We are disappointed that the front desk was not more friendly and the person has been shown your comments. We hope to see you again in the future.

Good service 👌

29/06/2019 Jet01629938271,

Great service. Well maintained, clean room. Had no issues. Breakfast was good. Didn't have to ask for a new room like the past times at a different hotels I've stayed at previously. They should start ... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn, responded to this review
Thanks for your feedback!

Clean hotel, friendly staff

27/06/2019 J3818VZshannonc,

The hotel staff were very professional and friendly. The room was clean. My only complaint was the bed was too soft for my liking, but it was tolerable. The room was also quiet allowing for few distra... more