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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 466 traveller reviews
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Over and Above...Many, Many Thanks!

17/03/2017 Ringlady11, Rochester, New York

Over and above the generous and comfortable accommodations, and the wonderful convenience to restaurants, groceries and Cornell University, is the amazing staff at this local hotel. Ithaca, NY was hit... more


Convenient, comfortable (if you're not scent sensitive)

16/03/2017 Ellen953, Ballston Spa, New York

Convenient to Cornell U. at 4- 6 minutes away by car or shuttle. Also walkable Rite Aid and food store. Rooms comfortable both trips. Easy access from parking to rooms short distance away. Quiet on fi... more


Good hotel for visiting Cornell

28/02/2017 Sangwoo C, N. Potomac, United States

Probably best location for visiting Cornell university. One of the best considering price and facility. A comfortable room and a nice self-servicing breakfast. I would absolutely recommend if you are ... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Inn, responded to this review
Dear Sangwoo, Thanks so much for your kind words about your recent stay with us! Yes, our location is a definite plus to our guests, especially to the two colleges. We hope you will consider us again in the future. Kind regards, Jim McMann

great overnight stay with easy access to Cornell and Ithaca

25/02/2017 Al D,

We were very satisfied with the helpful staff and the clean and comfortable room. The hotel is a 4-5 minute drive to the Cornell campus and 8-10 minutes to downtown Ithaca. There is ample parking sp... more

Owner Response
Best47958, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Inn, responded to this review
Dear Al, Thank you for your review and your satisfaction with the staff and room. Our proximity to Cornell and downtown Ithaca makes our hotel stand out with our location. We are located on Cornell property and a safe and quiet destination. We hope to see you again in the future. Best, Jim McMann

Nice Location

23/02/2017 Kellie G, East Lyme

We were visiting Ithaca College for our son's audition. This hotel was close by and easy to get to/from. Average food, didn't use the amenities because we didn't have time. Friendly staff. NY taxe... more