Best Western University Inn - Ithaca

1020 Ellis Hollow Road, Ithaca, New York, United States, 14850-2808  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western University Inn - Ithaca

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The 3-star charming hotel Best Western University Inn offers a modern accommodation within easy reach of Cornell University, which is about 25 minutes` walk. The hotel opened its doors in 1987 and was remodeled in 2005.

The property enjoys a beautiful location steps away from a cathedral, an university campus and a college as well as parks and pine trees. Nestled in the lake district and 4 km from the city center.

Best Western University Inn is within a 15-minute drive to Tompkins County airport.

Rooms

There are 101 guestrooms featuring holiday home, style king room and comfort king room equipped with free wireless internet, central heating, TV, a wardrobe and a fireplace. Guests can take advantage of a hairdryer, guest toiletries and bath sheets supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

A deluxe continental breakfast is served in the dining room. The large bar serves a selection of coffee and tea. Offering a variety of dishes, Wings Over Ithaca and Ling Ling Garden are about 200 meters away.

Services

There are a baggage storage, a lift and a news stand at guests' disposal.

Relax

The beach facilities include chairs, umbrellas and towels. Such sports activities as horse riding and lawn tennis are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   101.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Vending machines
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa center
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Fireplace in room
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • In-room movies
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 17 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 10
Children above
17 years or adults
Extra bed USD 10
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1020 Ellis Hollow Road, Ithaca, New York, United States, 14850-2808

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City Center
  • Ithaca
    2.1 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Wings Over Ithaca
    500 ft
  • AGAVA Restaurant (cuisine: Southwestern)
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    101

Rooms and availability

Style King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Bathroom:Roll in shower
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
Room Description:

The perfect marriage of comfort and style, our well appointed non-smoking guest rooms are engineered for optimal relaxation. These mobility accessible rooms feature one king bed and an assisted bathtub. We offer a free continental breakfast with waffles, hot and dry cereal options, yogurt, fresh fruit, juices and delicious coffee for when you wake up in the morning.

Best Western University Inn photos Room
Guest Room
  • Room size:

    700 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Fireplace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Jacuzzi
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Room Description:

Double with 2 Double Beds - coffee/tea maker, smoking policy - non-smoking available, ironing facilities, microwave, Breakfast, hair dryer, refrigerator, desk, air conditioning

Best Western University Inn photos Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Fireplace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Jacuzzi
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|1 King Bed - Nonsmoking Room - Continental Breakfast, Internet, Fridge, Whirlpool

Holiday Home
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Fireplace
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

Stocked with everything you need - and even a little more - our non-smoking guest rooms are the perfect home away from home. These rooms feature one king bed, free high-speed Internet access, fireplace and refrigerator. We offer a free continental breakfast with waffles, hot and dry cereal options, yogurt, fresh fruit, juices and delicious coffee for when you wake up in the morning.

Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Dining:Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Media:Cable TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|QUADRUPLE TWO QUEEN BEDS NON SMOKING

Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Dining:Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Media:Cable TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|FAMILY ROOM TWO DOUBLE BEDS WITH SOFA BED

Comfort Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Bathroom:Roll in shower
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
Room Description:

Unwind and let loose in one of our non-smoking guest rooms, created with comfort and serenity in mind. These mobility accessible rooms feature two double beds, an assisted bath tub and a continental breakfast with waffles, hot and dry cereal options, yogurt, fresh fruit, juices and delicious coffee for when you wake up in the morning.

Comfort King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Jacuzzi
    • Fireplace
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

The essence of comfort, our non-smoking guest rooms offer all you need to kick back and unwind. These rooms feature one king bed, free high-speed Internet access, fireplace, whirlpool tub and refrigerator. We offer a free continental breakfast with waffles, hot and dry cereal options, yogurt, fresh fruit, juices and delicious coffee for when you wake up in the morning.

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center2.1 mi

Sport related

Stadiums

Museums

  • Johnson Art Museum1.6 mi
  • DE Witt Historical Society1.6 mi
  • Ithaca Academy of Dance1.9 mi
  • Sciencenter2.3 mi

Parks

Halls

  • Savage Hall1.1 mi
  • Fellowship Hall2.1 mi
  • Southview Community Ctr2.1 mi
  • Ellis Hollow Community Ctr Inc2.4 mi
  • Northside Community Ctr2.4 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • Cornell University-Engineer1.1 mi
  • Cornell Cinema1.1 mi
  • Empire State College State1.7 mi
  • Cornell University Golf1.8 mi

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Sapsucker Woods Bird Sanctuary2.6 mi

Public parking

College Campuses

Local attractions

  • Cornell Plantations5200 ft
    1 Plantations Rd, Ithaca
  • The History Center1.6 mi
    401 East State Street, Ithaca
  • Sciencenter2.3 mi
    601 1st St, Ithaca
  • Johnson Museum of Art1.5 mi
    114 Central Avenue, Ithaca
  • Ithaca Falls Natural Area2.0 mi
    399 Lake St, Ithaca

Restaurants nearby

  • Wings Over Ithaca500 ft

    Address: 335 Pine Tree Rd.
    Phone: 607-256-9464

    71% likes this, based on 47 reviews

  • Ling Ling Garden1400 ft

    Address: 331 Pine Tree Rd
    Phone: (607) 273-1668

    Cuisine: Chinese

  • AGAVA Restaurant1200 ft

    Address: 381 Pine Tree Rd
    Phone: 607-319-4366

    62% likes this, based on 134 reviews
    Cuisine: Southwestern
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 25

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    101
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Best Western University Inn Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western University Inn

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 75 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    7.0

    We were visiting Cornell and the location was convenient. It was relatively affordable as well.

    I typically cant count on Best Western's to have a quality, clean experience at an affordable price. The room itself was relatively nice. The bathroom was OK, not great and the building smelled like cigarette smoke - a real turn-off.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    I thought it was very nice and luxurious. The breakfast that was included was great and the personnel at the hotel were very friendly and helpful.

    Everything was great!

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Room was clean and comfortable.

    Buffet breakfast was poor. The orange juice ran out and one of the coffee pots was not working. The dining area was located too far away from the food.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Close to senior facility next door

    Pool needs some serious maintenance - should be heated

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Close to senior living facility next door.

    The pool could use some help. Like walking on a mattress.

  • Family with children
    4.2

    Disgusting _stained bed linens.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    It's the helping approach of personnel of BWUI...Thanx a Tonnn to all of them who made my maiden trip n stay in America so pleasant and safe. Kudos to Team BWUI...

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Very nice room, clean, large bath countertop which is great for getting ready in the morning. They gave us 3 large bath towels which comes in handy when us females have hair and need 2 towels. I always have to check the towels when staying at a hotel. The windows open so you can get fresh air.

    The internet connection was a bit slow.

  • Single
    6.6

    Convenient to Cornell, shuttles (did not use, though).

    Flies in my room but no fly swatter. Chilly pool in shade (late afternoon) - with padlocked gate!

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    I really enjoyed the option of having the hotel driver take us into town - sometimes, parking is tricky in Ithaca, and our stay occurred during a popular 'tourist' weekend.

    there were a few issues about our reservation that we didn't like - the fact that they didn't honor our basic room choice, the fact that the room they put us in didn't even have two chairs, the fact that the room we ended up in didn't have enough outlets to plug in our computer to do any work on it, and the fact that the main service personnel left their job incomplete, and their supplies in our bathroom on Saturday.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Comfortable hotel, in an easy access quiet location.

    There was a bit of a problem initially with the reservation from Booked.net. It took an evening to sort out, but eventually the billing was correct. I had to show print out to verify.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    We stayed here for Cornell University's Homecoming weekend. Our room was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. The working gas fireplace was a nice extra for a chilly rainy night!

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Fairly easy access to downtown Ithaca. Very close to Cornell.

    Difficult to regulate room temperature.

  • Family with children
    6.2

    Staff were polite. Breakfast passable, rooms adequate

    blowing heater

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Nice clean room

    The cost for pet was too high.

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western University Inn - Ithaca Ithaca location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1020 Ellis Hollow Road, Ithaca, New York, United States, 14850-2808

Get directions
City Center
  • Ithaca
    2.1 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Wings Over Ithaca
    500 ft
  • AGAVA Restaurant (cuisine: Southwestern)
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    101