Best Western University Inn

1020 Ellis Hollow Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.5 Star Property
42.435710-76.461780
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3.5/5

Based on 615 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor swimming pool
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Hotel has 101 rooms
  • Check in time: 03:00
  • Check out time: 12:00
  • Group booking rating of 7.5/10

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Local Attractions

Cornell University, Finger Lakes Wineries, Ithaca College, 40 minutes to Corning Museum of Glass, Ithaca College, Stewart Park.

Verified Reviews of Best Western University Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Horrible dirty no A/C ro om keys did not work multiple tim."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Terrible dirty TV didnot work nevper going back.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
13-Sep-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Aug 01 to Sun Aug 02 2020 at a $59.00 average nightly rate.
"Good"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Very clean and close to the places we wanted to go.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-Aug-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Aug 18 to Thu Aug 20 2020 at a $88.99 average nightly rate.
"Front fest service terrible."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Asked for coffee was none, then asked for caffeinated tea because all that was out was decaf and she said “Jesus fucking Christ “ at which point I said never mind and left.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
04-Aug-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 31 to Sun Aug 02 2020 at a $50.99 average nightly rate.
"Great Value"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Exceptional customer service. Everyone was extremely pleasant and accommodating. Our room was spotless and beds were very comfortable. Had a variety of choices for breakfast as well. We are frequent visitors to Ithaca and have already booked for our return in a couple of weeks. Thanks to Terry and staff for making our stay a very pleasant one.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from CA flag
21-Feb-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Feb 14 to Sun Feb 16 2020 at a C$88.65 average nightly rate.
"Clean and comfortable, with friendly and helpful service."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
There is nothing exceptionally outstanding about this hotel, but there were no problems either. All of the staff we encountered were friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The free breakfasts are amply supplied and sufficient to meet most anyone's needs.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
25-Jun-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 21 to Sun Jun 23 2019 at a $206.10 average nightly rate.
"Comment"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Clean and everyone we dealt with were very friendly and helpful!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Jun-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jun 01 to Mon Jun 03 2019 at a $187.88 average nightly rate.
"Nice place to stay."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
This is a nice place to stay. The staff were friendly and helpful. Will definitely want to stay there in my next trip.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from GB flag
23-Apr-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Apr 19 to Sat Apr 20 2019 at a £144.74 average nightly rate.
3.5 out of 5. Based on 615 guest reviews

Property Description

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 Ithaca's 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 hotel's 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!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00
Check Out: 12:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2005
Floors: 1
Rooms: 101
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 93
Handicap Rooms: 5
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0 View Spaces
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Pool Info:
Seasonal Memorial Day-Labor Day 45 x 20 Outdoor.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual: 24 hours prior to the date of arrival Group: 1 month prior to the date of arrival
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 1 night
Total Taxes: 13.25%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 8.00%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Bus parking
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Hairdryer available
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Office or business center
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone - Free local calls

Airport & Shuttle Information

10 minutes to Tompkins County Regional Airport/complimentary shuttle 7am-11pm

Local Shuttle Info: 7am-11pm daily to Cornell University and Tompkins Regional Airport. Downtown Ithaca Commons on demand.

Breakfast Information

Complimentary full hot breakfast, featuring sausage/eggs, make-your-own waffles, hot/cold cereals, pastries, fresh fruit, juices, c/t/d.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

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  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western University Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western University Inn.

Feel free to use the Best Western University Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Ithaca event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Meeting Room 33 x 21 x 12 693--/--------------/--60----
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Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
693 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
33 x 21 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

FAQs about Best Western University Inn

What time is check in?

Check in time is 03:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western University Inn have?

There are 101 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Best Western University Inn?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Best Western University Inn?

Complimentary full hot breakfast, featuring sausage/eggs, make-your-own waffles, hot/cold cereals, pastries, fresh fruit, juices, c/t/d.

Is there a pool at Best Western University Inn?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Seasonal Memorial Day-Labor Day 45 x 20 Outdoor..

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