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Dover, MA
Reviewed 23 February 2013

I stayed there with my son on a college tour and we were up most of the night because the heat was way too high, the staff were yelling and swearing outside of our door, we heard cars speeding by and sirens, and the vending machine was right outside of our room. It was filthy and smelled like old chinese...

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Peter S, Front Office Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this review

We were sorry for the noise reported and dealt with the source, a visitor of one of our guests, who we no longer welcome. Having just seen this review, I have ordered a thorough cleaning of the room and adjustment of the heating system. You can see from the majority of reviews that we maintain a clean and pleasant place...

Santander, Spain
Reviewed 6 December 2012

there are plenty of places with better conditions (clean, wifi, bed, breakfast, atmosphere..), only one night and if you have no other choice. On the other hand, room service staff really kind and helpful.

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Peter S, Front Office Manager at Hillside Inn, responded to this review

An objective comparison of our rates will show that ours are the most reasonable rates in the area and that we provide all services (Wi Fi, local and long distance calls, continental breakfast, parking) free of charge in a pleasant and friendly Collegetown location.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2012

If you want staff to fuss around you ... get neck massages, aromatherapy, pedicures, manicures, and 5-course dinners on your room ... this place is NOT for you! If, however, you are looking for a place extremely close to the Cornell campus, in beautiful and well-preserved 1970s style, no-nonsense accommodation, this is the place for you.

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Brasil
Reviewed 21 August 2012

It was a long weekend just before leaving for NYC, and we had just left the house we had rented for the summer. So, we styed at this inn. The staff was fantastic; comfortable beds (we had a king size bed); new bathrooms; everything perfectly clean. besides, its location near Cornell University and Downtown Ithaca allows for nice walks. Right...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Stayed here for an alumni event at Cornell. It is definitely the closest place to campus and collegetown that wont have you emptying your bank account for a very average hotel (Statler). Yes it looks sketchy, yes the decor is very 70s, they even inconspicuously leave a bible out for you turned to a verse about not having sex and...

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Williamstown NJ
Reviewed 4 June 2012

We stayed there for our 1st night in ithaca for wine tasting at the local wineries. The location is very convenient for visiting Cornell University or downtown Ithaca NY. Checkin was easy and the clerk was friendly. The clerk was very helpful pointing out sightseeing spots and places to eat. The Hotel is older and the rooms were small and...

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Montoursville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 March 2012

As a child we would often visit Ithaca for all it's scenery! the Hillside Inn has a great location, staff is very helpful and kind! There was no doubt where we stay in Ithaca....The Hillside Inn!

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Maryland
Reviewed 15 November 2011

We enjoyed a weekend stay at the HIllside Inn. It's an older place without many of the features of more modern motels. But the room was clean and quiet and comfortable and the proximity to the campus was great.

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Peachtree City, Georgia
Reviewed 30 July 2011

My husband I recently stayed at the Hillside Inn to attend a family function. The stay at the inn was great. The room rate was reasonable and the room was clean and quiet. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The location was close to restaurants and Cornell University. There was also a local bus service to the downtown Ithaca area.

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 30 July 2011

Our family just celebrated our son's wedding in Ithaca NY. Since we hosted out of town guests we offered three options of local hotels for our guests to choose from. For our guests on a budget we encouraged them to choose the Hillside Inn. They could not have been more pleased. They experienced wonderful hospitality and the convenience of being...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hillside Inn is located right next to the campus of Cornell University. We offer reasonable rates and provide free parking, free Wi Fi, free local and long distance calls, and complimentary Continental Breakfast.Extended stay rates are available.Rooms have color cable TV, private bath, AC, daily room service.We are in Collegetown and a short walk to numerous restaurants.Our friendly staff are here to make your stay a pleasant one! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillside Inn

Address: 518 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-3815
Region: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range: £47 - £95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Hillside Hotel Ithaca
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“AVOID THE HOTEL!!!! unless you like sleeping in a dirty bed full of hair.”
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“Don't stay here!”
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“back rooms have nice views”
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“Go to another hotel.”
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“I would never recommend this place to anyone. At any price it is a scary place.”
 of 5 bubbles CindyW531, 23 Feb 2013 | Read review
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