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    Best Western University Inn

    1020 Ellis Hollow Rd, East Hill Plaza, Ithaca, NY 14850-2808
    +1 855-570-8641
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Just what you'd expect from a Best Western. May have to drive toward area your room is. All the basics. Big rooms. Nothing fancy. Helpful and pleasant front desk. Breakfast is included - serve yourself. Is near a shopping plaza with grocery store, liquor, gas....More

    Thank Kathleen C
    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 3 weeks ago

    HI, Kathleen, Thanks so much for your review of our hotel! I hope you took advantage of the 10% discount at Agava Restaurant for all hotel guests. Please let us know when you are returning to the Ithaca are in the area. Best, Jim McMann

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I was skeptical of possible noise because of "university" in the name, but this hotel is quiet. This hotel is very near Cornell University classrooms in a strip-mall environment that isn't near the main campus. Students drive to and from these classrooms. The area is...More

    Thank bobfox98
    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear bobfox, Thank you for the encouraging review. Although the title says "University", technically we are a suburban area, and only 1/2 mile from the campus. Should you stay with us in the future, you can request the 200 building which is the main building...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Large rooms in a well-run hotel featuring easy access to Cornell. Excellent value with ample parking & excellent breakfast. Front desk management & staff provided excellent advice in guiding us to very enjoyable dining venues and nearby sites/museums.

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    Thank waynecs2017
    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thanks for you wonderful review of the hotel. These comments make us especially proud of what we offer to our guests. We look forward to you returning to Ithaca in the future! Best, Jim McMann

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Overpriced, but only good option close to Cornell University. The property is aging and not being maintained. My room had no seal on the A/C between the room and outdoors - so essentially I had to run the fan 24X7 to get a comfortable temperature....More

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    Thank Charles L
    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Charles, Our apologies for the noise you experienced during your stay. We have also printed your comments about the room and have forwarded to our maintenance person. We hope to see you again in the future. Sincerely, Jim McMann

    Reviewed 16 October 2017

    We were attending a wedding at Celebrations near Ithaca and this was the hotel recommended by the wedding part. The rooms were clean and comfortable. They offered a complimentary shuttle to and from the venue. The van was a little small for the amount of...More

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    Thank Steven S
    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 5 weeks ago

    Dear Steven, Thanks for your comments on your stay with us. I hope the wedding was a big success and glad offering the free shuttle to Celebrations worked for you. We are sorry you missed the breakfast. We would love to see you again if...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$108 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Business Hotel in Ithaca
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 101
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    suerubb
    7 April 2017|
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    Response from Best47958 | Property representative |
    Yes and it open 24 hours. The workout room is on the lower level of the hotel in the main building.
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    Donna C
    13 March 2017|
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    Response from Best47958 | Property representative |
    We do have free shuttle service to and from the airport, as well as to Cornell and Collegetown. The shuttle runs from 7am-11pm daily.
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    Eamonn K
    31 July 2015|
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    Response from sjk5243 | Reviewed this property |
    Small. Not sure of exact size but not big enough for laps. During My visit it was clean and there were chairs and tables to relax. It has been very warm in Western NY this summer so I'm sure the temp of the pool is warm... More
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    "Room 215 was nice with good access to the free parking. Grocery store 2 minutes walk."
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    "Some rooms have fireplaces."
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    "Stay away from entry/exit doors to minimize noise"
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    "I was on the 400's side of the complex. Very quiet."
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