Best Western University Inn - Ithaca

1020 Ellis Hollow Road, Ithaca, 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

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Overview

The charming Best Western University Inn is a 3-star property placed 27.1 km from Cayuga Lake. Best Western University Inn has been welcoming guests to its tasteful rooms since 1987.

The venue is 3.6 km away from Ithaca College. The city center lies within 4 km from the venue.

A cathedral, an university campus and a college are set within walking distance.

Best Western University Inn is within a 10-minute drive to Tompkins County airport.

Rooms

There are 101 guestrooms featuring twin room for single use, holiday home and style king room equipped with free wireless internet, a trouser press, a fireplace, television and heating. Room facilities include a small fridge, a microwave and coffee/tea makers as well as a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

Those staying at Best Western University Inn can sit down to a deluxe breakfast. Serving a wide range of dishes, AGAVA Restaurant and Wings Over Ithaca can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

The property offers a business center, a conference room and a copier for business guests staying at Best Western University Inn.

Relax

A seasonal outdoor pool and a golf course are available at the hotel. Guests may choose from a gym and a fitness centre as well as horse riding and lawn tennis to spend their time actively.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   101.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Television in lobby
  • 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
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • 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
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, United States, 14850-2808

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City Center
  • Ithaca
    3.3 km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Wings Over Ithaca
    150 m
  • AGAVA Restaurant (cuisine: Southwestern)
    340 m
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
  • 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:

    65 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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

[NON-REFUNDABLE]-2 Double Bed( Non-Smoking, Third Bed Is A Sofabed, High Speed Internet Access, Mini Fridge, Coffee Maker, Continental Breakfast)

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

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Fireplace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Free local calls
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Jacuzzi
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 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

Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Holiday Home
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Fireplace
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  • 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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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

Standard|QUADRUPLE TWO QUEEN BEDS NON SMOKING

Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Bedding:Sofa bed
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
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  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • 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

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  • 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 Center3.3 km

Sport related

Stadiums

Museums

  • Johnson Art Museum2.5 km
  • DE Witt Historical Society2.6 km
  • Ithaca Academy of Dance3.0 km
  • Sciencenter3.7 km

Parks

Halls

  • Savage Hall1.7 km
  • Fellowship Hall3.3 km
  • Southview Community Ctr3.4 km
  • Northside Community Ctr3.8 km
  • Ellis Hollow Community Ctr Inc3.8 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Cornell University-Engineer1.7 km
  • Cornell Cinema1.7 km
  • Empire State College State2.8 km
  • Cornell University Golf2.9 km

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Sapsucker Woods Bird Sanctuary4.2 km

Public parking

College Campuses

Local attractions

  • Cornell Plantations1.6 km
    1 Plantations Rd, Ithaca
  • The History Center2.6 km
    401 East State Street, Ithaca
  • Sciencenter3.8 km
    601 1st St, Ithaca
  • Johnson Museum of Art2.4 km
    114 Central Avenue, Ithaca
  • Ithaca Falls Natural Area3.2 km
    399 Lake St, Ithaca

Restaurants nearby

  • Wings Over Ithaca150 m

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

    71% likes this, based on 47 reviews

  • Ling Ling Garden420 m

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

    Cuisine: Chinese

  • AGAVA Restaurant340 m

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

    62% likes this, based on 134 reviews
    Cuisine: Southwestern
    Price Range: CAD 6 - CAD 31

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 41 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Very nice room for the price.

    Needs better lighting in the bathroom for applying makeup!!

  • Family with children
    6.2

    Location

    Old rooms, dark, decor was very dated.

  • Family with children
    6.4

    Good location near the Ithaca schools.

    Construction made it hard to locate and it felt tucked away in a residential area.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Room was more spacious than some I've been in and was amazingly quiet compared to other hotels I've stayed in where I can hear neighbors through the walls and in the halls.

    The heater in the room worked, but was a bit tempermental; the fireplace barely let off a "blue-glow"...not really a fire, which would have been a nice option given the option of the heater which we ran on high until the room was stiffling then shut it off. (Also, quite a stiff breeze of cold air coming in "under" the fireplace even when it was running).

  • Family with children
    8.2

    It was easy to find and convenient to Ithaca College. Pool area was nice and well kept. Staff was very nice.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    All of the staff was very helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Breakfast was included. The fact that you had a shuttle to take us to Sage Chapel was incredible. It allowed us to relax and enjoy my Godson's wedding.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Staff, service. They have a shutter facility to take people anywhere

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Transportation. A local public bus stop was located 500 yds from the hotel and arrived/departed every 15 minutes: an all-day pass was available at low cost from various points in Ithaca. One could book the hotel transit to go/return from campus or any local attraction at minimal cost (tip or no tip). Although the Inn seemed at first to be somewhat isolated the ready transportation gave one considerable freedom to shop, attend meetings, eat at good campus and local restaurants and to return to a restful location. The breakfast was good and plentiful, and the breakfast room frequently and attentively refreshed by a dedicated staff member. Everyone was friendly and helpful.

    The key system was a repeating irritation. I think over several days we had to make 8 return trips to the hotel desk to get the two key cards replaced and operable. I felt uncomfortable about the presence of a large dog in the dining room during breakfast. It did not appear to be a service dog, although it was well-behaved: Dogs are not clean animals and I think the owner should have been advised that the dog should not be near food. I wish all hotels would make a serious effort to be environmentally conscious.

  • Single
    5.8

    Close to the university and convenient access with buses passing through the location.

    Airconditioner (heat/cool dual function) roars up every now and then in a freezing night, even as you turned it off because of its noise. Some of the rooms do not have comforter/duvet, except a thin layer of bedspread. When asked, hotel staff did not provide something warmer, but another layer of heavy but no-warmth bedspread. She was kind and responsive, but obviously had no power beyond certain limit I suppose. Hotel, as I was told, is undergoing renovation, so hopefully there will be improvements on these basics, so the travelers can at least sleep through the night.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Everyone was nice and the shuttle service was super! Would for sure stay again!

  • Couple
    6.2

    I liked the big room and the ample choice of tv channels. The room was OK. Nothing special, but a good place to get to other venues. There were also a few stores nearby which was very convenient.

    The lighting was a bit off - that's a thing they could address. Maybe just different lightbulbs, some warmer light. And some more light, too.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    It was fine, nothing special, nothing bad, adequate.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Nice complimentary breakfast - we enjoyed the outdoor pool.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    They had a service for picking up and dropping off customers which was very good and quick. The driver was always friendly and polite.

    Unfortunately, all the rooms were on the ground floor and the one in which we were staying in had a window which would not close and a noisy fridge.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Pillows

    Air conditioner - old, loud and musty smelling

How to reach hotel

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

Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Ithaca
    3.3 km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Wings Over Ithaca
    150 m
  • AGAVA Restaurant (cuisine: Southwestern)
    340 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    101