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    Best Western University Inn

    1020 Ellis Hollow Rd, East Hill Plaza, Ithaca, NY 14850-2808
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          US$171
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          Overview
          • Excellent26%
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          • Average22%
          • Poor11%
          • Terrible7%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 13 April 2017

          It's a nice hotel with spacious rooms and bathrooms. The staff is nice and the breakfast is decent. I really wish they didn't water down their juice at breakfast. The location is good if you are visiting Cornell or areas close to it. There are...More

          Helpful?
          Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn

          Thank for your kind words about the hotel. I do apologize for the phone not working in your room. I have also forwarded your comments to our housekeeping department about the carpet. We hope see you again! Best, Jim McMann

          Reviewed 13 April 2017

          One really big plus is a free shuttle that will bring you to the downtown of Ithaca for dinner! You should eat at Moosewood and Collegetown Bagels also excellent. The rooms look out at either a parking lot or a road so no views, but...More

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          Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn

          Dear Anne, What a great review and glad you had a good night's rest. It is true that Ithaca does have a number of great restaurants. When you come back, you should check out Agava, right around the corner. If you show your room key,...More

          Reviewed 13 April 2017

          I stayed with my family there with purpose of visiting my sister who is studying at Cornell. This seemed like very affordable option, not too far from campus. Hotel is older but clean and room was big and comfortable. Staff is very helpful and that...More

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          Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn

          We appreciate your comments about the Best Western University Inn. Yes, we are only 1/2 mile from campus and the shuttle will take you wherever you want to go at Cornell University. We hope to see you again in the future! Best, Jim McMann

          Reviewed 13 April 2017

          The hotel was a bit difficult to get to, located in the back of a large strip mall. The rooms are shabby; water stains on the ceiling, peeling wallpaper, lots of dust behind the night table. Breakfast was standard motel fair- no better, no worse...More

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          Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn

          Dear Sandy, How disappointing to see your review, especially when many guests have remarked on great the breakfast is. However, there is no excuse for the state of the room you encountered. We have a daily meeting to discuss guest issues and this will be...More

          Reviewed 7 April 2017

          I recommend this hotel as it is a super convenient stay given its location adjacent to Cornell. The staff are also super nice, as my shuttle driver waited for me to make sure I caught the bus back home. The front desk staff are also...More

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          Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University Inn

          We do appreciate your positive review of the hotel and gratified to hear about the service you encountered during your stay. We look forward to when you return to Ithaca in the future. Best, Jim McMann

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$122 - US$270 (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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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          suerubb
          Do you have a gym with Cardio equipment?
          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
          We do not want to rent a car. Do you have a free shuttle service from airport to hotel? Do you also have free shuttle service from hotel to Collegetown or Cornell campus?
          14 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
          How is the pool?
          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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          "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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          "a good room is far, far away"
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          "Hotel promises pet-free rooms, but broke that promise!"
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