First off you need to recognize that Ithaca, NY has about the worst collection of accommodations of any college town this size in the USA. That being said, we enjoyed our stay at the quirky, competent William Henry Miller Inn. Big pluses were the aforementioned location--you can leave your car for the weekend and walk almost everywhere-- two blocks from the Commons and near all the shops and restaurants. The Inn itself is quality--excellent gourmet breakfasts, comfortable beds and a friendly owner. Free wi-fi as well! There are a few negatives--the lighting in the rooms is bad, the steam heat oppressive one night and fine the next, etc. The TV is tiny and the room set up not terrific. But the price was good (especially since breakfast is included) and we had a very nice stay. We recommend it highly and will be back again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the heart of downtown Ithaca, is the award winning William Henry Miller Inn. Built by Cornell University's first architecture student, the details are stunning--chestnut woodwork, Tiffany stained glass, original shutters. Our full breakfast features all homemade breads and English Muffins and our evening dessert buffet is the perfect way to end the day. ... more less