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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a nice place to stay if near Cornell or Ithaca. Rooms with fireplaces very nice. Breakfast is good, van service great. Van service allows you to not have to deal with parking in town or on campus. Staff very attentive. Ive stayed here on a number of occasions.

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Evans Mills New York
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our motel experience met our needs and that is all we ask for. The room was clean, the beds comfortable, and the price was reasonable for the area. There are several common areas where people can gather and visit. A downstairs one is fairly private. A comfortable chair in the room would have been nice, but not needed.We were more... More 

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Schenectady, NY, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though an older facility, the updates certain make this a pleasant & comfortable place to stay in ithaca. Quite convenient to CU campus with easy parking. No odor of tobacco! Staff positive and willing to assist.

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Stamford, CT, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is adjacent to Cornell campus. It provides low cost accommodation in a relatively convenient location. Hotel was clean and reasonably comfortable. Major drawback is noise level. My room was adjacent to busy areas but my coworker was assigned a more remote location and was disturbed by hall traffic throughout the night, too. Sound proofing poor!

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Thank Judith K
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though this room was a bit expensive for a older property. It was more than $200 for a Saturday night, and was not worth that money. We booked for a wedding that had rooms blocked. The rooms had some upgrades, like flat screen TV's, and furniture, over all this Hotel is very dated.

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Best47958, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kelly, Thanks for taking time to respond to us. I have printed this response and forwarded to our general manager and maintenance department. Best, Jim McMann More 

Johnstown, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel! Very clean, large, comfortable rooms. Vaulted ceiling in room over seating area. Very unexpected from outside, which looks more like a motel. Breakfast was good, but could use more room as it was very crowded. My only complaint was the not so friendly front desk staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was helpful and the breakfast plentiful with sufficient variety. The room was satisfactory. Could use a bit of updating in the rooms. Conveniently located. There appears to be public transportation with a stop very close to the front of the property which goes all around the Cornell Campus.

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New York, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was not inexpensive ($209) but the mattresses were awful (lumpy, very soft) and this pet friendly hotel had us next to a barking dog whose owner had left it in the room. Same dog woke us a 6:45 on Sunday. There are much better options in Ihaca although the hotel is very convenient for Cornell.

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Pasadena, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been travelling for the past week and this is the 4th hotel that we have stayed in (we are in Ithaca for a wedding, and this is the wedding hotel). It is the most expensive (including Niagara Falls Sheraton, the least comfortable, the fewest amenities, and the least friendly). First, the pros: (1) the room is large and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is fine and staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was nice. On the other hand the room was expensive. . beds are really small for 2 people and the hotel corridor is a bit smelly. Fu the room was expensive

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Best47958, Director of Sales at BEST WESTERN University Inn, responded to this review

Dear atab67, I are glad that you enjoyed the hotel, breakfast and staff. We do have rooms with two queen size beds that might be more comfortable for your next stay. We also have many other dates during the year that may be affordable. Please don't hesitate to contact us again should you be returning to the Ithaca area. Best,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located only 1/2 mile from Cornell University and 12 minutes from Ithaca College, the hotel is located in the East Hill Plaza, location of 5 eateries, 24 hour grocery store and pharmacy. Hotel is approximately 1 mile from downtown Ithaca. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN University Inn

Address: 1020 Ellis Hollow Rd, East Hill Plaza, Ithaca, NY 14850-2808
Location: United States > New York > Finger Lakes > Ithaca
Price Range: $141 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN University Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Best Western University Hotel Ithaca
Best Western Ithaca
Ithaca Best Western
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#9 Business Hotel in Ithaca
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