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    Best Western University Inn

    1020 Ellis Hollow Rd, East Hill Plaza, Ithaca, NY 14850-2808
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    1 - 5 of 480 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This hotel is old. The AC was Loud but worked. When we walked in, the room was freezing and the temperature was at 64 degree. Not much choice in the town, all hotel were at 200 dollars and up. For the price it's not worth...More

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    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks for your review. We would have liked the opportunity to change your room since the a/c was loud. We do have several discounts available. We hope you will reconsider us should you return to Ithaca in the future. Best, Jim McMann

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 13 April 2017

    We stayed one night to visit a colleague who studies at Cornell. This place is literally one right turn away from the campus. So, easy to navigate. I really don't understand how this place is difficult to get to; "Google Map" Anyhow, check in was...More

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    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 14 April 2017

    Dear Jun, We are so glad you enjoyed the hotel during your recent stay. It can be difficult to find the hotel as our address is "1020 Ellis Hollow Road", but we actually face Pine Tree Road. Finally, thank you for your comments about the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Clean, comfortable, accessible parking, spacious room and bathroom. Close proximity to food, gas and colleges. Unfortunately we missed breakfast but there appeared to be many options. Would definitely choose this again.More

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    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 1 week ago

    Dear njmom, Thanks for much for your review. I think our proximity to the Cornell campus a great asset along with our free shuttle service. We are sorry about the breakfast, but Collegetown Bagels in the plaza is a great second location for breakfast. We...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    located at the outskirts of a shopping center, a 24 hour supermarket, restaurants are in walking distance Nice clean rooms, decent breakfast! Staff was very helpful I would def come back here when going to Ithaca againMore

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    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 1 week ago

    It was great to see your review today. The East Hill Plaza has a number of great eateries and a 24 hour grocery store. Wednesdays, the Farmer's Market opens in the East Hill, next to the RiteAid Pharmacy. We hope to see you again in...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I am a frequent traveler to the Ithaca area and have been to this hotel many times. The staff is always very kind and offer a warm welcome. The rooms however always seem to be dirty. I have found used towels, dirty bed sheets, liquids...More

    Thank dakotalowe1016
    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Dakota, First of all, thanks for being one of our long term visitors and appreciate your patronage. I am distressed, however, with your comments on the state of your room. I am printing this comment for our housekeeping department. We hope to see you...More

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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$146 - US$247 (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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    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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