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    Best Western University Inn

    1020 Ellis Hollow Rd, East Hill Plaza, Ithaca, NY 14850-2808
    +1 855-570-8641
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
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    • Average22%
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    • Terrible7%
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    “shuttle service” (25 reviews)
    “high ceiling” (8 reviews)
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    Reviewed 20 April 2016

    This hotel was fine for a Best Western. It's primary strength is it's location, only a mile or so from the Cornell Campus, making it very convenient. The quality was adequate; room was large enough and had all the required appointments. Shortcomings were as follows:...More

    Thank M W
    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 21 April 2016

    Dear MW, We appreciate your feedback during your recent stay. We are extremely lucky with proximity to the Cornell campus. I'm glad that the housekeeping staff responded by changing the sheets the following morning. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards,...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2016

    Nothing worked, not even the alarm clock. And when I put in a wake up call they were late 3 days in a row. TV was barely watchable and room heater wouldn't even heat the joint. I wouldn't even bring a hooker back to this...More

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    Reviewed 16 April 2016

    Front Desk staff and manager are phenomenal, very friendly and professional. The hotel it self is very outdated and run down. However, it is very close to Cornell so it is convenient if you are there for a conference or seminar. The biggest down fall...More

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    Thank Jeffery R
    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 18 April 2016

    Dear Jeffrey, Thank you for your comments on the manager and our staff. Although we are not perfect, we do try to satisfy the needs of the customer. We are disappointed that your felt the decor of the hotel was outdated. We will continue to...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2016

    What started out to be less than pleasant, ended up being more than fine. In the past I have not had good experiences with Best Western Hotels and had stopped booking with them over 10 years ago. I always had issues with them screwing up...More

    Thank Allison A
    Reviewed 11 April 2016

    My daughter and I were in Ithaca for a college event and were a little disappointed in the set up of the hotel, with the rooms across a little alley from the front desk. They were also not the most luxurious (cold air coming in...More

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    Thank Lizanne S
    Response from Best47958, Director of Sales at Best Western University InnResponded 15 April 2016

    Dear Lizanne, We apologize about the misinformation about the shuttle to Ithaca College. We do take guests to that campus. We posted your review at the front desk and we this will not be an issue in the future. We hope to see you for...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
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    • US$108 - US$234 (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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    Eamonn K
    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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    "Room 215 was nice with good access to the free parking. Grocery store 2 minutes walk."
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    "Some rooms have fireplaces."
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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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