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Overview of Best Western University Inn

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Guest reviews

3.9 / 5Good
1,211 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Map

Highlights

Popular LocationCornell University3 min drive
Popular LocationIthaca Commons6 min drive
RestaurantBurger King2 min walk
RestaurantAgava7 min walk
AirportIthaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional)12 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Fireplace

    Room amenities

    • 262 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Jetted Tub

    Room amenities

    • 260 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible, Bathtub

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking (Shower Only)

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Jetted Tub

    Room amenities

    • 260 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (with Sofabed)

    Room amenities

    • 296 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Double Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Fireplace

    Room amenities

    • 299 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Bathtub

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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About this area

Ithaca

Located in Ithaca, Best Western University Inn is connected to a shopping center. Ithaca Commons and Shops at Ithaca Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Cayuga Lake and Buttermilk Falls State Park. Don't miss out on a visit to EcoVillage at Ithaca. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, and don't miss out on the ice skating and snowshoeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cornell University - 3 min drive
  • Ithaca Commons - 6 min drive
  • Dewitt Park - 7 min drive
  • State Theatre of Ithaca - 7 min drive
  • Ithaca Falls Natural Area - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Burger King - 2 min walk
  • Agava - 7 min walk
  • Coal Yard Cafe - 18 min walk
  • Starbucks - 3 min drive
  • Dunkin' Donuts - 3 min drive

About this property

Best Western University Inn

Adventure hotel connected to a shopping center in Ithaca with free breakfast
A 24-hour fitness center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a seasonal outdoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle. Other amenities include a business center, dry cleaning, and a 24-hour front desk. All 101 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Free weekday newspapers, free local calls, and ceiling fans are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Best Western University Inn offers 101 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Free RV/bus/truck parking
Electric car charging station
Free roundtrip airport shuttle from 7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Food and drink

Free buffet breakfast available daily 7 AM–10 AM
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

24-hour fitness center
Public winery tours
Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Free cribs/infant beds
Refrigerator
Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe
Vending machine
Water dispenser

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Luggage storage

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Business center
Meeting rooms

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Ceiling fan
Free cribs/infant beds
Linens

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination
Towels

Entertainment

Cable channels
Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Refrigerator

More

Desk
Free local calls
Free newspapers (weekdays)
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 5:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Airport shuttle service is available on request from 7:30 AM to 11:00 PM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per accommodation, per day (maximum USD 100 per stay)
2 per room (up to 80 lbs)
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

American Express
Diners Club
Discover
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 30 per accommodation, per day (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The seasonal pool will be open from June to September
Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Best Western University Inn Ithaca
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University Best Western
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Frequently asked questions

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
333
4 - Good
547
3 - Okay
219
2 - Mediocre
84
1 - Poor
28
4.0
Cleanliness
4.1
Service and Staff
3.9
Amenities
3.8
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Conveniently located, close to Cornell university. Quiet and clean.

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Excellent staff. Great place to stay while in Ithaca NY

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Although I came while this virus is going on, the staff was friendly and helpful. The room was spacious and clean. Loved the fireplace in my room. Will definitely stay here when I come back this summer.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

3/5

  • Disliked: Staff & service

The gentleman working in the evening was rude and not helpful at all.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020