Located within a mile (2 km) of Robert J. Kane Sports Complex, Best Western University Inn is within 2 miles (3 km) of Cornell Plantations. This 101-room hotel has conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. Near the airport, the hotel is also close to Six Mile Creek Vineyard and Cornell University.


Start your day off right with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast, served each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM.


All of Best Western University Inn's 101 air-conditioned rooms provide fireplaces, sofa beds, and refrigerators. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls are other standard amenities.

Property features

Guests of Best Western University Inn enjoy a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free airport shuttle. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, coffee/tea in a common area, and free newspapers.


  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Free airport shuttle

Best Western University Inn

1020 Ellis Hollow Rd Ithaca NY 14850

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Best Western University Inn features a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This hotel offers access to a business center. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. This Ithaca hotel also offers coffee/tea in a common area, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a fireplace in the lobby. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 101 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Free self parking 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Best Western University Inn offers 101 air-conditioned accommodations with fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed 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.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Fireplace 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free local calls 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per accommodation, per day (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • 2 per room (up to 80 lb)
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per day (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.

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