The William Henry Miller Inn

The William Henry Miller Inn

303 North Aurora Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
United States
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Toll Free (877) 256-4553 ; Local (607) 256-4553
Average rate/night $213.97
Check Availability *Rooms starting at 195.00

Ithaca, New York? Small city, big personality, and so much to do! The William Henry Miller Inn is known as the showpiece of downtown Ithaca, combining beautiful architectural details with comfort amenities like wireless internet, all private baths, a business center, and on-site parking. Just blocks from Cornell University and minutes from Ithaca College, the inn is steps from fifty of the area's finest restaurants. Walk to campus via Cascadilla Gorge just around the corner or walk the ten blocks to the breathtaking Ithaca Falls.

Our goal is to make you feel right at home as soon as you walk through the doors. Smells of homemade bread and baking dessert always fill the William Henry Miller Inn. We do hope you'll come visit and enjoy the area as much as we do!

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For the comfort of our guests, we are a non smoking facility and are able to accommodate children twelve and over.
Our Garner Suite is pet friendly and guests will most likely meet Lucy, a senior mixed breed small dog who has one heck of a wag!

  • Minimum Stay Required: Weekends, Holidays
  • Inkeepers Pets: Inside
  • Pet Friendly: Yes
  • Smoking Policy: Outside Only
  • Family Friendly: Over 12


  • Inn Amenities Refine Search: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property

Food & Wine

Plain and simple. We LOVE food. We LOVE breakfast. And we love to offer a dessert buffet nightly.

Breakfast is offered within a two hour window so that guests can come early, late or stay the entire time! Beginning with sweet breads, a choice of juice and always available coffee and tea, they then progress to a fruit course and choice of either sweet or savory entree with all the accompaniments. Bread of the day is always homemade and may be a homemade English Muffin; Wheat with Black Sesame Seeds; Honey Oat or Country White.

For those guests leaving before breakfast, a packed breakfast is always an option.

About 7PM, guests will find homemade desserts on the side board in the dining room. Always faced with the dilemma of "should I try it all at once", the choices may be a Triple Chocolate Cake; our reknowned White Chocolate Brownies; everyone's favorite...Lemon Bars or choose from the three or four selections of cookies. Fruit....for the strong of always available.

Our beverage cart is always available in the Dining Room as well. Coffee, an assortment of tea, syrups, hot chocolate and homemade marshmallows are available. The Guest Pantry offers bottled water and soft drinks and a wine cooler is available for guests use.

  • Meals Offered: Breakfast
  • Breakfast: Complimentary
  • Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Communal
  • Breakfast Service: Full
  • Offered Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee/Tea
  • Special Diets Accommodated: Yes
  • Restaurant on Premises: No
  • Pub/Tavern on Premises: No
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Rooms & Suites

We want comfort to be the key word at The William Henry Miller Inn. All of our nine guest rooms have a private bath; cable television; hair dryer; hand ironed sheets; CD player; Casablanca fan; wireless Internet access and, in the warmer weather, air conditioning.

Four rooms are on the second floor of the Inn; three on the third floor (all on the third floor have individual heat controls) and two are in The Carriage House.

The Garner Suite in The Carriage House has private entrance; separate sitting room; individual heat controls and is pet friendly.

Aurora in The Carriage House is a most comfortable room with private entrance; individual heat controls, porch and is fully ADA approved handicap accessible.

  • Accommodations: Suites, Adjoining rooms/suites
  • # Rooms: 9
  • Beds: Twin, Queen, King
  • Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Antique Furnishings, Bathrobes, Fireplaces, Hair dryers, Private Entrance, Rollaway Available, Telephones, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi, Alarm Clocks, Laundry Service
  • Entertainment: Cable TV , DVD/Blu-Ray Players, iPod Docking Stations, Music Library, Video Library
  • Safes: Front Desk
  • Handicap Accessible: Full ADA
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Guest Services

We try to live by two words---abundance (when it comes to our food) and anticipation. Anticipation in knowing what our guests will need.
Ironing needed? Just let us know. You won't find ironing boards in our guest rooms since that is something that we will take care of for you.
It really is our pleasure to take care of what is needed whether it be theater tickets; a dinner reservation; directions; where to find the best Finger Lakes name it. We are here to make your stay a comfortable and memorable as possible.

  • Internet Services: Wired, Wireless, Complimentary
  • Corporate Rates: Yes
  • Front Desk/Security: Onsite
  • Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Services, Business Center, GLBT Friendly, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station
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Location Type

  • Location Type: City/Metro

Weddings & Events

The William Henry Miller Inn is a perfect place for very small weddings and elopements.
Our main stair case is a bride's dream and ceremonies can be arranged in any of our Common Rooms or in the garden in good weather.

  • Weddings & Events Capacity: 1-19
  • Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement
  • Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner, Officiant, Caterer
  • Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor

Business Travel & Events

A perfect spot for small meetings and retreats, The Miller Inn offers common rooms comfortable and conducive to production! Conference tables, easels, wireless Internet and a quiet atmosphere all add to the comfort of our guests.

Continental breakfasts; always available beverages; luncheon if you wish; afternoon snacks of cookies right out of the oven, homemade hot chocolate with real whipped cream and homemade marshmallows.........your wish need only be expressed!

  • Max Capacity Theater: 15
  • Max Capacity Classroom: 15
  • Max Capacity Boardroom: 15
  • Total Rooms Sq Footage: 500
  • Total Meeting Rooms: 3
  • Meeting Facilities: Indoor
  • Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering
  • Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social
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