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University Inn

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   2655 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, CA 93710
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Ranked #41 of 65 hotels in Fresno
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bakersfield, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Like many hotels nowadays, it shows its age but the owners are staying on top of it. The room was clean; bed comfy; bathroom decent. AC and heater worked well. There wasn't a fridge or micro in the room but I don't believe hubby requested one. We were just overnighting it anyway. Fantastic pool. It was 90+ degrees when we... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here twice with my therapy dog and their is a 100 cash deposit and room is about the same after tax. Rooms are not clean nor kept up very well especially for the $. Stayed at a roadway 2nd night for 70$ way cleaner and fuss over dog.

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UniversityInnFresno, General Manager at University Inn, responded to this review

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Munich, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

For one night it's okay. The room was clean, a little bit old fashioned and the smell wasn't quite nice, but nothing really bad. The staff was very friendly. The location is close to restaurants and supermarket (Main Street). Also you get a 10% off when eating at the brew house (2 miles away). All in all for one night... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Was here for business. Didn't really get much sleep due to noise outside. I can hear everything it seems those people were just next door. It didn't stop until 3 am had to get up @ 7 am. The room was clean but not sure about the sheets. I was scratching after. Not worth $72.!!!!! Breast fast was from a... More

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UniversityInnFresno, Manager at University Inn, responded to this review

Hello, thank you so much for the review. Please accept my apologies for not making your stay a better one. More

United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I booked a room for 4 nights, with two queen beds. As I was traveling with pets, I was unaware of the pet policy other than they were accepted. I did not know that the pets weight combined could not exceed 65 pounds and that it would also cost 20.00 more, per pet, for a room until I arrived at... More

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UniversityInnFresno, Manager at University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I use every review to make sure I correct potential problems. I'm sorry you had a tough time locating our pet policy in our website. All major booking engines have our hotel listed as a pet friendly hotel and asks the traveller to contact the hotel for specific pet policies. As a pet owner, I... More

Aarau, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We booked two rooms for one night. The rooms were clean and comfortable but nothing special. It was the least expensive motel I could find that didn't look like a complete dump. The breakfast was included and met our basic needs. We used the hotel as a low cost stop over between Kings Canyon and Yosemite and it served our... More

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UniversityInnFresno, Manager at University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. I use every comment to better our quality of service to guests. This is certainly not the exception and therefore we have remodelled over half of our rooms. Please be sure to ask for one on your next stay. I thank you again for the great review! Sincerely, Management More

Fresno, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I've passed this hotel many times. Their sign outside advertises at $59 special. However, that offer wasn't available when I booked (a week BEFORE our planned stay). I requested a mini-fridge for medication, which was in the room at check-in time. But, it was hot (not plugged in) and took 24 hours to get semi-cool. The rooms are clean and... More

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UniversityInnFresno, Manager at University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. I'm sorry you could not get the advertised rate. Our managers special has a few rooms allocated at that rate. If you booked for a busy day, specially if its a concert, the allocated rooms are depleted fast. I appreciate you taking the time to review the hotel. Sincerely, Management More

El Dorado Hills, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

This Motel was right across the street from Fresno University and From the SaveMart Center. Single women, Felt safe. Walk next door for a deli and A Starbucks. Easy on/off to Freeway. The rooms are all older decor and carpet older too, It really needs some freshing up but for a few day's stay while doing an event at the... More

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UniversityInnFresno, Manager at University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the response! Next time you come to Fresno ask for our newly remodeled rooms. For future reference we also have Irons and blow dryers upon request. I appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel. More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012 via mobile

I have been staying at the University Inn every so often over the past 6 years. They are located close to so many things including Fresno State University. I have never had a problem with dirty rooms, unprofessional staff, random smells or anything of the sort. I have always enjoyed my stay there and plan on visiting soon! Overall it's... More

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UniversityInnFresno, Manager at University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. I am glad our efforts have paid off. Have you seen our newly remodeled rooms? If not, please ask for them on your next stay. Sincerely, Management More

Beringen, Belgium
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Worst place we've ever stayed at! The rooms smelled funny. The carpet and chairs showed dirty stains... The sheets were dusty en made me itchy. I felt dirty after sleeping at this place. The rooms were overall real dirty, and old, this place urgently needs a full make-over!!!! Plus the service was poorly and the wifi did not work, annoying... More

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UniversityInnFresno, Manager at University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, every comment is used to correct any problems we might have in our property. We have a 24hr maintenance staff that can help you with any problems you might have during your stay. Regarding the internet, I personally made sure every guest has internet. Except for when our service was being upgraded two months ago... More

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Address: 2655 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, CA 93710
Location: United States > California > Fresno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — University Inn 1.5*
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Also Known As:
University Hotel Fresno
University Motel Fresno

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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This is a two story, 24 hr hotel located in Fresno, California, directly adjacent to Fresno State University and the new SaveMarket Center. We are close to many fine restaurants, shopping centers, theaters, and are near freeway access to Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. Guests may enjoy the spa and pool and the fine setting of Fresno's bustling northeast University district. All rooms feature free high speed internet connection, and guests may enjoy a free expanded continental breakfast. ... more   less 
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