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University Inn

2.0 of 5 925 4th Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Conveniently located four blocks off campus and adjacent to the interstate my wife and I have stayed here twice while visiting with our daughter who is a student at the University of Minnesota, and will come back again. The rooms are clean and functional, and the staff is very friendly. Each room comes with a kitchenette, however being in Dinkeytown... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place with lots of character. Very clean, great staff. We will surely go back when we are in the area. The staff was very helpful in suggesting means of transportation and finding a breakfast restaurant. She even looked up the menu on the computer for us!

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Naperville, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are retired, frequent travelers; and are always on the lookout for clean, comfortable, reasonably priced places to stay. I don't normally write reviews, as most places are pretty much what you'd expect, and are for the most part "forgetable". However, I think the University Inn is worthy of mention. Our room was clean and comfortable with a kitchenette. The... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location was convenient for campus and Dinkytown access on foot. The most impressive amenity was the cleanliness, friendly and helpful staff. Complimentary lattes, coffee, and hot cocoa in the lobby!! Rooms are spacious, updated, and very comfortable. Amazed at the full fridge and kitchen equipment in our room! Easy public transportation access to airport and Mall of America. Quiet and... More

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

Hello Jean H, Wow, thank you for a very nice review! I'll make sure to tell the housekeeping staff you appreciate their efforts, I know they take a great deal of pride in keeping our hotel clean. I'm glad you enjoyed the free coffee too, and I'm pleased to report that the free coffee service (introduced in February) has gone... More

Duluth, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only do these rooms come with a full fridge, stovetop, and sink, but they also provide a few dishes, dishsoap, and a dish towel. Everything is very clean and comfortable. It was also quiet even though it is on a busy street. The staff was very friendly. When I came in, all the desk attendants were busy on the... More

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

Hello Jo N, Thank you so much for a delightful review! I really appreciate your kind comments, and I'm pleased to read of our Front Desk team's professional response to being busy. We really appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager More

Charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I loved our room at University Inn! It was convenient to the downtown area and in a safe part of Dinkytown near the UMinn campus. Nadia, the front desk manager, was so helpful and made us feel comfortable. Thanks for a great 2 night stay!

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

Hello iamsunnysideup, Thank you so much for your kind review! Nadiya is a credit to our team, and she was really happy to be mentioned in such a nice way. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager More

Saint Peter, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights for a weekend away August, 2014. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Location was safe and convenient to NE MSP craft breweries, St. Anthony Main Street, Nicollet Island, Stone Arch Bridge and downtown. Parking was included and easy. Room was clean, comfortable, and nicely appointed. For being next to and facing I-35W, room was remarkably quiet.

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

Hi Jeff D, Thank you for your very nice review! We really appreciate your feedback and I also enjoyed reading through your other TripAdvisor reviews of nearby restaurants and entertainment - It seems you had a fun weekend! We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager More

Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was clean, reasonably sized, and featured a small kitchen with all the basic necessities. Staff was friendly. It was located within walking distance of University of Minnesota, which was really good for me.

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

Hello jbruun, Thank you for reviewing our hotel, I'm glad you found our location to be convenient for your visit to Minneapolis. Our staff prides itself on our friendly, professional service and it's nice to be recognized by our guests. We really appreciate your comments! Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager More

Portland, Oregon
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed one night at the university inn and found it to be just as it is represented in the website pictures. The rooms are no frills, but comfortable, clean and everything you really need is available. The staff is exceptionally friendly and accommodating. Also, there is decent coffee available, good snacks, a little work out room, and laundry. I... More

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

Hello Sarah M, What a delightful review! I'll make sure your compliments are passed on to our whole team. Thank you so much! Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two weeks in July, 2014. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room noise from next door was noticeable but I blame the rambunctious people - not the Inn's fault. Laundry on site was a great feature. Small gym, no pool. I would stay there again, no question.

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

Hello Jonathan H, Thank you for reviewing the University Inn on TripAdvisor! I really appreciate your comments and I'm glad you enjoyed the amenities of the hotel. The folks next door must have been "rambunctious" indeed for you to hear them through our concrete walls - I hope they didn't disturb you too much, and if you do stay again... More

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Address: 925 4th Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > University / Dinkytown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — University Inn 2*
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Newly renovated hotel just 4 blocks from the University of Minnesota. All rooms feature kitchenettes and are ideal for both longer-term overnight stays. Free parking for hotel guests. ... more   less 
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