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University Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   925 4th Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (University / Dinkytown)
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Ranked #19 of 49 hotels in Minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was clean and comfortable. With the kitchenette it is convenient to pick up some food or snacks to save having to eat out all the time. Free internet access and gourmet coffee in the lobby. This was a plus over a more expensive hotel I stayed at - they charged for more than one device connecting to the... More

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

Hello Charles C, Wow, thank you so much for a wonderful, detailed and positive review! We always love hearing that a guest will recommend the University Inn to others and I'm looking forward to celebrating your comments with our entire staff. We work hard to make this hotel a great value for our guests, and we really appreciate your business.... More

Minneapolis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was good for the money. and I enjoyed having the kitchen facility Excercise room needs a universal weight lifting machine ....................................................................................................

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

Hello Mary C, Thank you for your review, I'll pass your suggestion for weight room equipment on to the hotel's owners. I'm glad you found our hotel to be a value, we hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager More

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here because of the good price and were pleasantly surprised. It looks like a converted dorm, but was clean and quiet. The bed was comfortable and the staff was friendly. Would stay here again when in Minneapolis.

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

Hi Therese K, Thanks for giving our hotel a try, I'm glad you found it comfortable and convenient for your visit to Minneapolis. I'm very pleased to hear that you would stay here again, thank you so much for your kind review! Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager More

Clover
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the exterior could definitely use an upgrade, my stay was rather comfortable. The location was convenient to University of Minnesota. The front desk staff was very helpful about routes to campus, Dinkytown, and nearby grocers. Apparently, it's not too far from downtown Minneapolis either. I appreciated the free internet connection and the convenience of having a full size fridge... More

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

Hi Rosie H, Thank you for taking time to write an excellent, detailed review! I agree with you that our hotel's exterior could use some dressing up - this is something the hotel's new owners are working on with the City, so I'm hopeful we can proceed with some upgrades soon. I'm glad you found our location and amenities convenient... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It does not look like your average hotel from the outside, but I was quite happy with my room and the service. It's a small hotel and that's ok. The front desk staff were wonderful and very helpful with information about the University and getting on the right bus, with us being newbies to the area. The room was clean... More

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

Hello E F, You're welcome and thank you so much for your very nice review! I'm glad you found our hotel convenient for your stay, and I'm constantly reminded by comments like yours how great our team is here. We love our location near both Downtown Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota, and everyone at our font desk enjoys playing... More

Covington, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked the location, the appearance, the size of the hotel, the size of the room, the price, especially the cappuccino machine, the friendly desk staff. It was recommended by my daughter, who lives nearby, and I would definitely stay here again. In fact, it has changed my standard of what to look for in a hotel.

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

Hello Davavd, Wow, what a nice review, thank you so much! I'm glad you found our staff friendly and our location convenient. Our gourmet coffee machine in the lobby is a recent addition so I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed it. Please pass our thanks on to your daughter for recommending us! Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager More

Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this hotel! It was clean and comfortable and is within easy walking distance to the U of MN. It reminded my husband and I of the dorms we lived in in college. The staff were very friendly, rooms are clean and free parking is a great bonus. Excellent coffee in the lobby. Full size fridge and a kitchenette were... More

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

Hello A H, Thank you for your compliments, we really appreciate the time you took to tell others about our hotel. The free gourmet coffee in the lobby is a pretty recent addition, so I'm really pleased you enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager More

Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed at University Inn for about a week while taking care of family matters. We now live on the West Coast but grew up in Mpls./St. Paul. I am glad that the places I tried to book nearby our family home were all booked because I found this place which we will return to in future... More

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

Hello marzipan43, Wow! Thank you so much for a great review! I'm really proud of the team here, and I can't wait to share your kind comments with them. I'm glad you found our hotel comfortable and convenient, we look forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager More

Greenville, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Inn looked very small from the outside, but our room was a nice size and had all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. Staff was helpful. Room was very clean and well maintained. Close to campus. A wide variety of restaurants within walking distance. Hours of operation for Chinese and Vietnamese restaurant down the street were posted incorrectly in... More

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

Hi 449JMF, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We really appreciate your feedback. I'm sorry our in-room guidebooks were incorrect, I'll look into that and address the issue. Our staff works very hard to make our hotel comfortable and inviting and we all read the reviews our guests write about us, so we're all... More

Cedar Falls, Iowa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The walls might have been thin, but the service with Nadiya, (at the front desk), more than made up for it. She was a joy to meet. And even though the bed was smaller than what we might have expected, the decor was adorable and very modern. Nadiya was so wonderful and helpful, she even took a photo of us... More

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

Hello KarmaCounselor, I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay at the University Inn. Nadiya is a credit to our team and I'm proud to work with her. She was really happy to read your comments, thank you so much for your kind review! Sincerely, Joe McCurdy General Manager 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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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#9 Family Hotel in Minneapolis #28 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
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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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