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Quality Inn University Center

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3401 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (Central Oakland)
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Ranked #44 of 54 hotels in Pittsburgh
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Sam M Homeworth, Ohio
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Homeworth, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The lobby Is clean and inviting, but the elevators smell like rotting food as well as the hallways. The hotel Is dated but the carpeting and beds are new and very clean. Our room (416) had VERY roughly patched holes in the wall And a bad paint job (paint on doorknobs, tub, mirror.) The room was large though, and the... More

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Ben G, Manager at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. I'm sorry we failed to meet your expectations. I've shared your comments with our maintenance team so that all of the issues you encountered can be corrected. Comments such as yours can only help us to improve both our product and service. Again, I apologize for the problems that arose during your stay. Sincerely, Ben... More

Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled to Pittsburgh for a concert and we were looking for a cheap hotel for the night. To be honest, the rating/ quality of the hotel did not matter to us as we weren't planning on being in the room that much. From the two star review on TripAdvisor, I was sort of expecting the worst, however, i was... More

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Ben G, Manager at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel to be convenient for your needs. Our staff is excellent and always ready to help out. Many guests love the attached Panera Bread Cafe. If you're returning to the area, come stay with us again! Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More

Virginia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can deal with dated as long as a room is clean and comfortable. But noisy is hard to deal with - I'm in room 201 and you can hear every noise coming from the street - lots of traffic with emergency vehicles mixed in and way worse is my noisy neighbors above us on their balcony or room who... More

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Ben G, Manager at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I apologize about the noise you encountered during your stay. The hotel is located in a very busy part of town and right off of a main road. I'm sorry you encountered noisy neighbors. Our overnight security guard could have helped quiet them down for you. I do see that the front desk staff was... More

Fremont, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been our "go-to" place ever since our first "admit-weekend" trip to check out Carnegie Mellon three years ago. Our most recent trip was this April. Great location for both CMU and U Pitt parents or alum -- about a mile from both places. Very RELIABLE shuttle if you do not want to walk. Free parking. Great staff. Nice... More

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Ben G, Manager at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! I'm happy that the Quality Inn has been your "home away from home" for the last several years. It's great to know that you always enjoy your stay with us and find all of our amenities suitable to your needs. I hope you continue to stay with us over the years- expecially... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiancé and stayed here July 4th weekend. We came to see the Phillies play the Pirates. The hotel is what it's advertised as: * A 5-star hotel, no. But it's clean, and it's comfortable. * Great location, no. But it's right off the highway, and you're downtown or at the zoo or at the casino in under 10 minutes.... More

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Ben G, Manager at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. I hope you enjoyed your trip to Pittsburgh. Sorry that the Phillies couldn't get a win against the Pirates! I am glad that you found the hotel to be clean and in a great location. We're proud to be near many local attractions. I hope you come and see us again. Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a few nights, as we were interested in looking around Pittsburgh before driving down to see Fallingwater. The hotel room itself was fine, with a balcony and good water pressure in the shower, however what made our trip was the friendly approach of the staff - Emily was especially amazing, shuttling us in to town and giving... More

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Ben G, Manager at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the fantastic review! I'm pleased you enjoyed all aspects of your stay at the Quality Inn. It's great to know the hotel staff took such good care of you. Emily is a great asset to the hotel. She's one of the best! I hope you come stay with us again soon. Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant... More

Charleston, West Virginia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was traveling with my husband and our two young kids. Overall we liked this hotel. It is located close to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Phipps Conservatory and pretty easy to find. It is also close to Pitt, but we can let that slide. The building is old and a bit run down and the ac unit... More

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Chris O, Front Office Manager at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We do like to read all of our reviews and find it satisfying to hear that someone has enjoyed their stay. We are glad that you found your room to be clean and comfortable and had an overall enjoyable time during your last trip to Pittsburgh. To hear a guest compliment our service and then... More

Quakertown, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The rooms were cean. The staff was excellent and extremenly helpful. The door to the balcony is off the track and wouldn't shut completely. One towel rack was coming off the wall in the bathroom (room 601).

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Chris O, Front Office Manager at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for taking time out of your day to submit a review. I am glad to hear that your room was clean and the staff was helpful during your most recent visit. We do take guest relations seriously and because of that I do apologize for the issues you faced in your room. With summer... More

gettysburg
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed here one night while my husband attended a meeting nearby. While it is somewhat old it is a very clean hotel with great rooms. Our room was a Queen size bed with a refrigerator/microwave unit and a lovely flat screen TV. There was also a sliding door to an small outside balcony. The staff was friendly and helpful.... More

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Chris O, Front Office Manager at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I'm happy to hear that your room was to your liking and that you enjoyed the balcony and flat screen TV. I'd also like to thank you for praising our wonderful staff who does all they can to maintain a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. I will be sure to share your comments with... More

Rockwood, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Great hotel to stay at while family member was in the nearby hospital. Shuttle service was great to get to the hospital and evening dining. The staff there was extremely friendly which made you feel welcome. Very clean, spacious rooms.

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Chris O, Front Office Manager at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us during your last visit. The balconies are a favorite of most of the people who stay with us, and we are happy to see that is still the case. Thanks again for staying with us and we hope to see you on a future trip... More

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Address: 3401 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Pittsburgh > Central Oakland
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Hotel Class:2 star — Quality Inn University Center 2*
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The Quality Inn® University Center hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Pittsburgh's cultural, university and medical districts. It is within walking distance from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) health system, including UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Montefiore and Magee Women's Hospital of UPMC. Carlow University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University are all within two miles. Nearby attractions include Pittsburgh Playhouse performing arts center, Schenley Park, Phipps Conservatory, Carnegie Museum of Art and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Free transportation is provided to these locations, as well as to UPMC Shadyside hospital, Western Pennsylvania (West Penn) Hospital and VA Pittsburgh - University Drive. Still looking for more to do? Check out these additional area attractions: PNC Park, Heinz Field, CONSOL Energy Center, Stage AE, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Carnegie Science Center with Highmark SportsWorks, Andy Warhol Museum, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, National Aviary, Kennywood amusement park and Sandcastle water park. We are located only 20 miles from the Pittsburgh International Airport, 12 miles from the Allegheny County Airport, less than two miles from the Greyhound bus terminal, two miles from Megabus and less than three miles from Union Station Amtrak station. All hotel guests will enjoy: Free parking, Free wireless high-speed Internet access, Free 24-hour coffee service, Free weekday newspaper and free local calls and Fitness center. Panera Bread is located on the hotel premises, and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A variety of restaurants and lounges are within walking distance, and our friendly staff is always happy to make recommendations. Business travelers will appreciate conveniences like voice mail and spacious work desks. All guest rooms at this Pittsburgh, PA hotel include private balconies, coffee makers, irons, ironing boards and cable television including HBO. Select rooms come equipped with microwaves and refrigerators. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Quality Inn University Center provides friendly customer service, cozy accommodations and affordable rates to everyone visiting the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. ... more   less 
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