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Quality Inn University Center

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3401 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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144 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is economical compared to most Pittsburgh hotels and reasonably located to universities and hospitals. Our room was up high, could be much cleaner and the toilet plunger broke in the middle of the night. Staff was pleasant. Panera Bread in the same building is convenient.

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

Thank you for the review. We're happy to be located near all of the Oakland colleges and hospitals. I am sorry for the toilet issue. I hope our staff was able to remedy the situation quickly. if you're returning to the area, please give me a call. Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More 

Jackson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights while visiting U Pitt. Room was clean, comfortable, and affordable. Staff was friendly and helpful. Room had a balcony, as a smoker, that was a bonus since I could step outside without leaving the hotel. Also provided a nice view! Free parking and hotel provides a shuttle service for the local area. Did not use shuttle since... More 

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

Thank you for the kind words. I am glad the staff here took such great care of you. They work very hard. We're happy to have balcony access in all rooms. The view of the Oakland neighborhood can be pretty amazing from our building. I hope you will return to our hotel on your next visit to town. Sincerely, Ben... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was what we needed for one night. The room was clean but outdated. A shuttle to downtown was not expected, but does shuttle throughout Oakland. I would not recommend walking to or from downtown, as the über ride was only$7. The staff was very friendly and the lobby area and hallways were updated recently. There is a Panera... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us. We are proud to have a local shuttle within the Oakland area that can transport guests to a variety of local attractions, including colleges and museums. We're also proud of our newly renovated public areas. We've had a great positive response to these changes, so far. We hope to see you again next time!... More 

Moyard, Galway, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Quality Inn University Center in mid-June 2015. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful upon arrival, and both check-in and check-out were without problem. The room had everything I required, and the bed was extremely comfortable (had three excellent night's sleep). Very convenient for all the amenities within the Oakland University district, and also just a short drive... More 

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

Thank you for the kind words. I am glad you enjoyed our hotel and area. I am glad our team was able to take care of you and provide you with a clean and comfortable room. I hope to see you again as our guest soon! Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a really unfortunate experience here. As soon as we entered the room the smell began to make me sick - we didn't stay there for more than 15 minutes. We immediately informed the front desk of the problem and asked if it was a problem if we moved to another hotel. We were told that should be fine, and... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I apologize for this bad experience, but no issues were found by our staff with the room in which you were assigned. The room has been occupied several times since you left and no problems were reported by anyone. Unfortunately, a refund could not be given because your reservation was made online and was non-refundable... More 

Little Valley, New York
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here while visiting a college for my son Decent place to stay. Does need some updating as others have mentioned but for the price is well worth it. Enjoyed the balcony and free wifi. Convenient to downtown Pittsburgh. Panels bread accessible through the elevator. Kinda loud at night with a hospital right next door. Could hear ambulances coming and... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. I am glad you chose to stay with us during your college visit. Best of luck in your search! The hotel is conveniently located near many local colleges and not far from Downtown Pittsburgh. I hope you will stay with us again soon. Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We stayed there recently for a visit to check out Pitt for our daughter. I selected this hotel based on the helpfulness of the staff when I called to check on rates. The lady I spoke to was very helpful, answered all my questions, and even offered alternative places nearby to check as the type of room I was requesting... More 

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

Thank you for the review. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our local shuttle can provide transportation to many area attractions, including the University of Pittsburgh. I wish you the best in your college search. If you're returning to town, give us a call. See you again soon! Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More 

Buffalo, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I would like to give this place a higher rating since the staff was so very helpful and friendly, however the rooms are in need of updating. I would recommend staying at this hotel since its location is so convenient to downtown Pittsburgh. There is a Panera Bread downstairs which can be directly accessed through the hotel elevator. It is... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Our team works very hard to ensure all guests are satisfied 100%. We are in the middle of several improvement projects including guest room painting and wall repairs. We hope you will come stay with us again! Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More 

Tularosa, New Mexico
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Holes in the wall, exposed wires by the light in the bathroom, tissue cover all askew...some sort of fluid on the bathroom door...don't even want to guess what it is. Paint job is horrible, room is small. "Desk" chair is all of the way down so I feel like I'm sitting in a kiddy chair while I'm trying to write... More 

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Amber Y, Front Desk Superivsor at Quality Inn University Center, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. I sincerely apologize for failing to surpass your expectations. About 15 minutes after every check-in, we call rooms to ensure our guests are satisfied. At that time, you said things were good and did not mention any problems. If you ever find an issue, please notify the front desk immediately... More 

Toronto, Canada
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83 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This hotel has free parking, modest but clean rooms. About one hour walk to downtown, 4 km. Very friendly and accomodating staff. And, Panera is in the building, so what more could you ask for staying in very affordable hotel.

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

Thank you for the review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Our team works very hard to provide excellent service and clean rooms to all guests. Many of our guests love the attached Panera Bread Cafe. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More 

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