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Quality Inn University Center

2.0 of 5 3401 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Saegertown, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel one weekend while a family member was in McGee Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh. The hotel is just a block away from the hospital so its location was excellent. In addition they gave a very good special room rate to family members of hospital patients. This is an older hotel and did show some signs of... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I hope everything went well at Magee Women's Hospital. We always have a special rate for patients and their families. If you're coming back to town, give us a call and we will be happy to extend that discount to you. We are in the process of renovation. So far, our lobby has been totally... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Review of the rooms will match the previous statements. Dated, but tolerable. Lots of electrical outlets to charge devices. Front Desk staff was so helpful in offering Dinner suggestions and explaining use of the hotel shuttle. Shuttle service was fantastic! Protests had just started in the city and our driver knew the way to get us to and from the... 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 glad you enjoyed your short stay with us. It's great to hear that our wonderful team took such good care of you. Give us a call when you're returning to Pittsburgh- we'd love to have you as our guest again! Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More 

Henderson, Nevada
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293 reviews 293 reviews
138 hotel reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is walkable from the University of Pittsburgh campus as well as the surrounding medical facilities. But the rooms have been beaten in a bit. My room had only a sliding glass door with balcony; but the door showed evidence of having been broken through in the past. The old latch was not sufficient, so a new hook latch... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I hope you enjoyed your trip to Pittsburgh. As you noted, the hotel is located in the heart of the Oakland neighborhood- near the local universities, hospitals and other attractions. The neighborhood is very walkable and many of our guests enjoy exploring the surrounding area. I apologize for the maintenance issues you encountered with your... More 

Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night prior to my wife's appointment at UPMC. The facility is close to numerous medical services and is by far the cheapest in the area. While the lobby has been recently renovated, the entire hotel is dark and in severe need of a facelift. Hallway carpets were stained, gross, and long overdue for replacement. Room furnishings... More 

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

Thanks for the review. I hope everything went well at the hospital for you and your wife. As you noted, we have recently completed a lobby renovation. We're now in the process of improving all upper hallways. New paint, signage, wallpaper and carpet are all being installed. We plan to have this project done by February. After that, we move... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

We are staying this weekend, Nov 7-9, 2014 to show my daughters (3&5 yrs old) my college roots. Originally made reservations at the Residence Inn in North Oakland but saw the parking was $15/day and there wasn't much to do. After reading the reviews, we were hesitant and didn't have high expectations at $126/night for 2 double beds, free parking,... More 

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

Thank you for the great review! It's nice to hear that you and your family had such an enjoyable trip to Pittsburgh. Our location is perfect for those wishing to explore the Oakland neighborhood. Thank you for noticing our renovations. The lobby is nearly finished and we have begun work on the upper floors. All public areas will be finished... More 

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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in Pittsburgh to have s weekend away and go to a Steeler game. The hotel was perfectly fine for our purposes. Clean and well maintained. The wifi signal is strong and the staff is friendly. My sink didn't drain very quickly. But not a big deal. 6.4 km (4 miles) from the stadium. I recommend it.

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

Thanks for the review. I'm happy you enjoyed your stay at the hotel. Our team works very hard to offer clean, comfortable rooms. I'm sorry that your sink drained slowly. I hope our maintenance team was able to address the issue and correct it. If you're in Pittsburgh again, come stay with us! Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More 

Clarion, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very nice, helpful staff. There are renovations happening in the lobby. It sounds like it will be beautiful when it is done. Sadly, guests don't sleep in the lobby. I have stayed at this property several times for medical appointments, and each time it has gone a bit more downhill. The room we were given had new carpet, but everything... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you won't be returning to stay with us despite our extensive renovations. We are slowly but surely improving the hotel in many areas and a lot of our regular guests have commented on how much they like our improvements. I am sorry that we couldn't please you. I thank you for... More 

Indian Lake, PA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Even under renovations, a delightful hotel. Night staff was very nice & helpful. Room was clean and spacious. Nice to have a shuttle available for guests. Quiet atmosphere and very reasonable rates. Close to downtown.

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

Thank you for the great review. I'm glad you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. We're proud to offer clean rooms at an affordable price. Many guests love our free local shuttle. Come stay with us again when you're in town! Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More 

new york
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75 reviews 75 reviews
42 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Cons - Complete remodeling is going on...looks like a dump. Gym is dusty, water-cooler was not working, some equipment is out-of-order Pros - Gym has 2 treadmill + 2 ellipticals (all 4 are working) front-desk is courteous there is Panera attached to the hotel

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

Thanks for the review. Yes, the hotel lobby is undergoing a complete renovation. Our guests have spoken and demanded a new lobby and we've answered. We're two weeks into the project and expect to have another two weeks to go until we're finished. Until the renovations are complete, there is, unfortunately, no way to keep the lobby 100% presentable. Renovations... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

PRO: our room and bed were as clean as possible given how old the building was; location was walking distance to restaurants, sights, and transportation; neighborhood seemed safe; staff were courteous, if not in need of a shave and haircut. CONS: 1. Noise, noise, noise. During the day, lobby construction. At night there was TONS of street noise, trucks (delivery... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us and for sending your comments to us. I'm pleased you found your room to be clean and the staff to be helpful. I'm sorry that your expectations were not met during your stay. As you saw, we're in the middle of many renovation projects in the hotel. The total renovation of the lobby is... More 

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Address: 3401 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Pittsburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Quality Inn University Center 2*
Number of rooms: 119
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