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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family was in town for a college visit at the University of Pittsburgh. We arrived to a hotel lobby that was fully under construction. The walls were stripped bare in preparation for paint or paper. During the day there were construction crews actively working with power equipment in the path of guests that were coming and going. While inconvenient... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed in this hotel as everyingthing in the downtown area was booked. Drove downtown every morning without problem. About a 10 min drive. Hotel was clean and in a convenient location. There is a Panera in the hotel that was nice for breakfast. Parking is on site and free. Room was comfortable and bed was nice. Hotel could be updated... More

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Norwalk, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

24 hour coffee is fantastic. No breakfast is another $20 or more added to your stay. Rooms are a bit outdated, but clean and staff was wonderful. Location close to campus and free parking are big plusses.

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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regulars in Pittsburgh because our son goes to Carnegie Mellon. Our usual hotel was booked, so we stayed here. The location is great and the price seemed acceptable until we realized there is a discrepancy between the Choice Hotel (owners) amenities and the amenities at the actual Quality Inn. There is no breakfast with the room. If you're... More

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

Thanks for your review. The Quality Inn is conveniently located near several local universities including Carnegie Mellon. We're the most affordable hotel in the Oakland area. While it's true that many Choice Hotels offer free breakfast, we do not. To offset that, we offer free parking to all guests. No other hotel in the area has complimentary parking. There is... More

Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room smelled of urine. The room was not made up - the hotel security had to bring us supplies - like towels and toilet paper. The staff (other than the security guard were quite indifferent. When I complained to the quality inn, they sent me a $25.oo gift certificated to stay there again! They're kidding right?

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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 did not have a great stay at the hotel back in April. If you wish to elaborate on your experiences, please contact me at bgreiner@qualityinnpittsburgh.com Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager More

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was thoroughly pleased with my 2 night stay at this property while in town to catch 2 Atlanta Braves-Pittsburgh Pirates baseball games.By staying a mile or so east of downtown in this hotel,I feel I saved well over $100 per night.There are many inexpensive and diverse restaurants on or near Forbes Av. in this area known as Oakland.Emily the... More

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

Thank you for the amazing review! Emily is a great asset to the hotel. She, and all of the other team members, work hard to provide great service to all guests. I will make sure I share your review with Emily. The hotel is located in a great part of town near many local attractions. Downtown isn't far away. We... More

Tega Cay, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picked this hotel because of location and price. We moved our son to Univ.of Pitt and this location was perfect. Pros: Free parking, Free WiFi, Free coffee, friendly staff, microwave/fridge, Panera Cons: very old/dated room, musky old bathroom. furniture and fixtures old, air conditioner unit extremely loud and doesn't stay on consistently, outdoor balcony had cigarette butts on ground and... 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 that the staff took good care of you during your stay. We're also proud to be the only hotel in the area with free parking. The attached Panera Bread Cafe is a huge plus, as well. We are in the middle of many improvement projects in the hotel. All public areas are... More

Harrington, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was a welcome sight for our tired eyes after a cross-country trip to take our son back to the University of Pittsburgh. The front staff was EXTREMELY helpful in directing us where to park with our UHaul trailer, so we could quickly get settled. The hotel is a bit run down and musty (probably the Pitt humidity playing... 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 we are able to be your "home away from home" and that the staff is always able to take good care of you. Our team here works very hard to provide great service and I am glad that their efforts didn't go unnoticed. I hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Ben... More

Lumby, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I recently stayed at the Quality Inn University Center in Pittsburgh, PA while visiting to attend some Pirates games. My first impression of the hotel was the friendliness of the hotel clerk who's name I believe was Amber. She answered questions I had regarding the surroundings and the bus stops in the area as I didn't have a vehicle. All... More

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

Thank you for the wonderful review! It's great to learn that you had a wonderful stay with us. All team members here, including Amber, word hard to provide the best service possible for all guests. The hotel is located in a very convenient neighborhood. We're near many local attractions and not far from downtown. Many guests find our free local... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Quality Inn University Center 2*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn University Hotel Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh Quality Inn

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