We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 95 Seattle hotels

The College Inn

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4000 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (University District)
Hotel amenities
The College Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Save
You added The College Inn to your Saves list
Ranked #72 of 95 Hotels in Seattle
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
jetsettergurl Japan
Write a Review

67 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    13
    20
    15
    7
    12
See reviews for
5
17
17
10
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (67)
  • Mar-May only
    (14)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (28)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (18)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (7)
All months
Japan
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

先週、利用させていただきました。 チェックインするのに時間がかかりました。なぜかというと、スタッフが下のコンビニとホテルスタッフどっちもやっていたからです。ただ、そのお兄さんはとても親切で良かったのですが、スタッフをもう二人くらい増やしたほうが良いと言うのが感想。 あと、駐車場はこのホテルには無いので要注意。大学のビジターパーキングに停めなければなりません。ただ、かなり安全なので夜一人で歩いてても全然大丈夫です。 I was staying this hotel for one night and the staff was quite nice to me. However there was only one staff working there I couldn't check in as normal, had to wait for the staff for a while. And, if you whould stay this place and have a car, you are gonna have to park at... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Azusa, California
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The College Inn is a good deal for those who aren't looking for some romantic hotel where it's modern and cozy. It really just serves it's purpose- giving you a place to stay outside of downtown Seattle, for a reasonable price. Yes, you share a bathroom, and yes it's clean. The rooms themselves make you feel like you've stepped into... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

The staffs were friendly and helpful. My room was clean and comfortable. Great location! Close to the university of washington and lots of restaurants/ coffee shops. It's not a fancy hotel, but it has its own charm.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

For a budget traveller it's a very good choice. The location is also great, with many buses going to Westlake Center. Also a peaceful area and beautiful area with convenient access to University of Washington. Breakfast is quite good (as a hostel); the shared bathrooms are also clean. If you don't mind the old decor (sometimes some equips may not... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wadhurst, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This place was comfortable enough, but a little dingy and unloved. My room wasn't completely clean, had an over-the-sink light that didn't work, and needed decorating about 5 years ago. The receptionist/office person is up several flights of stairs, and was't there when the signs said he should be, and particularly at breakfast time (when I needed some advice). It... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place is very odd- but I booked as it was a lot cheaper than anything else in the area at short notice. The place bills itself as a European style hotel but I have stayed in lots of European hotels which are nothing like this... The rooms are clean, and the shared bathrooms also, in general clean, although at... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I mostly enjoyed my experience at the College Inn. The room was clean and comfortable. The share bathroom was also clean. The room was above the entrance to a pub, so noise at times was a bit of an issue. Great convenient location, though...close to a handy bus stop, I was able to easily get where I needed to go.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Comfy bed, great location, communal bathroom was clean, but… Internet disconnects every 10min, walls are paper thin, it's currently 2am and I'm listening to the drunk guys above me argue. Reception isn't 24hrs so there's no way to complain short of calling the cops or leaving a bad review here. Don't stay here on the weekends.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
christudor, Owner at The College Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your comments. As you can read this situation is definitely not our normal guest experience. We actually do have staff on duty overnight. For our other guests, you may reach them by our doorbell at the front or by dialing 0 from our guest room phones. I am so sorry for the rude... More 

Bellingham, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I am so glad I book a room at The College Inn. My room was clean, comfortable and quaint and i loved the charm of the hotel's historic building. The front desk staff was friendly and super helpful- looking up directions and advising me on travel times to my destination in traffic. The breakfast buffet had a great variety and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Chennai (Madras), India
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The Hotel is located within the University of Washington Campus. It is therefore the ideal place to stay when visiting your children studying at the University. Rooms are clean, but basic. An iron in the room to press your clothes was a bonus. Breakfast is Buffet style therefore unlimited. Choice is decent. The only inconvenience is that bathrooms are shared,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to The College Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The College Inn

Address: 4000 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle > University District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — The College Inn 1*
Number of rooms: 27
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your The College Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The College Hotel Seattle
College Hotel Seattle

15 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (16)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (5)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay