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The College Inn

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4000 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (University District)
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Ranked #72 of 95 hotels in Seattle
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

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Wadhurst, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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London
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Saskatoon, Canada
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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

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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.

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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
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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

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Chennai (Madras), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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

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Portland, Oregon
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5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Please have no high expectations of this -so called- European College Inn, and you won't be disappointed. Being from Europe I don't get why this is called 'European' (except maybe for the showers 7 doors down the hall, that we had to share with 15 or so other hall mates). Actually found the "European" reference somewhat offensive. The location was... More

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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The stay has been nice, pleasant and no frill. Visiting University of Washington, I needed a place near to the school. The college is a short walk to the school and provided a good base to visit places in Seattle. The room is clean, even though the room was not cleaned on the 1st day. Subsequently, house keeping standard improved.... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Not quaint just tatty and a bit smelly. Ladies bathroom a real schlep from the room. Shower door swings open while you are in there. Toilet door does not reach the floor and key to front door does not work properly. We had to let at least 3 poor souls in who could not get the door lock to work.... More

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christudor, Manager at The College Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We have addressed the front door issue and we would like to assure everyone the issue has been resolved. We are a shared bath facility and I am sorry you were not located closer to the bathrooms. We are investigating your concerns with the shower and bathroom doors. As you can tell by our reviews... More

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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*
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Also Known As:
The College Hotel Seattle
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