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University Motel Suites

4731 12th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (Formerly University Hotel)
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Ranked #62 of 95 hotels in Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014
PN2000 Greenville, Texas
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Spokane Valley, Washington
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We left this hotel for another one in the middle of our first night because we were very dissatisfied with our experience here. First, to get to their free parking, you have to drive down an alley with graffiti **everywhere.** The parking is under the building- a perfect spot for car prowlers or car thieves to do their business. We... More

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Greenville, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Let's face it folks, this is an old apartment building turned into suites. We love it! Incredible price, huge for any kind of suite, best price for what you'll get anywhere in Seattle. let alone for the U district. Central to everything, and great, free, underground parking. Very clean, great staff, even has corner rooms for same price. We think... More

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This was a convenient location near the University of Washington. But the wifi was horrid, they tried to charge us for 'complementary' coffee and were pretty rude. Also we came back to find a maid in our room when she was not cleaning and had left the door wide open. But there was new carpet, which was one of the... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Rooms are HUGE with a full kitchen so it's an excellent place for independent travelers. Good location too. Buses to downtown Seattle are frequent and take about 20-40 minutes. Our room had a big new TV but the rest of the furniture looked like it was from the 80s and there was wall-to-wall carpet everywhere. Staff was very friendly and... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Spacious suites -- reminds me of older exurban properties except that it's a five minute walk from the campus and (my destination) Meany theater. Squeaky clean, fully furbished kitchen, and friendly competent management. The garage parking was a plus, and I was pleased at the overnight quiet. I plan to return.

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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Pluses: more like a one-bedroom apartment than a motel suite. Kitchen even has a cutting board. Comfortable beds, dining table and chairs, clean carpet, windows that open, plenty of electric outlets, easy access to public transportation, neighborhood is full of superb restaurants. Minuses: lousy cable, low water pressure in the shower, very non-plush towels. Bring your own coffee and filters.... More

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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This place was completely unexpected. We were travelling as a group of friends and just wanted a place to crash out for the night with two bedrooms, and a place to park the car as part of an overnight trip from Vancouver BC to Seattle. We ended up arriving quite late - fortunately we checked the check-in time and you... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This was our second stay at the Motel Suites. The rooms are clean and roomy in a great location near the university. We like everything about our stay and we will keep it on our list when we come back.

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Redmond, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My husband and I booked a room here to stay while our adult son was undergoing brain surgery at U of W Medical Center. Needless to say, it was a stressful time. The staff was so helpful and friendly, our younger son flew in and they were able to put us in a different room to accomodate all three of... More

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

If you are expecting a 4 star hotel, do not stay at this hotel. If you are looking to travel on a budget, cook in your own kitchen, and have lots of space this hotel is for you. The manager of the hotel was extremely helpful, and takes pride in his job/hotel. I will be returning to this hotel in... More

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Address: 4731 12th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (Formerly University Hotel)
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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