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University Motel Suites

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4731 12th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (Formerly University Hotel)
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Ranked #65 of 96 Hotels in Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Olympia, Washington
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161 reviews 161 reviews
35 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Located in the University District, the University Inn was our choice for a visit to the UW with my grandson as he considers attending there. Rooms were $150 per night, but the convenience of being able to walk to the campus only a few blocks away was worth the extra cost, avoiding additional parking charges and the hassles of driving... More 

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stayed here for 12 nights in September 2014. Location is very good and it is a nice and clean apartment hotel. There is Safeway and Walgreens nearby . The owners are nice and friendly. We felt at home in this place. Also, there are bus stops nearby for going to downtown and Northgate mall. We will definitely stay here... More 

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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you have the time to work out all the "kinks" in this property for an exended stay, it could work. Certainly the owner wanted with all his heart to make right by the problems that ensued. I could not get hot water to run a bath. This inspired three visits each time despite the fact that my fatigue had... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you want to sample Seattle apartment living, this property offers you the best option to experience it. The property is a converted apartment building and the owners live on sight. Not fancy, but clean with nearby restaurants, Walgreens and easy access public transpiration. There are many homeless people in the area who solicit donations if you walk anywhere. If... More 

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McCall, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

This place is attractive because of the suite layout. We stayed in a suite with a private bedroom, full kitchen, living room with another bed and a small bath. However, the place was not clean, had no renovation for 10+ years, and smelled a mix of Asian food and something I hope was not what I thought it was. We... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Not long back from a 15 day trip to Seattle, where we stayed at the University Motel Suites. I have to say we were very pleased with the layout of the rooms we had. They were clean & very comfortable, had everything we needed for our stay. The Bathroom is slightly on the small side, but perfectly adequate for our... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed in Seattle on a weekend night on our way to the Oregon coast. As far as accommodation goes, we were looking for: spacious, clean, quiet, available parking, and affordable. This place ticked all the boxes. It's a bit of a blast from the past - our suite even had a cubby hole between the small bathroom and the... More 

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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

But that isn't bad. These appear to be old apartments with newer furniture and carpet and appliances. If they put in period furniture and carpets they could call it "University Retro Hotel" and charge twice as much. It is in a neighborhood that is being gentrified. The rooms are clean, the beds were comfortable, it's nice to have a fridge,... More 

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London, Canada
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68 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights and we could not find a better deal anywhere in Seattle. Considering we had a whole apartment to ourselves and free parking included it really was a great value. We were there on a weekend and yet it was very quiet, we slept well and never heard any noise from either inside or outside. The... More 

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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My wife and I felt like we had stepped into our first apartment some 25 years ago. It was essentially a one bedroom apartment complete with kitchen and small dining area. We had a room with 3 queen beds, which allowed our daughter to actually come stay with us, so all 5 of us fit comfortably. There was a flat... 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): $
Hotel Class:2 star — University Motel Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
University Hotel Seattle
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Seattle

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