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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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16 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Montana
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99 reviews 99 reviews
36 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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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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Yakima
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73 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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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
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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
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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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Address: 4731 12th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (Formerly University Hotel)
Location: United States > Washington > Seattle
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