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University Inn
1.5 of 5 Motel   |   2655 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, CA 93710   |  
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Ranked #42 of 65 hotels in Fresno
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Don't Stay Here!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2006

Take my advise and don't stay at this hotel. They overcharged me for one night, even after I had confirmed at checkout that I was being charged for the one night I stayed . I spoke to the manager, who suggested that I had no reason for complaining, as the maid probably thought I stayed an extra day. I would never consider staying here again.

Stayed July 2006
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2006

The security ----- here as I got my hubcaps stolen from my car. It cost $300.00 to replace. Even though I saw a security gaurd, they must have been sleeping on the job.

  • Stayed March 2006, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2006

I stayed here for 3 nights (Feb. 15-17 2006). The stay went perfectly--this is a good place if you want to save money.

The pros: Right across the street from the Save Mart center. 1 block from the freeway. Easy access to CSU Fresno. Decent continental breakfast. Restaurants and a Starbucks right next door. Clean. Cheap!

The cons: This is a motel--room doors open to the outside. Was a little noisy at times.

This was a return visit for me--in December I stayed and had to change rooms 3 times (already occupied room, only one bed, inoperative heater). This time everything was great. I'll stay here again.

  • Stayed February 2006, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2005

I was a little hesitant about staying in a 1 star motel. But it was close to Cal State Fresno. It was very clean, the non smoking room didn’t smell like someone had smoked in it. The air conditioning unit was working well, no rattles and cooled the room down. Every morning someone was cleaning the pool area, parking lot and grounds. Only drawback was the continental breakfast. Along with coffee and juice, the first day only had bagels and discolored butter. Second day muffins were added, third day cream cheese, breakfast cereals and milk showed up. I guess free is free. Staff was friendly and helpful. Great place to eat is just next door called the dog house (Fresno Bull Dogs). It is very popular with the locals, you won’t go away hungry. Bar B Que is cooked in courtyard and prices are reasonable. Overall I would stay here again.

  • Stayed August 2005, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about University Inn

Address: 2655 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, CA 93710
Location: United States > California > Fresno
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #42 of 65 hotels in Fresno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — University Inn 1.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This is a two story, 24 hr hotel located in Fresno, California, directly adjacent to Fresno State University and the new SaveMarket Center. We are close to many fine restaurants, shopping centers, theaters, and are near freeway access to Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. Guests may enjoy the spa and pool and the fine setting of Fresno's bustling northeast University district. All rooms feature free high speed internet connection, and guests may enjoy a free expanded continental breakfast. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
University Hotel Fresno
University Motel Fresno

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