A conveniently positioned hotel for those passing through. Rooms are spacious and fitted out well. But will somebody please train the maids? The edges of the carpet, particularly in the lifts, hadn't seen an edging tool (for cleaning staff that's a vacuum cleaner part) in months. The basin had lost it's gleam, possibly because a scourer had been used in it at some time, and the room had a peculiarly strong odor of room freshener. Perhaps if it were well vacuumed ...
But why complain? After all, the price was good and there was breakfast ... till nine AM ... and not a second later! Warning: on the dot of nine the juice and fruit will disappear and this will be followed by everything else in rapid succession, despite an almost full breakfast room.
Is my complaint fair? After all, the check in and check out was speedy, even if the staff were all morose ... And it was nice to see one of them relaxing in the empty breakfast room in front of the TV at twenty past nine as we left.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to The University Square Hotel! We are located just minutes from Downtown Fresno, The Fresno Convention Center, Save Mart Center Fresno and adjacent to California State University Fresno. University Square Hotel is the perfect choice for both the business or leisure traveler. The hotel is close to a variety of shopping or dining options like Fashion Fair Mall, Fig Garden Village or River Park. Looking for some more fun? University Square Hotel is near a multitude of activities like the Chaffee Zoo, Fresno Museum of Art, Fresno State Bulldog sports or the Fresno Grizzlies. If you want to relax, simply stay put and enjoy our amenities including a refreshing swimming pool, garden courtyard, heated spa and a comprehensive gym for an invigorating work out. Relax in our spacious guest rooms complete with plush, upgraded bedding. Each room comes equipped with the amenities needed for a great stay. All rooms come with a refrigerator and microwaves upon request. We offer our guests a deluxe hotel with a continental breakfast and complimentary high speed internet access along with a business center for free! Planning a meeting or special event? The University Square Hotel has a superior level of guest service and exceptional meeting, wedding, and banquet facilities. Our elegant ballroom can accommodate up to 400 people banquet style. The University Square Hotel has a full service catering team to meet your needs. We're ready to plan your next event. We welcome your visit to the Fresno area! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Piccadilly Hotel University
- Piccadilly Hotel Fresno