Recently, we held a conference at the hotel including catered breakfast, lunch and dinner. I was impressed with the hotel as a whole. Rooms were nice, prices decent and the meeting rooms and show venue were professional and nicely presented.
Catering left a lot to be desired, as the majority of the food looked, tasted and was presented as an "out of the box" type of food. Very little flavor was noticeable and not presented in the best manners (for example, chocolate cake with buttercream frosting sitting on top of paper doilies).
Overall, it is worth another try, but I will do so with knowing that just because you are told that the chef does a great baby red potato, doesn't mean that it doesn't come pre-cooked out of a frozen bag.
- 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