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Dynasty Suites Hotel
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3735 Iowa Ave, Riverside, CA 92507   |  
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Ranked #12 of 25 hotels in Riverside
Kolkata, India
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“Friendly well-located property”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This is a property in between a motel (your car is parked just outside your room) and a hotel (fancy room, breakfast included). For two nights I was in one of their high-end rooms with fridge, microwave, a large screen TV, wireless, and a Jacuzzi to boot. Alas, the Jacuzzi did not work well. The room is well furnished (comfortable couch, desks, plenty of towels, etc). Continental breakfast has rather limited range with no variation from day-to-day. There was a waffle-maker which for a one-day stay could be an attraction. Apples were the only fruit option. The weaknesses of the place were, however, largely made up by the helpfulness and courtesy of the staff. It is within walking distance of UC, Riverside and there are plenty of eateries close by.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

Two story motel adjacent to University village and down the street from UCR. Nearby restaurants, convenient stores and a Starbucks. Paid less than $100 so was a great value. Room was average size. Had refrigerator, microwave, TV. Free wifi, continental breakfast. Even provided comb, toothbrush. Room had a few maintenance issues but nothing serious. Room was spotless. For those needing to visit UCR this is a very good choice.

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Rocklin, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

This is my second stay at this property. Nice room for the price. Surprisingly quiet. Very close to UCR. Staff is very friendly, breakfast includes freshly made waffles. Beds are very comfortable, plenty of pillows. Hotel provides toothbrush, tooth paste, razor, shave cream, mouthwash, shower cap, comb, soap, shampoo, shower gel and lotion. If you are looking for 5 star hotel, this is not the place for you, however if you want reasonable rates and unpretentious comfort you will be pleasantly surprised.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Very good place. We loved it. Brilliant location. service was very good. I would come here again if I want a clean place to stay. The breakfast here was also quite good. The rooms have all the basics you need for a short stay. Recommended.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Tracy, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The rooms were clean and the continental breakfast was good. If you want the use of a pool it is very small and right next to the street. Overall, checkin was smooth and the front desk help were very friendly.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

We have stayed here several times. Because of its location, we used to stay at the nearby Marriott Courtyard, but have found the Dynasty Suites better suited our needs, such as no tower/elevators and the Suites was quieter. The rooms have all the basic features, coffee pot, couch, fridge, wi-fi. The design where the sink is outside the toilet shower area is also to our liking and makes getting ready more efficient. The beds are comfortable, again more than adequate to meet our needs. Very simple continental breakfast included in the room price, but, again, adequate for our needs and opens at 5AM which supports an early start.The pool is small and has been out of order for two years - but we don't use it anyway. We found the rooms to be clean and in good operating order.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lore_88, Manager at Dynasty Suites Hotel, responded to this review, February 28, 2012
Our pool was closed, but we reopened it in January of 2012! Thank you for the kind words - we're so happy you enjoyed your stay.
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El Dorado Hills, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2011

Stayed here for 3 nights over Easter 2011weekend .
Front Dest Clerks were very friendly and efficient.
We require: a quiet room with a comfy bed.
Had previously stayed about 1 block away at the Courtyard Marriott (for a week)
but it was more $$$ & we found the beds intolerably hard <have never had that problem with other Marriotts> Dynasty Suites was cheaper and claimed to have pillowtop beds, so we took a chance.
Pros: front door to room is not loud to open or close, that's a nice change! fridge is bigger than the one that we had at the Marriott (by alot)& the freezer section was seperate & big enough to stuff a bunch of blue freezer packs into. We had double beds and they WERE comfortable, & the linens were soft & clean. There was a heater in the bathroom, NICE !
Cons:This is no Marriott! it is more motel like. It was a mistake to get a downstairs room as the second night we were there thumping footsteps from the people above us was annoying.
the carpet in our downstairs room was really grungy (it even had what looked like shoe prints melted into the carpet!) the water coming out of the faucets was loud (water pressure thing I guess)the fridge had a microwave above it and both rattled/shook loudly on & off all night even we tried to fiddle with it this way & that. .The free Continental breakfast was in a tiny area ( 3 small tables in the small lobby ).
Packaged cheap cinnimon roll , muffins bagels & a waffle maker.
For a bigger breakfast just walk to Coco's next door.
We paid about $79 a night,& this was OK .

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  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Dynasty Suites Hotel

Address: 3735 Iowa Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
Location: United States > California > Riverside
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 25 hotels in Riverside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Dynasty Suites Hotel 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located across the street from University Village, and just half a mile from the University of California at Riverside (UCR), Dynasty Suites Hotel is situated in one of the most diverse and fastest growing areas in the US. We are just a short taxi or bus ride away from Historic Downtown Riverside and the Riverside Convention Center. Dynasty Suites offers 5-star amenities without the 5-star price! ... more   less 
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