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University Plaza Waterfront Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   110 West Fremont Street, Stockton, CA 95202 (Formerly Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel)   |  
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Ranked #1 of 27 Hotels in Stockton
San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Quiet and friendly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This hotel was very quiet and pleasant. Staff were super helpful and nice. Can walk to restaurants and store. Safe, outdoor parking. In a quiet area of town, very pretty by the water. Clean, modern rooms. Good room service.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

This is a fine, upscale hotel in the perfect downtown Stockton location - you can guess it by the hotel's name! All the reviews below are on mark - nice rooms, fine bar, great views, etc. You will be pleased to stay here.

My only gripe is that it seems the staff is 'in training'. We were 'greeted' by mass confusion at the front desk (the hotel also serves a upscale 'dorm' for UOP students) but they eventually worked thru the check-in process. The 'rack rate' was $159 but the staffer told me she could offer us $139...we thanked her and moved on. The morning experience of purchasing some snacks and stuff from the shop there was equally confused...I beleive she doulbe charged me (for the couple of bucks I wasn't going to worry about it). Then, upon check out we were charged $159 (I asked for a receipt and that led to a hunt of the paerpwork??) and was told that she couldn't 'fix' it and would have her manager do so. We rec'd two subsequent receipts by e-mail (two!) both at the $159 pricing!

I normally don't focus on the negatives when travelling (hey, it's part of the experience) but this first class hotel would benefit from a trained, competent staff. Fix that and this is a gem of a hotel.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Elk Grove, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

This hotel is a travelers dream!! The room was Gorgeous, the Bar inviting, and the Restaurant's food was Grub!! And even better than those great qualities were the people working them. They were Warm, Funny, and 100% on their Game. A Special Thanks to the Shuttle driver, Mike who got us to our Event (@Bob Hope Theater) in plenty of time and stayed late so we could get back to the hotel safely (and we really needed the help).

Many Thanks to the Great People at University Plaza Waterfront Hotel

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Near Sacramento California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

I'm back at work today after spending the weekend at this hotel. I enjoyed myself to the fullest! I loved EVERYTHING about it. The rooms, decor, lots of seating out on the lawn, the food, staff, and the pool area are just fabulous!! Its PRIME location is awesome, and you can easily forget that you are less than an hour from Sacramento. I will definitely share this beautiful property with friends, family and business colleagues. Oh, and the free guest parking and shuttle service! BIG + + + :0) Pick up the phone and book your reservation! This is definitely a hot spot for any type of event.

Room Tip: I stayed in one of the corner suites. The view from this room is just incredible! You just have to...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Central Cal
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We stayed here last weekend and were in awe of the hotel! The rooms are extremely clean and comfortable, and the furniture and decor are beautiful! They feel like more like accommodations at a resort than a hotel, and the management has paid attention to every detail. The courtyard area is gorgeous and the patio furniture is so amazing that we wanted to take it home! Their Sunday morning brunch is awesome, and the staff went out of their way to make our stay a great experience. Although the hotel is located in downtown Stockton (convenient to the Arena, Bob Hope Theater etc.) it is a wonderful hidden oasis and we will definitely be returning!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MANTECA
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

This Hotel is Amazing.....I live In Manteca ...stayed her for a wedding....Free shuttle a Plus ....Our room was big and comfy ...not to mention the Bathtub major plus for Me !!!....we had a beautiful view of the courtyard and the water !!!...did not feel like I was In Stockton...felt like I was at a resort.... ! we plan on doing a girls trip here just for the fun of it. The staff is Amazing and Jackie she is a hoot...made you feel at home and very personable !...this by far is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at !...keep up the good work

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

Great service & food. Thank you Richard, Charles & staff. Right on the water frount. Very personable. All around very clean. Large recreational area. Contemporary, resort like feel, great imbeance. Though I do with that they had a spa on location. Great prim rib specials on Thursday. The rooms have a great bathtub and very comfortable beds. A added plus is free Starbucks coffe by the lobby.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about University Plaza Waterfront Hotel

Address: 110 West Fremont Street, Stockton, CA 95202 (Formerly Lexington Plaza Waterfront Hotel)
Location: United States > California > Stockton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Stockton
#4 Family Hotel in Stockton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — University Plaza Waterfront Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Look no further. The elegant University Plaza Waterfront Hotel stands on the water's edge alongside Stockton's beautiful Delta waterway. Recipient of the California Green Lodging Program Leadership Level award. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Sheraton Stockton
Lexington Plaza Waterfront Stockton
Regent Stockton

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