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Orangevale, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know, you get what you pay for but really, this was bad. I refused to walk on the carpet in my bare feet and put shoes on even to walk to the bathroom. I don't know how old the tub was but there were spots on the tub floor that were worn bare. I wouldn't even use the shower...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed September 8, 2016

We made a mistake with our date but the female checkin staff was so wonderful to accommodate us. We were so relieved to have a clean and convenient place to stay on a busy Saturday night in Fresno. Room is of adequate size with microwave and coffee maker. It is also close to the state university.

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Bassano Del Grappa, Italy
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We went there with a big group of friends. Rooms were nice, but sleeping quality was unacceptable. Room was very hot, and the AC actually had just two settings: ON and OFF. I mean, there was also the temperature, but it didn't work. It was very noisy, and fans are at the same level as the bed, so air gets...

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Greeley, Colorado
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

It's an ok place to stay. Simple yet clean. Staff was nice and pool was clean. Would stay again Price was ok for what you get. Nice fruit choice at breakfast ( apples, banana & oranges) Internet worked well, bathroom was dated but clean. If just passing thru give it a try

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Reviewed June 27, 2016

I booked this room last minute and I was very extremely disappointed! The room we got was a double bed, the beds had an old bedspreads over a torn, dirty blanket. The room also has burgundy carpet filled with stains. Most of the light fixtures were broken. The room smelled disgusting, keep out of this place! The place was so...

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Sacramento
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

University Inn stay one night during week arrived in Fresno late no reservations pick up a book at Denny's saw this advertisement for University Inn decided to drive by look OK. Room was small, clean, had 2 beds nothing special just soap and towels. They have free breakfast. Starbucks next door. Save Mart Center across the street and University of...

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San Gabriel, California
Reviewed April 9, 2016

I've stayed here twice and each time I was going to a concert at the Save Mart Center. It is literally right across the street from the venue so you don't have to pay for concert parking and can drink in your room beforehand. The rooms are clean and the staff is polite and accommodating - I drive in from...

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Peoria, Arizona
Reviewed March 15, 2016

There's an old expression that you get what you pay for---well, that's the case here. The University Inn is an OK place if you aren't expecting a great deal. The hideabed which doubled as a couch was damaged and you really couldn't sit on it. The towel rack was damaged and the light in the bathroom was dangling from the...

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Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

The hotel was not far from good places to eat. Syaff was friendly and accommodating. The room was clean and comfortable. Only problem: I didn't realize how close we'd be to the freeway....a little noisy, but it was nothing my earplugs couldn't fix.

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Reviewed October 18, 2015

Horrible horrible experience!!! My girlfriend and I spent two nights at University Inn, everything looked promising until we had a complaint. Upon arrival our room was not even ready when we booked in advanced. The clerk offered us a room with two beds, a little unsure at first but we agreed. My girlfriend ended up asking if we could be...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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 

Additional Information about University Inn

Address: 2655 E Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA 93710-8228
Location: United States > California > Fresno
Price Range: $65 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — University Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
University Hotel Fresno
University Motel Fresno
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“Away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Nebo-Lawyer, Jul 29, 2015 | Read review
“Room on the first floor in the back of parking lot fairly large, sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles Ang1013, Jul 21, 2015 | Read review
“It is right across the street from the SaveMart Center and Fresno State Univ. Great place to stay if you are going to a Concert.”
 of 5 bubbles Grandmaandme, Aug 9, 2014 | Read review
“Don't trust the advertised price on outdoor sign. We couldn't get the rate, even with an advanced booking.”
 of 5 bubbles ddaisie00, Jul 22, 2013 | Read review
“Could be lot's of college students on Fri-Saturday night. We had a handicapped room which was in the quiet area.”
 of 5 bubbles CINDERELLASTRUNK, Apr 23, 2013 | Read review
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