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Hyatt Place UC Davis
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Davis
Reviewed May 23, 2014

Up until now I have rarely written a review for a chain hotel largely because the experience has been typically sanitized and impersonal.........my experience here proved an exception. The staff was incredibly accommodating and went out of their way to make my stay totally enjoyable. My room in the newly completed addition was outstanding in every way. The Hyatt Place UC Davis proved affordable, quiet, conveniently located on campus, and in close proximity to both The Mondavi Center and UC Davis' new winery. If my stay was any indication, the Hyatt Place is certainly an outstanding choice for anyone visiting Davis.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed May 21, 2014

What a mess. The reservation process was painful and involved 4 calls. They still didn't have the room right when we arrived. Said how "lucky" we were that they could accomodate us. They promised us a free night with our points and then reneged AFTER our stay. The room was mediocre 3-star and not up to normal Hyatt standards. Instead of Hyatt Place they should call it Hyatt Lite. I am returning to Davis soon and have booked into the Best Western University Lodge.

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  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 14, 2014

When we came back to the hotel to find the two elevators out-of-service, we were pointed to stairways to the fourth floor. It wasn't clear if one or both of the elevators were out and hotel employees didn't seem to know, either. The next day the elevators were still out of order; the story line at the front desk was that the needed part wouldn't come in until next week.
Unfortunately, we couldn't sooth ourselves with a good cup of coffee because the lobby coffee here is so watered down, we became tea drinkers.

Room Tip: top floor. otherwise, every step the guy in the room above you takes will rattle your bones.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled on business
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

So my normal "Plan A" for finding a hotel is to look at the TripAdvisor reviews and pick one of the less expensive places with a decent report. We arrived in Davis late one evening having not made reservations but having spent the last half-hour of our car trip looking up hotels on the smart phone. We drove to the hotel we decided on only to find they had no vacancy.
So my normal "Plan B" is "Forget it. Lets just go someplace nice and hope it doesn't break the bank." Naturally, we went to Hyatt Place.
The facility is gorgeous. The rate was only a little bit more than I was about to pay at the other place. The morning breakfast was just spectacular including fresh fruit, oatmeal, lots of breakfast goodies, and two different kinds of made-to-order breakfast sandwiches that the breakfast-bar staff assemble and toast for you!
Also, we have a handicapped relative who asked us to check out handicapped possibilities at the Hyatt, and the staff was nice enough to show us one of those rooms. Very nice with a big door for wheeling through, lots of room for maneuvering a wheelchair, a wheel-in shower, and a second security hall-peep-hole below the regular one so that a person in a wheelchair can verify who is in the hallway without having to stand up, somehow.
There is a pool and hot tub, a small gym, and a small bar area. Besides the pool, I didn't see much stuff for little kids, although that made no difference for our stay.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled with family
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1  Thank dmpdsc
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Reviewed April 30, 2014

My son and I stayed here for two nights visiting UC Davis recently. We had a great experience. When I was comparing all the nearby hotels listed on the college's website, I was wonderfully surprised by the Hyatt's convenient location. It sits right on campus next door to the visitor's welcoming center! For less than $150 a night, we had a spacious room with complementary breakfasts, free shuttle to anywhere in Davis at anytime. The room is well-furnished. The bathroom is a little small, but with the sink positioned outside the bathroom door, the shortcoming is easily overcome. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. The lobby is cozy and has a nice flow. My son even spent a couple of quiet hours down there and got some study done. I would recommend it to anyone visiting UC Davis.

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Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is a good, clean updated motel that is right on the UC Davis campus. We chose this place because it is pet friendly -- we had an appointment with a specialist at the UC Davis Vet School the next morning. We stayed one night with our golden retriever, for whom we paid an extra $100.00. The staff was friendly, very helpful and attentive. The front desk is open 24/7. There is a gym if you have the time for a workout. Breakfast included. No amenities like bellmen or room service, but that is to be expected. Would recommend for anyone who needs a room close to the campus.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

This was a very nice property located in the heart of the Davis Campus. It was clean and comfortable. We had a Jr suite. It had a sectional with a hassock , so watching the flat screen Tv was comfortable. Free breakfast was good. They have a complimentary shuttle to take you to the downtown area, which we did for dinner. This was a nice quiet stop for us as we were traveling north on I 5, and did not want to drive through the busy Sacramento area. On our way there we stopped at the Bogle Winery which is about a half hour away. I would recommend that as well.

Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hyatt Place UC Davis

Address: 173 Old Davis Road, Davis, CA 95619
Location: United States > California > Davis
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Davis
Price Range: $152 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hyatt Place UC Davis 3.5*
Number of rooms: 127
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