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University Inn

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15/05/2017 16/05/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here one night with family on warm Saturday evening in late April. The feeling of the hallways where the rooms is like a dorm although once inside the rooms, that subsides a bit. The rooms are very clean, simple, modest and dated. Small kitchenette, is a nice addition. The staff was super warm, helpful and friendly, and the hotel...

Thank Sarah N
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friend whose daughter went to U of M referred me to this hotel as she and her husband's favorite place to stay when they went to Minneapolis. So, I booked it to do my my college visit to U of M with my son. I loved it and will always stay here every time if my son chooses U...

Thank Meg M
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here to visit my daughter at UM. The property is close to campus and easy to get to. Modern design, not a lot of frills, but very clean and had all we needed. If I were staying in the area for longer I definitely would stay here because of the full kitchenette in room.

Thank Shelley H
Management response:

Thank you for taking time to post a review! We enjoy hearing about your stay! I love the kitchenette also! It is always nice having the option to cook at the hotel vs spending money going out. I am also happy to hear that you stay went very well! We hope to see you soon!

Prospect Heights, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a college visit and were very pleased with our choice. What a great find! Great location and value! The location can't be beat! Only 4 short blocks walk to Dinkytown and the University is also a short few blocks walk. The rooms are simply furnished (Scandinavian) and very clean. It's nice to have a kitchenette in...

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Management response:

Thank you for taking time to post a review! We enjoy hearing about your stay! I agree that the location is amazing! I am happy to hear that you stay went very well! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My teenage son and I made a visit to the Twin Cities to tour the UM campus and see a hockey game. The University Inn was the perfect place for us. The rooms were clean with a simple contemporary style. The staff was very nice. The coffee machine could make everything and was good coffee. The cost was reasonable. Most...

Thank Michael H
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Thank you for taking time to post a review! We enjoy hearing about your stay! I hope that your team won!! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed only one night, but really nice experience. Staff is very friendly, there is an ice coffee machine at the lobby available to all guests, a modern layout, internet was available for free and really well located!

Thank Rogerio V
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Thank you for taking time to post a review! We enjoy hearing about your stay! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great accommodations for the price, staff was very friendly, welcoming and helpful. The location is perfect to walk to restaurants and shopping. Hotel and neighborhood is quiet. Repeat guest and would go back for sure.

Thank Dana D
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Dana, I am happy to hear that you had a great stay! Thank you for your review! I hope that we see you soon!!

Fairfield, California
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Clean, well-appointed units with friendly and exceptionally helpful staff. The location was convenient without the hubbub of downtown. We will definitely stay at University Inn again next time we are in Minneapolis.

Thank Laurie L
Management response:

Laurie, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay! Also thank you for your review! We cannot wait to see you again!

Reviewed 16 March 2017

I stayed at the University Inn while in town for a business meeting and was very pleased with the experience as a whole. Every staff member I encountered displayed excellent customer service and professionalism. They were extremely helpful when asked for recommendations on dining and also travel directions. The front lobby is very welcoming and fresh coffee was always available!...

Thank Cheryl E
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Cheryl, Thank you first for taking time to write a review and second for your kind words! I am happy that you had a great stay with our hotel! It may be small but it definitely meets my expectations for a great hotel to stay at!

Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Less, in this case is MORE. Yes you can stay in a nicer place that has a beautiful entry ways with all the bells and whistles, but as a business traveler I look for a clean, safe, friendly environment that doesn't break my company's pockets! This meets those criteria as well as having extremely friendly people who truly seem to...

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Thank you for your kind words! We are very happy to hear how your stay was and how you feel about our hotel! We try and keep a clean, safe, and friendly environment that is not too pricey.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated hotel just 4 blocks from the University of Minnesota. All rooms feature kitchenettes and are ideal for both longer-term overnight stays. Free parking for hotel guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about University Inn

Address: 925 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1944
Region: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > University / Dinkytown
Price Range: $195 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — University Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Minneapolis
#5 Family Hotel in Minneapolis
#14 Business Hotel in Minneapolis
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“It's near the frat houses, so it has street noise all night.Turn on the room fan.”
183megm, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No elevator so request first floor if you have heavy luggage.”
BizTravlrfromSC, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for higher floors if you care about light, because basement rooms have small windows.”
Amberrose83, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that does not face the back parking lot.”
knappjerome, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the lower floors, as this hotel does not have a lift (it doesn't need to).”
bangaloreabhijit, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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