Ratings based on 1,263 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
3.8 out of 5
91% of guests recommend
4.0 Room cleanliness
3.9 Service & staff
4.0 Room comfort
3.6 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
We double-checked.
3 out of 5
by A verified travellerfrom Palmdale, CA

Hotel close to a friend's place

Posted 21-May-2015
Pros: The bed was comfortable.
Cons: The free breakfast should not be the same meal every day.
Location: For a college town, Fresno has very little to do. My husband and I highly recommend Forestiere Underground Gardens.
We were looking for a nice hotel close to an old friend's house and came across the University Square Hotel. It was close, had good restaurants close by and looked like it would be clean. The cleaning staff never cleaned under the bed. We found this out because we thought we lost something under the bed and there was a dirty towel, some trash, a plastic cup and a plastic rose petal. The counters in the bathroom were not wiped down while we were there. The free breakfast wasn't bad, but it was very boring. They served scrambled eggs, french fries, sausage and ham sandwich meat. Their ads show waffles and other breakfast items. Honestly, the best thing about the hotel was the bed. It is a very good thing we only come to any hotel to sleep.
2 out of 5
by A verified travellerfrom NorCal

Needs some work

Posted 19-May-2015
Pros: Staff
Cons: Lobby
Location: Close to CSU Fresno
The hotel staff were friendly, the 3 pm check in time seems to be the earliest the day we were there. The lobby and grounds in the front scared us but the room was quiet and comfortable.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom Paradise, Ca

Best deal in town.

Posted 17-May-2015
Pros: Hot breakfast, big room, refrigerator in room.
Cons: Change the breakfast menu every few days and a microwave would be nice.
Location: Every restaurant you can think of within a few miles.
Hot breakfast, big room, clean and has refrigerator. Pool is awesome. Haven't seen any in the area to compare for the price.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom Carmel, CA

Consistent and Convenient

Posted 17-May-2015
Pros: The convenient location to Fresno State, the friendly staff, the clean, big rooms and the really comfy beds.
Cons: The breakfast!!! Better quality and more frequent replenishing. The chafers should always be full of fresh food, even near 9:00 AM!
Location: The most convenient hotel for families visiting their college students. Lots of good food places nearby: Dog House, Deli Delicious, Harry's Bagels.
We stay here every time we visit our daughter at Fresno State because it's so convenient and we know what to expect. The staff are always pleasant and accommodating, the rooms are large and clean and the beds are really comfortable. The only huge disappointment is their breakfast. It is honestly terrible and they seem to replenish it just a couple of times. No matter what time we go down, the chafers are empty. There are people in line behind you so you can't take very much food to leave them some and you can't go back for more because they don't replenish it. This is the case EVERY SINGLE TIME. Also the quality of the food is pretty poor. It is such a poor value that we wind up going out for breakfast as well so we can get enough to eat. We have stayed in many hotels where breakfast is included and the quality and freshness is 500% better so I know there can be improvements made and they really, really need to be. It's a shame too because the rest of our experience is always good.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom California

I felt like a Princess!

Posted 13-May-2015
Pros: i stated that all above...liked most everything :)
Cons: Charge less is the only improvement i can think of.
Location: good location, safe neighborhood...i was resting so I didn't explore the neighborhood
I had a ginormous room, nicely furnished...the most comfortable bed I've ever slept in! Four big, fluffy pillows. Drapes that kept the light out so you can sleep late if you wish. But, you'll want to get up for their yummy free breakfast every morning! Sausage, ham, scrambled eggs, sliced potatoes, several types of cereal and fresh milk, several types of juice, toast, english muffins and two types of jelly and real butter to put on them. I love to sleep late, but I woke up early every morning I was there for that good breakfast. The Hotel was in a great, safe neighborhood. It was very clean, and quiet. I enjoyed the artwork in the hallways and in my room...in good taste and hung straight on the wall. The floors in the halls were really nice.
2 out of 5
by A verified traveller

Posted 09-May-2015
Pros: Nothing
Tried to charge for "incidentals" that we simply never used
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom Elkatawneh

The only problem is the breakfast is not good all

Posted 02-May-2015
The hotel need to be finced, it is easy to have your car stollen or brake in to it, every thing inside the hotel is good, except the breakfast, things outside the hotel need to be watched,
3 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom Pasadena, CA.

Nice hotel with Great Location to Fresno State.

Posted 27-Apr-2015
Pros: Outstanding location for athletic events
Cons: Somehow, quiet the door swings from being so loud.
Location: Location sits directly across the street from Fresno State Campus and within walking distance of school's athletic events. Good dining next door.
Seasoned hotel with excellent access to Fresno State Campus and Athletic Facilities. Rooms were big and clean with lots of parking. Several National Chain Restaurants of good quality within easy walking distance. Youth soccer and softball tournaments were being held nearby along with Fresno State Men's Baseball and Women's Softball Activities so hotel was crowded. Solid doors to rooms with heavy locks allowed for lots of constant door slammings that made sleeping somewhat of a challenge. I will return again due to excellent location.
1 out of 5
by A verified travellerfrom sutter creek

This hotel pic is not the same needs a remodel

Posted 27-Apr-2015
Pros: The employees where nice the hotel was a nice one way back when Iam sure
Cons: remodel , remodel ,remodel
Location: we went to the rodeo
we pulled up I new the pic is not the same the owner told me I needed to park in the gated area , the guy who checked us in was rushed by the owner. hotel looked like it was under staff the staff was nice but the walk down the old hallways with cheep wood flooring had carpeting that need to be washed . when we entered our room it was hard to get in the key card wasn't working well we walked in went to the bath room we had a whole above the shower head . Mold growing on the side of the old tub stains in the tub. the wood floor was not very well sink need to be up dated carpeting was stained and old lighting was bad the windows where dirty the walls had stucko that needed to be washed a lot of dust around the lamps and dental flaws that was left behind the side table . there was a stained that was on the pillow case we thought maybe the bedding wasn't wash we the air and heater needed to be clean vents we didn't get any air . it also the control need to be up dated I didn't use the pool or spa it to looked to need up date the next morning we went to have breakfast the experience was free Iam sure we paid for it no flavor ham that was lunch meat the sausage was cold and the eggs were from powdered juice was watered down it was crowded I don't know why!!
3 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travellerfrom califotnia

central

Posted 27-Apr-2015
Quiet I was surprised. Beds are firm and more comfortable than what I have at home, place needs some paint and minor maintenance ( replace missing doorknobs of stair way door...) chipped walls. Overall I woul go back. Can't beat the price.