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The University Inn

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

The University Inn ( formerly Lamp Post Inn--- they still use that name in their emails) is a cute, clean and comfortable old Ann Arbor throwback. The new owner (as of two years ago) is working hard to update this war horse of a motel. Rooms are spotlessly clean, if not overly spacious. We rented the Double Queen with kitchenette...

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LampPostManagement, Manager at The University Inn, responded to this review

We are very happy to see that you enjoyed your stay! We have definitely put a lot into renovations, and it is great to find that it is paying off for our guests. The parking lot is one of the last steps to that process, and we expect that work to be finished soon. We look forward to seeing you...

Georgetown, Canada
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Travelled to Ann Arbor Michigan to watch a couple of baseball games and stayed at the University Inn. While it appears a bit dated the rooms are clean and comfortable. Rates are very reasonable and lots of amenities within a very short drive. Nice quaint place.

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LampPostManagement, Manager at The University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts! We are very glad to see that you enjoyed our home-like atmosphere and convenient location. We hope to see you again the next time you are in Ann Arbor!

Clarkston, Michigan
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The location of the Inn was really excellent.....staying in one of the University Buildings was a little weird.....The room was nice, clean, could have used a few more blankets....they give you vouchers for breakfast at the restaurant downstairs, and its CLOSED on Saturdays...??? we had to get stuff at the little market......not great. Overall it was a convenient place to...

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LampPostManagement, Manager at The University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts! We are very glad to see that you enjoyed your stay, and we certainly hope to provide you with more excellent experiences in the future, especially at some of the lowest rates in town! Our breakfast is complimentary and is open from 7am to 10am on Saturdays, so you should not have...

Wissembourg, France
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Parking available, ok. Room tinny and not so large but very clear. Only the fridge was not clean and still old drinks inside. The bed was very confortable. But but the bathroom is totally not usefull, and even worst, the shower was out of service !!!

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LampPostManagement, Manager at The University Inn, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear that we did not exceed your expectations during your recent stay. We will speak with our housekeeping staff to ensure that every room is cleaned to a higher standard and that all fridges are checked. If you ever have issues with the plumbing, please call the front desk right away. More often than not,...

Troy, MI
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A very early morning hospital appointment led me to seek overnight housing in Ann Arbor. Other reviews indicated The University Inn to be just what I was looking for - a place to stay without breaking the bank. Those reviews were right on. I'm willing to overlook tacky trim, cramped bathrooms and extremely small flat screen TV's. What I don't...

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LampPostManagement, Manager at The University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts! We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay, and your feedback is certainly appreciated as we strive to continuously improve our service. We do take pride in consistently providing clean, comfortable nights to our guests. We hope to see you again soon for the opportunity...

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Beds were comfortable, rooms were nice but fairly small. Internet was very spotty. Bathrooms could be updated, not very temperature controlled showers and one person from our group found a spider in there but handled it on his own. We didn't want to complain or have that take away from the convenience and price of the motel. Breakfast was a...

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LampPostManagement, General Manager at The University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Please make sure you book or ask for a deluxe King or QQ mini suite next time as these rooms exceed 450 SF - very roomy and we have plenty! Hope to see you soon...additional wifi upgrade scheduled for end of March (feel free to ask for a private "myfi" device at front desk should...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Very close to Michigan campus, but not too close. Room was very clean, bed seemed fairly new. Negatives include bathroom sink in the bedroom, small bathroom/shower. And shower water power was particularly weak. Not bad for a 1-2 over night stay, but not much longer.

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Convenient location, Low Price. Obviously money was spent to upgrade the bedrooms. Bathrooms should be high on the next renovation list. Check-in was quick and easy. Room was small but not uncomfortably small. Bath sink is in the bedroom if that bothers you. Bathroom pretty small - shower was weak - marginal. Otherwise the room was clean and bed was...

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London
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Travelled to see a football match and stayed here 3 days. Staff very welcoming and very helpful. Rooms spacious with plenty of wardrobe space and a nice bathroom. Rooms cleaned daily. Hotel near bus routes into town etc. which was very convenient. Would not hesitate staying here again. Retail park next door with Trader Joe's, hairdressers etc.

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Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I travel from northern mi to WV a few times per year. It's a 12 hour drive and I usually stay overnight each way. I just happened to stumble on to this place about 3 years ago. It's an old place but very well maintained, clean and everything works including the wifi. There's a small shopping center next door with...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mid-Century Colonial "Boutique Motor Lodge" - Approx 1.8 Mi south of UM Campus, 1.5 mi W of US 23, at Exit 37B. Excellent adjacent and nearby amenities including trader Joe's market. Easy access to Bus, Bike, Taxi or Uber into town. Kitchenettes and Studio suites available. We are a clean, safe well-located place to stay having new owners and newly renovated rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The University Inn

Address: 2424 E Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4813 (Formerly Lamp Post Inn)
Region: United States > Michigan > Ann Arbor
Price Range: ₹ 4,783 - ₹ 11,248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The University Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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Lamp Post Hotel Ann Arbor
Lamp Post Ann Arbor
The University Inn Ann Arbor, Michigan
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“I did not see elevators while I was there. Breakfast is free but limited.”
prototypecycle, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor - It's a lot easier on the back.”
749lenc, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is quieter. No footsteps on top of you.”
philkeeling1, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The walk downtown is about 2 miles. Bring extra soda pop as their machine ran out.”
Keiffer81, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Easier access to your vehicle if you are on parking lot level”
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