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Stanwood, Washington
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Absolutely fantastic place to stay. It is an older building, but probably the best maintained suite/room I have stayed in. WiFi is terrible because of signal saturation, so if you need internet bandwidth, it probably won't work for you. I tethered off my 4G phone. The suite was nearly as large as my first apartment, very clean, very well supplied...

2Thank John H
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 September 2015

This place has everything I look for when traveling: adequate food prep area, great location, value, free parking and enough space to breathe. There is no doubt that this property is well-used, in fact, it has been scrubbed to death. It is not perfect and there are no fluffy robes, but it has all the basics and enough space for...

2Thank Sallymonster64
Hamilton, Montana
Reviewed 15 September 2015

When you enter the motel, the halls and woodwork make you wonder why the high ratings. But one you figure out how to park your car (under the hotel) and carry your bags up the stairs (no elevator), the room/suite itself is amazing. Basically and apartment with a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, separate bedroom PLUS the king bed in...

1Thank BitterrootTraveler
Dreams Tulum
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Loved this motel! It was very clean. You get a suite for less than a hotel downtown. I loved the area, right next to the University of Washington. I will stay there again if I ever go to Seattle again. The house managers were more than accommodating.

1Thank ge0rgiapeach
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Love the place! The room was spacious and affordable. Also very clean. We were on a cross country roadtrip and got into town a lot earlier then expected. I called to see the earliest we could check in and the lady on the phone was very accommodating and had the room ready for us. The service was exceptional. The neighborhood...

3Thank Mollie Z
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This hotel is in the University district. You need to take a bus into the city centre, but there are a few to choose from and they are frequent. We were very happy with our suite- a separate decent sized bedroom, decent closet, ( lots of hangers), queen size bed. The kitchen had full fridge, stove & microwave. We had...

3Thank gingeravenger2015
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This is such a find in an expensive city... there are choices, and this is a brilliant one in the U District, but close to the roads to do anything you might have planned for Seattle. This used to be an apartment, converted to a motel and so large. We ended up with two bedrooms, full kitchen, deck to have...

5Thank 48Richard18
Delta, British Columbia
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We travelled to Seattle without a prior hotel booked. We had tried to book before leaving home but either the hotel was too pricey or there were no rooms available. We decided to book with this Motel as the recent reviews were rated very good. Under building parking unsecured. Hallways narrow, low lighting and the smell of staleness permeated the...

2Thank Carolynberni
Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

we were looking for something low budget in a good area. this was definitely it. just blocks from the Ave, this motel had all the amenities needed for a great stay. it wasn't fancy but i liked the sense of nostalgia and realism the place had to offer. i felt like we were staying at a friend's place. and the...

5Thank Alda N
San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 March 2015

This is a great place to stay in campus town near the University of Washington, Seattle. As stated, these rooms are suites, with a separate bedroom, another bed in the living room area, plus a full kitchen and breakfast nook. There is free adequate parking underneath the building. While the outside of the facility may not look posh modern, the...

5Thank Danlee M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about University Motel Suites

Address: 4731 12th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105-4401 (Formerly University Hotel)
Region: United States > Washington > Seattle
Price Range: ₹ 6,538 - ₹ 8,492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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University Hotel Seattle
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Seattle
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“The room facing the alley are pretty quiet”
 of 5 bubbles soccermom415, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top level would be the quietest in terms of other guests”
 of 5 bubbles P8056LMannem, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, so if you have a lot of stuff get a room on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveP552, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were in 208. Two King beds. It was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Mr_Parsnips, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floor was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 345phillipah, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
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