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University Park Inn and Suites
Ranked #9 of 11 Hotels in Davis
Southside, Alabama
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great location , Hot room”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I made a reservation here on the morning before i arrived that afternoon about 4pm. ....since i was already within the cancellation-fee time period when i made the reservation ,i would've expected the Inn to at least have the AC in the room turned on when i arrived but no such luck. It was 103 degrees outside and the room was cooking when we got in. I went to ask the clerk why and she said they don't turn the AC on for any rooms because it's not economical. Since i would've lost my cancellation fee by leaving I asked if she had a portable fan to help cool it off. She said no , she couldn't help me. So i drove to Rite-Aid and bought a portable 25 dollar fan before they closed. By 11pm the room was finally cooled off enough to sleep. The fridge and coffee-maker were great as was the bed and T.V.'s , the proximity to downtown Davis was just two blocks away and the pool was nice too.There's a high quality Italian restaurant next door that has the best omelettes of all-time (popeye). If the room had been cooled down on a 103 degree day or they had offered a cooler room or even a fan , this place would've been tolerable and even nice. But when one drives 4 hours through the hot valley in 100 plus temp's ,one expects to at least have a room cooled below the upper 80's, especially after securing the night's payment earlier that day. The staff at the desk seemed unconcerned about our discomfort.

Room Tip: Once you have secured your reservation and are on your way ,phone the front desk and have them prep...
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Brianne M, Guest Relations Manager at University Park Inn and Suites, responded to this review, 7 August 2014
Dear American_llonggo,

Thank you for staying at the University Park Inn and Suites! Please allow me to apologize about how hot your room was when you checked in after a long day. The hotel policy is to make sure the room is cooled down because a guest enters. Management is meeting with the front desk and housekeeping staff and will be using this incident as a, "teachable moment". Thank you for mentioning the nice swimming pool area and restaurant we have on site. As well as our convenient location close to both downtown and UC Davis.

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Bend, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I came down to Davis to see my niece. I picked this place because I have stayed at many different locations in Davis. This was to perfect. I love the pool. At night time LED lights come on as well as jazz music. Great relaxing place to have a wonderful dinner and conversation with my family. Worth every dime.Woke up very early and Katie at the front desk gave me some fresh coffee to hit the road back home. Coming back here soon.

Lori Ann V.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Brianne M, Guest Relations Manager at University Park Inn and Suites, responded to this review, 4 August 2014
Dear Lori,

Thank you for staying at the University Park Inn and Suites! I'm glad you had time to enjoy a relaxing evening by our lovely pool. It's a small oasis available for our guests at the end of a long day! Thank you for your nice comments about our staff. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Safe Travels!

Brianne
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Petaluma, California
1 review
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We rented several hotel rooms, as well as the conference room, during graduation weekend. We would definitely recommend the conference room as a party location, you have it for the whole day, it has a nice big indoor room with A/C and bathrooms, and an adjoining outdoor patio complete with outdoor kitchen, BBQ, and refrigerators. We had the staff set up several big round tables inside and outside, and there was still plenty of room for mingling. We set up a buffet inside, and used the outdoor refrigerators for all the drinks. They even let us go in the day before to decorate and stock the fridges. They also brought in a coffee station when we asked for coffee to go with our cake. We all enjoyed breakfast one morning in the lobby, and it was a short walk downtown for other meals. Some of our guests took a swim in the pool when the party was winding down. All in all it was a great experience, everyone loved it and the staff couldn't have been more helpful!

Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Banana_G81
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Brianne M, Guest Relations Manager at University Park Inn and Suites, responded to this review, 19 June 2014
Thank you for your nice comments about the University Park Inn and Suites! I'm glad you enjoyed all of the nice amenities we have to offer at our hotel. The conference room and swimming pool area are popular with our guests and give our hotel a "resort" like atmosphere. Thank you again for staying and we look forward to serving you again in the near future!

Safe Travels!

Brianne
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San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Service was great, maria was extremely helpful and assisted us with everything we needed, house keeping did an amazing job and the rooms were grest as well. The hotel is outstanding, we will definitely be comming back soon

  • Stayed May 2014
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Brianne M, Guest Relations Manager at University Park Inn and Suites, responded to this review, 30 May 2014
Dear Solecito73,

Thank you for your nice comments about the University Park Inn and Suites! We appreciate you taking the time to review our property. Maria at the Front Desk and our entire housekeeping staff are great assets to our hotel. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future!

Most Sincerely,

Brianne
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Middletown, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Dear trip advisor, I had an excellent stay and experience @ this hotel, thanks very much to the helpful staff... Particularly Maria was very helpful in helping me to find the right amenities around town... including recommendations for local resturants and shopping... also the late night front desk lady Katlin was very kind and curtious... wonderful Stay @ your hotel as always. I will come again

Chris

Room Tip: Pet Friendly Hotel, Walking distance from downtown.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Brianne M, Manager at University Park Inn and Suites, responded to this review, 27 May 2014
Dear Chris B.,

Thank you for staying at the University Park Inn and Suites! I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I appreciate your loyalty to our property as a return guest. Thank you for complimenting Kaitlin and Maria. They are exemplary associates. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future!

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Munich
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2014

This hotel is right next to the highway and at the same time only walking distance from Davis down town. This convenient location and its modest pricing definitely speak for Univ. park inn.
One light bulb was broken in our room and generally it was quite dark inside. There's some noise from the road.
Otherwise everything is fine, the rooms are clean and spacey. We enjoyed our stay!

Stayed March 2014
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1 Thank Kon V
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Brianne M, Manager at University Park Inn and Suites, responded to this review, 21 March 2014
Dear Kon V,

Thank you for staying at the University Park Inn and Suites! I apologize for the broken light bulb in your room. I'm glad you enjoyed your spacious and clean room. We have a very convenient location in Davis and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

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San Jose, California
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

Hockey brought us to the city of Davis, but university park inn and suites gave us reasons to extend our stay. Coming to town a day early gave us A hotel with large clean rooms with a central location. Parking was a breeze and the king room suite gave the family of 4 two tv sand a convenient door between us. Waffle breakfasts in the foyer and cookies at supper are a plus. The pool was refreshing after cruising the Davis markets for fresh bread, veggies and olive oils.

Downtown, whole foods and the regL cinemas are less than 5 min walk under the train line. If that's too far simple pop into cafe italia for breakfast lunch or dinner, in n out burgers or the quick mart are over the road for snacks.

Coffee at Dutch Brothers drive thru or walk up right at the entrance never had less than 3 cars waiting in each direction. Yes virginia, the coffee was good.

Need some physical activity, yoga studio over the road, rock climbing next door and bring a bike to take in the sites of Davis.

Room Tip: Back from entrance and upstairs are good options.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Brianne M, Manager at University Park Inn and Suites, responded to this review, 17 March 2014
Dear Dphipps4,

Thank you for staying at the University Park Inn and Suites in Davis! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We have lovely large guestrooms and our pool is a nice place to escape after a long day. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Additional Information about University Park Inn and Suites

Property: University Park Inn and Suites
Address: 1111 Richards Blvd, Davis, CA 95616-4715
Region: United States > California > Davis
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 11 Hotels in Davis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — University Park Inn and Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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