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Quality Inn University Center

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The room was clean however had a dingy smell and humid. The pillows were very small and flimsy. Not even a chair to sit down other than the bed.

This Quality Inn was in a handy location to access Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh Univ. or Carlow Univ. Check in was a little weird, but overall the staff was friendly. This hotel had free parking but no free breakfast. The halls were a little dingy but room was clean. The rear "fire exit" (which I thought would lead to the back parking lot) actually led to a locked door. (Code violation?) I would probably not stay at this hotel again.

Slider to balcony off track and unsecured, both neighboring balconies could walk over and look or walk in my roomind if they wanted. The 1/2" gap on the track let a ton of cold air in so room was freezing in Feb. Better to stay at a $49 hotel out of town... atleast then I expect a dump BUT for over $100 per night I expect security and a comfortable room.

Great location if you are in town traveling to UPMC (within a reasonable walking distance) and are on a budget. The hotel itself is nothing special, but I don't think that anyone would be expecting a "5-star" experience based on the rate/hotel brand. They do have an attached Panera, which is a plus. The hotel room was a bit dated, but clean overall and OK for a night/few nights. Again, if your expectations aren't unreasonable this is a convenient and practical hotel for UPMC visitors.

The staff is very friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable. Beds were comfortable also. It was nice to have a fridge and microwave.

Building and decor are old sometimes shabby, need updating.

We specifically went to Pittsburgh to go to UPMC. We did not know her way around Pittsburgh so the shuttle service at this hotel was priceless for us. They have excellent service the staff was extremely friendly at the hotel we were very comfortable in our room and we would definitely stay there again.

Good location - right by the colleges (Pitt, Carnegie Mellon, Duquesne). Room was dated but had a small balcony, fridge, microwave, and hair dryer.

Convenient to the University of Pittsburgh. Friendly helpful staff. Free parking.

Room was clean and comfortable. The staff at the front desk were very nice and handled my check in quickly. I also like that there is a Panera Bread restaurant in the building.

The hotel is in a great location and has a great staff, but I left with bug bites on my arms and legs.

This hotel was perfect for the short stop in Pittsburgh I made. It was easily accessible, close to other areas, and had plenty of parking.

Good location, close to campus. Room was somewhat run-down. There's a Panera in the same building, which is convenient.

Great place to stay when a sister is in the UPMC hospital. Staff very accommodating and kind

Older hotel but they have been doing updates to keep it current. I feel it is a good value considering its location to Pitt and CMU and it works for my needs. My wife might not think it is nice enough but she usually spends more on hotels than I like to.

It's an OK hotel with OK furnishings. It's pretty convenient though.

Great location, shuttle to get to Steelers game was very convenient, and having Panera right in the building was nice!

i just needed a place to sleep before my interview. overall it was clean and i had a good stay

Good value for the area. Quiet and clean. Rooms and furnishings are older.

My trip was for the audition of Carnegie Mellon University. Considering about this, the location is really good. And, I have a experience to stay in the past here. They did change interior so that is clean and looks good. But, the weather was pretty cold and hitter didn't make the room warm well. Shuttle service was also good. I like this hotel.

3401 Blvd Of The Allies Pittsburgh PA

Hotel highlights

  • Close to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Located in Oakland, Quality Inn University Center is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh. This hotel has 119 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. Also close to this Pittsburgh hotel are Carnegie Mellon University and Monongahela Incline.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at Panera Bread, the hotel's onsite restaurant. You can get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.


Rooms

All 119 air-conditioned rooms feature balconies, microwaves, and refrigerators. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other amenities include coffee makers, free newspapers, and free local calls.


Property features

Quality Inn University Center features a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. There's free parking and a free area shuttle. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a computer station, a library, and free newspapers.

Room options

Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Quality Inn University Center

Everyone (10) Couples (29) Business (28) Family (20) Friends (14) Other (28)
3

great location

Everyone

The room was clean however had a dingy smell and humid. The pillows were very small and flimsy. Not even a chair to sit down other than the bed.

By , from florida on Jun 5, 2017

3

good location for colleges

Everyone

This Quality Inn was in a handy location to access Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh Univ. or Carlow Univ. Check in was a little weird, but overall the staff was friendly. This hotel had free parking but no free breakfast. The halls were a little dingy but room was clean. The rear "fire exit" (which I thought would lead to the back parking lot) actually led to a locked door. (Code violation?) I would probably not stay at this hotel again.

By , from Chicago on Mar 6, 2017

Review comment responded on Mar 13, 2017

Thank you for staying with us and for submitting your feedback. We passed our annual fire inspection in February of 2017. Because of your comments, I personally inspected the rear fire exit door. The rear fire exit door is functioning properly. In the event of an emergency, one has to push the red bar on the emergency exit door. The door will open and allow guests to leave the building. The door cannot be opened from the outside. The door is solely to be used as an emergency exit- not a shortcut to the parking lot. Guests can access the parking lot via the hotel's main lobby entrance. When Panera Bread is open for business, guests can access the parking lot via their main entrance or their patio entrance. I hope this information is helpful. Sincerely, Ben Greiner Assistant General Manager

3

near pitt but run down and over priced.

Everyone

Slider to balcony off track and unsecured, both neighboring balconies could walk over and look or walk in my roomind if they wanted. The 1/2" gap on the track let a ton of cold air in so room was freezing in Feb. Better to stay at a $49 hotel out of town... atleast then I expect a dump BUT for over $100 per night I expect security and a comfortable room.

By on Feb 27, 2017

3

ok hotel near upmc

Everyone

Great location if you are in town traveling to UPMC (within a reasonable walking distance) and are on a budget. The hotel itself is nothing special, but I don't think that anyone would be expecting a "5-star" experience based on the rate/hotel brand. They do have an attached Panera, which is a plus. The hotel room was a bit dated, but clean overall and OK for a night/few nights. Again, if your expectations aren't unreasonable this is a convenient and practical hotel for UPMC visitors.

By , from Norfolk, VA on Nov 2, 2016

4

very clean, reasonably priced.

Everyone

The staff is very friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable. Beds were comfortable also. It was nice to have a fridge and microwave.

By , from NJ on Oct 20, 2016

3
Everyone

Building and decor are old sometimes shabby, need updating.

By , from York, PA on Oct 15, 2016

4

convenient hotel close to upmc

Everyone

We specifically went to Pittsburgh to go to UPMC. We did not know her way around Pittsburgh so the shuttle service at this hotel was priceless for us. They have excellent service the staff was extremely friendly at the hotel we were very comfortable in our room and we would definitely stay there again.

By , from Charleston, West Virginia on Sep 3, 2016

4
Everyone

Good location - right by the colleges (Pitt, Carnegie Mellon, Duquesne). Room was dated but had a small balcony, fridge, microwave, and hair dryer.

By on Aug 7, 2016

4

hotel close to the university

Everyone

Convenient to the University of Pittsburgh. Friendly helpful staff. Free parking.

By , from Westbury, NY on Feb 27, 2016

4

business trip

Everyone

Room was clean and comfortable. The staff at the front desk were very nice and handled my check in quickly. I also like that there is a Panera Bread restaurant in the building.

By , from Camp Hill, PA on Feb 12, 2016