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University Inn Reno

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The front desk attendant was careless. The sink drain was slow. The nightstand lamp didn't work. The TV was too small for the room. There were no bathroom supplies, except for one small wafer of soap. The breakfast was skimpy.

We do no go again. The cover was changed. We don't like this hotel.

Our room was filthy. We did not receive any room service. We had to call the office to get clean towels. The odor was terrible. The toilet was gross.

I picked this motel because I was traveling for business and this was the cheapest option despite the bad reviews. I believed that the only people that post reviews are people who like to complain. It turned out that every bad review was true. The exterior if the motel is as filthy as the interior. Screen windows are torn and cigarette butts and garbage are everywhere. Rooms are rented weekly so there was yelling and banging on doors. My room was nasty. The carpet by the door looked like a murder scene. It was supposed to be nonsmoking, but I could smell the cigarettes of the people next door. The bed and pillows were circa 1960's. The TV was circa 1980 with a cable box and a remote that was not fully functioning. One of the lamps did not work. The towel rack fell off the wall when a hand towel was hung on it. I had to go into the toilet tank after every flush to put the rubber seal in place so the tank would fill. Orbitz should refuse to list this place as it is a bad reflection on them. Pay the extra money to stay at a different motel. Whatever you are saving is not worth the gag reflexes.

The room needs some work. The outside is nasty. Sheets were not clean. You pay for what you get.

My room was not very clean. I found what look like a blood stain on the sheet. The pillows covers were dingy white they looked very old. Please be advised that they will not let you cancel, I changed my mind when I took one look at the hotel but they said even if I didnt stay there they would charge me for one night so I ended up staying there but I was not comfortable at all. I will not stay there again and I will NOT recommend this hotel to my friends and family.

Never stay here! It is dirty, the beds are horrible and the staff unhelpful.

i booked for three nights. i stayed two nights have to come back to home. pretty early at morning in the second day i went to office in motel i talked with owner Emrik to cancel third night he said that's fine no problem then a week later i saw on my bank account another charge of the three nights he never cancelled third night plus double charge. I have almost a month claiming my money this man only lie to me and he don't do nothing. I'm live 600 miles from there just waiting for the day he pleases to refund my money.

Booked a 'non-smoking' room. Was given a 'non-smoking' room with super strong smoke smell that lasted for the entire three days of my stay there. Will stay away

This motel is actually not bad. Neighborhood seems to be safe. We had delux (upgraded) room, so cannot speak for standard rooms. Room, bathroom, sink, microwave, and fridge were all clean. Fridge was noisy, so we turned it off for the night. Carpet was worn, though, and smelled of chemicals. I had to take my allergy pills. Breakfast is very basic but works. Cereal, oatmeal, muffins, waffles, coffee, tea. Pillows were thin. Cleanliness was most important to us, so recommend because of that.

El peor hotel...sucio...asqueroso...caro...ropa sucia con sangre...servicio sanitario con pupu y pipi. Almohadas viejas y sucias...tuve que comprar ropa de cama para poder dormir en el. Deje el hotel por asqueroso...puse queja al dueño y dijo que lo limpiaban todos los días...no me reembolso mi dinero. Lo deben de quitar de la lista de hoteles y cerrarlo. Ojo...no vuelvan hacer uso de este hotel. Tengo fotos pero no se pueden agregar.

1651 North Virginia Street Reno NV

Hotel highlights

  • Steps from Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center and Nevada Historical Society
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

University Inn Reno is adjacent to popular attractions such as Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center and Nevada Historical Society. This 70-room motel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.


Rooms

A flat-screen TV comes with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Other standard amenities include a coffee maker, an ironing board, and a desk.


Property features

University Inn Reno features free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and laundry facilities. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive.

Room options

Double Room, 2 Queen Beds, Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, 1 King Bed, Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Deluxe Double Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for University Inn Reno

Everyone (11)
1

dilapidated

Everyone

The front desk attendant was careless. The sink drain was slow. The nightstand lamp didn't work. The TV was too small for the room. There were no bathroom supplies, except for one small wafer of soap. The breakfast was skimpy.

By , from Utah on Dec 31, 2017

1
Everyone

We do no go again. The cover was changed. We don't like this hotel.

By , from foster city, ca on Sep 11, 2017

1
Everyone

Our room was filthy. We did not receive any room service. We had to call the office to get clean towels. The odor was terrible. The toilet was gross.

By on Aug 1, 2017

1

listen to the reviews

Everyone

I picked this motel because I was traveling for business and this was the cheapest option despite the bad reviews. I believed that the only people that post reviews are people who like to complain. It turned out that every bad review was true. The exterior if the motel is as filthy as the interior. Screen windows are torn and cigarette butts and garbage are everywhere. Rooms are rented weekly so there was yelling and banging on doors. My room was nasty. The carpet by the door looked like a murder scene. It was supposed to be nonsmoking, but I could smell the cigarettes of the people next door. The bed and pillows were circa 1960's. The TV was circa 1980 with a cable box and a remote that was not fully functioning. One of the lamps did not work. The towel rack fell off the wall when a hand towel was hung on it. I had to go into the toilet tank after every flush to put the rubber seal in place so the tank would fill. Orbitz should refuse to list this place as it is a bad reflection on them. Pay the extra money to stay at a different motel. Whatever you are saving is not worth the gag reflexes.

By , from Midwest on Apr 9, 2017

3
Everyone

The room needs some work. The outside is nasty. Sheets were not clean. You pay for what you get.

By on Aug 14, 2016

1

not happy with my room for the price!

Everyone

My room was not very clean. I found what look like a blood stain on the sheet. The pillows covers were dingy white they looked very old. Please be advised that they will not let you cancel, I changed my mind when I took one look at the hotel but they said even if I didnt stay there they would charge me for one night so I ended up staying there but I was not comfortable at all. I will not stay there again and I will NOT recommend this hotel to my friends and family.

By , from reno, nevada on Aug 9, 2016

1
Everyone

Never stay here! It is dirty, the beds are horrible and the staff unhelpful.

By on Aug 4, 2016

1

it was an awful experience. the worst service.

Everyone

i booked for three nights. i stayed two nights have to come back to home. pretty early at morning in the second day i went to office in motel i talked with owner Emrik to cancel third night he said that's fine no problem then a week later i saw on my bank account another charge of the three nights he never cancelled third night plus double charge. I have almost a month claiming my money this man only lie to me and he don't do nothing. I'm live 600 miles from there just waiting for the day he pleases to refund my money.

By , from Los Angeles on Jul 3, 2016

3

negative experience though cheap

Everyone

Booked a 'non-smoking' room. Was given a 'non-smoking' room with super strong smoke smell that lasted for the entire three days of my stay there. Will stay away

By on Feb 20, 2016

4

not bad

Everyone

This motel is actually not bad. Neighborhood seems to be safe. We had delux (upgraded) room, so cannot speak for standard rooms. Room, bathroom, sink, microwave, and fridge were all clean. Fridge was noisy, so we turned it off for the night. Carpet was worn, though, and smelled of chemicals. I had to take my allergy pills. Breakfast is very basic but works. Cereal, oatmeal, muffins, waffles, coffee, tea. Pillows were thin. Cleanliness was most important to us, so recommend because of that.

By on Feb 14, 2016