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Palo Alto, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed overnight for a kid's sporting event last weekend. I'm usually a pretty positive reviewer, but not this time. Our room was near an outside door, which closed with a deafening clang. No sound proofing at all as far as I could tell. I could hear everything in the hall, and outside our window in the pool area. The... More 

Thank suikhonen
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay was good overall-- the hotel is located right next to Fresno State, which is a plus if you have business there. I was worried about the internet based on other reviews, but I asked to be put in a room with a strong signal, and I was getting speeds of around 50Mb/s which was pretty impressive. I also... More 

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Livermore, California
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149 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was EXCELLENT when it was Picadilly Inn. I enjoyed the first time I stayed in this hotel. NOW???? What the hell happened? I know it has to be new management. I stayed in the room and the accomodations were ok. Some of the fixtures were old. They didn''t change the bed linens after I left. This really shocked... More 

Thank Driver_316
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had stayed at this hotel a couple of years ago and had found it clean and an excellent value, so I was surprised by how much things had gone downhill. The bathroom has black mold around the tub, the doors are scuffed. The fitted sheets on the beds are so small they don't cover the sides of the mattress... More 

Thank Catherine D
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel recently while on our business trip to Fresno. I will get straight to the point as we didn't spend too much time here: Pro: Good size and spacious rooms, swimming pool, basic amenities Con: Very noisy, old I would not classify this hotel as family friendly but it is a good place to stay if... More 

Thank WarmCoffeeHub
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had our wedding reception 2 weeks ago in the beautiful Grand Ballroom. Seng, Brandi and the rest of the staff are amazing. They created a magical evening for us and our 300 guests. The decor was beautiful, the staff was very helpful, the food (chicken marsala) was delicious and our over all experience was GREAT! We had many out... More 

1 Thank Summer G
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Location of the hotel is great! Close to Fresno State as well as a ton of dining. Rooms are clean, although the beds and pillows leave something to be desired (not all that comfortable). The pool is clean, which is awesome. There is also a hot complimentary breakfast, which was decent but nothing great. Very fast and free Wifi! Overall... More 

Thank Kevin W
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I had several issues with my stay at this hotel, starting with when I rolled over to turn off the bedside lamp and found a flea sharing sharing my pillow. I killed it, but it was too late, it had already bitten my neck. I convinced myself it was just an unfortunate leftover from a four-legged guest and examined the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Thought it was great. Best Jacuzzi I've ever been in!! Not sure why, but the phone in our room rang twice with no one on the line. The second time was at 2am! We visited the Jacuzzi twice but the second time, there were no towels. We had to go back to the room dripping all over.

1 Thank Mary K
Fresno, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Great customer service! The room was huge and very clean. I loved how I could walk to the restaurants. The Houseman was very helpful and polite. Actually, I was really impressed. Great room and excellent price!

1 Thank reynadiane

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The University Square Hotel! We are located just minutes from Downtown Fresno, The Fresno Convention Center, Save Mart Center Fresno and adjacent to California State University Fresno. University Square Hotel is the perfect choice for both the business or leisure traveler. The hotel is close to a variety of shopping or dining options like Fashion Fair Mall, Fig Garden Village or River Park. Looking for some more fun? University Square Hotel is near a multitude of activities like the Chaffee Zoo, Fresno Museum of Art, Fresno State Bulldog sports or the Fresno Grizzlies. If you want to relax, simply stay put and enjoy our amenities including a refreshing swimming pool, garden courtyard, heated spa and a comprehensive gym for an invigorating work out. Relax in our spacious guest rooms complete with plush, upgraded bedding. Each room comes equipped with the amenities needed for a great stay. All rooms come with a refrigerator and microwaves upon request. We offer our guests a deluxe hotel with a continental breakfast and complimentary high speed internet access along with a business center for free! Planning a meeting or special event? The University Square Hotel has a superior level of guest service and exceptional meeting, wedding, and banquet facilities. Our elegant ballroom can accommodate up to 400 people banquet style. The University Square Hotel has a full service catering team to meet your needs. We're ready to plan your next event. We welcome your visit to the Fresno area! ... more   less 

Additional Information about University Square Hotel

Address: 4961 North Cedar Ave., Fresno, CA 93724 (Formerly Piccadilly Inn University)
Region: United States > California > Fresno
Price Range: RM344 - RM554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — University Square Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 190
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Also Known As:
Piccadilly Hotel University
Piccadilly Hotel Fresno
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“Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles suikhonen, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Unknown, BUT the room at the Picadilly--when that was the name--any was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles Driver_316, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Find yourself another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles CatherineD404, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Verify whether the elevators are functioning”
 of 5 bubbles 32fredc, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask front desk for remodeled room”
 of 5 bubbles mt5445, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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