University Inn

4140 Roosevelt Way Ne, Seattle, WA 98105
(866) 797-2023
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About University Inn

A Small, Neighborhood Hotel

The University Inn is a 100% smoke free hotel in Seattle, located in the heart of the vibrant University District, minutes from downtown and mere blocks from the University of Washington campus. The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service daily, to many predetermined stops including the University Village shopping center, University of Washington Medical Center, Childrens Hospital, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and points of interest downtown such as the Seattle Center and Space Needle, Pacific Place, and the business district.

When you stay at the University Inn you can choose between Deluxe or Premier rooms, each with unique amenities that cater to every type of traveler and afford a warm relaxing atmosphere. All the guest rooms include an in-room safe, hairdryer, coffee maker, iron, pay-per-view movies and Nintendo game systems. Some rooms are also pet friendly.

Additional complimentary services and amenities include a hearty breakfast bar with fresh waffles, and a limited to go menu, free wireless internet access throughout the hotel, and an email station in the lobby. The University Inn offers two meeting rooms, perfect for banquets or business meetings. Catering is available from The Portage Bay Café located in the hotel and specializing in upscale American cuisine. There is also free parking, an outdoor hot tub, a seasonal outdoor pool and a complimentary afternoon snack daily between 4 and 5pm.

Within walking distance to the University Inn guests can explore over 30 restaurants and shops in the eclectic University District, rent canoes for exploring Portage Bay and the Arboretum, explore the Burke Gillman Trail and the University of Washington Campus. The hotel is also close to the Museum of History and Industry, and the Woodland Park Zoo.


  • Complimentary deluxe breakfast bar with a self serve waffle station

  • Breakfast To Go option for those on the run

  • Afternoon snack served daily

  • 100% smoke free environment

  • Local artists showcased in our lobby

  • Car window washing station

  • Free local shuttle to area attractions & hospitals

  • Portage Bay Café open for breakfast, brunch, & lunch

  • Dog friendly rooms available

  • Hotel-wide wireless internet access

  • Computer station in the lobby for checking email

  • Whirlpool spa and seasonal outdoor pool

  • Access to exercise room (Watertown Hotel 1 block north)

  • Free local phone calls

  • Free parking

  • Complimentary laundry facilities

  • Dry cleaning service

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