University Inn

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Outdoor pool
Select Comfort beds, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Select Comfort beds, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Select Comfort beds, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of University Inn

University Inn

2.0 star property
Guests rated this property 2.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
630 Main St, Chico, CA, 95928

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNational Yo-Yo Museum5 min walk
  • Popular LocationBidwell Mansion State Historic Park8 min walk
  • Popular LocationCalifornia State University-Chico18 min walk
  • AirportChico, CA (CIC-Chico Municipal)12 min drive

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About this area


Located in Chico, University Inn is near a train station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park, while National Yo-Yo Museum and Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park are cultural highlights. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • National Yo-Yo Museum - 5 min walk
  • Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park - 8 min walk
  • California State University-Chico - 18 min walk
  • SacValley MedShare - 3 min drive
  • Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Chico Station - 12 min walk
  • Chico, CA (CIC-Chico Municipal) - 12 min drive


  • Tin Roof Bakery — 2 min walk
  • Sicilian Cafe — 5 min walk
  • 5th Street Steakhouse — 5 min walk
  • Broadway Heights California Cuisine — 6 min walk
  • Christian Michael's Ristorante — 6 min walk

About this property

University Inn

Hotel with free parking, near California State University-Chico
Along with an outdoor pool, this hotel has a 24-hour front desk and a computer station. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, free newspapers, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are onsite. All 43 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. Refrigerators and microwaves are standard, as are TVs with cable channels.
University Inn offers 43 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Beds feature Select Comfort mattresses. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply).

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Business services

  • Computer station


  • Garden


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Select Comfort bed


  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination


  • 37-inch TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Vagabond Inn Chico
Vagabond Inn Hotel Chico
University Inn Chico
University Inn Hotel
University Inn Chico
University Inn Hotel Chico

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 63 out of 992 reviews
5 - Excellent 6%
Rating 4 - Good. 110 out of 992 reviews
4 - Good 11%
Rating 3 - Okay. 153 out of 992 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 231 out of 992 reviews
2 - Poor 23%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 435 out of 992 reviews
1 - Terrible 44%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location of the hotel was good. Close to downtown and shopping.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Its right downtown and convenient. Staff is friendly and I was very pleased.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family and small children
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Bath room was completely discussing! There was cockroaches everywhere! Burn holes in sheets and blankets! Didn’t have remote for tv had to have one brought to the room. Was just all the way discussed! Was refunded my money for the room but I will never return
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Not a bad room for the price. Staff was friendly and attentive. Our son goes to Chico State and we stayed there while visiting him. We will stay there again.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with group, Business traveler
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Rooms were not clean. They had cockroaches and bed bugs. Even the towels were dirty. Dirty clothes of the previous guest were still in the room
Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2021