Located just off Highway 41 and about a 7-minute drive from Fresno's city centre, the Best Western Plus Fresno Inn is geared towards road travellers who prefer a centrally located hotel with a free breakfast, an outdoor pool and easy highway access.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a seating area and a sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness room, guest laundry, a 24-hour business centre, vending machines, free parking and a free breakfast. Pets are not permitted.
Gallery Plaza offers shopping about a 3-minute drive away, while California State University, Fresno is a 6-minute drive from the hotel. Bulldog Stadium is roughly 4 minutes away by car and Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) is a 12-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: January 27, 2014)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, rooms, staff and breakfast.
The hotel's location was praised by many lodgers. They found it close to highway access, shopping, restaurants, the airport, a supermarket, banking, California State University, Fresno, Yosemite National Park and Kings Canyon.
Numerous reviewers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, spacious and well equipped, with comfortable beds and fast Wi-Fi.
The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by travellers. They were characterized as friendly, efficient and helpful with dining recommendations and directions.
Several guests enjoyed the hotel's free breakfast. They described it as delicious, great and frequently replenished, with a good variety of hot and cold items and a clean eating area. A few guests did find the breakfast area to be somewhat small, however.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer.
A few guests complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported street and parking lot noise, as well as noisy in-room air conditioning and noise from guests in adjacent rooms.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 of 66 Fresno hotels with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 108 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 with a 94% recommendation rate from 85 reviews.Booking.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 21 reviews.The author called the hotel on January 27, 2014 to verify some information.