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Holiday Inn Express Berkeley

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1175 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Merced, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My wife and two young children (5 and 3) stayed here for a Friday night so that we could do some fun family things in the area. While the hotel isn't in a very picturesque area (along busy University Ave), I thought the hotel itself was fine. Here are a few quick comments:. - free breakfast (the woman who works... More 

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Kristopher U, Thank you for taking your valuable time to share your experience with the Tripadvisor community. I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Berkeley. We hope to see you again on a future visit to Berkeley. Regards, Greg Liversedge General Manager More 

Houston, TX
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70 reviews 70 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This was a quick business trip that required only a quiet, convenient, & secure location. This hotel was a great fit for all of those needs. They are also a very easy walk to several good restaurants on University & within easy reach of the North Berkeley BART station. When I am back again, I will choose this hotel.

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Hstn Trvlr, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Berkeley for your recent trip. I'm thrilled that we were exactly what you were looking for. We hope to see you again soon. Greg Liversedge More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for a week during the Christmas holidays. The hotel is in an interesting part of town. Not really walking distance to any upscale restaurants. The hotel was clean and the rooms were nice. We really like the friendliness of the front desk staff. Raj was outstanding on check in. The breakfast was continental style and... More 

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Terrell B, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during the holiday week. I will share your wonderful comments with Raj. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Greg Liversedge More 

Los Angeles, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

WE VISIT OUR DAUGHTER REGULARLY IN BERKELEY. WE HAVE NOT FOUND A SATISFACTORY HOTEL IN WHICH TO STAY UNTIL LAST MONTH, This hotel is on University Avenue just 3 blocks west from fSan Pablo. It is quiet and clean with free parking and WI Fi. A breakfast is severed and the rates are reasonable. We are glad we found this... More 

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Caroline A, I'm gad that we fit what you were looking for. I know rates can vary by quite a large margin in the Bay Area. We try to keep our rates consistent and appropriate to the market. We hope that we see you many times during your trips to Berkeley. Regards, Greg Liversedge General Manager More 

California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We flew up for a quick 24 hour stay to catch the Cal vs Stanford game last weekend and last minute booked this hotel. Check-in was easy and the gentleman was friendly. We had booked a larger suite with the whirlpool tub (didn't use the tub but the bathroom was nice and large.) We weren't in the room for much... More 

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Tammy B, Thank you for staying with us for the recent Cal game. I apologize for the confusion at checkout and not being able to provide you with a receipt for your stay. You are more than welcome to contact me directly so I can look at the specifics of your reservation and hopefully resolve this issue. Overall I'm... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We stayed here in August for our daughter's move in to Cal. More than 2 weeks after we checked out, I realized that my phone was missing. It is the phone I use in my country and I did not use it while I am in the states so I did not know when it got lost. All the contacts... More 

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear min d, I'm thrilled that you were reunited with your lost phone. We appreciate all the kind feedback and hope to see you again soon. Regards, Greg Liversedge General Manager More 

Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

so... you get what you pay. the location is not the best one, I would not say it is the safest place to go out for a walk or jogging. As for the hotel, it is OK, it is clean good size rooms and very friendly staff, I have to say that Jason from the front desk does always go... More 

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Yalim01, Thank you for your candid review of your recent stay with us. I'm very sorry to hear that during your stay we experienced an issue with the juice machine and I can not agree with you enough that other options should of been provided. I apologize that my staff on hand did not make any other accommodations so... More 

Gardnerville, Nevada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

have stayed at many a holiday inn express and this building seems better constructed, which means quieter. Otherwise - typical - decent sized room, clean, comfortable bed, slow internet - what else is new... on our several stays here, the staff seems professional and courteous.

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear psandberg, I appreciate your feedback in regards to your recent stay with us. I will certainly look at our internet speeds and take your comments into account for future upgrades. I am pleased to hear you find our property quite and will share this with our ownership. Regards, Greg Liversedge General Manager More 

Cascais, Portugal
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83 reviews 83 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Good quality price ratio. Rooms are very good, spacious, comfortable. The breakfast buffet is not a luxury one but it is very well served with good choice of food and works in a practical and functional way.

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear MariaL0pes, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent experience with us. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Regards, Greg Liversedge More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here to go to Dave Mathews concert 8/24/14. Room was spacious and very clean. Close to Frwy. Was a 2 mile walk to the theater. Which was better than trying to find parking near the Greek. Really nice breakfast area and standard HI food. Staff was very friendly. Worked well for us. Will stay here again when we come... More 

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear David F, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Berkeley. It's great to hear you found our rooms spacious and clean. We hope to see you for your next visit to the Greek Theater. Regards, Greg Liversedge More 

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