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Holiday Inn Express Berkeley

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1175 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
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Ranked #7 of 21 hotels in Berkeley
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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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Seattle, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2011

Check-in was great. Room was very good and clean. Breakfast was good. All in all a wonderful experience. It is a great place to stay. All personnel were helpful and had a great attitude.

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Monterey, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2011

My girlfriend and I were in town to see the Kevin Hart show in oakland, decided to stay up in Berkeley to avoid too much downtown oakland and booked this place through my IHG employee website. Finding the hotel was a bit of an adventure as its driveway is literally 10ft wide with buildings on both sides and it is... More

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

Great for short business trips. Convienent to Berkeley. Reasonalble pricing.

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

Every time I have stayed in this hotel the rooms are clean and the staff are friendly. The hotel is close to UC Berkeley. For my Board meetings at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary at the top of Marin Ave., it provides the necessary convenience and comfort.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

Good accomodations--comfortable bed and bedding, spacious room with expected amenities (in room coffee, iron, hair dryer, etc). Breakfast is generous with enough choices to meet most needs!

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Marin County, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

WiFi worked well - perfect space and location, Comfortable for our Board meeting location wise. Breakfast provided made it easy to move into the intense Board meetings we had each day. Usually take a walk on the Ohlone trail easy access from hotel this time I failed to do so-too tired but I love that the hotel is close to... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

Appears to be almost new facility. Comfortable, clean quiet and up-to-date. I could not have been happier.

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Everett, Washington
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2011

If I could I would leave no stars ! Made our plans months in advance . Was told when I called that I would have to pay in advance to hold the room at the rate I was quoted .Which was fine as our airline tickets ect... had already been booked . The only drawback was that we could not... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2010

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights since we were visiting some friends who just moved to the area. Most of it seems newly remodeled, which I liked. The bathroom did as well yet it seems like they forgot to re-do the shower. That seemed a bit dingy. Overall, it was fairly comfortable and definitely clean (well, I questioned... More

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2010

I was contemplating staying at the Doubletree or Holiday Inn Express. Ultimately, I decided to pay a lower rate and stay a little farther away from Berkeley. If you're driving to this location at night - the neighborhood seems questionable and shady, but when I pulled in the parking lot I did feel like I was tucked in a just... More

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Address: 1175 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
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Location: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Berkeley 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Berkeley! We are located on University Avenue within walking distance of Downtown Berkeley and 1.7 Miles from Central UC Berkeley Campus. Enjoy performances & concerts at the Berkeley Greek Theater. Visit the Lawrence Hall of Science Center including the Idea Lab, NanoZone, and Real Astronomy Experience. Golden Gate Fields is where the Bay comes to play, offering live thoroughbred horse racing in a spectacular setting, just 2 short miles away. The University of California Botanical Garden features over 12,000 different kinds of plants from around the world on 34 acres. If you love chocolate as much as we do, don t miss touring Scharffen Berger Chocolate Makers, producers of the highest quality chocolate using vintage European equipment right here in Berkeley. For history buffs, don t miss the USS Hornet in Alameda. It s a one-of-a-kind experience you won t want to miss! Catch a Cal Golden Bears Game at Memorial Stadium. We are the most comfortable and convenient hotel headquarters to catch all the action! When it's time to relax, return to your spacious room at the Holiday Inn Express Berkeley Hotel. Stay in touch while away from home with our complimentary high-speed Internet service. We also offer complimentary hot breakfast and free on-site parking. We look forward to seeing you soon! ... more   less 
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