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Berkeley Rodeway Inn

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1461 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702 (Formerly Berkeley Travel Inn)
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Berkeley, California
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Tiny rooms with DIY doors and fixtures that clearly weren't built for aesthetic. The breakfast was sorry, and the 'dining area' is small and cramped. It looks nice from the outside. It's one of the cheaper hotels on University and OK for the price.

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Thank HeartOfSaturdayNight
ManagerDM, Manager at Berkeley Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Dear HeartOfSaturday…, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We’re happy to see there were a few components of your stay that you enjoyed; the look of our property and the value we offer our guests. However, we’re very sorry a portion of your stay was unsatisfactory. Please accept our apologies that you were disappointed with your room... More 

Oakland, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Has good fountain view from rooms, Best customer service , amicable rates..tidy rooms.. Breakfast is sumptuous... prompt room services 24/7 .. ample parking....it was very close to the bart of north berkeley as well....I live in berkeley..I have visited all motels...without hesitation I could confess that Rodeway inn was best among them..

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1 Thank ala114
ManagerDM, Manager at Berkeley Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Dear ala114, Wow, what a fabulous review, and from a local! Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are so thrilled to read your comments – we appreciate them and your loyalty. In advance of your next visit with us, please feel free to reach out to member... More 

Ashland, OR
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34 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Berkeley is an insanely expensive city, and if you want a room within a mile of the campus you will pay dearly for it. As I did. It's small, one story, all rooms easily accessible from free parking. Clean, quiet, everything basically worked okay. But when you check the rates, be prepared for sticker shock.

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Thank Brewsbee
ManagerDM, Manager at Berkeley Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Dear Brewsbee, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Your feedback is very valuable to us and we can greatly benefit from it. We are very sorry that you were disappointed with our rates. We believe we offer competitive rates, great amenities (free breakfast, parking, and WiFi), and a wonderful location. We do our best to offer... More 

Edmonds, Washington
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65 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Not very many reasonably priced places to stay in Berkeley. At first it seemed all right, a little musty but ok. Tv remote was low on battery power, free wifi was ONE bar, and housekeeping didn't clean the previous visitor's vomit in the carpet. Saving grace is the Thai restaurant is within walking distance & good food.

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Thank sweetp623
ManagerDM, Manager at Berkeley Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Dear sweetp623, Please accept our most sincere apologies that your room was not properly cleaned. We know that our guests have multiple hotel choices, which is why our mission is to provide clean, comfortable rooms so that guests want to stay with us again. The room condition you described is unacceptable to us and not at all representative of our... More 

Dallas
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115 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Clean rooms. Parking lot, very well lit. Landscaping nice. I have not stayed at many Rodeway Inns, however, this is the nicest yet. Comfortable bed and fast internet. Plenty of parking, small town feel, and not a lot of traffic. Would definitely stay again.

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4 Thank mctraveler2
ManagerDM, Manager at Berkeley Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Dear mctraveler2, You would definitely stay again? That’s music to our ears! We’re thrilled you had a wonderful stay with us and that we exceeded your expectations. On your next visit, please reach out to a member of our staff if there is anything we can do to make your stay more memorable. Thank you for your loyalty. Kind Regards,... More 

Winder, GA
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29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Nice motel - furniture needs updating. Our two rooms were clean, beds were comfortable and free parking a plus. Small intimate atmosphere. Breakfast very limited. We ate at coffee/espresso bar a few doors down. I would recommend for anyone looking for CLEAN economy room. Most all others in the Berkeley area were way over-priced.

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3 Thank gapeachwinder
ManagerDM, Manager at Berkeley Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Dear gapeachwinder, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for recommending us to others. We love to read that you had a pleasant stay with us and are glad you enjoyed our comfy beds and free parking. We appreciate your comments regarding our furniture and breakfast offerings. We are currently in the process of updating the furniture in... More 

El Paso, Texas
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I'm not used to staying in motels but since I was only in the area for two nights (had job interview at UC Berkeley), I knew it would do. It's clean and comfortable although the telephone and WIFI reception wasn't the best. The walls are very, very thin. A man coughed the entire night in the room next door and... More 

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2 Thank Maria C
ManagerDM, Manager at Berkeley Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Dear Maria C, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We’re pleased there were a few elements of your stay that you enjoyed; the clean and comfortable room and our service. However, we’re very sorry a portion of your stay was unsatisfactory. Our WiFi connection is usually very reliable, we regret that wasn't the case when you were... More 

Corning, Iowa
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This is a fairly basic place, my daughter and I stayed here for two nights while in the area. We knew we wouldn't be spending much time there, so we didn't need too many extras. The entrance is a driveway into a courtyard parking area, so I think this helped to keep the noise down. The room was a little... More 

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3 Thank mmksoren
ManagerDM, Manager at Berkeley Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Dear mmksoren, We appreciate your daughter and you staying with us. It makes us smile to know that you will stay with us again when you’re in town. We would love to have you! Thank you for your feedback about our breakfast, we will take your comments into consideration. We hope you weren’t inconvenienced at all. Please accept our apologies... More 

Lake Oswego, Oregon
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

moderate price motel close to shopping and UC Berkeley. Room is clean and comfortable. Free Wifi, microwave and refrigerator. Many restaurants in the area. Free breakfast but nothing unusual. Difficult if you are on GF diet. Trader Joe's store 5 blocks away. BART station less than a mile away. This room has cracks in the plaster due to earthquakes. They... More 

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1 Thank ruthpdx
ManagerDM, Manager at Berkeley Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Dear ruthpdx, Thank you for staying with us, we were so happy to have you. We appreciate your feedback. We will take your comments regarding breakfast to heart and will explore adding GF items to our menu. We are grateful for your 4 star rating. We hope we can have the chance to earn a 5 star rating from you.... More 

Haifa, Israel
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219 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We needed a reasonably priced place to stay a few nights in Berkeley and didn't care about amenities. Rodeway Inn fit the bill. The bed was comfortable, the room smelled fine and the bathroom was clean with towels and soap. A microwave, and mini fridge were useful since we bought some of our breakfast ingredients in the neighbourhood. The furnishings... More 

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ManagerDM, Manager at Berkeley Rodeway Inn, responded to this review

Dear haifasharon, We’re glad you discovered us and spent a few nights with us! Hopefully you found the bed so comfortable that you were able to sleep really well while you were here. We are so sorry there were elements of your stay that were disappointing. We are currently in the process of updating the furniture in all of our... More 

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