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Nash Hotel

2045 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Nash Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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43 reviews 43 reviews
40 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an old refurbished hotel in the heart of Berkeley. Do not expect too much luxury and an AC since this is just a basic hotel. So much for the minuses let me talk about its stronger points. First it is clean. Second it is cheap and you have a very comfortable bed with a microwave and fridge in... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice, basic hotel room with a king sized bed located in Downtown Berkeley. Internet is complimentary as well as coffee and tea in the room. Was able to store my luggage at the office for a few hours after I checked out to pick up before my flight.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like upscale hotels this place is not for you. This is an older remodeled hotel, but I had a large, clean, albeit noisy -- streetside --, room with a bathroom for a great price. It's located a block and a half from BART, 2 blocks from UC Berkeley campus, 3 blocks from Trader Joes, and there is every... More 

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Austin, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The hotel is in an older building along a main street near the Berkeley campus. The hotel staff was friendly during check in and gave us a free bottle of water. The room and the furniture seemed pretty old and the door knob was broken on my room door (I could only lock the bolt lock). The bathrooms seemed like... More 

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Cascais, Portugal
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83 reviews 83 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Very clean, without luxury but with good and spacious rooms, located near the University and with easy access to everything: cafes, restaurants, super markets, shopping areas etc. Rooms have a microwave, fridge and electric kettle. The manager, Yvonne, is friendly and practical, giving useful information. For those going to Berkeley in short-term is a good solution. I really liked it.

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Not a hotel six, to be sure. Kind of interesting for all that. I rode the BART into the downtown Berkeley station and walked a little less than three blocks to the hotel. Managed to walk right by the entrance the first time but its pretty obvious once you realize where it is. After hours you ring a bell to... More 

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Idyllwild, California
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This place is GREAT! Especially considering the location and the price! ... After booking two rooms at the hotel for the weekend - bringing the family to move my daughter into Berkeley - I was so scared near to death by the reviews (they paint the hotel as something out of a Wes Craven movie) that I almost cancelled. Turns... More 

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Auburn, California
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21 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I would go back. I had a 2 bed room w/ a bathroom - it worked just fine for the night - was walking distance from both the Greeks and the Freight and Salvage - Seemed clean, parking worked fine with the E Pass - Was funky for sure, not where I would want to vacation - but I was... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Bugs, cockroaches, rats!! This place is a SLUM! Weirdo residents wander the halls and yell at you for no reason. Some of them look like they're right off the street. Unfriendly, unhelpful staff. Guy at the front desk didn't even make eye contact during check-in and got very defensive when i asked for another room (bugs, rat, etc) and again... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I stayed two nights at the Nash Hotel in Berkeley this past weekend. My initial impression was less than enthusiastic, although I was pleasantly surprised at the comfort of my room. I had a private bathroom (I would recommend that over shared bathroom) and although the appearance of the spaces was a bit shoddy, it was a good experience overall.

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