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Downtown Berkeley Inn

2001 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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Medlow Bath, Australia
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Recently stayed here for a conference at Cal. It's a 15 minute walk from the main campus, but close to a lot of restaurants and shops in the downtown area. The staff were courteous and friendly. There was a little bit of noise from the neighbouring streets at night, but nothing too egregious. The rooms were clean and well appointed.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Recently stayed two nights at the Downtown Berkeley Inn. The staff was accommodating (I arrived late, no problem) and the rooms were clean and a decent value. Parking is hit or miss - they have a dozen or so spots inside the hotel courtyard - after that I am unsure where you park. The room had 2 low beds (no... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed here for business and loved the quiet, clean, and boutique rooms. The service was beyond attentive and I almost felt I was at home. It is mere steps away from the UC Berkeley campus and centrally located to everything in the Bay Area. There are tons of restaurants and bars to unwind in a block away from... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We picked the DBI because it was close to the Institute for Buddhist Studies where we were attending a conference. It was recommended by a friend and we were very happy with it. We called ahead and Mrs. Patel was waiting for us to arrive. She told us the story of the inn and how she expanded it after becoming... More 

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Stayed here on my last visit to Berkeley. The hotel was a real value pick. The hotel is conveniently located close to BART and restaurants. Warm and friendly service. Rooms were clean with good housekeeping, also found it to be quieter this time.

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking to go to San Fran and save some cash this is your place. A short walk to the Bart (train into the city) with a 20 min ride into the city. Nice college neighborhood some good places to drink as well. We stayed for two nights hotel was very nice clean and quite. Hotel staff was... More 

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Loveland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I have stayed there 4 times over the last couple of years. It is a nice family place, with first class accommodations and service. They don't do breakfast, but I will take the lower price and get my own breakfast. Maid service is very good, and the owners handle special requests quickly and happily. This is always my go-to hotel... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a great location and price for this area of Berkeley. The room was not fancy but adequate and with a comfortable bed. Free on site parking. There are not really any amenities to speak of. The bathroom was ok and the rooms quiet. No breakfast or gym or pool. A basic room for s good prce.

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Ann Arbor, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I travel to Berkeley about once a year. I've stayed at all the other hotels that are close by the UC Campus, but the prices are pretty high for what you get. Took a chance on the Downtown Berkeley Inn on my latest trip and have no regrets. I appreciated the heads-up from other travelers about the shin-killing bed frames.... More 

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Southampton, New York
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80 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Beautifully planned development. Designed for my convenience. Tastefully decorated. Comfortable beds, comfortable storage. Good security. Very Conveniently located. Every detail was meticulously thought through. The staff was flexible for late arrivals and re issued cards (our fault and they fixed it with a smile). They gave good directions. This was a very pleasant experience. I highly recommend it. Super clean.... More 

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