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Quality Inn University

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1761 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703 (Formerly Flamingo Motel)
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Ranked #20 of 21 Hotels in Berkeley
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Huntington Park, California, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is great place to have a resting place for graduation in UC Berkeley. For this hotel it has television with Dish, plus it has it coffee maker that also includes tea. It also has a sink and a shower. This hotel also has its continental breakfast, and free internet. I recommend this hotel for those who want to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying here now. We asked for a different room because the fridge was broke in the first room. I had to insist because instead of an apology, I got quibbling. This morning, we were woken by the maid knocking because there are no "Do Not Disturb" signs for the doors. Then we noticed that the floor in front... More 

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paradise, ca
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We had 2 nites of concert tickets for the CAL amphitheater purchased a year in advance, but forgot to book a hotel. There were only a couple of rooms available in all of Berkley when we realized it. When we checked in we were give an upstairs room in the middle of the complex. The room was small, but clean... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Uuuuaaaagghh! Just came back from our stay at the Quality Inn Berkeley. We went there without bigger expectations. However, what we experienced was far beyong what we expected. First of all: Yes the rooms are very smelly. Most probably because of the lack of airing and the old carpet which seems not to be cleaned chemically. Moreover, we had a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very disappointed with the room, for it is very musty and smelly. It smells like old smoke, perhaps urine too. It could be that the carpet holds much of the bad smell. Small, shabby, smelly room. Not comfortable.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We stayed at the Quality Inn for two nights last week. We wanted to stay near campus, and the location was good. The price was not outrageous. But the quality was quite poor. This was most evident when it came to their "breakfast" room. The choices were not great, but of most concern was that both mornings I went there,... More 

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South Kent, Connecticut
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

What can I add to the reviews of this place. We stayed here to visit relatives in Berkeley. It is conveniently located--an easy walk to Cal, downtown, and BART. The rooms are nonsmoking, which is always a good thing. A not very interesting breakfast is included. It is well-priced. The shower worked well. The bed was comfortable. The caveats, although... More 

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Gilroy, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I was attending a conference at the Four Points in Emeryville but due to several other meetings and a very large conference in SF, there were very few rooms left in the vicinity. So after reviewing the options in Berkeley I picked this hotel. I asked for a quiet room which I got - I couldn't hear anybody else coming... More 

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85 reviews 85 reviews
85 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

San Francisco area is extremely expensive, but this motel is a good budgetfriendly option. The rooms are a bit small but the beds are nice and comfortable, the bathroom is ok and it is very clean overall. It has its minor issues: tv is at the thin wall, so you can hear the tv from the other room. And also... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We were comfortable for one night. The bedding had some cigarette burns on it, but overall the room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was very standard but good. Parking was very limited but a hotel worker moved their car very quickly to make room for us.

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Address: 1761 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703 (Formerly Flamingo Motel)
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Location: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Quality Inn University 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
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