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La Quinta Inn Berkeley

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   920 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710
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Ranked #12 of 21 hotels in Berkeley
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ventura, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay away!!! During recent stay we dropped an item of clothing in lobby while leaving for the day. Called shortly thereafter and was told it was in the lost and found. Went back three times in two days to front desk to claim item. All three times was told that it was locked up and that no one was available... More

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

+ The rooms were big ( we occupied a room with a king bed and a room with two queen beds ), the beds were perfect, the breakfast was not bad ( + scrambled eggs, sausages, freshly baked waffles, - coffee made from a coffee sirop). - There was a prevailing chemical odor ( opening windows did not help ),... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at this Hotel as part of the start of our West Coast road trip (2 childhood friends). The rooms are descent and clean, big enough and the 2 queen size beds where great. The carpet of the general hallway was dirty but we didnt really care. The location was perfect for us. A short trip over... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really classic but aged hotel. It has a roman column style with tapestry furnishings. I love the foliage and landscape. I guess I'm a bit of a naturalist. There was a great tree that looked like it was wearing a hat. I liked the presence of dogs. I like animals and it was good that the hotel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read the reviews before I booked and this is what I recommend: 1) one of the reviews noted the neighborhood and I agree it isn't the best hornet it isn't the worst either. It would be nice if they closed the north gate after 10PM and monitored the entrance which would add to the sense of security. However our... More

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Torrance, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a very good value. The rooms are clean and decorated in good taste. Family and pet friendly environment. The breakfast is excellent, and not just continental. The staff goes out of their way to be helpful. We would definitely return to La Quinta Berkeley.

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Grapeland, Texas, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is an older hotel that has been remodeled. I had problems with the front desk staff upon checking in while asking for an upgrade. Then I was unable to procure any washcloths for my stay. However the manager on duty, Joy, was very helpful and resolved my problems during my stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

NEVER again will I stay here. I wouldn't even allow my greatest enemy to stay here. We stayed here for a conference my husband had to attend. During the stay one of the ballrooms was rented out for a party. 3 people ended up being shot during an altercation at said party. We had police pounding on our door at... More

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Address: 920 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710
Location: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — La Quinta Inn Berkeley 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Berkeley's Best Priced -Limited Service HotelAmenities: FREE Breakfast and Wifi, “Seasonal “Heated Pool, Fitness Center, Business Center and Complimentary Parking, - Are All Inclusive In Room Rate. We have On-Site Guest Laundry and Same Day Dry Cleaning Available.Event Space for Rent- Continental Ballroom (4000 SQ Ft) - Berkeley Room (836 SQ Ft) and our Campus Room (392 SQ FT) for Small Functions. We are 1 Mile from Berkeley Marina, 2.5 miles from UC Berkeley Campus, Walking distance to 4th Street shops and restaurants and 13.7 miles from San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. ... more   less 
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