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Hotel Shattuck Plaza

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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Ranked #1 of 21 hotels in Berkeley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
218mtk Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We made a reservation months ago because we were going to a friend's wedding in Berkeley and would spend three nights at the hotel. We received a confirmation that we took with us. Our mistake was not to confirm the room the week before because our reservation did not exist when we arrived. I think that because of the Madrid... More

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Greg M, General Manager at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear 218mtk, I am glad we were able to accommodate you and I will follow up with the team as to your missing reservation. I highly recommend calling to confirm in advance and practice this myself when I travel. I have asked our IT manager to look into why you had internet difficulties as we have a robust system and... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After reading the reviews I was excited to stay at this hotel. Yeah the location is fabulous because it's so close to bart. But I was disappointed with the service. I think one of the nicest things about staying at a hotel is feeling welcomed. That happens with good customer service. Not to say that the hotel staff was rude,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my wife for two days in July. Right at Allston and Shattuck a few blocks from the university and walking distance to great restaurants, bookstores and drenched in Berkely vibe. The room was on the smallish side, but recently redone and very comfortable and quiet. (I requested a quiet room on an upper floor and got one... More

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Kristianstad, Skåne Län, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yes, it is close to the BART, but if you come to explore SF, my advise is - stay in SF. Downtown Berkeley is inundated with homeless people, the service at the hotel is half hearted, the breakfast and dinner is too expensive. The hotel promises more than it can deliver, it is hip, fun and flashy and then there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location. The hotel had recently been restored and it is a mixture of hip and historic. It's a boutique hotel that has some size to it. We found it comfortable, the staff very helpful. The bathrooms don't have any counter space, as one reviewer mentioned, but there is a HUGE mirror in the room with plenty of space. I... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this hotel - close to BART, walk to everything and great atmosphere. Rooms were very nice, quiet and clean with fun little touches. Restaurant has a great breakfast. The staff were kind, attentive and friendly. I will definitely stay there again when in town.

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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a wedding weekend because it was the hotel selected by the bride and groom with a "special rate." Even with our special discount, we felt the price was out of line with what we received. The room - while nicely decorated - was incredibly small (and we're from NYC, so we know small). Can't complain at... More

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Boston, MA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here separately on two occasions. On my stay, I had room 524. Although I know it is probably the best hotel in Berkeley I was disappointed by a number of things, mostly related to the room and its cleaning. Although the room was large enough to have one (this must be one of the larger... More

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Greg M, General Manager at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear xymom, We are grateful that you have shared about your experiences with the Hotel Shattuck Plaza and FIVE. I apologize for the inconsistencies you experienced with your room and know that our team is working to address them. We are delighted that you enjoyed our restaurant FIVE and found our team to be friendly and knowledgeable. Please do not... More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am giving the Hotel Shattuck Plaza five stars because TEN is not an option! I teared up saying goodbye to the general manager, as I tried to express my heartfelt appreciation for the warmth, responsiveness, friendliness and attention that the staff provided to me and my family during our week in residence. My favorite hotel stay---ever. We booked more... More

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Greg M, General Manager at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Donna S, Thank you so much for your raving review. We were so delighted to be part of your weeklong stay and your Daughter's wedding. You had a chance to experience our team at their best and we thank you for sharing as the team was ecstatic to see how they played such a positive role in your experience. We... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really pice and convenient place to stay in Berkeley. It is directly close to the BART and the Unicersity. I stood there for four days and really enjoyed it. The major disadvantage is that the bar closes at 10:30.

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Address: 2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Location: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Shattuck Plaza 4*
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The Hotel Shattuck Plaza reopened in June 2009 as the jewel of downtown Berkeley, California. After a multimillion dollar renovation which combined the building’s historic charm with modern technologies and amenities, this landmark, boutique hotel provides an upscale haven for business or leisure travelers. Located two blocks from the UC Berkeley campus and next to the Berkeley BART station, the hotel is perfectly positioned for guests visiting the San Francisco Bay Area. ... more   less 
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