We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 21 Berkeley hotels

Hotel Shattuck Plaza

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Hotel amenities
Hotel Shattuck Plaza
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Save
You added Hotel Shattuck Plaza to your Saves list
Ranked #1 of 21 Hotels in Berkeley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
GreenLeadersGold level
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
suzgayle
Write a Review

704 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    333
    252
    66
    36
    17
See reviews for
166
178
93
242
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (195)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (704)
  • Mar-May only
    (144)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (211)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (203)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (146)
All months
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This hotel is beautifully remodeled in an old building. Who ever the decorator was did a fabulous job. The room was small but had all the essentials needed. Every staff member was extremely nice. Not super fancy like the ritz but it felt fancy. I loved this quaint hotel.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Peoples Republic of PDX
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel has been re-modeled and is very nice. The building is old...classic. The room I was in (Deluxe King) was small but very clean with all new items you touch (carpet, furniture, walls, bathroom). Only complaint is limited TV channel selection. The staff is courteous but somewhat under-motivated. I booked through HotWire and put in 4 stars. This limits... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear PDXConservative, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - We appreciate the comments provided! Again, thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza.com More 

Tulare, California
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I decided to stay at this hotel on the basis of it being the #1 ranked in Berkeley and the normal hotel I stay at being sold out. There is no parking at the hotel and so you have to park across the street at multistory parking lot that gets very busy during the day and has limited parking spaces.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear ndc121, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - I appreciate the kind words and am happy to see you noted that our rooms and lobby match what we provide via photos online! As for the towels, working in this industry I have to say the same thing you did - not something always noticed; however we... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
30 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I haven't visited Berkeley for about 15 years so I stayed here while on a business trip for one night. I was pretty surprised that the area was not nicer than it was that long ago - in fact, it is fairly unpleasant. Many homeless folks, lots of bad smells, no parking associated with the hotel, and no valet service.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Lasuvera, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - Although not scoring I like to see, I truly appreciate you taking the time to leave your feedback from your experience in Berkeley. My sincere apologies in regards to the unexpected power outage. Our local power provider hit a main and we were given very limited information during... More 

Central California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed one night for business. The neighborhood is shady at best. No doorman, no valet. Which they could desperately use because there is NO parking. You can park on the street (good luck) or across the street in a shady structure for $35 per night. Or you can risk your life and park a couple blocks away for $15/night.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear 3farmboys Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - I appreciate your comments and am thrilled to hear you enjoyed our tasteful decor as well as our helpful staff! Unfortunately, having a hotel without a garage, we are unable to offer Valet Parking as the garages are owned and operated separately; however we are very fortunate to... More 

Jim0703
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with a large group for business for 2 nights. Upon arrival (11pm) there was no doorman, which isn't a big deal for me, but I did have several bags that would have been nice to put on a cart. Making my way through the bar (quite loud) to reception I waited for almost 5 minutes while two employees... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greg M, General Manager at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Jim 0703, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent experience. I apologize for the shortfalls in service you received while a guest at our hotel. I can assure you that this is not the level of experience we wish to create and we will be working with our team to review our expectations for creating... More 

california
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautuful hotel Excellent service at bar & dining room..but room had a double bed. Not used to staying at a hotel that fancy that has a small bed..we are average sized people & bed was too small for sleeping..very uncomfortable..also having to pay for parking at a public parking lot across the street with no in or out privileges was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Greg M, General Manager at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear briannaCalifornia, I appreciate your recent Trip Advisor review as it helps us know what are doing well and where we have opportunity to improve. I am delighted to learn that you enjoyed the décor and found the service in FIVE to be excellent and will share you feedback with the team. As for the bed, it sounds as though... More 

Bloomington, Indiana
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza is helpful, knowledgeable, and courteous. The rooms are modern and the bar is very well staffed and supplied. However, it is best not to step outside. Panhandlers, homeless folks, and urine stains seeping from store fronts greet the adventurous. I haven't been to this section of Berkeley before and won't be again. Unfortunate,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greg M, General Manager at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Gary H, I am pleased to learn that you found our team to be helpful knowledgeable and courteous. I understand your reluctance to stay downtown and while it is not as bad as other urban environments like SF, it can be a surprise. We continue to partner with local resources to provide opportunities for assistance in the hope that... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is terrific, just steps away from the BART station and close to the Berkeley campus, theatre district, and great restaurants (you just have to overlook the grubbiness of Shattuck avenue!) When I first stayed here about 10 hrs ago, it was a run-down wreck that was so scary we left after one night. Well, everything... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Byelka, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - I appreciate your comments and am thrilled you enjoyed our central location and your room during your visit! Again, thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza More 

Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
51 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location in downtown Berkeley. Property is a beautiful old building that has been restored to a wonderful level. I was eager to arrive as a personal email from the hotel prior lead to high expectations of service after a confirmation of foam pillow request. This is where the service ceased. Upon arrival there was no doorman and no signage... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Russel P, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - Although not comments I like to read, I truly appreciate your feedback and am very sorry about your recent experience. We try our best to advise guest of the Hotel Parking, via our website, hotel confirmation letter, etc. Rates do vary in the Public Garages; however the... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Shattuck Plaza? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Shattuck Plaza

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*
Number of rooms: 199
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Booking.com, TravelClick, Cheap Tickets, Despegar.com, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Hotel Shattuck Plaza reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Shattuck Plaza Hotel
Shattuck Plaza Berkeley
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Berkeley
#1 Green Hotel in Berkeley

105 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (99)
Viewed
Room/suite (35)
Viewed
Bathroom (8)
Viewed
View from room (12)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (25)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (11)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay