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Hotel Shattuck Plaza

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ideally located across the street from a BART station, across another street from the Berkeley campus and easy walking to several theaters, museums, and many, many restaurants for all price ranges. My modest room (#515) was ready early, well-appointed, and had wonderful views of the City, the Bay, and the Golden Gate Bridge. The front desk staff was efficient and... More

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Forestville, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
64 hotel reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A year ago I stayed at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza for the first time and my experience then was not the best, as there were a few service lapses. The hotel’s general manager Greg got in touch with me afterwards and was very concerned and responsive. He extended an offer to personally oversee any future reservations that I might make.... More

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Newcastle WA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a fantastic place to stay in the middle of Berkeley. The BART stops just across the street. The hotel has a very nice restaurant and bar. The Happy Hour is terrific and occasionally has musical groups playing in the evening. The rooms are great. Our room had a distant view of San Francisco and the Bay. We... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was awakened at 6 am by what sounded like cattle running -- nonstop! After being totally baffled, I realized my room was next to the gym and the sound was someone pounding on the treadmill. So now I having a pounding headache. When I called guest services to complain, I was told "Some people are more sensitive than others."... More

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

Dear Susan K, Thank you taking the time to tell us about your recent experience. We apologize that your stay did not meet your expectations. I understand from our reservations notes that we did work to resolve the issue that morning and am disappointed that it did not meet your satisfaction. I welcome the opportunity to speak with you further... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a refugee from a major chain in Emeryville, the staff welcomed me for my five-night stay at 9:00 AM with a latte, luggage storage, and the assignment of an excellent room. Each evening, the concierge provided thoughtful and accurate dinner recommendations. The hotel bar staff was extremely knowledgeable about the components of their fine cocktails, such that, we will... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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54 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

... It would look like this! The modern decor was a selling feature, as is it's location next to the BART & downtown Berkeley, great service, and a Keurig coffee maker & iPod Dock stereo in the room. Down sides are all the bums lurking directly outside, parking not included or attached (though pretty close, $15/day), and breakfast being a... More

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

Dear citymusiclover, Thank you for one of the most eye catching titles for a review and we are thrilled that the lobby décor resonated with you. Besides our convenient location to BART and UC Berkeley, we also have passes for guests to use the YMCA across the street, which is a one of the best in California. We hope to... More

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a wonderful stay at this hotel. The location was great and the bar bites and breakfast were all delicious. Our stay started off rocky with our flat screen TV not working, but a call in to housekeeping brought a maintenance guy to our room right away. He could not get it to work, so we were given a... More

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

Dear StepahnieWagner 2014, Thank you for your recent post about your experience at our hotel and restaurant, Thank you for mentioning how the team made a positive experience during your stay. I apologize that the TV didn't work in your first room, but glad the team was able to provide you an alternate room, so quickly. May all your travels... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay in this centrally located hotel. The hotel itself has recently been remodelled, and the decor is contemporary and classic......very fun. The location is central and a short walk to the UC Berkely campus. We took the Bart in from the airport, and found the hotel one block away from the train stop. We were on the back... More

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

Dear LaFollette, We are glad that you had a pleasant stay with us and found our décor and location fun and convenient. I regret that you felt the mattress was not up to par, if you want to email me to let me know what room you were in, I’d be happy to have the team check it out. You... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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

Sarasays2, Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience at the hotel. I am disappointed that we fell short your expectations. I promise you that your experience is not what we expect of ourselves and we will address this with the team. Please do not hesitate to contact me prior to your next stay. Best regards, Greg... More

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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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