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Hotel Shattuck Plaza

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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night in this hotel and wished we had stayed longer. The positive reviews are well deserved. This is a historic property, built in the Mission Revival Style, and has loads of charm and a quirkiness that makes it feel modern. We arrived very early in the morning and were pleasantly surprised to be checked in right away.... More 

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear aurorof5, Thank you for the raving review on Trip Advisor - I appreciate the kind words, especially in regards to being environmentally conscious! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future...and hopefully you can stay longer than one night! Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza.com More 

Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The public spaces are appointed nicely and the restaurant / bar is one of the better spots downtown. The location could but be better. It is close to the UCB campus as well as the downtown BART station. The rooms are very small and the bathrooms are even smaller.

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear cklarson, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor - From the sounds of your review, it appears you were able to utiliza and enjoy our bar @ FIVE Restaurant..glad you enjoyed it! We look forward to welcoming you back. Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza.com More 

Singapore, null, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night - sadly only one - in this adorable hotel in the thick of Berkeley action. I loved the colourful, quirky decor with its nod to the hippie culture of the '60s of which Berkeley was a hub. The foyer is charming with a large peace sign embedded in the floor of the entrance. The cafe has... More 

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Brandon J, Diretor of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear mandya162, Thank you for the raving review on Trip Advisor - Very happy to hear you enjoyed the location, as well as all that Berkeley has to offer in the surrounding area! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future - hopefully you can stay longer than one night! Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza.com More 

Fox Point, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great room.... long view of the bay.....great service....fun bar...if you are going to Berkeley this is the place to stay...easy ferry ride or uber to San Francisco...I will return. The peace sign in the floor of the hotel lobby won me over.

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear michaelbennett007, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor - I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your room...but most of all the view! Many options in getting to San Francisco and it appears you used them all! Thank you again - we hope to welcome you back soon. Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza.com More 

Bozeman, Montana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed her last week at the beginning of a celebration of my husband's 60th birthday. We stayed here to visit our nephew who attends school here and then went onto Napa Valley. Rooms were small but lovely, up to date with a comfortable bed and nice thick towels. The staff is wonderful! They put a tray of sweet treats... More 

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear montanamom, Happy 60th Birthday to your Husband! Thank you for the kind words - what a compliment to have our Staff compared with the Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza.com More 

Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I was in graduate school way back in the 90s, the Hotel Shattuck was not on my radar, except as a place to pass by on the way to BART. Since then, it has been refurbished and updated to become an elegant and tasteful addition to downtown Berkeley. Entering the hotel from a side street to the main street,... More 

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Nancy N, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor - Welcome back to Berkeley! I am glad to hear you had a great visit and that our hotel is now on your "radar" - We look forward to welcoming you back time and time again when your travels bring you to Berkeley! Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms... More 

Antioch, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite only living 40 miles from Berkeley, I booked this fabulous hotel for myself, my 13-year-old daughter and her friend for a special little time during spring break. The location was perfect - great little shopping, close to the Cal (never too early to introduce them to college), nearby movie houses and loads of restaurant choices. The girls and I... More 

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear TrineG1979, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor - I am thrilled to hear about your stay-cation during Spring Break with your Daughter and her Friend! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza.com More 

Coalinga, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in November of 2013 for the inaugural Berkeley Half Marathon. This was the perfect location for that as it was just a couple of short blocks to the race start and then the shuttles brought us back to the start. Our room was small, but very modern and trendy. We had free wifi. Everything was spotless and... More 

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

Dear Rachel R, We appreciate your review and were pleased to be part of the half marathon. Last year, they moved the finish line to downtown, so it made a stay with the Hotel Shattuck Plaza even more ideal for runners and family. We are also convenient for races in Oakland, and San Francisco (like Bay to Breakers or the... More 

Durham, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a visitor to CA once a year from North Carolina, I can say Hotel Shattuck is an amazing historic hotel with more than just old charm. The staff is very helpful and attentive to a customer's needs. The rooms are varied- if you need large and fancy, then you can get large and fancy. If you need average size... More 

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

Dear Merald H, Thank you for your review. We are grateful that you found your experience to be remarkable enough to post a review on Trip Advisor. Feedback helps us know what we do right and where we have opportunity to improve. We also are glad to know that you enjoyed your dining experience in FIVE and found the food... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this hotel to be perfectly located. We flew in to San Francisco airport and were visiting UC Berkeley. We took the Bart direct from the airport (it goes almost to the hotel door). This is very convenient, especially if you have suitcases. Check-in was very hospitable and welcoming and our room (Superior King Room on the 5th floor)... More 

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

Dear fearghal2015, We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and had an easy time getting from the airport to the hotel and out to San Francisco and the campus of UC Berkeley. We delight in knowing that our guests can take public transportation to get around easily in addition to finding their stay with us to be comfortable... More 

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