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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel Shattuck Plaza is superbly located for visiting the University of California and also much of Berkeley that anyone would want to visit. It is also only one block from the BART station, so very easy access to San Francisco and the 2 airports. It's pricey, but everything in Berkeley is pricey. Rooms are comfortable and quiet, internet is a... More 

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

Dear Daniel S, Thank you for your review of your stay with us. We are delighted that you found our location convenient to the airports and the University. It also makes getting into San Francisco easy, too. We are always working to evaluate our Wi-Fi and appreciate any additional feedback on this. We do also offer a premium service (for... More 

Kissimmee, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was leery of pictures on the website, but what a find! Right in downtown Berkeley, easy to walk and many restaurants nearby. The room was spacious and elegant, windows opened to the street below if you like lively noise, otherwise VERY quiet. The bat served great drinks ( try the Moscow Mules) and the restaurant (Five) was rated #2... More 

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

Dear tonyapate, We truly appreciate your review; as feedback like yours helps us know what we are doing right, and what we need to improve on. Based on your review, it looks like we have exceeded your expectations. We certainly agree that websites and social media can only give you so much information about a place and sometimes the online... More 

Philomath, Oregon
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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am currently staying at this hotel but thankfully checking out in the morning. I was not aware there was no parking at the hotel and it's expensive to park across the street -- and very inconvenient to carry bags that far. In the rooms, the bathroom light is motion sensor and it goes out when you are in the... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It has been a great experience at Shattuck Plaza. Our son is a student at Cal and he just went through shoulder surgery. He is staying with us at the hotel while recovering. Besides the nice room, great location, the staff has shown extreme compassion and support for making our son comfortable in our room. The two supervisors Passion and... More 

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

Dear Omar R, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - I appreciate the comments regarding the team and am thrilled you have enjoyed your visit! Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza.com More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Centrally located in downtown Berkeley, steps away from the BART train to San Francisco, this is a great place to stay for business or pleasure. The hallways are bright and welcoming, and the lobby, restaurant and rooms are stylishly furnished. Fresh water concoctions change daily in the lobby: mint-cucumber, strawberry-orange, apple etc. Staff was friendly and accommodating. The rooms and... More 

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Newport Beach CA
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163 reviews 163 reviews
62 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at this hotel in Downtown Berkeley. Our stay began with the realization that the hotel had no on-sight parking.. and little room to unload our luggage in front of the hotel. Also there were no bellman in front of the hotel. So Checkin was complicated. We signed up for a suite with a view. We ended... More 

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

Dear harrodsfan, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - I appreciate the comments and am sorry you did not have a better experience. Should you return to the area, I ask that you please reach out to me directly to assist with booking. Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza.com More 

NY, NY
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150 reviews 150 reviews
22 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit that I got upgraded to the presidential suit, so definitely I liked the experience. Trying to be more objective, the hotel is really great. The location is perfect, near all the restaurants and the BART. The hotel has extremely friendly staff, and the ground floor has a nice restaurant and bar. The room was quiet although... More 

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

Dear YM2000, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - I am happy to hear about your visit and how you enjoyed the complimentary upgrade - Most of all, I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed the location, local restaurants, proximity to BART and the friendly staff! Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a 2 day business meeting in Berkeley Labs so decided to check into the Hotel Shattuck Plaza for 2 nights. This is a great hotel in Downtown Berkeley which is close by to the bars, restaurants, the BART and the Berkeley Labs shuttle bus stop. The room I stayed in was on the 5th floor, and this was... More 

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

Dear Pulaski888, Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience as a guest at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza. While having great proximity to downtown, BART to SF and walking distance to many other things; I sometimes forget how convenient the hotel is located to the campus by shuttle. We look forward to welcoming you back! Best regards,... More 

Toronto
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Start by talking to Nathan at the front desk: he will guide you to 4th Street to shop, guide you to restaurants. Smashing character to the place, warmth and great location. One caveat: staff in the dining room could be friendlier.

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

Dear Monahann, We appreciate that you found your overall stay at the hotel to your liking. We really appreciate the personal “shout out” to Nathan. He does enjoy sharing his favorite places with guests and knows the area well. Best regards, Greg Greg Mauldin | General Manager Hotel Shattuck Plaza | FIVE, Restaurant & Bar More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are Cal grads and our daughter is a current student there, so we visit Berkeley several times each year. It took us awhile to find the Hotel Shattuck Plaza but it is now our favorite. The lobby, restaurant/bar, and rooms are beautiful. It's an older hotel that has been renovated but it doesn't smell like an... More 

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

Dear LetsGoRedSox_9, Thank you for such a thorough and thoughtful review! We are delighted that you have enjoyed your stays and that we can expect to see you again. We appreciate how you have related to our conservation efforts; we firmly believe that every bit makes a difference and trying to make it easy for our guests helps us reach... More 

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