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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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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Tulare, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 

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Santa Cruz, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just called the hotel directly and had questions re room size ( read my last review) I was specifically told by the hotel staff and management that King room sizes were based on Superior ( larger) or Deluxe (smaller) I couldn't remember which was which..so I called to clarify..the front desk person argued that there is NO difference in... More 

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Central California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 

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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
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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 

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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
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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 

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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
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58 reviews 58 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 

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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
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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 

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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
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185 reviews 185 reviews
51 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 

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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 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are small and there is an odor in the building (similar to an odor I've noticed in historic, restored properties in the past). Still, you can't beat the location if you have reason to be on the UC Berkeley campus. The older building offers charm and elegance, faded a bit and quirky. Upon my stay this week, the hotel... More 

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

Dear Susan K, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - I appreciate your review and am glad you had a good visit (and enjoyed the amenities such as our Robes, Keurig Coffee Maker, etc.). My apologies for the Restaurant closure - we are very excited to have just completed the installation of Acoustic Ceiling Tiles in the... More 

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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
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