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The Berkeley Hotel

4.0 of 5 1200 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I had to come into town last minute for a funeral unfortunately. So when checking hotels in the area I had heard about the Berkley. A family member suggested it to us over the Omni and the Marriott. And BOY were they RIGHT! We had an amazing stay!! A beautiful clean room with a terrace overlooking the historic downtown Richmond... More 

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Tamika Q, General Manager at The Berkeley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your Five Star Review! My condolences to you and your family. I am glad to hear we were able to provide a distraction during a difficult time. More 

Lihue, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Did an overnight visit to Richmond for tea at the Jefferson Hotel. The Berkely is a lovely older hotel located right across from a good restaurant, The Tobacco Company. The staff is very welcoming and the hotel has a cozy feel. Room was very nice, but as someone else mentioned, you do not want to be on a lower floor,... More 

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Tamika Q, General Manager at The Berkeley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We have a variety of room types to suit the needs of travelers. We hope you will visit us again in the future. More 

Wilson, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very nice, historic hotel in downtown Richmond. Right across from The Tobacco Company. A must stay when going to the 4th Circuit. 1 block away and check out is noon. Get a suite as was only $10 more than a regular room. Good breakfast for about $12+. They advise you it will take 15 mins to get your car (valet... More 

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Tamika Q, General Manager at The Berkeley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Yes, we are perfectly situated to appeal to those in the area on court business. We are also within walking distance to many other attractions and restaurants as well. We hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to Richmond. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a very nice place to stay in many respects....but: The rooms are nice and the location is good. Two key problems: (a) noise; and (b) parking. At 5 a.m. city trash pick up on north-south street directly underneath rooms on that side of hotel -- extremely extremely loud and awoke me and other guests. No advance warning from... More 

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Tamika Q, General Manager at The Berkeley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I appreciate the notice of the issues you encountered during your stay. We will definitely address the issue of the trash pickup. We are a Four Diamond property and like to offer the added services of many house made items on our menu and the offering of Valet parking with unlimited retrieval instead of self-parking.... More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

My son and I went to Richmond for a college tour and stayed here. It is an old hotel that has been restored very nicely. The rooms were very good and the location was great. We were able to get on street parking most every day which was very convenient. It is a short walk to the Capitol and Museums.... More 

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Tamika Q, General Manager at The Berkeley Hotel, responded to this review

We love your Five Star Review! We are a boutique hotel and equally suited for business or leisure visits. I am glad your family enjoyed your stay with us. More 

New York City, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I spent a long weekend in Richmond with friends and stayed at the Berkeley. I was pleasantly surprised by the hotel. It's staff was friendly (thanks, Darlene, for being so nice) and the room was lovely. The decor was nice, and the bed was great. The only downside was the street noise at night. There are a few bars and... More 

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Tamika Q, General Manager at The Berkeley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We do hope you will visit again soon. More 

Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here in the last few days. Lovely hotel, lovely staff in a well presented clean hotel. My only gripe was the brick wall we had for a view. Would go back but would ask for a room with a view better than a wall.

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Tamika Q, General Manager at The Berkeley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are a Boutique Downtown property nestled in between historic buildings however we do have rooms with terraces that look out over the cobblestone streets. If you forward me your name or give me a call, I can place a note... More 

Ashburn, Virginia
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7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Have been at the Omni before and I prefer the Berkeley. We had a corner room with a large patio overlooking the city. I asked for this room based on reveiws and although I purchased the room on Hotiwre, the front desk upgraded us a no charge. Nice, large, well appointed room. Huge bathroonm. All done in natural stone (a... More 

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Tamika Q, General Manager at The Berkeley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 Star Review! It is great to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and was able to take in the sights of the city. Our Chef does a fabulous job with the menu and the Chesapeake Omelette is one of my favorites as well. More 

Orlando, Florida
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I did not enjoy my stay in this hotel. The Jefferson and the Omni were booked - so I decided to give the Berkeley a try. It's one positive is location - but the Omni has the same advantage. At check in the front desk was nice enough- I let them know I had some concerns based on some of... More 

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Tamika Q, General Manager at The Berkeley Hotel, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear you did not have an enjoyable stay with us. I would love the opportunity to discuss your stay with you. If you would be open to speaking with me, please give me a call at 804-225-5142. Thank you. More 

Acton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Went down recently for a long weekend. I had never been to Richmond and we were advised that the Berkeley was top notch. And it was gorgeous! Surrounded by lots of interesting restaurants, close to the canals - it was a beautiful property. However, the service was not top notch. Not rude, just apathetic. I wasn't impressed. I would still... More 

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Tamika Q, General Manager at The Berkeley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review. When we fall short it is an opportunity to strive for better. I will bring your review before the staff so that we may learn from it. More 

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Address: 1200 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219
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Location: United States > Virginia > Richmond
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Berkeley Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Berkeley Hotel Richmond
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Richmond
#8 Romantic Hotel in Richmond

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