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Berkeley Marina

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Address: 201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number: 510 981 6740
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One of the recommended windsurfing launch spots.

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Marin

Nice walk and view from the hotel. Area where you can sit and enjoy the view. Niece restaurant in the marina area

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Alicia M
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San Juan, Puerto Rico

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walk and view from the hotel. Area where you can sit and enjoy the view. Niece restaurant in the marina area

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Philadelphia, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It gets windy and cold so be prepared with the right clothing. The roads are run down in the area so watch out for potholes. Best reason to go is for the view of San Francisco.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a place for serious hikers. If you enjoy a stroll beside the sea, the old bridge is the place to be. We generally spend a few hours here and then go to Viks chat for food. We love the old bridge on any day.

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berkeley, ca 94720
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I was just there 1 day ago, it was windy but still some people are fishing there, its pretty to watch from there to the city, the pic I looked was from a year ago.yes, I recommend to visit this Marina, simply just to see the city from the other side.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a great way for accessible wildlife viewing, exercise, and sea air. There's a restaurant called Skates, a cafe' called the Seabreeze, and a sailing club. There's also a nature center. Unfortunately, the Berkeley Pier is closed due to structural problems. There's plenty more to see and do in the Berkeley Marina.

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Thank Livia E
Berkeley, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I love the beach, the park, nearby restaurants and aquatic attractions and mostly the fact that we can look across the SF Bay to see San Francisco fogged in, while we frolic in the sunshine

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Tollhouse, Ca.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We stay at a near by hotel when we go to Berkeley. We relish our time at the Marina enjoying the slow pace, watching the birds and the boats, looking at the foliage. There is a small park for children and picnicking as well as an educational straw built house. Lovely. Great views of S.F.

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Thank gdr23
Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

A nice place to cycle around. Nice Adventure Playground, for kids to build with real tools (and nails!). Local sailing club where one can learn to sail or windsurf/kiteboard. Nice picnic areas to chill out at.

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Thank UncleChuckles
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The Berkeley Marina is a must see when visiting the East Bay. The wild waters of the SF bay crash the rip rap creating a poetry of movement, sound, smell, and touch. The view of the Bay, SF, the bridges and Marin County is spectacular.

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Thank Frank E
Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

The marina offers great views but when the wind comes off the bay, bring a sweater. They also have a nice restaurant at the marina.

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