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Birmingham, Michigan, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We spent two nights in the Yellow Room at Mary's B & B. It is located in a lovely neighborhood with easy access to both Berkeley and Oakland. Parking was easy on the street in front of the house. The house is nicely furnished and Mary is a gracious hostess. The Yellow room is spacious and sunny with lots of... More 

2 Thank Fred G
Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2016

Mary's B&B is tastefully furnished, cozy, very clean, and all around charming. Furthermore, Mary is an open and friendly hostess that is helpful and knowledgable of the area. The area is very green and you can easily walk down to a street where you have cafés and dining. It's all around a very pleasant and restful place - it's very... More 

Thank AnnaBee2910
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed December 25, 2015

We stayed for 4 nights and were very comfortable. Mary was very accommodating - she recommended some sights and gave us the name of several restaurants. She saved us from missing Chez Panisse as well which was the best meal of our visit (of course...) We enjoyed her company as well. The location was quiet and safe and within a... More 

1 Thank suebor
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66 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Mary's home is perched above the town of Berkeley only minutes from the University campus but in a quiet old neighborhood with each home distinctive in architecture. It's a climb up Alvarado Street but worth it; you get the sense of what it's like to live here--across the Bay from San Francisco and not too far from one of the... More 

1 Thank jonathangerard
Dayton, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Mary's Place is a great place to stay while in the San Francisco area. The location made for a short trip to the city, and not wanting to hassle with driving into San Francisco and parking, we had easy access to the Bart. With Mary's help and directions we got everywhere we needed to be. The B and B is... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two weeks and liked it very much! Mary is the grandma I always wanted to have. She helped us with many things and made us feel at home. It is a residential area: very quiet, very beautiful, but you better have your own car. The rooms are big and cozy. Mary offered us a good price,... More 

Thank fabian_zurich
2 reviews
Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was our first experience with a Bed and Breakfast and we couldn't have picked a better one than Mary's. It's a spacious beautiful home that has a graceful, personal touch that reflects Mary's lovely taste. The house and owner were very welcoming and made us feel instantly at home. Mary was most gracious. When we left extra early one... More 

Thank Dave P
Venice, Italy
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2014

perfect location. very quite, clean and large rooms. Mary is a perfect host. Breakfast of extra quality in comparison to the average quality of food in other hotels in the US: always fresh fruit and many other delicious thinks. Mary is a very nice person very willing to help if you need something. The house is rather old thus the... More 

2 Thank tomma841
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed January 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed 2 nights here. The place was easy to find, and Mary was very helpful in the "back and forth" of emails to determine if there were vacancies, pick a room, etc. Mary is a delightful woman who runs a very nice B&B. The room was more than large enough, as was the bathroom. There is... More 

3 Thank wagmel
Duvall, Washington
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2012

We loved every minute of our stay at Mary's beginning with the location in a beautiful walking neighborhood of Berkeley. Our room was spacious and had a sweeping view of the Bay. We enjoyed our breakfast every morning in the lovely dining room, but maybe the most enjoyable part of our visit was the conversation we had with Mary after... More 

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Additional Information about Mary's Bed and Breakfast

Address: 47 Alvarado Road, Berkeley, CA 94705
Location: United States > California > Berkeley
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Mary`s Hotel Berkeley
Mary`s b&b
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“The pink room is the biggest, but personally, I liked the yellow one (cozier)”
 of 5 bubbles AnnaBee2910, Jan 23, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the green room, which according to Mary is one of the warmer rooms. For us that was fine, because we were traveling in January. It was comfortable, being neither too warm nor too cold.”
 of 5 bubbles wagmel, Jan 11, 2014 | Read review
“Rooms facing the back are a little warmer but the view is wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles judeneldam, Sep 11, 2012 | Read review
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