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Holiday Inn Express Berkeley

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Berkeley, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I live in Berkeley and I did not actually stay here but spent a lot of time at the hotel with 3 close friends from India who were staying there. Initially I wanted them to stay at the Claremont or Double Tree but this turned out to be a great bargain with reasonable rates, a full delicious breakfast included and... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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118 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an excellent night's stay here in January. The staff at the front desk was efficient and friendly. I was quickly in my room. It's a basic hotel room, but it was clean and the furniture was up-to-date and in great condition. Our room was very quiet and I didn't hear anyone else. The beds were comfortable. In the... More 

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Thank CaliforniaGirl040
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear CaliforniaGirl040, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. How have you been doing? We hope all is well and we appreciate you choosing our hotel for your recent visit to the Berkeley Area. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and came down and had breakfast with us. We look forward to your next visit! Thank... More 

Teaneck, New Jersey
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45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bed was extremely comfortable, and the room included a love seat for watching tv or reading. Buffet breakfast (included) had eggs etc, make-your-own pancakes, juices, and wide selection of pastries; the tables were close together, so we got to know the person next to us. Location right on University Ave makes it easy to get to, and easy to... More 

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Thank AbbaRay
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Hello AbbaRay, How are you!? Thank you for writing this review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Our location is well populated with things to do and we are glad you joined us for breakfast. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you and Take care! Raj Kaler - Front Office Manager More 

Bakerton
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48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great check-in desk staff. Nice am breakfast offered, great coffee, enough breakfast room space for people to spread out or share a table with other guests. The forks, knives, spoons are biodegradable . Nice touch. You can hand over glass and recycles to the desk clerk to keep them out of the trash waste stream. The staff managing the breakfast... More 

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Thank hafe
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear hafe, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are very please to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We work hard to provide great customer service and improve guest experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the Holiday Inn Express Berkeley. Thank you and Take Care! Raj Kaler Front Office Manager More 

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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed another great week at this hotel. This is not an upscale hotel but has upscale service and feel. We were always greeted in the morning and evening with friendly staff that are extremely helpful. The breakfast in the morning is Satisfactory in a clean well maintained area. Raj and his staff that include Desiree and others will keep... More 

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Thank Terrell B
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Terrell B, Thank you for taking the time to writing this review. We were delighted to have you and your family back at our hotel Mr. Baldwin. Thank you for the kind words I will let the rest of the staff know. We look forward to seeing you again next year. Thank you and take care! Raj Kaler Front... More 

McKinleyville, California
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

It is an older Holiday Inn in Berkeley, so it is not a destination lodging. Normally I would not review such a modest place, but the staff was so wonderful that I must. I would normally give a place like this two stars, but again the staff was so pleasant that I went for three stars. I stayed four nights... More 

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Thank Author567
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Author567, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We work hard to provide exceptional service and we love to hear great reviews about it. We definitely look forward to seeing you again on a future stay. Thank You and Take Care! Raj Kaler Front... More 

Nevada City, California
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Overall, this was a nice hotel. It's not in the nicest of neighborhoods, but the hotel and parking lot is pretty private so I was not worried. Free breakfast was ok, more than you usually get for a continental breakfast but nothing spectacular. Hotel was clean and quiet; staff was friendly and helpful.

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Thank joyfuljess
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear joyfuljess, Thank you writing this review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you and Take care! More 

Waitakere city
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

The room was large with comfortable beds. It was clean with good facilities. However it was further from downtown or the university than I expected. Breakfast is offered but with so many good places to eat reasonably close we decided to forgo the hotel breakfast. A little pricey for what you get but unless I was sure I had found... More 

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Thank KKKJP
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear KKKJP, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully, we will see you at breakfast next time you are here. Thank you and Take Care! More 

Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Amrita, the front desk associate on duty at check in, was most helpful. The hotel is most conveniently located. It is near BART and many local neighborhood restaurants, to include excellent German and Italian restaurants. The hotel has free parking, a rarity in the Bay Area. The rooms are spacious and clean. Although the hotel is 20 plus years old,... More 

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Thank Roger M
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Roger M, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will let Amrita know of your kind words. We work hard to provide exceptional service. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Thank you and Take Care! More 

Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here during the thanksgiving holiday with the family. The location is great, lots of places to eat outside the hotel, convenience stores and coffee shops around it. Hotel rate is great and the staff are all welcoming. Rooms are very tidy and breakfast food was descent. Nothing fancy but everything you need for a quick breakfast. We met... More 

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Thank PEACHM12
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear PEACHM12, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, we have many great options only walking distance from the hotel. I am glad Greg was able to help you with any issues you had. I will let him know of your kind words. We look forward to... More 

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