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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well kept very nice Hotel, perfect for those seeking to see the San Francisco area, just across the Bay Bridge. Rooms and service were all good. But it is the Location, we also Love, so many wonderful places to eat of all kinds in walking distance. Thai we love, BBQ, Foster Freeze, upscale eating Restaurants close by,... More 

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BRENHAM
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice motel on University, so a straight shot to the campus on the public bus/and back after the big game. No complaints at all. Staff was very friendly and accommodating - esp Raj, Desiree and the others - with good answers to our many questions. Raj even let us check in early - not to the room - but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family (2 adults with 2 kids) stayed at the Holiday Inn Express at Berkeley over the weekend. (Fri Sep 2nd through Sun Sep 4th). Pros: Microwaves in the room Nice upgrade for IHG Spire Elite Members Great location and the staff is friendly (Mr Phun - Desiree - Raj are accomodating) Free parking Free breakfast is amazing Cons: None... More 

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

Dear drmirage, Thank you very much for your review. We are thrilled to hear to that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you and take care! Raj Kaler - Front Office Manager More 

Winchelsea, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked into a cheaper place at Oakland, and found it was absolutely terrible. We were on a budget, and for a couple of days, just wanted something simple. Didn't like other place, so get on the web to find something else. Found this Holiday Inn, and it was like a huge breath of fresh air. Service was outstanding,... More 

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

Dear Pooftersook, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We try our best to provide great customer service and a comfortable stay for all our guest. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you and take care! Raj Kaler - Front Office Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a concert at the Greek. This hotel is clean and in a good location. There is lots to eat and drink and see working walking distance. Check out the tapas bar less then a block away! The staff was very accommodating and helpful. Parking is not an issue at all, Thanks for the stay!!!

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

Dear TripAdvisor Member, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found our location convenient. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you and take care! Raj Kaler - Front Office Manager More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

My wife get a good discount from IHG company and we chose to book there to save money for our trip, beside to spend to much in hotels that we only go for rest at nigth. This place is clean, comfortable beds, refrigerator, microwave , cable tv, keurig cofe maker, safe box , breakfast include . Not to many amenities... More 

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Thank roberto196111
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear roberto196111, Thank you for your review. I would also like to thank you and your wife for choosing our property for recent stay in the area. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Its nice to hear that you found our location convenient and gave some great tips for the Tripadvisor community. We look forward to... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Internet did not work and hotel would NOT get it fixed that evening. No consultant iPhone help available . Otherwise, a fine property in a seedy part of town. But I need to work in a hotel .... And it is 2016! Who can work without wifi? Room is well done, no TV directory or guide

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

Dear Bob E, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We apologize for the disappointing stay you experienced. We have recently decided to contact our provider and they have sent out technicians to make repairs. This type of inconsistency is unacceptable and we have decided to switch carriers so we will not have any issues again. We... More 

New York City, New York
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74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This is below average for a Holiday Inn. It's location is not in the attractive or interesting part of Berkeley. If not booked well in advance, it does not represent good value. WIFI service was intermittent. Rooms were ok. Breakfast was more than decent. Staff was friendly. Ok if you can't find anything more attractive at a lower price.

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Thank bbmf4
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear bbmf4, Thank you for your review. We are sadden to hear that you did not like your recent stay with us. We apologize and we will work harder to provide a better experience for all our guest. We hope you will give us another opportunity. Thank you and take care. Raj Kaler - Front Office Manager More 

Rowlett, Texas
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Check in: welcoming front desk rep, friendly. Check in was quick. Hotel: when entering the hotel ( which I was told had only one entrance ) to your right you'll see the breakfast area. Up ahead the one elevator and business center. They also have a luggage cart for you to use, if you need it. Has an onsite laundry... More 

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

Dear pogicha, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to hear that your stay went well. The TripAdvisor community will appreciate your experience and the photos you took. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you and take care. Raj Kaler - Front Office Manager More 

utah
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

My wife and older daughter had stayed here about five years ago, and liked the location and the hotel, so we spent three nights there and found it a very good hotel. It was more expensive than some down-market places but we liked it a lot; the staff was always friendly and helpful, the breakfast was great with hot options... More 

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

Dear rdale, Thank you very much for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you and take care! Raj Kaler - Front Office Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Berkeley! We are located on University Avenue within walking distance of Downtown Berkeley and 1.7 Miles from Central UC Berkeley Campus. Enjoy performances & concerts at the Berkeley Greek Theater. Visit the Lawrence Hall of Science Center including the Idea Lab, NanoZone, and Real Astronomy Experience. Golden Gate Fields is where the Bay comes to play, offering live thoroughbred horse racing in a spectacular setting, just 2 short miles away. The University of California Botanical Garden features over 12,000 different kinds of plants from around the world on 34 acres. If you love chocolate as much as we do, don t miss touring Scharffen Berger Chocolate Makers, producers of the highest quality chocolate using vintage European equipment right here in Berkeley. For history buffs, don t miss the USS Hornet in Alameda. It s a one-of-a-kind experience you won t want to miss! Catch a Cal Golden Bears Game at Memorial Stadium. We are the most comfortable and convenient hotel headquarters to catch all the action! When it's time to relax, return to your spacious room at the Holiday Inn Express Berkeley Hotel. Stay in touch while away from home with our complimentary high-speed Internet service. We also offer complimentary hot breakfast and free on-site parking. We look forward to seeing you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Berkeley

Address: 1175 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1605
Location: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range: $189 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Berkeley 2.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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