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Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

I enjoyed my three-night stay. Staff members were friendly and professional, and the property itself is unique and worth exploring.
The coffee station is great, and the coffee was always hot and strong. The continental breakfast was decent--great selection of pastries, and then pretty standard fruit, yogurt, breads for toasting, etc. I really enjoyed my stay and want to emphasize the great staff for sure.

Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Traveled on business
Thank 9christinas
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

Here for a wedding. Room has no a/c, no TV, no hot water for shower, plug in hand basin not working
No safety on windows we were on the 6th floor and a sheer drop down. Thank goodness no children
Bed size not even a queen - a double bed
I would not recommend this hotel for guests who are coming to a wedding
Would rather stay in a hotel with amenities and cab here to attend the wedding
Bringing luggage in we had to use the maintenance entrance and walk through the laundry and the garbage- quite disgusting. No wheelchair access to the front door of the hotel
I do not believe this hotel meets the required safety codes
Will NEVER stay here again

Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Traveled with family
Thank 48Rusty
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

This building was designed by Julia Morgan, who was also the architect for Hearst Castle.

The pool is a bit reminiscent of the one in Hearst Castle and the general style has similarities too.

It's its own little wonderland, beautifully kept and with great external elevations with interesting details. Staff are great.

Date of stay: January 2019
  • Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Thank UKTurkeyTrotter
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Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

So this is a tough review because Berkeley City Club is a bit all over the place. The standard rooms are small with I guess date appropriate furniture. To me, the furniture was functional and out dated. The shower was different - they added a shower curtain on an oval all the way around he tub - so now it’s a restricted size shower that can’t be used as a bath any more because the shower curtain goes 360 degrees around you with 4 places where the curtain can’t go past. The water pressure was very (very) low. You cannot control the room temperature with a thermostat - you use the space heater (in the closet) or open windows. You have 6 pillows in the room but they are all the same pillow type (with that many pillows I figured I would have a choice). The included breakfast was pretty good - it is a really nice continental breakfast. The staff was friendly and helpful. The views were decent from the room and the proximity to Cal was great. The adjacent parking lot was a benefit ($20 a day).

Date of stay: February 2019
Trip type: Traveled solo
Thank jeffreyf933
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Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

This old Club hotel in Berkeley is really a place I Can recommend. The rooms are old in a charming Way, very clean and some of Them have a nice view over the Bay Area. The staff are very kind and helpfull and the breakfast are good.

Date of stay: October 2018
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Thank larsmunchl
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