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Holiday Inn Express Berkeley

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Fresno, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel was clean, quiet and convenient. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and quiet. The beds were amazing and I enjoyed having the extra pillows. The breakfast in the morning saved us quite a bit of money since we had a large group. We actually booked 3 rooms and all rooms were very...

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

Dear Janie C, Thank you very much for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you and your group enjoyed your stay. We look forward to you next visit. Thank you and take care. Also, Congratulations to you son! Raj Kaler Front Office Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice hotel. The staff were friendly and accommodating. The location is very convenient and while some say it's an expensive hotel, when you actually do the math and include what normal wi-fi and parking charges cost at other places it ends up actually being cheaper as they are included here. Rooms were very clean, bathroom was spotless and...

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

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Hotel is clean and relatively quiet and about a 15 min walk from North Berkeley BART. Desk staff members were friendly and efficient. Excellent selection of TV channels on Direct TV. WiFi was OK in the evening but very slow in morning which I assume was to high demand. Reasonable selection for a no-charge breakfast. But there isn't much competition...

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

Dear HikerAndRunner, 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

Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Nothing is especially cheap in Berkeley, so don't expect that here, even though it's a HI Express. Still, it's a nice, clean, comfortable hotel. Front-desk is friendly and competent, rooms are clean and well-appointed, and Wi-Fi is good. Signage isn't real prominent, so you may miss it the first time around if you're not looking closely. Buffet breakfast is really...

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

Dear LarryJ917, Thank you very much for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Reviews like these are very helpful in our growth and process for improvement. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you and take care. Raj Kaler Front Office Manager

Taupo District, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Stayed here on a short family visit to San Francisco. It was conveniently located for us to visit family and to get in and out of the city - the BART station at North Berkeley is an easy walk away. Good facilities - business services, laundry - and good range of food for the complimentary breakfast. Somewhat mixed neighbourhood with...

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

Dear lislewend, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled 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

Reviewed 17 February 2017

I stayed one night at this hotel. The room was clean and quiet. The location is fine to get on and off the highway. Overall it is a very good choice if you are looking for a convenient place to stay after attending a concert or so in Berkeley.

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

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

Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We spent three nights at the Holiday Inn during a recent business trip to UC Berkeley. This was our second such stay. This hotel is ideal for travelers who have business in the Berkeley area or San Francisco . The rooms are very clean, the desk staff was extremely helpful, and the cleaning team did a great job keeping everything...

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

Dear Spectra72, Thank you very much for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your continued loyalty. We look forward to your next visit. Thank you and take care! Raj Kaler Front Office Manager

Mumbai
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The lobby isn't quite as inviting and neither were the staff who attended to us while we were there. Seems they are not quite up to answering queries. The rooms are large, but tended to be a bit musty. The breakfast was also wasn't up to the mark in variety or flavour....

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

Dear Pahari, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We want to apologize for the dissapointing stay you had. Reviews like these are helpful in showing us on what we need to improve on. We hope you will give us another opportunity to better your experience in the near future. Thank you and take care. Raj Kaler...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is ideal if you have a car. There is parking available and it is close to major highways, etc. If you are walking, it is a bit isolated. It is a 20 minute walk to the closest Bart (metro) station and getting a taxi can take a while. To downtown Berkeley it is a 45 minute walk through...

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

Dear AVM2016, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Its unfortunate that you had to relocate hotels but I understand your reasoning. We hope you will give us another opportunity in the near future. Thank you and take care. Raj Kaler Front Office Manager

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

From Morton's downtown SF by Union Square to the Holiday Inn, took 17 minutes on the bay bridge. Super clean, great staff and close to many Resturaunt's and a 3 mile walk to Berkeley campus and botanical gardens. And thank you for great Wifi too. Go Bears!

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

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
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
Region: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range: $241 - $458 (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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“Ask for your preference, they are accommodating.”
brodieb730, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“We stayed near the card-only public bathrooms, which worked out because when we came back from our day we had an extra bathroom right there.”
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“Get a room in the back.”
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“The further from University the better”
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“Select a room away from the street.”
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