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SenS Hotel & Vanne Bistro Berkeley

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Overview
1538 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1517 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Concierge
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a funky hotel and well worth trying. It was one of the highlights of my stay in Berkely where I was attending a brief conference at the university. My room was clean, on the small side, reasonably quiet, and reasonably priced compared to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank 20Ian
Reviewed 18 December 2018

After reading far more reviews than I should have about SenS, I decided that the location outweighed some fairly negative comments. It wasn't that there weren't good ones, but the bad ones were bothering me. It was one night, how bad could it be? It...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Carrie W
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I was in town to help my daughter with some surgery and needed a carefree place to stay. I was a little nervous after reading some reviews about the hotel rooms being dirty and, yup! Probably the reason is that as far as I could...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank shggperry
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I stayed at Sens on Friday October 5th, 2018. I booked through Hotels.com and received charges on my card from Hotels.com AND from Sens. I called Sens twice and both times they claimed that my card was not on file and that there was no...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank garretjones0519
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We stayed for five nights and enjoyed the coffee and breakfast pastries every morning. The service was fantastic. The General (the barista) was very accommodating and understands the customer. The manager was helpful and friendly. The room was pricey. I would have to say they...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Steve M
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Description
SenS Hotel & Bistro is centrally-located in one of the best food destinations in the Bay Area. The famous Gourmet Ghetto is renowned for its epicurean delights provided by restaurants like the world renowned Chez More Panisse, the upscale Mexican restaurant Cesar, and the enormously popular Cheese Board Collective. The famous SenS Bistro is located on the ground-floor and serves the best espressos, lattes and pastries in town. Hotel guests enjoy complementary morning coffee as well as fresh pastries and bagels all while soaking up Berkeley's morning sun and catching up on-line with access to our complimentary Wi-Fi. Our three-level, historical hotel is centrally-located in one of the best walking neighborhoods in town. The hotel is undergoing a complete renovation featuring new amenities such as luxurious walk in showers, high end linens, and new flat screen TVs. Renovations will be completed in early 2017, but until then, you can enjoy our spacious, comfortable rooms equipped with cozy beds, cherrywood armoirs and writing tables. Several of our rooms have balconies. We are conveniently located close to University of California Berkeley and many Berkeley corporate offices. San Francisco is minutes away via freeway and BART. Both San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport are a comfortable drive from our hotel. Our friendly staff will happily assist in any special arrangements that you might need. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$173 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
French Hotel
Also Known As
French Hotel Berkeley
Location
United States > California > Berkeley
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$173 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
French Hotel
Also Known As
French Hotel Berkeley
Location
United States > California > Berkeley
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"Second floor if you want internet, ask for room without connecting door. K"
Mikesalter
8 Sep 2018
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"Hotel is adjacent to a supermarket, so you'll hear the early morning (6:15 and on) delivery trucks and..."
818traveler
13 Oct 2014
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"Room 208; corner room, nice balcony."
MicheleR67
21 Nov 2013
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"Stayed on the 1st floor. Would request that again since I'm not fond of elevators being from a small..."
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18 May 2013
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