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Encinitas, California
Reviewed 24 June 2010

This Hotel has it all. Location, friendly service and nice rooms! I recommend it to any traveler for business or pleasure! Family owned and operated. Great customer service!

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 May 2010

It was a pleasure staying at this hotel. It just made the visit to Berkeley very comfortable and easy

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Reviewed 12 May 2010

This small boutique hotel was perfect for my stay in Berkeley. It was affordable and conveniantly located. A block away you can enjoy all the festivities Berkeley has to offer. I would recommend this place to anyone looking to have a good night's rest for an affordable price.

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 16 October 2009

My daughter is in her first year at Cal. We first stayed, per recommendation from friends, at the Marriott in Emeryville. We love Marriotts, but it was too complicated for us, flying in, to take the BART and then the "Emery-go-round" bus. I looked on my trusted TripAdvisor and found the Downtown Berkeley Inn. Reasonably priced, clean rooms. It's not...

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 1 September 2009

I don't understand negative reviews. We have stayed here many times over the past two years, and the room has always been very clean and pleasantly decorated, in a kind of minimalist Asian style. Very comfortable platform bed. Good air conditioning; large TV; good lighting. I know that some have complained about the noise, but I don't know of any...

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San Diego
Reviewed 24 August 2009

Nice room. No hotel noise. Friendly manager. Close to Cal.

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PDX
Reviewed 26 June 2009

we were part of a large group attending a wedding, and we were a bit boisterous at times. No problem... our kids were told which room would be best for partying. We needed boarding passes for many people at many times over many days. No problem...we got great seat assignments on Southwest-while we were out enjoying wedding festivities. Free parking,...

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Boston
Reviewed 26 June 2009

The location is great and the staff there are amongst the nicest I've ever met. The room sizes are a bit small but the has been redone w/ modern chic decor, super comfortable foam beds, and large plasma tv's. One block from Shattuck. Will definitely stay here again!

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 26 June 2009

Our extended family rented a number of rooms here for my daughter's wedding. The location right in downtown Berkeley and close to BART was extremely convenient. We all had similar experiences. As some have mentioned, there is no real lobby, but who needs a lobby when there are ~10 restaurants within a block. The staff was very helpful. Many of...

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IKansas City
Reviewed 14 June 2009

I couldn't have asked for a better stay. It was a perfect ending for a perfect vacation. The room was great and beds were really comfortable. Close to the graduaution I was attending. Will definitely stay there again if I am in the area.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Downtown Berkeley Inn is the newest lodging facility in Berkeley. Located just two blocks away from the University of California, Berkeley and a short five-minute walk from public transportation, our 27 rooms feature contemporary platform beds with TempurPedic-like foam mattresses, 42 inch High-Definition plasma TV with nearly 70 DirectTV channels, large desk and chair, in-room coffee machines and phone lines with data ports. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downtown Berkeley Inn

Address: 2001 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1419
Region: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range: $141 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Downtown Berkeley Hotel Berkeley
Downtown Hotel Berkeley
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“Stay on second or third floor for better security.”
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“Check in early to get free parking and try to avoid getting one of the last queen bed smaller rooms.”
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