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Berkeley Marina

201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710-1618
+1 510-981-6740
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Beautiful Berkeley Marina The Other Paradise

Berkeley, California's Marina is a paradise of its own with panoramic views of the San Francisco... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
SereneApache
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Berkeley, California
Great views of SF Bay and Golden Gate

There are easy walking paths that circle the marina. On a clear sunny day, the views of the bay and... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
nnoSfBayArea
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sf bay area
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One of the recommended windsurfing launch spots.
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201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710-1618
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Berkeley, California's Marina is a paradise of its own with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay, bicycle trails, walking trails, great food eateries, benches along the waterfront to refresh your moments of California beauty.The Berkeley Marina reflects diversity and Bay Area people flavor which...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

There are easy walking paths that circle the marina. On a clear sunny day, the views of the bay and the Golden Gate are fantastic.

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Drove and luckily found a spot to park. Best views of the bay in the area, wide walking path, hill to fly a kite and a few benches to sit and enjoy the scenery. If you are looking for a place to relax, this is...More

Thank MARY Z
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

A walk through the Berkeley Marina offers the visitor a number of unparalleled delights. From the stunning views of San Francisco across the bay, to cool breezes on a warm day, to the great happy hour at Skates by the Bay, an afternoon at the...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It was nice to go out to the marina. It is a nice and quiet path near the water. There are also fireworks on the fourth of July. Get there early!

Thank DANA A
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a good place to take your loved ones. You can enjoy the whole day relaxing, and then eat at the nice surrounding restaurants which are very good.

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is one of the best spots in the Bay Area to enjoy spectacular views in every direction. Even on foggy days you can enjoy views of Alcatraz, the city, Tiburon and Sausalito, the Berkeley Hills, and the North Bay. There are frequent festivals (Kite...More

Thank Retinol13
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Just went down there to cool off, and was successful. We drove all around by the edge of the bay and I thought the distant views of SF and the Golden Gate bridge were interesting. My driver kiddingly said, "We'll go down to where Scott...More

Thank TirzahRuth
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

going to the right it's a place where you can exercise,walk you dog, meditate and see awesome sunset. you have a good view of golden gate bridge ,you can see too the richmond bridge.and san francisco at the left you have the pier and good...More

Thank maria edite o
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We go there regularly as a quick way to "get out of town" and feel the ocean air (right straight from the Golden Gate). The Marina has two sides, divided by the harbor in the middle, North (Cesar Chavez Park, lots of open space walking)...More

Thank Jim J
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Response from djbrea | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't know an exact spot to fly kites there, but there is a mobile kite store that may have more information about this, and the Berkeley kite festival might be worth checking out. There is a lot of open space at the... More
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Surbhi M
19 August 2016|
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Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
Sunrise would be over the hills to the East...not too dramatic.
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Roldan M
14 August 2016|
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Response from Barbara C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but...not everywhere. There are walkways all around the marina. You will not be able to go down to look at boats that are on private docks. There will be a locked gate at the top. But if you are staying at the hotel, or... More
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