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Brookeville
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Older furniture, Broken door to room, had to switch rooms to non ocean view. Next room had older, stained furniture. Rooms need higher quality remodel, bathrooms were good, had been remodeled, just need new or cleaned up furniture

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to report on your experience. You surface some extremely important aspects and ones where we currently recognize as being critical. Please know that your feedback will not fall on deaf ears as we plan, produce, and proactively move forward towards an enhanced product. Respectfully, Chris Adams General Manager

Israel
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went to the Berkeley last weekend and we have an amazing time! We came to the hotel a little bit early, and there was a receptionist called Nija, and she was very kind and helpful! And she tried to find us a room that going to be ready as soon as possible. When it's was ready...

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review from the recent stay. I am glad that you and your boyfrIend had a good time and hope it created a memory to last a life time. Please know that we value your feedback and very much appreciate your visit. Warm Regards Chris Adams General Manager

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Although our room view was wonderful; the services offered were lacking. High summer season & the restaurant and pool tiki bar were closed. Lobby bathroom flooded & it took too long for housekeeping to fix. Musty smell throughout the halls. Lobby gift shop was messy,overpriced, & had an unfriendly staff member. It's a shame,because this hotel has amazing potential.

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

We will stand on the last comment you made. This hotel has amazing potential and we are working extremely hard to better identify and execute ways to exceed that potential. The staff is committed toward rising above the normal way of doing business to display the glory we all have within. Thank you for your comments and hope to see...

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at The Berkeley hotel on 7/29 to 7/31. We had a gentleman named Theo Brown help us with our bags to our room and then we requested him when we left as well. He was kind, extremely helpful and a hard worker. It was packed that weekend as it usually is and he was very...

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

I appreciate yuour recognition of Theo as one who provided quality service during your recent visit to the hotel. I was sorry to learn of some of your other concerns but remain confident that we will successfully execute our plan towards a revitalization of our potential. We will press forward towards our mission of excellence at every turn. Thank you...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great weekend at the Berkeley Ocean Front Hotel!!! the staff always goes above and beyond to assist you with any request. Yes the rooms may need a bit of TLC however the room was clean and the views are breathtaking. We are definitely coming back.

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

We will welcome you back with open arms!!! We are identifying ways to better serve and provide an experience that will create a life time of memories. We hope you will be back in the near future!! Thank you, Chris Adams General Manager

Asbury Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Historically this was the only game in town. Hotel feels a bit dated. Seems like they rested on their laurels while the Asbury snuck onto the scene. Now they are playing catch up. If you are coming for the town the Berkeley is s great place to stay. It's a wonderful alternative to the Asbury.

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are in the processing of shifting upwards in how we do what we do. Our value and commitment towards this community is far reaching and will continue to grow moving forward. I appreciate your feedback and hope that you will return in the near future. Thanks, Chris Adams General Manager

Philadelphia
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Excellent location and very friendly staff. The only downside is that there is a slight musty/moldy smell throughout the whole place, even though both the room and hotel appear reasonably clean. Despite this, my wife and I will likely be staying here again.

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the staff, allow me to thank you for submitting a review of the Berkeley Hotel. We have taken note of your concern and continue to address ways to identify ways to improve our services and location. We hope to see you again in the near future. Regards, Chris Adams General Manager

North Brunswick
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Property was gorgeous, bar not open late enough. Restaurant had weird hours. Housekeeping was a nightmare. Beds were very comfortable. Your front service as absolutely great. Sorry would not stay again.

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

I am truly sorry to hear about your housekeeping experience. We will take steps to fix this in short order. I am glad that you enjoyed the rest of the team. Hopefully, you will give our staff another opportunity as we are working to uplift and upgrade how we do what we do. Warm Regards, Chris Adams

Pearl River, New York
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The location is great. Beach, boardwalk across the street. But that's it. Way overpriced. Charge you for everything. Rooms were not great. Needs total renovations. Nothing in the rooms i.e. fridge, safe, etc. but they do have "designer" products in the bathroom. We were down there 2 nights with my family for a special occasion. My room had a huge...

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

I certainly understand your position and respect your voice. We have made some recent changes that we feel will greatly enhance the cleanliness of our rooms. Further, our goal is to address those issues that require an uplift or upgrade. We are confident that these changes will better enhance our standing and reputation. Regards, Chris Adams General Manager

Warren
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great place and staff, super clean rooms. The AC was great and the beds are very good. Boardwalk across the street and the beach is always clean. Pool lacks a lot of TLC, no bar on premises! Advice: BYOB

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Thank you for staying and weighing in. Your review is important and very much apprecuiated. We continue to seek ways to better enhance the customer experience. We are hopeful to see you again in the near future. Chris Adams General Manger

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As historic Asbury Park's premier boutique hotel, The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel enjoys a prime location along the New Jersey shoreline just steps from the famed boardwalk. Designed by noted Beaux Arts architect Warren Whitney of New York, the hotel recently underwent a renovation of historic proportions and is poised to experience the renaissance of this nineteenth-century seaside destination. Modern luxuries complement the classic grandeur of this 238-room famous hotel, with a nod to the Victorian architecture and oceanfront glamour of Asbury Park's storied past. The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel embodies everything that is the revitalization of the famed Jersey Shore and itself represents the rebirth of this cultural icon. The Berkeley offers a bar and restaurant during the summer season only. Parking is available in our lot at an additional cost. Parking is provided on a first come, first serve basis as it is limited. The Berkeley prides itself on being a pet friendly hotel. Pet friendly rooms are offered on a designated floor at an additional cost. A complimentary coffee service is available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM for all overnight guests. For questions or concerns, please reach out to the email provided on our general information page. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

Address: 1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Asbury Park
Price Range: ₹ 8,745 - ₹ 21,959 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 238
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Also Known As:
Berkeley Hotel Asbury Park
Berkeley Carteret Oceanfront Hotel
Berkeley Asbury Park
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“Go somewhere else unless you have to stay here, in which case, demand an ocean view.”
nonobanana, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Theo Brown, the bellman was very friendly and welcoming. He took time explain all the features of the hotel and surrounding area.”
Ritasmarc, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There is a noisy a/c unit in the back. Rooms near this could be noisy”
jd01225, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Beach view, or just go up to the large roof terrace and take in 360 degrees”
jessg935, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 820 was huge and has a nice view of the ocean and the Asbury Park sign. Request a higher floor for better views”
tarasI8198WN, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
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