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Reviewed 18 July 2014

We arrived much earlier than expected and although we were too early to check-in the receptionist was very helpful and gave us a lot of good local information and pointed us to the Bay Street shopping centre where we got ourselves a nice meal. The breakfast's were very good and the donuts were especially popular with our sons. With close...

1Thank Sam M
HolidayInnBerkeley, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Sam M, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Berkeley. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our service and breakfast. We hope that when you return the Bay Area we will be your first choice for accommodations. Regards, Greg Liversedge General Manager

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We had to make the last minute reservation to stay at this hotel due to our kitchen remodel. We stayed there for three nights and were pleased with it. It is close to a coin laundry place, a decent Thai restaurant and a great burger joint. The room was pretty big, had a small kitchenette, and everything worked. Their breakfast...

3Thank kimsusun
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Hotel is about a mile from UCB. Room was large and clean and the beds were great. Has ample free parking and the standard free breakfast. We have stayed at other hotels in the Berkeley area and to date have found this to be the best for the price.

3Thank Larry192
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 24 May 2014

We stayed here for graduation because it is right on the bus line 51. We could park for free and ride the bus to campus. The rooms were comfortable and good size. Breakfast had a good assortment of foods. Hot and cold. Fruit and good coffee.

2Thank ackart
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear ackart, Thank you for staying with us and taking your time to submit this review. We are always striving to be better here at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Berkeley. We are pleased you enjoyed our breakfast and found the room comfortable. Hopefully we will see you at the hotel again in the near future. Raj Kaler Front...

Reviewed 15 May 2014

It is a bit expensive for what it offers, but it's Berkeley after all, so I don't think that you can find something better for a cheaper price. Stayed here for 3 nights and it was OK, it is reasonable compared to other hotels in the chain.

2Thank B A
HolidayInnBerkeley, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear BA, Thank you for taking your valuable time to tell us about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Berkeley. I'm very pleased that you find us a good value for the area as we work very hard to ensure this is the case. If you find yourself in the Berkeley area again I hope that we will...

Washington DC
Reviewed 8 May 2014

The room was clean and nice. Not luxurious but pretty much everything you need. The check in staff was very nice and the others just pretty much ignored me the rest of the time but that's ok; I didn't ask for anything. It's not close enough to easily walk to Berkeley -- about 2 miles away. Convenient, free parking. I...

1Thank Mushroom1234
Cameron Park, California
Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

This is a regular holiday inn.. It was clean and quite, the staff was not overly out going and friendly. They would smile at you when you walked in but really nothing above and beyond as far as service goes. I stayed here for business so it was a good place to sleep!

1Thank janelleharris
HolidayInnBerkeley, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear janelleharris, Thank you for staying with us and taking your time to submit this review. We are pleased that you found our rooms clean and quite. We, at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Berkeley, are always striving to better the hotel and improve our service. We are truly sorry we didn’t meet your service expectations and reviews like...

San Diego
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We just flew up to Berkeley for a quick weekend getaway to see a show on the UC Berkeley campus. The hotel was NOT walking distance to the campus but in every other way we were very happy with the place. It was clean, with reasonably sized comfortable rooms, and a comfortable bed. There was free parking, the front desk...

1Thank Basiluzzo
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Pretty typical Holiday Inn Express, great breakfast, standard room. Clean and well maintained. The staff are friendly polite. Great dining about a mile walk. OK options closer by, but local roads are easy to navigate.

IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear GJAJKJ, We strive to give great and impressive service to all of our guests and it makes us happy to read we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our establishment. Once again thank you for the wonderful and kind words of praise. Sincerely, Orlando A. Case Manager IHGCare

Reviewed 21 April 2014

The hotel is located in a questionable area. That should have been my first clue. Walking into the hotel, you notice that the hotel is in dire need of repair; second clue. The rooms are quite small and dated. Our room had 2 double beds that were almost of top of each other. The furniture had big gouges in it...

2Thank CyrusMoo
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear CyrusMoo, Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley. It is regrettable you were not satisfied with the service you received. I would like to address this with you further. I have sent you a private message to obtain more information about your stay. I look forward to hearing from you and being...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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
Region: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range: ₹ 10,237 - ₹ 21,566 (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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