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Bayville, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were dealing with an event and Berkeley and Sofia was WONDERFUL. Ron at the desk was so helpful and Theo the bellman was more than you could ask for. Everyone on the staff was exceptional We could not have asked for more. Can't wait to go back

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Mike T, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank so much for your kind review! We are blessed with some incredible team members. They truly care about our guests. It is so nice when someone like you takes the time to give them recognition like this. Please come back to see us again. It was our pleasure to serve you!

New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Berkeley combines a lovely retro architectural feel with all the conveniences of a modern newer hotel. With rooms overlooking the ocean, it is truly an exciting setting for a Jersey shore experience! With a respectful staff willing to help at every turn, the Berkeley is definitely a class act!

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Mike T, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hearing from our guests is very rewarding. We look forward to seeing you back with us again...

Whitman, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was visiting Asbury Park from out of state with my girlfriend. Upon arriving to our room, it was discovered that the room had only been partially cleaned(the bathroom had not been). So we called the front desk to have someone come clean it. We left for dinner and after getting back, we realized the toilet wasn't flushing or working...

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Mike T, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

We are truly sorry for your disappointment. I can assure you we have reviewed your concerns with our entire team and these items are being addressed. We will revisit the adjustment made to your bill so that you can feel your concerns have been heard and understood.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were here in March for a large group event. The staff was top notch, particularly the banquet staff. The rooms were well appointed and the location, although it was the off-season and we didn't spend much time outside, was wonderful with it's ocean view and proximity to destinations in town.

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Mike T, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of The Berkeley. Our team had a great men serving as your host. We hope that we will have the honor see everyone back with us next year!

New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a well located hotel with friendly staff and clean comfortable accommodations. I've nothing else to add but TripAdvisor won't let me post without a mimimum of ccarafters so I'm adding until it lets me

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Mike T, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review! We truly appreciate this.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Front desk double charged my roommate. They also embarrassed him by vocalizing that his card was declined when it was actually their ineptitude that created the situation. The man was very nonchalant and unapologetic about it. Same guy was asked if water could be sent to the practice space and he absolved himself of the responsibility claiming that it wasn't...

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We are truly sorry for your experience and the less than desired response to your request. I have shared this with our team to see we make the proper reactions to future situations. We enjoyed hosting your group and we truly want you back again!

New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been coming to this hotel for years for an annual conference. Each year seems to have its own challenges. This year the room lacked several basic amenities - no glasses, ice bucket, clock/radio, working tv remote, working closet doors. Seems as though when a large group is expected that rooms should be double checked to make sure they are...

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Mike T, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. Your concerns have been shared with our team. I can assure you we will use this information to address these shortcomings. We hope you return next year..

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a wonderful time at the Berkeley. The staff couldn't have been nicer. They would actually come up to us, introduce themselves and see if we needed assistance. The bellman, Theo Brown was especially helpful. The ballroom is breathtakingly beautiful, food by caterer was very good. The rooms are being renovated so be sure to ask for renovated room when...

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Mike T, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very honored to have served as your host for this very worthy cause. We are in the process of adding a new bar menu. We hope you will be back soon to try it out!

Saugatuck, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location and beautiful views from our room, which was an unexpected surprise! The rooms were spacious and clean. The entire staff was extremely helpful, especially Ron at the front desk. We cannot wait to visit again.

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Mike T, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your five star review! We will pass along your kind words to Ron. We hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hidden gem is located directly across from the convention hall and the boardwalk. From the moment we walked in until we left the staff was very helpful, and going above and beyond with their customer service. The room was very roomy and very clean and comfortable. They have recently opened a bar near the main lobby which is a...

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Thank you so much for reviewing our hotel. Our team works very hrd to see each guest has a great experience here. It is wonderful when our guests take the tiem to let us know how we are doing...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: $132 - $428 (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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“Beach view, or just go up to the large roof terrace and take in 360 degrees”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles tarasI8198WN, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms were very generous size, newly renovated, very comfortable beds. Water or City views (City view gets a magnificent pink sunset!)”
 of 5 bubbles Deb4343, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean-view rooms are worth the money.”
 of 5 bubbles dmanuel7126, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Fourth floor is pet friendly. Yes, pet friendly. As in bring your pet. Great to know!”
 of 5 bubbles FlavaFlav, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
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