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Towaco
1 review
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not have good experience at this hotel. It was noisy, hard to sleep, front desk staff is uninformed and the hotel is expensive. The clerk said I could not get coffee in the morning. But coffee was there in the lobby. The pillows were uncomfortable and the hallways were noisy so I could not sleep.

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

As we continue to be happy in Asbury Park, there was a sense of concern that you did not feel the same. I am sorry for those elements that proved to be an un-necessary obstacle towards your satisfaction. Further, I was confused as you reported that there was mis-communication regarding our coffee service as the front desk directs people to... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel, staying for a wedding. Views from the room were great. Had a tough time figuring out what to do and where to go but the bellman Theo Brown took care of everything! Glad to see that people still take tremendous pride in providing first class service. Will definitely visit again.

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

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us! Thank you for taking the time to give us this nice review. Our team works hard to see every guest has a great time with us. More 

Phoenix
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ocean view on 8th floor, big room, a comfortable bed, with an even bigger bathroom. Private parking lot, didn't have to feed the meter. Access to the rooftop overlooking the surrounding area. Very unique and old property.

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

Thank you for this wonderful review! We hope to have you join us again very soon.. More 

Ringwood
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be a great place. Room had peeling wall paper, towels showed their age with a mild yellow hue. During a week night, hotel couldn't upgrade to a partial ocean view. Glad there's competition in AP.

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

We are very sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. We understand you have many choices to stay in Asbury Park. We will work hard to make improvements and hope you will come try us again in the future. More 

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Dunlap
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All staff were friendly and efficient. Room was spacious, but furniture was somewhat worn. Pull out bed in sofa caused it to be sagging in the middle, mildew on filter in cold air return, slats were dusty, drawer handle on dresser broken. The room appeared to have been thru a rough beach season. Maybe just needs sprucing up. All wedding... More 

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

Thank you for sharing our experience at our hotel. We are adding many new improvements to our rooms which will address your concerns. These will make our spacious rooms even more inviting! More 

Highland
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Helpful friendly staff, incredibly clean and convenient. Great location, and perfect for people with pets. There is no place better to stay in Asbury. Highly recommended, thank you for making out our stay great.

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

Thank you for your five star review of our hotel. We truly appreciate your support and look forward to having you come back again! More 

Warwick, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I recently stayed at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel for a conference I attended in late October. Due to the offseason timing the hotel was rather empty minus the conference attendees. I found the hotel to be accommodating with some upgrades to the the rooms and lobby areas despite the age of the hotel overall. The bar certainly is dated and... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your conference experience with us. The fall season is certainly more quiet. We are always working to upgrade our historic home. Many more upgrades are on the way. Please come back and see us soon! More 

Cape May, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We looked at the reviews prior to booking and they seemed to be all over the place. Someone who stayed there within the past year told us that they were in the process of renovating when they stayed but it was sufficient. We spent a minimal amount of time in our room as we attended a wedding offsite in Asbury... More 

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

We are truly sorry we did not live up to your expectations. Your comments have been shared with our team to address these items quickly. We will work very hard to remedy these items. More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel with nicely decorated rooms. Our ocean view room was perfect. Our bellman, Theo Brown, couldn't have been more helpful. Well done!!!!! The ballroom was beautiful for the wedding we attended.

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

Thank you for your five star review! Our team loves what they do and it is great to see them recognized this way! More 

Melrose
1 review
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

love the location, across from the beach. rooms clean, beds very comfortable, staff is very accommodating. In season rate is a little high considering the hotel needs updating. Bartender very nice, but bar is dark and very old, run down, no one in there. $25 parking fee in season!!!! parking a little difficult even with your parking. tag.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We have many exciting upgrades coming. We hope you come back to see us again! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $167 - $275 (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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“Its pet friendly on the 4th floor”
 of 5 bubbles rotololaw, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hotel thinks it's luxury, guests do not”
 of 5 bubbles alicat227, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a roof deck accessible only by the center elevator. Great views of the Jersey shore on a clear day.”
 of 5 bubbles jmtaylor311, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Seek out Theo Brown, the doorman--great guy and a pleasant way to wait for the shuttle :)”
 of 5 bubbles Anelia1, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for ocean view, corner room was very large”
 of 5 bubbles lmetcalf, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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