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Houston, TX
Reviewed 1 January 2015

This was a quick business trip that required only a quiet, convenient, & secure location. This hotel was a great fit for all of those needs. They are also a very easy walk to several good restaurants on University & within easy reach of the North Berkeley BART station. When I am back again, I will choose this hotel.

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Hstn Trvlr, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Berkeley for your recent trip. I'm thrilled that we were exactly what you were looking for. We hope to see you again soon. Greg Liversedge

Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for a week during the Christmas holidays. The hotel is in an interesting part of town. Not really walking distance to any upscale restaurants. The hotel was clean and the rooms were nice. We really like the friendliness of the front desk staff. Raj was outstanding on check in. The breakfast was continental style and...

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Terrell B, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during the holiday week. I will share your wonderful comments with Raj. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Greg Liversedge

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 December 2014

WE VISIT OUR DAUGHTER REGULARLY IN BERKELEY. WE HAVE NOT FOUND A SATISFACTORY HOTEL IN WHICH TO STAY UNTIL LAST MONTH, This hotel is on University Avenue just 3 blocks west from fSan Pablo. It is quiet and clean with free parking and WI Fi. A breakfast is severed and the rates are reasonable. We are glad we found this...

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Caroline A, I'm gad that we fit what you were looking for. I know rates can vary by quite a large margin in the Bay Area. We try to keep our rates consistent and appropriate to the market. We hope that we see you many times during your trips to Berkeley. Regards, Greg Liversedge General Manager

California
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We flew up for a quick 24 hour stay to catch the Cal vs Stanford game last weekend and last minute booked this hotel. Check-in was easy and the gentleman was friendly. We had booked a larger suite with the whirlpool tub (didn't use the tub but the bathroom was nice and large.) We weren't in the room for much...

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Tammy B, Thank you for staying with us for the recent Cal game. I apologize for the confusion at checkout and not being able to provide you with a receipt for your stay. You are more than welcome to contact me directly so I can look at the specifics of your reservation and hopefully resolve this issue. Overall I'm...

Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed here in August for our daughter's move in to Cal. More than 2 weeks after we checked out, I realized that my phone was missing. It is the phone I use in my country and I did not use it while I am in the states so I did not know when it got lost. All the contacts...

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear min d, I'm thrilled that you were reunited with your lost phone. We appreciate all the kind feedback and hope to see you again soon. Regards, Greg Liversedge General Manager

Guadalajara, Mexico
Reviewed 30 October 2014

so... you get what you pay. the location is not the best one, I would not say it is the safest place to go out for a walk or jogging. As for the hotel, it is OK, it is clean good size rooms and very friendly staff, I have to say that Jason from the front desk does always go...

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Yalim01, Thank you for your candid review of your recent stay with us. I'm very sorry to hear that during your stay we experienced an issue with the juice machine and I can not agree with you enough that other options should of been provided. I apologize that my staff on hand did not make any other accommodations so...

Gardnerville, Nevada
Reviewed 16 October 2014

have stayed at many a holiday inn express and this building seems better constructed, which means quieter. Otherwise - typical - decent sized room, clean, comfortable bed, slow internet - what else is new... on our several stays here, the staff seems professional and courteous.

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear psandberg, I appreciate your feedback in regards to your recent stay with us. I will certainly look at our internet speeds and take your comments into account for future upgrades. I am pleased to hear you find our property quite and will share this with our ownership. Regards, Greg Liversedge General Manager

Cascais, Portugal
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Good quality price ratio. Rooms are very good, spacious, comfortable. The breakfast buffet is not a luxury one but it is very well served with good choice of food and works in a practical and functional way.

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear MariaL0pes, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent experience with us. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Regards, Greg Liversedge

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Stayed here to go to Dave Mathews concert 8/24/14. Room was spacious and very clean. Close to Frwy. Was a 2 mile walk to the theater. Which was better than trying to find parking near the Greek. Really nice breakfast area and standard HI food. Staff was very friendly. Worked well for us. Will stay here again when we come...

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear David F, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Berkeley. It's great to hear you found our rooms spacious and clean. We hope to see you for your next visit to the Greek Theater. Regards, Greg Liversedge

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

This was the normal setup for the Express line of Holiday Inn. I thought the staff was nice and I had no issues with the room or location. I do ask that they buy a new pancake maker... The poor guy there in the morning had to fight with it everyday, I was there, to get it working. The dining...

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HolidayInnBerkeley, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, responded to this review

Dear Mr.BlueTravel, We sincerely appreciate your feedback in regards to your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express Berkeley. I'm pleased to hear that as a whole you enjoyed your experience and found our staff nice. We look forward to hosting you again when you return to the Bay Area. Regards, Greg Liversedge

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 94702-1605
Region: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range: $199 - $352 (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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“We stayed near the card-only public bathrooms, which worked out because when we came back from our day we had an extra bathroom right there.”
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