We (3 adult family members) were in Berkeley to visit a family member nearby. This hotel was affordable, clean and staff was courteous. The location seemed good to get to places. There were a few places nearby that we went to - a 99 cent store for snacks, a hamburger take out place, and a pizza place. We had family members pick us up and drop us off but there was free parking. You could walk to the BART, but we got a ride from family. The BART is a great way to get into San Francisco. There was a good continential breakfast. We had a room with 2 beds which was nice. We stayed here for 2 nights, then went to Santa Rosa for a night, came back here for a night. The last night we stayed near the airport for an early flight out. Free Wifi worked fine.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Berkeley Hotel Berkeley
- Holiday Inn Berkeley
- Berkeley Holiday Inn