Holiday Inn Express Berkeley

1175 University Avenue, Berkeley, United States, 94702  show map
 2 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Berkeley

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Free Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

Set in the center of Berkeley, the comfortable Holiday Inn Express Berkeley provides modern rooms. Founded in 2000, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2010.

Holiday Inn Express Berkeley is 20 minutes' walk from the center of Berkeley. The vicinity of a train station let you explore Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Tilden Regional Park and Eastshore State Park with no difficulty.

Berkeley train station is swiftly reachable. Holiday Inn Express Berkeley is about 20 minutes’ drive towards Oakland International airport.

Rooms

At Holiday Inn Express Berkeley, guests are offered rooms with flat-screen TV, heating, high-speed internet, a private safe and a writing desk. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, a roll in shower and a spa bathtub.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the bar. The restaurant entices with dishes of ethnic cuisine. Offering various dining options, Everett & Jones Barbecue and De Afghanan Kabob House are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

Holiday Inn Express Berkeley offers a meeting room, a business center and a copier for business guests.

Relax

On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   69.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Laundry basket/Clothes hamper

Self-catering

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Multi-line phone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 19 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1175 University Avenue, Berkeley, United States, 94702

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City Center
  • Berkeley
    1.6 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Berkeley
    900 m
  • Train Stations
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    2.0 km
Restaurants
  • Siam Cuisine (cuisine: Thai)
    30 m
  • De Afghanan Kabob House (cuisine: Afghan)
    40 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    69

Rooms and availability

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      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 28 m²
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Holiday Inn Express Berkeley Berkeley location
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            Hotel Address:

            1175 University Avenue, Berkeley, United States, 94702

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Berkeley
              1.6 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Berkeley
              900 m
            • Train Stations
              100 m
            • Bus stop
              2.0 km
            Restaurants
            • Siam Cuisine (cuisine: Thai)
              30 m
            • De Afghanan Kabob House (cuisine: Afghan)
              40 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2010
            • Number of rooms:
              69

            Holiday Inn Express Berkeley Location

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            What's nearby

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 1.5 km

            Places of interest

            Train stations

            • Berkeley - 800 m

            Sport related

            Amusement

            • Tilden Regional Billiard - 800 m
            • Town and Country Billiard Parlor - 800 m

            Museums

            • Two Weavers - 500 m
            • Telluride Film Festival - 1.1 km
            • Integrated Arts - 1.2 km
            • Tattoo Archive - 1.5 km
            • Berkeley Historical Society - 1.6 km
            • Habitot Childrens Museum - 1.8 km

            Halls

            • Finnish Brotherhood Hall - 200 m
            • Finnish Hall - 500 m

            Universities, Institutes

            • Saint John's University - 300 m
            • CA Institute For Clinical - 600 m
            • Intermix Universal Academy - 700 m
            • Bay Cities Bible Institute - 1.0 km
            • Asians For Job Opportunities - 1.5 km
            • Institute For World Religions - 1.5 km
            • U C Berkeley Extension - 1.7 km
            • Cil Computer Training Program - 1.7 km
            • Vista College - 1.7 km
            • U C Extension Ctr For Media - 1.7 km
            • University of California Ext - 1.7 km
            • New College-Advanced Christian - 1.8 km

            Theaters

            Air business related

            • Bay Area Cab - 600 m

            Medical care and Hospitals

            • Institute-Childhood Resources - 400 m

            Local attractions

            • Berkeley Marina - 2.1 km
              201 University Ave, Berkeley
            • Indian Rock Park - 2.9 km
              950 Indian Rock Avenue, Berkeley
            • Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden - 3.1 km
              1200 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley
            • Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive - 2.3 km
              2625 Durant Ave 2250, Berkeley
            • Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology - 3.0 km
              103 Kroeber Hall, Berkeley

            Near the hotel

            • Aquatic Park - 910 m
              Northern end of Van Ness Ave., San Francisco

              Restaurants nearby

              • Siam Cuisine - 30 m

                Address: 1181 University Ave
                Phone: 510-548-3278

                81% likes this, based on 34 reviews
                Cuisine: Thai

              • Foster's Old Fashioned Freeze - 60 m

                Address: 1199 University Ave
                Phone: 510-841-0953

                79% likes this, based on 7 reviews

              • Kabana Restaurant - 130 m

                Address: 1106 University Ave
                Phone: 510-845-3355

                67% likes this, based on 39 reviews
                Cuisine: Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani

              • De Afghanan Kabob House - 40 m

                Address: 1160 University Ave
                Phone: (510) 549-3781

                82% likes this, based on 9 reviews
                Cuisine: Afghan
                Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 20

              • Cafe Yesterday - 70 m

                Address: 1122 University

                90% likes this, based on 34 reviews

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2010
              • Number of rooms:
                69
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              Holiday Inn Express Berkeley Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Express Berkeley

              Average guest rating

              7.2out of 10
              Very good
              Based on 17 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              7.0
              Value
              5.6
              Service
              7.3

              Guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                8.8

                Convenient and clean place in the heart of Berkeley where our two children have attended the University. We stay there when we visit our Berkeley son.

              • Single
                7.4

                Holiday inn are clean and comfortable.

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                Good value, clean, convenient location.

                Wife awoke with insect bites. Manager claimed he was "100% sure" there are no bed bugs in the room He determined this in less than five minutes. We are not so sure despite his assurances -- how could he have determined this so quickly? People we have called to our home concerning this possibility spent at least 15 minutes examining our bedroom (and found no bed bugs). I would have felt a lot more comfortable if the manager had spent more time, had to told me what he did to make his determination. The issue is really important to us as my wife is still suffering from the bites she received. While it is not certain she received the bites in the hotel, we are not comfortable that the manager dealt with our complaint as thoroughly as he might have.

              • Group of friends
                9.6

                The Holiday Inn was a few blocks away from theBART train. We were able to leave our car and take the train into San Francisco - very convenient. Very good complimentary breakfast. I would recommend staying there.

              • Family with children
                6.6

                Clean and close to uc Berkeley

                No pool or spa and their wi-fi was down for awhile

              • Older travelers
                7.4

                I chose this Holiday Inn because of its location. We have stayed at other Holiday Inns and find them comfortable and convenient. The beds are usually quite nice and we also like the non-smoking policy.

                We had some difficulty with the shower being slippery but the management provided a mat and a carpet in the bathroom.

              • Family with children
                10.0

                I like the clean premises and helpful employees. The last night I was there, I needed to print out a boarding pass (to JetBlue) and the hotel's computer did not have the current software to do so. The employee on duty, a female named Amrita, first kindly tried to help update the software and when that did not work, she kindly offered to print out the boarding pass for me behind the counter. Due to her professional kindness, I left Berkeley with a boarding pass and a desire to return to this Holiday Inn Express in the future. Thanks, Amrita and Holiday Inn Express!

              • Older travelers
                6.8

                Clean, good condition, good rates

                It is as ordinary as it can be.

              • Single
                4.6

                Location and parking are realy the only things I can recommend here.

                Breakfast proved the adage "you get what you pay for". I would have been better off paying money at a fast food restauraunt. The staff wasn't listening to me when I complained about not being able to call the front desk because the phone was not properly programmed, and when I complained about the lack of hot water in the mornings, I got attitude from the woman at the front desk.

              • Family with children
                7.4

                Proximity to UC Campus & downtown

                Traffic & noise around hotel

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Holiday Inn Express Berkeley Berkeley location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              1175 University Avenue, Berkeley, United States, 94702

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Berkeley
                1.6 km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Berkeley
                900 m
              • Train Stations
                100 m
              • Bus stop
                2.0 km
              Restaurants
              • Siam Cuisine (cuisine: Thai)
                30 m
              • De Afghanan Kabob House (cuisine: Afghan)
                40 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2010
              • Number of rooms:
                69