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10 Best Hotels in Berkeley

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina
3.5 out of 5
200 Marina Blvd, Berkeley, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$220 per night
3.98 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (1,299 reviews)

"Great hotel, the staff is amazing, very helpful The hotel is very clean, well maintained."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul. 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina
Rose Garden Inn
3 out of 5
2740 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$148 per night
1.39 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (991 reviews)

"It's a cool ol' mansion with friendly staff, lovely rooms, and beautiful grounds. A true gem just down the street from UC Berkeley's main gate."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul. 2020

Rose Garden Inn
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Berkeley
2.5 out of 5
1175 University Ave, Berkeley, CA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$210 per night
1.96 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (884 reviews)

"Masks required and used properly! Bag breakfast included muffin and fruit; also available: bagel, cereal."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Berkeley

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Golden Bear Inn
2.5 out of 5
1620 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$145 per night
2.37 km from city centre
3.4/5 (40 reviews)

"I did like it the service, they were nice and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 11 May 2020

Golden Bear Inn
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Berkeley
3 out of 5
920 University Ave, Berkeley, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$167 per night
2.47 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (980 reviews)

"It was clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. Had a room on the 3rd floor in the back. Nice, functioning mini-fridge and freezer, microwave, coffee maker and other, usual amenities. I was worried about the noise of a family in adjacent room with multiple small children and music playing, but ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Berkeley
Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel
5 out of 5
41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, CA
The price is AU$326 per night
2.7 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Everything about it is great. Not too many hotels in the area combine character and convenience."…"

Reviewed on 29 Apr. 2020

Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel
Sens Hotel & Vanne Bistro Berkeley
2.5 out of 5
1538 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$218 per night
1.01 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (204 reviews)

"Exceeded our expectations, the beds were comfortable . Great location!"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

Sens Hotel & Vanne Bistro Berkeley
Hotel Shattuck Plaza
4 out of 5
2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
The price is AU$190 per night
0.12 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"Loved it. Very clean and friendly staffs. Will definitely visit again!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Hotel Shattuck Plaza
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Berkeley
2 out of 5
1512 University Ave, Berkeley, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$161 per night
1.16 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (373 reviews)

"It was clean and well kept quiet and friendly care takers nothing bad about it at all and Thank you"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jun. 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Berkeley
Travelodge by Wyndham Berkeley
2 out of 5
1820 University Ave, Berkeley, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$145 per night
0.57 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (993 reviews)

"Clean, clean , quiet, comfortable, well priced! Friendly staff, close to food places."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jun. 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Berkeley
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Accommodation in Berkeley

A walkable neighbourhood, Berkeley is known for being urban and family-friendly, while offering convenient options for restaurants and cafés. The neighbourhood's architecture, friendly people, and college atmosphere are just some of its charming qualities. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the sunsets, while others visit for the local art. Choose one of Berkeley's hotels and explore the area around Berkeley with ease.

Sightseeing around Berkeley

The museums and university are some of the area's top attractions. Sights like Greek Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theater, and Lawrence Hall of Science offer insight into the local culture. Doe Library, Campanile, and Sather Gate are some local landmarks. Take a tour of campus around University of California - Berkeley, California College of the Arts, or Saint Mary's College. Be sure to get some family photos at University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley, Blake Garden, and Children's Fairyland.

Shopping and attending sporting events are a couple of popular activities in the area. Memorial Stadium, Golden Gate Fields, and O.co Coliseum are great places to catch a game or event. Dip your toes in the water and soak up the sun at Crown Memorial State Beach, McNears Beach Country Park, and Baker Beach. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden, Indian Rock Park, and People's Park. With a shopping trip to Temescal Farmers' Market, Public Market Emeryville, or Bay Street, you might find that perfect souvenir. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Tilden Park Golf Course, Eastshore State Park, or Berkeley Marina.

Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Alcatraz Island, Pier 39, and Fisherman's Wharf. University of California, Berkeley, Magnes Collection of Jewish Art & Life, and Zellerbach Playhouse are other top spots to see.

Getting around Berkeley

Ready to get out and explore the city? North Berkeley Station is the closest metro station. To venture out of town, take a train from Berkeley Station.

Berkeley is 19.5 km (12.1 miles) from the airport in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.). You can also fly in and out of San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is located 31.6 km (19.7 miles) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Berkeley?
Sens Hotel & Vanne Bistro Berkeley is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel is a short 5-minute walk from University of California, Berkeley, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Marina Inn and Howard Johnson by Wyndham Berkeley as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Berkeley, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Berkeley.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Berkeley?
Based on reviews, Howard Johnson by Wyndham Berkeley is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Travelodge by Wyndham Berkeley and Rose Garden Inn.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Berkeley?
Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 3 outdoor pools and a children’s club. Other good choices for your child-friendly holiday include Rodeway Inn Berkeley and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina. Also, attractions such as Lawrence Hall of Science and Adventure Playground are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday to Berkeley?
Super 8 by Wyndham Berkeley is a favourite property for couples, and features plasma TVs and fridges. Other good options for a romantic stay include Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel and Rose Garden Inn.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Berkeley?
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Berkeley is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a fitness centre for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Hotel Shattuck Plaza and Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Berkeley?
Sens Hotel & Vanne Bistro Berkeley is a top property for a beach holiday, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina and Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel. Head to Baker Beach or China Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Berkeley?
Rodeway Inn Berkeley is a favourite property with Expedia travellers looking for a stylish stay, and features a restaurant and free breakfast. Rose Garden Inn and Hotel Shattuck Plaza are a couple of other boutique hotels.

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