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1 room, 2 adults
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4.3 / 5Excellent

Score breakdown (from 185 reviews)

Average rating for:

  • Cleanliness
    4.4
  • Service
    4.3
  • Comfort
    4.4
  • Condition
    4.2
  • Neighborhood
    3.7
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Always pleasant, clean and comfortable beds.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
5 night business trip Oct 17, 2013
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Ok for business travelers"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    3.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Clean. Staff responsive . Well maintained. Good parking. Neighborhood probably safe but offers nothing that would invite walking around. A good place for business travelers . I Would probably look for something closer to university neighborhood and BART to accommodate my interest in restaurants, shops , ability to get into San Francisco without a car etc
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 20, 2013
B
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"close to family"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
I would stay there again
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Oct 11, 2013
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
"ok hotel. overpriced.......not too good of NEIGHO"
  • Cleanliness
    3.0
  • Service
    3.0
  • Comfort
    3.0
  • Condition
    3.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
OK .. NOT A WHOLE LOT OF THINGS TO DO IN THIS PRETTY POOR NEIGHBOR. DIDN'T LIKE THE NO CANCELLATION POLICY!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 2, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great hotel but couldn't turn the TV off"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Arrived about 12:30am... TV was on when we entered the room. The TV could NOT be turned off. Turned the volume down and went to sleep - too tired to call for service. Other than that, the room was nice and very clean. The hotel was quiet and breakfast was great! I would recommend! Especially if you book through Hotels.com - otherwise the rates are high (if you are not from CA and used to it).
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Sep 21, 2013
MSO
US
3.0 / 5Good
"ok"
  • Cleanliness
    3.0
  • Service
    2.0
  • Comfort
    3.0
  • Condition
    2.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Not real helpful with our needs! didn't like the staff that well. maybe language berrier or not interested!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 25, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Clean and convenient"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Close to Albany and clean and quiet
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip Sep 11, 2013
Man
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Nice hotel with proximity to University and SF"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
The hotel is conveniently located to get around Berkeley or to go to San Francisco. There are loads of places to eat and shop nearby too.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 30, 2013
FD
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    3.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
AC too loud. Needs to be controlled by thermostat.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Aug 25, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Wonderful hotel"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Very clean, comfortable bed, spacious, wonderful service, great business center, great breakfast!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
6 night trip Aug 11, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    2.0
Was not terribly thrilled with the surrounding area but the hotel itself did not disappoint.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Aug 3, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Awesome place to stay!!! Better than I expected!"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Great place!! Close to BART, close to Berkeley College!! Nice. Breakfast was great too. Just a really great place to stay and not having to stay in San Fran!!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 29, 2013
Laurie
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Happy with my choice"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Glad I picked this place, it was a great price and very nice. The beds were comfortable, the décor updated, and the breakfast made it an even better deal.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
6 night trip Jul 16, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Exceeded expectations"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
The rooms and general appearance of the rest of the hotel seemed very clean, new, and comfortable. I think it was recently rennovated. The view outside my window was no view at all - it was a darkened wall of incomplete construction - but I don't care about views, and I kept the thick sun-blocking shade drawn most of the time anyway. The bed was comfy with different pillow choices, there was lots of seating and various tables and surfaces throughout the room, and it had a convenient little counter with a fridge, sink, and microwave. Bathroom was nice and clean, with nice toiletries provided. The breakfast is delicious! Nice variety, awesome pancake maker, and the best biscuits I've ever had. The price was reasonable, and the location is fine. Nothing too exciting in the immediate area, but Downtown Berkeley is only minutes down the street, and the nearest BART station is a 10-15 minute walk, which I didn't mind at all. The hotel was very enjoyable and comfortable.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Jul 20, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great Hotel!"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Stayed here for 4 nights. Chose Berkley instead of San Francisco because of safety. Holiday Inn was nice: food, service, and location. I felt safe here. Right down the street is a good Mexican restaurant called La Mission that we ate at a lot! Breakfast at hotel included pancakes, cereal, omlets, sausage, and the like. Would most def stay here again!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night family trip Jul 17, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"It is what it is"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
It's a Holiday Inn, not a resort and spa. For that, this place gets 4 stars from me. I use this hotel while visiting my daughter in Berkeley, and it's been always clean and never had problem with anything. The stuff are professional enough. I can't complain about the street noise because they are not making the noise.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 21, 2013
Niko
US
2.0 / 5Fair
"Meh"
  • Cleanliness
    3.0
  • Service
    3.0
  • Comfort
    3.0
  • Condition
    2.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Bare minimum of upkeep. Shabby halls, elevator, public space. Should be nicer given price and chain standards. More like motle 6. Disappointing.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 20, 2013
griffin
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"smokey bathroom with a scent to cover"
  • Cleanliness
    2.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    2.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
The Hotel and Service was fine, front desk clerk was nice but not very knowledgeable about the area. CONS: Our bathroom smell like the cleaning lady smoke there while she clean, then try to cover it up with a scented spray or something. Told the clerk, she asked if we had used the room??? answer "YES" , she cannot change our room because we used it. PROS: hot complimentary breakfast sausage, bacon, and a lot more. Nice hotel aside from the smokey smelly bathroom.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Jul 13, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great innkeepers"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
The hotel management was extremely helpful with everything from providing directions to helping send faxes and most importantly in getting us the kind of room we wanted
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night family trip Jul 2, 2013
Cathleen
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great management and service"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
Very nice and helpful
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Jul 3, 2013
Cathleen
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"very quiet pleasant stay!"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Great stay! Friendly service! Restaurants and shops are literally right next door making the stay even more pleasurable! I recommended this place to anyone!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night business trip Jun 22, 2013
amanda
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
We like Holiday Inn Express Hotels...as usual, our stay was comfortable and quiet...the staff especially helpful with a personal need...we would definitely stay again!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Jun 3, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Perfect stay for a family with a Berkeley student!"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
We had a lovely time! That's all I have to say at this time! It is outrageously rude of this website to refuse my very positive review of this fine facility because of the brevity of my remarks!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jun 5, 2013
Mom
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great hotel."
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Check in was easy, staff was helpful. The room we stayed in was a mini suite, very clean and comfortable. While we were in a busy area, the room was nice and quite.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip May 27, 2013
Bee
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Good location.."
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    3.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
About the best hotel you can get for the location...
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip May 27, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great Place and Location"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Great location, comfy beds and good breakfast. Very clean and modern. Will stay again.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip May 9, 2013
Cecil
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"5 stars yep"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
convenient quiet and comfotable
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Apr 10, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Acceptable place to stay while in Berkeley."
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    3.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Uneventful, the best kind for a business trip. Parking is ample, room was clean, however it needed to have the shower rod fixed.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 11, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Home Sweet Home Awat from Home"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
I like the pillow assortment and the comfotable desk and convenient plugs.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Apr 3, 2013
Mike
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great hotel for all traverlers"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Good location, with easy freeway access.Free wi-fi. Breakfast included if you are an earlier riser. A little far to walk to downtown Berkeley but could be done. The room was spacious and clean. Lots of places to eat within a few minutes of walking. Couldn't have asked for a better room.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 8, 2013
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Good value."
  • Cleanliness
    3.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    3.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
I wish they would vacuum the carpets every day - and the stains on the carpet were really the only real detractor in the room. The furniture was in nice condition so the room was pleasant.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Mar 17, 2013
Jackie
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"great if you're the explorer type"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Unless you know what you're looking for, the hotel isn't easy to spot on the road which I like in the sense that it's not super flashy. It's also within walking distance to the BART to go to San Fran and there are so many great places to eat near by or you can even walk to Berkeley University. Or it's a short drive from the highway.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
5 night trip Mar 3, 2013
Oana
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Crash Pad feels Like Home"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Staff really takes care of me on my weekly visits. Its convenient convenient convenient
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Mar 6, 2013
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Construction currently next door, 7am wakeup call"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Very satisfied with all aspects of the stay. However there is construction going on next door, was woken at 7 am by hammering that was literally 15 feet from our heads. The hotel seemed pretty full, so it's possible they could not have situated us elsewhere. Did not contact the front desk as I was already up and moving rooms would not have helped, I just went out for the day. The construction noise is not something they control, but travelers should be aware it is happening and maybe call to ask if it's still ongoing. Stay was around 2/15/2013
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Feb 14, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Berkeley trip"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
The hotel is very nice and clean. It feels safe. The breakfast was awesome!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Feb 9, 2013
Doreen
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great hotel to stay!"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
We enjoyed our stay at the hotel. Enjoyed to be able to park without having to search for a parking spot. Also the parking was free where other hotels in the area you have to pay so much per day. Free Wi-fi and the continental breakfast was a plus. The hotel was walking distance to our son's appartment which allowed us to walk back and forth. The hotel room was clean and all the fixtures very modern and in good upkeep. Staff very helpful. We will stay at this hotel when we come back to the Berkerley area.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Feb 12, 2013
Maria
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great for business or workshop stay."
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
I thought that this hotel was quite nice. I stayed from 1/27 to 2/2/13 (6 nights). The room and bathroom were kept nicely clean (there were some small mildew spots in the bathroom - but not terrible). I found the bed to be pretty comfy and I slept well (however I was engaged in strenuous physical activity each day - so was pretty exhausted each night - may have helped me sleep). The wireless internet worked well, however the satellite TV - Dish network - seemed to work intermittently which was mildly annoying but I wasn't really watching much TV. The little 'kitchen' area was quite nice and my favorite part of the room. It was great to have a little sink for dishes, cupboard space, fridge and microwave. There was also plenty of drawer space for clothing, a nice table and chair to use as a desk and a great nightstand - with outlets on the lamp (handy for phone charging). Also I really appreciated the hot breakfast included in the stay - it was great to get up early and have my coffee, toast and eggs before setting out for my day. (There was actually a good variety of food for breakfast - cereals, eggs, pancakes, fruit, sweet rolls, yogurt, etc). The neighborhood wasn't super but not scary. As a single woman I wouldn't and didn't wander around after dark, but during the day was fine for walking about and there were several close restaurants and a great coffee bar. Overall this was a good value and a great place to stay.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Feb 3, 2013
Kris
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Close to UCal Berkeley"
  • Cleanliness
    3.0
  • Service
    3.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Similar to most Holiday Inn Expresses we have stayed in. The overall cleaniness of the rooms could have been better and the front desk staff were not very personable. The location was great considering we were visiting UCal Berkeley.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
5 night family trip Jan 24, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Good for the business traveler"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    3.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
The hotel is very clean and a very courteous staff. The breakfast items are great for those on the go. Parking is plentiful.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jan 11, 2013
Michael
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Decent near Oakland"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
Stayed here for three nights while in Oakland for business. Didn't have an opportunity to check out the surrounding neighborhood, but didn't find the area at all toubling, certainly far better than options within Oakland proper. Have had questionable expeinces in Oakland previously. Service at hotel was as expected, rooms were clean, and parking was ample, safe, as well as free. Construction on the lot to the west may limit future views, but noise was not an issue during our stay.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night business trip Nov 13, 2012
Chad
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
very nice hotel and convenient but the surrounding neighborhood is only fair
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip with friends Oct 19, 2012
rachel l
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great hotel!"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
very clean room and comfortable bedding! Would definitely stay here again!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 12, 2012
Jesus
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great service and very comfortable beds."
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Good location with lots of restaurants within walking distance. Perfect location for UC Berkeley visits and the free breakfast is just icing on the cake. Would definitely stay here again!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Family trip Sep 10, 2012
Ruth H
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"great spot. very clean+quiet"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Big quiet room. Free parking and wifi. Very very basic. Great convenient. Would definitely return. Pricier than necessary though.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 27, 2012
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Good value"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
Better than other choices in price range. 10 minute walk to BART. Late, after sunset walk slightly edgy thru neighborhood.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Business trip Jul 29, 2012
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"In the middle of Berkeley"
  • Cleanliness
    3.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Good location, close to Berkeley campus and marina with pier. Nice room condition - like new. Found big black cockroach (alive) in my room near my suitcase. Administrator said that it never happened before. Floor in the bathroom wasn't very clean.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 10, 2012
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Safe hotel for senior citizen"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    2.0
  • Condition
    3.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Having a room adjacent to the elevator made an early to bed difficult. I needed to leave the next day as I realized I was not feeling well. No way to cancel prepaid reservation. Recently had my 6th heart procedure done and I needed my rest.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 5, 2012
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Nice hotel for a California trip"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
We very much enjoyed our stay, including all of the room amenities. The only negatives would be that our refrigerator did not stay very cold (especially in the freezer section) due to periodic defrosting, and the plate in our microwave oven did not rotate when in use.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jun 21, 2012
DJ
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"I would stay here again"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Hotel was very clean, good breakfast . I would stay here again but I would ask for a room away from lobby area.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Other trip Jun 5, 2012
Joseph
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Nice weekend stay, but not informed of deposit..."
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
I stayed here for a weekend with my mom in early March to look at schools and attend a conference. The room was a great deal and the staff was super helpful. The only thing I have to complain about is that when I booked the room online (my scholarship committee paid for it with the organization's credit card), and I wasn't informed in any way that I would have to pay a $70 ($35 each night) room damage deposit when I arrived. I almost didn't have enough money to cover the fee and if I would have been told, my scholarship committee would have paid the fee before I got there. I even looked on the receipt and there was nothing that said I would have to pay the fee right when I got there. They were nice about it and made it clear it would be put back into my account, but that wasn't the point. What if I didn't have the extra $75 to put down? Otherwise, nice room.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip May 25, 2012
Risa
US
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