Hotels in Historic Berkeley, California

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Historic Berkeley overview

Historic Berkeley is a friendly locale distinct for its live music and theaters, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll find extensive bar and café options. Those seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head over to Fisherman's Wharf and Ghirardelli Square to shop. Pier 39 and Alcatraz Island are popular places to visit. Historic Berkeley is a business-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Historic Berkeley

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Historic Berkeley has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Historic Berkeley with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Historic Berkeley hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Historic Berkeley hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Historic Berkeley

Fly in to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from downtown Historic Berkeley. San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 18.7 mi (30.1 km) away.

What to see around Historic Berkeley

Live music and theaters are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Robert Lowie Museum of Anthropology
  • • Berkeley Repertory Theater
  • • Berkeley Community Theater
  • • Habitot Children's Museum
  • • Magnes Collection of Jewish Art & Life
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Temescal Farmers' Market
  • • Public Market Emeryville
  • • Bay Street
  • • Oakland City Center
  • • Sunday Farmer s Market
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • University of California - Berkeley
  • • California College of the Arts
  • • Contra Costa College
  • • Saint Mary's College
  • • Academy of Art University
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Pier 39
  • • Fisherman's Wharf
  • • Alcatraz Island
  • • South Park
  • • Lombard Street