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Downtown Berkeley hotels and places to stay

Nash Hotel
2 out of 5
2045 UNIVERSITY AVE, Berkeley, CA
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The price is $99 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.3/5 (164 reviews)
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"The hotels.com booking did not mention that there were rooms with or without a bathroom. The person who I checked in with said I booked one without a bathroom. So I ended paying extra for a bathroom. The staff working there was nice. However, it was just an uncomfortable hotel overall. It’s an older ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Nash Hotel
Aloft San Francisco Airport
3 out of 5
401 E Millbrae Ave, Millbrae, CA
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The price is $80 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.3/5Excellent! (1,040 reviews)

"Great customer service, room was clean, very trendy, awesome housekeeping"…"

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2020

Aloft San Francisco Airport
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Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Airport North
2 out of 5
326 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA
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The price is $44 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3/5 (3,025 reviews)

"Pretty nice loved the venue and location of the hotel"…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

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2.5 out of 5
2001 Allston Way Milvia St, Berkeley, CA
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Hotel 1550
3 out of 5
1550 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA
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The price is $74 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.8/5Good! (964 reviews)

"Always get a warm welcome every time I check in. They let me check in earlier than the required check in time and provide the room that I would request at the desk. Very quiet and located conveniently to all the necessary needs and places."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

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Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
4 out of 5
2500 Mason St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $88 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
4.1/5Very Good! (2,286 reviews)

"I love the location of the hotel and it was a cozy stay"…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
4 out of 5
750 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $93 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.8/5Good! (2,246 reviews)

"Staff were helpful and very attentive. Check in was a breeze and we enjoyed every second of our stay. COVID related: the hotels were sanitized and social distancing was implemented, elevator usage is limited and spaced out."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

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Downtown Berkeley, Oakland Hotel Guide

Downtown Berkeley is approximately 4 miles from all the bars, restaurants and action of downtown Oakland, United States of America.

Oakland's many excellent attractions include the Union Square, Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf.

Oakland has a number of places to see in and close to Downtown Berkeley, such as the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley and the Greek Theater.

Downtown Berkeley has a broad selection of places to base yourself in the vicinity of the Greek Theater, such as the Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel, Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Graduate Berkeley, Rose Garden Inn and Quality Inn University.

Watch a live show at Berkeley Community Theater and appreciate local actors in their element. If you're searching for some close-by hotels, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Berkeley and La Quinta Inn Berkeley are two excellent options. Bag a bargain or two, buy a memento or taste some local specialties at Temescal Farmers' Market. You can drop your bags and bed down at the Imperial Inn and Piedmont Place if you're thinking of visiting this attraction.

If you're in need of some caffeine to get through all that exploring, Herrick Campus Cafe: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is one of the most well-known places in Downtown Berkeley to enjoy a fix. If you prefer something more filling, pull up a chair and try out a meal at Salerno Restaurant. In the mood for an after-dinner drink? Wind up a great day with a crisp beer or a glass of red at Barclay's Restaurant & Pub.

Accommodation options near Downtown Berkeley

There's no need to stress if you find that Downtown Berkeley hotels are unavailable. Why not cast your net wider and browse hotels in Emeryville? You'll find the suburb 2 miles away. Another alternative is to book a hotel in Piedmont, which is another Oakland neighborhood.

At Expedia, we love making your travel plans come alive. For more accommodation options, explore our Oakland hotels page. If you want to learn more about this destination, don't forget to read our Oakland vacation travel guide.

Frequently asked questions

What is Downtown Berkeley like?
Downtown Berkeley is a welcoming neighborhood known for its array of dining options and major shopping area. Be sure to check out Berkeley Repertory Theater and UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall as part of your Downtown Berkeley travel plans.
Where is the best place to stay in Downtown Berkeley?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Hotel Shattuck Plaza is the highest ranked property in Downtown Berkeley. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 3-minute walk from University of California, Berkeley. Another top choice in the area is Nash Hotel.
How many hotels should I expect to find in the Downtown Berkeley area?
If you’re searching for places to stay in Berkeley, Expedia has something to meet your needs with 24 Downtown Berkeley hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Downtown Berkeley, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Downtown Berkeley.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Downtown Berkeley?
For more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Downtown Berkeley, head over to our customer service page.
What is there to do in this Berkeley neighborhood?
You can catch a show at Berkeley Repertory Theater, UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall, and Berkeley Community Theater while in Downtown Berkeley. Habitot Children’s Museum and Magnes Collection of Jewish Art & Life are some other stops to visit in the neighborhood. Greek Theater and Berkeley Marina are some favorite places to visit in the area around Downtown Berkeley. While you’re out sightseeing in Berkeley, be sure to visit other sights like Historic Berkeley or Zellerbach Playhouse.
How can I get around Downtown Berkeley and the greater Berkeley area?
Ready to get out and explore the city? Downtown Berkeley Station is the closest metro station.

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