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Top tips for finding Berkeley hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Berkeley, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Berkeley in November and December.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Berkeley if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Berkeley hotel.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Berkeley found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $128, while the most expensive was $316.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Berkeley for 3 days.
If you’re a fan of live performances, you should consider staying near the Greek Theatre. The Claremont Club and Spa, a Fairmont Hotel, is one of the remarkable hotels close to the theatre. The hotel features include a spa & wellness center, an outdoor pool, and a bar. Hotel Shattuck Plaza is another hotel provides easy access to the theatre. Like The Claremont, it features spacious, well-furnished and air-conditioned rooms.
Travelers who'd like to shop in Berkeley should consider staying at La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Berkeley, Hyatt House Emeryville/ San Francisco BAY Area, or the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Berkeley, an IHg Hotel. This is because they are close to retail malls and offer transport. At any of these hotels, you can watch horse races at the Golden Gate Fields, as it is a short drive away.
Aiden by Best Western @ Berkeley is among the best hotels that offer free cancellation. Therefore, in case you might have a change of plans, this would be a great place to stay. The hotel boasts free parking, 24hr front desk, and express check-in/check-out. Washington Inn and Bay Bridge Inn Oakland are other hotels you can consider staying at.
Solo travelers looking for an energizing getaway in Berkeley should consider staying at the Residence Inn by Marriott. While staying at this hotel, you can explore the Film archive or the Berkeley arts district, which may improve your solo vacation. Other hotels that offer similar services include the Nash hotel and 2bd in Most Desired Neighborhood in Berkeley.
If you’d like to experience the diverse food culture of Berkeley, you should consider staying at a hotel close to dining options. You'll be pleased to learn that there are several hotels close to high-rated restaurants, including the Oakland Marriott City Center and Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown.
For families traveling with children, it might be a good idea to stay at one of the hotels that is easily accessible from the Habitot Children’s Museum and the Lawrence Hall of Science – a museum and planetarium with interactive exhibitions. The 2-star Super 8 by Wyndham, which has family rooms, is a 4-minute drive from the Habitot Children’s Museum and is 3.2 miles away from the Lawrence Hall of Science.
If you like the idea of spending some time in the beauty of nature, think about staying near the UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley. The 3-star Bancroft Hotel is located just a 5-minute drive away from this botanical garden that stretches across 34 acres and is home to many rare species of plants. The UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley was established in 1890 and is situated on the university campus.
For travelers staying in Berkeley but traveling further afield, you could stay in one of the hotels near the Downtown Berkeley BART Station. This Bay Area Rapid Transportation system links Berkeley to the San Francisco Bay Area and from here, you can visit various neighboring counties. The 2-star Nash Hotel is a 4-minute walk away from the station.
The Berkeley Rose Garden is another beautiful outdoor place to visit in Berkeley. The 3-star SenS Hotel and Vanne Bistro Berkeley is a 15-minute walk away from this garden, which houses over 1,500 rose bushes and 250 different varieties of rose.
Another important place to visit in Berkeley is the Berkeley Marina. Why not stay at the 4-star DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina which is located in the marina itself. This hotel overlooks the San Francisco Bay and the Berkeley Marina where there is a range of attractions from restaurants and walking paths, to an Adventure Playground for the kids.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Berkeley
If you’re in Berkeley for business, you should consider staying at the Waterfront Hotel, part of Jdv by Hyatt, Best Western Plus Bayside Hotel, or the Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland waterfront, as they are close to Berkeley’s business district. As a guest at any, you’ll enjoy access to a business center, meeting spaces for business, workstations, and a bathtub to relax in.
There are many great hotel alternatives close to Oakland International airport. The Oakland Airport Executive Hotel, Hilton Oakland Airport, Quality Inn Oakland Airport, and Days Hotel by Wyndham Oakland Airport coliseum are some of the most well-reviewed accommodations near the said airport. They also offer a free airport shuttle to and from the airport.
If you'd like to stay out of the city's hustle and bustle, you should consider staying at the Graduate Berkeley. At this sustainable hotel, you’ll enjoy unmatched quiet, as the hotel is surrounded by quiet streets.
If you’d like to visit the Bay Bridge, you should consider staying at the Hilton Garden Francisco/ Oakland Bay Bridge or the Four Points by Sheraton Francisco Bay Bridge, as they are all nearby the bridge. At any, you'll enjoy an ATM on site, an elevator, and a spa bath.
The 2-star Knights Inn has rooms suitable for families staying together. Each room at the inn is equipped with a fridge, a coffee machine and a microwave so it is possible to stock up on groceries and put together quick meals for hungry children. Another hotel that has family rooms is the 1-star Americas Best Value Inn Golden Bear Inn.
The 3-star Graduate Berkeley has onsite parking for its guests, but this is not free – the rate for parking is in the region of $35 per day and reservation is not possible. The 3-star Rose Garden Inn has free parking both onsite and on the street and reservation is not needed.
The 2-star Quality Inn University has a continental breakfast included in the room price. Another slightly more upmarket option that includes breakfast is the 4-star Berkeley City Club Hotel which is located near Downtown Berkeley and the University.
Just an 8-minute drive (or two blocks away) from the University of California is the 4-star Hotel Shattuck Plaza which is situated in Downtown Berkeley. Another hotel situated within easy reach of the University is the Downtown Berkeley Inn which is just 2.36 miles away. (Price checked: 03/25/2019).
$268 is the average price for a double room in Berkeley, but our users have found rooms for as cheap as $65 in the last 3 days.
Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Berkeley. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Hotel room prices will vary depending on facilities and location. The cheapest double room in Berkeley for tonight found in the last 3 hours was $65. We also found 3-star hotels from $103 and 4-star hotels from $136.
KAYAK users found 3-star hotel rooms in Berkeley for this weekend from $120 and 4-star hotel rooms from $156. The cheapest room in Berkeley for the same date was $120 per night.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Berkeley districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Berkeley city center.
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