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Berkeley, CA
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Berkeley, CA
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Berkeley hotels

Good to know

Low season

DecemberCheapest month to stay with an average 18% drop in price.

High season

JanuaryMost expensive month to stay with an average 24% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$221Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$251Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Berkeley hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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3 stars

When to book a hotel in Berkeley

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Top tips for finding perfect 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 accommodations in Berkeley in December and February.
  • 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 Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Berkeley accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Berkeley found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $97, while the most expensive was $666.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Berkeley for 2 days.
  • 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

  • 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.

  • Travelers who like staying near University of California, Berkeley recommend Rose Garden Inn, Hotel Shattuck Plaza and Claremont Club and Spa A Fairmont Hotel.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Berkeley?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Berkeley by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best Berkeley hotels

Most recommended Berkeley hotels

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Hotel Shattuck Plaza - Berkeley - Building
Hotel Shattuck Plaza - Berkeley - Building
Hotel Shattuck Plaza
8.5 Excellent
$207+
$207+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Graduate Berkeley - Berkeley - Lounge
Graduate Berkeley - Berkeley - Lounge
Graduate Berkeley
8.2 Excellent
$182+
$182+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Marina Inn - Berkeley - Bedroom
Marina Inn - Berkeley - Bedroom
Marina Inn
8.2 Excellent
$119+
$119+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Nash Hotel - Berkeley - Bedroom
Nash Hotel - Berkeley - Bedroom
Nash Hotel
7.2 Good
$126+
$126+
Free Wi-Fi
Berkeley Inn - Berkeley - Building
Berkeley Inn - Berkeley - Building
Berkeley Inn
7.2 Good
$103+
$103+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi