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Hotel Shattuck Plaza

2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    0.9 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 7 December 2014
Great time in the Bay Area
We spend last Thanksgiving travelling the Bay Area, including... more
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 December 2014

We spend last Thanksgiving travelling the Bay Area, including Napa, Berkeley and San Francisco down town, taking our daughter on a college tour. Out of 3 hotels we stayed, Shattuck Plaza was the best and most memorable overall. It is a boutique hotel with nicely and tastefully decorated interior. We stayed in the suite, which was very spacious, granted that...

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Art V, Thank you for the raving review on Trip Advisor! I am so happy to hear about your visit and I am thrilled that we made you and your family have a memorable time - Best of luck to your daughter...GO BEARS! Again, thank you and I truly hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in...

Encinitas, California
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Stayed here back towards the end of February and liked the location of the hotel and how the hotel was nicely decorated and updated. The room was clean and in good shape. We stayed in their standard Deluxe King Bedroom and the room was very spacious, but the bathroom was tiny! There was no counter space and the shower was...

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Good Afternoon vlelh, I just wanted to send you a quick note thanking you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - I was please to see you scored us between a 4 and a 4 1/2 on your Rating Summary! Next time you stay with us, please feel free to reach out to me directly and I will be...

Sacramento, California, United States
Reviewed 1 December 2014

For $250 we had a great location. Other than that we stayed in room 318 with a factory like building on either side of the windows, which was a disappointment. Very ugly to look at. They had us wait downstairs to inspect the room and then told us it was ready five minutes later, but when we arrived at the...

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Kathryn S, I just wanted to send you a quick note thanking you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - Although it sounds like you didn't have the "perfect" stay, you seemed to have a good time and enjoyed the location! Unfortunately, all of our rooms cannot have views, being we are located in a downtown and...

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 November 2014

The Hotel Shattuck Plaza is an OUTSTANDING and fab place to stay for any type of travel. I was there for a long conference and when I returned each day to the hotel I was greeted by friendly, happy and accomodating staff. They went out of their way to accomodate our requests and make recomendations on where to go as...

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear cathy k, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - I am pleased to hear about your recent visit and truly appreciate the kind review - I hope your husband enjoyed his visit as well! Again, thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms brandon.jacobsen@hotelshattuckplaza.com

San Diego, California
Reviewed 21 November 2014

I travel quite a bit for business and pleasure, this was perhaps the best hotel experience in years. The staff was excellent, they went above and beyond in every aspect. The location was perfect, in the heart of Berkeley, walk to everything. Bart is across the street, easy trip into San Francisco and the airport. (My trip was one day...

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear JaneSanDiego0, Simply Wonderful...what a great review title on Trip Advisor! I appreciate you taking the time to leave this review and for commending the team at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza - We value all of our guests and truly appreciate you taking the time to appraise the staff for going above and beyond! Again, thank you and we look...

Logan, Utah, United States
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Outstanding Hotel and Restaurant in Heart of Berkeley. Everything was pretty much perfect. Nice rooms (even though its old hotel building), beds great, staff friendly and helpful. Location is ideal: next to BART and bus stops; I did my visit with no car - in fact, you get around faster without one. Restaurant "5" was excellent -- i had venison...

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear John S, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - I am thrilled to hear about your recent experience and that the friend and helpful staff were able to accommodate your needs. Again, thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in town from Utah! Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen Director of Rooms...

Mount Vernon, New York
Reviewed 18 November 2014

My wife and I were in town for a somewhat somber family occasion, and somebody recommended the Shattuck as a place to stay. It turned out to be an excellent choice. First of all for us coming from NYC (via SFO), it was incomparably convenient to be able to simply get on BART at the airport and be delivered swiftly...

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear JAH43, Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit from New York! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our location - most of all being able to use the BART (easily accessible to get around Berkeley and San Francisco). Again, thank you and we hope to welcome you back soon! Kindly, Brandon Jacobsen...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Second time for a three day trip, last 3 years ago. You can fix a lot, but not the location, hence an average rather than two stars I would have given otherwise. Probably still best choice in central Berkeley, period. My experience: Arrival too early (noon), check in is at three. I was 'fast-tracked' and had to ask again after...

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear bjoem_rob, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - Although not a perfect score, I truly appreciate your feedback. Check in time is at 3pm; however our team does their best to ensure early arrival (especially if we are told in advance you are arriving early). In regards to the smell, we are a non-smoking property and...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Our son Ryan and his fiance Nicole had their wedding ceremony and reception at the hotel. The reservation department upgraded our room as the groom's parents. The staff were all very friendly. The reception ran smoothly and the food and service were superb. It was a beautiful wedding with all the guests happy and had a great time. Thank you...

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear blau1948, I appreciate the kind review on Trip Advisor and am thrilled to hear about your recent experience! Your family & friends were extremely enjoyable and we were thrilled they chose to have the wedding here - We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future when coming to visit your son and now daughter-in-law. Kindly, Brandon...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 November 2014

We stayed at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza for three days and appreciated its central location, friendly staff, gorgeous old architecture, lobby bar, and comfortable room. I loved the hallways with the unique wallpaper in a red, white, and gray color scheme. We like to take the stairs so appreciated the window-lit, open stairway. The room was nicely decorated with high...

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Brandon J, Director of Rooms at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, responded to this review

Dear pmac1238, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor - From the sounds of it, you had a great time visiting your old "home"! Next time in town, please reach out to me directly and I will see what I can do about blocking your room with a better view (unfortunatley, not all of the rooms can have...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Shattuck Plaza reopened in June 2009 as the jewel of downtown Berkeley, California. After a multimillion dollar renovation which combined the building’s historic charm with modern technologies and amenities, this landmark, boutique hotel provides an upscale haven for business or leisure travelers. Located two blocks from the UC Berkeley campus and next to the Berkeley BART station, the hotel is perfectly positioned for guests visiting the San Francisco Bay Area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Shattuck Plaza

Address: 2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Region: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range: RM908 - RM1,602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Shattuck Plaza 4*
Number of rooms: 199
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