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5555 Shellmound Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Enjoy comfort and convenience at Sonesta Emeryville, a stylish hotel in Emeryville, California offering easy access to all of the East Bay and top destinations like the Bay Bridge, Emeryville Amtrak Station, University of California, Berkeley and Herbst Theatre.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Free internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Paid wifi
Hot bath
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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INM30 wrote a review 23 Jan
Kuwait City, Kuwait1562 contributions71 helpful votes
Regular hotel very tipical hotel rooms size good and clean and parking with fees the amazing is location and view really wonderful, housekeeping you have to request a night before due to covid19. Staff good and friendly. Some restaurants near by hotel which is good.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Margaret F wrote a review 12 Jan
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The place is terribly managed. Staff are not friendly at all at check in. I asked for my room to be cleaned and the trash from the night before was still in my the can when I got back! They only made the bed and replaced some towels. There was a fire the night before we were all asked to leave the next day with a letter and a days refund. Will NEVER recommend this place to anyone I know
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: It’s very ghetto and noisy
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Response from Mesui Pale, Other at Sonesta Emeryville
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Margaret F, We thank you for sharing your experience. While it is never pleasant to see that one of our valued guests experienced issues with their stay, we are committed to improving our service and accommodations for all of our guests. The agent that checked you in normally receives great comments. I assure you that we will follow up with her. From the reservation history, the agent was able to check you in early without a charge, and was able to also upgrade you to a room facing the bay at no additional charge. We can understand the inconveniences of having to move out of the hotel due to the electrical issue. While the hotel does not have any control over an issue like this, we do have control over how we respond. On behalf of our staff, I, sincerely, apologize for any inconvenience caused. As a gesture of goodwill, our team issued a credit of one night to you that day that you checked out. Again, thank you for providing your feedback. We appreciate you, and hope that you will still return and give our hotel another chance. Kindest regards, Mesui Pale Assistant General Manager
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MethaneRus wrote a review Aug 2021
Brooklyn, New York1248 contributions19 helpful votes
I took a day layover between Amtrak trips. It is about a 15 minute walk from the Emeryville train station. The hotel has a view of the bay but it also has a view of the Route 580. It is a good business class hotel since it had all the things a business traveler will need to work. The hotel is walking distance to the Bay Street shops and Trader Joe's, Ikea and Daiso (which does not really exist in the East Coast). I would stay there again due to location and amenities.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Alison H wrote a review Jun 2021
3 contributions
DO NOT RECOMMEND!!! Chose to stay here with locality to Tilden park, Berkeley, and San Francisco (easy bridge access). However,check in rather pleasant! Great staff, all well; but, “when the light went dead in the city the crap came out on the bay” My kids and I had hiked over 12-15 mikes in one day. I had tried to call front desk for a CLEAN towel. No answers, kiddos asleep I go down and forgot my key. Ask for a towel and oops.. new key… get told no. Try to show my id on my phone and give info on room. Front desk person was less than helpful. Said no. I asked how do I get in my room. He said pound on door til kids wake…. NO?! My boys were hard asleep it was after the hours of allowed noise. I attempted this strategy 15 minutes or so until my fists raw, and in real worry. This is when I call the local police to resolve the situation. Upon speaking to police (.very busy dealing with CRime) help me. They come, get the porter to allow me access to the room I paid for. I go to bed of exhaustion. My strife will not be illuminated but I was upset and terrified. The next day (after making both online and on phone complaint because who won’t just let a person prove they are them) I sole to the assists property manager. He offered me a free breakfast,., no apology of sincerity because he played a line his night guy offered help,! Why would I be stuck calling the police for help if your guy had offered me said help. Still no follow up of apology from them coming a week later. Kid in front desk was upset because the phone was ringing but he sat leaning on the counting on his phone. There are areas which show it all. Will not recommend. Will not return. The ladies if the night made it less than desirable.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Mesui Pale, Other at Sonesta Emeryville
Responded 11 Jul 2021
D6885JPalisonh, I thank you for taking the time to provide your experience. On behalf of our team, I, sincerely, apologize for any inconveniences caused while attempting to get back into your room. I apologized to you several times in that lobby, before offering you breakfast, but I left you with an open ended invitation, "Please let me know if there is anything else that I can do." I appreciated your kind explanation and recount of what happened over night. As promised, I discussed this with our other leadership as well as the General Manager. I spoke very candidly about your experience with our staff to underscore your feedback. We are very sorry for your experience. I hope that you will return and stay with us again. Please keep my contact information should you need any assistance upon returning. Kindest regards, Mesui Pale Assistant General Manager Mesui.Pale@Sonesta.com
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ColeFamily5 wrote a review Mar 2021
Bend, Oregon29 contributions2 helpful votes
This stay did not "wow" us, but we did feel safe and the room was clean. We were on the 6th floor and the hallway smelled very funky... but the room itself smelled fine. It is in a great location - you can walk to many known restaurants, Trader Joe's, Old Navy, etc.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Sleep Quality
US$151 - US$357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sonesta Emeryville
Which popular attractions are close to Sonesta Emeryville?
Nearby attractions include Bay Street (0.2 km), McLaughlin Eastshore State Park (0.4 km), and AMC Theatres (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sonesta Emeryville?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Sonesta Emeryville?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Sonesta Emeryville?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Sonesta Emeryville?
Yes, paid public parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sonesta Emeryville?
Conveniently located restaurants include Townhouse, Doyle Street Cafe, and Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sonesta Emeryville?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Sonesta Emeryville have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Sonesta Emeryville offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Sonesta Emeryville have airport transportation?
Yes, Sonesta Emeryville offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sonesta Emeryville?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.