Lage - in der Nähe von Berkeley 1. Heizung funktionierte nicht. Wurde kalt in der Nacht. 2. Es ist ein heruntergekommenes Gebäude, umbenannt in ein Sheraton. Ich bin auf den Namen hereingefallen. 3. Neben befahrenen Highway und Straßen. Ich wachte mehrmals miten in der Nacht auf, wegen der Geräusche der Feuerwehr und Lkws und Autos.
Bar & restaurant were under renovation-- if I had known at time of booking I would have stayed somewhere else
Location. Front desk service was horrible. Room Service was worst. Terrible food. Had a hair in it. Oatmeal was lumpy Service was way off.
I've stayed here several times over the last few years; I had a flawless, enjoyable experience each time. This last trip they even held some rather bulky packages / equipment which had arrived a week early for work, without question. The staff is always friendly, rooms are immaculately clean, and the location (right across Allston from the Downtown Berkeley BART, a block off Berkeley's campus, and close to several good dining experiences) is excellent.
Since my son started attending Berkeley two years ago, I only stay at the Hotel Shattuck when visiting him. Thus far, I've stayed at there six times. I have NEVER been disappointed in the accommodations. Admittedly, some reviewers complain about the price. But, hey, considering the location, accommodations, staff, and amenities, I'm not going to complain.
Every staff member I encountered was smiling and went out of their way to say hello, open doors, offer to help, etc. Very impressive!
Conveniently located in downtown Berkeley, across the street from the BART station and a couple blocks from the Cal campus. Some nice restaurants and bars nearby. Very nice accommodations and this was the quietest hotel I've ever stayed in. I never heard a single sound outside of my room. Rooms are a bit small but still very nice and comfortable.
I really liked everything about this place. My room was very stylish, and it came with all the usual amenities. The room was smaller, so I'm not sure if I would be happy there if I had to share the space with someone else. I don't know if all the rooms are that size, or if I just got a small room because I was by myself. For just me, it was the perfect size. The AC works well, which I've come to learn isn't a given at many "upscale" hotels. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It is right in the center of everything in Berkeley, so there are plenty of restaurants, drugstores, cafes, etc. within walking distance. It is conveniently located next to the downtown Berkeley BART station. I didn't have a car, so I didn't need to deal with parking, but I imagine it's not easy or cheap. The restaurant has really good food. There is plenty of seating in the lobby/bar area to meet with people to discuss business or have a couple drinks. I just really liked it here. They focus so much on helping each customer as much as possible, that several of us stood waiting at the check in desk for a really long time while one obnoxious customer waxed poetic about all the things he wanted to do while he was in Berkeley. They need to be more conscious of calling for help when a line starts to form.
Rooms were fine. Hotel was clean. Reception and bar service awful. Card keys did not work. A/C stopped working. Small, crowded lobby. Shattuck area is not inviting.
Clean and vast room, everything working as it should.
Freundliche Atmosphäre und Servicemitarbeiter -
Keine leeren Versprechungen, solide Unterbringung ohne Komplikationen Eigentlich nicht
Sauberkeit des Zimmers, WLAN Lage, Motel-Stil des Hotels, Parkplatz mit Zimmern drumherum
Guter ButtercupGrill direkt am Hotel nebenan. Gutes amerikanisches Breakfast und Lunch/Dinner. Shuttle Bus zur BART-Station war angenehm. Es fährt auch ein kostenloser FreeShuttleService der Stadt, hält direkt an der Kreuzung vor dem Hotel. Kostenloses WiFi-Internet und kostenloses Parken. Die Zimmer waren viel zu hellhörig. Wir konnten jedes Wort der Zimmernachbarn verstehen (nicht nur das!!!). Auch vom Obergeschoss konnte man jeden Schritt hören (nicht nur das!!!). Unangenehmer Zimmergeruch.
Lage und Parkplätze Fahrstuhl wirkte veraltet
Zimmer, Sauberkeit Verpflegung
The Sunday buffet at the Meritage was very good. The lap swimming in the pools and 3 free hours of childcare included in the resort fee was also very nice and an unexpected bonus. Ridiculously overpriced for what it was. $26 resort fee and $30 valet fee on top of over $200/night for a tiny old room that wouldn't even pass muster at a Best Western? The room was awful - outdated, small, old, musty and generally uncomfortable. Noisy from the hallway, the bed was saggy, the comforter stained and 2 adults plus a baby in a crib were way too many to fit in a tiny standard room.
Staff was very good. Room service excellent and the pools were great. I asked for a taxi to take me to SFO. Instead of a taxi, they had reserved a sedan which was more expensive than a taxi. I thought it was a little bit cheesy. I'm sure that some people want to drive to the airport in a fancier car but they should specify. I asked for a taxi, not a town car.
Stay was great wished new more about it before we got there to enjoy the facilities Food prices were a little high
The look of the hotel The check in staff
Location - close to everything including freeways. Facilities were excellent -- pool, exercise room, etc. They treated me like a second class citizen because I booked not directly through them. Promised me a fridge and I had to find a facilities guy who didn't talk to the front desk to get one. Told me there was a free breakfast buffet, but then it wasn't free.
Our oasis on the hill! The Claremont is a special place and I return there whenever I can; the location is central yet private and the staff is friendly, attentive, helpful and genuine. Each staff member, from the housekeeping staff to the manager, smiles and greets guests and is not only ready, but willing, to make your stay enjoyable. When there was an issue at check-in with the room assigned. Frank Flynn quickly and apologetically gave us another room with no question. In chatting with Fracesco (I'm sure I have not spelled his name correctly-my apologies!) in the lobby, we told him we were headed into the city the next day; he not only cautioned us about traffic and crowds in the Golden Gate Park area due to a concert, he recommended alternative areas to visit-and when he saw us a couple of days later, he asked how our trip went! A special shout-out also to Mohammad and Zachary who took care of us for breakfast in the Meritage restaurant-their service standards and guest treatment should be the envy of fine dining establishments everywhere. They made the start of our days happy and pleasant and really made an impact of the pleasure of staying at the Claremont! The charm of an old beauty like the Claremont is also sometimes what makes you miss some things you might find in a newer hotel; the HVAC system can be unreliable and loud, the bathroom does not have an exhaust fan, etc. But having noted that, the graciousness of the wide hallways and high ceilings easily make you overlook those modern facility differences!
Nice pool, spa and exercise facilities. My kids had a blast at the pool - it was nicely heated and they enjoyed it despite the cooler February weather. Our room was below one of the hotel's restaurants. 6am on a sunday morning and isn't a great time to be woken up to the sounds of tables and chairs being moved. It's an old hotel so it's pretty loud. When I checked out they gave me a bit of a discount and said that when we checked in that the front desk should have warned us that our room was loud... they really just shouldn't rent out the rooms or if they do charge less.... but they'd rather put guests in a position where they have to complain to get a discount. Even with the discount if was an expensive weekend that wasn't as restful as you'd expect for the money.
Loved the look of the place from the outside..altho you quickly feel like an inconvenience being shuffled out of the way. The hotel is rich with history and has very nice decor..the room was big, with a big bathroom. The trexk to the room was ridiculous, having to take two elevators and very long walks on different levels while carrying your things. The room floor needed vacuumed, you could feel stuff on the carpet. After we checked in, we left to go get dinner and you can't get out of the gate without a special card given at the front desk. Well guess what- oh, and it cost $30 for this parking privilege.
Wonderful location. Grand old building which has been well maintained. It had been some years since I last stayed there and the place seemed in better shape than it was.
Not safe !!! Had to park down 2 blocks in parking garage !!! No hotel parking like listing said !!! No deals like we were PROMISED FROM KYACK !!! You could tell our ROOM WASNT CLEAN...THERE WERE USED TOWELS EVERYWHERE AND WHEN WE CALLED TO COMPLAIN ALL THEY SAID WAS HUH THATS STRANGE !!!! Lame not worth it if your looking to go to a show and dont want to worry about your stuff...THEN DONT STAY HERE !!!! I work at hotels and this was by far one of our worst experince !!!
I loved the room and the space in the room. When I walked through the hallway it smelled so good....awesome experience!
Staff was great took care of us and where on point which all the little details Needed more shampoo and conditioner!!...fit under my boob
That it was in the city of Berkeley. Filthy, run down with smelly rooms. There was an unstable patron who required an ambulance and several police cars. Blocking my car and more than probably scratching it. All this occurred late and was very disruptive to our sleep.
The only thing I liked about my stay here was its proximity to various business: Acme Bread, 4th Street shopping No AC - just a small round fan hung up on the corner of the room, old musty carpeting with a film on it (had to go to walgreens to purchase socks to wear when in), old linens/curtains/scratchy towels, indifferent help desk.
Good value for the money. Easy access to good restaurants and within walking distance (10-15min) from the bart. Great friendly staff. We got upgraded to a larger room (since they had the vacancy) for no extra cost, and also left our car there for the day (free parking) after checking out. Hotel is very old, and the facilities are run down. It was ok as a place to crash at for a night, but it's not a "nice" hotel by any stretch of the imagination.
If you like good old-fashioned funky motels, you'll love this one. It could be anywhere in America, but it is a bargain in Berkeley. And the sushi bar which shares the parking lot is terrific.
Wunderschön ausgestattetes Zimmer mit Aussicht auf San Francisco und den Hafen von Oakland. Besonders angenehm war der perfekte und zuvorkommende Zimmerervice. Das Hotel hat ein Fitness-Center, welches den Namen verdient! Das Zimmer hatte leider keine Mikrowelle und durch die Größe und Zielgruppe des Hotels war der Kontakt zum Personal sehr businessorientiert und unpersönlich. Das Poolareal ist leider etwas trostlos.
Balcony, view, color, staff, proximity to office. told it'd be $20 for valet, but valet told me $25. I was charged $20. train sucked.
It's been years since I've stayed at Jack London Square. It's definitely gone up a step. Waterfront Hotel is an easy access location - both for driving and the train. Great restaurants both right in the Square and a short stroll away. The rooms are clean and comfortable and it was surprisingly quiet even with all the events during our stay. The ONLY drawback was the hallway maze to our room. If we just followed the numbers we eventually got there...but no two paths were the same. Our coffee maker was broken but they delivered hot coffee to us immediately on request. The TV was also out but the cable was replaced while we were out for dinner. Perfect service.
The only thing we liked is its location, right next to Jack London Square. The bathroom is tiny and outdated. no tub for my children. Advertised "city view" was actually view of the back alley/parking lot. $25 valet parking was mandatory, no self parking. not going to recommend or stay there again.
The location is nice, good restaurants within walking distance in the area. The staff was pleasant and helpful and the wine & cheese hour was a nice touch. Everything was great with the exception of the thin walls, which unfortunately makes it a deal breaker for me.
Clean rooms, close to downtown Oakland, waterfront views. Thin walls and ceiling, could hear everything our upstairs neighbors were saying and doing, including peeing into the toilet! We were placed in a weird room right off the lobby and could hear people arriving and checking in. Was not worth the money we paid.
There is a shower only, no bath. The wall is thin. The noise were heared from the adjacent rooms or the passage. The room is narrow.
The location in Jack London Square, fairly spacious rooms Unexpected noise of the Amtrack as it passed very close to hotel
Lovely evening meal at restaurant having a limo called for us when we had asked for a cab!
The room was incredibly dirty and the beds uncomfortable. To be specific there was an unflushed toilet with something not so pleasant upon our arrival into our room. Completely unacceptable. The television did not work either. I will NEVER stay at this hotel again.
The staff did a wonderful job. very friendly Parking and the cost to park no breakfast for guess
Everything was perfect. Except the breakfast at the attached restaurant was fairly expensive and the service was not superbre, but the hotel itself is a true pleasure to stay in.
Breakfast was good with decent variety of foods. The week day front desk staff not helpful or friendly.
Overall good experience Parking limited
We asked for ice and got it right away. The bed was comfortable. The walls and floors were so poorly sound insulated that we felt we were living WITH the people next door. We heard every word, every TV program, and every time they flushed their toilet or showered. Luckily, most people were quiet after 10:30 PM. Lastly, for the price we would have expected rooms to be upgraded instead of plastic showers and routine accommodations. Maybe if we had a quieter room, the other elements would not be so troublesome. However, we didn't.
Convenient to San Francisco and the East Bay. Nice view of The City and The Bay. Good comp breakfast changes every day.
Am Besten hat mir der Nahe Autobahnanschluss gefallen - 12 Minuten bis Fishermans Wharf: Zimmer war in schlechtem Zustand. Ein anderer Gast hat es als zu laut bewertet - ich habe dies leider als "nörglerisch" abgetan, gerade im Hinblick auf das Preis-Leistungs - Verhältnis. Dem war aber nicht so. Man hörte von oben jeden Schritt, die Duschen / WC's der Nachbarzimmer und jedes! gesprochene Wort der angrenzenden Zimmer (oben, links, rechts, gegenüber und auch unten). Das Hotel liegt in einem indisch/pakistanischen Viertel. Wer Saris kaufen will ist dort gut aufgehoben. 7 Geschäfte grenzen an. Fazit: Nie mehr wieder. Am Wochenende waren die Playoffs zwischen San Francisco und San Diego (SF hat gewonnen...), deshalb warsen alle anderen Hotels voll oder preislich völlig überzogen. Rechtzeitig buchen!!
Komfortable Zimmer. Beheizter Pool. Gute Bus-Anbindung zur STadtmitte.
Nice bathroom, had mini fridge and microwave, very quiet. Beds were quite small, room could be cleaner, quite expensive for what we received.
The bathroom looked recently remodeled with granite shower walls, counter, and floor tile. There was a large flat screen TV with directTV. The room had a refrigerator and microwave. The bed was comfortable. The location was good. The price was good. The room was dark and small. There is traffic noise from the street. Worst of all the room smelled sour and the air coming from the heater - AC unit was stale smelling. The continental breakfast was very basic, but I didn't expect much for the price we paid.
Right across the street from Jack London Square. Next to Everett and Jones, Chicken and Waffles and a half dozen other great restaurants.
Nice room size, friendly staff, free parking, continental breakfast, great location. Definitely would stay here again Our shower door didn't shut all the way so water leaked out.
Bed was comfortable. Staff was very nice. There were food containers under the bed so can't say they did a good job cleaning the room. The Wi-Fi did not work at all. I was unable to work while I stayed there. I will not book here again.
Front desk staff were very friendly and helpful. Door handle didn't work. People living in vans in the hotel parking lot, getting drunk and yelling at each other all night. Bathroom floor was slimy/sticky. Cigarette burns in the comforter Just about everything (dresser, bathroom door, etc...) was broken or nonfunctional. Shower was gross. Toilet didn't flush properly.
Good price. Clean comfortable, no frills room. Attached to a fantastic country kitchen/soul food spot. When we arrived, they listed off everything they'd advertised that was under maintenance: the elevators, pool, gym, and air conditioner. If they had advertised these conditions in advance, I may still have considered it a good deal for the price but it was rough to get all that news after a long flight.
Staff (the Hispanic one is good, the black girl was rude) were friendly and does her best to help. 1)The train passes right in front of the hotel, from 6am until 8pm-ish. Blows the horn every single time to warn drivers. 2)Hotel is in serious need of repair. Leaking faucets, damp carpet, ripped bedsheets., bad reception on tv. 3) no ice in the hall way 4) no towels provided until you asked for them
Very close to great entertainment and downtown. Hotel staff was very accomodating. I was surprise they did not promote the dinner next store