Berkeley CA Hotel - Holiday Inn Express & Suites

An Award-Winning Berkeley, CA Hotel - Holiday Inn Express & Suites Berkeley

Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Berkeley, California. Our Berkeley hotel is an IHG Renovation Award Recipient (2010) and consistently rated as one of Berkeley’s top hotels on TripAdvisor. A 70 unit, 3 story interior corridor hotel located just off of Interstate 80 in The City of Berkeley, The Holiday Inn Express offers an ideal hotel if you are visiting the San Francisco Bay Area.

Hotel Nearby UC Berkeley and San Francisco

Located less than 2 miles from the prestigious University of California Berkeley, The Holiday Inn Express is a perfect hotel if you are attending college football games/graduation events or visiting school faculty or students. This hotel is located near UC Berkeley, businesses and a variety of major corporations like Bayer Health Care Pharmaceuticals and Pixar Studios. With abundant transportation options nearby, you can board a BART train or hop onto I-80 and be in San Francisco's bustling financial district within 15 minutes. Our Hotel's location in Berkeley, CA is also suited for vacationers and tourists with Berkeley’s famed Gourmet District offering fine dining options, The Berkeley Marina only steps away, and unique urban adventures all around. Convenient access to the best of The Bay Area: top attractions, premier events and fine dining and shopping are all a short drive away from Holiday Inn Express & Suites Berkeley. Oakland International Airport is only 10 miles from our East Bay Area hotel.

Berkeley Hotel Guest Room Amenities

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Berkeley offers 70 smoke-free air-conditioned rooms on three stories with an elevator making for a comfortable and secure atmosphere for our guests. All of our remodeled rooms are spacious and offer LCD TVs with Dish TV programming, a fridge, microwave and a private bathroom with separate shower and tub plus complimentary toiletries. All rooms also feature spacious work areas with Free WiFi or wired high-speed internet making our Berkeley hotel perfect for business travelers. Room types feature comfortable King size beds or two queen size beds with luxurious triple sheet bedding and firm and soft pillows. Each guestroom is ADA Defined service-animal friendly. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Berkeley features larger mini suites with seating areas, a King Mini Suite with a whirlpool tub, and a 1-bedroom suite that can accommodate up to 6 adults, so we have Berkeley accommodations for just about any sized party. Grab a free newspaper and enjoy a complimentary Hot Breakfast at our Express Start Breakfast Bar so you can start your day off right.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Berkeley Hotel Amenities and Services

A stay at The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Berkeley comes replete with a variety of facilities. First, our urban hotel offers free parking helping to make your commute and city experience trouble free. Complimentary high-speed Internet access and WiFi, our Business Center with free printing, copying, and scanning services and on site meeting room make our Berkeley hotel a fantastic solution for your corporate travel needs. Extended Stay guests can take advantage of our on site guest laundry. Stay in shape while staying at our Berkeley Hotel with our Fitness center that features a treadmill, stationary bicycle, and elliptical machine. ADA Accessible Rooms and Handicap facilities are available for patrons with special needs. Please contact us to make any special arrangements.


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Berkeley Amenities

General Services
Newspapers High-Speed Internet Free Parking Alarm Clocks Non Smoking Rooms In-Room Coffee Guest Laundry Facilities Direct Dial Phones 24-Hour Front Desk Multilingual staff Heater Flatscreen TV Air Conditioned
Business Services
Copy Service (Fees May Apply) Fax Service (Fees May Apply) Wireless High Speed Internet (Free) Business Center
24 Hour Coffee and/or Tea In The Lobby Complimentary Continental Breakfast
ADA/Accessible Features for the Overall Property
Ground Floor Hotel Entrance Drinking fountains no higher than 35” from the floor Braille Signage throughout property Wheelchair Accessible ADA Accessible Guest Room Service Animals Allowed At No Additional Charge Accessible Entrance to Restaurant On-Site Designated Accessible Parking 32 Inch Wide Openings to Common Areas Hotel corridors a minimum of 36” wide Front Door Bell Breakfast Area on Ground Floor Wheelchair Ramp All areas of the hotel are accessible by wheelchair – including a wheelchair accessible route from the accessible parking spaces to the facility’s front entrance and to the key areas of the facility TDD Telephone Accessible Guest Rooms with 32 Inch Wide Openings Registration Desk is Accessible Accessibility Equipment for The Deaf Knock Light Grab Bars in Public Bathrooms Dining Facilities Accessible All doorways to and within Accessible Guest Rooms are Wheelchair Accessible WCAG Level 2.1 Website Accessible Public Restroom Roll-in ADA showers available Accessible Elevator Main Features of Hotel Accessible on Ground Floor

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Berkeley Policies

These are general hotel policies. Policies may vary per room type, please check the accompanying room details accordingly.

Check In Time
03:00 PM
Check Out Time
12:00 PM
Extra Adult Cost
Early Check In

Please contact us to inquire about making early check-in arrangements.

Late Check Out

Late check outs can be facilited with our front desk staff depending on availability.


Cancellation Policy
24 hours
Policy Details

We have a 24 Hour Cancellation Policy. If you wish to cancel or modify a reservation, you must do so by 3 PM 24 hours prior to your arrival date. If you cancel or modify post the expiration of the Cancellation Period or you fail to show up, a no-show charge will be levied on your credit card for one full night plus taxes and fees.  Credit cards are pre-authorized prior to arrival.  The Hotel is not responsible for guaranteeing the reservation if an invalid or expired credit card is provided.  The name on the credit card used to check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.  Government issued photo identification and a credit card are required in order to check-in.

If you have made a reservation with an Advance Purchase Discount, you will NOT be able to cancel or modify this pre-paid non-refundable reservation type.


Come experience the rich history, arts, and vibrant life of Downtown Berkeley when you stay at The Holiday Inn Express Berkeely. After reading about it in books, and seeing the landmarks on TV, there is nothing like experiencing the Bay Area for yourself; and no better place to stay than our Berkeley Hotel.

Go Bears! Whether you're in town for business or pleasure, you’ll enjoy being just minutes from the UC Berkeley campus. We cater to all visiting professors, faculty members, parents, students, college sports fans and more. With complimentary parking and convenient citywide access, our guests have the luxury of staying near the University campus without the high cost of parking.


Stay Smart®. Our beautiful ambiance is just the start of a remarkable hotel experience. Guests value our genuine hospitality, excellent accommodations, comfortable atmosphere, and modern amenities such as free WiFi guarantee a productive stay.

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Berkeley offers complimentary high-speed Internet Access, Business Center with free printing, copying and scanning, and an on site meeting facility.  Enjoy complimentary hot breakfast every day after challenging yourself to an early morning work out in our fitness center.

Guest Parking

Complimentary self parking is available at our Berkeley hotel.


The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Berkeley offers complimentary WiFi throughout common areas and guest rooms with guest rooms additionally providing data ports.

Children and Extra Beds

Children aged 19 and under stay for free when sharing their parents’ room.


ADA Defined Service Animals are welcome at our hotel.  Sorry, Pets are NOT allowed at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Berkeley.

Accepted Payment Methods
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Discover. This hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Berkeley Terms & Conditions

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

For bookings with 4 or more rooms, a group policy and cancellation will apply. Total price of the reservation will be charged 7 days prior to arrival. No changes or cancellations may be made after less than 7 days prior to arrival, and the reservation will be fully guaranteed.

NO PETS ALLOWED.  Guest rooms that have evidence of pet dander and/or odor will be charged a $150 non-refundable fee for deep cleaning services. Any damages to hotel property will be charged an additional fee upon assessment.  This is a NON-SMOKING facility. Guest acknowledges that smoking is not allowed in guest room or within hotel facility. If anyone in guest's party smokes in the guest room, guest hereby expressly authorizes hotel management to charge credit card the amount of $250.00 to reimburse the property for the additional cost of cleaning guest room.  If your reservation has been paid in advance or you elect to pay by cash, a $150 security deposit via credit card will be required upon check-in and will be charged in the event that damages outlined herein occur.

Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.