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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Just steps from the boardwalk! Clean and comfortable rooms! Complementary coffee and tea provided each morning! Excellent and courteous service by hotel staff! Close to nighttime entertainment locations!

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West Hartford
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Great location for visiting the beach, the Convention Center, the boardwalk restaurants, the Stone Pony, and other shops and hotels. I stayed on the 8th floor, wishing I had splurged for an oceanview room. Access to the roof is great! We didn't visit the bar or the pool but both looked nice. Rooms were nicely furnished. Staff was friendly. Hotel...

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION We do want to be the hotel of choice when someone visits Asbury Park, NJ Our gem is just across the street from some of the prettiest views of the ocean. Our roof top offers views of the surrounding area unlike anything I have ever seen. We appreciated both your visit and your review of the hotel....

Georgetown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Very close to the beach, staff very pleasant. Some things to know: parking is NOT included, street parking is $30 per day, hotel lot is $25, 1.5 blocks inland from the hotel is FREE and an easy walk, drop your things at the hotel and park, it's worth it. A charge to go on to the beach each day, use...

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Chris A, General Manager at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and description of the hotel during your recent visit. We are continuing to fully design what the roof top experience will evolve towards moving forward. We did make a few adjustments to ensure the housekeeping services are improved so as not to have any further repeats of what you reported. The view of the ocean...

Davis
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Grand old hotel in disrepair. Many things are broken or don't work well. Room furniture looks nice but is cheap and uncomfortable. Bathroom is tiny. One of the elevators keeps breaking and is smelly. Half of the gym equipment is broken and they don't even refill the water cooler. Tried to call for service one day but the phone was...

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Kauneonga Lake, New York
Reviewed 1 July 2016

not all the electrical outlets worked in the room and there was a small water leak in the bathroom. you really had to insert your room card hard to activate the air-conditioning. we never ate in the dining room at the hotel instead we ate out in town so we can not rate this

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Milford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Great staff, clean close to everything in Asbury Park. If you are looking for total luxury, this is not the place. BUT, it's quaint, comfortable, clean, and within walking distance to everything by the boardwalk. Great for overnight or two-three day stay.

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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This place is very nice well kept and built in a very grand Victorian fashion prices are very decent and closeness to the beach is amaaaaasssaaaaaaaaaaaazing! I must say that when it comes to service they're stingy. Gotta pay for fridge wifi no room services

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The Woodlands
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Preferential parking given to a wedding over guests, front desk check in unfriendly and worst of all bathroom needs upgrading and repairs. Although the location is good,for the price paid one would be better going elsewhere.

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Cheltenham
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We had an ocean view, which was the best thing about our stay. I was disappointed with the hotel for the amount of money they charge. No mini-refrigerator in room; no alarm clock; no free WiFI; no continental breakfast - only coffee and tea. The hotel is very nice but could be so much more!

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Ridgefield Park
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I was told the hotel was on the beach. also no parking what so ever lien in the room was not clean at all the shower would not shut off thank god I only booked for one day. would never return to the hotel again. but on the plus side the staff was very help full

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As historic Asbury Park's premier boutique hotel, The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel enjoys a prime location along the New Jersey shoreline just steps from the famed boardwalk. Designed by noted Beaux Arts architect Warren Whitney of New York, the hotel recently underwent a renovation of historic proportions and is poised to experience the renaissance of this nineteenth-century seaside destination. Modern luxuries complement the classic grandeur of this 238-room famous hotel, with a nod to the Victorian architecture and oceanfront glamour of Asbury Park's storied past. The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel embodies everything that is the revitalization of the famed Jersey Shore and itself represents the rebirth of this cultural icon. The Berkeley offers a bar and restaurant during the summer season only. Parking is available in our lot at an additional cost. Parking is provided on a first come, first serve basis as it is limited. The Berkeley prides itself on being a pet friendly hotel. Pet friendly rooms are offered on a designated floor at an additional cost. A complimentary coffee service is available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM for all overnight guests. For questions or concerns, please reach out to the email provided on our general information page. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

Address: 1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Asbury Park
Price Range: €116 - €192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 238
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Also Known As:
Berkeley Hotel Asbury Park
Berkeley Carteret Oceanfront Hotel
Berkeley Asbury Park
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“Its pet friendly on the 4th floor”
 of 5 bubbles rotololaw, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hotel thinks it's luxury, guests do not”
 of 5 bubbles alicat227, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a roof deck accessible only by the center elevator. Great views of the Jersey shore on a clear day.”
 of 5 bubbles jmtaylor311, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Seek out Theo Brown, the doorman--great guy and a pleasant way to wait for the shuttle :)”
 of 5 bubbles Anelia1, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for ocean view, corner room was very large”
 of 5 bubbles lmetcalf, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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