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SenS Hotel & Vanne Bistro Berkeley

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1538 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1517 See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
2.5 Star accommodation
SenS Hotel & Bistro is centrally-located in one of the best food destinations in the Bay Area. The famous Gourmet Ghetto is renowned for its epicurean delights provided by restaurants like the world renowned Chez More Panisse, the upscale Mexican restaurant Cesar, and the enormously popular Cheese Board Collective. The famous SenS Bistro is located on the ground-floor and serves the best espressos, lattes and pastries in town. Hotel guests enjoy complementary morning coffee as well as fresh pastries and bagels all while soaking up Berkeley's morning sun and catching up on-line with access to our complimentary Wi-Fi. Our three-level, historical hotel is centrally-located in one of the best walking neighborhoods in town. The hotel is undergoing a complete renovation featuring new amenities such as luxurious walk in showers, high end linens, and new flat screen TVs. Renovations will be completed in early 2017, but until then, you can enjoy our spacious, comfortable rooms equipped with cozy beds, cherrywood armoirs and writing tables. Several of our rooms have balconies. We are conveniently located close to University of California Berkeley and many Berkeley corporate offices. San Francisco is minutes away via freeway and BART. Both San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport are a comfortable drive from our hotel. Our friendly staff will happily assist in any special arrangements that you might need. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$188 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
French Hotel
Also Known As
French Hotel Berkeley
United States > California > Berkeley
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I was in town to help my daughter with some surgery and needed a carefree place to stay. I was a little nervous after reading some reviews about the hotel rooms being dirty and, yup! Probably the reason is that as far as I could tell there is NO HOUSEKEEPING! My bed was unmade an
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I stayed at Sens on Friday October 5th, 2018. I booked through Hotels.com and received charges on my card from Hotels.com AND from Sens. I called Sens twice and both times they claimed that my card was not on file and that there was no possible way they could have charged me (it
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We stayed for five nights and enjoyed the coffee and breakfast pastries every morning. The service was fantastic. The General (the barista) was very accommodating and understands the customer. The manager was helpful and friendly. The room was pricey. I would have to say they are
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Let's be honest. It's not cheap. On hotels.com, it is always $196 per night unless something useless like Oracle Openworld or Dreamforce is in town. I don't like the way the toiletries were pump-size because I'm concerned that the person before me unscrewed it and did somethin
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I feel bad only giving average as the staff were great and rally tried. The issue is the building, I was put in 303 first and because I’m jet lagged was waking at 3. I couldn’t work because the internet didn’t work. Kind of ironic given it’s in Berkeley. The night guy tried reboo
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balcony with long-time trash, dirt, mud
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arrived to find lotion dripping down communal bottle
Is there free off street parking at the French Hotel? Warren Thomas
"Second floor if you want internet, ask for room without connecting door. K"
"Hotel is adjacent to a supermarket, so you'll hear the early morning (6:15 and on) delivery trucks and rack loadings."
"Room 208; corner room, nice balcony."
"Stayed on the 1st floor. Would request that again since I'm not fond of elevators being from a small city."
"If at all possible, ask to see a room before you book it (e.g., if you are booking a room for visiting family)."
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