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Sacramento, CA
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80 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a couple of days and it is perfect for a getaway type trip. Tremendous view of the Bay Area from our room and the place is very quiet as it is located above the campus and away from the residential area. As this is the middle of a holiday weekend there must not be more than... More 

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Carpinteria, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you're looking for a fantastic view of the Golden Gate Bridge, Berkeley Campus and the Bay, this is the place to stay! Oh, and it's also comfortable, with staff that couldn't be any nicer. We love it here and would recommend the Berkeley Lab Guest House to anyone!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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128 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing hotel with a wonderful and absolutrly awesome view of the bay. The rooms are impeccable and also the staff of the hotel was quite nice. The hotel is on top of the Lawrence hill which adds to the beauty of the place.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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76 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Located on the top of a hill, this is an extremely beautiful guest house which offers a very pleasant stay. The best part of the guest is the a amazing view of the bay from the room. Besides, even the staff of the guest house was very welcoming and friendly and they ensured that we had a great experience.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

BLGH-Berkeley lab guest house is located on the top of Lawrence lab hill, an unblock Bay View, less than 10 mins drive from UCBerkeley North Gate. The Shuttle bus run every 12 mins to the Bart station. It doesn't provide breakfast, there was is a lab cafe opposite of the house which provides the fresh organic food at a very... More 

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New Delhi, India
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

It was a great place set in the midst of greenery with a spectacular view of the Bay area . Has friendly staff (esp James was quite helpful), has clean rooms and great Cafeteria nearby . The only drawback is that the Cafeteria is closed on weekends and the last shuttle service is around 9 pm so one has to... More 

Thank VIDYA414
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The Berkeley Lab Guest House is a treasure in an out of the way spot atop one of the highest hills overlooking San Francisco Bay. The place and the stay were charming from beginning to end. Each and every staff member was personable,professional, friendly and helpful. The lobby is an inviting space with floor to ceiling two-story windows, comfortable seating,... More 

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Ettlingen, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I stayed here on an 8 day working visit to the Lawrence Berkeley Lab, where the possibility of on-campus accommodation just a few steps from my place of work was a great convenience. The online contacts for making the booking were friendly and efficient, they were always one step ahead of me in making sure I had everything I'd need... More 

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Nipomo, California
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86 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We stayed at the Lab Guest House in May for my daughter's UC Berkeley graduation. I reserved our rooms in July 2014, and spoke with the hotel staff often in the months before. Despite this advance planning we encountered a range of problems during our stay. Our attempts to resolve them with the staff and Manager [--] Zerfas were mostly... More 

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La Jolla, California
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

My wife and I have stayed at Berkeley Lab Guest House on several different occasions, and overall, it is a remarkable value for a place to stay in the Berkeley area. The rooms themselves are quite basic and even austere -- sort of like a Motel 6 -- but they have everything you might need. Definitely a bargain. The rooms... More 

1 Thank bizzwriter

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our beautiful Guest House is conveniently located on the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory campus and features 57 tastefully appointed guest rooms. You will find "a home away from home" at our Guest House. Many of the rooms offer spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay, skyline, and City of Berkeley. The Guest House is only a few minutes away from the University of California Berkeley campus and the dynamic Berkeley community. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Berkeley Lab Guest House

Address: 1 Cyclotron Rd Bldg 23, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-8099
Region: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range: €141 - €153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 57
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“Rooms near the elevator and close to the hospitality room”
 of 5 bubbles flextravel, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms with the view of Bay area. For security reasons keep your identification papers handy .”
  • spectacular view of Bay area
  • great place to stay
  • away from the crowd
  • clean rooms
 of 5 bubbles VIDYA414, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“2nd or 3rd floor front rooms will have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles 905janl, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Bay view side, obviously!”
  • Spectacular view of the SF bay
 of 5 bubbles Dr_David_Moss, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Make sure your room faces San Francisco Bay!”
 of 5 bubbles bizzwriter, 23 May 2015 | Read review
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