Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel - Asbury Park

1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, United States, 07712  show map
 3 stars
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Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel - Asbury Park

Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel is positioned in a coastal area of Asbury Park close to Monmouth University, Brooklyn College and Monmouth Race Track. The hotel was opened in 1924, renovated in 2008 and is housed in an 8-storey building.

The city center is about 20 minutes on foot. The property is 58 km away from the Hoboken, within a 45-minute drive.

Quick access to bars and restaurants is provided.

Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel lies within 55 minutes’ drive to John F Kennedy Intl airport.

Rooms

Berkeley Oceanfront is a grand hotel offering luxury rooms including deluxe double room and standard double room. Guests will enjoy a view of Asbury Park from their rooms. They feature bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Serving an array of dishes, Dauphin Grille at the Berkeley and Aqua Oceanfront Restaurant and Bar are just 100 meters away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Aside from a luggage storage, a convenience shop and a safe deposit box, guests can make use of ironing service, wedding services and a doctor on call.

Relax

Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel offers a spa centre and a health club. Active travelers will appreciate a fitness centre and a gym available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas at USD 9.95 per day.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   250.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Drugstore/Pharmacy
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Boutiques
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach access
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room sprinklers

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • In-room movies
  • International calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel - Asbury Park Asbury Park location
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Hotel Address:

1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, United States, 07712

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City Center
  • Asbury Park
    4300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Allenhurst
    1.0 mi
  • Asbury Park
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Dauphin Grille at the Berkeley (cuisine: American, Contemporary)
    300 ft
  • Aqua Oceanfront Restaurant and Bar
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    250

Rooms and availability

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Standard King Room
Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Approx. 210 sqft. Room features a King bed, down comforters, 300 thread count linens, and luxury bedding. 32- inch flat screen cable TV, iPod docking station, and iron / iron board. Designer bathroom with luxury toiletries and hair dryer. Parking is available for hotel guests for a fee. Parking Space is limited first come first served.

Maximum 2 people per room.

This is a non-refundable room; reservations cannot be modified or cancelled once booked.

Room facilities
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    Standard Queen Room
    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Room facilities
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      Deluxe King Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Approx. 350 sqft. Room features a King bed and sofa, down comforters, 300 thread count linens, and luxury bedding. 32- inch flat screen cable TV, iPod docking station, and iron / iron board. Designer bathroom with luxury toiletries and hair dryer.Parking is available for hotel guests for a fee. Parking Space is limited first come first served.

      Maximum 2 people per room.

      This is a non-refundable room; reservations cannot be modified or cancelled once booked.

      Room facilities
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        Deluxe Queen Room
        Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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        Approx. 350 sqft. Room features 2 Queen beds and a sofa, down comforters, 300 thread count linens, and luxury bedding. 32- inch flat screen cable TV, iPod docking station, and iron / iron board. Designer bathroom with luxury toiletries and hair dryer. Parking is available for hotel guests for a fee. Parking Space is limited first come first served.

        Maximum 4 people per room. Fee of $20 per person applies to third and fourth person.

        This is a non-refundable room; reservations cannot be modified or cancelled once booked.

        Room facilities

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel - Asbury Park Asbury Park location
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          Hotel Address:

          1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, United States, 07712

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Asbury Park
            4300 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Allenhurst
            1.0 mi
          • Asbury Park
            1.1 mi
          Restaurants
          • Dauphin Grille at the Berkeley (cuisine: American, Contemporary)
            300 ft
          • Aqua Oceanfront Restaurant and Bar
            600 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of floors:
            8
          • Number of rooms:
            250

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          What's nearby

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 4000 ft

          Convention centers

          Sport related

          Amusement

          • Boardwalk Sportland CO - 3000 ft
          • Galixy Amusements - 3000 ft

          Monuments and Landmarks

          Universities, Institutes

          • Brookdale Community College - 3300 ft

          Local attractions

          • Belmar Beach and Boardwalk - 4.0 mi
            Belmar, NJ 07719
          • Washington Ave. Beach - 5.1 mi
            Spring Lake, NJ
          • Jenkinson's Boardwalk - 9.3 mi
            300 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach
          • Jersey Shore Premium Outlets - 4.9 mi
            One Premium Outlets Boulevard, Tinton Falls
          • Allaire State Park - 8.8 mi
            P.O. Box 220, Farmingdale

          Near the hotel

          • Paramount Theater and Convention Hall - 700 ft
            1300 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park
          • Asbury Splash Park - 2100 ft
            915 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park
          • Silverball Pinball Museum - 1700 ft
            1000 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park
          • Paranormal Books and Curiosities & Paranormal Museum - 4800 ft
            627 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park

          Restaurants nearby

          • Dauphin Grille at the Berkeley - 300 ft

            Address: 1401 Ocean Avenue
            Phone: 732-774-3474

            62% likes this, based on 68 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Contemporary
            Price Range: USD 33 - USD 52

          • The Wonder Bar - 700 ft

            Address: 1213 Ocean Avenue
            Phone: (732) 502-8886

            77% likes this, based on 36 reviews
            Cuisine: American

          • McLoone's Asbury Grille - 1100 ft

            Address: 1200 Ocean Avenue
            Phone: 7327741400

            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: USD 22 - USD 42

          • Aqua Oceanfront Restaurant and Bar - 600 ft

            Address: 1300 Ocean Ave
            Phone: (732) 455-8434

            62% likes this, based on 48 reviews

          • The Beach Bar - 800 ft

            Address: 1300 Ocean Ave
            Phone: 732-869-0008

            64% likes this, based on 20 reviews
            Price Range: USD 15 - USD 40

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of floors:
            8
          • Number of rooms:
            250
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          Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

          Average guest rating

          5.8out of 10
          Guest rating
          Based on 82 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Group of friends
            8.4

            The rooms were nice and clean...great size as well. Nice staff, accommodating. The room was spacious and I thought the room key for power in the rooms is a great way to save energy. The Air Conditioning was on fill force, and adjustable. The last thing you want is to be hot in your room after a day at the beach. Overall, really nice looking and comfortable place. Great location as well.

            Parking lot was too small for such a large hotel...definitely not enough parking spaces in ration to the amount of rooms. My bill at checkout was less than what it appeared to be then what was charged to my credit card. I am going to call them and hope it can be adjusted to what my final bill was, because I would definitely stay there again. If the room rate is $199, I believe $250 is way more taxed than it needs to be.

          • Family with children
            7.0

            Great location right across the street from the beach/boardwalk. Asbury Park has finally come back from the neglect and decay that marked the 70's-90'S. This is the place to go if you want to avoid the typical jersey shore crowd/types. The Berkeley has almost been fully restored to its past glory. I say "almost" because they are still doing some work on it as of this writing. But go soon, because it won't be a well kept secret for long.

            The only two things I would say were a letdown..And this is minor stuff here, would be the following: We had rented a cube fridge to keep our 2 year old daughter's milk in overnight and it didn't work..The hotel refunded us the rental fee on that. Secondly, the elevators are currently undergoing some renovations. There was one which broke down while we were there..And one rickety number that looked like something out of a David Lynch film; lit with super low watt bulbs underneath blue plastic..Again, they're not done renovations yet, I get it.. But 40 watt bulbs in an old elevator?..Really? Why not just switch out the bulbs for higher wattage and ditch the blue plastic thingies..it would go a long way to reduce the creepy/unsafe factor. Other than that..No complaints

          • Couple
            8.2

            It was very humid in the room itself, more so even then outside and the a/c did not have a lot of control. A little more temperature control to would have made it more comfortable. Also an exhaust fan in the bathroom would help the room dry out a little more after showers because the room would stay wet for most of the day after someone showered in the morning. More towels would also be helpful.

          • Couple
            4.6

            The two employees working at the front desk didn't seem too knowledgeable. There was only one working elevator and there was a huge line of people waiting to go up to their rooms because everyone had just checked in. In the middle of the night, I woke up sweaty because the air conditioning didn't seem to be working. The shower didn't appear too clean. They offer "onsite" parking, however there is very limited spots which means that basically everyone that stays there has to park on the street and pay for parking.

          • Older travelers
            5.0

            I paid good money to have a good view of the beach, but I got a side room with partial view of the ocean. There was no parking available at any time and then I was told I could park in the residential area, I parked on 6th ave and got a ticket for $54.00 because I was to close to the stop sign, I was not informed of such regulation by the hotel staff and there are no signs on the street that indicate such regulation which evidently is a state law, important information that should have been given to me by your staff, I only found out when asked a police officer.

          • Couple
            6.2

            Staff was very friendly and courteous.

            Air conditioning did not work properly. Thermostat set on Auto at 72 degrees, room cooled to 59 overnight.

          • Family with children
            7.8

            Location, location, location

            The air conditioning in the room malfunctioned and was unable to be turned off except for pulling off the faceplate--the room was 60 degrees by morning.....

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            Location to beach and night life.laid back experience.elevators worked very well to top floor and a/c was very cold when needed. Complimentary coffee every morning in lobby. The pool area was nice and laid back with food and drinks available weekends.

            Your website said free parking, the staff at front desk said they charge $15 per day for weekends and $10 per day weekly. The room had problems; had to slam front door hard to close,heat lamp didn't work in bath,on last day we noticed small ants on end table and bath,one hook for bath towel was falling off bath door. Bathroom could have been cleaned better for first day in room.

          • Couple
            7.0

            Closeness to the beach

            Bad Parking situation I had to pay $20 a day to have someone park my car on the other side of the hotel, I would be perfectly capable of doing that for free. Also Elevators were slow

          • Family with children
            5.0

            Very noisy. People yelling in the halls and slamming doors til 3 A.M. both nights.

          • Couple
            5.0

            The location is convenient to the beach.

            The front desk staff person during the day was very rude and short. There was extensive construction going on but no notice to any of the customers; an alarm went off for 10 minutes one morning because the construction set it off. Although it was close to the beach and the beach is obviously the main draw to this old and poorly designed hotel, the hotel does not feel the need to offer beach passes, towels, or any convenient beach utilities. The decoration of the hotel is extremely offensive and unattractive. Asbury Park in general is a bad place to visit; the surrounding town is rundown and the boardwalk is short with no good restaurants or fun activities.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            Basically everything, the pool was relaxing the staff was friendly and I love the stuffed olives ;)

            The bed was to hard

          • Couple
            10.0

            I really thought this hotel was just beautiful. The decor is very retro chic and inviting. I thought it was really clean and I really enjoyed how comfortable my room was to be in. It was quiet and located so close to the beach and Stone Pony I was very happy.

            The Tv reception was really bad but I didn't much care .

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            the location to the ocean and boardwalk is ideal if you are going for a getaway to asbury park. not a lot to do right in asbury park so a weekend to 3 days is a max time unless you are just using asbury park as home base and you go to other parts of jersey and come back for the night to asbury park.

            parking is a bit tricky

          • Older travelers
            4.6

            This is the worst hotel, we've ever stayed at. The place is run down w/one working elevator for 8 floors. The front desk staff is rude & nasty. People were complaining all over the lobby. Have no idea how they stay in business.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel - Asbury Park Asbury Park location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, United States, 07712

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Asbury Park
            4300 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Allenhurst
            1.0 mi
          • Asbury Park
            1.1 mi
          Restaurants
          • Dauphin Grille at the Berkeley (cuisine: American, Contemporary)
            300 ft
          • Aqua Oceanfront Restaurant and Bar
            600 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of floors:
            8
          • Number of rooms:
            250