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Berkeley Visitor Information Center

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Service at its finest

Went there on arrival to get maps, information .... The young employee was so nice, friendly and... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
claudia p
Wow, great staff!

We stopped here for a restaurant recommendations and ended up spending a half hour getting tips for... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
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9 Jul 2018
“Service at its finest”
10 Mar 2018
“Wow, great staff!”
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Visitor Information Center is your go-to resource for what to do, where to stay and dine, and how to get around town. FREE Maps, visitors guides (in foreign languages too), tips and more! Come in and chat with our destination experts for insight on...more
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2030 Addison St, Suite 102, Berkeley, CA 94704-1158
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Went there on arrival to get maps, information .... The young employee was so nice, friendly and helpful. Made me feel really welcome and not like a disturbance as it happens sometimes in other visitor centers. Gave me good tips also regarding the University which...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

We stopped here for a restaurant recommendations and ended up spending a half hour getting tips for exploring Berkeley. The gentlemen who helped us was friendly and knowledgeable and provided direction on what to do, and the best way to get there. Also very knowing...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

These people know everything and are extremely friendly and love the area. Listen to these folks their help and the flyers are enormously helpful.More

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Jeff B, Manager at Berkeley Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you for your kind words of support! We are here for everyone and love to share why we think Berkeley is such a great place. Please come on back in and share with us your experiences of Berkeley and some of the great finds...More

Reviewed September 13, 2017

The team at the visitor center really know their way around Berkeley, the East Bay and the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. They can give you the inside scoop on things to do and all the amazing restaurants and micro brew pubs. Great "Foodie" town....More

Thank GKohler
Jeff B, Manager at Berkeley Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you! It's pretty easy, and fun, to be passionate about an area that has so much to offer. Berkeley is such a foodie town that is why we say "Come for the Culture, Stay for the Food". Berkeley really does have it all; great...More

Reviewed July 23, 2017

We merely dropped by for a bus schedule and BOOM! Got to talking with Geoffrey and he was so knowledgeable about "stuff" to see and do. We left with a lovely Berkeley bag filled with pamphlets, souviners, maps and a whole week planned for our...More

Thank PearlCanada
Jeff B, Manager at Berkeley Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you so much for the positive review and we hope that you had (or are having) a wonderful time in Berkeley. Jeffrey loves Berkeley and loves to share everything there is to do, see, eat and experience here. We are on Facebook, Instagram, and...More

Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

While I never entered their actual location I was able to get a wealth of information from them via electronic communication. My niece was in town and we wanted to show her Berkeley. Jeffrey made several recommendations for places to eat, things to do and...More

Thank Luv2hikejulie
Jeff B, Manager at Berkeley Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Thanks for the great feedback. All of us here at Visit Berkeley hope you had a great time and look forward to welcoming you back real soon.

Reviewed July 5, 2017

it was the starting point of our campus tour and most if not all the required information was available here.

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Jeff B, Manager at Berkeley Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

We hope you had a great time and look forward to welcoming you back real soon.

Reviewed November 22, 2016

Recently, I had the occasion to seek out the Berkeley Visitor Information Center to pick up an updated city map and get some tourist information. The woman was exceedingly nice and helpful. When I mentioned a future visit to the Univ of Calif Botanic Garden,...More

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Jeff B, Public Relations Manager at Berkeley Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

Thank you of your kind words and we hope that you had a wonderful time in Berkeley. The woman who assisted you was Del, she is a wealth of knowledge. Please stop in again and say hello on your next trip back to Berkeley. Cheers!

Reviewed November 3, 2016

In the heart of the Berkeley theater district, right next to Downtown Berkeley BART, with many good restaurants and cafes in the area, and at the foot of UC Berkeley, and in an area undergoing substantial upgrades and change (new parking garage in construction, many...More

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Jeff B, Public Relations Manager at Berkeley Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Thank you for making our day here at Visit Berkeley! It inspires us to see reviews such as yours. Cheers!

Reviewed October 28, 2016

After reading the Trip Advisor reviews on the Visitor Center we decided this was the way to start our visit to Berkeley. Good decision. The woman who helped us was very friendly and welcoming. She took the time to highlight the best sites and after...More

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Jeff B, Public Relations Manager at Berkeley Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Our most sincere thank you for this great review. We are happy to know that we were beneficial to helping you find great things to do and experience here in Berkeley. We are very proud of our food culture here and Gather is one of...More

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