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Berkeley Visitor Information Center

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Music, food, culture, hiking information. Ask for Axel!

This information center has lots of helpful information about Berkeley's art, music, food, hikes... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
nayominayomi
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Perfect service

Besides maps I got a lot of useful tips and information regarding the City of Berkley and specially... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
eva1500
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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 September 7, 2018

This information center has lots of helpful information about Berkeley's art, music, food, hikes, and culture lined up in clearly labeled in sections, free for the taking. It also has wonderful customer service! Axel gives excellent, enthusiastic advice, and clearly knows the local area very...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Besides maps I got a lot of useful tips and information regarding the City of Berkley and specially for my planned visit of the university. The male staff was so friendly, helpful and I really got the impression that he likes that job very much.

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

The Berkeley visitor information center is a very useful place for those visiting UC Berkeley campus. The students managing the centre are very helpful and I would strongly encourage everyone to take the free campus tour offered by them. I really enjoyed the walking tour.

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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

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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

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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!

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