Berkeley Attractions

All Attractions


Three Stone Hearth 0.1 mi
Townie 0.3 mi
Nation's Giant Hamburgers & Great Pies 0.3 mi
Pizza Moda 0.3 mi
Taqueira Monte Cristo 0.4 mi
La Mission 0.5 mi
Cabana 0.8 mi
Cinnaholic 1.0 mi
Smoke Berkeley 1.2 mi
Paisan Berkeley 1.3 mi


Saturday Downtown Berkeley Farmer's Market 1.3 mi
Sacramento Market 1.4 mi
Berkeley Flea Market 1.7 mi
Urban Ore 2.1 mi
Slash Denim 2.5 mi

Main Attractions

No matter which area attractions have brought you to Berkeley, staying at the Howard Johnson Berkeley will not only help you save on your trip, but keep you closer to what you’re here to see. Whether you’re here to explore the college campus, see the idyllic Berkeley Marina, or enjoy the day at the beautiful Berkeley Rose Gardens, you’ll find something for everyone in your family to love.

In addition to keeping you close to your preferred vacation destinations, you’ll find us conveniently located to many local restaurants and shops. Without having to spend more on parking or transportation, you’ll be able to save as you explore everything that Berkeley has to offer. It’s just one of the many ways that you can save more on a better quality of vacation accommodations when you choose us for your next hotel stay. Plan your trip with confidence knowing that you’re making the best choice on a better room when you book with us.

Berkeley Rose Garden

The historic Berkeley Rose Garden offers a lush oasis from the hustle and bustle of the downtown areas, giving visitors ample opportunity to take some stunning photos of hundreds of different flower and plant species. Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the park overlooking the city, as well as San Francisco Bay, or rent a park pavilion and make the most of your day. With picturesque views and a stunning variety of flowers, this urban garden is sure to delight any guest.

University of California, Berkeley

Since 1868, the University of California Berkeley campus has been providing a better class of education to students from all around the world. With a student body of more than 40,000 students, this lovely campus is home to the future’s rising stars. With a powerful research division that tackles today’s problems head on and student and faculty alumni winning numerous awards throughout the school’s history, including 92 Nobel Prizes, UC Berkeley has a rich history to share with you and other guests.

Berkeley Marina

Covering 52 acres, the Berkeley Marina is home to scenic views of the water of the San Francisco Bay, beautiful boats, a playground, nature area, and more. Spend the whole day gazing out at the water and enjoy the on-site restaurant, or snap a few photos before making your way next door to Cesar Chavez Park. The marina has long offered guests romantic views and a fun experience outdoors for many years and any trip to Berkeley would be incomplete without it.