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Hotel Shattuck Plaza 2086 Allston Way/Shattuck Ave., downtown. 199 rooms. Restaurant; room service. Fitness center. Parking adjacent; fee. Built in 1910, this historic hotel and Berkeley landmark was recently renovated. A large marble peace symbol embedded in the floor greets guests as they enter the front door into the dramatic and spiffy black-and-white lobby. Guest rooms are equipped with fluffy white down duvets and marble bathrooms.
Just off the lobby, spacious FIVE--named for the five senses--is a modern American bistro with an innovative menu using sustainable ingredients.