The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

A European-style wedding venue in Asbury Park, New Jersey, The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel is the ideal location for hosting beautiful beachfront ceremonies and receptions. Designed by Beaux Arts architect Whitney Warren, the historic venue has been a trademark presence in the Asbury Park community for over 100 years. Offering the perfect mix of modern luxury and classic grandeur, The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel is sure to exceed your wedding expectations!

Facilities and Capacity
Nestled along the Jersey Shore, The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel comfortably accommodates a maximum of 500 guests. Versatile in nature, the venue offers couples the option of hosting their ceremony and/or reception in any of its five elegantly designed ballrooms: the Oval Ballroom, the Versailles Ballroom, the Crystal Ballroom, the Continental Ballroom and the Kingsley Ballroom. Rich with Victorian charm and designer amenities, each can be custom tailored to accommodate a variety of wedding styles and specifications.

Services Offered
The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel offers a variety of wedding-related services and amenities. Said options include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Liability insurance
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Outside vendors
  • Wireless internet
  • Pet-friendly grounds

Cuisine
Couples who entrust their tastebuds to the venue’s professional culinary team benefit from a variety of in-house catering services. The following serving styles are available:

  • Tastings
  • Server(s)
  • Hors d’oeuvres
  • Stations
  • Plated
  • Buffet
  • Family-style
  • Dessert station


Accommodation
The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel provides overnight accommodations in the form of city and ocean view guest rooms and suites. Amenities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Shower/tub combinations
  • 100% cotton linens
  • Down comforters
  • 32-inch HD TVs
  • Climate control
  • Clock w/USB port
  • Clock radios
  • Hair dryers


Other Services
This venue offers interested couples the option of including bar services with their wedding celebration. Said services include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Liquor license
  • Bartender(s)
  • Open bar
  • Limited bar
  • House wine
  • Premium liquor
  • House liquor
  • Speciality beer
  • House beer
  • Signature drink


Location
The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel is conveniently located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. A few short steps from the famous Asbury Park boardwalk, the venue is one hour from Philadelphia and New York City.

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72 Reviews for The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

Recommended by 90% of couples


4.5 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.5
  • Professionalism 4.4
  • Flexibility 4.5
  • Value 4.4
  • Average response time 4.5

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    Ellyn · Married on 12/31/2017

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    We had the perfect NYE wedding at The Berkeley! From the very beginning, planner Berkeley was able to connect with us and make us feel completely comfortable choosing The Berkeley for our special day. She helped to bring our wedding dreams to life; guests loved the charm, history and cleanliness of the hotel. Our photographs are beautiful; simple and elegant with the backdrop of this hotel's charm.

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    Stephanie · Married on 11/12/2017

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    The Berkeley Hotel is beautiful with decorative details in each banquet room. It was a pleasure working with Berkeley from the banquet department. She was professional, friendly, and very responsive. It is always a pleasure to see Leo the warmest hard working bellhop you will ever meet. All of the staff from front desk to friendly bartenders were a pleasure from beginning to end. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

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The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel Pricing

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The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 8,023.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 6,011.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 50.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Wine, Open Bar, Signature Drink
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Historic Building, Hotel
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware
  • What transportation and access is available? Valet

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements

  • Storytellers NYC
    Storytellers NYC Wedding Bands

    This is an iconic hotel in iconic Asbury Park. Very elegant and perfect for big wedding parties. The original architecture makes you feel as though you are in a world that is timeless. We love to perform here.

  • Falco's Catering
    Falco's Catering Banquet Halls

    The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel is a venue beyond compare! With its ocean views and grand elegance, it truly is a wedding venue above most others! Falco's Catering is thrilled to be the exclusive caterer at the Hotel and looks forward to making all their Brides and Grooms dreams come true!

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  • 1401 Ocean Avenue Asbury Park, New Jersey, 07712 See on map
    732-481-1275 (Phone number)

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