The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712 Map · Phone number
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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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75 Reviews for The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

Recommended by 88% of couples


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  • Quality of service 4.4
  • Professionalism 4.3
  • Flexibility 4.4
  • Value 4.3
  • Average response time 4.4

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    Brianna · Married on 03/09/2019

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    We were so happy with our wedding day Jenna and the rest of the Berkeley staff were absolutely amazing. Top notch!

    Sent on 04/20/2015
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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.

    Sent on 01/13/2018

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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?
    $ 8023
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 6011
  • 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
  • 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)