Get an overview of this hotelBerkeley Luxury Hotel - Claremont Club & Spa, a Fairmont Hotel
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Overlooking the San Francisco Bay, Claremont Club & Spa in Berkeley sets new heights in service, amenities, and accommodations. For the past 100 years, Claremont has been recognized as an icon in the Bay Area. Conveniently located in the heart of Berkeley, the hotel is only a 20-minute drive from downtown San Francisco. Private parking is available. Its 276 beautifully appointed rooms offer a mix of old world charm and California comfort, many boasting breathtaking views of San Francisco.
Spa, pools, tennis
Originally a romantic castle at the start of the Gold Rush and later a grand hotel, this exclusive resort is rich with history and tradition. Claremont Club & Spa offers endless activities with a state-of-the-art health club, 22 acres of landscaped gardens and a rejuvenating spa. Guests can indulge in ancient acupuncture, rejuvenating facials or relaxing massages, before a dip in the saline whirlpool overlooking the San Francisco bay.
TV, video games
A plush robe is the perfect outfit for watching cable TV or playing video games; all offered in Claremont Hotel's air conditioned guestrooms. Other amenities include in-room safes and minibars.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window.
Claremont Club & Spa - A Fairmont Hotel
Renovations & Closures
- Fitness facilities
- Meeting facilities
Opening its doors in 1915, Claremont Club & Spa has been revered as one of America’s iconic luxury hotels. As it celebrates its 100th anniversary, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is proud to unveil our newest member of the Fairmont collection, ushering in a new era of luxury for the next 100 years!
Claremont Club & Spa is known for its extensive health club, 10 outdoor tennis courts, 2 outdoor lap pools, a spa tub, and saunas. (Access to health club is included in the daily resort surcharge.) Other amenities include a fine-dining restaurant, casual-dining café, lounge/bar with views of San Francisco Bay, a lobby computer station with complimentary high-speed Internet access, 30,000 square feet of event space and self parking (surcharge).
The Fairmont Spa at the Claremont includes a beauty salon and full menu of massage, hydrotherapy, body wraps, and skin care treatments. The business center provides a technical help desk, high-speed wired and wireless Internet access, and other business services (surcharges).
The Kids Club program (hourly surcharge) provides a garden, arts and crafts activities, toys, and games. The hotel also offers seasonal camps for older children.
- Picnic area
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Children's club
- 24-hour front desk
- Business center
- Express check-out
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Luggage storage
- Hair salon
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Pool umbrellas
- Outdoor tennis courts - 10
- Total number of rooms - 276
- Number of floors - 9
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Full-service spa
- Conference space
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 10
- Year Built 1915
- Coffee shop or café
- Free WiFi
- Steam room
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Health club
- Free wired Internet
- Smoke-free property
- Children's club (surcharge)
- Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
- Children's pool
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Spa services on site
- Breakfast available (surcharge) full
- Laundry facilities
- Wedding services
- Multilingual staff
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Video-game console
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free weekday newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Microwave (on request)
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Bathtub or shower
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Digital TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Free wired Internet
- Room service (24 hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Room service
Where to Eat
Limewood Bar & Restaurant - This casual gathering place offers regionally sourced cuisine and creative cocktails for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Bayview Cafe - Poolside casual fare served seasonally.
Nearby Things to Do
Access to the Claremont's health club and activities is included in the resort surcharge. Ten tennis courts are available for play, with equipment rental for a nominal fee. A patio accommodates two outdoor lap pools, one 25 yards and the other 25 meters; a spa tub, and chaise lounges. A mind/body center offers a Pilates studio and full schedule of aerobic, yoga, and body sculpting classes. A spin studio, cardio room with bikes, treadmills, Stairmasters, and elliptical trainers are adjacent to the weight training rooms.
Four golf courses, both 18-hole and 9-hole—with driving ranges—are located within a 20-minute drive of the hotel.
Hiking and biking trails are located just off the hotel property.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Pilates classes on site
- Playground on site
- Free bicycles on site
- Fitness classes on site
- Tennis lessons on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
The Spa at the Claremont Hotel Club offers massage treatments, facial treatments, and yoga classes. Visits to The Fairmont Spa at the Claremont include pre-spa amenities such as the steam room, spa tub, and lounge. Guests can choose from healing services such as acupuncture and skin-care treatments.
- Number of treatment rooms 25
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- Facial treatments
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Minimum age to access spa is 16
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per day.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 99 per accommodation, per stay
- Dogs only
- 2 per room (up to n/a lb)
- Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
- Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Resort fee: USD 29.00 per accommodation, per night
- Pool access
- Spa access
- Fitness center access
- Fitness/yoga classes
- Children's club/arcade access
- Business center/computer access
- Internet access
- Phone calls
- In-room safe
- In-room coffee
- Breakfast fee: between USD 30 and USD 40 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: USD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 30 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 99 per accommodation, per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per day
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We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.