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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe

Guest reviews

3.9/5 Good
998 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Pet Friendly
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
Gym
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
Hand sanitizer provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationZellerbach Playhouse6 min walk
Popular LocationMemorial Stadium10 min walk
Popular LocationGreek Theater11 min walk
AirportOakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.)21 min drive

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  • Room, 2 Double Beds (Graduate)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Executive Room, 2 Double Beds (Graduate)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed (Graduate)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed (Graduate Queen)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed (Graduate Queen)

About this area

Berkeley

Located in Berkeley, Graduate Berkeley is in the city center and near the airport. Zellerbach Playhouse and Greek Theater are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Pier 39 and Coit Tower. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Memorial Stadium or Oracle Arena.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • University of California, Berkeley - 1 min walk
  • Zellerbach Playhouse - 6 min walk
  • Memorial Stadium - 10 min walk
  • Greek Theater - 11 min walk
  • Gourmet Ghetto - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Berkeley Station - 9 min drive
  • Downtown Berkeley Station - 15 min walk
  • Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Henrys Restaurant and Bar — 1 min walk
  • Artichoke Basille's Pizza - 1 min walk
  • Top Dog #1 - 1 min walk
  • House Of Curries - 2 min walk
  • Gypsy's Trattoria Italiana - 2 min walk

About this property

Graduate Berkeley

4-star historic hotel, walk to University of California, Berkeley
A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, coffee/tea in a common area, and conference space. All 144 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets. Refrigerators, coffee makers, and ceiling fans are among the other amenities available to guests.
Graduate Berkeley offers 144 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Berkeley hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 35.00 per night
  • Electric car charging station
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Free bicycle rentals

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (2088 square feet)

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from March 20 2020 to September 13 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night
Dogs and cats only
2 per room (up to 45 lbs)
Food and water bowls are available
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 35.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines

We should mention

Up to 3 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
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Durant Berkeley
Durant Hotel
Graduate Berkeley Hotel
Hotel Durant Berkeley
Durant Hotel Berkeley
Graduate Berkeley (Formerly Hotel Durant)
Hotel Durant
Graduate Berkeley Hotel
Graduate Berkeley Berkeley
Graduate Berkeley Hotel Berkeley

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Graduate Berkeley and receive a full refund?
Yes, Graduate Berkeley offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Graduate Berkeley cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Graduate Berkeley pet-friendly?
Yes, Graduate Berkeley allows cats and dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 45 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 25 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self parking is available for USD 35.00 per night.
What time is check-in at Graduate Berkeley?
Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in the heart of Berkeley, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of University of California, Berkeley, Zellerbach Playhouse, and Memorial Stadium. Greek Theater and Gourmet Ghetto are also within 1 mi (2 km). Downtown Berkeley Station is 15 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Graduate Berkeley

3.9
5 - Excellent
301
4 - Good
432
3 - Okay
174
2 - Mediocre
52
1 - Poor
39
4.2
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
3.8
Amenities
3.7
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nice bed

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020