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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

Overview of Graduate Berkeley

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Graduate Berkeley

4 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

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
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA, 94704

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUniversity of California, Berkeley1 min walk
  • Popular LocationTelegraph Avenue6 min walk
  • Popular LocationGourmet Ghetto18 min walk
  • AirportOakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.)21 min drive

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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.

What's nearby

  • University of California, Berkeley - 1 min walk
  • Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive - 2 min walk
  • Telegraph Avenue - 6 min walk
  • Sather Gate - 6 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
  • Thai Basil Cuisine — 2 min walk
  • Smart Alec's — 3 min walk
  • Super Duper Burger — 3 min walk
  • Free House — 3 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, conference space, and free use of bicycles. 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.

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

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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 cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
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 on site (USD 35.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Free bicycle rentals

Family friendly

  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Conference space (2088 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 3

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • 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

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Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night
Dogs and cats welcome
2 per room (up to 45 lbs)
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are exempt from fees
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

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 accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Union Pay; cash is not accepted

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
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

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

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Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 317 out of 986 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 415 out of 986 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 167 out of 986 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 47 out of 986 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 40 out of 986 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
nice
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff was amazing!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Feels homey.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Amenities
Great location for UC Berkeley. Amazingly friendly and helpful staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021