Get an overview of this hotelModern boutique hotel 1 block from UC Berkeley

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Near Memorial Stadium

This Berkeley boutique hotel is 1 block from the UC Berkeley campus and Telegraph Avenue, lined with shops and cafés. Memorial Stadium, home of the California Golden Bears, is 0.4 mile away.

Sporty gastropub

Henry's, a modern gastropub, offers seasonal food and an extensive selection of beers, California wines, and unique cocktails. Flat-screen TVs broadcast the day's sporting events.

Flat-panel TVs, Wi-Fi

Guestrooms feature HD flat-screen TVs, complimentary WiFi, hardwood floors, Malin + Goetz bath products, and luxury linen.

 Guest Highlights

  • Good location
  • Onsite bar
  • Helpful staff
  • Clean guestrooms
  • Comfy beds and overall room comfort
  • Location was a bit noisy

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Occupying a landmark Spanish-Mediterranean building, this recently renovated boutique hotel is within a short walk of the University of California-Berkeley, Telegraph Avenue shops and cafés, and the Downtown Berkeley BART station. Berkeley's famous "Gourmet Ghetto" is about a mile (1.6 kilometers) away.

Henry's, the hotel's sports-themed gastropub, offers a wide selection of microbrews, California wines, and creative cocktails, along with fresh seasonal fare. On game days, the parking lot is cleared of cars and transformed into a beer garden. A 24-hour, roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) is available on request.

Graduate Berkeley (Formerly Hotel Durant) was completely renovated in April 2017 and is smoke-free.

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 144 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Wedding services 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1928 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Henry's Restaurant & Bar - Henry's, the historic hub and pub serving up old school Americana, camaraderie, and an extensive selection of beers and California wines, as well as a healthy exchange of ideas and innovation. Flat screen TVs broadcast the day's sporting events.

Nearby Things to Do

Graduate Berkeley (Formerly Hotel Durant) is located just 2 blocks from the UC Recreational Sports Facility. Day passes can be purchased.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

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)!

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • 2 per room (up to 99.21 lb)
  • Specific rooms only
  • 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.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • 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.

Hotel Name

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

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. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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