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4-star Berkeley hotel steps from University of California, Berkeley

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

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.

Hotel Features

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.

Room Amenities

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.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Graduate Queen)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$159* Per night/room Jun 30 - Jul 1

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds (Graduate Double-Double)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed (Graduate King)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 2 Double Beds (Graduate Executive Double-Double)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed (Graduate Executive Queen)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

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.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

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 credit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. 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. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

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Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Gloves are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

LGBTQ friendly

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Number of children who can stay free - 3

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

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.

Pet Policy

  • 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

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 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.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

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

Hotel Names

  • 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

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

Graduate Berkeley features a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 2088 square feet (194 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, dry cleaning/laundry services, and limo service. Onsite parking is available (surcharge), along with a car charging station.

Graduate Berkeley is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built - 1928
  • Electric car charging station
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Smoke-free property
  • Food and water bowls
  • Conference space size (meters) - 194
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Luggage storage
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2088
  • Banquet hall
  • Total number of rooms - 144
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Room Amenities

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.

  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Ceiling fan
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar - near toilet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Henrys Restaurant and Bar - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves brunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

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
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Nearby Activities

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

  • Free bicycles on site

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