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Berkeley City Club

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All reviewshearst castlejulia morganarchitectural gemtwo floorsstep back in timeindoor poolguest rooms areserved in a lovely dining roommorning swimsan simeoncontinental breakfastcharming historic hotelpeet's coffeegorgeous buildingswimming lapsrooms are smallfew blocks
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Reviewed 12 January 2015

I very much enjoyed my stay as a solo woman traveler and it was easy to imagine being here "back in the day" when it was the Berkeley Women's Club. The building is beautiful and the art deco pool is not only decorative but well...More

Thank Byelka
Response from BCCGuestSupport, Executive Support at Berkeley City ClubResponded 25 January 2015

Dear Byelka, Thank you most kindly for choosing to stay with us and write a thoughtful review. I do agree, the architecture is stunning and we appreciate the comments of the well-kept pool. Our Team Members work hard to ensure our hotel guests and club...More

Reviewed 6 January 2015

She called it the "Little Castle" and Julia knew what she was doing. It was like a people friendly castle. We had coffee in a charming alcove next to the patio. I completely enjoyed the beautiful linens, immaculately clean room, and retro atmosphere of our...More

Thank joni h
Response from BCCGuestSupport, Executive Support at Berkeley City ClubResponded 8 January 2015

Dear Joni H, Thank you so very much for your kind and thoughtful review! We are delighted you enjoyed the stay. I agree, the pool is stunning and a true marvel not to be missed. We appreciate you staying with us in the Little Castle....More

Reviewed 16 December 2014

I had read reviews about how "no frills" these guest rooms are, but this went beyond "no frills" to "scuzzy and inconvenient." I never use the TV in my hotel rooms, anyway, and I was curious to do my lap swimming in this club's historic...More

1  Thank EZGtraveler
Response from BCCGuestSupport, Executive Support at Berkeley City ClubResponded 20 December 2014

Dear EZGtraveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. I am glad you were able to satisfy your curiosity to swim laps in our beautiful, historic pool. While the historic hotel does not meet everyone's needs and desires, we are sorry...More

Reviewed 14 December 2014

This beautiful relic is a treasure, and what a treat to stay here when in Berkeley. As others have mentioned, it was designed by Julia Morgan, who also built Hearst Castle--it's a late-1920s structure whose influences are both Gothic Revival and Moderne. The rooms are...More

Thank Stuffy33
Response from BCCGuestSupport, Executive Support at Berkeley City ClubResponded 20 December 2014

Dear Stuffy33, Thank you so very much for your kind and thoughtful review! I, too, love the windows that open out to the gorgeous surroundings. The natural light that shines into the room is such a lovely touch. We are glad that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 6 December 2014

This hotel was designed by Julia Morgan, who also designed Hearst Castle. It has thick walls of concrete and steel but looks like they plastered the interior to give it some warmth aong with rich deep colored wood. To me it evoked a Catholic church...More

Thank William F
Response from BCCGuestSupport, Executive Support at Berkeley City ClubResponded 10 December 2014

Dear William F, Thank you most kindly for your review! The building is indeed stunning! Julia Morgan was so very talented with her work. The architecture that you noted that looked like wood is actually concrete. The only place that there is wood is in...More

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Pool
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast Available
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Pool
Heated pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Indoor pool
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Price range
USD 188 - USD 348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#5 Green Hotel in Berkeley
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 188 - USD 348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Green Hotel in Berkeley
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kwang Nan C
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It sounds like they can accommodate you. Go to the website and click on hotel. It will describe the rooms.
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MJJJB
12 November 2015|
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That is lovely to hear, MJJJB! We look forward to seeing you very soon. Safe travels!
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Candice T
5 May 2015|
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Dear Candice T, Thank you so very much for reaching out to us! Our rooms do come with a hairdryer for you to use during your stay. We hope you have a great day and look forward to seeing you soon!
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"Go for a suite, well worth it. There is some street noise on Durant side, and could be an issue in the..."
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