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    Graduate Berkeley

    2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1711
    (510) 298-3951
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    • Excellent39%
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    • Terrible5%
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I stayed at this hotel several times when it was the Durant Hotel. The stodgy but dignified Durant, built in the 1920’s, had its flaws and I was happy to hear that it had been renovated. It is now called The Graduate. Our recent stay...More

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    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    I have stayed at this hotel before and after the recent name change and renovation on business/ school related trips to the south bay. It was good before, but even more comfortable this time! Great working A/C, good amenities (I didn't request a certain room,...More

    Thank Tdm63090
    Response from Dell D, General Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 3 July 2017

    Dear Tdm63090, We appreciate your continued business to Graduate Berkeley. It is wonderful to hear you like the new changes and updates to our hotel. We are equally excited. We will pass on your positive notes about our staff and we look forward to your...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Stayed here for a conference at UC Berkeley. Close enough to Oakland airport yet far enough. Great location with restaurants and cute shops nearby. Staff was super friendly and very accommodating. Highly recommend.

    Thank Katherine K
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I can’t believe the good reviews this place has gotten. We booked two nights after reading the reviews (for an executive room). I wanted to leave as soon as we walked in our room but my husband convinced me to at least stay the night...More

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    Response from Dell D, General Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear cserver, At your earliest convenience I would love an opportunity to speak with you personally. My direct line is 510-809-4120. We certainly provide heat to all of our 144 guest rooms and typically the rooms become warm very quickly. We apologize this was not...More

    Reviewed 7 December 2017

    We loved our stay at The Graduate. Everything from our large room to the location made our visit wonderful. We walked easily to the Cal campus for our tour and also to dinner the night before. The food was great in the hotel restaurant and...More

    2  Thank Zonadl
    Response from Dell D, General Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Zonadl, From all of us at Graduate Berkeley we thank you for checking out our new digs. We are thrilled the room, service, food and location was perfect for you during your recent visit in Berkeley. Happy New Year!

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    • USD 160 - USD 298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Green Hotel in Berkeley
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    schooladmin2017
    13 March 2017|
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    Response from PhDurantGrad | Property representative |
    Sounds like an adventure awaits! A few nearby activities to the hotel include: The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) are a combined art museum and repertory movie theater and archive and offers tours for... More
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    Pippin136
    11 March 2017|
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    Response from Dell D | Property representative |
    Thank you reaching out. The hotel will be 100% complete with its renovation by the end of March. Specifically, the hotel restaurant, bar and lobby will be open on March 30th. The hotel parking is a flat rate of $30.00... More
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    5 November 2016|
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    Response from PhDurantGrad | Property representative |
    Good question! We do not have our own shuttle service, but we recommend BayPorter Express - Airport Shuttle Service. They pick-up from Oakland Airport Shuttle boarding area on the hour and the half hour. The cost is $29... More
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    "Rooms on an upper floor are best because of street noise. There is a Pizza joint on the west side that is..."
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