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Graduate Berkeley

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2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1711 See on map
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent this past New Year's in Berkeley visiting my sister who lives in nearby Gourmet Ghetto. She recommended that we stay at this hotel and we LOVED it! It is quirky, charming, comfortable and you cannot beat the delicious food at Henry's. We plan to...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank NinaER
Response from GraduateNik, General Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for ringing in the new year with us. I will be sure to share your awesome comments with the rest of the team. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you are visiting your sister.

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Love this place, use to be the Durant, new owner has kept the legend alive. Nice little touches that remind you your in a College town. Rooms are well appointed but the two times I stayed seemed a little compact, but the view overlooking the...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Response from Dell D, General Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 7 July 2018

Dear kevinoE6598GW, We would like to thank you for staying at Graduate Berkeley. We certainly appreciate your comments about our fun hotel and keeping the legend alive. We love being in the center of everything and the ease of walking to so many places once...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for three nights before Christmas and one night after. The room rate during this time was better than any alternative accommodation in the area. The front desk service was excellent, very helpful, efficient and friendly. Our room was small but...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Grayling7
Response from GraduateNik, General Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback during your recent stay with us. I will be sure to share your praises with the entire team. Best regards, Nik

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stay Where the Action Is: If you're looking for an upscale Hotel near campus, stay here if you want to be close to the Berkeley campus, walking distance to all the Telegraph & Bancroft shops, Cal Student Store, Top Dog and Caffe Strada. The Hotel...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank shgerdoc
Response from LizzyS236, Front Office Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear shgerdoc, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Graduate Berkeley! We are pleased to know that you enjoy our property. We hope to have you again in the near future!

Reviewed 23 November 2018

My stay here was in 1986, touring Berkeley for graduate schools, when it was known as the Hotel Durant. [The neon sign atop the building still announces it as such.] So it was fun thirty plus years to spend a week here. My husband was...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank tkpkrdvz
Response from LizzyS236, Front Office Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 2 December 2018

Dear tkpkrdvz, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Graduate Berkeley. We are so pleased to hear that you and your husband enjoyed time here! We love welcoming back guests who have stayed with us before and hearing about their stories from...More

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Description
Welcome to Graduate Berkeley – where your intellectual curiosity meets your favorite place to stay. Graduate Berkeley is a five-minute walk to campus at the corner of the city stir and game day buzz. We are steps from More Telegraph Avenue shops and stops. A virtual post card from its counter culture past, Graduate Berkeley resides in the historically renovated Hotel Durant, making it the most storied place around. The Graduate Berkeley, is a full-service, 144 room boutique hotel, inviting nods to the arts and academia, the well-traveled, and Berkeley’s Bohemian roots. Thousands of “Nat Geo” magazines journey across the front desk walls, dressing them in California gold. Gather some Golden Bears for a post-game bite at the restaurant Henry’s or convene at a communal wood table. Rooms amenities include complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, refrigerator, in-room laptop safe, triple-sheeted linens and designer bath products. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Hotel Style
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Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
144
Price range
USD 165 - USD 387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Hotel Durant
Also Known As
Durant Hotel Berkeley
Location
United States > California > Berkeley
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
144
Price range
USD 165 - USD 387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Hotel Durant
Also Known As
Durant Hotel Berkeley
Location
United States > California > Berkeley
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Dining (18)
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SLOTrvlr
21 July 2018|
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The parking area directly behind the hotel has 3 EV chargers, including 2 Tesla chargers. Destination charging in Berkeley is scarce so I consider this to be a significant amenity for The Graduate. When I checked in, 2 of 3... More
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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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"Room 305 is on a corner, lots of windows and light. Only one room abuts it, so it is quieter."
Grayling7
3 weeks ago
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"Higher Floor rooms are better I imagine."
prasan68
13 Nov. 2018
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"Try to get a room with a view of the Campanile"
sfo_stepho
24 Oct. 2018
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"Don't stay in 603"
solahr
5 Oct. 2018
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