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Graduate Berkeley

799 reviews
+1 510-845-8981

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center
Airport Shuttle

The Hotel Durant is a Hip Place with History

What Does a Hotel Durant Room Include?

Beds have luxurious linens and feature Sealy pillow-top mattresses to offer excellent comfort. Relax while watching programs on the flat-screen TV, or use the iPod dock to enjoy some of your favorite tunes. The spacious work desk, ergonomic chair, and high-speed Internet access help you get work done efficiently.

What Amenities/Features Does the Hotel Durant Offer?

Unlike many hotels in Berkeley, this one is green-certified to show a genuine commitment to the environment. On-site parking offers convenience if you've brought a car to the city. There's a dry cleaning service in case you need to launder delicate clothes. Henry's Restaurant and Bar is a relaxing place to unwind over good food and refreshing beverages.

How Much Will a Stay at the Hotel Durant Cost?

Rooms per night start slightly more than $200, but the exact amount you'll pay might vary depending on the type of room you select and the time of year you stay.

What Activities Are Popular Near the Hotel Durant?

The hotel is adjacent from UC Berkeley. It's easy to explore nearby shops and cafés situated along College Avenue. The Downtown BART station is a 15-minute walk from the property, and the Aurora Theatre is just a mile away.

Can I Bring My Dog to the Hotel Durant?

Yes, the hotel is a pet-friendly property, but you must let the front desk staff know about the pets before arrival.

What's the Bottom Line?

The Hotel Durant offers beautifully decorated rooms with modern conveniences. Additionally, the ideal location makes it easy to explore Berkeley.

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2600 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704
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User Highlights
"Phenomenal staff" "Attentive staff"
96% found the staff to be very friendly.
71% said the reception staff was great.
Bar and Beverages
"Good beer selection" "Liked hotel bar"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 75%.
"Fabulous location" "Excellent location for shops"
Not enough parking facilities, according to 79%.
100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"Very old building" "There is no lobby"
68% criticized the unstylish hotel.
84% said it was a stylish hotel.
Value for money
"Rent bikes for free" "Too small for the price"
75% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
100% thought it was a great value.
"Ceiling fan didn't work" "Sink was tiny"
86% said rooms were small.
74% said the beds were comfortable.
"No breakfast"
75% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Internet did not work" "Wi-fi sucks"
80% said the wifi quality was bad.
100% thought it was a great value.
"Ceiling fan didn't work" "Sink was tiny"
86% said rooms were small.
74% said the beds were comfortable.
Wellness Area
"Fitness center is small" "No gym"
100% didn't like the fitness area.

Good to know...

Bathroom could be bigger
Rooms could be larger
Stylish hotel
Parking is rare
Expert Reviews
Long a mainstay of parents visiting their children at U.C. Berkeley, this boutique hotel is also a good option for those who want to be a short walk from Telegraph Avenue.
A local landmark that dates from 1928, the mid-range Hotel Durant is around the corner from the University of California, Berkeley campus. Its 143 rooms strike an academic theme that at...
Lonely Planet
The lobby's adorned with embarrassing yearbook photos and a ceiling mobile of exam books, and smallish rooms have dictionary-covered shower curtains and bongs repurposed into bedside lamps.
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Parking Fee: USD 30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: USD 20 per night
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 12 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible