GRADUATE BERKELEY

2600 Durant Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.5 Star Suburban Hotel in Alameda County
37.86814-122.25641
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Very Good
4.0/5

Based on 807 guest reviews

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  • Avg. Group Discount of 17.0%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 144 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 6 floors
  • Hotel has 5 suites
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 9.2/10
  • 3 conference rooms in property

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Room Types

Check Rates1 King Free WiFi Work Desk 37 Inch TV Pillow Mat
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Top Floor Free Breakfast Wine Hr Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1qn Free WiFi Desk 37inch TV Pillowtop Mat
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1qn Top Floor Free Breakfast Wine Hr Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2double Bed Exec Free Breakfast Wine Hr Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2double Beds Free WiFi 42inch TV Pillowtop Mat
Non-Smoking
Check RatesAda 1qn Bed Sleeper Sofa Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesADA Accessible 1qn Bed Sleeper Sofa Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCampanile Double Double Stylish and Spacious
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCustom Travel Sysuitem 1 King Free WiFi Work Desk 37 Inch TV Pillow Mat
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCustom Travel Sysuitem 1 King Top Floor Free Breakfast Wine Hr Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCustom Travel Sysuitem 1qn Free WiFi Desk 37inch TV Pillowtop Mat
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCustom Travel Sysuitem 1qn Top Floor Free Breakfast Wine Hr Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCustom Travel Sysuitem 2double Bed Exec Free Breakfast Wine Hr Free WiFi
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Check RatesCustom Travel Sysuitem 2double Beds Free WiFi 42inch TV Pillowtop Mat
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Check RatesCustom Travel Sysuitem ADA Accessible 1qn Bed Sleeper Sofa Free WiFi
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Check RatesCustom Travel Sysuitem Campanile Double Double Stylish and Spacious
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Check RatesCustom Travel Sysuitem Stylish and Spacious Corner Room with 1 King
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Check RatesExecutive Room 1 Queen Bed (Graduate)
Non-Smoking
Check RatesExecutive Room 1 Queen Bed (Graduate) 1 Queen Bed
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Check RatesExecutive Room 2 Double Beds (Graduate)
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Check RatesExecutive Room 2 Double Beds (Graduate) 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesRoom 1 Queen Bed (Graduate)
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom 1 Queen Bed (Graduate) 1 Queen Bed
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Check RatesRoom 2 Double Beds (Graduate)
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Check RatesRoom 2 Double Beds (Graduate) 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesStandard Daily Rate 1 King Free WiFi Work Desk 37 Inch TV Pillow Mat
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Daily Rate 1 King Top Floor Free Breakfast Wine Hr Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Daily Rate 1qn Free WiFi Desk 37inch TV Pillowtop Mat
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Daily Rate 1qn Top Floor Free Breakfast Wine Hr Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Daily Rate 2double Bed Exec Free Breakfast Wine Hr Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Daily Rate 2double Beds Free WiFi 42inch TV Pillowtop Mat
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Check RatesStandard Daily Rate ADA Accessible 1qn Bed Sleeper Sofa Free WiFi
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Check RatesStandard Daily Rate Campanile Double Double Stylish and Spacious
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Check RatesStandard Daily Rate Stylish and Spacious Corner Room with 1 King
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Check RatesStylish and Spacious Corner Room with 1 King
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

UC Berkeley Campus, Lawrence National Lab, Lawrence Hall of Science, Jewish Museum, California Memorial Stadium & Pacific Film Archives. San Francisco Bay, Oakland Zoo, Brazilian Room Tilden Park, USS Hornet, Rock Wall Winery

Verified Reviews of Graduate Berkeley

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great Stay!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The service is good and the facilities are good.
(Group coordinator, booked 11 rooms), from US flag
18-Nov-2017 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Nov 12 to Tue Nov 14 2017 at a $169.00 group rate.

Customer Reviews of Graduate Berkeley

4.0 out of 5. Based on 807 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Berkeley's only full-service and green-certified boutique hotel and steps away from U.C. Berkeley campus and Telegraph Avenue, the Hotel Durant infuses the formal university setting with the bohemian spirit for which Berkeley is well-known. Following a multimillion dollar renovation in 2008, the Hotel Durant now offers 144 guestrooms with modern conveniences and whimsical details. For nearly a century, travelers have considered Hotel Durant the number one place to stay and play in Berkeley.Services & Amenities24-hour Complimentary business centerComplimentary morning newspaperPet-friendlyRoom ServiceHenry's - a Berkeley gastropub & full service restaurant featuring local, organic menu selectionsRefrigerators in roomsState of the art entertainment system featuring 42” flat screen televisionsiPhone/iPod docking stations in all guestroomsComplimentary high speed internet access & in-room laptop safeExecutive “Graduate” Floor Exclusive Amenities42” flat screen televisions, upgraded bathroom amenities. Oxygenics showerhead & turndown service. Guests also enjoy access to the private Graduate Lounge complimentary continental breakfast & an evening wine hour.

Green Sustainability

yes

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:4:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:2016
Floors:6
Rooms:144
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:144
Handicap Rooms:5
Suites:5
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:3 View Spaces
Meeting Space:2000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 50 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:7am-midnight
Ownership:AJ Capital
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
72 hour cancellation for individual reservations
Nightly Parking:30
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:13.20%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax:13.20%
Food and Beverage Tax: 9.25%
Audio Visual Tax: 9.25%
Parking Fee:35.00 Per Night (Self Parking)
Porterage Fee: 5.00 Per Item
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge:22.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge:22.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees:150.00 Per Function (Up to two hours)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:16.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:25.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:39.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:42.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:39.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:42.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:10.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 3.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.00 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar:150.00 Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:2500.00 Per Day

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets are allowed and welcomed


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Generator for sleeping rooms
  • Generator for public spaces
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Mixed dorms
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Only 15 miles from Oakland International Airport. 25 Miles from SFO. 1 mile to BART

Local Shuttle Info: Bay Porter Express to & from all airports 24 hour a day. Near BART station

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

7am - 10am

Parking Info

#35/night

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary high-speed internet for all guests.

Previously known as:
Hotel Durant Berkeley, The Hotel Durant, Hotel Durant

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Graduate Berkeley

Rate fluctuations of Graduate Berkeley

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both our group quotes and the lowest online individual rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The best group deal shown is 17.3% in December 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $304 in the month of August 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Graduate Berkeley in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Graduate Berkeley

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Graduate Berkeley.

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Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
California Room 48 x 16 x 12 76848/50--48354024--/--7080--
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California Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
768 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
48 x 16 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
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Board Room 20 x 15 x 10 30016/----------12--/--2520--
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Board Room

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
300 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 15 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
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Durant Dining Room 48 x 16 x 10 768--/--------------/--------
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Durant Dining Room

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
768 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
48 x 16 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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