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    Graduate Berkeley

    2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1711
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    • Excellent39%
    • Very good32%
    • Average17%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
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    “hotel durant” (164 reviews)
    “quirky hotel” (8 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 762 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was our 2nd stay at the Graduate Berkeley, however, it was known as the Durant during our previous stay. Upon our arrival we were excited to see the change in name brought with it a different look and feel. The rooms were updated and...More

    Thank Jennifer P
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We really wanted to love this hotel. My wife and I stayed there several times when it was The Durant and enjoyed almost every stay. When we heard it was under new ownership, we had mixed feelings. Yes, it was in need of "updating", but...More

    1  Thank SanDiego_CaHelmuth
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We considered staying here last May (2017) but were told the (historic) restaurant and bar were not yet open as they were finishing up a refurbishment of the property. When we arrive this weekend, still no bar or restaurant despite the fact that we'd received...More

    1  Thank larsthorwald
    Response from GraduateTeam, Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear larsthorwald, Thank you for visiting and leaving your feedback pertaining to your stay. We understand your disappointment when it comes to our restaurant not being fully open. We were still wrapping up renovations and making sure everything was perfect for the reopening. I am...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The staff in The lobby was very friendly,and the service man helped is opening the window in our room. Clean room every day. Two nice bikes for free rent in The hotel. Fantastic! I recommend breakfast at cafe Durant 100 m down the street.More

    Thank jippi j
    Response from GraduateTeam, Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear jippi j, We are pleased to hear that your experience at Graduate Berkeley was a memorable one. The team is greatly appreciative of your comments and we look forward to servicing you in the future. We will ensure our blue bikes are still around...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This small hotel could be sooooo much better with a shift in attitude surrounding customer service. When we checked in on Thursday, we were informed that the hotel parking lot was unavailable because they used it for game day festivities on Saturday. They handed us...More

    7  Thank tammyrobby
    Response from GraduateTeam, Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear tammyrobbby, Thank you for your detailed review of your previous visit. We understand some of the frustration pertaining to our parking restrictions during our Cal Game Days that happens six times throughout the year. Between email alerts, calls, and notices from our staff we...More

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    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
    10 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
    4 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
    Room Tips
    "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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    "If you request a "bayside" room get it on the top floor otherwise there is no view of the bay."
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    "All the rooms seem to have a good view"
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    "Ask for rooms not located across from the undergrad dorms, especially during the academic year."
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