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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

I stayed here for 4 nights. On 2 of these 4 days there was no hot water. I came back in the evening the first day there was no water and there was no apology. They said that they found someone had switched the main...More

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Response from LizzyS236, Front Office Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 1 week ago

Dear hold80, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit. We greatly apologize for the experience you received during your time here. Our hot water is now in service and our maintenance department is diligently working to prevent this from happening...More

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Reviewed July 4, 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

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Response from Dell D, General Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded July 6, 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 1 week ago via mobile

I spent a night here on a business trip and got in late. This place is very cool and has a great vibe. You can feel history here in the design and decor. The beds are ridiculously comfortable with triple sheeting and pillow toppers and...More

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Response from LizzyS236, Front Office Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 1 week ago

Dear H971LItimb, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit at Graduate Berkeley! We are so excited you enjoyed your time here! Are you familiar with the Graduate Hotel collection? There are several locations throughout the United States and each one...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't beat the location or the history of the place. New owners spent a lot of money making it cute as can be but FAILED to address some basics. The walls are wafer thin. You hear every word of a conversation (or more!) in the...More

1  Thank Nancy F
Response from Lizzy S, Front Office Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nancy, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay this month. We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time here and appreciate all the feedback you shared about your visit. It is very important...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling for business at Cal Berkeley, this hotel is in a choice location. An old hotel with all the things that go with that. smaller rooms, hard floors (a bit more noisy) and restrooms without a lot of space for your toiletries. But the updating...More

Thank Paul A
Response from Lizzy S, Front Office Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Paul, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us last month. We greatly appreciate your feedback. Our hotel has a lot of special history and this year we are celebrating our 90th anniversary! We are pleased to learn...More

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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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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
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Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$172 - US$398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Hotel Durant
Also Known As
Durant Hotel Berkeley
United States > California > Berkeley
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July 20, 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
March 13, 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
March 10, 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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