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Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“steam room”(31 reviews)
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Free Internet
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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5 Star Hotel
Opening its doors in 1915, Claremont Club & Spa has been revered as one of America's iconic luxury hotels. As it celebrates its 100th anniversary, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is proud to unveil our newest member of the Fairmont collection, ushering in a new era of luxury for the next...
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41 Tunnel Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705-2429
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15.5 km to Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport
11 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On arrival, we went to the check in, and something was wrong. The agent conferred with another agent, came back, and to my inquiry about my reservation for the "signature room", she dismissed me with a response of "there's no problem". We got our keys...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

During a trip to San Francisco earlier this year, I added a stay at the Claremont Club & Spa in Berkeley. I enjoy exploring areas near large cities, such as the Hague/Amsterdam & Wiesbaden/Frankfurt. This historic 100+ year old hotel is undergoing, continued, significant updating,...More

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Response from Peter H, Quality Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont HotelResponded June 12, 2018

Dear Cynthia5SAF, Thank you so very much for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to provide such valuable feedback. We are truly delighted you had such an enjoyable experience and are grateful for the kind sentiment you have shared. It would be...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

When someone arrives at the time they've reserved, they should not be asked to sit aside until all of their party arrives. A fine hotel does not have such a practice. Dining on the deck in the sun was awful. More umbrellas are needed.More

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Thank Janet H
Response from Peter H, Quality Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Janet H, Thank you for taking the time to share this valuable feedback. We do take great pride in ensuring an outstanding dining experience and this insight will help focus our continued improvement efforts. Our team hopes to have the opportunity to welcome you...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We live nearby and send all Of our overflow family and friends here..fantastic location , old historic , views and service galore..LOVE the newly refreshed rooms and spa is always top Notch..what is annoying is the local health club tennis pool club members who must...More

Thank drmader
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great service. Nice pool. Good for families. Our room had an issue with one of the fans and it was noisey. When we complained about it, they comped us for half the room and breakfast for the whole family which more than made up for...More

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Thank Zachary N
Response from Peter H, Quality Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Zachary N, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to provide such valuable feedback. We are truly sorry for the inconvenience you experienced but appreciate your providing us the opportunity to make it right. Our team is...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Free Internet
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$259 - US$586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Berkeley
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$259 - US$586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Berkeley
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room & Suite (184)
Dining (92)
Pool & Beach (34)
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MARY Z
April 1, 2018|
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Response from Peter H | Property representative |
Thank you for asking this excellent questions.The Club facilities, which includes the pool, fitness area and great selection of fitness classes, are included for all registered guests who are staying at the hotel. We do not... More
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Coconut B
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Stephanie M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so either. I grew up near there (since 1954) and it wasn't famous for being haunted. Lots of fun sliding down the old fire escape shoot back in the day. It's old but cool.
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maragonzalez2008
April 26, 2017|
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Response from Claremont_Club_Spa | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for reaching out. A taxi to campus would be approximately $15, and walking is about 30 minutes. Thank you!
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"Bay View room on 5th floor or above"
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"High floor with view is worth it!"
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"We enjoyed a king room with bay view. Ask to be at either end. The windows are large and the light is..."
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"6th floor with the view...at the far end away from elevator"
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