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    Graduate Berkeley

    2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1711
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          Reviewed 23 May 2017

          Highly recommend this Hotel. Clean and friendly. Love the retro look and feel. Anytime we needed anything the staff was right on target to help us. Again would stay here again!Enjoyed the experience and the people.

          Thank Susan P
          Response from GraduateTeam, Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear Susan P, The team is ecstatic to hear your comments about the property. Thank you so much for taking the time to review our staff and overall experience. We gladly welcome you back and look forward seeing you again. Thanks again for the review!

          Reviewed 20 May 2017

          I stayed here during my first trip to Berkeley and couldn't have been happier! The staff were very friendly and made the check in and out process a breeze. The decor of the hotel fits perfectly for the area and made the stay very memorable....More

          Thank notatowel
          Response from GraduateTeam, Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear notatowel, Thank you very much for the kind words about the hotel. We are pleased to hear about your first visit to Berkeley, and that it was a pleasant and comfortable one. The team here looks forward to your return in the future. Thanks...More

          Reviewed 16 May 2017

          This is the first review I've ever taken the time to write but felt I needed to warn anybody who considers staying here. To start I was shocked to arrive and learn that the hotel DOES NOT OFFER PARKING. There is no valet, no parking...More

          3  Thank Beth F
          Response from GraduateTeam, Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 20 May 2017

          Dear Beth F, Thanks for writing your first review about your recent stay. We understand that parking can be a challenge in downtown Berkeley. Thankfully we do have a parking lot that our guests are able to purchase parking for their vehicles. Unfortunately, during your...More

          Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

          My daughter and I stayed here while touring Berkeley. The staff was very nice. The decor was nice. The breakfast was simple but complementary. They have a nice wine and cheese hour in the lobby. I will stay here again next time I am in...More

          Thank 314kiki
          Response from Dell D, General Manager at Graduate BerkeleyResponded 12 May 2017

          Dear 314kiki, From everyone at Graduate Berkeley we appreciate you staying with us during your recent visit to the Bay Area and Berkeley. We hope you had a great tour of our exciting city. Next time you are back in the area we cannot wait...More

          Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

          If you're attending anything at the Berkeley campus, this hotel Is ideally located. I have a mixed response to this eclectic venue. It's funky and has a nice reception area and front room for hanging out. The room we stayed in was very small and...More

          Thank Carol M
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          • Dry Cleaning
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          • Multilingual Staff
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          • US$194 - US$362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #2 Green Hotel in Berkeley
          • #3 Business Hotel in Berkeley
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          schooladmin2017
          Looking for child-friendly stuff to do. Hi, we're staying in a couple of weeks with a group of 20 boys (age 9 to 13). We're doing Alcatraz and Fisherman's Wharf during the day. Can you suggest any low key activities nearby the hotel for the evening, and also any places to eat? Thanks!
          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
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          Pippin136
          Is the hotel still under renovation? We will be visiting Berkeley in May. Also, is parking available and what is the charge?
          11 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
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          seattlemama12016
          Hi,do you have a shuttle to Oakland airport? If so, what are the operating hours? Thank you. Sarabeth mcneese
          5 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
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