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Reviewed 11 January 2015

Thank you, Clarement for making our anniversary stay so special. Every single detail was executed perfectly from the beautiful room to the champagne to the memorable breakfast. This is a first class establishment. We experienced true luxury.

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CLAREMONT_H0TEL, Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, responded to this review

There is nothing we enjoy more than sharing in the special occasions of our guests! We are so happy you found everything to your liking for your anniversary stay at The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa from the luxury of Champagne in your guest room all the way to breakfast the next day. Happy Anniversary from all of us. We...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 10 January 2015

My wife and I went in 2013 and had a fabulous time. This year there were fewer options regarding music styles (3) and none really were geared for anyone over 35. One live band was so out of key, it was sad. Last year there was snacking food to help balance alcohol consumption, nothing this year. Hard to say what...

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CLAREMONT_H0TEL, Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, responded to this review

While we are delighted to know you have enjoyed our holiday events in the past, we regret if your most recent encounter was not more to your liking. Your comments will be shared with our management team as we value the opinions of all of our guests. We do hope you will consider joining us again in the future. Thank...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I stayed at the Claremont for a night back in the fall, and there was one primary reason why I chose this place: swimming pools. On my first night of a week's vacation back in the Bay Area, I wanted to swim outdoors, under the warm California sun, so I picked the Claremont. Having been to the hotel before for...

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CLAREMONT_H0TEL, Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely and comprehensive review, thank you. Exceptional guest service is our top priority at The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa. It truly pleases us to read a review such as yours and know that we have succeeded in creating a great experience for one of our newest guests. We are glad you enjoyed our views and found your...

Farmington, Utah
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I have not stayed at the hotel, only lunch, drinks and spa, but it is an incredible place with a killer view from the deck. The spa was over the top indulgence and the bar was relaxed, friendly and upscale.

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CLAREMONT_H0TEL, Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you were able to join us at The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa. Lunch and a spa visit sound like a wonderful way to learn about our property for the first time and we are delighted you enjoyed it all so much. Our Spa has been named one of the best of its kind in the country...

Birmingham
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Historic hotel property with extensive amenities framed around the spa and club. Club is also open to public members, with tennis, fitness classes and multiple pools. Our initial impression wasn't so positive as we waited behind multiple guests to check in and while our room was dated a bit, it was clean and spacious and had the view it was...

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CLAREMONT_H0TEL, Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, responded to this review

The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa is definitely a world unto itself and we love that you enjoyed so many aspects that make our historic property unique! Our numerous resort amenities are designed for your ultimate relaxing stay. As you mentioned, we are just a short stroll to both UC Berkeley and the amazing shops in the area. We look...

Minneapolis
Reviewed 31 December 2014

I was a guest at this hotel for one evening as the photographer for a bride & groom whom had rented The Bell Tower room and the Lanai 2, Lanai 3 and Horizon rooms for their grooms dinner, wedding ceremony and reception. We took outdoor pictures on the balcony on the Lobby level which had a nice view of the...

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CLAREMONT_H0TEL, Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the beauty of our resort! Our historic hotel is the ideal setting for all special occasions and we do all we can to ensure that each and every guest has an excellent encounter. The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa features a variety of guest room styles and types, all with their own...

California
Reviewed 30 December 2014

If you want to treat yourself to beauty and elegance, spend a weekend at the Claremont Hotel. Breathtaking views. World class amenities. Amazingly delicious food and drink. Before you go, be sure to review all the amenities so that you are sure to enjoy them. We didn't pack our swimwear, and missed out on considerable enjoyment.

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CLAREMONT_H0TEL, Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, responded to this review

We think it doesn’t get any better than you review! The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa truly does offer so many activities and amenities to enjoy from our Aquatics facility to our Club, Spa, tennis courts and more. We hope you will visit us again soon so that you can take advantage of even more as it would be our...

Pacifica, California
Reviewed 26 December 2014

The Claremont Hotel is a place that has been there for years and is considered a landmark in Berkeley! We picked the Claremont for our stay because we had dinner reservations at Chez Panisse and it was close by. Decorated for Christmas it was very festive for a holiday stay. Our room was ok. We did have a bay view...

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CLAREMONT_H0TEL, Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, responded to this review

Our hotel is indeed a well-known landmark in the area and we are so glad you chose to stay with us during the holiday season. Built in the early days of the Gold Rush, our guest rooms all have their own unique qualities and characteristics. We are glad you have mentioned our location as well. It is regrettable, however, if...

Redwood Valley, California
Reviewed 25 December 2014

We needed to stay a night after a Bob Dylan concert, and decided to stay at the Claremont because we had always wanted to. What a great choice! The room was huge, well appointed, and afforded a terrific view of the bay. We spent a cozy night, after cocktails in the bar, and ate in the restaurant for breakfast--perfect eggs...

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CLAREMONT_H0TEL, Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, responded to this review

It is never cliché to appreciate what we have to offer at The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa! Your entire experience sounds like the perfect getaway and we are glad that you were able to enjoy it all from your guest room to your well-appointed guest room and more. Your recommendation is of great value to us and we hope...

San Clemente, California
Reviewed 18 December 2014

From the moment we arrived the service was outstanding. The woman at the front desk was friendly and accommodating. The hotel is old and beautiful with views of the San Francisco Bay great. The concierge was very helpful and explained to me that Uber was not the best way to get around Berkeley. I found out the hard way that...

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CLAREMONT_H0TEL, Manager at Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel, responded to this review

We think your review is excellent from beginning to end! Thank you for letting us know all that you valued in your stay with us from our historic property to our views. Our associates love to help and it is great that our Concierge was able to provide you with the best way to get around the area. We can’t...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the 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 100 years! Overlooking the San Francisco Bay, Claremont Club & Spa in Berkeley sets new heights in service, amenities, and accommodations. For the past 100 years, Claremont has been recognized as an icon in the Bay Area. Conveniently located in the heart of Berkeley, the hotel is only a 20-minute drive from downtown San Francisco. Private parking is available. Its 276 beautifully appointed rooms offer a mix of old world charm and California comfort, many boasting breathtaking views of San Francisco. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel

Address: 41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, CA 94705
Region: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range: RM1,173 - RM2,568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 276
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Also Known As:
Claremont Hotel Club And Spa
Claremont Hotel Club Berkeley
Claremont Resort Berkeley
Claremont Hotel Berkeley
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Berkeley
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“Higher floor rooms are quieter....facing the San Francisco skyline!”
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“Room 636 had great view of Oakland and SF, but window only opened 2".”
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