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Hotel Durant

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2600 Durant Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked this hotel for several night for a class in nearby Oakland. The front desk bent over backwards to help me to correct my mistake on the dates by rebooking the room keeping the rate close to my original. The room is fairly spacious and the bed was a marshmallow. The furnishings took me by surprise, a basic steel... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First off, let me say that the staff who greeted me and checked me in/out were very friendly. The oatmeal for breakfast was very good and they were kind enough to accommodate my need to have it to go. The location of the hotel (I was attending a conference on campus) was fantastic. However, as I was trying to fall... More 

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Albany, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice hotel - proximity to campus was perfect. Room was great. A couple of concerns. We were promised at the time of booking the hotel (months earlier) that valet parking was available. When we arrived we were told that there parking lot was full and were directed to on-street parking or parking garages nearby. Also indicated that 5 others... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Durant is located very close to UC Berkeley making it a very attractive and convenient location for my professional visit. The positives for the hotel are that it is clean, the beds are comfortable, and the work space in the room is functional and spacious. The front desk staff was always friendly - especially Sabrina who consistently greeted me... More 

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DurantTeam, Manager at Hotel Durant, responded to this review

Dear Timberton, Thank you for taking the time to review the Hotel Durant. Feedback is crucial in any business, and yours was very thorough and much appreciated. We are constantly updating our amenities and polishing our service standards to the next level. We want guests like yourself to feel right at home during their stay. We are hoping during your... More 

La Serena, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the hotel for a visit to UC Berkeley. The room was clean, the hotel staff were friendly and the area has lots of great places for guests to eat and drink at. The attached bar, Henry's, also serves fantastic breakfasts.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front desk staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms were a good size and the beds were comfortable. In light of the drought, the hotel was offering either free drink tickets or chocolate chip cookies if you chose not to use housekeeping services, to save on water consumption. I was fine with that. The hotel has some charming... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stayed at the Durant on 8/2-8/3 but had originally reserved a room for 7/31-8/3 through Booking.com in April. I contacted the hotel on 7/27 to ensure that our reservation was confirmed, was assured that it was, and shortly thereafter received email confirmation. We were advised on 7/30 that our reservation was reduced to 8/2-8/3 with no explanation from... More 

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DurantTeam, Manager at Hotel Durant, responded to this review

Dear pac20142014, While it is a rare occurrence, we unfortunately oversold a couple dates that week. Please accept our sincerest apologies about your previous reservation. We proactively contacted guests as best we could about the situation. Due to the fact you booked through a website, your information was private to us which made it harder to reach you. The travel... More 

West Allis, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son stayed here for his recruitment visit and just loved it. We booked here based on that experience when we moved him to campus. Excellent, excellent customer service! Everyone went out of their way to help us. Room was clean. Beds are incredibly comfortable. One minor flaw is the bathroom did not have exhaust fan, but with the kindness... More 

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DurantTeam, Manager at Hotel Durant, responded to this review

Dear Sheryl D, We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Durant. Many guests like yourself visit for recruitment purposes, and we pride ourselves on playing on that electric feeling of college. When you plan on staying again, we recommend signing up for our Cal Parents Program that gives you discounts on room rates, F&B,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the hotel room and the bed, Got the best nights sleep. Just a fun place to relax after walking around Berkeley or San Francisco. We also loved Henry's for all meals. Breakfast and lunch were very good. Will definitely be back. Already making plans for the next visit.

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DurantTeam, Manager at Hotel Durant, responded to this review

Dear Lisa C, We are so pleased to hear about your fun stay at the Hotel Durant. People tend to love our location for traveling around the Bay Area, and you seem like no exception! If you need help picking out things to do on your next visit. Please stop by our Front Desk for a map, and one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have the most comfortable beds I think I have ever slept on in my life (literally!). Great spot to stay for easy walk to Cal. Enjoyed Henry's restaurant several times - good food and seating (quick and delicious - felt guilty for wanting to eat there so many times during our short stay).

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DurantTeam, Manager at Hotel Durant, responded to this review

Dear Jon C, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about the Hotel Durant. We are glad guests like yourself are enjoying the new Serta Mattresses we recently purchased a couple months back! Also, Henry's is constantly rotating items to choose from, so on your next visit make sure to stop by and taste whats new. Thanks... More 

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