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Hotel Durant

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2600 Durant Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704
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Ranked #5 of 21 hotels in Berkeley
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2009
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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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Champaign
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2009

From the moment I walked through the golden glass doors which opened automatically to welcome me I was made to feel like royalty at the Hotel Durant! Staff (Zack) offer me choice of beverage as I registered. The lobby was both charming and beautiful. My room was Huge! It was almost triple the size of a standard hotel room. I... More

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DurantHotelGM, James Lim, General Manager at Hotel Durant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive experience and for making Hotel Durant your “home away from home.” I shared your comments to Zach and the rest of our staff. We appreciate the feedback and are very pleased that we have exceeded your expectations. As a distinctive Joie De Vive hotel, we strive to exceed... More

new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2009

truly one of the best hotel experiences i've had in a long time. GREAT service and staff--a simple, very very nice property that is quiet and professional. they seemed to truly value my business, and made this one of the most comfortable business trips i have ever taken.

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2009

I traveled to Berkeley for an engineering workshop at the University of California. The location of the Hotel Durant was absolutely perfect for this trip because it is literally a block from campus. The hotel is located in downtown Berkeley, within walking distance of dozens of restaurants, shops, and entertainment (including several local cinemas). The hotel is also located within... More

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2009

My daughter and I stayed at the hotel over the Martin Luther King weekend while she was interviewing at Berkeley. The proximity to campus made it a great choice. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Their recommendations for a place to get coffee and ice cream were spot on. Our dinner in the hotel restaurant was delicious. Try to... More

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2009

We had a good stay at the hotel over new year 2008/09 - the room was large enough for the 4 of us (2 adults and 2 children), had a large walk in wardrobe where we could store suitcases so they were out of the way, and it was very clean. The hotel was in a perfect location for visiting... More

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Honolulu, HI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2009

Staff were friendly and courteous. The decor in the rooms is terrific... the lamp bongs, old streaker photos, and SAT vocab on the shower curtain were a great addition. Also, don't forget to check out the men's urinal in the lobby near the elevators... you'll love it if you're a berkeley fan (or stanford... and you have a sense of... More

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2009

I am a regular at the Durant hotel as I visit Berkeley business school often and I must say that my experience has always been superb! Friendly - All the staff at the Durant are polite and go out of their way to help you. I have yet to hear a "Sorry/No" from them! e.g. I wanted some cold milk... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2009

We spent a pleasant weekend at the Berkeley Durant Hotel in January 2009. The staff was very friendly, the room was comfortable and smartly decorated, and the flat screen TV, free WiFi and iPod sound dock came in very handy. The lobby was comfortable for an early morning read of the local paper, and the breakfast served to us at... More

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2009

I wanted to spend my New Year's weekend somewhere close enough to SF but with the feeling of going somewhere else, so I decided to stay at the Durant Hotel in beautiful Berkeley! The location can't be better. Right next to the Campus entrance and Telegraph St. Surrounded by beautiful seniority houses and buildings, Durant is one of them. The... More

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2009

Hotel Durant is conveniently located near Berkeley campus, eateries (a block away from Top Dog, Minami Japanese, Yogurt Park...) - GREAT LOCATION The staff offers FIRST CLASS SERVICE. They are very attentive to the needs of their guests, offering tea upon arrival since the weather at time was coooold! The front desks personnel were very courteous, welcoming and knowledgeable. The... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Durant

Also Known As:
Durant Hotel Berkeley
Durant Hotel
Address: 2600 Durant Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704
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Location: United States > California > Berkeley
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Berkeley
#3 Business Hotel in Berkeley
#5 Family Hotel in Berkeley
#5 Romantic Hotel in Berkeley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Durant 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located one block from the nations' top ranked public university, UC Berkeley, the Hotel Durant, is a full–service, 143 room boutique hotel, with a unique blend of classic Spanish Mediterranean architecture, modern conveniences and strong ties to the campus and community. Following a multi-million dollar redesign in 2008 that combined traditional and contemporary cultures, this Green-certified, cheeky, rebellious, collegiate styled hotel, features guest rooms with 37” LCD flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations, a simple, efficient workspace, complimentary wired and wireless hi-speed internet access, in-room laptop safe, 300-thread count linens and designer bath products. The addition of an Executive Level Floor - “The Graduate” - features a cozy, comfortable lounge, with a 56" flat screen TV and Playstation 3, complimentary continental breakfast, evening wine and cheese hour, and upgraded guestrooms. ... more   less 
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