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Claremont Hotel Club & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, CA 94705
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Twenty-five (or so) years ago I went to Mother's Day Brunch at the Claremont with my mother, her sister and my cousin. It made a sufficient enough impression on me that I was determined I would someday be back as a hotel guest. That opportunity presented itself this year in the form of a Groupon, which I snatched up. As... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After waiting 30 minutes in a line to check in we finally get to our room which is tired and small. Another 20 minutes and no luggage. When I call to the concierge( no one else answered) I am rudely told it is very busy, it will arrive as soon as possible and she thank you for your patience and... More

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Newport Beach, CA
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129 reviews 129 reviews
34 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Claremont in May while visiting my sister and mom for Mother's Day weekend. It was a charming old hotel with small rooms. The price seemed steep for what it was, but it was nice to try somewhere new. The grounds were lovely and well maintained. I don't know if we would stay there again, but it... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We live right across the Bay in San Francisco, but we had never been on the Claremont property. So, we decided to have a "Discover Berkeley Day" and spend the night. It was terrific. The Claremont is truly a place where you can check in and just stay. We had drinks and dinner at Paragon, and it was very good.... More

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San Carlos, California
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216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is beautiful. The valets and front desk staff are friendly and efficient. The elevators are a tad slow and small (but that's to be expected when the hotel is this old). The rooms were sizable and elegantly appointed with comfortable beds with numerous pillows, a desk and chair, and a side chair and big walk in closets. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is beautiful and has elegant charm. I was so happy to have the chance to stay there and enjoyed the facilities and property but I'm a light sleeper so I never had a good night sleep. Unlike modern rooms where you might have a hallway after entering your hotel room and then getting into the sleeping area, once... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Berkeley for a mid summer family mini break after having read about the hotel's history, great amenities and atmosphere. Whenever you mention the name "Claremont" to Bay Area locals they always tell you how wonderful it is. I guess they have never actually stayed here. We should have realized our mistake when we were directed our "bay... More

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

We regret not meeting your expectations during your recent stay at our hotel. The honest and open feedback of our valued guests is important to us and we want to assure you that your experience is not indicative of the level of service we strive to deliver. Please accept our apology for any inconveniences you encountered. Your comments will be... More

St. Petersburg, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
37 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't sleep in the lobby but you will wish that you could after you sleep one night in your room. This hotel stay that was so disappointing. The only bright spot was Frank at check in. He arranged a room change after our first night. From there it just got worse. A very young bellman (wish I had his... More

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

While we are glad that you appreciated the beauty of our public areas, it is with deep regret that we learn of your experience and we apologize for any disappointment you may have encountered. We value your impressions of our hotel. Please know that hospitality and service are of great importance to us and it is regrettable if your stay... More

Brooklyn, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was actually really unimpressed by this hotel. Sure, it's beautiful, but the amenities you receive & the customer service just don't match up with the price you pay. The hotel rooms are desperate for a remodel, and the bathrooms are TINY in the smaller rooms. I stayed there the weekend of my sister's wedding, and we upgraded our room... More

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

We appreciate your thoughtful review. We take special care to create an environment of relaxation for a peaceful retreat and it is disappointing to learn that you did not feel the same during your stay with us. Each of our guest rooms is unique from the next at our historic property and it is regrettable if your space was not... More

Bern, Switzerland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed the first couple of nights while being in the bay area. The hotel is clean, friendly stuff and a great pool area. We had an upgrade to a larger room which was perfect for our three kids to have enough space.

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

From spacious accommodations, friendly service and our great pool area, we are delighted that your visit with us at The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa was such a positive part of your trip. We hope your next time in the bay area will include another stay as it would be our pleasure to welcome you and your family again. More

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Address: 41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, CA 94705
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Location: United States > California > Berkeley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Claremont Hotel Club & Spa 4*
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Claremont Hotel Club Berkeley
Claremont Hotel Club And Spa
Claremont Resort Berkeley
Claremont Hotel Berkeley

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Since 1915, the Claremont has pampered guests at the level expected of a AAA Four-Diamond award winning hotel. With stress melting spa treatments, a wide range of fitness options, special events, live music, and endless culinary delights, you’ll find the Claremont engaging - even if you choose to simply engage in quality time alone. We deliver attentive service with a gracious hospitality casual enough to make you feel right at home. ... more   less 
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